4 Tips for Winter Lawn Care

We are now well and truly in the grips of winter! Have you noticed that your lawn is looking a little worse for wear as the temperature drops? Once soil temperatures drop below 14 degrees Celsius your grass will start to slow down and go semi-dormant for the cool months ahead. This is how warm-season…

The Benefits of using Kelp Fertiliser on your Lawn

Kelp (or seaweed) is probably the most popular form of organic fertiliser for lawns, and usually comes in a blend with additional nutrients like Iron and wetting agents included as well for use on lawns. Traditionally kelp was collected off beaches, composted and applied as a fertiliser or top dressing. Kelp is one of the most…

Mole Crickets

Mole Crickets – How to get on top of an infestation and repair your lawn Mole crickets are cylindrical-bodied insects about 3–5 cm (1.2–2.0 in) long as adults, with small eyes and shovel-like fore limbs highly developed for burrowing (just like their namesake – the mole!). Mole crickets are related to grasshoppers, locusts, and regular…

7 Tips for Autumn Lawn Care

As we enter the last few weeks of autumn, it is important to make sure that you take steps now to give your lawn the best chance to thrive during the colder months. Most grasses in Australia are warm season turf varieties (Buffalo, Kikuyu, Couch and Zoysia), and due to this, as the temperatures get…

Chilli Thrip in Roses

Over the last few weeks, The Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development in Western Australia has been inundated with reports of Chilli Thrip infestations in roses across the Perth Metropolitan area. The thrips have become so active in Perth due to the rainfall and humidity. Thrips like to feed on the sugars in new…

Seed Heads in Your Lawn

Seed Heads in my Lawn – What are they, and how can I stop them? Recently, weather conditions have been unpredictable (putting it lightly!) across Australia. This has led to unusual seed head growth in many people’s lawns. So why is this happening? And how can you prevent or rectify it? What are seed heads?…

Seasonal Lawn Maintenance Guide

Seasonal Lawn Maintenance Guide

When it comes to lawn care – timing can be everything!! That’s why we’ve put together this handy guide to help you plan your lawn care and maintenance based on the seasons. When it comes to lawn maintenance – timing can be everything!! So we’ve put together a handy seasonal lawn maintenance guide to help…