S & K Sod Company, Inc.

Laying It Down For Over 40 Years
Use insecticides to maintain control of pests on your lawn.

Use insecticides to maintain control of pests on your lawn.

There are plenty of pests wanting to feast on the lawns we work so hard to keep beautiful. Common lawn pests, especially during the warmer months, include Chinch Bugs, Sod Webworms and Armyworms. Insecticides can help keep these bugs at bay. Call 407-892-3400 to speak...

You should use fertilizers prudently to maintain turf nutrition.

You should use fertilizers prudently to maintain turf nutrition.

Fertilizers help in maintaining the nutritional balance of your lawn. You’ll want to use them sparingly and within state and local fertilizer ordinance guidelines, as too much of a good thing can turn sour. In addition to keeping your lawn well fed, fertilizers may...

You may want to think about switching up your watering schedule.

You may want to think about switching up your watering schedule.

It’s a good idea to cut back the amount you water your lawn during rainy months. Excess water on turf grass promotes turf disease and insect attack. If you’re not sure your lawn needs water, look at the blades. When your lawn is thirsty, the blades of grass will fold...

Remember to mow your lawn frequently.

Remember to mow your lawn frequently.

As we all know, it rains almost every afternoon during a Florida summer. All of this extra water will get your grass growing faster than any other time of the year. It becomes important to mow your lawn more frequently in an effort to keep the grass under control....

Is S&K sod weed free?

Is S&K sod weed free?

S & K Sod thrives to grow the healthiest and weed free grass available. Due to the nature of turf grasses it is impossible to grow “weed less” sod. Undesirable plants develop immunity to the herbicides designed to eliminate them. Our certified grasses which...

Do you need to kill off your existing grass?

Do you need to kill off your existing grass?

S & K recommends exterminating all existing grass and weeds with a glyphosate herbicide. All remnants of prior grasses and weeds should be removed before new sod is placed. Seeds, spores and existing root systems in the soil will compete for the nutrients and...

Happy Valentines Day 2021

Happy Valentines Day 2021

Happy Valentines Day from all of us at S&K Sod. Call 407-892-3400 to speak to a sod professional about your specific sod needs. For complete sod installations or re-sodding in a residential or commercial environment, an S & K Sod professional will come to your...

Starting a new Florida lawn.

Starting a new Florida lawn.

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...

When is the best time to irrigate your lawn?

When is the best time to irrigate your 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...

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