Sod Frequently Asked Questions
Sod Frequently Asked Questions
Please reference our sod frequently asked questions prior to placing your order:
What types of payments are accepted for sod purchases?
We accept cash, Visa, Mastercard, American Express and Discover. We apologize but checks are not currently accepted for sod orders.
In regards to our special cash pricing, CASH means CASH not debit card. American Express and Discover Card paying customers will be charged an additional $.02 per sq. ft.
Can I pay C.O.D. for sod?
No. All sod order must be paid in advance. No exceptions. No reserve orders for sod without prepayment.
How can I place my order for sod?
Sod orders can be placed at our nursery or over the phone with a valid credit card.
What is the difference between AG Elite Plus Fescue and Marathon Fescue?
Southland Sod Farms grows and distributes its Marathon brand of sod. Marathon sod consists of pure fescue and is considered a premium quality sod brand. It is grown and harvested in Oxnard. Marathon sod comes in three different types I,II and III. Marathon Sod is refrigerated after it is cut and harvested to ensure freshness. Southland Sod Farms offers a conditional one year guarantee.
AG Sod Farms grows and distributes AG Elite Plus brand of sod. It consists of a blend of fescue and bluegrass which repairs itself after minor damage. AG Elite Plus sod is of good quality and is harvested at its Nuevo location. AG Elite Plus sod is more economically priced.
For more detailed information please visit the Marathon and AG Elite Plus pages on our website.
How much sod do I need to order for free delivery?
Marathon Sod: 1,000 sq. ft.
AG Elite Plus: 960 sq. ft.
Marathon Sod: For orders between 500-999 sq. ft there is a $50 delivery fee. For orders between 250-499 sq. ft. there is a $75 delivery fee.
AG Elite Plus Sod: For orders between 480 to 960 sq. ft there is a $60 delivery fee. Any orders less than these amounts can be picked up directly from the nearest AG Sod Farm location.
What days can I request for my sod to be delivered?
Southland Sod Farms offers delivery to the Inland Empire on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays. Orange and Los Angeles counties are Tuesday through Saturday. Delivery service is not offered on Sunday or Monday.
AG Sod Farms offers delivery Monday-Saturday. No delivery service on Sundays.
Is there a will call option for sod?
Will call for AG Elite Plus sod is available for next day pick up for orders placed before 12:00PM the previous day.
AG Sod Farms is located at 30932 Palm Ave, Nuevo CA 92387. You will need to provide the farm’s office with your confirmation number which we will provide you after your order has been placed.
Orders for Marathon Sod can be picked up at our Nursery for a $10 drop fee.
**Please keep in mind that pallets of sod can weigh between 2500-3000lbs. Please make sure you have a vehicle capable of hauling this amount of weight as we are not responsible for damages you may incur while transporting sod.
How soon in advance do I need to place my sod order to have it delivered on my requested date?
Marathon Sod: 3-4 business days*
AG Sod: 3-4 business days*
* Depending on availability and season
Can I purchase small amounts of sod at your nursery?
We sell Marathon II in limited quantities on site on a first come first serve basis. It is sold by the 5 sq. ft. strip at the prevailing on site sod price.
Can I cancel or change my sod order?
Cancellations or changes need to be made 72 hours prior to expected delivery date. For Marathon sod orders scheduled for delivery on Tuesdays, we recommend you notify us of any changes by Thursday the week prior.