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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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Fertilisers are food for lawns The Role Of Lawn Fertilisers We see lawn care fertilisers for sale in the garden nurseries, lawn and garden contractors tell us they are important, even the turf...
The Best Time To Establish A New Lawn Best Time Of The Year To Plant A New Lawn If you're considering laying a new lawn from roll-on turf, or from seed for that matter, the best time of the year to...
'New Content' By Kate Wall A freshly mown and neatly edged lawn is a joy to behold. Even more so if it is set amongst a beautiful garden. Gardens and lawns complement each other beautifully. The...
Winter Lawn Care Beautiful Winter Lawns Having a great looking lawn in winter is often thought of as an impossibility for many people, yet as we drive around town we can’t help but notice that...
Matilda - a soft leaf buffalo lawn photo courtesy of Matilda Buffalo Matilda Soft Buffalo Grass Matilda is another new soft leaf buffalo grass which has come onto the Australian turf market in...
Sterile Seed Head on MSK Male Sterile Kikuyu As the name suggests, Male Sterile Kikuyu is a sterile form of Kikuyu grass which cannot produce functional anthers and pollen, and therefore cannot...
Nara - The True Australian Lawn Nara Native Turf is a new variety of Zoysia grass which has been bred in Australia. While most Zoysia lawn types are not originally native Australian grass varieties,...
Cool season lawns are mowed higher Introduction To Cool Season Lawns Lawn grasses are first divided into 2 separate categories, Warm Season Grasses, and Cool Season Grasses. As their names suggest,...
Top Dressing Uneven Lawns The Problem Of Uneven Lawns Uneven lawns can be very unattractive and dysfunctional for how we want to use them, and in this article we're going to look into why uneven...
A bare patch caused by excessive shade Bare or Dead Lawn Patches Discovering bare or dead patches in our lawns can be annoying, especially when the signs of what is causing the problem are allusive....
Improving Lawn Soil The soils underneath our lawns are more responsible for delivering good lawn health than anything else. Lawn soils provide nutrients (food), water and oxygen to the grass, and if...
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...
Lawn clippings left on lawns Clever Garden Recycling With Lawn Clippings It's easy to quickly think about how often our lawns are mowed each year, and then to think about how many lawn clippings are...
Push Lawn Mower Introduction to Push Mowers The push lawn mower is a light, human powered mower which may be an option for your property. With the many great benefits that it brings to lawn care,...
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...
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...
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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:
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.
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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A liquid Wetting Agent More Than Just Dry Soils A waxy coating on grains of soil is responsible for the water repelling effects often...
A malfunctioning sprinkler Checking Reticulation Our reticulation system works hard for us, keeping our lawns and gardens in good...
When is the best time to water lawns Correct Lawn Watering Times Watering of lawns needs to be undertaken at a time of day when it is...
Adjusting From Excessive Watering Reducing Excessive Water Usage We have learned of the damage which can occur from an excessive lawn...
Lawn Beetle A Different Perspective On African Lawn Beetles We usually refer to African Black Beetles as Lawn Beetles, and place all...
Common Chickweed in Flower How To Kill Chickweed Chickweed is a common weed throughout Australia, as well as the world. It comes in...
By Kate Wall 'New Content' What are some of the most common lawn pests? Most lawn pests and diseases will be a greater problem for a...
Glyphosate Weed Killer A Broad Spectrum Weed Killer Glyphosate will kill weeds and grass in garden beds, kill weeds in paths, and kill...
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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Natural control of lawn weeds Controlling Lawn Weeds Without Pesticides Weeds don't need to...
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Kill clover without pesticides Clover Is A Sign Of A Lawn In Trouble When Clover begins taking...
A low maintenance and environmentally friendly lawn for all warmer regions
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Zoysia turf being harvested Buying Zoysia Around Australia Our work to help bring Zoysia...
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Zoysia Lawn Seed Zoysia grass can be grown into a home lawn by many different methods. It can...
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The best regions to grow Zoysia Where Can I Grow Zoysia In Australia Zoysia grass does its...
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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This is a media summary for the independent research which we reference on The Lawn Guide,...
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Understanding Couch Grass In Queensland Like so many other aspects of Australian life, prior...

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