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Welcome to The Lawn Guide
We're the original independent Aussie lawn care tips site, we're here solely to share helpful lawn advice so that every homeowner can have a beautiful lawn of their own
We Love Zoysia Grass
We believe Zoysia to be the best, most suitable, most environmentally friendly and lowest maintenance grass type for use as home lawns in all the warmer regions of Australia
High Quality Lawn Care Videos
The Lawn Guide shares Australia's best lawn care videos - made by real Aussie lawn care professionals and covering all the lawn care routines needed to create a beautiful lawn
Everyone Can Have A Beautiful Lawn
A beautiful home lawn is something we can all have, by understanding and practicing the easy principles of lawn care practices, and thats exactly why The Lawn Guide was created
Lawn Care In Australia

The Lawn Guide is Australia’s leading source of lawn care tips, entirely dedicated to every aspect of lawn care for all lawn owners. We love lawns! And we know you love your lawn too! The Lawn Guide is Australia's has a favourite lawn care site for quality lawn care advice. No matter which grass type you have at your home, whether you do your own lawn mowing or hire a contractor, The Lawn Guide has lawn care tips and lawn care advice for everyone wanting to turn their grass into a beautiful green home lawn.

A well maintained lawn provides so many benefits such as heat reduction in homes, play and relaxation areas for families, and adding beauty to our homes and cities. Lawns are vitally important to all of us, however, as Australian lawn owners continue to face new challenges with water, drought and pollution, we are all being forced to improve our lawn care practices and move to environmentally friendly methods of maintaining the grass on our properties to a higher standard, while continuing to face the challenge of keeping our lawn green under often trying circumstances. The Lawn Guide is dedicated to sharing simple lawn care tips with everyone interested in creating and maintaining a beautiful lawn and garden.

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Benefits of Instant Turf 'New Content' Homeowners often think that instant turf as the expensive option, but is it really expensive when compared to other options for outdoor surfaces? Below is a...
How To Kill A Lawn Killing and Removal Of Lawns While it may go against the very notion of lawn care, sometimes the need arises to remove or kill lawn grass from areas of our properties. This could...
The Best Time To Establish A New Lawn Best Time Of The Year To Plant A New Lawn If you're considering laying a new lawn from roll-on turf, or from seed for that matter, the best time of the year to...
Winter Lawn Care Beautiful Winter Lawns Having a great looking lawn in winter is often thought of as an impossibility for many people, yet as we drive around town we can’t help but notice that...
Which Is The Best Lawn Type For Small Yards Choosing a lawn type for a small area to be turfed requires some special consideration so that the correct grass type can be chosen which will thrive,...
Most Popular Lawn Types In Australia This is a quick overview to compare the five most popular lawn types in Australia. For more information about any of the grass types covered, please see our lawn...
Avoid your turf wearing out 'New Content' Scuff Turf™ is the answer you have been looking for if you have issues with turf wear due to high traffic. This innovative new product is turf pre-grown...
Stunning Microscopic Photos of Buffalo Grass Amazing Photos of Buffalo Grass Continuing on from our world first release of Microscopic Photos of Buffalo Grass, The Lawn Guide now releases Part 2 of...
Buffalo Lawn Thatch Thatch In Buffalo Lawns Thatching in Buffalo lawns can become a major problem over time. Buffalo produces thick stemmed runners (stolons) which are categorised as a thatch layer....
A bare patch caused by excessive shade Bare or Dead Lawn Patches Discovering bare or dead patches in our lawns can be annoying, especially when the signs of what is causing the problem are allusive....
Repairing a Hard Lawn Hard Lawns and Compacted Soils Lawns, and more correctly the soils beneath them, can become hard over time due to a variety of reasons. These reasons can include vehicles being...
Improving Lawn Soil The soils underneath our lawns are more responsible for delivering good lawn health than anything else. Lawn soils provide nutrients (food), water and oxygen to the grass, and if...
Long periods between mowing shouldbe avoided to maintain good lawn health Lawn Mowing Regularity This depends on factors such as the type of lawn, the time of year, and lawn health. When choosing a...
28" MEY Commercial cylinder mower Cylinder Lawn Mowers Cylinder lawn mowers are often called Reel Lawnmowers, named after the multi blade cutting reel, or Roller Lawnmowers, named after the rollers...
Honda UMK425u A Review Of A Honda 4 Stroke Brushcutter This review covers the Honda UMK425U 4 Stroke 25 cc Brushcutter. The standard head is a bump feed which holds about 4 meters of 2.4 mm nylon....
Raise Mowing Heights For Soft Buffalo Lawns One of the biggest mistakes made by owners of Soft Leaf Buffalo lawns is when we mow the lawn too short, which can be a common mistake which results in...
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LAWN CARE TOPICS

