We order all sod through Gardner Turfgrass Inc. located in Santa Teresa, NM. Several varieties are available depending on your requirements for your yard.
If you are looking for a low growing grass that is easy to maintain and handles pets and children well, you should look into a variety of the locally grown bermuda grass strains.
Santa Ana is one of the most popular strains of bermuda grass in the area.
The initial selection was made in 1956 for its deep blue-green color, medium-fine texture and good fall color retention.
Grows well in all types of soil, from heavy clay to sandy soils. Displays an above average tolerance to acidic, alkaline, saline and poorly drained soils.
Mow to a height of .5 to 1.25 inches. Frequency is once to twice a week with a Rotary or reel mower.
Another variety available is the Princess 77 bermuda strain.
Distinctive, dark blue-green color with medium fine textured leave.
Grows well in all types of soil, from heavy clay to sandy soils. Displays an above average tolerance to acidic, alkaline, and saline soils.
Mow to a height of .5 to 1.5 inches. Frequency is once a week.
If you are looking for a grass that will stay thick and green all year, you may be interested in Fescue or Reveille.
It is medium to dark blue-green color. Medium-fine blades with high density and excellent leaf uniformity.
Cut to a height of 1.5” to 2.5” once every 10 to 14 days in the warmer seasons and once every 14 to 21 days in the fall.