TURFMAINTENANCE

YOUR TURF LOOKS BEAUTIFUL, NOW WHAT?

GENERALMAINTENENCE

To take root and produce the lush green lawn you were hoping for, fresh sod needs a fine balance of four things: sunlight, water, air and nutrients.

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SUNLIGHT

• Each variety of sod has it’s own sun and shade requirements. All turf varieties thrive in full sun, but none will survive full shade.

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WATER

• The quality of the soil you install or sprig your sod into can affect its water absorption.
• Sandy soil drains fast; therefore, your sod will need more water to maintain its rich color.
• Overwatering puts your new sod at risk of fungus and disease.

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AIR

• The turf we see gets plenty of air; it’s the root’s ability to breath you should be worried about.
• Compacted soil containing clay makes it hard for air and water to get to the roots and create a healthy, lush yard.

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NUTRIENTS

• Properly prepared soil may not require additional fertilizer.
• Slow-release, granular fertilizers are the best for sod, because they feed your lawn over time. This mitigates the amount of excess fertilizer that leeches into subsurface soil and water sources.
• Each variety of sod has its own unique nutrient requirements.

NOTE ON TRIMMING

Maintaining a healthy lawn includes frequent trimmings. Most varieties of Florida sod are best kept between 2”-3” long. Trimming your lawn not only produces and intoxicating scent, but helps your grass thrive by staving off an abundance of insects and small animals.

VARIETY MAINTENANCE

ICON ZOYSIA

Mower
Standard Rotary, Reel
Height
1-2″

EMPIRE TURF

Mower
Standard Rotary, Reel
Height
1-2″

FLORATAM ST. AUGUSTINE

Mower
Standard Rotary
Height
3.5-4″

SEVILLE ST. AUGUSTINE

Mower
Standard Rotary, Reel
Height
2-2.5″

PALMETTO ST. AUGUSTINE

Mower
Standard Rotary
Height
1.5-2.5″

CAPTIVA ST. AUGUSTINE

Mower
Standard Rotary, Reel
Height
2-3″

SAPPHIRE ST. AUGUSTINE

Mower
Standard Rotary
Height
1.5-2.5″

CELEBRATION BERMUDAGRASS

Mower
Standard Rotary, Reel
Height
.5-1″

TIFWAY 419 BERMUDAGRASS

Mower
Standard Rotary, Reel
Height
.5-1″

BAHIA GRASS

Mower
Standard Rotary
Height
3-4″

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