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Lawn Beetle A Different Perspective On African Lawn Beetles We usually refer to African Black Beetles as Lawn Beetles, and place all sorts of blame onto them for the ills of our lawns...
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How To Kill Army Worms Army worms are a caterpillar infestation which occurs on lawn grasses throughout Australia and the world, as well as feeding on many other crop species. The army...
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Bindii | Onehunga | JoJo How To Kill Bindii Bindii is a low growing weed with carrot-top like leaves, it produces a single flower at its centre, that when matures produces a prickly...
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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 often damaging or killing the lawn. This lawn disease...
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Burr Medic How To Kill Burr Medic Weed Burr Medic is another of the trifoliate type lawn weeds, with serrated green leaves, it has long reddish creeping stems, and small groups of pea...
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Anatomy of Canadian Fleabane How To Kill Canadian Fleabane Canadian Fleabane is a large growing weed which can reach a height of around a metre. With leaves of a waxy and slightly...
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Cape Weed How To Kill Cape Weed Cape Weed is an annual herb with light green leaves noticeable with a very large serrated outline, the bottom of the leaves are usually a silvery white...
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Dandelion How To Kill Catsear | Flatweed | Dandelion Catsear and Flatweed are one in the same, but with different names. Dandelion is a different species, but the two plants look...
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Common Chickweed in Flower How To Kill Chickweed Chickweed is a common weed throughout Australia, as well as the world. It comes in many varieties with the most often occurring being...
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'New Content' By Kate Wall All herbicides will be more effective in long term weed eradication in lawns which have good weed management strategies. You can find out more about good...
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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 stressed lawn than they will for a healthy lawn,...
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By Kate Wall 'New Content' What are some of the most common lawn diseases? Fungal Diseases Fungal diseases in lawns include Dollar Spot, Spring Dead Spot, Fairy Rings, Brown Patch,...
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Crabgrass How To Kill Crowsfoot Grass / Crabgrass Crabgrass is of very high nuisance value to lawn owners everywhere, as a lawn weed it is both a prolific seeder and spreader,...
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Dollar Spot (Sclerotinia homeocarpa) Dollar Spot Disease Dollar Spot is identified as small yellow or straw coloured spots on the lawn, about the size of a dollar coin. Dollar Spot...
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Fairy Ring with Mushrooms How To Kill Fairy Rings Fairy Rings appear as bright or dark green circles in lawns, the inside part of the circle most often is off colour, going to yellow...
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Guildford Grass How To Kill Guildford Grass Guildford grass is identified by its long stems that are dark green in colour, skinny, circular and very tough. This weed is not a grass at...
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Common Kikuyu Invading Buffalo Is Your Buffalo Really A Buffalo Anymore? If your Buffalo lawn isn't looking quite as it should, and you're noticing that some parts of the lawn are...
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Lawn mowing as weed control An Easy Way To Stop Weeds Spreading Regular mowing not only aids in keeping our lawns and gardens tidy, it has other benefits as well. Such as promoting the...
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'New Content' By Kate Wall Sod-web worm, cutworm, lawn grub, army worm, – all pests that attack lawns. Numerous products are available at hardware store or garden centre for dealing...
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Where did the weeds come from? Lawn Is Filled With Weeds You've recently spent a lot of money on that beautiful new roll-on lawn, you spent time laying out your gardens, spent time...
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Mature Nutgrass How To Kill Nutgrass | Mullumbimby Couch For the sake of this article, we are going to talk about two different plants under the name of Nut Grass. The first is...
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Oxalis How To Kill Oxalis | Soursob | Wood Sorrel There are many varieties of Oxalis, known by common names such as: Soursob, Purple Oxalis, Wood Sorrel, Creeping Oxalis, and more...
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Paspalum Seed Heads How To Kill Paspalum Paspalum is a major weed problem around the world. With over 300 varieties, including one which is used as a lawn (saltene), the main Paspalum...
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Petty Spurge How To Kill Petty Spurge Petty Spurge is a common weed in Australian lawns, gardens and open spaces, and while it can be of nuisance value, it really has very little...
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Lawn pesticides and weed killers Responsible Use of Lawn Chemicals Choosing to use lawn and garden chemicals brings a responsibility to handle, store, use and dispose of these products...
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Storing lawn pesticides and weed killers Storing Lawn and Garden Chemicals Household, lawn and garden chemicals can cause a high risk of injury to children pets and adults, and it's...
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How To Kill Sod Webworm Sod webworm is small caterpillar of the Crambus moth species, of which there are hundreds of known varieties, they can cause massive amounts of damage when they...
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Spring Dead Spot (Ophioshaerella korrae) Identification of Spring Dead Spot Spring Dead Spot can be identified as yellow or brown patches in the lawn ranging in size between 10 cm to...
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Summer Grass How To Kill Summer Grass Summer Grass is a common weed in Australia’s lawns and gardens, as well as invading bushland in many regions. It is a very fast growing weed...
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Lawn Herbicide Safety How soon can a herbicide be safely applied to a lawn either before or after mowing. Getting it wrong can mean major damage to our lawn, so it’s something we...
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'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 control products, however there is a time when these...
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Glyphosate Weed Killer A Broad Spectrum Weed Killer Glyphosate will kill weeds and grass in garden beds, kill weeds in paths, and kill any other unwanted plant. It is the most well...
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White Clover How To Kill White Clover White Clover is noticeable by its white, ball like flowers, which can often contain fragments of yellow or beige colourings. Its trifoliate green...
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Mature Wintergrass with seeds How To Kill Winter Grass Winter grass is a bright, light green grass with fine leaves that infests lawns throughout winter. Apart from the unsightly...
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How To Kill Wireweed Wireweed is a low growing, creeping weed with a greenish / purple colour, its stems are very tough and wire like, hence its name. It can grow up to 1 metre in...
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Bowling Greens are watered once a week and mowed twice a day.
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