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At Zander Sod we provide healthy dark green sod for your home lawn. We grow our sod on mediums that complement our Ontario soils.
We ensure that nutrient levels are optimum so that when our sod is installed it establishes itself quickly with proper aftercare.
We have the latest and top performing varieties to suit your property’s growing conditions.

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Zander Sod’s Number 1 Kentucky Bluegrass is the most popular choice for residential and commercial lawns, sports fields and parks.

We custom blend top performing cultivars, producing a turf which is specifically suited to our climatic zone with excellent temperature and drought tolerance as well as high resistance to disease.

Our Kentucky Blue provides an attractive, dense turf with great colour from spring to fall.

We supply our #1 Kentucky Bluegrass to most of the top rated golf courses in Canada.

fescue grassZander Sod Extreme Fescue is a superior combination of very highly ranked grasses in the NTEP trials. Creeping Red Fescue complimented with Chewing Fescue and a little Kentucky Bluegrass to give some soil strength for harvesting. Our Extreme Fescue sod is low maintenance requiring less fertilizer and irrigation. While all grasses require some sunlight to grow our Extreme Fescue blend is a little more shade tolerant than Kentucky Bluegrass. Characteristics:

  • Very stress tolerant
  • Very fine leaf texture
  • Excellent winter hardiness
  • Shade tolerant
  • Very good disease resistance
  • Medium growth rate for less mowing
  • Drought tolerant
  • Excellent close mowing tolerance
  • Requires less fertility
  • Requires less water

Ideal Use:

  • Applications include golf course rough, parks, sports fields and residential lawns.
  • Naturalized areas, pond and river bank buffers

Harvesting Options:

  • Available in small or big roll formats
  • Produced on a native sandy loam that compliments all Ontario soils

Zander Sod offers supply or supply and installation options for your project. Regardless of your needs we will deliver a superior product and provide service that is second to none.

PREMIUM SOD BLEND (100% Kentucky Bluegrass)

  • THRIVES IN FULL SUN
  • Four varieties to provide heartiest blend in one product
  • Professional quality seed (not sold in stores)
  • Only sod certified seed to ensure high level of purity and great genetics
  • Seed used on Zander Sod fields
  • Medium dark color
  • 99.9% weed free
  • Slow to establish, 15-30 days
  • Rhizomatous (spreading growth habit) for dense coverage and recuperative qualities
  • Seeding rate: 1kg per 1000ft2
  • Available in 1kg, 4kg, 10kg and 25kg bags

 

PREMIUM SUN MIX (50% Kentucky Bluegrass, 25% Fescue,25% Rye)

  • THRIVES IN SUN WITH SOME SHADE TOLERANCE
  • Professional quality seed
  • Only certified seed used to ensure a high level of purity and great genetics
  • Excellent for overseeding an existing lawn or establishing a new lawn
  • Contains Endophytes (naturally occurring fungi that helps to fight chinch bug and sod webworm)
  • 99.9% weed free
  • Quick germination rates with a rhizomatous (spreading) growth pattern dominant
  • Seeding rate: 1kg per 550ft2
  • Available in 1kg, 4kg, 10kg and 22kg bags

 

SUN/SHADE MIX (70% Fescue, 20% Rye, 10% Kentucky Bluegrass)

  • MODERATE SHADE TOLERANCE AND LIKES SOME SUN
  • Professional quality seed
  • Only certified seed used to ensure a high level of purity and great genetics
  • Excellent for overseeding an existing lawn or establishing a new lawn
  • Contains Endophytes (naturally occurring fungi that helps to fight chinch bug and sod webworm)
  • 99.9% weed free
  • Moderate germination rates with a bunch type (patchy) growth pattern dominant
  • Seeding rate: 1kg per 367ft2
  • Available in 1kg, 4kg, 10kg and 22kg bags

 

PENNCROSS BENTGRASS

  • Available upon request and in 1kg bags.

SPRING/SUMMER 25-5-10

  • High in Nitrogen to get the plant growing out of dormancy and encourage spring green up
  • Phosphorus to promote some root growth in spring
  • Potassium to strengthen the plant coming out of winter and through summer stress (i.e. drought tolerance)
  • Maintenance balanced fertilizer (5:1:2) great for summer
  • This product contains 50% Slow Release Nitrogen (half is used quickly and half slowly to encourage quick results, then steady feeding without a flush of growth)
  • Use product every 6-8 weeks during growing season
  • Application rate: 1kg covers 540 Square Feet

 

STARTER 8-32-16

  • Nitrogen to promote foundation components (amino acids, proteins), leaf development, energy storage and use, density and color
  • High in Phosphorus to help facilitate root growth and seedling development
  • Potassium to promote strong cell structure and help with root development
  • This product should be used just prior to or shortly after seed or sod
  • Use product every 6-8 weeks during growing season
  • Application rate: 1kg covers 438 Square Feet

 

FALL 20-5-20

  • High in Nitrogen to increase growth after long hot summer, promote carbohydrate storage in preparation for winter and aid in spring green up
  • Some Phosphorus to encourage root growth after depletion from the summer
  • High in Potassium to help strengthen the plant by thickening the cell wall to prepare it for winter
  • This product contains 40% Slow Release Nitrogen meaning that 60% is used quickly and 40% slowly to encourage quick results, then steady feeding without a flush of growth)
  • Use product in early fall after heat of season and/or late fall after grass stops growing but is still green
  • Application rate: 1kg covers 438 Square Feet

Anyone can put soil in a bag, but at the end of the day “It’s What’s Inside The Bag That Counts!” We are part of an international group that has been developing premium garden soil for over 15 years!

Our BigYellowBags are not only convenient but keep your driveway tidy as well. These bags will conveniently close to prevent outside elements from getting in and the whole bag does not have to be used all at once.

A 1 cubic yard bag weighs approx. 1500lbs and are available in the following products:

  • Black Garden Soil – Compost & Black Peat Mix
  • Nature’s Blend Soil – Black Garden Soil & Top Soil Mix
  • Mulch – Red, Black and Natural

To ordervisit www.bigyellowbag.com or call 1-877-727-2100.

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