Is Zoysia right for me?
- Does your area suffer from drought conditions and water restrictions or watering bans?
(See the latest U.S. Drought Monitor Map produced by the National Drought Mitigation Center)
- Would you like to virtually eliminate watering your lawn?
- Do you regularly have summer days that exceed 80 degrees in temperature?
- Do you have slopes and hilly areas that are difficult to grow grass on?
- Do you want to choke out summer weeds and crab grass without using pesticides?
- Do you worry about your children or pet's exposure to chemicals?
- Are you having trouble growing grass in sandy conditions, heavy clay, or stony soil conditions?
- Do you have difficulty growing grass because of salty air or soil conditions?
- Do you require grass that will stand up to heavy traffic?
- Are you looking for a grass that will not produce pollen?
- Do you need a grass that will survive up to 30 degrees below zero?
- Do you want to reduce the number of times you cut your grass each month?
- Would you like the ability to transplant your own plugs to a new area?
- Do you want a soft, plush lawn that is pleasant to walk on, even in bare feet?
If you answered yes to one or more of these questions, and the area to be planted receives a minimum of 2-3 hours of direct sunlight a day, Amazoy zoysia is right for you.
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|10,000 square foot lawn
(about 1/4 acre)
|Typical cool season
faster growing grass
(Kentucky Blue or Rye)
slow growing grass
|Mowing||Mowing once per week during active growing season = 26 times/year||Mowing once per month during 6-month growing season = 6 times/year|
|Push reel mower||No cost (est. 100 hours)||No cost (est. 24 hours)|
|Electric mower at $0.20 per mowing||$5 per year (est. 52 hours)||$1.20 per year (est. 12 hours)|
|Gas mower at $2.50 per mowing||$65 per year (est. 52 hours)||$15 per year (est. 12 hours)|
|Lawn service at $50 per mowing||$1,300 per year||$300 per year|
|Watering||To stay green during the heat of summer, multiple weekly waterings are required||Does not require watering in a typical summer|
|Average American home in 2008 spent $413 on water. In summer, 85% of water usage will be on lawns and gardens with sprinkler systems.||$350 per year (more if your water bill is above the average)||No annual cost|
|It takes 2,000 gallons to provide 1" of water one time. Over 50,000 gallons annually if watering once a week.||No stress on wells or water source|
|Fertilizing||Multi-step program throughout the growing season||One time application|
|Average $40 per application||4 x $40 = $160 per year (est. 4 hours)||1 x $40 = $40 (est. 1 hour)|
|Weed Control Herbicide||Two general applications, plus one spot application||One spot application|
|General application at $35 each||2 x $35 = $70 (est. 2 hours)||None required|
|Spot application spray at $15 per container||$15||$15|
|Total Estimated Annual Cost:||$595 - $1,895||$55 - $355|