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 […]

Soil Amendments

Soil Amendments

Is your lawn not performing or looking its best, it may need a soil test to help see what it may need. Testing your soil will also help to ease your mind about what you currently have in your lawn and how you can improve it. A soil test consists of 4 different tests; pH, […]

Lawn Fertilising Guide

Lawn Fertilising Guide

With a new season, comes the time to fertilise your lawn. Using the right mixture, quantity and timing will be crucial to get the best results. A common mistake we see is people fertilising heavily in Spring, with an expectation of having a plush, vibrant and green lawn. Most commercial fertilisers contain soluble nitrogen and […]

Is Spring Here

Is Spring here?

With Spring right around the corner. This weeks tip is to see whether your lawn has sprung for Spring and give some early advice for this season. How can I tell if it is spring? South-East Queensland’s sub-tropical climate means that we do not have any major variances between the seasons. The warming up of […]

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 […]

What does NPK mean

NPK is an interesting collection of letters that play a very important role in the health of your lawn. These 3 little letters appear on all fertiliser bags and are big factors in helping your lawn get the nutrients it needs. This week’s turf tip helps decipher just what NPK means. A balanced diet All […]

Turf Tips: Establishing a new lawn

Establishing a new lawn is the important final step when you install a new lawn or upgrade your existing lawn. The steps you take in the first weeks and months can ensure your new lawn is as healthy and as vibrant as you hoped. Watering a new lawn Water is always the biggest key to […]

The Best Time to Fertilise Your Lawn

You will need to regularly fertilise your Sir Walter lawn in order to keep it in the best condition possible.  Lawns that have deep, healthier roots can deal with stress much better. They can also keep their winter colour better and weeds are less apt to grow. Sir Launcher is an excellent fertiliser to use […]

Fertilising

When fertilising you need to remember to use the right mixture, the right quantity and apply it at the right time of the year. A common lawn care mistake is to heavily fertilise in the Spring with the expectation of seeing a plush, green lawn emerge. Most commercial fertilisers contain soluble nitrogen, which in too […]

Lawn Care in the Spring

Spring is a brand new season of growth and this is true for lawns as well. Now is when you really want to focus on fertilising and feeding the lawn. This means new growth gets plenty of nutrition and that the roots are well established. This will be important as it gets hotter during the […]

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