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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[...]
How Often Should I Fertilise My Lawn?
A green lawn doesn’t just look good,  it’s a key component in having great curb appeal. Knowing how to take care of it and look after it ensures its longevity and overall health. One of the most important aspects of lawn care is ensuring that your lawn gets all the nutrients and water it needs on schedule. This means knowing when is the best time to apply lawn fertiliser. To ensure that it is done properly and at the perfect time so that you have a happy healthy lawn to enjoy, Here are a few tips: Apply the first dose of[...]
5 Tips to Growing a Great Lawn! Rivers Edge Turf
Nothing makes a homeowner happier than having a lush green lawn that they can be proud of. Just a quick glance can show everyone who passes by how much you care about your property and the way it looks. Creating the lawn you want can be easier said than done at times. Here are 5 great tips to get you the best lawn ever without having to buy the best turf on the market! Take care of your lawn consistently. The more routine and regularly the lawn is cared for the better your turf will look. Healthy lawns take maintenance and[...]
Winter Maintenance Tips for a Great Summer Lawn!
When the long days of summer are fading the last thing you may be thinking about is caring for your lawn. Of course, this is one of the most important times to think about your lawn care. Especially if you want a happy, healthy lawn come springtime and aren’t thinking about re-turfing your lawn the following year. Putting your lawn to bed for the winter does require a little bit of effort and planning on your behalf. Knowing when the first snow or frost falls, or when the weather gets cold for your area. Will help you in ensuring your[...]
Can I Over-Water My New Grass?
You went ahead and got a new lawn installed. It’s lush, green and perfect. Couldn’t be happier with how it adds to your home. Now comes your side of things. Lawn and turf maintenance. There is no point in putting in a new lawn if it is just going to die, now is there? You don’t want to just waste that investment. No, of course not. You want to continue to help it grow and be a successful installation. How exactly do you do that, and are there ways to prevent damage to the new lawn? In terms of maintenance,[...]
How Often Should I Mow my Lawn?
A beautiful lawn is something that many people want and strive for. A beautiful, lush green lawn is not only nice to look at, but can add curb appeal, as well as value to your home. One of the first things people notice when they arrive at your home is your garden. Having the perfect, well-cared for lawn is a key part of this. When caring for your lawn, whether it is one of the buffalo turf varieties, or any other type of grass, one of the common questions is- How often should I mow my lawn? The common agreement[...]
The Buying Guide to the Best Lawns
When deciding what kind of grass to turf your lawn with, the amount of available choices can be extremely overwhelming. You want something that is well matched to the climate where you live, as well as being suited to your personal preferences. There are a lot of different types of grasses available, from Kikuyu to Sapphire Soft Leaf Buffalo, and each brings its own drawbacks and benefits to the table. Let’s look at some of the more popular grass species for lawns, and break down what’s unique about each.             Sapphire Soft Leaf Buffalo Grass: This is a relatively new[...]
Living in Harsh Conditions and Need a Tough Lawn?
Choosing the right grass for your lawn can be a difficult process. The choice you make will depend largely on the climate you live in, as well as personal preference. For those living in harsh climates, there are several good choices when it comes to grass types. Australia is known for its heat and humidity, and cooler winter months. Therefore requires grasses that are well adapted to living in that sort of climate. Let’s look at some of the tougher grass types available.             Sapphire Buffalo This is one of the best all around grass types on the market today.[...]
The Low Maintenance Lawn: 5 Tips for Trouble Free Grass!
Most homeowners want their lawns to look their best, but don’t want to put in a massive amount of time and effort, or simply do not have the time to put a large amount of effort into caring for their grass. Luckily, there are some straightforward procedures you can follow in order to keep your grass healthy and flourishing without having to commit to a huge amount of time. Lawns are fairly simple to care for, and usually the main cause of trouble comes from not being consistent in your lawn maintenance. Let’s take a look at 5 easy things[...]

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