How low can you mow?

Mowing in Winter Mowing your lawn at a higher height will allow for better photosynthesis and food supply to your lawn Our warm season lawns have slowed down in most states as the temperatures have decreased. Your lawn won’t completely stop growing through the winter in Australia, it will just grow at a much slower…

What to feed your lawn in Autumn

Essential Lawn Nutrients for Autumn In this article we take a closer look at lawn nutrient requirements during the autumn period and how to address these needs before the cold sets in. A lawn needs oxygen, nutrient and water, along with sunlight in order to photosynthesise. With all of these elements considered and readily available…

Help Your Lawn Survive The Heat

What can I do to help my lawn survive the hot summer? Warm season turf grass species commonly used in Australia need very little water to survive and are very hardy. They will lose colour, become brown and dry, with little to no leaf growth. However they will generally sit dormant until the next rain…

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…

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…

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…