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Welcome to The Lawn Guide
We're the original independent Aussie lawn care tips site, we're here solely to share helpful lawn advice so that every homeowner can have a beautiful lawn of their own
We Love Zoysia Grass
We believe Zoysia to be the best, most suitable, most environmentally friendly and lowest maintenance grass type for use as home lawns in all the warmer regions of Australia
High Quality Lawn Care Videos
The Lawn Guide shares Australia's best lawn care videos - made by real Aussie lawn care professionals and covering all the lawn care routines needed to create a beautiful lawn
Everyone Can Have A Beautiful Lawn
A beautiful home lawn is something we can all have, by understanding and practicing the easy principles of lawn care practices, and thats exactly why The Lawn Guide was created
Lawn Care In Australia

The Lawn Guide is Australia’s leading source of lawn care tips, entirely dedicated to every aspect of lawn care for all lawn owners. We love lawns! And we know you love your lawn too! The Lawn Guide is Australia's has a favourite lawn care site for quality 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 home 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 under often trying circumstances. 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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10 minute lawn care is easy The Easiest Way To Have A Great Lawn In 10 Minutes 10 Minute Lawn Care is a principle which allows us to maintain our lawns with ease, water our lawns correctly for...
'New Content' By Kate Wall As a general rule of thumb, if you want to grow a great lawn, it needs as much sun as possible. Development of a wide range of turf varieties has increased the options for...
'New Content' By Kate Wall We are aware of the need to fertilise lawns, but choosing a fertiliser is not always easy when there are many products to choose from. While there are many brands...
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 of...
Dichondra in a shaded area Managing Lawns In Shaded Areas With Dichondra Many lawns which encroach into shaded areas around homes are often left to die away as the amount of available sunlight...
Durban Grass Characteristics of Durban Grass A old favourite lawn in Queensland where it's often referred to as Sweet Smother Grass, Durban Grass is a lawn that can be worth considering for the home....
Kikuyu Lawn Characteristics of Kikuyu Grass Kikuyu grass has been highly popular as a lawn all around Australia for as far back as memory can go. It is inexpensive to purchase, is quick to...
A Fine Leaf Zoysia Lawn Couch or Zoysia For anyone considering purchasing a new lawn for their home, Couch is often one of the first grass types to be considered. And why not… Couch has a long and...
Repairing a Hard Lawn Hard Lawns and Compacted Soils Lawns, and more correctly the soils beneath them, can become hard over time due to a variety of reasons. These reasons can include vehicles being...
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 material...
A specialist lawn coring machine The Lawn Coring and Aeration Process The process of lawn coring involves a lawn coring machine being moved over a lawn removing plugs of turf and soil as it...
A Vertimowing / Scarifying Machine What is Vertimowing or Lawn Scarifying Vertimowing lawns is the process of removing an excess build up of thatch, only the C4 warm season grasses can be vertimowed...
Long periods between mowing shouldbe avoided to maintain good lawn health Lawn Mowing Regularity This depends on factors such as the type of lawn, the time of year, and lawn health. When choosing a...
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 rollers...
Mow Master Professional Lawn Edgers photo courtesy of Mow Master What Are Lawn Edgers A lawn edger is an engine powered machine which has a vertical spinning metal blade which is used to trim...
Planning saves time and gives a betterquality finish every time we mow Correct Lawn Mowing The correct lawn mowing technique can make an enormous difference in the overall look of our lawns, as well...
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LAWN CARE TOPICS

lawn care & maintenance, seasonal care, lawn fertilising, lawn clippings & seeding

different lawn types, including independent and unbiased reviews of popular brands of turf

repair problems in lawns, thatch, scalping, lawn coring, dead lawn patches & improving soil

proper lawn mowing techniques, correct lawn mowing heights, mower reviews, maintenance

prevention, identification & treatment of lawn weeds, lawn diseases & lawn pests

correct watering, wetting agents, lawn disease factors, & more for optimum lawn health

SPECIAL LAWN CARE TOPICS


Respected Australian turf breeder Todd Layt shares expert lawn care advice on The Lawn Guide


Naturally caring for our lawns and reducing their environmental impact


Why we recommend considering Zoysia as a low maintenance and quality lawn choice


Lawn care discussions covering even more topics in a friendly blog style


High quality videos with easy to follow lawn care advice - made by real lawn care pros
Lawn Care Facts
Lawn Fact:
Good lawn health helps to fight lawn diseases, reduces the infestation of pests, and helps reduce weed seeds from taking a foothold.
Professional lawn care videos sharing quality lawn care tips in an easy video format - click to watch
killing & keeping weeds from lawns video
meanings to the most common terms
used in lawn care practices in australia
Lawn Care Expert
Respected Australian turf and plant breeder Todd Layt shares expert lawn care advice with lawn lovers
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Lawn care tips for Australia's favourite shade grass
A malfunctioning sprinkler Checking Reticulation Our reticulation system works hard for us, keeping our lawns and gardens in good...
Adjusting From Excessive Watering Reducing Excessive Water Usage We have learned of the damage which can occur from an excessive lawn...
Watering too often Excessive Watering Of Lawns When we talk about excessive watering, we are talking about the problems that result...
When to water lawns Water Requirements For Lawns Generally speaking, water requirements for lawns - including both frequencies and...
Guildford Grass How To Kill Guildford Grass Guildford grass is identified by its long stems that are dark green in colour, skinny,...
Bindii | Onehunga | JoJo How To Kill Bindii Bindii is a low growing weed with carrot-top like leaves, it produces a single flower at...
By Kate Wall 'New Content' What are some of the most common lawn diseases? Fungal Diseases Fungal diseases in lawns include Dollar...
How To Kill Army Worms Army worms are a caterpillar infestation which occurs on lawn grasses throughout Australia and the world, as...
Organic lawn care advice to create environmental benefit from our lawns
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A Healthy Lawn Prevents Lawn Problems When we're aiming to reduce the environmental impacts of...
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Low toxic natural methods to control ants Control Ants In The Lawn, Garden and Paving Ants can...
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Using Artificial Fertilisers In Organic Lawn Care The principles of organic lawn care involve...
A low maintenance and environmentally friendly lawn for all warmer regions
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The best regions to grow Zoysia Where Can I Grow Zoysia In Australia Zoysia grass does its...
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Zoysia Seed, Sod or Plugs After deciding on Zoysia as a new lawn type for your home or...
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Who Shouldn't Choose A Zoysia Lawn We understand that Zoysia will not be the best lawn for...
Lawn care discussions and observations in a friendly blog format from The Lawn Guide
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Lawns Are The Greatest Carbon Cleaners We should all have confidence in our lawns, knowing...
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Where Do Lawns Come From We're all very accustomed to our lawns these days, they seem to be...
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As many people who have visited The Lawn Guide over the years, and since our first launch in...

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