Killing Weeds in Zoysia Lawns

Zoysia grass is one of the most weed-resistant of all grass species. Its tightly-knit root system and thick thatch don’t give weeds a very good chance to compete. However, there are times when weeds will appear and you’ll want to get rid of them. They can be easily controlled in your Zoysia turf with a […]

Planting and Growing Zoysia Grass Seed

Zoysia grass is a popular type of warm season grass and can be started from seed in areas with a longer growing season. However, the areas you plan to seed should have full sun or sun with very little shade. In shady areas of a seeded lawn, consider using Zoysia grass plugs instead. There are […]

Planting and Growing Zoysia Grass Plugs

Planting Zoysia grass plugs is often the most effective way to get Zoysia turf established. It is the method of choice in the cooler part of the Zoysia-growing zone because the growing season is not long enough to establish a lawn from Zoysia seed. About Zoysia Grass Plugs Plugs are often cut directly from Zoysia […]

Types of Zoysia Grass

There are several types of Zoysia grass to consider as you plan your lawn. This lawn care guide provides an overview of the types of zoysia grass and will help you decide which one will be most successful in your yard. Japonica, Matrella and Tenuifolia Zoysia Grass These are the names of the three Zoysia […]

Best Places to Grow Zoysia Grass

When considering whether or not to grow Zoysia grass, there are two questions about location. First, in what region of the country do you live? Secondly, if growing Zoysia grass is an option for your area, how much sunlight does Zoysia grass need? Let’s take a look at the answers to these two questions. In […]

Fertilizing Your Zoysia Grass

Fertilizing Zoysia grass is an important part of keeping it healthy and thriving throughout the growing season as well as from one year to the next. This zoysia lawn care guide gives you the details of when to feed your Zoysia turf, what you should use, and how often you should fertilize. As your Zoysia […]

Caring for your Zoysia Grass

Caring for your Zoysia grass is not hard to do, once you understand it’s specific requirements. In many ways, this slow-growing, hardy grass is easier to maintain than many types of grass. However, knowing a few tricks like when to water it and when to remove thatch will keep your Zoysia grass looking its best […]

Zoysia Grass

Zoysia Grass

Zoysia grass can be the epitome of a love-hate relationship. This grass is extremely well suited to warmer climates but can be grown in many northern areas. If one were to draw a straight line on a map across the country, roughly from Hartford, Connecticut to Los Angeles, Zoysia would do well south of that […]