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How to Help Your Lawn Repair After Grub Damage

How to Help Your Lawn Repair After Grub Damage

March 17, 2024

Lawn grubs have been particularly prevalent this year, affecting and damaging many Aussie lawns. If your lawn has been impacted by grubs, you may be wondering what the best way is to help your lawn repair itself. In this blog, […]

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What Does Iron Do for Lawns?

What Does Iron Do for Lawns?

May 30, 2023

Are you looking for a way to help extend your lawns colouring throughout the cooler months? Well, iron might be your answer! The main benefit of using iron is to help improve your lawns colouring, especially when lawns are entering […]

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Pre-Emergents | Winter Grass

Pre-Emergents | Winter Grass

May 2, 2023

Winter Grass is one of the more frustrating weeds to remove. As winter grass grows it produces triangular shaped seed heads. These seeds make the weed easier to identify but are a sign that it has already started spreading for […]

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The Lawn Army Has Assembled!

The Lawn Army Has Assembled!

March 9, 2023

Armyworm Spodoptera Mauritia Armyworm have assembled and are on the march! Armyworm can scalp an entire lawn in just a few days. Make sure you take action urgently if you see these pests in large numbers ‘marching’ their way across […]

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African Black Beetle | Lawn Grubs

African Black Beetle | Lawn Grubs

March 1, 2023

African Black Beetle Scientific name: Heteronychus arator Black beetles can be a common sight in and around your lawn. They are a natural part of the ecosystem and play an important role. We sometimes hear from people who have noticed them […]

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Getting your Christmas lawn ready in a hurry

Getting your Christmas lawn ready in a hurry

December 16, 2022

In a perfect world you have time to tend to your lawn and have it looking it’s best for Christmas when you need it to be. But we all know life throws us curve balls and things aren’t always as […]

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How To Top Dress Your Lawn

How To Top Dress Your Lawn

October 26, 2022

When is top dressing a lawn necessary? In most cases top dressing is done to correct poor preparation and lack of soil underneath or to fill in low spots and correct uneven areas in the lawn. If your lawn is […]

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Ultimate Guide to Mowing Your Lawn

Ultimate Guide to Mowing Your Lawn

October 1, 2022

As the temperatures are set to rise over the coming weeks, your lawn will start to actively grow. With this, your grass will need more frequent mows to keep up with growth. To help we take a look at a […]

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4 Spring Lawn Care Tips

4 Spring Lawn Care Tips

September 5, 2022

Spring is now here! Temperatures are now rising, and our lawns are set to start actively growing again! We recommend doing a few simple spring lawn care activities to ensure your grass will grow at its healthiest throughout the warmer […]

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Preventing a grub attack | Acelepryn GR

Preventing a grub attack | Acelepryn GR

August 31, 2022

Armyworm, African Black Beetle larvae (lawn grubs), Cutworm, and other grubs can all quickly cause extensive damage to your lawn. But what if there was a way you could prevent these damage causing grubs from crawling throughout your lawn? Well, Acelepryn […]

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Spring Planting by Charlie Albone

Spring Planting by Charlie Albone

August 26, 2022

Spring is the best season to be establishing plants and gardens including your new lawn as the weather heats up the increase in temperature promotes new growth and a move from the dormant winter into a season filled with life […]

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How to prepare for a spring lawn renovation

How to prepare for a spring lawn renovation

August 26, 2022

It’s easy to get excited about doing a lawn renovation and all the things you might want to do to have your lawn the envy of the street. The best advice we can give you is to not go too […]

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How to Conquer Clover

How to Conquer Clover

August 26, 2022

Clover (Trifolium) Clover is not that much of an undesirable weed and can be easily managed in most cases. In some parts of the country clover is intentionally added to lawns to assist with drought. Keeping your lawn’s nutrient and […]

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How to give your lawn mower a service

How to give your lawn mower a service

August 19, 2022

Whilst we know that it is important to have our cars serviced regularly, we usually forget the importance of giving our lawn mowers a service. Looking after your lawn mower can be an important part in caring for your lawn […]

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How to Help Your Lawn After Grub Damage

How to Help Your Lawn After Grub Damage

May 10, 2022

Lawn grubs have been particularly prevalent this year, affecting and damaging many Aussie lawns. If your lawn has been impacted by grubs, you may be wondering what the best way is to help your lawn repair itself. In this blog, […]

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Earthworms and Your Lawn

Earthworms and Your Lawn

May 3, 2022

Earthworm Castings Have you noticed little mud balls sitting on your lawn recently? These mud balls or castings are an eyesore when there’s lots of them, particularly if you like to cut your lawn nice and short. We receive many […]

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Fungicides | Treatment & Prevention

Fungicides | Treatment & Prevention

March 3, 2022

Unfortunately, when the conditions are right, usually damp and humid, fungal disease could appear in your lawn. These such conditions have been common in many areas across Australia in recent months. When these turf diseases take hold, it is important […]

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What are Armyworm?

What are Armyworm?

