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Does Your Lawn Have Bare Patches?

Posted by Joshua Muscat on 1 Oct 2019

Spring is a common time for lawns to show their bare patches - like bald spots. This is most likely due to the lawn having been in a dormant state where there has been no growth and it's not been able to repair itself.

Although, there are other reasons your lawn could be getting bare patches; like if your lawn gets a lot of shade.

In most cases, there are simple solutions to get your full lawn back again.

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Topics: Turf, Lawn & Grass, Lawn Care, Water Restrictions & Lawn

How to Take Care of Lawns in Spring

Posted by Joshua Muscat on 24 Sep 2019

Spring is the perfect time to get your lawn summer ready. Garden parties, picnics, kids at play, backyard cricket, or just lazing around reading a book, you just can't beat a fresh, healthy, beautiful lawn to enjoy it on.

Here are a few things you can do to be lawn-fit for summer!

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Topics: Turf, Lawn & Grass, Beautification, Lawn Care, Water Restrictions & Lawn

Water Restrictions: What does this mean for your new lawn?

Posted by Joshua Muscat on 21 Jul 2019

"Greater Sydney is in drought. Level 1 water restrictions came into effect from 1 June 2019.Water restrictions are an important element of our drought response and help reduce demand for water when we are not getting enough rain." - Sydney Water (2019)

The NSW Government announced the commencement of Level 1 water restrictions to save water as the drought continues. This has come into effect as of the 1st of June 2019.

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Topics: Turf, Lawn & Grass, Lawn Care, Sydney Water, TifTuf Bermuda, Water Restrictions & Lawn

Identifying, Killing & Preventing Summer Weeds

Posted by Patrick Muscat on 10 Jan 2018

We’re well and truly into summer, and your lawn knows it. It’s been hot and wet so far in NSW, which means rich growing conditions for lawns – and weeds!

Weeds can suffocate and kill your lawn, so today we’re talking about the best way to kill off those weeds: how to identify them, what you can do about them, and how you can prevent them next season!

 

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Topics: Turf, Lawn & Grass, Lawn Care

How To Keep Lawn Healthy in Hot Weather

Posted by Patrick Muscat on 13 Dec 2017


Just like us, just like animals and all living things, your lawn needs to stay hydrated.

If we don't get enough water, we feel exhausted and even show physical signs of dehydration. So does your lawn. And even though you might be doing all the things you were doing before to keep your lawn in its peak condition, it may now be starting to look brown and unhappy.

We're not all born into the world of gardens and lawns. I know people who claim they can kill off a cactus! So here are our tips on what to do to make sure your lawn stays healthy, even in this Sydney heat.

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Topics: Turf, Lawn & Grass, Beautification, Lawn Care

How to Lay Turf

Posted by Patrick Muscat on 22 Nov 2017

Yes, that's Jason Hodges helping out on the Green Life Turf farm! 

There’s a right way and many wrong ways to do almost anything, and when it comes to laying new turf, it’s no exception.

Today we’re talking about the right way to lay new lawn. It's filled with lots of don't-miss tips so get yourself a coffee and let's go! 

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Topics: Turf, Lawn & Grass, Landscaping

How to Measure Your Area for Turf

Posted by Patrick Muscat on 8 Nov 2017

Knowing how much turf your area needs can be challenging at times – areas aren’t always perfectly square or rectangle! To help you avoid expensive or frustrating mistakes, today we’re showing you how to best measure your area before ordering turf.

 

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Topics: Turf, Lawn & Grass, Landscaping

Lawn Grubs - Identify & Treat Lawn Grub Infestations Now!

Posted by Patrick Muscat on 25 Oct 2017

  

   A   L   E   R   T   !   

Did you hear? There’s an active outbreak of lawn grubs around Australia RIGHT NOW?!

Particularly affected is the eastern seaboard and Western Australia, but these creatures have a reputation of migrating and could be coming to kill off a lawn near you!

Here’s everything you need to know to save your Aussie lawn…

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Topics: Turf, Lawn & Grass, Lawn Care

Pets & Lawn Damage: Preventions & Cures!

Posted by Patrick Muscat on 4 Oct 2017


Now that the weather’s warming up and daylight savings has begun, your doggo – or kitty – is no doubt desperate to get out in the yard and to stay there. But what does that mean for your lawn? Today we’re exploring pets and lawns, what can go wrong, and how you can minimise damage and maximise the joy!
 

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Topics: Turf, Lawn & Grass, Lawn Care

10 Things to Love about Sir Grange Zoysia

Posted by Patrick Muscat on 20 Sep 2017

It’s time to talk ‘Sir Grange’ again!

We’ve been growing our Sir Grange Zoysia on the Green Life Turf farm for about a year now and want to share with you what we’ve found and why we think it's showing all the right signs of becoming the best Zoysia on the market!

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Topics: Turf, Lawn & Grass

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