Posts Tagged ‘arizona sod’

How to Hire a Landscaper

Wednesday, June 17th, 2009

Once Evergreen Turf has helped you install your new Arizona sod lawn, you may find yourself thinking – how do I maintain my new lawn? (more…)

Arizona Sod and Lawn Maintenance Tips

Thursday, May 21st, 2009

When you live in Arizona, sod and lawn maintenance tasks vary through out the year depending on the season. However, Evergreen Turf has a few tips you can use all year long to improve the overall health of your desert landscape. (more…)

How to Design your own Landscape

Wednesday, May 6th, 2009

Designing your own yard can be fun but takes a lot of planning. Doing everything from choosing the best type of sod, setting up your irrigation system and following landscaping requirements can seem overwhelming at first. However, there are some guidelines and resources you can use to ensure the process of landscaping your Arizona sod lawn goes smoothly. (more…)

Removing Your Southwest Sod

Wednesday, May 6th, 2009

The southwestern states have a warm, arid climate making it difficult for certain types of sod to grow into a healthy lawn. Warm-season grass and cool-season grass are the two general types of western sod. (more…)

Evergreen Turf Knows How to Improve Curb Appeal with Arizona Sod

Monday, March 23rd, 2009

If you’re trying to sell your house, there are several things you can do to make your home stand out and be the shining star on your block. Your front lawn is a key element to the overall feel of the house. It’s vital that it appeals to potential buyers in such a way that they can visualize their children playing in the yard. This means removing certain personal items such as lawn gnomes and wind chimes from your front lawn. A quick and easy way to instantly improve the curb appeal of your home is to install sod in Arizona. (more…)

Take-All Root Rot and Arizona Sod Lawns

Thursday, March 19th, 2009

Struggling with lawn disease can be one of the most frustrating aspects of maintaining a nice Arizona sod lawn. Relatively recently a lawn disease was discovered that can take some time and effort to diagnose and treat. It is known as Take-All. (more…)

Arizona Sod and Shaded Lawns

Thursday, March 19th, 2009

Shaded lawns in Arizona can be trouble. Sod requires a lot of photosynthesis to survive, so if you take away its main source of food, you are basically starving the sod. This is why bare spots develop beneath trees. Left in the shade for 80% of the day, there simply isn’t enough sunlight to support the sod in Arizona. Some grasses don’t need as much sunlight, but even the most shade resistant varieties need at least 4 hours of direct sunlight each day. The most shade tolerant grass out there is Palmetto St Augustine and it requires 4 hours. This variety of sod is ideal for shaded Arizona lawns. (more…)

12 Water Conservation Tips for Arizona Sod Lawns

Thursday, March 19th, 2009

1. If you have automatic sprinklers, water your Arizona sod early in the morning. Wind and evaporation are at their weakest early in the morning. (more…)

How to Treat Fairy Rings in your Arizona Lawn

Thursday, March 19th, 2009

Fairy rings are raised green spots in Arizona sod lawns that take the shape of a circle. Growing steadily every year, some fairy rings can reach diameters of three or more meters. In mythical folklore, fairy rings were the result of fairies coming out of the woods at night and dancing in circles in the grass. While a cute story, it sure doesn’t explain much. Luckily, science has come up with explanations for why these strange rings occur. (more…)

Landscaping with Sod in Arizona

Thursday, March 19th, 2009

Like anything else, landscaping is all about goals. What type of sod is right for your Arizona lawn? What do you want your yard to look like? Maybe you want a balanced yard or something a bit more organic and off center. Or, maybe your goal is energy maintenance. You’d then want to choose plants that will provide shade, prevent weed growth, and use as few resources as possible. Figuring out your goals will start you in a direction right away. (more…)