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Author: Stefan Palm   Date Posted: 17 July 2019

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Winter grass or poa annua is a what I would call a very persistent and relentless weed in Austral...

Author: Stefan Palm   Date Posted: 3 July 2019

Winter is the time when moss and algae is most prevalent in lawns. This is because of the cool te...

Author: Stefan Palm   Date Posted: 25 June 2019

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Why is this so, I hear you ask. Well, for all the plant geeks out there, there are some very...

Author: Stefan Palm   Date Posted: 17 June 2019

The mushrooms or toadstools that you see in the lawn are the flowers if you like, or more accurat...

Author: Stefan Palm   Date Posted: 12 June 2019

Winter is the time of year when you are most likely to experience drainage issues, mostly be...

Author: Stefan Palm   Date Posted: 4 June 2019

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The most common lawns in Adelaide are Couches, Kikuyu and Buffalo. These are classified as warm s...

Author: Stefan Palm   Date Posted: 30 May 2019

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Winter brings with it some challenges for lawns. The most popular varieties in South Austra...

Author: Stefan Palm   Date Posted: 24 May 2019

It is true that most varieties go dormant through winter (and stop growing) however that doe...

Author: Stefan Palm   Date Posted: 15 May 2019

We often see customers getting confused between clover, soursob and medic. While Clover and medic...

Author: Stefan Palm   Date Posted: 2 May 2019

The steady rain will bring much needed relief for Adelaide’s gardens. Months of dry weather have ...

Author: Stefan Palm   Date Posted: 24 April 2019

The answer is both yes and no. Late April is too late to sow varieties like couch and kikuyu beca...

Author: Stefan Palm   Date Posted: 17 April 2019

pH can range from 0 (Acidic) to 14 (alkaline) where a neutral soil is 7. Different plants h...

Author: Stefan Palm   Date Posted: 10 April 2019

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All lawns should be fertilised three times per year for optimal colour, hardiness and health...

Author: Stefan Palm   Date Posted: 27 March 2019

The short answer to that questions is yes – mostly… There are many chemical free ways to kill off...

Author: Stefan Palm   Date Posted: 20 March 2019

Most people at one time or another have spread fertiliser out over a lawn. Having done so y...

Author: Stefan Palm   Date Posted: 13 March 2019

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As the days become shorter and nights cooler, traditional summer active lawns (couch, buffalo and...

Author: Stefan Palm   Date Posted: 27 February 2019

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Winter grass (otherwise known as Poa annua or annual blue grass) is that annoying light green col...

Author: Stefan Palm   Date Posted: 19 February 2019

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Often people come into our shop or call over the phone to talk about the dead spots in their lawn...

Author: Stefan Palm   Date Posted: 14 February 2019

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It’s a question that we get asked often! In South Australia, kikuyu is by far the most common and...

Author: Stefan Palm   Date Posted: 30 January 2019

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