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[...]
5 Reasons Why Laying Turf Is Great For The Environment
It’s more than just green to look at.  Natural; clean; aesthetically appealing; environmentally friendly.  Choosing to lay turf is a responsible decision that doesn’t stop at the curbside charm of your home.  It contributes positively to the world around us and helps to create a cleaner, greener place to live and raise our families.  Grass is the unspoken hero of our urban environments: the champion underfoot!   So, let’s get down to earth and look at a few reasons that turf is so good for the environment!   Many of us live in suburban areas where concrete, bitumen, and steel[...]
How To Identify The Type Of Lawn In Your Yard
Maybe you’ve moved into a new home, and it has a beautiful, established lawn.  Of course, now it’s  yours to keep it that way!  Or, maybe you’ve lived in your home for a long time, but have made yourself a new year’s resolution to put some extra effort into creating a beautiful lawn.  Either way, it’s really important to know what type of grass you have before you launch into fertilizing or even routine maintenance.   Why? because different turf types have different requirements when it comes to mowing, feeding, watering and even wear and tear.   With so many[...]
Which Turf Is Best For Small Yards? Our Top Picks!
A lot of homes these days have remarkably small yards, with very limited grass area.  And seeing as it’s not something we can change, the only option is to make the best of it!  This means choosing the correct turf for a small area – you want your lawn, whatever its size, to be a slice of paradise. There are a few key things to consider when deciding which turf is best for your small garden.  It pays to take a bit of extra time to make sure you pick the best option for your place, that way you’ll enjoy[...]
Why Are Some Turfs More Expensive Than Others?
High quality turf will often carry higher prices than other types of turf, which may leave your wondering, what makes the price difference. After all, all types of turf are just different types of grass, so what makes some expensive while others are not. Soil Quality Higher quality turf will be grown in higher quality soil. Soil that is better built, with higher levels of nutrients that your lawn needs will cost more than low grade soil. This investment in the soil will mean a better lawn overall, as it better supplies what the turf needs to grow. Seed Varieties[...]
5 tips to having the best-looking yard on the street!
Let’s be honest, you want your lawns to be beautiful, lush and manicured. The kind of soft, green carpet that is blissful to walk on in bare feet and looks great all summer long. The burning question is, how can you create that slice of paradise right in your own yard? A stunning lawn isn’t impossible.  It’s not rocket science either.  It is simply a combination of excellent starter product, dedication and responsible care.  Making the choice to lay established grass from a trusted turf supplier will give you a huge advantage – the professionals know exactly what will suit[...]
Installing Turf And The Ecological Impact of Grass | Rivers Edge Turf
Everything we do for our homes and gardens has a role to play in the greater scheme of the earth as a whole. The gardens we keep and the lawns we have around our homes can have a much larger impact than we might think. Installing turf can have some downfalls, but the overall effect on the environment from laying grass is mostly positive.   Here are just a few of the Benefits Having grass stops the loss of topsoil and erosion that is found worldwide. Planting grass prevents water and elements from removing the valuable topsoil that is vital[...]
Turf Prices
The Costs and Benefits of Turf It is important to maintain the appearance of your home, business or investment property. Laying turf is an efficient, instant and easy way to improve the visual appeal of the exterior of your property. In comparison to other ground covers and alternative outdoor surfaces (e.g. concrete, paving, artificial turf), lawn is a cost-effective and attractive choice. If you are thinking about laying turf, it is important to consider the costs, environmental impacts and health benefits. How much does turf cost? The cost of laying turf is based on the type of grass you choose[...]
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There is nothing better than looking out the window and seeing a sea of fresh green grass. For many home and business owners, the hardest decision is not whether to lay turf – it is what type of turf to lay.  When choosing a turf, it is important to consider the climate that you live in, the conditions that the lawn will be exposed to and the space that you want to turf. To help you make an informed choice, a title=”Rivers Edge Turf Homepage” turf supplier will provide you with the appropriate information. Wherever you are located, ideally you[...]
Best Turf for Sydney & Surrounding Areas
Rivers edge turf is one of the leading suppliers of turf to the Hawkesbury and surrounding areas.  With nearly 15 years experience growing and laying turf locally we consider ourselves experts in the area of turf supplies and lawn. We exist to provide quality instant lawn to Sydney and surrounding areas and excel in growing superior turf. Newcastle, greater western Sydney and lower Blue Mountains are all areas that we extend our services to.  We are a family owned and operated business and are based in the Hawkesbury valley, amongst the spectacular Hawkesbury turf farms, or commonly known by the[...]

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