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June 20th, 2018,
All of our area has had hit and miss showers over the last couple of weeks. This weather has certainly affected our cutting and scheduling. We thank you for your patience and will hopefully be able to fill your pick up orders over the next couple of days. We do plan to be open Saturday morning for pick ups from 8am - 12pm. Please try to get your Saturday order in by noon on Friday!
Kellum Sod Farm offers delivery. just visit our pricing page for more details. Please be aware for planning purposes: during the spring and summer months, our delivery schedule fills quickly and can be 5-7 days out.
Although we don't usually offer in house installation, we work closely with several top landscapers in the area. Visit our contact page for a complete list.
June 20th, 2018
This is the time of year when we receive the most questions regarding care of your centipede lawn. If you have recently laid sod, or purchased a new construction home in the last several months, a strict watering schedule is required. We are at the point where watering new turf is needed everyday for the next couple of weeks. Water in the morning or evening (or both) thoroughly until the ground UNDER the sod is wet. While we do not recommend fertilizing new sod, it is ok to fertilize your existing yard. When you do fertilize, we recommend staying away from the fertilizers at the big box stores. Visit your local lawn and garden center and ask for a centipede specific fertilizer. Using some of the popular brands, even though they say "centipede" on the bag, can be very harmful to your yard.
Just need a little bit of sod? No problem, you can schedule a pick up directly from our fields or office location. Just call ahead for our location and directions.
All sod is not created equal, and since 1993, Kellum Sod Farm, has been delivering top quality, 100% NC State certified centipede sod to Jacksonville and surrounding areas such as Swansboro, Sneads Ferry, Holly Ridge, Richlands, New Bern, and Hampstead. Conveniently located, Kellum Sod Farm has become a favorite for residential homeowners, and our superior quality has made us a favorite with the some of the best landscapers in the area. Our sod can be found in newly developed residential neighborhoods, large apartment complexes, and businesses in and around Onslow County. Various Department of Defense locations boast Kellum Sod Farm, such as main side Camp Lejeune, Camp Johnson, Marine Corp Air Station, and MARSOC. Please take a moment to browse our website where you will find valuable information on planning, pricing and delivery, and how to care for your new turf.