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buy zoysia on Long Island?

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IrishLass
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buy zoysia on Long Island?

I've called a bunch of nurseries and sod farms - I can't find them.

Does anyone know of any place that sells them?

Thanks in advance!

Posted 4/28/11 3:04 PM
 
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Acerone
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Re: buy zoysia on Long Island?

Posted by IrishLass

I've called a bunch of nurseries and sod farms - I can't find them.

Does anyone know of any place that sells them?

Thanks in advance!



Not on the island I would think. It's a southern grass. Dies off during the winter.

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Posted 4/28/11 3:11 PM
 

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Re: buy zoysia on Long Island?

We have it. My landscaper said it's really not great for this climate however in the summertime it does look very nice. we do get some dried out patches in the winter but it always comes back. Have you tried calling some landscapers? they should know where to get it.

Posted 4/28/11 7:07 PM
 

IrishLass
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Re: buy zoysia on Long Island?

I know it goes brown in the winter, it's ok, it's for the backyard only, I need something that the dogs will have a difficult time killing.

Posted 4/28/11 7:25 PM
 

Acerone
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Re: buy zoysia on Long Island?

Posted by IrishLass

I know it goes brown in the winter, it's ok, it's for the backyard only, I need something that the dogs will have a difficult time killing.



I C... Did you look into seeding your yard with it...

Posted 4/28/11 10:20 PM
 

IrishLass
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Re: buy zoysia on Long Island?

Posted by Acerone

Posted by IrishLass

I know it goes brown in the winter, it's ok, it's for the backyard only, I need something that the dogs will have a difficult time killing.



I C... Did you look into seeding your yard with it...



No, but now that you mention it , I will look for it in a seed, I thought it only came in plugs.

Posted 4/29/11 8:54 AM
 

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Re: buy zoysia on Long Island?

i bought plugs online b/c i had a hard time finding them. we already have zoysia, but 2 spots are really brown for holidays decorations. we'll see if they work!

Posted 4/29/11 9:30 AM
 

Acerone
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Re: buy zoysia on Long Island?

Posted by IrishLass

Posted by Acerone

Posted by IrishLass

I know it goes brown in the winter, it's ok, it's for the backyard only, I need something that the dogs will have a difficult time killing.



I C... Did you look into seeding your yard with it...



No, but now that you mention it , I will look for it in a seed, I thought it only came in plugs.



Not anymore, It's been a while but if I remember correct the better type of Zoysia is called Zenith and also the seeds comes with a mix with mulch to keep the seeds wet longer.

Posted 4/29/11 11:02 AM
 

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Re: buy zoysia on Long Island?

I remember seeing zoysia sod at stables nursery in north babylon last year.

Message edited 4/29/2011 4:53:33 PM.

Posted 4/29/11 4:52 PM
 
 

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