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 […]

Zoysia In Drought


posted on September 12th, 2012 by

Summer can be a rough time for many grasses and a busy time for homeowners. The grass is trying to survive in the dry, hot weather and you’re trying to keep your lawn green and healthy — unless you’re a Zoysia owner.

Healthy Life Deals: Review of Our Organic Products


posted on September 5th, 2012 by

This is post was written by Jennifer Winder at her lovely blog Healthy Life Deals. Thanks to Jennifer for the kind words. The Review from My Lawn’s Perspective: It was the beginning of summer and I was feeling kinda yellow. I was getting a mowing when they decided to take my picture. I was not […]

Maintaining Your Zoysia Lawn for Fall


posted on August 21st, 2012 by

A good time to do a little maintenance on your Zoysia lawn is just prior to the start of the fall season.

Protecting Against Weeds and Pests


posted on July 18th, 2012 by

One of Zoysia’s most attractive features is it’s resiliency to weeds and pests, however there are some things you can do to help it along.

Caring For Your Zoysia In The Summer Heat


posted on July 2nd, 2012 by

Summer can be a rough time for many grasses and a busy time for homeowners. The grass is trying to survive in the dry, hot weather and you’re trying to keep your lawn green and healthy. This is one of Zoysia’s biggest strengths. However, Zoysia does require a small amount of summer time work.

Fertilizing with Mycorrhizal Fungi


posted on May 31st, 2012 by

One of the newest items in our store is an organic product called Turf Thrive. In cooperation with plant fertilizers to improve your lawn, Turf Thrive works by adding living organisms to the soil called mycorrhizal fungi. What are these, you ask? Mycorrhizal fungi are an important part of the soil life. They attach themselves […]

Composting


posted on May 8th, 2012 by

Composting is the natural process that turns organic material like leaves, grass clippings and twigs into a dark rich substance that is fantastic for lawns and gardens. By adding compost to your Zoysia lawn, it will help the grass grow in thicker and healthier. This is because an organic matter in the compost helps soil […]

Watering Smartly


posted on April 24th, 2012 by

As the weather warms up, that sprinkler system does start to get tempting. Sure, it’s an investment, but it will make sure the grass and garden alike are watered just right, with little thought. And hey – the kids will enjoy it too!