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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...
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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...
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Lawn care for Liriopes as a lawn alternative Liriope 'Isabella' photo courtesy of Ozbreed Mondo Grass and Liriope Lawn Maintenance When we choose a lawn alternative such as...
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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...
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Edging your lawn should be considered part of mowing By Kate Wall 'New Content' In Part 1 we looked at problems caused by shady conditions, irregular or infrequent mowing, wear and...
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Benefits of Instant Turf 'New Content' Homeowners often think that instant turf as the expensive option, but is it really expensive when compared to other options for outdoor surfaces?...
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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...
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Using lawn fertilisers properly How Does Fertiliser Burn Lawns Fertilising lawns is vital to providing the turf with so many nutrients which may not be readily available to the lawn at...
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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...
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How Much Lawn Fertiliser The Role Of Lawn Fertilisers Lawn fertilisers are an essential element in maintaining the health and well being of our lawns. To maximise results and reduce...
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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....
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'New Content' By Kate Wall Having a neat green lawn not only makes the garden look neat and tidy, it can look inviting and also add value to a property. It can give immense...
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How To Kill A Lawn Killing and Removal Of Lawns While it may go against the very notion of lawn care, sometimes the need arises to remove or kill lawn grass from areas of our...
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Buffalo Lawn Thatch 'New Content' When purchasing a new lawn, you may not consider thatch build up the most important aspect. That is possibly because the top three Buffalo varieties...
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Summer Lawn Care The Australian Summer is a highly stressful time for all lawns, and it's the things we do both before and during the Summer which will determine the overall health and...
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Regular lawn mowing Regular Lawn Mowing When lawns are mown at the right frequency, matched to how fast they are growing at the time, we help to reduce the build up of thatch, and...
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Recycling Lawn Clippings in the Garden Recycling Our Lawn Clippings It's easy to quickly think about how often our lawns are mowed each year in our lawn care, and then to think about...
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Keep it neat & tidy By Kate Wall 'New Content' Part of mowing a lawn to keep it neat and tidy, is to whipper snip the edges. It is often an unpopular job, but unless the edges are also...
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Fertilisers can cause environmental damage Environmental Impact Of Lawn Fertilisers We often here stories about fertilisers damaging the environment. That we need to cut back on their...
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Lawn lacking in colour Lawn Is Losing Colour This article continues to look at discolouration of lawns which we started to look at in the article Lawn Is Turning Yellow or Brown. When...
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Classic signs of early dehydration Why Lawns Turn Yellow or Brown Why do our lawns can turn a yellow or brown colour, in sections or even entirely? Like all lawn care, a few simple...
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'New Content' By Kate Wall Choosing the right type of lawn for your situation can be a daunting task. Get it right and you will have a very satisfying high performance lawn which is...
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One type of liquid organic fertiliser Using Organic Fertilisers In Lawn Care Some of the liquid organic fertilisers that have been appearing over the last years have been a great...
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A beautiful new soft buffalo lawn Caring For New Roll On Lawn Our new roll on lawn has just been laid, the contractor has left, and we’re happy to see the wonderful green...
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'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...
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'New Content' By Kate Wall For information on different types of fertiliser and when each are suitable, please click here. Once you have decided that you wish to use a slow release...
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'New Content' By Kate Wall We are aware of the need to fertilise lawns, but choosing a fertiliser is not always easy when there are many products to choose from. While there are many...
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Buffalo grass lawn in heavy seed The Reason For Lawns Seeding All lawns will seed, it's the natural means by which many lawns may propagate itself into a new generation. The seeding...
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'New Content' By Kate Wall As a general rule of thumb, if you want to grow a great lawn, it needs as much sun as possible. Development of a wide range of turf varieties has increased...
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This is a small re-turfing job I undertook recently. We're installing a new Palmetto Soft Buffalo lawn which will replace an existing Couch lawn that was in poor health due to...
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Brown thatch layer between soil and lawn leaf What Is Lawn Thatch Thatch is a layer of organic matter that lies underneath the top green leafy layer of the lawn. In Warm Season Lawns,...
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'New Content' By Kate Wall Your back lawn may not be the MCG, but if it is your family cricket pitch it will need some help from you in order to cope with the intense wear and tear it...
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'New Content' By Todd Layt 1. Mowing a lawn in a shaded area There is no reason a lawn can’t be mown at 2 different heights. Areas that receive a lot of sun can be mown at a height...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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
Lawn Care Facts
Lawn Fact:
Frequent shallow watering promotes a shallow root system that struggles for life under heat stress. A lawn constantly under stress will send out masses of seed heads, be weak and easily damaged, be slow to repair, and be far more susceptible to diseases and weeds.
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A Healthy Lawn Prevents Lawn Problems When we're aiming to reduce the environmental impacts of...
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The Problems Caused By Shaded Lawns As we continue to look at preventative means to maintain a...
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Lawn Clippings Are Full Of Natural Nutrients Lawn clippings from mowing are an excellent...
A low maintenance and environmentally friendly lawn for all warmer regions
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Zoysia and Winter Are Not Good Friends The one single drawback which stops Zoysia being the...
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Zoysia Grass Has Warm Origins Zoysia grasses all derive from warm and often tropical regions,...
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Roadsides are perfect for Zoysia Zoysia - The Great Choice For Low & Medium Use Government...
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Where Do Lawns Come From We're all very accustomed to our lawns these days, they seem to be...

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