Maintenance Category

This category has blogs to help you maintain your lawn

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: 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: 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: 22 April 2020

Weeds love the Autumn and left unchecked can cause havoc to your lawn. The good news is that...

Author: Stefan Palm   Date Posted: 15 April 2020

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Author: Stefan Palm   Date Posted: 1 April 2020

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Author: Stefan Palm   Date Posted: 5 February 2020

When it comes to fertilising lawns, high on most people’s expectations is a fast, greening effect...

Author: Stefan Palm   Date Posted: 18 December 2019

Without a doubt, its all about moisture management. In South Australia...

Author: Stefan Palm   Date Posted: 2 October 2019

By fertilising your lawn in Spring, you give it all the nutrient it will need to rise out of wint...

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: 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: 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: 13 March 2019

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

Date Posted: 20 November 2018

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(The following information applies to Couch and Kikuyu lawns only). Over time, you may ...

Author: Stefan Palm   Date Posted: 8 May 2018

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If you have a warm season grass (ie couch, kikuyu or buffalo), as the weather gets cooler your la...

Author: Stefan Palm   Date Posted: 18 April 2018

Autumn is a beautiful time of year for a lawn. With the combination of rainfall and lingering sum...


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