The Lawn Weed Removal Guide

If you mow your lawn correctly and frequently, you should manage to avoid the invasion of most weeds. But if you have found that some of these undesirable weeds have infiltrated your lawn, then there is a few methods for weed removal. Weed Removal Options Hand Removal Many small weeds can be carefully pulled out…

4 Tips for Summer Lawn Care

A lush green lawn in the summer makes spending time outside even more enjoyable. In Australia, we have hot dry summers, so we need to remember to keep the moisture up to help our lawns stay healthy. If dry patch occurs apply a liquid wetting agent. Liquid wetting agents work very quickly, however you also…

What are Plant Growth Regulators?

Stadium quality turf with PGR’s We know many of you are always looking for ways to take your lawns to the next level. One way to do this is by using what the turf professionals use, Plant Growth Regulators. Used on golf courses and sports grounds across the world, Plant Growth Regulators commonly known as…

Wetting agents

Let’s Get Moist

Everything you need to know about wetting agents. What are wetting agents or soil wetters? Wetting agents are like a detergent or surfactant that attract water to the soils surface, helping it to soak in. Hydrophobic soils repel water which can lead to serious problems in the garden and lawn. For existing lawns that are…

Dollar Spot: Causes & Treatments

What causes Dollar Spot? Dollar Spot is a turf disease effecting many different turf varieties. As its name suggests, the appearance of this disease is usually identifiable as dollar sized spots of discoloured grass appearing within your lawn. Up close, the discoloured leaves will have straw coloured lesions with red/brown edges to them. If left…

Grubs in your lawn

If you find your lawn afflicted with the curse of the lawn grubs don’t despair. Treating and eradicating these pests is relatively easy. Here’s some signs to look out for: Increased bird activity on your lawn One of the most easily spotted symptoms is an increase in bird activity on your lawn. These grubs make…

How to Fertilise Your Lawn

Fertilising is one of the most common aspects of home lawn care, but the importance of doing it correctly is often overlooked. Firstly, you want to fertilise at the right time of year. For most common lawns such as Sir Walter Buffalo, Couch and Kikuyu, the best times to fertilise are: At the start of…

Soil Nutrition and Your Lawn

Good lawn and garden care requires the right nutrient combination. Are you struggling to keep your lawn looking it’s best all year round? Perhaps you have a mineral deficiency in your soil (this is a common issue in our sandy Perth soils!). Aside from the traditional NPK nutrients, there are several materials that help with…