Paul Munns Blog

Below is a list of our latest blog posts, enjoy!

 

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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Date Posted: 16 January 2019

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While there is some truth to that, you’d might be surprised to learn that turf varieties like Cou...

Date Posted: 26 December 2018

"As a society we tend to take the benefits of grass for granted," says James B Beard Ph.D., one o...

Author: Stefan Palm   Date Posted: 19 December 2018

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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 December 2018

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Author: Stefan Palm   Date Posted: 27 November 2018

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So if you have it in your grass and you don’t want it, the question is can you get rid of it? The...

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: 14 November 2018

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Turf mites literally suck the life out of your lawn leaving it lifeless and patchy. The good news...

Author: Stefan Palm   Date Posted: 31 October 2018

Soil preparation is by far the most important step in your instant turf project. Good prepa...