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5 Signs That You’re Over-watering Your Lawn
As passionate lawn lovers, we naturally want to make sure our grass has plenty of what it needs. Regular food, good maintenance routines and most importantly, lots of water.  The fact is, you might be unintentionally overdoing it: it’s actually possible to over-water your lawn, which will do more harm than good. As we transition from the cold season to the warmer months, watering the lawn becomes part of our regular garden upkeep program.  However, a healthy and established turf doesn’t need to be watered every day.  And truth be known, it shouldn’t even need it every second day.  Regardless[...]
How To Identify And Get Rid Of Unwanted Pests On Your Lawn.
Lawn pests are an avid gardener’s worst nightmare.  Whether they crawl, fly, burrow or hop, they can often cause a lot of damage in an alarmingly short amount of time.  The challenge for every genuine lawn-lover is to correctly identify and treat lawn pests before they make destroy all your hard work. It’s generally not hard to recognize the handi-work of lawn pests.  It’s not always quite so easy to pin-point the critter behind the damage.  However, unless you can correctly identify what’s causing the trouble, it’s difficult to carry out an effective treatment plan, so to get you onto[...]
Bindi Weeds- A Landscaper’s Worst Nightmare!
That’s exactly what they are: a landscaper’s nightmare.  Bindi weeds not only ruin the look of your lawn, but they can make walking on the grass without shoes a very painful experience!  And after all the hard work you’ve put into that turf, you want to be able to enjoy it, not have to avoid it… What are Bindi Weeds? Bindi weed is a low-growing, leafy, green weed that is commonly seen growing in lawns across Australia.  It produces a single flower which matures into a spiny seed pod.  These dried seed pods are sharp enough to puncture bike or[...]
How To Know If Your Lawn Is Sick?
Every so often a thriving lawn will present itself with a problem. Whether it be a dry patch, bug infestation, bindi outbreak or maybe it just isn’t looking quite right and you’re unsure what to do. With loads of information readily available on the web its fairly easy to find an answer to the problem your lawn may be having – however, if you’re struggling to find a solution, don’t hesitate to contact your local lawn suppliers. Like every plant, lawns have their ups and downs.  But the key to maintaining a beautiful, healthy and vibrant lawn is to recognize[...]
Lawn Grubs- Don’t Let Your Lawn Be The Grub!
Lawn grubs: every gardener’s nightmare!  While you are working hard to create a beautiful turf area (feeding your lawn, watering diligently and removing those nasty weeds), it’s just possible you might be providing lovely grub for the grubs.  And your efforts above the surface might be being undermined from below…   Lawn grubs are a real problem in many Australian lawns.  And while it is possible to treat them, the damage they can cause in a short space of time can take months to repair.  As the old saying goes, “prevention is better than cure”, so if you suspect your[...]
How To Keep Your Lawn Green During Winter – 5 Expert Tips
Most plants enter a dormant phase during the colder months.  Your lawn is no exception. But that certainly doesn’t mean you have to be content to look out on a yellow, patchy and lawn all winter! And just because it’s cold, is no excuse for you to shut yourself indoors and forget about your lawn either: prevention is better than cure, and there’s plenty of things you can do to help maintain a beautiful green lawn all winter long. We all know how important it is to care for our bodies during winter: our lawns appreciate a little extra TLC[...]
The Million Dollar Question -How Much Does It Cost To Lay Turf?
This is a question frequently asked by our customers.  And unfortunately, it doesn’t have a ‘one-size-fits-all’ answer.  Like most other things in life, the cost of turfing a lawn can vary wildly:  but one thing for sure, you’ll get what you pay for.  If you’re prepared to go the extra mile in preparation, effort, and top-quality product, you’ll be well rewarded. Laying turf is a very worthwhile investment and one that’ll instantly lift the street appeal of your home.  And to get the best out of your new lawn, you need to do the job properly.  Of course, we all[...]
Man’s Best Friend: Lawn’s Worst Enemy!
Dogs: your lawn’s worst enemy.  Is it possible to maintain a beautiful lawn without locking up your four-legged friend? If you’re struggling to know which one deserves your attention, we’ve got good news for you: you can have both.  And enjoy them both too.   There’s no denying it: your pooch gives your grass a hard time.  Especially if he/she is large. Rough and tumble, digging, urine burn… these are a few of the stresses that dogs put on your lawn. However, with a little forethought, some strategic planning and a little bit of extra effort, you can give your[...]
Some Interesting Facts About Buffalo Grass Types And Uses
It’s become one of Australia’s favorites.  All over the country, homeowners are loving it.  So are their children, their pets, and their budgets.  It’s tough, hardy, water-wise and above all, beautiful.   There are several different buffalo grass types, all of which have become popular choices for both domestic and commercial lawns.  And for good reason, too.  When you need a lawn that’s reliable, resilient and self-repairing, buffalo is certainly a wise choice.  Let’s face it: we expect a fair bit from our turf.  We want grass that will tolerate both shade and sun, stand up to everyday rough’n’tumble and[...]
How To Compost Your Lawn And Never Use Fertilizer Again!
They say that a dog is a man’s best friend… but I believe that good quality compost is the gardener’s best friend! It’s organic magic!  That fine, brown, crumbly, dirt-like substance is teeming with micro-organisms and bacteria. They breathe life into the soil and nourish the food chain from the bottom up.  And as greater numbers of Australians recognize the need for organic lawn care, top-dressing our turf with compost is becoming more popular.  After all, it’s our responsibility to provide a clean, green and environmentally safe place for ourselves and our children.   What’s so good about compost? You[...]

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