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I don’t know anything about Zoysia Farms, but I do know a thing or two about grass. They are healthy, well-rooted plugs. Model #ZOYSPLUG. I even bought the recommended fertilizer. Compare that to other sellers who sell cut up sod. Perhaps that’s my fault, since I haven’t been cutting every week. 8 Best Zoysia Gr Images Aphids. The other box was delayed until then next Tuesday because UPS lost it. Despite negative feedback I am still tempted to try it. I fertilize the grass with liquid miracle grow once a week. Thanks a lot! I pulled plugs from the good bits of lawn and put the plugs at 3 inch spacing in the bald spots of the lawn. I live in Michigan, so you would think grass would be easy to grow. The grass does look brown when it arrives. You can use a push reel mower, but it is tiring. Use our convenient Plug Calculator to help determine how many plugs … [QUOTE]Originally posted by tgo57:[B]I have also seen ad for the ZOYSIA GRASS recently in my Sunday paper from ZOYSIA FARMS. for those that havne’t received their plugs.. i found the following information on the zoysiafarms website. Most can be cut at 1/2 inch up to 2 inches, which is much nicer to walk and play in than St. Augustine. Hope this helps a little.Jimmytheplantation2860@yahoo.com, patattack – posted 13 February 2003 15:55. Or, bite the bullet and sod any sloped areas, and plug the flatter areas. green in atlanta – posted 26 February 2007 07:33. On the same note, a quick “atta boy” to those same agencies will filter back and help keep these companies wanting to continue to improve. We will be ordering more on a CREDIT CARD so that if they do not perform, we can file a billing dispute & get our money back. it has some quirky chemical reactions, as well, so check with your local university for the correct weed control products to use on this grass- remember- you just spent alot of money for it. Someone told me Buffalo grass did not have to be mowed at all. The photo on the website is of sod from DE where the soil has is more like clay. As long as there is enough direct sun exposure (5 hours or more), it will thrive. steve in apple valley – posted 27 March 2002 18:42. I ordered 2000 plugs from ZF in Feb 2002. Please email me at zia121@direcway.comThank you,Del. You’re right–it does come in the box looking brown, but that doesn’t mean you got shafted. I am trying to get grass to grow in my yard with no luck. I ordered zoysia two and half monyhs ago and still no grass plugs. However, their slow rate of growth gives them poor recuperative potential. Not happy in Okla. I’m a Northerner by birth but have lived in the Tennessee Valley for the past 9 years. The zoysia is wonderful in the hot, humid and recently drought stricken Atlanta climate. It also cost more. PLEASE HELP! I hate to see all the failers, but if you baby it for the first two weeks the grass will do very well. We ship in order of receipt. Ready to plant, the larger size will … Why are you going to (likely) waste your time after reading all the testimonials here? Zoysia plugs ordered in fall/winter will arrive dormant and won't be in full color until warmer weather returns Requires minimum 6-hours to 8-hours of sunlight per day Water requirements: medium to low … I’m glad I came here instead of mail in the order. He suggested that the grass had unusual promise as a lawn grass along the Gulf Coast and Atlantic coast of Florida. Patten Seed/Super-Sod developed a proprietary treatment for Zenith Zoysia seed … It makes the most beautiful lawn we have every had. It is much better than the Meyer zoysia brand sold by zoysiafarms. Shop undefined 64-sq ft Zoysia Sod Plug in the Sod department at Lowe's.com. JUST WANTED TO SEE HOW YOUR GRASS WAS DOING FROM TODDVALLEYFARMS.COM, SCARED TO ORDER NOW AFTER HEARING ALL THE CRAP FROM ZOYSIA FARMS. RUN AWAY!!!! I *DID* have some not grow, and emailed the company, and they responded to my email and are in the process of honoring their guarantee. It is good that the ProPlugger stores quite a few plugs … I debating between St. Augustine, Bahia Grass and Zoysia grass. I think of the poor Canadian farmers doing battle with multinationals now over ownership of their crops…Any information about Zoysia would be helpful. However, I am now getting ready to plant a new front yard and might place a new order. I moved that summer but the plugs did green up. After two months, the roots are so established and deep, the runners are everywhere and I can’t pull then out of the ground!!!!! I noticed that some of the negative posts were from folks up north and at least one postitive came from a southerner. it usually is. Not only is Miracle Grow good for tomato plants, it’s also good for zoysia plugs. My wife and I live in Wichita, KS and although it has not been particularly hot nor dry, our zoysia from zoysiafarms.com also did not grow. Obviously some people are having some success, but man…who wants to take such a 50/50 chance? Following label directions, most lawn chemicals are safe to use, even with children and pets.