If you have a patchy lawn, there are a few things you can do to make the path to recovery a lot easier and quicker. Most warm season lawns will spread laterally, thickening up and recovering with some care and attention – These include couch, buffalo, zoysia and kikuyu. Here’s where to start… Rake out […]
Whilst the warmer months in spring, summer and early autumn are the ideal time of year to lay a new lawn, winter is still a good time in most situations – and there are even a few benefits in establishing a lawn in the cooler time of the year. There is a common misconception that […]
A few key things attended to now can improve your lawn’s appearance through winterDon’t attempt too many drastic actions – scarifying or topdressing at this time of the year.A last fertilise for the season and even a pigment treatment like ColourGuard can work wonders Winter Dormancy During cooler seasons, lawns will generally be at their […]
Fertiliser balance is crucial; too little and it can starve, too much and you won’t see it at its peak eitherIf you’re keen on looking after your lawn then getting a handle on fertilising is importantThere are a few tell-tale signs with your lawn to let you know if it needs fertilisingAutumn fertilising is ideal […]
By Ben Sims from Lawn Tips Cylinder mowers have become surprisingly popular among homeowners over the past couple of years. Originally these mowers were primarily designed for golf courses and sports fields. Now your average Joe invests their money in a cylinder mower to mow and show off their pride and joy. What Cylinder Mower […]
Advice on watering lawns can differ substantially depending on who you ask, and more often than not, more water is used than is required. How do you know if you are watering your new lawn enough? Providing water to your new lawn is so important to ensure that it gets off to the best possible […]
The threat to your lawn from the heat of summer is coming to an end, but the threat to your lawn in the form of root and leaf eating grubs, caterpillars and insects remains; some of these nasty critters can keep attacking right through the months of autumn. Now is the time to safeguard against […]
Compaction, increased shade and wear are the biggest reasons to renew your lawnLawn replacement is a cheaper option than other surfaces in most casesChoose the right type of lawn to get the best return on your investment Many home lawns get to the stage where even the best maintenance and upkeep sees their lawn areas […]
Hot and dry weather can really take a toll on even the healthiest lawns and cause them to become thin and patchy. This usually happens over the summer months, as the weather is hot and dry and lawn owners are generally on holidays or too busy to keep up their regular lawn maintenance schedule. It […]
Drought conditions are impacting a lot of areas at the moment and being environmentally responsible with water use is more important than ever. Fortunately, it is only in the most severe of conditions, over a considerable amount of time, that your lawn could suffer to the point where it would completely die off due to […]
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