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THE VALUE OF REAL GRASS – during a HEAT WAVE!

Natural grass surfaces reduce temperature extremes by absorbing the sun’s heat during the day and releasing it slowly in the evening, thus moderating temperature! Natural grasses cool temperatures appreciably, thus working as exterior ‘air conditioners’! Turf cools itself and it’s surroundings by the evapo-transpiration process.  Each grass blade acts as an evaporative cooler. Consider the […]

SUMMER HAPPINESS IS A FIELD OF SUNFLOWERS!

  Have a Wonderful LONG WEEKEND! The sunflower’s name comes from its tendency to re position itself to face the sun. It’s genus, Helianthus, is rooted in two Greek words — “helios” meaning sun and “anthos” meaning flower. The sunflower’s yellow color symbolizes vitality, intelligence, and happiness. The color yellow also traditionally symbolizes friendship.   […]

HARVESTING AND LOADING #1 KENTUCKY BLUE!

HARVESTING AND LOADING #1 KENTUCKY BLUE 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 […]