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Sod vs. Seeding: Which Is Best for Your Property?

Sod vs. Seeding: Which Is Best for Your Property?

Florida lawns, if not properly cared for and maintained, can often look like patchwork. Excess debris or significant weather changes can, over long periods of neglect, can cause lawns to deteriorate and grass to thin out. There are two main ways to fill out patchy lawns: lie down sod or lie down seed.

Both methods have their benefits and their drawbacks, but it really comes down to your particular timeline. If you require more immediate results, lying down sod is most likely your best option.

Here are the benefits of sod vs. seeding your property in Orlando, The Villages, Clermont, Winter Garden, and surrounding areas in central Florida.


How Long it Takes for Sod & Grass Seed to Establish Itself

Sod being rolled out and applied to a bare dirt lawn in Orlando, FL.

It can take several months for a seeded lawn to grow.

Since seeds are—well, seeds—it takes time for them to be distributed, watered, and to grow. This process can take several months to see a fully-realized lawn. While seeding is often cheaper, the time and maintenance needed for it to properly take effect and grow far outlast that of sod.

See instant results with a sodded lawn.

Lying down sod produces instant results. Whereas seeding may take several months to fill in a lawn, sodding ensures that your lawn is in excellent shape from the onset. From there, proper care and maintenance are all you need. When it comes to timeliness, sod is the winner. Lying down sod means your lawn gets to looking its best in no time—<>

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