New Lawn Care
We recommend Floratam Sod be fertilized
30 days after installation. Floratam Sod should be fertilized when needed or
3 to 4 times a year. A balanced fertilizer works best. Examples are
6-0-6 or 10-0-10. Bahia Sod should be fertilized once a year in the spring. Fertilizing
your new lawn or sod, as needed, is important.
Two weeks after installation Floratam, Bahia, Seville and Zoysia Sod may be mowed.
Always have mower set to 3-4" height for Floratam, Bahia and Seville.
Mowing height for Zoysia may be from 1/2" to 2". Maintaining the
proper mowing height for your type of new lawn or sod is important.
New Lawns should be given water every day for one week. Thereafter, water
when needed. Water one to three times a week, depending on weather conditions. Watering your
new lawn or sod is very important.
Spray with Triazicide, Talstar, Arena or Crosscheck for
Chinch Bugs in Floratam. Spray with Triazicide for Mole Crickets in Bahia Sod.
Spray one week after installation. Thereafter, spray every other month,
six times a year. Spraying your new lawn or sod correctly is important.
Spray Floratam with Daconil or T'Storm two weeks after installation.
Thereafter, spray every other month. Spray
during the wet season. Following this schedule for this type of
new lawn or sod is important.
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