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How to Hold Off Invading Grass

How to Hold Off Invading Grass 17 DECEMBER, 2018 DIYLawn Care There are so many varieties of grass out there, it isn’t a surprise that invading grass is an issue. When a foreign grass invades yours, it’s ugly and annoying, especially after all the care you put into...

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Fixing Thatch Build-up

Fixing Thatch Build-up 2 NOVEMBER, 2018 DIY Maintenance Like everything in life, it’s important to keep the thatch levels in your balanced. Thatch is the build-up of grass blades, stolons and rhizomes. It’s the natural process of breaking down this organic matter and...

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How El-Nino Will Affect Your Lawn

How El-Nino Will Affect Your Lawn 22 OCTOBER, 2018 Lawn Care Maintenance With such a dry year already, the thought of El-Nino occurring this spring/summer seems exhausting. But, with a 50% chance, it’s better that we prepare ourselves now rather than feel the full...

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Get Your Lawn Back into Shape This Spring

Get Your Lawn Back into Shape This Spring 19 OCTOBER, 2018 DIY Lawn Care If you haven’t already, spring is the time to establish a lawn care routine and set your lawn up for the year to come. We are all set for a hot, dry summer but by giving your lawn the care it...

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Creating A Drought Tolerant Lawn

Creating A Drought Tolerant Lawn 15 OCTOBER, 2018 DIY Maintenance Your lawn needs water. And, as you would have noticed during this drought, lawns get stressed or damaged when they don’t get enough water. An early sign of drought stress is a change of colour but might...

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Don’t Forget to Fertilise in Spring

Don’t Forget to Fertilise in Spring 12 OCTOBER, 2018 DIY Lawn Care Fertilising in spring will help your lawn in a range of ways. As your lawn wakes up from its semi-hibernation in winter, it will be mighty hungry. By applying a spring fertiliser, you will help it...

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Plant Your New Lawn Now

Plant Your New Lawn Now 21 SEPTEMBER, 2018 DIY New Lawn Give your new lawn the best chance of thriving by planting it at the right time. Although you can install a lawn at any time of the year, some seasons will be more difficult. And, it may depend on the climate of...

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Caring for Your Individual Lawn Variety

Caring for Your Individual Lawn Variety 31 AUGUST, 2018 Lawn Care Maintenance Every lawn variety thrives under slightly different conditions and maintenance practices. When initially choosing a turf variety, you should consider what lawn type will best suit your...

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Improving Your Lawn’s Wintercolour

Improving Your Lawn’s Wintercolour 10 AUGUST, 2018 Lawn Care Maintenance You probably would have noticed by now that the colour of your lawn has changed as the weather has cooled. This change in colour is referred to as a lawn’s wintercolour and will vary depending on...

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Caring for Your Lawn in Winter

Caring for Your Lawn in Winter 6 AUGUST, 2018 Lawn Care Maintenance How you care for your lawn changes in the colder months. During winter, warm-season grasses such as our beloved DNA Certified Sir Walter Turf go into a state of semi-hibernation. In this state, growth...

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Getting the Right Lawn pH Levels

Getting the Right Lawn pH Levels 27 JULY, 2018 DIY Lawn Care If your lawn isn’t thriving like it usually does and it isn’t responding to fertiliser, it’s time to do a pH test. If the pH levels aren’t right, your lawn won’t absorb the essential nutrients it needs to...

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