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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[...]
Keeping Your Lawn Healthy Has Never Been Easier!
When it comes to maintaining a healthy lawn, it has never been easier to get reliable information and products that will allow you to keep your grass growing idyllically all year round. There are, however, a few decisions you will want to make when considering installing a new lawn, such as finding out when is the best time of year to lay turf. As well as important factors to keep in mind when maintaining your new lawn. Turf or Seed? When considering laying down a new lawn, you will want to decide if you want to install turf or sow[...]
3 Ways To Stop Grass Runners In Their Tracks!
Buffalo grass has undergone something of a renaissance in Australia.  Referred to as Ol’ Scratchy until recently, the Palmetto Soft Leaf Buffalo Grass of today doesn’t feature course or sharp leaf blades.  One problem it is susceptible to however, is grass runners that separate and sit on top of the lawn. Over time, the Buffalo Grass runners will grow over the top of each other.  Eventually, they will join together to completely smother the runners and matter underneath.  The smothered runners and leaf matter will die off and the dead thatch remains, giving you some major headaches.  Left untreated, a[...]
6 Tips For Sustainable Gardening
One of the best things you can do these days in your yard and your garden is to practice sustainability.  Here are 6 tips covering everything from collecting rainwater to the best time to lay turf, that will help you get on track for environmental sustainability. Harnessing Water Rainwater is one of our most precious resources, therefore we should do as much as possible to conserve it.  Any house with an outdoor space can harvest rainwater.  The simplest way to do this is to set up a water system that fills barrels with the water runoff.  This can then be[...]
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[...]

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