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Aeration for your lawn in the Fall and Spring

Aeration is a great way to keep your lawn healthy and beautiful. We recommend that aeration of your lawn in the fall and spring seasons. The benefits of aeration include loosing up the soil, removing or breaking up thatch, improve the ability for water, nutrients, and oxygen to get into the soil releases carbon and…

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How to Take Care of New Sod in the Fall

We recommend applying a winterizing fertilizer or other slow-release nitrogen fertilizer to the sod in November. This will help keep the grass-fed during the winter and into the spring. This step should be followed as long as the sod has been in place for over six weeks. Laying sod in late summer or early fall…

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Preparing your Yard for New Lawn and Sod in Utah

This guide is to help give some tips and suggestions regarding preparing for your new lawn / sod in Utah. Here is a couple of recommendations We recommend that you start with testing the soil. This is important because improving the soil before any planting takes is one of the best ways to give your…

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New Lawn and Sod in Utah

If you are looking to install a new lawn or for putting sod in your yard in Utah here are a few helpful hints. We recommend that you level and even the ground and bring in  . This helps your lawn thrive and can help the roots grow strong and healthy. Having an even lawn…

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Jacklin’s Scottish Sod Variety for Utah Lawns

Sod King and the sod farms we work with carrying many varieties of sod including our new product called Jacklin’s Scottish Links Mixture. This sod consists of low growing fine fescue that is well adapted to harsh conditions including golf course roughs, bunker faces and more. If this sod is not mown the formula provides…

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Flooding Damages Many Sod Farmers Crops in Utah

Weather is a result of the water cycle. Water evaporates into the clouds where the temperature is colder.  As a result, the water changes form from a gas to a liquid or ice (This process is called condensation). The more water a cloud absorbs the heavier it becomes until it precipitates in the form of…

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Preparing the Soil Before laying Sod

Growing a lawn from seed takes time, money, and patience.  If the owner has time to plant a seed, it could be a wonderful experience to watch it come up out of the ground.  However, if you have a busy lifestyle, and do not want to spend months watching tiny seeds grow into a lawn…

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The Science behind Sod

There are many variations of Sod for your yard. Our Utah Sod Farm grows three variations of sod and we offer varying mulch products as well based on your landscaping needs. Sod variations include King Blue Kentucky Bluegrass, King Green Fescue, King Silver Hybrid. These various sods contain top seed varieties in all categories, excellent…

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Growing Sod in a Shady Yard – Sod and Sod Installation Utah

If you are looking for sod installation sod or mulch in Utah you have come to the right place! Sod King offers sod for sale with fast and professional sod installation in the Lehi, Farmington, Salt Lake City and South Jordan areas. Give us a call or text us at 801-203-3035. Growing Sod in a…

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Preparing the Soil for Sod Installation

Homeowners often enjoy a lush green lawn made of soft sturdy turf.  However, there are several things to consider before the reality of a beautiful, green lawn comes true.  For example, some people go to a lot of trouble to plant seeds and watch them slowly grow. However, if you want a beautiful lawn without…

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Sod Preparation

SOD Preparation Guide: Soil prep is very important in the success of the sod and establishing a lawn. Soil preparation can only be done once before laying your sod. Follow these guidelines to increase your success with sod. Clear all weeds and debris from area. The use of Round-Up or other weed killers to remove…

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Watering and Lawn Care Guide

Watering and Lawn care guide: Prepare your site before receiving your sod. Pre-spread a fertilizer in the sod area before laying. This will help the root system of the sod to get nutrients immediately after it has been planted. For best results, stay off your new sod for two weeks. Stagger the sod joints in…

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Caring for your new Lawn

New Lawn: Lightly sprinkle water on the bare soil as you install your new sod. This will cool the soil providing a better environment for new, tender roots of the sod. Using a hose, water each piece of sod within 15 minutes of being laid on the soil. Give your new sod one inch of…

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Lawn Maintenance

Fertilizer Guide: When temperatures are fairly cool and your lawn is dry, apply fertilizer that is applicable to your soil and climate. Check with your local nursery or garden center for what works best. Make sure you read the application instructions multiple times to know how much to apply and how often. For best results,…

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Top 5 Tips for Keeping your Lawn Green

Every homeowner wants to impress the neighbors with a luscious green lawn. No matter what time of year it is, here are some useful tips to keeping your grass healthy and beautiful. 1. Water Wisely Established grass needs 1-1.5 inches of water in the spring and fall, but up to 2.5 inches in the heat…

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When do I water my lawn?

When Do I Water My Lawn and for How Long? Lawns are a source of pride for many homeowners. No matter what type of grass you get, you will need to water it every so often. While it may seem like a simple task, many property owners do not understand the proper way to water…

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Preparing your yard for new Sod.

How to Get Your Lawn Ready for New Sod   When you’ve made the decision to give your yard or outdoor space a fresh start with sod, it’s important to take the necessary steps to ensure success. A new layer of sod can give your land a uniform and attractive look, or you can instantly create…

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Low Maintenance Plants for Your Yard

Low Maintenance Plants for Your Yard A beautiful lawn can be just the thing to take your property to the next level. While many types of grass and plants require a bit of maintenance, there are others that can be maintained with a more hands-off approach. If you do not want to constantly worry about…

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Keep that lawn looking good!

Maintain a Healthy Lawn With These Helpful Tips   Whether you’re a homeowner or a commercial property manager, there’s nothing more enticing than a lush, beautiful green lawn. A gorgeous lawn doesn’t happen by accident; there are several habits you need to add to your lawn maintenance routine to get your grass looking picture perfect. Here…

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Caring for your new Lawn

New Lawn: Give your new sod  water immediately after it is installed. Run each cycle for about 15 min and then run the cycles AGAIN to give it a really good deep watering – another 20-30 minutes on each zone.  When finished, the sod should be “squishy wet.” Water your new sod 2-3 times during…

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