Sod Tips and Resources

We’ve been in the sod business for almost 35 years. As a premier grower of turfgrass for commercial and residential clients in New York and the Northeast, we’ve learned a thing or two about sod. Below, browse our useful tools and important information on purchasing, installing, and caring for new natural turfgrass sod.

Sod installers installing sod

Sod FAQs

Read the answers to our customers’ frequently asked questions on everything sod, from buying, to installation, to new sod care.

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Sod lawn vs seeded lawn

Sod vs. Seed

Why sod you lawn instead of seeding or hydroseeding? We breakdown sod’s benefits and the top 5 reasons to choose sod over seeding measures.

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Sod Calculator

Use our handy sod calculator to know how much sod you will need to buy.

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Site preparation for sod installation

Preparing Your Site

Prepare your soil for sod delivery with these easy steps! Site preparation ensures easy installation for new sod grass and longterm health benefits.

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Preparing ground for sod installation

DIY Sod Installation

Read our important DIY sod installation tips from the pro sod installers at Saratoga Sod Farm! Learn the proper way to lay sod for optimal growth and appearance.

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New Sod Care

Learn our expert tips for caring for new sod, on everything from when to water, how soon to mow, and when to fertilize new sod.

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Seeding & Fertilizing Tips

Keep your lawn looking lush and healthy year-long! Read our expert tips for seeding and fertilizing your lawn.

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Helpful Resources

Browse our list of helpful organizations, local companies, and informative resources pertaining to sod grass, sod care, and lawn/garden management.

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