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Australia's Lawn Expert joins us with his own expert lawn care advice blog

The Lawn Guide lawn care blog includes greater and more varied discussions into lawn care and the turf industry in Australia.

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Zoysia Lawns

Zoysia lawns are the most environmentally friendly and lowest maintenance lawn for all the warmer regions of Australia.

Our strong belief in the overwhelming superiority of Zoysia leads us to to share all it's benefits to help make Zoysia the new No 1 lawn for most Australian homes parks and businesses

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Organic lawn care tips, advice and recipes to naturally care for our lawns while creating maximum benefit to the environment

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The Lawn Guide is Australia’s original and most comprehensive lawn care tips website entirely dedicated to every aspect of lawn care. We love lawns! And we know you love your lawn too! The Lawn Care Guide is Australia's favourite lawn care site for independent and unbiased lawn care advice. No matter which grass type you have at your home, whether you do your own lawn mowing or hire a contractor, The Lawn Guide has lawn care tips and lawn care advice for everyone wanting to turn their grass into a beautiful green lawn.

A well maintained lawn provides so many benefits such as heat reduction in homes, play and relaxation areas for families, and adding beauty to our homes and cities. Lawns are vitally important to all of us, however, as Australian lawn owners continue to face new challenges with water, drought and pollution, we are all being forced to improve our lawn care practices and move to environmentally friendly methods of maintaining the grass on our properties to a higher standard, while continuing to face the challenge of keeping our lawn green. The Lawn Guide is dedicated to sharing simple lawn care tips with everyone interested in creating and maintaining a beautiful lawn and garden.

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Summer Lawn Care The Australian Summer is a highly stressful time for all lawns, and it's the things we do both before and during the Summer which will determine the overall health and appearance...
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Just one type of liquid organic fertiliser Using Organic Fertilisers In Lawn Care Some of the liquid organic fertilisers that have been appearing over the last years have been a great addition...
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Fertilising is essential in Winter A Greener Lawn This Winter Yes, lawns can be fertilised over Winter, however a different type of fertiliser must be used in our lawn care at this time of...
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Trials of Sapphire versus Sir Walter Sapphire Versus Sir Walter There is no doubt that the race to become Australia's most popular Buffalo Grass is burning hot right now. So we're going to...
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Most Popular Lawn Types In Australia This is a quick overview to compare the five most popular lawn types in Australia. For more information about any of the grass types covered, please see our lawn...
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Palmetto versus Sir Walter Palmetto versus Sir Walter Palmetto and Sir Walter are most often compared to each other, perhaps because both are almost identical in appearance and colour,...
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Buffalo Lawn Thatch Thatch In Buffalo Lawns Thatching in Buffalo lawns can become a major problem over time, and more so than any other lawn variety. Buffalo produces thick stemmed runners...
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Lawn scalped due to infrequent mowing Why Lawns Get Scalped Lawns or areas of lawns become scalped when either high points are severed off when mowing an uneven lawn, or when too much leaf...
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An alternative method to aerate a lawn Lawn Coring Alternatives In most cases, the best possible method of coring a lawn is always the Coring Machine. With each tine that enters the soil, a...
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Mow Master Professional Lawn Edgers photo courtesy of Mow Master What Are Lawn Edgers A lawn edger is a powered machine which has a vertical spinning metal blade which is used to trim the edges...
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Honda HRU216SU A Review Of A Honda Self Propelled Mower This Review is a modified discussion taken from a Contractors Site, used with permission. SG: Well I have bitten the bullet and...
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28" MEY Commercial cylinder mower Cylinder Lawn Mowers Cylinder lawn mowers are often called Reel Lawnmowers, named after the multi blade cutting reel, or Roller Lawnmowers, named after the...
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Lawn fact:
Bowling Greens are watered once a week and mowed twice a day. They can do this because they water very heavily and deeply, resulting in the lawn sending down very deep roots past the evaporation level, so the lawn always has access to adequate water.
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Crabgrass How To Kill Crowsfoot Grass / Crabgrass Crabgrass is of very high nuisance...
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