Archive for the ‘Arizona Sod Landscaping’ Category

Spring brings baseball and sod back to life in Arizona

Friday, March 26th, 2010

The arrival of spring in Arizona has brought with it the activity and excitement of Major League Baseball’s spring training, as well as the re-emergence of lush, green lawns.


Discover the Benefits of Mulch

Friday, December 11th, 2009

Mulch is used as a protective covering for plants to help them stay healthy. When placed around the plant, mulch can reduce the amount of water lost to evaporation by up to 30 percent. It can also prevent weed growth and frozen roots. Mulch can be especially beneficial to folks in Arizona as it is a particularly dry desert climate with close-to-freezing temperatures in the winter. (more…)

Freshly Cut Grass Relieves Stress

Tuesday, October 27th, 2009

Everyone is familiar with the expression, “Take the time to stop and smell the roses.” As it turns out, you’re better-off stopping to smell the grass. According to a recent study, the smell of freshly cut grass makes people relaxed and happy. (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…)

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…)

Spring Is In The Air: Is it time to install Sod in your Arizona lawn?

Thursday, March 26th, 2009

Your lawn is a great place to create memories with family and friends. It’s that time of year again when temperatures begin to rise and the sun shines a little bit longer each day. Wild flowers start to sprout from the ground and butterflies can be seen drifting in and out of backyards. Choosing the best type of grass and making a beautiful green sod lawn enriches your life while improving the surrounding community. Spending a little bit of time to put together an eye-catching lawn can bring peacefulness and inspiration to the neighborhood and passers-by. (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…)

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…)