Zoysia Grass In The Fall

posted on October 6th, 2015 by

  There may be changes in your Zoysia lawn with the approaching colder weather. As the ground temperatures slowly drop or we get a hard frost, zoysia grass will start to go into its dormant state. When this happens the grass may start to turn yellowish and eventually a complete tawny brown. It is often […]

Aerating A Lawn

posted on September 4th, 2015 by

  Aerating is the act of perforating the soil with small holes to reduce compacted soil. This will improve air circulation as well as water and fertilizer intake that leads to a healthier lawn. What causes the soil to become compacted? Usually a lawn that has heavy traffic on it, such as dogs and/or children […]

Which one is right for me? One inch plugs, 3×3 inch super plugs for sod?

posted on July 24th, 2015 by

In the long run planting living zoysia is always more successful than planting zoysia from seed.  Now you have options on which size living plant to use, 1 inch, 3×3 inch super plugs or sod. What is the difference between these? The difference lies in the time, effort, money and how soon you want a […]

What Are These Vines Growing In My Zoysia Grass:?

posted on June 23rd, 2015 by

If you have a Zoysia lawn this is what you want to see! These vines are called stolons. Please do not cut or pull them out! This is one of the ways this type of grass spreads and fills in. The stolon, often called a “runner”, is growing from the main plant. About every inch […]

Zoysia Grass Is Great for Hills, Slopes and Banks

posted on May 29th, 2015 by

                    That horrible ugly hill!! I can’t seem to keep any grass on it! If this sounds familiar we have the solution for you! Hills, slopes and banks can be very challenging when it comes to growing grass. Many types of grass such as fescue, rye, […]

Not Tending To This Could Destroy Your Lawn

posted on April 30th, 2015 by

Have you ever noticed the dead plant material like leaves and stems that builds up between the soil and the living grass? That is Thatch! Thatch is a natural process and is necessary to help protect the roots, however excessive thatch prevents moisture, oxygen and nutrients from penetrating the soil. Allowing the thatch to build […]

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 […]