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Author: Stefan Palm   Date Posted: 15 January 2020

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

Author: Stefan Palm   Date Posted: 18 December 2019

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

Author: Stefan Palm   Date Posted: 12 December 2019

The three main lawns we'll deal with in this blog are couch, kikuyu and buffalo. These are ...

Author: Stefan Palm   Date Posted: 4 December 2019

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Author: Stefan Palm   Date Posted: 27 November 2019

Key Features: Excellent year round colour. Deep dark green colour during wint...

Author: Stefan Palm   Date Posted: 6 November 2019

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Mole crickets are an odd looking insect about 50mm long. While they will feed on most types of pl...

Author: Stefan Palm   Date Posted: 30 October 2019

Each year turf mites become more and more prevelant in domestic lawns and this year is no differe...

Author: Stefan Palm   Date Posted: 16 October 2019

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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: 28 August 2019

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Over the past month, we've had quite a number of people asking us for advice on how to control th...

Author: Stefan Palm   Date Posted: 7 August 2019

Over the last few months, I’ve written quite a few blogs on why this may be so. As a re-cap, lawn...

Author: Stefan Palm   Date Posted: 23 July 2019

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More and more I’m hearing stories of birds relentlessly ripping up lawns. They come back day afte...

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: 24 May 2019

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

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: 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...