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Guest posts covering expert lawn care tips and advice by highly respected Australian turf and plant breeder Todd Layt - Australia's Lawn Care Expert
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REPORT: Playgrounds Set To Increase Green Space By Todd Layt 4 September 2014 Increased Turf and Plants in Playgrounds With 2020 vision enhancing the awareness and the...
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Native Turf And New Biodegradable Pegs Make A Strong Team For Erosion Control By Todd Layt 19 November 2013 Introduction Turf in new research has demonstrated to be one of the...
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Good planning and low maintenance routines make for an easy care lawn and garden. By Todd Layt 3 September 2013 Landscape professionals are presented with this question...
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Is it more important than spring and summer fertilising. By Todd Layt 14 December 2012 Most Australian’s have been fertilising at the wrong times of the year. Australia’s...
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A proven lawn care recipe for Australia's most popular Zoysia turf variety, researched and conducted by Australia's own lawn care expert... Fertilising Option 1. For lawns that...
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Choosing The Best Lawn Type For Your Home By Todd Layt 30 August 2011 FINDING THE RIGHT TURF FOR YOUR HOME Shade, wear, low maintenance, salt etc. Miracle lawn types do not...
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Weed and Feed Product Reviews By Todd Layt 27 August 2011 Lawn professionals often disagree on many issues, but this is one matter that finds common ground. They do not like...
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Killing Kikuyu out of your lawn in Winter is the best time to do it. By Todd Layt 25 May 2011 Winter is one of the best times to kill Kikuyu in...
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BIO: Todd Layt ~ Australia's Lawn Care Expert
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It is with gratitude that I welcome Todd Layt as a Special Guest Contributor to The Lawn Guide as Australia's Lawn Care Expert.

Todd's 35 years of experience with lawns began in the 70's when as a young lad, he would help his dad harvest turf on the family farm with a walk behind Ryan Turf Cutter. This love of lawns has continued throughout Todd's life when in the 1980's he was manager of Australia's largest turf farm, and then going into business for himself starting his own turf farm called Abulk Turf.

These days, Todd is most highly regarded as the breeder of the Premium turf variety Sapphire Soft Leaf Buffalo (the world's finest leaf and most shade tolerant Buffalo grass), and the breeder of Australia's first native Zoysia lawn called Nara Native Turf, as well as being the breeder of many popular water-wise plants in Australia.

Todd now heads up Ozbreed, who promote the world's best selling and Australia's lowest maintenance Soft Buffalo lawn… Palmetto Soft Leaf Buffalo, as well as the extremely hardy fine leaf Empire Zoysia.

And if that wasn't enough, Todd Layt is easily Australia's most proficient lawn care author, writing for many lawn industry magazines and online lawn care resources which share honest lawn care information with Australian homeowners and turf professionals alike.

I also acknowledge that the highest quality lawns which Todd Layt promotes through Ozbreed are advertised on The Lawn Guide.

I welcome Todd Layt as Australia's Lawn Care Expert on The Lawn Guide.


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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
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