I've hade a Zoysia backyard for 3 yrs. A friend suggested I burn it in the spring while it is still brown to get rid of the thatch build up. I live in Virginia Beach, Va.
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This is something that people do and it does work, but, that being said, fires like this can get out of hand quickly and are often illegal in many suburban and urban areas. If you decide to do this, do it with care and check with local authorities first.