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  • Do’s & Don’ts when it comes to fertilising your lawn
    One of the important habits in keeping your lawn beautiful and healthy is to fertilise it. Here are some ways to guide you.
  • 5 Common mistakes people make when laying instant turf
    Using an instant turf has a lot of benefits, but you must avoid these 5 common mistakes to make sure you have a beautiful outdoor space.
  • Instant Turf Guide for Beginners
    Instant Turf impacts the overall atmosphere of your yard. It’s important to understand the basic ways to install it to achieve a healthy lawn.
  • Do’s and Don’ts when it comes to Lawn Maintenance
    Lawn maintenance isn’t a tedious task when you know how to identify the right ways to do it. Knowing the Do’s and Don’ts will reap benefits.
  • Benefits of Gutter Cleaning for Your Instant Turf
    Enriching the appeal of your property is not just about keeping your instant turf green and healthy. It also involves ensuring that the entire landscape gets the care and attention it needs. This includes regular gutter cleaning! Gutter cleaning is essential for a beautiful landscape….
  • Basic Autumn Lawn Care Guide
    For your instant turf to continue to flourish, it needs care and attention, no matter the season! As the air is expected to get colder after a long summer, here’s how you can keep your lawn turf healthy and strong. Scarifying the lawn Scarifying is…
  • How to Properly Scarify the Lawn Turf
    Scarifying your instant turf helps minimise the layers of thatch on it. Thatch is the layer of dead organic matter, such as fallen leaves and twigs, that accumulate on the surface of the lawn. If not dealt with, it can contribute to poor lawn health….
  • Tips for Aerating Your Lawn
    Your instant turf needs regular care to flourish and remain healthy. This maintenance should involve watering, mowing and fertilising. On top of the grass, the soil also needs some maintenance, and this is best done through aeration. Aeration involves breaking down compacted soil and allows…
  • Lawn Mowing: Do’s and Don’ts to Prevent Damage to Your Lawn Turf
    Mowing is an essential part of caring for your lawn turf. Here are some do’s and don’ts to keep in mind when mowing to ensure that your lawn remains healthy and lush.  Don’t mow when it’s too hot When you mow when it’s too hot,…
  • How to Prevent your Lawn from Eroding
    Water, wind and other elements may be causing erosion in your lawn. Erosion removes the outermost layer of soil that contains the nutrients and organic matter that your lawn needs. Healthy soil is essential in maintaining a lush and healthy turf; when it erodes, it…
  • When’s the Best Time to Lay Instant Turf?
    When thinking of laying your instant turf, it’s important to consider seasonal factors, grass variety and timing. For instance, lawn turf varieties like the Matilda Buffalo and Kikuyu Kenda are extremely durable and vigorous all-year-round. They can tolerate dry spells and have outstanding wear resistance….
  • Instant Lawn Care Resolutions for the New Year!
    Want to install an instant turf that’s greener and healthier than ever before? There’s no time like the new year to improve your lawn maintenance and bring your lawn care to the next level.  Here are some resolutions that can help make lawn care easier…
  • Summer Lawn Care Tips
    The (sometimes unpredictably) extreme heat will likely take a toll on your instant lawn this summer. If your lawn care routine falters, so will the health of your lawn. To keep the grass green and healthy, you may have to adapt your routine to be…
  • Dealing with Common Lawn Turf Problems in Summer
    This summer, your instant turf may exhibit signs of stress brought about by the rising heat and high humidity. It’s important to quickly spot these signs and identify the problem in order to deal with them before they severely damage the lawn.  Here are some…
  • Irrigation Tips for Healthy Instant Lawn
    Your instant turf needs proper and sufficient watering to remain lush, green and healthy, especially during the summer months. The excessive heat can dry up the soil quickly, preventing the roots from getting the moisture and nutrients they need. The key to watering your lawn…
  • Keeping Your Instant Lawn Healthy throughout Summer
    As the weather warms, it’s the perfect time to start thinking about how you can keep your instant lawn green and healthy during summer. Keep your lawn from suffering through the heat with these easy summertime maintenance tips. Mow high Mowing your lawn supports healthy…
