posted on November 7th, 2011 by Zoysia Farms
With the cold snap imminent, some of you are going to notice your grass turning a tawny-brown color. No need to worry, this is quite natural. Zoysia, like trees, goes dormant after the first hard frost — But instead of losing leaves, its green color fades.
posted on October 4th, 2011 by Zoysia Farms
With winter coming, it is time to get your lawn ready for the cold. Zoysia grass is a “warm season” grass and goes dormant in the cold months, turning a tawny-brown color after the first hard frost. This is a good thing! Dormancy helps the grass survive the cold months while still coming back as the temperature warms. It is a very normal process and the grass will be back in no time without any work needed from you.
posted on September 8th, 2011 by Zoysia Farms
Summer is finally winding down, but that doesn’t mean your Zoysia grass is done for the season. On the contrary, you have a few great months left to enjoy that lush green. It also means you have to make sure to keep taking care of your Zoysia while you wait for winter preparations.
posted on July 25th, 2011 by Julie
Zoysia is a tough, hardy grass that thrives in a variety of conditions and environments. Its adaptability makes it ideal for home lawns because it requires little maintenance on the homeowner’s part and can withstand some extreme conditions. But did you know that Zoysia is also favored by golf course superintendents and caretakers of public lawns as well?
posted on June 17th, 2011 by John
“Greening” your home doesn’t have to stop with a switch to non-chemical household cleaning products or energy-saving practices. In fact, you can take your green efforts all the way outside with an environmentally friendly Zoysia lawn. In terms of sustainability, Zoysia is a top performer with very low maintenance – This helps reduce your carbon […]
posted on May 12th, 2011 by Steve Schug
Lawns come in all shapes and sizes. Unfortunately, so do the weeds, insects and unwanted grasses that can pop up from time to time. Luckily, the thick growth pattern of a Zoysia lawn can help prevent them from making a home in your yard. If you do find yourself with intruders, it’s natural to want […]
posted on April 27th, 2011 by Steve Schug
As we mentioned earlier this month, understanding the type of soil you’re working with when planting your Zoysia lawn is the first step in achieving the best possible results. Once you’ve determined soil type, it’s time to test its pH level to help you figure out what, if any, extra nutrients your soil may require. […]
posted on April 14th, 2011 by John
While Zoysia grass is incredibly resilient and can choke out many weeds on its own, it is not entirely immune to the occasional weed. From time to time, you may be faced with a weed – Not to worry! Many weeds can be taken care of quickly with a product like Weed Be Gone or […]
posted on April 14th, 2011 by Steve Schug
The soil underneath of your Zoysia lawn supplies your grass with nutrients and water as it grows. While Zoysia grows well in a variety of soils, in order to be sure your lawn will grow successfully and look its best, it’s important to know the type of soil you’re working with. Sand Sandy soil is […]
posted on March 31st, 2011 by Julie
If you’re considering purchasing Zoysia plugs for your lawn, there are a few things you need to consider when placing your order and planting the plugs upon delivery. Zoysia plugs require less maintenance, produce a heartier lawn and can be planted throughout the growing season. That said it is important to consider the size of […]