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How Much Water Is Too Much Water? A Guide To Getting It Right
Water is a key component in the care of our lawn. Too little water, as in situations of drought, or a forgetful homeowner and the grass simply dries up and dies. Too much water can also be problematic and cause the grass to drown. Knowing how much water is too much water will ensure you have a beautiful, healthy lawn. Here’s a few things to consider when watering your lawn. Where you live The first factor in how much water you need to provide your lawn, is how much rain and moisture is already provided by mother nature. If you[...]
Choosing the Right Grass for Your Home
Deciding on which variety of turf to choose can be overwhelming, especially with such a large variety readily available on the Australian market. There are many different factors that go into the decision and knowing which grasses are best for your area, and which ones will simply take too much time and effort to keep alive will play a part in deciding which one is best for you. One of the best ways to ensure that your lawn is as successful as possible is to go with native Australian grasses. By using native grasses, you can rest assured that they[...]
What’s the Best Type of Grass for Drought Affected Areas?
Picking a grass that suits your climate is an important factor. With many areas of Australia being affected by drought and other weather issues, it is important to find a grass that will grow in drought-affected areas. You don’t want to plant native Australian grasses that require lots of water and moisture to grow. The last thing you want is your hard-earned money being poured down the drain in terms of water consumption, just to keep your grass green. Instead, picking a grass variety that works best for your environment is a better choice. Which grasses are best suited for[...]
The Best Types of Grass for Large Yards and Properties
There are many different options to consider when deciding on which type of turf would work best for your lawn. Some options are better suited to larger properties, whereas others are better left for smaller areas due to their maintenance levels. Those of course are not the only considerations. The number one choice for larger yards and properties in Australia is a kikuyu lawn. Although it is typically seen in commercial properties, it’s also an excellent choice for residential use, especially in larger yards. Reasons why Kikuyu Lawns are popular: Kikuyu lawns are fast growing. Excellent for larger properties needing[...]
Why Are Some Turfs More Expensive Than Others?
High quality turf will often carry higher prices than other types of turf, which may leave your wondering, what makes the price difference. After all, all types of turf are just different types of grass, so what makes some expensive while others are not. Soil Quality Higher quality turf will be grown in higher quality soil. Soil that is better built, with higher levels of nutrients that your lawn needs will cost more than low grade soil. This investment in the soil will mean a better lawn overall, as it better supplies what the turf needs to grow. Seed Varieties[...]
5 tips to having the best-looking yard on the street!
Let’s be honest, you want your lawns to be beautiful, lush and manicured. The kind of soft, green carpet that is blissful to walk on in bare feet and looks great all summer long. The burning question is, how can you create that slice of paradise right in your own yard? A stunning lawn isn’t impossible.  It’s not rocket science either.  It is simply a combination of excellent starter product, dedication and responsible care.  Making the choice to lay established grass from a trusted turf supplier will give you a huge advantage – the professionals know exactly what will suit[...]
How to be environmentally responsible and have great looking lawn
These days, everyone is wanting that ‘green, green grass of home…’  In fact, the perfect lawn is on the top of the priority list for many homeowners.  And the good news is that you can achieve that ‘dream about lawn’ and be environmentally responsible as well.  Here are some tips to make sure that your lawn is green, not only in colour but in every way. Your first step towards sustainable lawn care is to think carefully about what type of grass you use for your lawn.  Consider the climate, the amount of water available and what shade and/or sun[...]
Installing Turf And The Ecological Impact of Grass | Rivers Edge Turf
Everything we do for our homes and gardens has a role to play in the greater scheme of the earth as a whole. The gardens we keep and the lawns we have around our homes can have a much larger impact than we might think. Installing turf can have some downfalls, but the overall effect on the environment from laying grass is mostly positive.   Here are just a few of the Benefits Having grass stops the loss of topsoil and erosion that is found worldwide. Planting grass prevents water and elements from removing the valuable topsoil that is vital[...]
How Long Does Turf Take to Bed In? Rivers Edge Turf
Having a beautiful, lush, green lawn is a dream for many homeowners. Sometimes though it requires starting from new and creating that lawn from scratch. Although the cost of laying turf can seem pricey to begin with, if done correctly though it is a one-time cost. Growing sod may be more-costly than starting from seed but can save time. It also ensure’s that your lawn is ready when you want it. It is important to know then how to best care for your newly laid turf, and how long it will take for the turf to properly bed in and[...]
5 Environmental Benefits of Grass
When we think of lawn and turf, we don’t often consider the environmental benefits of it. Typically, we are more bombarded with how it isn’t good for the environment and that it utilises water and energy that could be better put to use. As true as this can be, there are actually quite a few benefits to having that lush green lawn outside your home. Globally, we are losing topsoil at an alarming rate. Over farming, tilling the land, erosion and more is taking away the top soil that we need in many ways to survive. By having lawns and[...]

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