March 2, 2022

Armyworm have assembled and are on the march! Armyworm can scalp an entire lawn in just a few days. Make sure you take action urgently if you see these pests in large numbers ‘marching’ their way across your lawn. What […]

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Troubleshooting Lawn Problems

Troubleshooting Lawn Problems

February 28, 2022

Is your lawn having problems and not sure where to start? In this blog, we look at troubleshooting common lawn care problems to help you get your lawn back on track and in good health. Step 1 – Is your […]

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Zoysia Grass in focus

Zoysia Grass in focus

September 24, 2021

Pronunciation Zoi see uh Zoysia grass are warm season grasses that are native to South East Asia and the pacific region. These grasses are commonly known to be highly drought and wear tolerant. Zoysia as a turf grass type has […]

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Spring Lawn Care

Spring Lawn Care

September 1, 2021

Fantastic! The winter colds are done and the weather’s warming up … but your lawn needs a little nursing through the next few weeks and months to achieve peak health for summer. In this blog, we take a look at […]

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Lawn diseases to look out for in winter

Lawn diseases to look out for in winter

May 28, 2021

Climate conditions in some locations can unfortunately provide the ideal breeding ground for particular lawn diseases. Generally, these diseases develop due to excessive shade, compacted soil, poor drainage, and lack of sufficient lawn nutrition. In winter, some of these problems […]

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Is Autumn the time to fertilise my lawn?

Is Autumn the time to fertilise my lawn?

March 26, 2021

It absolutely is a great time to fertilise your lawn. In fact, it’s probably the most important fertiliser application for the year, here’s why… If you have a warm season turf variety like buffalo, kikuyu, zoysia or couch, as temperatures […]

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Kill weeds before they show

Kill weeds before they show

October 22, 2020

Kill weeds before they show! You can control summer weeds as well as winter weeds with a pre-emergent herbicide such as Oxafert. The beauty of Oxafert is it stops weeds appearing, plus it contains a fertiliser component as well to give […]

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Ready for a spring lawn renovation

Ready for a spring lawn renovation

September 4, 2020

It’s easy to get excited about doing a lawn renovation and all the things you might want to do to have your lawn the envy of the street. The best advice we can give you is to not go too […]

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Installing a new lawn in winter

Installing a new lawn in winter

June 5, 2020

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 […]

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Instantly Green Your Lawn

Instantly Green Your Lawn

May 28, 2020

ColourGuard PLUS is a liquid fertiliser as well as a natural grass pigment that instantly restores the colour of your lawn. As any real estate agent will tell you, kerb appeal is essential for getting your property sold for the […]

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Mowing height in Winter

Mowing height in Winter

May 19, 2020

This 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 […]

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Don’t know much about Seasol? We can kelp.

Don’t know much about Seasol? We can kelp.

April 24, 2020

Seaweed (Kelp) Seaweed is probably the most popular form of organic fertiliser type and usually comes in a blend with additional nutrients like Iron and wetting agents included as well for use on lawns. A common product you might recognise […]

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Is it possible to install a new lawn during water restrictions?

Is it possible to install a new lawn during water restrictions?

December 10, 2019

Drought is spread across the country in many areas, with the antagonising wait for rain growing each and every day. Local councils continue to increase water restriction levels, with many of these water restrictions impacting on home-owners ability to water […]

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How long can my lawn survive without water?

How long can my lawn survive without water?

October 30, 2019

Drought conditions are impacting a lot of areas at the moment and being environmentally responsible with water use is more important than ever. At the same time, many of us would also like to install or maintain a beautiful green […]

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Spring growth surge

Spring growth surge

September 6, 2019

Has your lawn had a strong lift in its growth? This is your lawn’s spring growth surge. Spring is the time when the flowers are blooming, and your gardens are beginning to sing. Your lawn responds to consistent higher temperatures […]

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Winter Lawn Care

Winter Lawn Care

July 26, 2019

‘But it’s not really growing?’ I hear you say. Believe it or not, there is such a thing as Winter lawn care. Whilst your lawn probably isn’t actively growing and pulling out the mower is a rare occurrence this time […]

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Mowing Height in Winter

Mowing Height in Winter

May 31, 2019

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 rate. Once soil temperatures drop below […]

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How do I identify Nutgrass?

How do I identify Nutgrass?

November 8, 2018

Nutgrass, a noxious weed, is part of the Sedge weed family which also includes Mullumbimby Couch. Nutgrass gets its name from the nut-like tubers found on the roots (rhizomes) of the plant. Nutgrass is identifiable as it is usually a […]

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Should I core my lawn?

Should I core my lawn?

October 26, 2018

What is core aeration? Should I core my lawn?  Unlike regular aeration, where solid tines simply punch holes in the ground, core aeration removes a plug of soil from your lawn at the same time. Plug or core aerators do […]

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How to remove crowsfoot

How to remove crowsfoot

October 26, 2018

Crowsfoot is known by many different names, but one of the most common names we also call it here in Australia is Crabgrass. Crowsfoot, as its name suggests, has a 5 spiked flower with similar appearance to that of the […]

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