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Unrolling the Benefits: A Guide to Big Sod Rolls in Landscaping and Sod Farming


What You Need to Know About Big Sod Rolls

Big sod rolls, often called jumbo rolls or large rolls of sod, are oversized rolls of cultivated grass typically used in landscaping, turfgrass installation, and sod farming. These rolls are significantly larger than standard-sized sod rolls and offer several advantages, particularly for larger-scale projects. Here are some key characteristics and benefits of big sod rolls:

    1. Size: Big sod rolls are typically larger than standard sod rolls. The dimensions can vary, but they are often several feet wide and up to 100 feet long.
    2. Reduced Installation Time: One of the primary advantages of big sod rolls is the substantial reduction in installation time. Since they cover a larger area per roll, it takes fewer rolls to cover a given area. Using big sod rolls primarily benefits large-scale projects like sports fields, golf courses, and commercial properties.
    3. Lower Labor Costs: With fewer rolls to install, big sod rolls can significantly reduce labor costs. This cost-saving is significant for large sod farming operations, where labor expenses can be a substantial portion of the budget.
    4. Enhanced Roll Quality: Big sod rolls are often grown on larger, more controlled fields and are less susceptible to damage during harvesting and transportation. This results in a more consistent and higher-quality product. Improved quality can lead to higher customer satisfaction.
    5. Improved Root Development: The larger size of big sod rolls allows for more space for root development, leading to healthier and more robust grass, ensuring the sod thrives once installed on the customer’s property.
    6. Versatility: Big sod rolls can be cut into smaller sections, making them versatile for various landscaping projects. This flexibility allows sod farmers to cater to multiple customer needs.
    7. Reduced Environmental Impact: Using big sod rolls can reduce the environmental impact of sod farming. Fewer rolls to transport mean fewer vehicles are required, resulting in lower greenhouse gas emissions. Additionally, the higher-quality sod produced with big rolls may require fewer chemicals and fertilizers for maintenance.
    8. Safety: Fewer seams between rolls reduce tripping hazards during installation, making big sod rolls a safer choice, especially in high-traffic areas.

Big sod rolls have become increasingly popular in the sod farming industry, especially for more extensive landscaping and construction projects. Their efficiency, cost-effectiveness, and quality advantages have made them a preferred choice for sod farmers and those installing and maintaining turfgrass.




Visit COMANCO’s Big Roll Sod Tubes to learn more about the benefits of our Customizable Sod & Turf Tubes used by sod installers, sod harvesters, and commercial turf rollers to transport sod or turf from the growing field to the installation site.

4301 Sterling Commerce Dr, Plant City, FL 33566

(813) 565-9367 | www.comanco.com

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