  • Solid Turf & Hydroseeding: Comparing Lawn Solutions
    If you’re wanting to get the perfect instant lawn in Melbourne, you can go about it in various ways. Direct application by laying sod is the most common method, while hydroseeding is currently gaining popularity as an alternative. Which one is best for your property?…
  • What You Should Know About Hydroseeding
    If you’re looking for a new way to make your lawn turf healthy and beautiful, perhaps you’ve read about hydroseeding. Hydroseeding is a process that combines seed with a mixture of fertiliser, lime, mulch, biostimulants and other additives in a large tank to create a…
  • The Best Time for Turf Installation in Melbourne
    If you’re planning your turf installation in Melbourne, there are several factors to keep in mind. Climate, rainfall conditions and temperature during different seasons are some of the things you have to plan around. How successful you grow your lawn depends on the type of…
  • How Instant Turf Can Help Create a Multi-functional Lawn
    Instant turf plays an important part in outdoor landscaping as it makes your home more attractive and increases its overall value. With proper upkeep and maintenance, you can enjoy your lawn turf all year round. As an extension of your home, your lawn is perfect…
  • How to Prep Your Lawn for Instant Turf Installation
    As with any home project, instant turf installation requires some prep time. Proper preparation is important in ensuring that your lawn turf will be healthy and attractive.  Here’s what you can do to effectively prep your lawn for turf installation:   Sweep the area All debris…
  • How to Avoid a Waterlogged Lawn
    A waterlogged lawn is almost as bad as a wilted lawn. Waterlogged lawns can come about in various ways, but with the right guidance, here’s how you can avoid water logging your instant lawn in Melbourne. Improve soil quality If you have prepared your soil…
  • Improving Grass Root Growth
    It’s easy to focus on the visible greens of your lawn turf. But its health is also directly affected by its grass root growth, as the roots are responsible for bringing the nutrients necessary for the blades to flourish. Having robust roots is an important…
  • Why You Should Perform a Soil Test
    Before installing your instant turf, you should ensure that the soil is healthy enough to facilitate strong growth. Performing a soil test is an effective way to check whether your soil will be able to support robust plant growth and ultimately contribute to a lush,…
  • Lawn Turf Diseases to Watch Out for this Winter
    Winter is well and truly upon us, but that doesn’t mean that we should stop caring for our lawn.  The cold weather can actually bring about some nasty and damaging diseases that can negatively impact your instant turf. Here are some diseases to watch out…
  • Soil Maintenance Tips for a Healthy Lawn Turf
    Healthy soil is critical for a healthy lawn turf. You can guarantee that your lawn will thrive if its soil is rich with nutrients and is effective at regulating water, air and minerals.  Over time, it’s inevitable that your soil will have to be replenished…
  • Caring for Your Buffalo Turf
    Buffalo turf is a durable and resilient grass variety that can survive under harsh climates. If you’re looking for a high-performing instant turf that requires low maintenance, buffalo turf is a great choice. The Matilda buffalo variety in particular is designed to withstand Australia’s fluctuating…
  • Choosing the Best Instant Turf
    Installing instant turf improves the aesthetic value of your property and allows you to enjoy the outdoor areas comfortably. Choosing the right turf doesn’t have to be an ordeal. We guarantee that if you keep these tips in mind you will be able to choose…
  • Benefits of a Healthy Lawn Turf
    If kept healthy and maintained, your instant turf makes your property look beautiful while also adding value to it. In addition to enhancing your lifestyle, a healthy lawn turf also offers plenty of social and environmental benefits. Here’s why having a healthy lawn turf is…
  • Easy Mowing Tips for Improving Your Lawn
    Mowing is one of the most important things you can do to look after your instant turf. As with anything, to ensure you get the best results, you have to invest your time and effort.  Here are some easy mowing tips you can follow for…
  • Mulching Tips for Beginners
