09
Jun

Artificial Grass vs. Natural Turf

Artificial GrassWhat’s the difference between Artificial Grass and Turfgrass?

The main difference between artificial grass and turfgrass is quite simple: one is real grass while the other is synthetic. Both have their own pros and cons respectively, however one is better for the environment than the other. Let’s take a look at these two types of grasses side by side to gain a better understanding of each and their effect on both our environment and our home. Read the rest of this entry »

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16
May

Summer Lawn Preparation

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Is your Lawn Ready for Summer?

Now that the clouds of winter have parted and Spring has arrived, it’s time to start preparing your lawn for the imminent heat of summer. If you haven’t already started your seasonal spring cleaning, then your lawn is the best place to start. The secret to keeping your lawn lush and green throughout the summer lies in the lawn care techniques you implement now.

Don’t risk the chance of sparse, unhealthy and patchy grass by not taking the simple steps needed to transition your lawn for the summer. Instead take the time to cultivate a resilient lawn that can withstand the effects of the sun and heavy foot traffic by following these steps. Read the rest of this entry »

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24
Apr

The Difference between Bermuda and Seashore Paspalum

Bermuda and Seashore Paspalum

What’s the Difference Between Bermuda and Seashore Paspalum?

This is a common question that our Arizona sod professionals are asked by customers and business owners alike. When deciding to re-sod your lawn, it’s important to research all the different varieties of sod available. If you know that a warm season grass is best, then you’re most likely trying to decide between a bermuda grass or Seashore Paspalum.

When comparing similarities of these two warm-season grasses one thing is for sure: they both thrive in warm climates. This means that both grasses are water friendly, can withstand drought conditions and are durable under heavy foot traffic. Also, remember that these types of warm season grasses go dormant during the winter and will require overseeding to maintain year-round coloring. Read the rest of this entry »

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20
Apr

Tips for Watering Sod Wisely

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Water Wisely

Everyone wants a lush, green lawn! But not everyone knows the proper maintenance procedures to follow to achieve such a look. One of the biggest factors in keeping your lawn healthy and green is water. Luckily, our sod and lawn care experts have the exact tips you need for watering sod wisely!

Before we begin, keep in mind that the amount of water you should give your lawn depends on the age of your sod. You would not water new sod the same way in which you water established turfgrass. Also, we’d like to remind you that the type of sod you’ve installed in your lawn will determine the type of watering schedule to abide by.

For instance, warm season and cool season turf grasses need different amounts of sunlight and water to grow and thus need to be tended to differently. However, there are still some general tips and guidelines for watering that all lawn owners should follow. Read the rest of this entry »

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19
Apr

Spring Lawn Transition Questions Answered for California and Arizona Sod!

Spring has sprung and your warm season sod might need a little help with the transition in California and Arizona. Mr. Wise Grass is here to help!  Check out his latest video for tips on how to keep your lawn looking the best in the neighborhood!

IMPORTANT! FOLLOW THESE STEPS FOR A BEAUTIFUL, LUSH LAWN:

Step By Step Transitioning for California and Arizona Sod

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13
Apr

Best Organic Fertilizers for Arizona Sod

Organic Fertilizers

Going organic seems to be the trend lately. So, why not take this trend to your lawn by using organic fertilizers on your Arizona sod? It’s easier than you may think.

Organic lawn fertilizers are extremely beneficial to both your soil and the environment. They’re also very effective at providing the necessary nutrients your grass needs. When used regularly, organic fertilizers improve overall soil structure while encouraging the presence of soil microbes and fungi that work to attack pests and potential diseases. Proper maintenance practices, like aeration and mowing, along with the use of organic fertilizer can make your lawn less labor and water intensive in the long run.

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07
Apr

Keep your Athletic Field Running All Year Long with Arizona Sod

 

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Players may be ready to hit the field, but before they do the field must be ready for the players first. Since different sport’s seasons run all year long, and many fields have a multi-sport purpose, keeping your athletic field in the best condition for players and fans alike may be easier said than done.

Is your athletic field ready for the sport’s seasons to come? To answer that question, you must first understand the main components that make up a well-built field. The three main components of a well-built athletic field are: safety, playability and aesthetics. To accomplish these three components, there is only one factor to keep in mind.

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04
Apr

Sod Tips: Keep Your Lawn Green Year-Round

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No one likes a brown lawn! Are you taking the necessary steps to keep your lawn green year-round?

Unfortunately, it’s not as easy as simply laying new sod, watering it and hoping for the best. Proper sod care and maintenance requires a year-round commitment to your lawn. Lucky for you, our sod experts have compiled a seasonal guide to provide you with some easy steps you can take throughout the year to ensure your sod stays healthy and green even in the harshest weather.

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17
Mar

Arizona Sod Lawns on a Budget

Arizona Sod Installation
 

How Much Does Sod Cost?

 
According to a recent study done by Home Advisor, the average cost of having sod installed in a 2,000-square foot yard is a little over $1,000. Assuming the area is relatively flat, this price includes the sod, labor and equipment needed to have your sod installed by a professional.

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06
Mar

Create a Drought Resistant Lawn with these Arizona and California Sods

Drought Resistant Lawn

Hope all you California and Arizona residents stayed dry from all the rain these last few weeks. The good news is, it looks like we’re finally going to get a break from the rain (for now, at least). However, we still have some time before Spring arrives. So, soak up the wet winter weather while you still can, because it won’t last forever.

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