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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18
Apr

Which Warm Season Grass is Right for My Lawn?

warm season grass

Choosing A Warm Season Grass

If you live anywhere where temperatures easily soar into the 90s during the summer, then chances are you’re looking for a drought tolerant warm-season sod grass for your lawn. Characterized by their innate ability to thrive in warm temperatures with little water, warm season grass is the key to keeping your lawn green. (Even if you live in the desert.)

When you’re deciding which warm-season grass is right for your lawn, there are a few additional things you should keep in mind besides the climate. Before you choose the type of grass you should know: your budget, the level of maintenance you’re willing to perform, the kind of texture you’re looking for and the functionality of the area where you’ll be installing the turfgrass.

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23
Sep

Choose Hearty and Beautiful West Coaster Fescue Sod

Thinking about a new lawn in California or Arizona? Then West Coast Turf’s West Coaster fescue sod is a grass that you should consider. This very versatile turfgrass can thrive in many soil types. It is the most drought tolerant and resistant of any of the tall fescue varieties we have found. Mature fescue sod is available for an instant, rich, green, lush lawn, and seed is available for easy repairs. At West Coast Turf, our sod is harvested daily and uniquely packaged to ensure that your delivery is fresh and ready for planting.
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06
Jun

Platinum Paspalum Sod Right for You in California or Arizona?

West Coast Turf's Platinum Paspalum sod

West Coast Turf’s Platinum Paspalum sod

Check out this video of Mr. Wise Grass discussing the benefits of West Coast Turf’s Platinum Paspalum sod for your home.  This warm season sod can be an excellent choice in both California and Arizona.  It has beautiful color, the longest greening of all warm season varieties, and easy care.  For more info on the unique (but easy) care for Platinum Paspalum, check our care tips.

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12
May

Do you need help selecting a turf?/When to use Soil Burst/Nanny Goat 12 Hour Run

If you are new to the southwest and have some questions regarding your lawn then you are in the right place. I try and give my readers weekly updates and a little bit of turf knowledge that can help them make an informed decision about which product to buy or how to grow your lawn properly. Believe it or not we are in the best time of the year to put sod down because you are giving your grass optimal weather and well over 100 growing days to get your lawn established.
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16
Nov

The "4 C’s" of Buying Sod

Most of us cross the path in our life when we learn the “4 C’s” of buying a diamond.  But how about the 4 C’s of buying sod?  Read the rest of this entry »

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