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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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Organic Fertiliser Pellets Organic Fertiliser Pellets In Lawn Care There are many types of organic fertilisers available for lawns and gardens these days. One such product is a manure based...
Fertilising Lawns In Winter A Greener Lawn This Winter Yes, lawns can be fertilised over Winter, however a different type of fertiliser should be used in our lawn care at this time of year. Winter...
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...
The Fastest Way To Green A Lawn? The use of Ammonium Sulphate (or Sulphate of Ammonium) in lawn care can instantly green a lawn almost faster than anything else. But it does have major drawbacks. So...
Saltene Grass Characteristics of Saltene Grass Saltene lawn is a bit of a tough guy. It has a fine leaf, can be cut to high quality with a cylinder mower like a Couch or a Zoysia lawn, but it's no...
A Palmetto Soft Buffalo Lawn Palmetto Soft Leaf Buffalo Palmetto, like the other better quality soft leaf Buffalo grasses being sold in Australia, is another of the best Buffalo grass lawns to...
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...
Mondo or Liriope as a lawn alternative Mondo Grass and Liriope Often when we look around our lawns and gardens, we may see areas of lawn which may no longer be in use as lawns by our families. Yet we...
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...
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...
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...
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 Mowing Heights Deciding On Lawn Mowing Heights Choosing the correct lawn mowing height for lawns is essential to the ongoing health and appearance of the turf. Many factors can come into play,...
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,...
Honda UMK425u A Review Of A Honda 4 Stroke Brushcutter This review covers the Honda UMK425U 4 Stroke 25 cc Brushcutter. The standard head is a bump feed which holds about 4 meters of 2.4 mm nylon....
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
lawn grubs and disease control 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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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...
Correct retic sprinkler heights Lawn Sprinkler Heights Whether laying our own lawn reticulation system, doing some repairs, or making...
When to water lawns Water Requirements For Lawns Generally speaking, water requirements for lawns - including both frequencies and...
A liquid Wetting Agent More Than Just Dry Soils A waxy coating on grains of soil is responsible for the water repelling effects often...
Oxalis How To Kill Oxalis | Soursob | Wood Sorrel There are many varieties of Oxalis, known by common names such as: Soursob, Purple...
Lawn Beetle A Different Perspective On African Lawn Beetles We usually refer to African Black Beetles as Lawn Beetles, and place all...
Dandelion How To Kill Catsear | Flatweed | Dandelion Catsear and Flatweed are one in the same, but with different names. Dandelion is...
Paspalum Seed Heads How To Kill Paspalum Paspalum is a major weed problem around the world. With over 300 varieties, including one...
Organic lawn care advice to create environmental benefit from our lawns
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Borax Ant Killer Recipe This method of ant control creates a mixture of a few ingredients...
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Natural control of lawn weeds Controlling Lawn Weeds Without Pesticides Weeds don't need to...
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Fix Lawn Problems As Quickly As Possible Reducing the use of chemical treatments and reducing...
A low maintenance and environmentally friendly lawn for all warmer regions
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Roadsides are perfect for Zoysia Zoysia - The Great Choice For Low & Medium Use Government...
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Zoysia Tenuifolia - A Very Different Lawn Zoysia tenuifolia is very different from all other...
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Different Types Of Zoysia Grasses There are several different varieties within the Zoysia...
Lawn care discussions and observations in a friendly blog format from 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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As many people who have visited The Lawn Guide over the years, and since our first launch in...
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Lawn Club is a new lawn care, lawn mowing, and gardening contractors business information...

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