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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

Spring Clean Your Lawn - Spring Lawn Care Tips

Posted by Patrick Muscat on 30 Aug 2017

For the most part, it’s been a warm, dry winter for Sydneysiders. Now, as we head in to our spring season, plants and lawns are quickly beginning to 'spring into action' and becoming active again. But what will your lawn wake up to?

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

Lawn Envy - Give it to Your Neighbours!

Posted by Patrick Muscat on 23 Aug 2017

Most people find it hard to believe that their lawns and yards can stay beautiful all year round in our wonderful but harsh climate.

In the cooler months, warm season grass goes dormant and turns brown. In some cases, weeds start to set in. And together with the lack of colour as many plants stop flowering, a wintry backyard can look dull and uninviting.

In the hotter months, grasses can become sunburnt and dry, soils dry and grey, and plants hungry for nutrients and water.

But there are solutions to these climatic problems for your lawn and plants. Solutions that will keep your yard looking amazing all year round, no matter how hot, dry or cold it gets! And would you believe, it’s the same two products for every season?

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

Planning Tips for Your Perfect Garden & Lawn

Posted by Patrick Muscat on 26 Jul 2017

Your outdoor space will work best when it’s been designed specifically for its users and environment. So rather than jumping straight into it, take a little time to think about and plan your project outdoor landscape re-design project.

Here are some tips from us and from our pals at Lawn Solutions Australia. 

“Properly planning and designing your garden is a crucial part of its overall success…”
- Loving Your Lawn 2017, Lawn Solutions Australia

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Topics: Turf, Lawn & Grass, Beautification, Landscaping

Is Your Lawn Dying Off? What Does a Healthy Winter Lawn Look Like?

Posted by Patrick Muscat on 28 Jun 2017

Is your lawn dying off? Browning, drying, not growing? What's really happening here?

Ever ventured outside lately and found yourself wondering what happened to all that hard work you put into caring for your lawn throughout summer and autumn? Is your lawn now dying off? Was all that effort and love for nothing?  

You’re not alone. A lot of Aussie lawns will be rocking faded greens and even dry-looking browns this time of year. Have we been lazy and let our lawns go? Are our lawn dying off? Was it all for nothing? Let’s find out...

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Topics: Beautification, Lawn Care

Springtime Lawns - 5-Step Lawn Care Tips for the Start of Spring

Posted by Patrick Muscat on 7 Sep 2016

The first few weeks of Spring might still be cold but as the weather warms up and your soil temperatures increase, a healthy lawn will start to grow - quickly!

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

Choosing the Right Turf for Your Landscape

Posted by Patrick Muscat on 24 Aug 2016

Choosing the right turf for your landscape is crucial to its success and your happiness! With the right lawn, you’ll be enjoying years and years of its beauty and health. The wrong lawn for your landscape area however can result in a whole load of extra work and maintenance – that’s time and money you won’t want to spend! Here’s what to look for when considering which turf is right for you:

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Topics: Turf, Lawn & Grass, Beautification, Landscaping

Top 8 Things He Really Wants for Father's Day

Posted by Patrick Muscat on 10 Aug 2016

We know a lot of dads; in fact, most of us are dads!

So to celebrate our impending day (Father's Day 4 September 2016), we thought we’d change things up and put together a list of things dads really want for Father’s Day - you know, just to help out a little (or in case our own families are reading...).

Of course, feel free to share this with your loved ones!

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

Benefits of Laying New Turf

Posted by Patrick Muscat on 27 Jul 2016

There’s a lot to love about Spring: warmer weather, sweet smells in the air, new and rejuvenated life, outdoor living and entertaining. It all begins again in Spring and that’s why now is the perfect time to take a moment to think about your lawn. Think back to last warm season: were you delighted with your lawn? Or do you think it might be time to consider laying new turf?

Today we talk about some reasons to and advantages of getting new turf laid if your lawn hasn’t been up to scratch:

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Topics: Turf, Lawn & Grass, Beautification, Landscaping

Getting to Know Your Lawn - How to Rejuvenate Your Lawn

Posted by Patrick Muscat on 13 Jul 2016

It's not just winter that causes lawns to look depressed...

As we approach the peak of winter you’re probably noticing your lawn isn’t looking as lush as it did in warmer months. It’s browner. It’s patchier. It’s just not inviting any more. (If you want to know why, read our blog "Why Winter is a Problem for Lawns - and What You Can Do About It".)

But the truth is this: it’s not just winter that causes lawns to look depressed - and usually that means that your lawn isn’t in its peak condition. Just like taking care of any living thing, your lawn is probably asking you for help. Let's get to know your lawn and what it could be asking you for using some common lawn problems.

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

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