lawn care & maintenance, seasonal care, lawn fertilising, lawn clippings & seeding

different lawn types, including independent and unbiased reviews of popular brands of turf

repair problems in lawns, thatch, scalping, lawn coring, dead lawn patches & improving soil

proper lawn mowing techniques, correct lawn mowing heights, mower reviews, maintenance

prevention, identification & treatment of lawn weeds, lawn diseases & lawn pests

correct watering, wetting agents, lawn disease factors, & more for optimum lawn health

SPECIAL LAWN CARE TOPICS


Respected Australian turf breeder Todd Layt shares expert lawn care advice on The Lawn Guide


Naturally caring for our lawns and reducing their environmental impact


Why we recommend considering Zoysia as a low maintenance and quality lawn choice


Lawn care discussions covering even more topics in a friendly blog style


High quality videos with easy to follow lawn care advice - made by real lawn care pros
Lawn Care Facts
Lawn Fact:
The high levels of Silica in Zoysia grass is responsible for the legendary durability and wear tolerance of Zoysia lawns...
Professional lawn care videos sharing quality lawn care tips in an easy video format - click to watch
correct lawn mowing techniques video
meanings to the most common terms
used in lawn care practices in australia
Lawn Care Expert
Respected Australian turf and plant breeder Todd Layt shares expert lawn care advice with lawn lovers
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Lawn care tips for Australia's favourite shade grass
Correct retic sprinkler heights Lawn Sprinkler Heights Whether laying our own lawn reticulation system, doing some repairs, or making...
A liquid Wetting Agent More Than Just Dry Soils A waxy coating on grains of soil is responsible for the water repelling effects often...
Adjusting From Excessive Watering Reducing Excessive Water Usage We have learned of the damage which can occur from an excessive lawn...
When to water lawns Water Requirements For Lawns Generally speaking, water requirements for lawns - including both frequencies and...
Glyphosate Weed Killer A Broad Spectrum Weed Killer Glyphosate will kill weeds and grass in garden beds, kill weeds in paths, and kill...
Dandelion How To Kill Catsear | Flatweed | Dandelion Catsear and Flatweed are one in the same, but with different names. Dandelion is...
By Kate Wall 'New Content' What are some of the most common lawn diseases? Fungal Diseases Fungal diseases in lawns include Dollar...
Paspalum Seed Heads How To Kill Paspalum Paspalum is a major weed problem around the world. With over 300 varieties, including one...
Organic lawn care advice to create environmental benefit from our lawns
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The Problems Caused By Shaded Lawns As we continue to look at preventative means to maintain a...
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Lawn Clippings Are Full Of Natural Nutrients Lawn clippings from mowing are an excellent...
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Low toxic natural methods to control ants Control Ants In The Lawn, Garden and Paving Ants can...
A low maintenance and environmentally friendly lawn for all warmer regions
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Zoysia and Winter Are Not Good Friends The one single drawback which stops Zoysia being the...
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One Council park using common Kikuyu Time To Switch Our Parks To Zoysia We're going to take a...
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Zoysia Seed, Sod or Plugs After deciding on Zoysia as a new lawn type for your home or...
Lawn care discussions and observations in a friendly blog format from The Lawn Guide
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As many people who have visited The Lawn Guide over the years, and since our first launch in...
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This is a media summary for the independent research which we reference on The Lawn Guide,...
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Understanding Couch Grass In Queensland Like so many other aspects of Australian life, prior...

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