********************************************. The plugger they send you is bogus.It breaks at the welds. This thread has to have the record for the oldest active thread on the internet. I’m now in the process of trasnsplanting Zoysia from a neighbors yard into the fescue. Scotts Turf Builder Grass Seed Zoysia Grass Seed and Mulch, 5 lb. If you follow this plan the grass will grow beyond your belief. Plugs are dormant ( less water ) no maintenance. I had cut out 1 of their coupons featured in over half the Military magazines I receive. You can use a push reel mower, but it is tiring. These commonly come in 3×3 plugs. I was about to place my order for 2000 plugs of Amazoy (Meyer) Zoysia for my yard when I realized I hadn’t researched the purchase very much. I planted 4000 plugs in Phoenix last September. dahanks 4 dee advice. Remember some grasses are more tolorant than others. Do not bother ordering anything from Zoysia Farms. In reality, it is only asking for more problems. I have a sloped yard with a huge tree, lots of shade. It was all that it said it was and I was extremely happy! (Meyers Z52). My advice to anyone reading this thread is NOT to buy 1×1 inch zoysia plugs in the first place. I just came across this forum and see that no-one has poted to this group in awhile. Item #911015. I was shocked at how long it took but it ended up being fantastic. Empire Gr Types Seed Zoysia For Sod Bay Cost. Watering: weekly regular, but will tolerate some drought conditions. You must conclude this after readingthe email in which the person mentioned thatthe zoysia was brown the longest in the springtime but, when it “greened”, was the best looking lawn in the neighborhood. I received it in early May. I feel like you just saved me my hard earned money and some unnecessary aggravation.Thank you. third, you can buy zoysia seed , but it doesn’t work.and fourth and most importantly, if you can’t grow grass now, you probably won’t be able to grow zoysia! Any comments welcome. 8 Best Zoysia Gr Images Aphids. The clover is for the rabbits. Harmony Outdoor Brands. for pricing and availability. If you are not able to go for the immediate gratification of sod, try a vendor that sells 3×3 inch plugs. I took the replacement order which arrived exactly when they told me it would (about three weeks after the request). I don’t want grass if it has to be mowed. Is it TARR or just bad idea of Winter Rye? e-mail me at jssa@citlink.net Thanks. I am disappointed and will tell that to anyone who will listen or read my complaints. I planted a few plugs a few years ago just to see what would happen. However, now after some recent rainstorms, the zoysia is growing really fast. I received basically pieces of sod and the planting tool. Water the plugs before 10 AM or after 5 PM in the summer months. They have not returned my e-mail. I wonder now if geography had anything to do with it. One season it just looked like someone installed completely new grass. Zoysia is a beautiful sun-loving and drought-resistant grass, that needs less mowing and watering. Approximately 10-years, I placed an order with Zoysia Farms. ft. 3.7 out of … Not sure after this web site, but will probably give it a try. The third species of Zoysia used for turf is called Korean velvet grass or Mascarene grass, Zoysia tenuifolia. I ordered the min. I’ve since moved south and will be ordering it again. ZoysiaFarms is an expert in lwans and is engaging in absolute fraud by sending out undersized sod instead of advertised plugs relying on people ignorance and lack of perseverance of a knowledgable out raged consumer thus making quite a good amount of money for as little work, cost involved from so many advertisements in magazines, newspapers, etc.. across the nation as opposed to making a good income on repeat business for a good product at a good price.. RICK IN SO CALIF – posted 29 January 2002 13:39. Zoysia Grass lawns require less water, the do well in shaded areas and only needs to be mowed a few times a year. HELP. I live in Central Florida. We are now in the process of reporting them to every agency available. Plugs are excellent for slopes & grow incredibly thick like a carpet, ideal for play and high traffic areas. By the way, spot-spraying weeds with a Roundup-type killer is NOT recommended because Zoysia is extremely sensitive to Roundup. They have not returned my e-mail. (starting around May 1st. Jack. Heat can make the grass look bad, but just add a little water and it looks healthy again in about half an hour. Great for high traffic areas. quote:Originally posted by theplantation2860:Zoysia is a nice grass, but requires more attention than St. Augustine. Since my experience is mostly with the temperate zone, other good turf grasses to consider for that area are Tifton Bermuda, St. Augustine, and Centipede. Don't waste time sowing grass seed that may not even take root. Thanks[, QUOTE]Originally posted by RICK IN SO CALIF:[b]WELL I HAVE READ GOOD AND BAD ON THIS LAWN PLUGS AND HAVE NOT SEEN MUCH FROM THE COMPANY TO BACK ITSELF UP ON THIS SO WHERE DO I GO FROM HERE PLEASE I WANT TO LEARN AND HERE MORE ON THIS. I haven’t heard anyone from Texas say anything this “wondergrass” please share your results. They seemed very matter of fact on the phone. Shop Savings Services Ideas. My dad’s lawn was always the last to come to life in the spring, brown for the longest, but when it greened up it was like carpet! Need help…live in DFW sodded Palmetto S/A last year looked great…over seeded Winter Rye…mow yard looks awful. I have full western exposure in