Laying new sod to create a stunning lawn is an art and a science, and our highly trained sod installation team has perfected both. The sod we use is of the very highest grade available and we offer a variety of different grasses and turf. After examining the site, we will advise you on the particular type of lawn we recommend for your property.
Once we determine the best choice for your landscape, we will prepare the site to ensure proper drainage. The finished product that we hand over to our client, never fails to please. A rich green lawn that is beautifully contoured and immaculately sculpted immediately enhances the beauty and value of a property. Sod comes in several varieties. Some prefer shade, others prefer sun, and others perform well in high traffic areas. If you are thinking about ordering or planting sod, itís important to know the difference between the varieties.
Bermuda grass is one of the best choices for a hot, sunny climate. Bermuda is the most popular of sod grasses available. It is widely used because of its low maintenance requirements and its good tolerance to regional weather conditions. It is a rapidly spreading variety that becomes extremely dominant and discourages weeds if maintained properly. Bermuda takes root very quickly and grows well in clay conditions. It needs less water than other grasses, and its ability to withstand frequent traffic contributes to its desirability. Bermuda sod provides a green dense luster in the growing season and reverts to a light wheat color during its dormant period in the winter months. It is a favorite of golf courses, and again, if maintained properly gives a beautiful appearance.
Recommended Sunlight: 10-12 hours per day
- Least Expensive of the Five Sod Types
- Low Overall Maintenance
- Highest Tolerance to Sunlight
- Good Tolerance to Traffic
- Takes Root and Spreads Rapidly
- Aggressive Growth
- Grows Well in Clay
- Loses Color During Winter Dormancy
Zoysia has been referred to as the Premier sod. When at its best, Zoysia looks nothing short of spectacular. It is a slow-growing, fine-textured, dense turf grass. Maintenance is similar to that of Bermuda sod; however, Zoysia requires less mowing during the growing season than the other types. It is generally resistant to weeds and can tolerate a high volume of traffic. When properly cared for, Zoysia's appearance is impeccable, but if not properly maintained, it can gain a semi-dormant look. Zoysia has been referred to as the Premier sod. When at its best, Zoysia looks nothing short of spectacular. It is a slow-growing, fine-textured, dense turf grass. Maintenance is similar to that of Bermuda sod; however, Zoysia requires less mowing during the growing season than the other types. It is generally resistant to weeds and can tolerate a high volume of traffic. When properly cared for, Zoysia's appearance is impeccable, but if not properly maintained, it can gain a semi-dormant look.
Recommended Sunlight: 5-7 hours per day
- Dense, Fine Texture
- Resistant to Weeds
- High Drought Tolerance
- High Shade Tolerance
- High Traffic Tolerance
- More Expensive than Other Types
- Slow to Establish
- Can be Hard to Cut
St. Augustine is a warm season grass. Although it has a strong growth habit, it is slow to replenish weak areas and is not as traffic tolerant as Bermuda. St. Augustine can tolerate a moderate amount of shade, but does its best in full sun. The color is normally paler than other sod types and requires a consistent watering schedule to achieve a lush green appearance. St. Augustine goes into a Semi-dormancy during the winter.
Recommended Sunlight: 5-7 hours per day, Some Hybrids as low as 1 hour per day
- Low Maintenance
- Grows Well in Poor Soil
- Requires Less Mowing
- High Resistance to Weeds
- Course Texture
- Appearance Not as Lush as Other Grasses