SOD INSTALLATION in FRISCO, TX
Main Street Lawn Care and Landscaping offers the best sod installation services in Frisco, TX. Our sod supplier delivers fresh from the farm to your home or business and we install your new lawn on the same day.
Bermuda, Zoysia and St. Augustine sod grasses are the most commonly used in our area as these warm-season grasses will thrive in Frisco and other far north Dallas areas when installed in the proper location. For example, Bermuda should be installed in areas of the lawn with full sun while Zoysia and St. Augustine are a more shade tolerant species sometimes used under trees or in the side yard.
Our Frisco, TX sod installation process starts with an inspection of your property where we gather information about soil, grading and available sunlight to help recommend the best sod type(s) for your lawn. We will also take detailed measurements to arrive on the right square footage to be installed.
On the day of installation, fresh sod is delivered to your property and our landscaping installation team will prepare and grade the area for a successful sod installation according to the 8-step procedure below.
Sod Grass Installation Process
- Test irrigation system (initial);
- Flag sprinkler heads and valve covers;
- Remove existing sod (if applicable);
- Roto-till area;
- Grade and smooth area;
- Install and roll new sod;
- Test irrigation system (final);
- Send watering instructions for your new sod.
Frisco Warm Season Grasses
Bermuda grass is the most popular and widely used grass species in the north Dallas area and southern portions of the United States. It’s a fine textured warm-season perennial grass that stays green in the spring, summer, fall and goes dormant (turns brown) in winter. Bermuda grass is used on golf courses, sports fields, commercial and residential properties and more.
Pros: High tolerance to heat, cold, sunlight, drought and weeds. Economically priced, widely available and quickly recovers from injury in areas with high foot traffic. Bermuda can be grown from sod, sprigs or seeds.
Cons: Low tolerance to shade and insects such as army worms and web worms. Bermuda requires more frequent mowing and fertilizing compared to other grass varieties.
Zoysia grass or Zoysiagrass is a popular shade tolerant grass species used in the north Dallas area and mid to deep southern portions of the United States. It’s a fine to medium-coarse leaf textured warm-season perennial grass that stays green in the spring, summer, fall and goes dormant (turns brown) in winter. It greens up in the spring before and goes dormant in the winter after Bermuda grass. Zoysia grass is used on high quality golf courses, sports fields, commercial and residential properties and more.
Pros: High tolerance to heat, cold, shade, weeds, insects and diseases. Dense carpet like cushion surface gives it a high-end look and feel that repels weeds better than other grasses. Zoysia requires less water than St. Augustine grass, has a higher shade tolerance than Bermuda grass and requires less frequent mowing and fertilizing compared to other grass varieties. Zoysia can be grown from sod, sprigs and from seeds in certain varieties.
Cons: Costs more than other grass varieties and is sold only by the pallet rather than single pieces. Requires more water than Bermuda grass and is less available. Zoysia tends to accumulate thatch if lawn clippings aren’t bagged frequently.
St. Augustine Grass
St. Augustine grass is a widely used grass species in the north Dallas area and southeastern portions of the United States. It has a wide blade and coarse texture. St. Augustine is warm-season perennial grass that stays green in the spring, summer, fall and goes dormant (turns brown) in winter. St. Augustine grass is used on commercial and residential properties and more.
Pros: High tolerance to heat, shade and weeds. St. Augustine is moderately priced and widely available. Requires less water and has a higher shade tolerance compared to Bermuda grass. St. Augustine can be grown from sod or plugs.
Cons: Low tolerance to cold, fungal disease and insects such as web worms and chinch bugs. It’s above ground stolons known as “runners” are invasive to adjacent Bermuda and Zoysia lawns. St. Augustine cannot be grown from seeds.
Free and Fast Estimates: If you already know the type and quantity of sod grass you need, we can provide fast, convenient sod installation cost estimates for your project over the phone (214-494-1727) or through email by submitting your information on our contact form.
We offer sod installation services in: Frisco, Prosper, Little Elm and The Colony.
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