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Need help with grass

Discussion in 'Off-Topic Discussion' started by rondog, Nov 5, 2010.

  1. Nov 5, 2010 at 12:18 PM
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    rondog

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    I live in san diego and am looking to buy some sod for my back yard. Anyone know much about grass, specifically types of grass?

    I am prepared for the "grass" jokes ;)
     
  2. Nov 5, 2010 at 12:46 PM
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    Don't know if they sell it on the west coast, but we had Zeon Zoysia sod installed a couple of years back and we love it!

    It's got a fine blade, is fairly dense, is durable for pets, it grows at a slow to moderate rate, is drought resistant and is incredibly comfortable to walk on. It almost feels like walking on carpet. It's a type of grass they use on golf course fairways.

    If you can't find Zeon Zoysia, look at other types of Zoysia. I don't know what may or may not grow in your area.

    The only downside is it produces a lot of clippings seeing as it is so dense.
     
  3. Nov 5, 2010 at 12:49 PM
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  4. Nov 5, 2010 at 12:54 PM
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    I was looking at what kind of grass the golf courses in my area use but couldn't find much information on the web. I might just go into one of the courses and ask.

    Yes, but also very expensive.
     
  5. Nov 5, 2010 at 10:05 PM
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    Two Cali's were waiting at the bus stop when a truck went past loaded up with rolls of turf.
    Jimmy said, I'm gonna do that when I win the lottery

    What's that then?asks Mikey.


    Send me lawn away to be cut:D
     
  6. Nov 5, 2010 at 10:27 PM
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    You might check out Kentucky Bluegrass or Tall Fescue.
     
  7. Nov 5, 2010 at 10:39 PM
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    I prefer Kentucky Blue grass and that is what I personally have. However, it's a bitch to maintain, if you're going to maintain it yourself. There are also St. Augustine and Bermuda grass. Bermuda does very well in scorching heat.
     
  8. Nov 6, 2010 at 4:03 PM
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    Tall Fescue does best here in SoCal.
    Google Marathon Sod.
     
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    Have you talked to a local place that does landscaping?? They are probably the best to give you tips.
     
  10. Nov 7, 2010 at 9:20 PM
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    Not yet but from my research, tall fescue is looking like my best bet so far
     
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