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How to treat ants in the garden

Are ants the problem in your garden? Ants have become more of a problem in Perth when water restrictions came into play. This is because ants don’t generally like to get wet feet!. When we watered everyday the soil remained wet and there was less chance of it becoming hydrophobic (anti wetting). Hydrophobic soil is…

How To Spray your Lawn

How to spray your lawn. When you buy a product to treat your lawn either for weeds, pest or disease the labels can be confusing. Often, the label tells you to apply a concentrate rate of product within a range which can vary significantly. For example, it could be 200ml to 400ml. It will then…

Grubs In Lawn

Grubs In Your Lawn

Grubs in my lawn – do I have them ? In most cases no you do not. What you think may be symptoms of grubs and beetles is usually caused by other factors, normally either a lack of water or hydrophobic soil. If you do think you have a problem with insects in your lawn…

Autumn Lawn Tips

Autumn Lawn Tips

Autumn Lawn Tips Autumn Lawn Tips can help you to keep a green, vigorous and healthy lawn through winter and set you up for Spring Water restrictions. For this reason, Autumn is the most important time of the year to spend time on your lawn. You want to create conditions that encourage strong root growth.…

Smart Approved WaterMark

TifTuf granted Smart Water Mark

In Perth we experience very long hot summers and droughts can be particularly brutal to our lawns. TifTuf Bermuda grass has always been our recommended turf type for Perth lawns as it is specifically designed for drought conditions. Consequently, TifTuf Hybrid Bermuda has received the Smart Approved WaterMark. This is the first and only turf…

Aqua Force & Bi-Agra Soil Wetting System

Aqua Force & Bi-Agra Soil Wetting System

Aqua Force and Bi-Agra is the latest soil wetting system in the market. Aqua Force is a premium grade commercial wetting agent which allows for deep water penetration into the soil. Bi-Agra is not just a wetting agent it is a Moisture Retaining Aid as well, meaning it will encourage your soil to hold the water…

Waterwise Sports Turf Excels Beyond Stadiums

Waterwise Sports Turf Excels Beyond Stadiums – Turfmate TifTuf Hybrid Bermuda grass is kicking water-saving goals at sportsgrounds, ovals, parks, schools, and front and back yards across the country. From Subiaco to Brisbane, TifTuf has demonstrated that once it’s established it stands above the pack in drought conditions.

WA Sir Grange lawn owned by Tim Johnson

Sir Grange Lawn – Perfect for New Age Living

The way we live has changed in Australia over the last 30 years. As a society we have different expectations, including the way we choose to spend our down time and how our decisions affect both our immediate and greater environment. We constantly look to make improvements. Our lawns are no exception. New grass varieties…

Fertiliser for Perth Lawns

Fertiliser for Perth lawns is about having the right NPK ratios and the necessary micro elements for sandy soil. It is also about feeding at the right time. Now that the sun is shining and soil temperature is starting to rise, that’s great for us Lawn Lovers. Why? Our lawns in WA are warm season.…

Soil Amendments

Soil Amendments for Lawn Installation in Perth

Soil Amendments for Lawn Installation Let’s discuss soil amendments for lawns. Quite often we are asked what is the best way to prepare soil for lawn. There is several ways and most will depend on two things. 1) your current soil 2) your budget. What is “Good Soil” for Perth Lawns More often than not,…