Secret of Winning Large-Scale Sod Projects

At Superior Sod & Garden Supplies, we know how to sod big! Although we enjoy teaching homeowners about creating lush grass at their homes, we get an extra thrill working on large-scale projects. What is our secret for landing this work?

Sod-Growing Experience

During 20 years of growing sod in the extreme climate in Kalispell, Montana, owner Don Curtis started building his reputation as the “Father of Sod.” Over time, he learned why using the correct cultivars and providing his own turf plots was essential. As a result of this experience, he developed a special blend of Bluegrasses, which led to the large-scale project of sodding the University of Montana’s new football stadium in Missoula.

Creation and Success of Special Blend of Bluegrasses

Our special blend of Bluegrasses has contributed to the success of large-scale projects for the following reasons:

  • Drought tolerance
  • Long-term wear
  • Winter hardiness

After the university sod installation project was finished, our company handled the daily maintenance for this massive athletic field. We had only 3 weeks to make sure that the field could withstand the intensity of the university’s homecoming game that year. We are particularly proud that every piece of sod remained intact, which was a major success and complete honor for us!

Golf Courses, Baseball Fields, Parks, Tourist Getaways & More

Besides this athletic field project, we were also selected for many other large-scale projects. Some of these have included:

  • Building golf courses from the initial stage
  • Rebuilding and repairing other tees
  • Sodding many large-scale parks
  • Completing many commercial and residential projects

Photos of Big Sod Work

Sometimes, you just need to see photos to grasp what we mean by “big sod work.” We wanted to share our experiences with you in a visual way. Here are some of the highlights:

  • Completing and reconstructing a sand bunker at a golf course
  • Sodding a park located in Missoula, Montana
  • Reconstructing a golf course in Western North Carolina
  • Using our sod extensively at a tourist getaway
  • Supplying and installing sod on 100-acre fields

Contact Superior Sod & Garden Supplies for Large-Scale Projects

Are you ready to get started on a large-scale sod project? Do you need experienced professionals to ensure that every detail is handled correctly? Contact the “Father of Sod” and “Big Al” at Superior Sod & Garden Supplies now!

Mulch and Topsoil

A freshly made and delivered topsoil blend from Parker Bark.

Mr Parker has been making all the various mulches and processing his own successful blend of topsoil for 40 years. His blend consists of screened black dirt and sand, and added to this mix is a Certified Blend of Compost. 15% of this Compost is turkey mulch. This topsoil blend is than heated to kill all weed seeds. This blend drains well with the incorporation of sand, and with the Certified Blend of Composts there is plenty of Organic Matter to hold the right amount of moisture and nutrients.

 Mulch by ParkerParker Premium Topsoil

Mulch and Topsoil

Parker mulch and topsoil is our exclusive provider of the finest mulch and topsoil

Jamie is the delivery driver for Parker and is a great guy he is is one of their long term drivers, and he just delivered 40 cubic yards to us.
****There is no topsoil blend or mulch anywhere that equals what Mr. Parker and his staff produces****.  And we are happy to deliver this to your home or project, or you can come by and we load your pickup or trailer up.

 

Mulching Season is here!

Mulching season is here! We have been taking delivery of fresh mulch from our suppliers and we encourage our customers to place orders for mulch which we can deliver or you can come to our Ogden location to pick up.

The benefits of mulch to your landscape are many. Mulch as you probably know helps to minimize weeds. Mulch is also an inexpensive way to add curb appeal to your property and to make the contrast of a well groomed lawn really pop.

Some people like to mulch with pine straw which we carry and others like to use shredded bark. If you are unsure of the type of mulch to use in your landscape please send us an email or just give us a call and we will be happy to discuss your mulch needs with you.

Spring is the best time to mulch so you can make your yard attractive and to minimize the weeds so what are you waiting for?

Mulch sold at Superior Sod

We sell outstanding fresh Mulch

Long Leaf Pine Straw

Fresh Load of Awesome Long Leaf Pine Straw!

We will continually have in stock 400 Bales of Fresh Long Leaf Pine Straw.

The 400 bales of Long Leaf Pine Straw will ALWAYS be fresh, will have air movement to provide for a dry environment which will maintain the maximum reddish color. As always leaves and sticks do not exist for 99% of our bales. AND THIS IS LONG LEAF PINE STRAW – NOT SLASH!  THERE IS A HUGE DIFFERENCE!

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Superior Long Leaf Pine Straw

Spring is here!! Celebrate by getting out in your yard and making you envrionment the best it can be! Pine Straw is a fabulous inexpensive mulch and is easy to transport and install.

Stop in at Surperior Sod in Ogden to get you fresh pine straw.

If you need an order of 50 bales or more call us so we can make sure we have enough on hand and if we don’t we will get it for you ASAP!

New Spring 2013 Arrival of Sabal Palm Trees!

Sable Palms at Superior Sod in Wilmington

Spring Arrival Sable Palms from 8 ft to 15 ft , booted and slick!