    For your instant turf to flourish, you need nutrient-rich, healthy soil. Mulching is an age-old method for keeping your lawn healthier, greener and fresher. With proper mulching, you can enjoy the perks of richer growth without the time spent weeding, watering and dealing with lawn…
  • Fixing Water Runoff Problems on Your Lawn
    If you’re experiencing water runoff problems, your instant turf may be suffering from unnecessary damage. Water runoff can cause nutritional deficiencies in the soil, whereby the nutrients are not being properly absorbed. You may also face the problem of flooding and erosion that will make…
  • Ideal Time to Mow Your Lawn
    Mowing is a vital part of proper lawn turf maintenance. Failing to keep your lawn at a certain height is detrimental to its overall health. The lawn’s height directly affects the depth of its root system, which is essential in the absorption of water and…
  • Common Lawn Problems and How to Deal with Them
    To keep your instant turf lush and healthy, it is important to be aware of the possible problems you may encounter when it comes to maintaining it. That way, you will be able to identify the issues as soon as possible and take the necessary…
  • Create The Perfect Lawn For You And Your Pet
    There’s no doubt that your pets, particularly dogs and puppies, are notorious when it comes to making a mess of your yard and flower beds. While it may seem that a healthy lawn and a happy pet can’t coexist, there are things you can do…
  • Keeping Your Lawn Refreshed in the Summer Heat
    The intense summer heat and dryness means that your instant turf will require extra care and attention to maintain its condition.   Are you wondering what you can do to keep your lawn healthy and fresh this summer? Here are some handy tips to help you…
  • Getting Rid of Lawn Grubs
    Having grubs in your lawn is far from unusual. But, only when the grubs begin to overrun your instant turf do they become a cause for concern. A quick population boom amongst lawn grubs can lead to larger pests and creatures descending on your lawn…
  • How to Repair Bare Patches on Your Lawn Turf
    To maintain your instant turf, you’re going to have to invest time and effort into caring for it. If you want to keep your lawn in pristine condition, you have to watch out for lawn diseases and other issues that might damage it. One issue…
  • Best Practices for Mowing Your Lawn Turf
    Proper maintenance is necessary for the lush and healthy growth of your instant turf. Part of maintaining the lawn’s health and appearance is by mowing. Regular mowing helps to not only keep your lawn looking neat but also to prevent problems like weeds from sprouting. …
  • Tips and Tricks for Effectively Watering Your Lawn
    Watering is one of the most important things for keeping your instant turf green and healthy. But, there’s more to watering than you may think, and it’s not as simple as just quickly sprinkling the hose over the lawn. Setting up your sprinklers to run…
  • Tips for Fertilising Your Lawn
    Keep your instant turf healthy and beautiful by using fertilisers! Fertilisers help your lawn to grow healthy, dense and robust. One of the most important ingredients of a good fertiliser is nitrogen, which is essential in the metabolic processes of all plant life.  Choose the…
  • Dealing with Weeds during Spring and Summer
    To keep your instant turf flourishing during spring and summer, you have to remove, and be on top of maintaining, weeds. Weeds germinate quickly, especially when there is plenty of sun, so you have to be proactive in stopping them from damaging your lawn. Weed…
  • Watering Tips for a Healthy Lawn
    Proper watering is essential for maintaining a healthy lawn turf. Even drought-tolerant varieties require relatively frequent watering to ensure that they don’t dry out. Rainfall is a great source of water for your lawn, but when it’s hot, you may need to provide some supplementary…
  • Preventing Burnout in Your New Lawn
    Once your instant turf is installed, you’ll want to ensure that it flourishes. To do that, you have to make sure it’s properly cared for. Part of caring for your lawn includes keeping it from burning out. Lawn burnout, also called sod heating, is when…
  • What Should You Know About Your Buffalo Turf
    Have you ever thought about installing buffalo turf at your property? It is a fantastic choice that can increase the value of your land. The Matilda buffalo turf variety is an ideal lawn solution that offers a high quality cover and good long term durability….
