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Author: Stefan Palm   Date Posted: 21 January 2021

Last weekend on ABC talkback gardening, we talked about moisture management, with particular refe...

Author: Stefan Palm   Date Posted: 12 January 2021

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When it comes to giving advice around soil preparation, we get lots of questions covering topics ...

Author: Stefan Palm   Date Posted: 5 January 2021

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

Author: Stefan Palm   Date Posted: 8 December 2020

Some people prefer long lawn, others prefer short lawn. Some water and fertilise often and others...

Author: Stefan Palm   Date Posted: 2 December 2020

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It helps return a thick, spongy lawn back into a green, tight knit surface and is something you'l...

Author: Stefan Palm   Date Posted: 25 November 2020

On top of the obvious benefits of top dressing to level your lawn, the health benefits are a...

Author: Stefan Palm   Date Posted: 11 November 2020

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A non wetting soil is where a soil repels moisture instead of absorbing it, like water on wax. Th...

Author: Stefan Palm   Date Posted: 4 November 2020

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Author: Stefan Palm   Date Posted: 28 October 2020

In a majority of cases, when our customers tell us about problems they are having with their lawn...

Author: Stefan Palm   Date Posted: 21 October 2020

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The biggest tell-tale sign that most people identify with beetle damage is dead and dying patches...

Author: Stefan Palm   Date Posted: 7 October 2020

Timing when you sow seed is important because the soil needs to be a minimum temperature fo...

Author: Stefan Palm   Date Posted: 29 September 2020

Chick weed (Cerastium vulgatum) is a broadleaf weed. It’s very common in home lawns and as t...

Author: Stefan Palm   Date Posted: 23 September 2020

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With Spring in the air, you may find yourself irresistibly drawn to your garden to do some mainte...

Author: Stefan Palm   Date Posted: 16 September 2020

The same chemical, applied in the same way doesn’t necessarily achieve the same results. I’ve hea...

Author: Stefan Palm   Date Posted: 10 September 2020

My initial answer to this is both solid and liquid fertilisers contain nutrient which when a...

Author: Stefan Palm   Date Posted: 2 September 2020

In the comming weeks, you can expect weeds like winter grass and soursob to disappear by themselv...

Author: Stefan Palm   Date Posted: 26 August 2020

Spring is by far the best time of year for lawns – with the combination of warmth and rain, lawns...

Author: Stefan Palm   Date Posted: 19 August 2020

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Surprisingly, ground temperatures have risen slightly over the past few weeks which is exactly th...

Author: Stefan Palm   Date Posted: 5 August 2020

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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: 29 July 2020

Most gardeners will know that worms are good for the soil for a whole bunch of reasons (which I’l...