S & K Sod Company, Inc.

Laying It Down For Over 40 Years
Mowing Your New Sod.

Mowing Your New Sod.

New installations are often uneven and care should be taken not to scalp high spots. Mow new grass once sod is rooted, usually after about 3 weeks. Bag clippings only if grass is clumping and shading new grass. Once established, follow Ongoing Maintenance guidelines...

Planting a Lawn with Sod.

Planting a Lawn with Sod.

Start by clearing any debris from the site and leveling the soil. When your sod is delivered, check to see that it's healthy and problem free. Lay your sod within twenty-four hours of delivery, and lightly irrigate the soil just before you begin. Fit the squares...

How much do you water new sod.

How much do you water new sod.

Watering new sod is not about just getting the grass blades wet. It is what's underneath that really counts. When you install new sod, all that you've really done is laid down a green rug on top of the ground. The idea now is for that rug to send down roots and...

What is the best time to irrigate my lawn?

What is the best time to irrigate my lawn?

Sodded lawns should be irrigated during the early morning hours that coincide with the dew falling (usually from 4:30 a.m. until 8 a.m. with these times being adjusted with daylight savings time.) This helps to minimize evaporation, promote conservation and reduce the...

Don’t be fooled this April 1st.

Don’t be fooled this April 1st.

Don't let someone flock your lawn. What is flocking your lawn you ask. It's when someone finds a flock of lawn flamingos and cover your lawn with them! If someone does play this April fools jock on you hopefully they make a point of picking up their own flock when the...

Things to look for in new sod.

Things to look for in new sod.

New sod is susceptible to insect infestation and fungus diseases and must be treated within 5 days after sod is installed. Recommended fungicides are Pro-Star or Heritage and recommended insecticides are liquid Sevin or Arena. New sod is very susceptible to...

Captiva Saint Augustine Sod Grass

Captiva Saint Augustine Sod Grass

Captiva St. Augustine Sod Grass A reduced input St. Augustine, Captiva’s pest resistance minimizes the need for chemical inputs and their low growth habit reduces mowing frequency. Resistant to all chinch bug varieties found in the State of Florida Lush, dark green...

Argentine Bahia Sod Grass

Argentine Bahia Sod Grass

Argentine Bahia Bahia is a popular low-maintenance lawn grass for infertile soils. The primary uses for Bahia are residential and commercial lawns and erosion control. Bahia Characteristics: Dark green color Coarse texture blades with seed heads (May to November)...

Happy Saint Patrick’s Day 2020.

Happy Saint Patrick’s Day 2020.

May the Irish hills caress you. May her lakes and rivers bless you. May the luck of the Irish enfold you. May the blessings of Saint Patrick behold you. Call 407-892-3400 to speak to a sod professional about your specific sod needs. For complete sod installations or...

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