Tips and Inspiration for Your Lawn and Garden

  • 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.
  • How to Adjust Soil pH When Planting Grass Plugs

    Grass plugs require specific characteristics to establish in a new soil and thrive. One essential characteristic is soil pH, which determines how acidic or alkaline the soil is. While most grass performs best in soil with a pH between 6 and 7, the right soil pH still depends on the grass type you are planting.

  • 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.