Converting a Regular Lawn into a Zoysia Lawn


posted on April 8th, 2015 by

Converting a regular lawn to a zoysia lawn using plugs is a good home project that is not as difficult and complicated as some may think. Where to start?!! The first step is to determine how many square feet your lawn or the area you want to convert is. This can be accomplished by measuring […]

Repairing or Starting a New Lawn?


posted on March 13th, 2015 by

  See which Method is Best for You! When establishing or repairing a warm season lawn either plugs, sod and sometime seeds are used. To help you determine which is best for you here is a little information on each. A grass plug is a square of sod that is usually 1 inch by 1 […]

Answers to the Importance of Applying Lime to a Lawn


posted on February 26th, 2015 by

To understand the importance of applying lime to your lawn you need to know what lime actually is and when your lawn needs some. Lime is a soil amendment or conditioner it is not a fertilizer. Lime is used to balance the acidity level of your soil. You can test your soil using a soil […]

Tired of Fighting Weeds all Summer – Try This


posted on February 5th, 2015 by

It won’t be long until those ugly weeds start sprouting up in lawns. You can get a handle on the weeds before they even show themselves if you use a pre-emergent. A pre-emergent is a weed killer that targets the weed seeds already in the soil from the previous year.  To get ahead of those […]

Brown Patches in My Lawn


posted on January 9th, 2015 by

What is causing brown patches to show up in my zoysia lawn? It was doing really well a few months ago!  Although rare, common causes for brown patches to form in an otherwise healthy lawn are a thatch buildup, fungus, disease or an insect problem. All of these problems can be solved with a little […]

The Anatomy of A Zoysia Grass Plant


posted on December 4th, 2014 by

Understanding how your Zoysia grows and spreads can help you to maintain and care for your lawn properly. There are several parts to a zoysia plant. I am going to touch on some of the main parts, the crown, roots, rhizome, stolons, leaf blade and seedhead. The crown is the main shaft of the plant […]

Fun Facts About Zoysia Grass


posted on October 23rd, 2014 by

  Wow! Zoysia has been around for a long time. Did you know that zoysia was a staple grass from as far back as the 12th century in Southeast Asia, Japan and Korea? Zoysia grass has blanketed the Imperial Place grounds in Tokyo – Japan since the 14th century. Zoysia grass has been used for […]

Brown Grass in the Summer or Brown Grass in the Winter?


posted on September 25th, 2014 by

  This is a decision that has to be made when choosing what type of grass you want for your lawn. Someone once said, “No matter what type of grass you have you will have a brown lawn at some point of the year.” Why does the grass go brown? Depending on the type of […]

When Will I Have a Full Zoysia Lawn?


posted on August 21st, 2014 by

When establishing a zoysia lawn from plugs the length of time it takes for the plugs to completely fill and produce a full lawn depends on several factors. In most parts of our country it will take an average of 2-3 growing seasons to completely fill in. If you are in a warmer state that has […]

A Grass That Holds Up To Children and Pets!


posted on July 16th, 2014 by

                      Do you need a grass to stand up to the children playing and the dogs running? Some grasses are soft, some thicker and some are more durable. Zoysia is one grass that combines all three. A lawn filled with Amazoy zoysia grass is a good solution for heavy traffic areas.  Once Amazoy zoysia grass […]