Tips and Inspiration for Your Lawn and Garden

  • 3 Most Common Zoysia Grass Diseases & How to Treat Them

    Zoysia grass is a warm-season variety that spreads by stolons and rhizomes. Although it may take longer to establish, Zoysia matures into a dense ground cover with fine-to-medium leaf texture and a delightful light to emerald green grass blades that turns brown when the temperatures drop in winter. Under optimal conditions, it creates a durable, low-maintenance lawn with remarkable resistance to weeds and diseases.

  • Is Zoysia Grass Dog-Friendly?

    Few things complement a home better than being surrounded by a lush, healthy, green lawn. However, with the joyful presence of dogs, it’s essential to consider a type of grass that can withstand foot traffic and ruff play.
  • Does Zoysia Grass Turn Brown in Winter?

    Zoysia grass is a warm-season variety known for being exceptionally heat and drought-tolerant. It thrives in full sun and looks great with its light to medium green hue in the summer. But, in Florida, Zoysia usually turns brown in winter—often lasting from December to February.
  • Why is My Zoysia Grass Not Growing?

    Many grass varieties stay lush and green through various seasons and become dormant when the temperatures drop. Zoysia grass is a warm-season variety well-adapted to the warm and sunny Florida climate. While it usually enters dormancy in winter, it should return to its vigorous state when spring arrives.
  • What is the Best Fertilizer for Zoysia Grass Plugs?

    Zoysia grass is a favorite among Florida homeowners, mainly for its low-maintenance requirements and excellent tolerance to drought, heat, and heavy foot traffic. It is also favored for its ease of cultivation by installing sod or planting plugs, as opposed to reseeding the lawn.