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Caring for Your Individual Lawn Variety

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

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

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

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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Has Your Soil Stopped Absorbing Water?

Has Your Soil Stopped Absorbing Water?

Has Your Soil Stopped Absorbing Water? 23 JULY, 2018 DIY Lawn Care If your soil is no longer absorbing water, it’s likely it has become hydrophobic. Hydrophobic soils repel water which will lead to many problems in your lawn and garden. You can check if your soil has...

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Am I Watering Enough? Or Maybe Too Much?

Am I Watering Enough? Or Maybe Too Much? 29 JUNE, 2018 DIY Maintenance Along with mowing and fertilising, watering your lawn is one of the three big maintenance practices. But how can you be sure your lawn is getting enough water, or too much? The easiest way to tell...

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What’s Involved in Laying Down Turf?

What’s Involved in Laying Down Turf?

What’s Involved in Laying Down Turf? 22 JUNE, 2018 DIY Lawn Care Before you even get your lawn delivered there are steps to take towards laying down turf. Including soil preparation, you’ll also need to measure the area you want to be turfed and calculate how much...

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Prepare for Winter Shade on Your Lawn

Prepare for Winter Shade on Your Lawn

Prepare for Winter Shade on Your Lawn 11 JUNE, 2018 DIY Lawn Care As winter starts to set in, days will become shorter. With less sunlight, it is more important to consider the shade on your lawn. Depending on the type of your lawn, it may not be suitable for too much...

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How to Avoid Over Fertilising Lawn

How to Avoid Over Fertilising Lawn 31 MARCH, 2018 Lawn Care Maintenance Yes, over fertilising lawn is possible. In extreme cases, over fertilising can send a healthy lawn in decline. Following these guidelines, we can make sure overfertilising lawn doesn’t happen to...

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Making Your Grass Drought Resistant

Making Your Grass Drought Resistant 24 MARCH, 2018 DIY Lawn Care The heat has certainly hit Australia this summer. Whether you want to help your lawn survive the rest of summer or to prepare it for next summer, there are a range of techniques to improve your lawn’s...

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Avoid Lawn Burn from Fertiliser This Summer

Avoid Lawn Burn from Fertiliser This Summer

Avoid Lawn Burn from Fertiliser This Summer 20 DECEMBER, 2017 Lawn care Maintenance Avoiding lawn burned caused by fertiliser gets a bit harder as summer comes around. Hot days mean that your lawn will burn faster if fertiliser isn’t applied properly. The answer is in...

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