lawn grass


Old 05-08-01, 10:11 PM
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i would like to have new grass. im going to be planting alot of ground cover like lirirope, lenten rose , hostas, etc. im trying to limit the amount of grass i have to mow and the potential for weeds and poison ivy to set in. im planting around every tree and working my way out. im thinking of using plugs so i do not have to till my entire yard. my main concern is weed blocking. i have read about zoysia grass, but im really not sure what type of grass to select. al i see in hardware or home improvement centers are bags of seed. does anyone have any suggestions from dealing with this on their own lawns? thank you.
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Old 05-10-01, 10:14 AM
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zoysia grass, once established, will be the thickest carpet of grass yuo have ever walked upon. However, I beleive it is primarily for full sun areas. If you are going to plant under larger trees, you will probably have to choose a shade tolerant type grass. If you go with the zoysia grass, you will have to spray the weeds which will pop up between the plugs.

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