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Instant Grass And The Benefits of Turf Over Grass Seed?
These days grass has taken on an iconic significance in the modern culture. From the clichés of neighborhood lawn care competition, to the idyllic picturesqueness of a park field, grass has always been a much bigger part of our lives than many people realize. Having so much significance, many people are looking for the best options for turning an area into a grassy paradise, whether for private or public land. While there are many choices in the varieties of grass, one of the most significant questions anyone in this situation will ask themselves is whether they should sow the ground[...]
Growing Couch Grass From Seed – Keeping Our Carbon Footprint Low!
As we progress into a future in which the environment is an increasingly large concern, not just for governments, but for individuals as well, many people are looking for ways to reduce their carbon footprint in hopes that they might be able to make a difference. This can lead many people to examine their own lifestyles and personal habits. One of the things that many may begin to consider is whether their lawn has positive or detrimental effects on the environment. While this is a complicated question, there are pros and cons to keeping a lawn, as well as ways[...]
Keep Your New Grass Growing With Lawn Fertiliser And Suitable Maintenance
  We understand the feeling of watching new grass take root and establish itself! We’ve experienced it many times ourselves, and we know exactly what it is like for our customers to see a brand new lawn taking hold. Of course, whatever grass variety you choose, it will need to be maintained. Even the hardiest of grasses benefit from a maintenance program, but even if you don’t consider yourself to have a so-called ‘green thumb’, maintaining your new lawn is actually pretty easy once you get the hand of it.   Tips On Maintaining Your Brand New Lawn   It[...]
Palmetto Grass and the Various Benefits
Consider Palmetto Grass For Your Next Lawn Project   Did you know that there are thousands upon thousands of identified grass species around the world? Of course, many of them are not suitable for Aussie conditions. The harsh summers we get in some parts of the country would kill off most of the more delicate grasses in less than a day. This is why we only stock what we consider to be the best grasses for Australian conditions.   Our range of Buffalo grasses are a popular choice for both home owners and commercial applications. Buffalo grass itself is generally[...]
Sapphire Soft Leaf Buffalo Grass
Sapphire Soft Leaf Buffalo Grass: Its Versatile and Affordable! Let’s face it, grass doesn’t usually take up much focus in our day to day lives. It isn’t something many people spend a lot of time thinking about, despite the fact that they probably walk on it or drive by it every time they leave the house. It’s something many of us take for granted.   When one begins to take notice, however, they will find a large variety of different grass species, each with their own unique characteristics and benefits. One of the relatively more recent varieties of grass being[...]
We’ve Heard Of Kikuyu Turf, But Why Has It Become So Popular?
Kikuyu Turf (pennisetum clandestinum) is a type of tropical grass species that is native to East Africa and gets its name from the Gikuyu Tribe, who are native to the area. Although it is considered by some to be a noxious weed, the grass has become incredibly popular for gardens and lawns due to its being inexpensive and extremely draught-resistant. Kikuyu turf provides many benefits, from durability, to ease of growing, that make it a fantastic option for yards, fields, or any other outdoor space. In modern times the grass has become extremely popular in Australia, New Zealand, South Africa,[...]
Buffalo Turf, The All Round, Hardy, dependable Grass!
There are so many different options when it comes to the type of grass and turf out there that sometimes it can be hard to decide what is best for you. If you are looking for something with high-resilience and solid appearance, Buffalo Turf can provide a good option. Buffalo Grass is a native grass species of North America, where it primarily grows on the prairies, and is the iconic grass species of the American Great Plaines. There are a few different types of this grass and one would do well to examine the various options before making a decision.[...]
Choosing Between The Various Types Of Couch Turf
When it comes to choosing the type of grass for your yard, or for any kind of area, public or private, there are a lot of different options to choose from. In Australia one of the most popular types of grass used today is called Couch Grass, also commonly known as Couch Turf. A perennial grass species native to most of Europe, Asia, and Northwest Africa. With many different varieties to choose from, and numerous benefits it is no wonder that Couch Turf has become such a well-known and widely used option for turf, lawns, and fields. Types of Couch[...]
Assessing The Special Character Of Santa Anna Couch Grass   When assessing grass varieties, we always look for a species that will thrive in Australian conditions. What this effectively means is that the grass needs to be tough, durable, and drought resistant. Part of the reason that Couch grass is so popular here in Australia is that it is a durable variety that thrives in Aussie conditions. We actually stock several varieties of Couch grass, including Santa Anna, Greenleas, and Wintergreen. The special character of Santa Anna Couch grass makes it ideal for a pretty wide range of uses. Like[...]
Looking For Buffalo Grass? Sydney Is Our Home!   Even though both Kikuyu and Couch grass varieties are extremely popular in Australia for homes and businesses, Buffalo grass represents an excellent choice for people looking for a nice middle ground. In fact, if you have young children who like to roll around on the grass lawn, we’d always recommend our superior Palmetto Buffalo grass because it is nice and soft and is less likely to cause skin irritation. Interestingly enough, modern Buffalo grass – well represented in our Sapphire and Palmetto varieties – is a little different from the Buffalo[...]

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