  • Feeding Your Lawn Turf during Winter
    Taking care of your instant lawn in Melbourne during winter requires just about the same amount of effort as it does the rest of the year. Feeding your lawn turf during winter is essential to encourage stronger growth once spring comes around. While the temperature…
  • Basics of Mulching Your Lawn Turf
    A healthy, green lawn turf enjoys an equally healthy and nutrient-rich soil. Mulching is a great method to ensure that the lawn and the soil are kept in impeccable condition. Mulch generally consists of grass clippings from the mowed grass or other garden debris like…
  • Overseeding Your Lawn Turf
    A healthy lawn turf doesn’t miraculously grow overnight. Your lawn needs regular maintenance and care for it to flourish! One of the ways to improve lawn growth is by overseeding. So, what is overseeding? Overseeding is a process in which grass seeds are applied directly…
  • How to Keep the Soil Healthy for Your Lawn Turf
    Maintaining your lawn turf  involves looking after the soil to ensure it’s healthy and able to support your lawn growth. Healthy soil is imperative in keeping your lawn turf lusciously green and in ensuring that the grass is able to grow to its full potential. …
  • Making a Homemade Weed Spray for Your Lawn
    With caring for your lawn turf unfortunately comes the unpleasant task of having to maintain and manage those pesky weeds. Usually, gardeners and homeowners use chemicals to deal with weeds, but that comes with damaging side effects such as inhibiting grass growth. The ingredients in…
  • Treating Brown Patches on the Lawn
    After getting your instant turf installed, you’re probably imagining a perfect lawn with constantly luscious, rich green turf. It’s perfectly achievable, but just like anything worth having, you have to work for it. One of the challenges you may face are brown patches on your…
  • Lawn Care Tips for Beginners
    Once you’ve installed your instant turf, it’s a matter of taking care of it! Taking care of your lawn is an incredibly rewarding experience. If you’re a first-time homeowner with a brand-new lawn that you don’t know how to deal with, it might be daunting….
  • Making Your Lawn Pet-Friendly
    Keeping your lawn turf neat and well-maintained becomes a bit more of a challenge when you have a dog who loves a run on the lawn. After all, dogs have an excitable nature that tends to turn a trimmed lawn into a muddy little mess….
  • Tips for Effective Mulching
    One of the things that helps keep a healthy green lawn is mulching. It’s a lot easier than it sounds if you know the basics and learn some best practices. It also helps give a sense of satisfaction when your lawn turns out to be…
  • When Should You Ideally Install Your Lawn Turf?
    It is important to consider when to install your lawn turf regardless of the type of grass you have. Several factors you should take note of include climate and rainfall conditions, as well as whether the temperature range of the season agrees well with the…
  • Saving Water In Your Lawn This Summer
    During summers, it’s easy to get carried away with watering your lawn turf. After all, you don’t want your lawn to dry out and wither beneath the harsh heat of the sun. However, water supply is limitless, meaning you have to take steps to conserve…
  • What is the Best Soil for Your Turf?
    To get a healthy lawn, first, you have to think about where you are laying that turf. A good foundation when it comes to the soil under your turf is critical. The quality of the soil is key when it comes to the healthy growth…
  • What Is The Best Height To Cut Your Grass?
    Mowing is a necessary part of lawn and turf maintenance. Keeping your grass a certain height can directly affect the depth of its root systems. That is, when you cut the grass shorter than is advisable, it can lead to a damaged root system.  Each…
  • Common Lawn Problems and Their Solutions
    You’ve successfully installed your lawn turf. Now it is time to make sure it is properly cared for. You want to make sure it won’t be damaged, and ‘beds in’ to grow healthily after all. Here are a few common problems that may crop up…
  • How to Properly Fertilise Your Lawn Turf
    We all have to eat and drink to have the strength to live. The same principle applies to all living beings, and that includes plants and grass. Your lawn turf, for instance, needs nutrients to grow and flourish. Watering your lawn regularly and mowing it…
  • Why You Should Install Instant Lawn For Your Melbourne Home
    Lawns are more than just an aesthetic addition to your home. They provide plenty of benefits to your property and the environment too. Instant lawn, in particular, offers other advantages aside from being a more cost-effective option compared to synthetic grass, pavers, sandstone or concrete….
  • Expert Tips To Get Your Lawn In Shape For Summer
    For your lawn turf to survive through the hot summer months, you have to make sure it remains in top condition. Aside from the usual heatwave, your turf may have to go through the typical summer activities like your weekly family barbecues and backyard games…