Myths About Sod Debunked

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If you’re debating between buying sod or seed when redoing your lawn, there’s a lot of information out there about the pros and cons of both methods. However, some of…

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The Difference Between Dead and Dormant Grass

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So, you come home from vacation and find your lawn looking brown, dull, and lifeless. Before you take drastic measures and resod your entire lawn, learn the differences between dead…

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Seasonal Sod Water Guide

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Did you know that your sod has varying water requirements for optimal health throughout the year? Pairing that with Tampa’s local watering restrictions, and knowing how much and when to…

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Can I Resod in the Winter?

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Our lawns take on a lot of stress over the course of a year. Long days in the brutal sun, periods of drought, overly shady areas, and heavy foot traffic…

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The Best Time to Plant Sod in Florida

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We enjoy so many benefits living here in the Sunshine State, and the ease of keeping a gorgeously green and lush lawn is one of them! Florida’s climate Florida is…

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Understanding the Different Varieties of Sod

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When choosing the best sod for your lawn, you’ll be surprised at the number of options available. Each variety of sod performs best in different situations, so choosing one just because you like the way it looks isn’t a great strategy. Our team of sod experts here at Council Growers Sod can help you select the ideal sod for your yard’s soil, sunlight, and moisture conditions. We offer several varieties of sod to meet every homeowner’s needs, including: Empire Zoysia Many Floridians consider Zoysiagrass to be the gold standard for Sunshine State lawns, and Empire is the best of them all. Empire Zoysia grows slowly and evenly, reducing your required mows to just once every 1-2 weeks in the summer months. It’s also drought and chinch bug resistant. The fine blades of grass grown with Empire feel great under bare feet and hold up to traffic well, making it a superb choice for yards that get heavy use.

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