This wonderful species of Sabal Palm Trees is native to North Carolina, on Bald Head Island you can find them six to 8 feet tall. Bringing these specimens in from from Florida allows us to provide you with a quality Sabal Palm anywhere from 4 foot to 30 foot tall.

Call us at 910-443-0596 (Big Al) to select what you would like to make your landscaping truly magnificient and we will arrange for the installation.  Prices start at $160.

 

Thanks to all of our customers that have called and emailed us about our new website!

We are so grateful to have wonderful customers and we appreciate all the nice feedback on our new website and we promise to keep you posted with new product arrivals and ways to care for you lawns.

Just an update we have sold almost all of the palm trees that we got in a few weeks ago please call or email us if you would like us to hold one for you.

We are currently working on some videos and hope to have them on our site soon.

Have a great rest of the summer!

New fresh Palm Trees arriving in Wilmington this week!

Because of the many calls we have received and the desire to have magnificent palm trees installed we have purchased a truck load of Palmetto Palms that are on their way to Superior Sod in Wilmington. We will let you know as soon as they arrive at our Market Street location in Wilmington.

This is a great time to purchase these beautiful specimens please call us to reserve or stop by our Center on Market Street to pick one or several out for your property!

Palmetto Palm Trees being delivered to our growing center in Wilmington North Carolina

New Truck Load of Fresh Sod Has Arrived

Today we just got a big Truck load of fresh sod delivered to our store here on Market Street in Wilmington, North Carolina. We are also well stocked with beautiful palm trees and fertilizer. The weekend weather is going to be great to get out and out down some new sod so please come on in and don’t forget to print out the coupon below for some great savings! Hurry in before the end of July!

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July Coupon for Sod Click to download and print

 

Superior Sod recognized by NC Arboretum

SUPERIOR SOD AND GARDEN SUPPLIES

WHEN IT COMES TO THE PRODUCTION, DISTRIBUTION, AND PROPER CARE OF TURF GRASSES, THERE IS NO BETTER PLACE TO GO THAN TO SUPERIOR SOD AND GARDEN SUPPLIES IN OGDEN.  FOR THE PAST SEVEN YEARS WE HAVE BEEN GIVEN THE HONOR AND RECOGNITION BY THE ARBORETUM IN WILMINGTON, NC BY RECEIVING THEIR ”BEST IN EDUCATION” AWARD”.

THIS, ALONG WITH OUR HIGH STANDARDS FOR QUALITY, EXCELLENT CUSTOMER SERVICE, AND HAVING A CONSISTENT YEAR ROUND SUPPLY PROVIDES OUR CUSTOMERS WITH THE COMFORT IN KNOWING THAT WE CAN BE TRUSTED AND COUNTED ON.

EVERY PART OF SOD PRODUCTION AND DISTRIBUTION MUST BE DONE WITHOUT CUTTING ANY CORNERS.  IT STARTS WITH PREPING THE FIELDS PROPERLY, SEEDING OR SPRIGGING THOSE FIELDS, APPLYING PROPER IRRIGATION AND MANY CULTURAL PRACTICES UNTIL THE SOD IS OF SUCH A QUALITY AND STRENGTH THAT IT CAN BE RELEASED FOR HARVESTING. DEPENDING UPON THE VARIETY, THIS CAN TAKE ANYWHERE FROM 6 TO 24 MONTHS.

FROM THE FARM FIELD TO THE CUSTOMERS THERE ARE MANY CRITICAL STEPS THAT MUST BE ADHERED TO, BUT THERE ARE TWO ASPECTS THAT MUST ALWAYS BE CONSIDERED:

1.  TIMING:    THE SOD MUST BE DELIVERED OR READY FOR PICK UP AS IF IT WERE HARVESTED IN THE LAST 2 HOURS. WE STRIVE TO HAVE SOD THAT IS FRESH AND MOIST. SOD IS A PERISHABLE PRODUCT.

2. SAFETY:  THIS IS A CRITICAL ASPECT TO ALWAYS HAVE IN THE FOREFRONT IN ORDER TO AVOID HAVING ANY ACCIDENT OR UNNECESSARY MISHAPS.  SOD IS A HEAVY PRODUCT.

FOR THE CUSTOMER ALL THIS IS PROVIDED FOR YOU AS SHOWN IN THE VIDEO.

WE AT SUPERIOR SOD AND GARDEN SUPPLIES HAVE ALSO TAKEN  A LENGTHY PERIOD OF TIME TO UNDERSTAND AND LOCATE THE PALM VARIETIES THAT ARE WINTER HARDY FOR OUR NORTH CAROLINA ENVIRONMENT,  THE BEST LONG LEAF  PINE STRAW WHICH  IS FAR SUPERIOR TO THE SLASH STRAW SOLD BY THE BIG BOX STORES, HAVING THE BEST OF THE MULCHES AND A TOPSOIL BLEND PRODUCED BY THE FATHER OF MULCHES, MR. PARKER, IN ROSE HILL, NC, AND PROVIDING THE RIGHT FERTILZERS WHICH ARE USED ON THE FARMS – AGAIN – NOT FOUND IN THE BOX STORES. AND, WE ARE FAR LESS EXPENSIVE.