What is the Big Deal About Soil pH? part 2


posted on December 3rd, 2013 by

How do I know what my soil pH is? Do I need to change it?  How do I correct it? Answers and solutions to these questions are very easy! Different plants prefer different soil pH levels.  For zoysia grass the recommended soil pH levels are between 6 and 7. To find out the level of […]

What Is the Big Deal about Soil PH? – Part 1


posted on October 30th, 2013 by

   What is soil pH?  What are the numbers about? What does it do?    Most of us do not realize the importance of the proper soil pH or what it is.  The soil pH is the acidity level of your soil, which allows your plants to take up the necessary nutrients from the soil.  […]

Final Fall Chores for Your Zoysia Lawn


posted on October 4th, 2013 by

It is fall already, where did the summer go?  As we start to approach the cooler weather our lawn chores, at least if you have a zoysia lawn, becomes much less. This is the time of the year you can enjoy some outside activities or just sit back and relax! This is one of the […]

Fall Pre-emergent Weed Control


posted on August 29th, 2013 by

Don’t attack the weed, kill the seed. A pre-emergent weed killer applied in the spring and fall will help eliminate most weeds before the weed emerges by killing the weed seeds.   Fall weed controls the winter annuals which germinate in autumn or winter, then bloom in winter or spring. Some of the most common winter […]

Zoysia in Summer Heat


posted on July 10th, 2013 by

                                           Zoysia in Summer Heat  Looks like we may be in for another hot summer! With the temperatures reaching the 90’s and even into the 100’s it is hard to keep your grass green unless you have an Amazoy zoysia lawn. Zoysia grass loves the sunshine and heat, withstanding temperatures up to 120 degrees.  When […]

Lawn and Garden Pests


posted on June 24th, 2013 by

                                              Lawn and Garden Pests The grass is green, the trees are full, the flowers are blooming. Unfortunately, the lawn and garden pests are also making their appearance. I don’t know which pests can annoy one the most, the insects or the small mammals in the lawn. Those pesky little animals like moles, voles, armadillos, […]

How Many Plugs Do I Need


posted on February 25th, 2013 by

How Many Plugs Should One Buy? When you are ready to start your Amazoy zoysia lawn, the first thing you need to do is measure the area for the square footage. Following the steps below will assist you in calculating how many plugs you will need.  We recommend 2 plugs per every square foot.  Planting […]

Different types of Zoysia Grass


posted on February 15th, 2013 by

  Many people do not realize that there are numerous strains of zoysia grass, all are a little different.   Below are a few of the commonly used strains of zoysia to show you how they are different. Let’s start with Amazoy our name for Meyers, Z-52 the original zoysia grass. Amazoy – Medium leaf blade, deep green […]

Choosing a Grass


posted on February 1st, 2013 by

                                                    What is the right grass for you?  With so many different types of grasses available, how do you know what grass is right for you?  There are several different aspects you will need to consider.  First you need to decide what kind of grass you are going to plant, fescue, rye, Bermuda, St. […]

Zoysia Winter Chores


posted on October 19th, 2012 by

The cold is approaching. One of the first things you’re going to notice is your grass turning a tawny-brown color. Don’t panic, this is natural. Zoysia is a warm-season grass and, like trees, goes dormant after the first hard frost. This helps the Zoysia survive in colder climates and the luscious green will return come […]