Phoenix, AZ with clay soil. Thanks for the heads up, there’re more negative comments than positive. What are the benefits of Zoysia compared to the others??? Have any of you ever heard of the word “dormant?” It appears this is what theyship. The peices looked nothing like the picture they have on the internet. good luck! I cut the zoysia into 2″ squares and plugged them in every 9″. I followed the instructions to the letter and and increased my water bill 400%. It is a new home and I’m doing the landscaping myself. Zoysia Farm Nurseries grows and distributes only the original, superior Meyer Z-52 strain of zoysia, under the name “Amazoy®.” In recent decades, some universities and private companies have tinkered with new zoysia … So how does your grass look now? Is it genetically engineered? Well, it seems the grass is always greener on the other side. Easy to install and maintain. I should have known however because “IF IT LOOKS TOO GOOD TO BE TRUE, IT PROBABLT ISN”T” and 2,500 plugs for $257 is too good of a deal especially in light of shipping costs pertaining to the weight of the plugs alone could cost that much… Buyer beware… Don’t use them, buy locally…. Has that been your experience? Now a plush Zoysia lawn can be yours with seeded Zenith Zoysia. QUOTE]Originally posted by RICK IN SO CALIF:WELL I HAVE READ GOOD AND BAD ON THIS LAWN PLUGS AND HAVE NOT SEEN MUCH FROM THE COMPANY TO BACK ITSELF UP ON THIS SO WHERE DO I GO FROM HERE PLEASE I WANT TO LEARN AND HERE MORE ON THIS. Amazoy zoysia plugs provide a growing, pre-rooted plant. I was upset that I ordered 2400 plugs and got 15 peices of sod. See more info at http://www.zoysiaplug.com Elaine-North Cal – posted 06 March 2003 09:40. The species was named to commemorate an 18th century Austrian botanist, Karl von Zois. Great for high traffic areas. If you're tired of mowing, watering, fertilizing & working all season long to stay ahead of weeds and crabgrass, it's time to consider zoysia. Because of its origin the grass was commonly called Manila grass. Just remember that you can catch more flyswith honey than you can with vinegar. If you insist, plug the slope and seed-over with a fast-growing annual variety like rye to control erosion. first of all, no professional would use plugs – it’s too slow to fill in. I traditional used a combination of 70%bluegrass, 30% white clover. Now a plush Zoysia lawn can be yours with seeded Zenith Zoysia. After opening the box, I was disappointed. Quick guide on how to plant zoysia plugs. A power mower is the way to go, and they start around a grand. No hassle at all & I would love to have it all over the yard. Zoysia takes longer to recover from drought or any other damage. Which brings up another point…as beautiful as some types of zoysia can be, if I lived in the northern US I’m not sure I’d invest in any turf that was going to be dormant(brown) more months than green. I have big pecan trees in my front yard, and just suddenly the St. Augustine there died off and disappeared, leaving my front yard bare. I bought this grass over a decade ago. Each plug is approximately 3" square. But they unfortunately are not! I live in Atlanta. Nothing! ‘Cause the rest of the day is the hotttest, and you’re waisting your time on the watering process. http://www.turfgrassamerica.com/info/609buffalo.php?id=16. We live on a mountain and have been nursing a small yard for five years. When they arrived the plugs had very little or no soil attached and they looked like burned hay. It’s not year round. The price seems right. Zoysia is a good grass,used it on the golf courses.It is what they say. I was the one house in the neighborhood where people said grass would never grow and then I had the best lawn on the block. Piper described the grass as abundant on or near the seashore in the Philippine Islands. Both are better than Meyer from what I’ve seen firsthand. Wondering in Texas…???? They send out dead plugs and don’t return emails. -Thanks, zia121@direcway.com – posted 02 July 2004 09:13, Hello TampabeachbumWe have property in the Tampa area with a lawn that needs refurbishing. Areas that receive less than 5 to 6 hours of sun will see competition between the zoysia … Remember what your momma told you when you were young??? I think it is much easier to transplant these large plugs and I have had better success with the larger plugs. My wife said she could see some of the plugs were greening up (I didn’t) so I am being optomistic that they will take hold. The Scotts brand seed are doing extremely well. Just had to say not everyone has the same experience, obviously. I just put down 900 in my yard from my local nursery and they are great! To my surprise, the runners have sprung out from some plugs I had in bare ground and are perforating the ground. It is a seeded variety of Zoysia. It is brown and does look like it won’t make it. Plant up to 24 inches apart. So, they sent me a new batch. QUOTE]Originally posted by Atlanta resident:I live in Atlanta. 36 lawn SOD plugs are intended to be planted spaced 15-in apart, and grow together over time, the coverage of these Grass plugs is 64- sq ft when planted and cared for These ads speak of how great Zoysiagrass is (or they use some other trade name). Fine and/or thick blade dense turf. 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