Zoysia Grass
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Zoysia Grass

michele added on May 27, 2011 | Answered

We just had zoysia installed in our yard and it is filled with weeds and has developed brown spots. We do have two dogs, but the yard is watered 3 times a week, diluting any dog urine on the grass. Help! Our new lawn looks awful.

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Heather
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Answered on June 3, 2011

It sounds like a fungus. Many homeowners mistakenly blame their dogs for fungus spots. This article will help you confirm that it is fungus damage and not urine damage:
https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/lawn-care/lgen/dog-urine-grass.htm

This article has the most common types of lawn fungus. It will help you determine which may be affecting your yard:
https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/lawn-care/lgen/grass-fungus.htm

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