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Nara Zoysia growing well in the USA By Todd Layt 'New Content' Sold as Nara™ Native Turf in Australia, and Icon Zoysia in the USA, this humble Australian Native is making waves in...
The best regions to grow Zoysia Where Can I Grow Zoysia In Australia Zoysia grass does its very best in warmer weather climates where it will absolutely thrive, especially in humid...
Zoysia Seed, Sod or Plugs After deciding on Zoysia as a new lawn type for your home or business premises, next comes the decision of how to establish the new lawn. There are three main...
One Council park using common Kikuyu Time To Switch Our Parks To Zoysia We're going to take a look at a typical Council park in suburban Australia. The park is planted with common...
Zoysia Lawn Seed Zoysia grass can be grown into a home lawn by many different methods. It can be laid from sod, which is more commonly known as roll on turf, it can be grown from...
Zoysia and Winter Are Not Good Friends The one single drawback which stops Zoysia being the perfect lawn for every home in Australia is its dislike for cold winters. Zoysia loves the...
Zoysia Grass Has Warm Origins Zoysia grasses all derive from warm and often tropical regions, and although they have been substantially bred and developed to grow and thrive in more...
Different Types Of Zoysia Grasses There are several different varieties within the Zoysia grass family, and each can have different strengths, weaknesses, suitability of climate and...
Zoysia turf being harvested Buying Zoysia Around Australia Our work to help bring Zoysia grass to the full attention of as many people as possible just would not be complete if we...
The Lawn Guide is putting a new focus onto Zoysia grass as the best lawn type for use in all the warmer regions of Australia. Here are all the reasons why we believe Zoysia should...
Roadsides are perfect for Zoysia Zoysia - The Great Choice For Low & Medium Use Government Areas This Zoysia article is directed once again at government, and specifically at the...
Who Shouldn't Choose A Zoysia Lawn We understand that Zoysia will not be the best lawn for everybody. There are many considerations which homeowners need to consider before choosing...
Zoysia Tenuifolia - A Very Different Lawn Zoysia tenuifolia is very different from all other Zoysia grasses. Often referred to by different names including No-Mow Grass, Min Mow and...

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Native Turf And New Biodegradable Pegs Make A Strong Team For Erosion Control By Todd Layt 19 November 2013 Introduction Turf in new research has demonstrated to...
Choosing The Best Lawn Type For Your Home By Todd Layt 30 August 2011 FINDING THE RIGHT TURF FOR YOUR HOME Shade, wear, low maintenance, salt etc. Miracle lawn...
Is it more important than spring and summer fertilising. By Todd Layt 14 December 2012 Most Australian’s have been fertilising at the wrong times of the year....
Killing Kikuyu out of your lawn in Winter is the best time to do it. By Todd Layt 25 May 2011 Winter is one of the best times to...
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Zoysia Lawn Facts
  • Less water
  • Less mowing
  • Less fertiliser
  • Less maintenance
  • Less weeds
  • Less pests
  • Less thatch
  • Less disease
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Review of Empire Zoysia, Australia's favourite, best selling and highly adaptable Zoysia
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