New Year, New Turf
The new year has arrived, and it’s time to start fresh. The first thing many people think about is what they want to do with their yard – should they change the turf? There are a lot of different types of turf out there, so let’s take a look at them! Why Variety Matters Turf…Read More
The Benefits of Professional Zoysia Sod for the Amateur Lawn Enthusiast
Zoysia grass is native to Asia. However, it’s been in the United States since at least 1895. Professional Zoysia sod has steadily gained in popularity as a hardy, warm-season perennial turf. It’s well-suited to lawns across the southern states, from the hot, humid Southeast to parts of California. And there are a great many benefits…Read More
Made in the Shade: Tips for Maintaining Turf in Shaded Areas
Are you having difficulty getting your turf to grow in a shaded area? You’re not alone. Many people face this challenge every day. While we all love acres of uninterrupted, lush turfgrass, it is inevitable that man or Mother Nature will interfere with that plan. Buildings, trees, and other objects will eventually cast shadows (literal…Read More
Zoysia: A Deep Green Lawn That Stays That Way
How Do You Keep Zoysia Grass Green? It doesn’t matter if you’re an expert in lawn care or just getting started. We all want the same thing from our Zoysia grass: a deep green lawn. There are many ways to achieve this. Where you live can also have an impact on the outcome, especially if…Read More
All I Want for Christmas is…. Turf?
Okay, so maybe no one wrote to Santa to ask for a bermudagrass lawn this year, BUT that doesn’t mean they won’t be asking for it at spring green-up. You can bet that when their neighbors’ lawns are beginning to look plush and full, the guys buried in an acre of clover and dandelion will…Read More
Take a Hole-by-Hole Tour of Bluejack National!
This past March, veteran golfer Andy Johnson (with The Fried Egg) posted a lengthy review of his recent trip to BlueJack National, Tiger Woods’ first American-designed golf course, located just outside Houston, TX. Johnson not only describes each hole in detail, with insider advice, but he also posts several photos of each gorgeously manicured hole.…Read More
Zeon and L1F Help Take Bluejack National to #1!
It’s official — Bluejack National, Tiger Woods’ first American-designed golf course, located just outside Houston, TX, has been named the #1 Best New Private Course (for 2016) by both Golf Digest and Golf Magazine! On all surfaces except for the putting greens, the course is planted with two varieties of zoysiagrass — Zeon Zoysia on…Read More
An Exciting New, Low-Maintenance Alternative to Bermuda and Bentgrass on Golf Greens — L1F Zoysia
Earlier this year, the tee-to-greens performance and quality of L1F Zoysia were touted in a press release for Bladerunner Farms, the variety’s developer. While most golf course superintendents have heard about fairway-quality zoysiagrasses such as Zeon Zoysia, L1F is one of the first commercially available zoysias ideally suited for the low height of cut and…Read More
Tiger Woods Plants Zeon and L1F Zoysiagrass at His First American Golf Course
Except for TifEagle putting greens, all the playing surfaces at Bluejack National — the first Tiger Woods-designed golf course in the United States — will be grassed with Zeon Zoysia and L1F Zoysiagrass, two of The Turfgrass Group’s premier varieties. An article published online by Club and Resort Business details the reasoning behind the grass…Read More
From High School to the Big Leagues: Zoysiagrass for Sports Turf
“I think zoysia is going to be the grass of the future for sports fields because of the low cost of maintenance, especially in high schools, because school budgets are cut. If we can have less maintenance costs, we can put that money into education,” says Richard Mendez, the former sports turf manager at South…Read More