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A bare patch caused by excessive shade Bare or Dead Lawn Patches Discovering bare or dead patches in our lawns can be annoying, especially when the signs of what is causing the problem...
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...
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...
Couch Invading Buffalo Killing An Invading Grass Species With so many different lawn varieties being available, sometimes our lawns can become invaded by another unwanted grass...
An alternative method to aerate a lawn Lawn Coring Alternatives In most cases, the best possible method of coring a lawn is always the Coring Machine. With each tine that enters the...
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...
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...
Over-seeding Lawns For Winter Reasons For Over Seeding Lawns Often when growing Warm Season Grasses, it can be noticed that some areas of the lawn can die back when winter arrives. To...
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...
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...
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...
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...
Buffalo Lawn Thatch Thatch In Buffalo Lawns Thatching in Buffalo lawns can become a major problem over time. Buffalo produces thick stemmed runners (stolons) which are categorised as a...
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...
A Vertimowing / Scarifying Machine What is Vertimowing or Lawn Scarifying Vertimowing lawns is the process of removing an excess build up of thatch, only the C4 warm season grasses can...


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A waxy coating on the grains of soil is responsible for the water repelling effect that is often seen in soils, resulting in poor lawn or plant health. In a similar manner to detergents, Wetting Agents will break down this waxy coating, allowing for easier water absorption and retention. Wetting Agents should be included as a normal part of the maintenance routine of every lawn and applied at least twice a year.
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Using Artificial Fertilisers In Organic Lawn Care The principles of organic lawn care involve...
Top Organic Lawn Care Tips The goals of Organic Lawn Care are to naturally reduce the...
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Understanding Couch Grass In Queensland Like so many other aspects of Australian life, prior...

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