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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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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...
Shady Area By Kate Wall 'New Content' Even the best laid lawn can develop problems over time. Whilst pests and diseases can cause problems for lawns, many other problems arise that are more often the...
Fertilisers - how often is enough? The Need For Lawn Fertilisers Lawn fertilisers are a mix of nutrients that have been formulated to supplement the nutrients already found in soils. In other...
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...
Soft Leaf Buffalo Lawn Soft Leaf Buffalo Grass 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, times...
Kenda - a new male sterile kikuyu photo courtesy of Kenda Kikuyu Kenda Kikuyu - A New Male Sterile Kikuyu Kenda is another worthwhile addition to the growing family of Male Sterile Kikuyu turf...
Empire Zoysia Empire Zoysia - The Most Popular Today Empire Zoysia is the best selling Zoysia grass in Australia today. Often referred to as EZ grass, this name has a double meaning amongst the...
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...
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...
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 going to...
Dog urine burning lawn Dogs Urine Burning Lawns The problem of lawn burn caused by dogs urine is a common one, it occurs when a pet dog urinates on the lawn, which results in a brown patch developing...
Lawn Top Dressing Reasons For Top Dressing Lawns Top dressing lawns in lawn care should only ever be applied for two reasons, to level small indentations in the lawn and to add special nutrient mixes...
Lawn mower maintenance Preparing For A New Lawn Mowing Season Spring brings with it the beginning of the growing season once more. For the next 9 months, we have to rely on our lawn mower to perform...
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...
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....
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,...
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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.
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meanings to the most common terms
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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
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...
Watering too often Excessive Watering Of Lawns When we talk about excessive watering, we are talking about the problems that result...
A liquid Wetting Agent More Than Just Dry Soils A waxy coating on grains of soil is responsible for the water repelling effects often...
Guildford Grass How To Kill Guildford Grass Guildford grass is identified by its long stems that are dark green in colour, skinny,...
Brown Patch Lawn Disease Brown Patch Is A Lawn Disease Brown patch is a disease of the soil which attacks the leaf, and results 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...
'New Content' By Kate Wall A large part of a well-kept lawn is weed control. Good weed management does not rely entirely on weed...
Organic lawn care advice to create environmental benefit from our lawns
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Lawn Mowing Heights to Save Water and Keep Lawns Healthy In keeping with the principles of...
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Lawn Watering Problems Many of us water our lawns in all the wrong ways possible, and as a...
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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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Different Types Of Zoysia Grasses There are several different varieties within the Zoysia...
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Zoysia turf being harvested Buying Zoysia Around Australia Our work to help bring Zoysia...
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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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Lawn Club is a new lawn care, lawn mowing, and gardening contractors business information...
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Understanding Couch Grass In Queensland Like so many other aspects of Australian life, prior...
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Lawns Are The Greatest Carbon Cleaners We should all have confidence in our lawns, knowing...

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