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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

Organic Lawn Care

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

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Lawn Care Videos

Watch Australia's highest quality and most trusted lawn care videos for informative lawn care tips presented by real Aussie lawn care professionals.

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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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Fertilisers are food for lawns The Role Of Lawn Fertilisers We see lawn care fertilisers for sale in the garden nurseries, Contractors tell us they are important, even the turf supplier advised...
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Classic signs of early dehydration Why Lawns Turn Yellow or Brown In this article we'll have a look at some of the reasons why lawns can turn a yellow or brown colour, in sections or even...
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Using lawn fertilisers properly How Does Fertiliser Burn Lawns The Nitrogen in lawn fertiliser burns the leaves of lawns, turning the lawn yellow, brown or black. Nitrogen is the same nutrient...
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Stunning Microscopic Photos of Buffalo Grass Amazing Photos of Buffalo Grass Continuing on from our world first release of Microscopic Photos of Buffalo Grass, The Lawn Guide is proud to...
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Soft Leaf Buffalo Grass Soft Leaf Buffalo Lawn Once upon a time, Buffalo lawn was widely used and most lovingly referred to as Ol' Scratchy, due to its coarse and sharp leaf blades. These days,...
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What Is A Drought Tolerant Lawn The drought tolerance of lawns refers to a lawn types ability to stay alive and remain green for the longest period of time while under heavy water restrictions,...
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Buffalo Seed Heads The Problems of Buffalo Lawn Going To Seed One of the greatest concerns for Buffalo lawn owners is when the time comes around each year when their Soft Buffalo lawn begins...
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Improve Your 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,...
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What Is Soil pH Soil pH is the level of acidity or alkalinity in our lawn and garden soils. All plants have a preferred pH level where they will thrive, and once soil goes outside of this preferred...
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Soft Buffalo should look like this Sapphire Raise Mowing Heights For Soft Buffalo Lawns One of the biggest mistakes made by owners of Soft Leaf Buffalo lawns is to mow the lawn too short....
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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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Planning saves time and gives a superior finish Clever Lawn Mowing The correct lawn mowing technique can make a big difference in the overall look of your lawn, as well as helping with...
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The home lawn is the greatest cleaner of carbon and pollution from our city air of any other plant type we grow. In fact, just 15m2 will produce enough clean oxygen to keep a person alive forever
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Crabgrass How To Kill Crowsfoot Grass / Crabgrass Crabgrass is of very high nuisance...
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How To Kill Sod Webworm Sod webworm is small caterpillar of the Crambus moth species, of which...
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Common Chickweed in Flower How To Kill Chickweed Chickweed is a common weed throughout...
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Adjusting From Excessive Watering Reducing Excessive Water Usage Having already discussed...
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Getting Lawn Water Right Water Requirements For Lawns Generally speaking, water requirements...
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A malfunctioning sprinkler Checking Reticulation Our reticulation system works hard for us,...
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