Buffalo Grass

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[...]
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[...]
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[...]
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[...]
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.[...]
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[...]
Windsor Turf farm: Home of Great Grass   Right here near the Hawkesbury River At Rivers Edge Turf, we grow our turf amongst the well known Windsor turf farms and supply it to all of our valuable Sydney customers. Being a family owned and run company with a love for grass of all types, we specialise on picking the right grass for your needs. It doesn’t matter to us whether you are a homeowner looking to patch up a two by two metre square, or a sports stadium operator looking to re-turf the entire ground! We love what we do[...]
An Overview of Sapphire Buffalo Grass 
Sapphire Buffalo Grass Sapphire is a modern and high-quality soft leaf type of buffalo grass. It is available to Australian homeowners as a buffalo lawn option. Sapphire is well-known as the most shade tolerant buffalo grass. It performs excellently in all aspects that signify the quality of buffalo turf. Below is an overview of sapphire buffalo grass. Sapphire buffalo turf performs quite well when grown in full sunny conditions. It is notable for having a healthy deep root system that helps a lot when it comes to withstanding drought. The turf is also good in shade tolerance and maintaining a[...]
Benefits of Palmetto Buffalo Grass
Every person want a grass he or she can simply mow, fertilize once a year, water less and above all, a grass that looks greats every season. Palmetto buffalo grass provides all that. It is a grass that has a very soft leaf unlike any other type of Palmetto grass. This means it cannot irritate your young kids. Its soft leaf and exciting green color makes it a popular choice for many residential gardens in Australia. Benefits of Palmetto Buffalo Grass 1. Palmetto buffalo grass has an outstanding color Palmetto buffalo lawn has an outstanding green color than any other[...]

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