Homeowner Resources

We are committed to helping you have the best lawn you can have. Whether you have Sod from NGTurf installed or not, we know turf better than anyone and we are honored you are here to get help with the care of your yard.

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Best Practices

Proper lawn care practices are critical to having a beautiful, healthy lawn. Learn the best practices for your particular lawn type. 
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Grassfinder

Need help choosing the right type of grass for your lawn? Let us help guide you to the best sod for your needs.

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Lawn Threats

Discover common lawn threats and learn how to deal with them in order to keep your lawn at its healthiest.

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In the Yard

As a homeowner, your yard plays a big part of your lifestyle. From kids playing to pets roaming, your yard has many functions. 


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Project Spotlight

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Recent Articles

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Bermuda

Winter Lawn Care

Many of us look forward to the quiet of winter, when we trade in the weekly chores of mowing, trimming and blowing to retreat indoors and relax fireside. While your lawn will require much less work in the next few months, a few tasks are still necessary to keep your grass healthy throughout the winter. A little effort now will help ensure a more beautiful lawn in spring.

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Education

Painted Sod for Holiday Curb Appeal

If you’re selling a home or working on a landscaping project, consider installing NG Turf’s painted sod for instant curb appeal. The vibrant, natural color will make your lush green lawn the envy of the neighborhood.

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Best Practices

When and How to Aerate the Lawn

Often overlooked, aeration plays an important role in maintaining a healthy lawn. And this year, more than ever, our lawns could use the help. A hot, dry fall followed by a wet winter and spring have led to a patchy start for many warm-season grasses. If your lawn is struggling to green up, it may be time to aerate.

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Get Rid of Birdseed in Your Lawn
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Get Rid of Birdseed in Your Lawn

Feeding our fine feathered friends is a worthy cause, especially for hungry cardinals, blue jays, Carolina chickadees and many others that winter over in our area. However, if you erect a birdfeeder, toxic shells, weed sprouts and unwanted critters could pose potential threats in your yard. Take the following steps to get rid of birdseed in your lawn while keeping the birds well fed.

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NG TURF Thanksgiving Letter from Aaron McWhorter
Education

Thanksgiving Letter from Aaron McWhorter

I think we can all agree that 2020 has not been a normal year. Yet, in the midst of everything, we here at NG Turf have found many reasons to be thankful. Despite dire projections early in the year, we kept growing and harvesting our premium farm fresh sod, and our customers kept ordering and installing it. In fact, we’ve had a great year, and we couldn’t be more grateful to our staff and customers.

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Best Practices

Why Rake Leaves?

The truth is, you don’t have to rake leaves. But before you get too excited, you also can’t just leave them lying on your lawn. If you have kids, definitely get out the rake and create some piles for fall-tastic jumping and playing, but once the fun’s over, you will need to decide what to do with all those leaves.

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Education

What Causes Brown Patches on Lawns?

Your grass was beautiful all summer long, but once the mercury began to fall, brown patches appeared on your lawn. It’s a common story. Environmental conditions such as dense shade, poor drainage, poor airflow and overwatering can invite disease like brown patch, large patch or dollar spot any time of year. But even the best kept lawns in our area are susceptible to fungal attack in the fall and spring, when the temperatures tend to be moderate and moisture levels higher.

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Best Practices

How to Successfully Install Sod in the Fall

Most people think of spring for installing a new lawn, but in the South, there’s no need to wait. Sod can be laid practically any time of year. In fact, fall is actually better for certain grass varieties. Let’s take a look at some of the considerations for successful sod installation in the fall.

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Marvelous Mountain Retreat Renovation
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Homeowner Spotlight: Marvelous Mountain Retreat Lawn Renovation

Anthony Prosser, an Englishman turned Floridian, purchased a 60-year-old cabin in the woods of Highlands, North Carolina as a vacation home. Measuring just under three-quarters of an acre, the entire lot was forest. Prosser declared that the first order of business was to clear out some of the mature trees and open up the canopy to allow grass to grow.

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