Making the Right Sod Purchasing Decision

When landscaping with an aim of attaining a beautiful and vibrant lawn, it’s important to consider the right type of sod. A good, healthy sod behaves very much like a strong foundation on which to build your dream yard. At Manderley Turf Products, we offer three durable, reliable, and beautiful varieties of sod products that are sure to make your lawn more luscious and full than ever. Manderley Premium Sod (Eastern Canada-only) Carefully and meticulously grown

Read More

 Only YOU Can Save Water – Here’s How!

  It’s no surprise that lawns require a good drink every so often, and many of us soak our grass without even considering wastage. Caring for your grass doesn’t have to be wasteful, but you have to manage your inputs right. Thankfully, there are environmentally friendly ways of maintaining a lush, beautiful lawn while prioritizing water conservation: Grow Healthy Roots Deeper and stronger roots are more efficient at finding water and nutrients, and doing everything

Read More

How to Fertilize Responsibly

Whether you’re installing a brand-new lawn, overseeding or simply trying to keep your existing lawn looking it’s best – fertilizer can help you get the results you desire, fast! But if you choose to fertilize, it’s important to do it right! Where to start? Understanding the different nutrient needs your lawn has at different times of the year and at different stages of its life-cycle will help you pick the appropriate fertilizer for your requirements

Read More

Growing grass in the shade Who doesn’t love reading a book or lounging under a tree, while firmly seated on a comfy patch of green grass? And who doesn’t have their own patch of brown dirt somewhere, where they just can’t get any grass to grow? Fight back!

  • Choose the right seed Fine fescue grass seed is a species that performs well in low-light areas. Select a grass mix such as Manderley PRO Grade
    Read More

Sweltering Hot!

Now that spring is behind us and your lawn is green, healthy and ready for summer, your next challenge is to keep it that way as the mercury rises. Under the burning sun of July and August, your lawn will consume more water and nutrients. If you start to notice a brownish hue, especially in high­use areas, your lawn may either not be getting enough water, or your soil may suffer from a nutrient deficiency.

Read More

When is the right time to use compost?

Using compost is ALWAYS a good idea! Adding compost to your vegetable garden, potted plants or flower beds is beneficial in a variety of ways. It contains essential plant nutrients, improves soil quality and increases water retention within the soil. Compost amends soils bringing pH levels into an ideal range for plant growth – between 5.5 and 7.0 (not too acidic, not too alkaline). Compost also helps to release nutrients into your growing areas by

Read More

Sod reduces soil erosion.

Your lawn and its root system will work to “hold” soil in place, so that the soil stays where it’s needed and dirt in water passing through will keep from running off into the drainage system or more unwanted places, like your basement or pooling in your yard.

Sod cleans our water.

Lawns and their underlying root systems and thatch act as one of the best filters for water to pass through. Water moves through the grass and reaches the municipal systems or bodies of water clearer and cleaner. That’s good for all of us.

Healthy sod builds healthy soil.

Healthy grass coverage builds up the health of the topsoil through the decay of grass clippings and its root system. Providing oxygen, better access to water and organics for the inhabitants, like earthworms and microbes because the soil around a healthy grass root system will hold more nutrients and moisture.