How much sunlight does my lawn need?

Turf Tips: How much sunlight does my lawn need? With the days getting shorter moving into cooler months it’s the perfect time to talk about how much direct sunlight your lawn needs. Why does your lawn need sunlight? Grass is a living plant, and like most plants, it uses the process of photosynthesis to produce […]

Dollar Spot Lawn Disease

Dollar Spot lawn disease

Turf Tips: Dollar Spot lawn disease As the old saying goes, money doesn’t grow on trees. Unfortunately dollar spot does grow on your lawn. This week’s turf tips we look at dollar spot turf disease that can affect many different type of turf varieties. What is dollar spot? Sclerotinia Homoeocarpa or better known as dollar […]

Make good use of the rain

With the wet weather expected over South East Queensland the next couple of days, we are finally getting some much needed rain. This week’s turf tip takes advantage of this change in weather we have had and shows how you can make good use of the rain. Helping the soil underneath One great tip for […]

Turf Tips All about thatch

All About Thatch

The questions of what is and isn’t thatch, and what are its causes are frequently asked by many homeowners with lawns. The following tips will hopefully provide you with the answers to these, and other questions about thatch. This is a recommended annual maintenance tip for when lawn is dry and to help encourage lawn growth. […]

Knowing when to fertilise

Knowing When to Fertilise

While your lawn will love the burst of rain, water is not the only nutrient your lawn needs. When a lawn is properly fertilised, it can help deal with the stress of changing temperatures and avoid other problem situations that can cause your lawn. Use water after spreading You want your lawn is looking its […]

Getting your lawn ready for the holidays

Now is the perfect time for some summer prep; with the school year winding down the summer holidays are nearly upon us, and that means your lawn is about to get a workout. Whether its family BBQ’s, back yard cricket or just the kids running around enjoying the longer days now is the time your […]

Three signs your lawn needs water

Three signs your lawn needs water

Forget the complex turf tips and advice. This weeks turf tip is three signs to look out for to be able to tell if your lawn needs water, especially during the dry season. Is your lawn looking yellow? If you are like me and you sometimes miss the early warning signs (or worse see them […]

Look out for lawn grubs

Look out for lawn grubs

Turf Tips: Lawn Grubs Lawn grubs love the warm weather, and the recent heat has seen them out in force. They are most active in South East Queensland from October until May, but found that they’ve been almost around nearly all year. This is why it’s important to stay especially vigilant as the weather warms […]

When is scalping your lawn okay

When is scalping your lawn okay?

Turf Tips: Dethatching- when is scalping your lawn okay? This weeks turf tip we look at dethatching and why springtime is the right time to scalp your lawn. This is a recommended annual maintenance tip for when lawn is dry and before the weather gets too hot. What is thatch? When many people think of […]

Spring lawn aeration

Spring Lawn Aeration

Turf Tips: Spring lawn Aeration It’s time to help your lawn breathe! Before the hottest weather starts spring is the perfect time for lawn aeration to give your lawn some extra access to oxygen and get it all prepared for summer. It’s time to help your lawn breathe! Over time the soil underneath your lawn […]

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