Sod

Spring and fall are the best times to install sod because of the cooler temperatures and more rainfall. Summer is a good time as well, however, more attention needs to be paid to watering and keeping the new sod wet for the first few weeks during the hottest period of the year.
Sodding your lawn allows you to enjoy instant beauty and maturity without the usual time consuming hassles of seeding. When purchasing turf, be sure that you are getting the freshest, finest quality turf available.
Watering must be started immediately after the sod is installed. This way you can get started watering while the rest of the sod is being installed. It is essential that enough water is put down the first time to thoroughly soak the sod and the soil under the sod.
We install sod in some spots or entire lawn. Re-leveling with additional top soil if necessary.
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Sod Installation

With LawnExpert, you can look forward to having a smooth sod installation process that will provide you with a durable, affordable lawn to enjoy for many years. We make yard and lawn care easy by providing premium sod installation services along with all the other yard and lawn care services you need for a beautiful, healthy, inviting yard.

After installation, we double-check all sprinkler heads to be sure they are operating correctly. If any sprinkler heads are damaged, we replace them. Your expert sod installer will go over watering procedures with you, to help you take care of your new grass.
Once all this is done, we will follow up with you after a couple of weeks to find out how your grass is growing and answer any questions you may have. If you have questions or concerns before the two week follow-up, just call or e-mail us.

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St. Augustine

  • St. Augustine

    • Characteristics
      This warm-season grass has a coarse texture and is medium-to-dark green in color. It also has a creeping growth habit and dense turf.
    • Temperature Tolerance
      St. Augustine grass thrives well during the heat of summer months, and tolerates most of the winters in North Texas without much problem. Extreme cold temperatures that occur occasionally in this area can cause damage to St. Augustine grass, especially in shady areas.
    • Shade Tolerance
      The most shade tolerate of any of the warm season grasses. Can survive with as little as 3 to 4 hours of direct sunlight daily.
    • Wear Resistance
      Exhibits poor wear tolerance to repeated foot traffic. Occasional traffic is not a problem on established turf. Has the ability to recover from damage rapidly once foot traffic is removed.
    • Water Requirements
      Requires irrigation during summer months of approximately 1/2-3/4 inch of water two to three times a week depending on soil type.
    • Disease and Insect Susceptibility
      Several diseases and insects can cause serious problems if not recognized and treated promptly.
    • Recommended Usage
      Still our best choice for lawns with partial shade. It will also perform well in lawns with full sun exposure. With proper care, St. Augustine will provide a thick beautiful lawn that discourages weed infestation.
    • Varieties
      The best varieties for this area are established from sod or plugs only. They include Raleigh and Palmetto.

Zoysia

  • Zoysia Grass

    • Characteristics
      Zoysia is a warm-season grass with a fine-to-medium texture and dark green color. It produces a low-growing, dense turf and has a slow growth rate.
    • Temperature Tolerance
      Tolerating heat exceptionally well, Zoysia also has one of the best overall cold tolerances of any warm season turf. It will turn totally dormant after the first frost but is one of the earliest grasses to green up in the spring.
    • Shade Tolerance
      Has moderate shade tolerance, which enables it to withstand some lower light conditions. Rated second in shade tolerance behind St. Augustine.
    • Wear Resistance
      Has some of the best wear resistance of any grass. If damage does occur, recovery is slow because of its slow growth rate.
    • Water Requirements
      Comparable to most of the warm season grasses. Has ability to live with little water, but to maintain quality turf, irrigation of approximately ½ – ¾ inch two to three times a week may be required.
    • Disease and Insect Susceptibility
      Overall Zoysia is highly resistant to most major turf diseases. Occasional insect problems can be controlled with proper management.
    • Recommended Usage
      Provides very good quality turf for home or business lawn. Moderate shade tolerance and excellent cold tolerance make it a grass that probably should be considered more often.
    • Varieties
      Improved varieties must be established from sod and include: Palisades, El Toro, Emerald

Bermuda

  • Bermuda Grass

    • Characteristics
      A warm-season grass with fine to medium texture, Bermuda grass is known for its dark green color. Vigorous growth along with an extensive root system combine to produce a dense hardy turf that is tolerant to most stress conditions.
    • Temperature Tolerance
      Bermuda exhibits excellent heat and cold tolerance if properly managed. Cold temperatures in winter will cause grass to go dormant but green up in spring is quick.
    • Shade Tolerance
      Very poor shade tolerance; requires full sun for most of the day to grow properly.
    • Wear Resistance
      One of our most wear resistant turfs. Can withstand moderate foot traffic without much damage. Recovers very quickly is damage has occurred.
    • Water Requirements
      Can survive with very little irrigation. However, in order to maintain good quality turf, waterings of approximately 1/2 – 3/4 inch two to three times a week depending on soil type may be required.
    • Disease and Insect Susceptibility
      Bermuda is susceptible to numerous diseases and insects. Proper detection and management can prevent any widespread damage.
    • Recommended Usage
      Bermuda can produce a very high quality turf if proper management is provided. It can also function as low maintenance turf for areas that will receive little care or irrigation. Because of this wide area of adaptation, it is utilized on everything from golf greens to roadsides.
    • Varieties
      There are numerous varieties available which can produce a quality turf. The improved varieties should be established from sod and include: U-3 Select Common, Texturf 10, Tifway 419, Celebration

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