Category Archives: Seed vs Sod

Tips For Caring for New Sod Lawns!

Rapid Lawn Hydroseeding is a Saskatchewan hydroseeding and grass seeding company that offers innovative revegetation, erosion control and site restoration solutions for all types of commercial and residential projects. We also offer mechanical drill grass seeding, broadcast and harrow grass seeding and are suppliers for all types of turf grass seed, native grass seeds and erosion control projects.  In business since 2008, Rapid Lawn is a full time professional hydroseeding and grass seeding company with a proven track record of successful projects throughout Saskatchewan. Read More...

How to Choose Between Sod, Seed or Hydroseeding

When renovating or installing new turf, choosing whether to sod, seed or hydroseed is a case-by-case decision. Below, we break down a few considerations, but the most important one should always be what’s best for the lawn and the customer’s goals. “When we are speaking with new clients who are assessing each option, we carefully screen them as much as they are screening us,” says Monte Dobson, owner of Rapid Lawn Hydroseeding and Landscaping in Regina, SK. “We want the method of new lawn installation to fit with our customers needs, not only short term, but longer term as well. Read More...

Landscape Designer Praises RTF Water Saver Grass Seed

Spring has set in and temperatures across the country are rising quickly. The summer-like feel is already alive and of course this means that homeowners, golf courses, municipalities and landscape companies alike are already seeding. Read More...

Only RTF Grass Seed Has R3 Technology

We often get asked “What kind of grass seed should I plant?”. The answer depends on numerous factors including soil type, sun vs shade, desired usage, traffic and the list goes on. We have done extensive research on numerous different types of grass seeds and have finally found one with excellent functionality and characteristics required for many different types of projects, such as new lawns, athletic fields and many other uses. Read More...

RTF Water Saver Grass Seed

We’ve been diligently searching for a better alternative to the slow growing, low maintenance Eco-Lawn and Eco-Turf fescue seed blends and the “sod-like” Kentucky Blue Grass seeds that you see on the market, and we have found a winner! Read More...

New Lawn – Seed vs Sod?

Guest blog post from Joe @ Pacocha Landscaping Services, Inc.

My professional opinion on the use of sod is that I will recommend it only when absolutely necessary. The reason we like growing a lawn from seed over sod is that we can choose the best blend of turf grass seed for the specific site/conditions at hand. Please keep in mind that most commercially grown Kentucky Bluegrass blend sod is meant to be installed in areas that have 70% + sun exposure throughout a given day. One important factor rarely exposed by most sod resellers. Read More...