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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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Lawn care for Liriopes as a lawn alternative Liriope 'Isabella' photo courtesy of Ozbreed Mondo Grass and Liriope Lawn Maintenance When we choose a lawn alternative such as Mondo Grass or...
One type of liquid organic fertiliser Using Organic Fertilisers In Lawn Care Some of the liquid organic fertilisers that have been appearing over the last years have been a great addition to the...
'New Content' By Kate Wall A freshly mown and neatly edged lawn is a joy to behold. Even more so if it is set amongst a beautiful garden. Gardens and lawns complement each other beautifully. The...
'New Content' By Kate Wall Having a neat green lawn not only makes the garden look neat and tidy, it can look inviting and also add value to a property. It can give immense satisfaction, and yes,...
Couch Grass Characteristics of Couch Grass Couch Grass is by far one of the most popular lawns used in Australia, and has so been for a long time. Couch lawns are indeed an old favourite for both...
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...
Perennial Bluegrass Characteristics of Perennial Bluegrass Perennial Bluegrass is another cool season lawn producing a quality and luxurious turf. Best suited to the colder highlands of NSW and...
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,...
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...
A Vertimowing / Scarifying Machine What is Vertimowing or Lawn Scarifying Vertimowing lawns is the process of removing an excess build up of thatch, only the C4 warm season grasses can be vertimowed...
Dog urine burning lawn Dogs Urine Burning Lawns The problem of lawn burn caused by dogs urine is a common one, it occurs when a pet dog urinates on the lawn, which results in a brown patch developing...
Lawn scalped due to infrequent mowing Why Lawns Get Scalped Lawns or areas of lawns become scalped when either high points are severed off when mowing an uneven lawn, or when too much leaf material...
Using Lawn Edgers Safely Using Lawn Edgers Safely Lawn edgers will spin a metal blade at high speed to cut through grass, and a spinning metal blade which comes into contact with anything other than...
Push Lawn Mower Introduction to Push Mowers The push lawn mower is a light, human powered mower which may be an option for your property. With the many great benefits that it brings to lawn care,...
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...
Planning saves time and gives a betterquality finish every time we mow Correct Lawn Mowing The correct lawn mowing technique can make an enormous difference in the overall look of our lawns, as well...
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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:
Bowling Greens are watered once a week and mowed twice a day.
They can do this because they water very heavily and deeply, resulting in the lawn sending down very deep roots past the evaporation level, so the lawn always has access to adequate water.
Professional lawn care videos sharing quality lawn care tips in an easy video format - click to watch
lawn grubs and disease control 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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When to water lawns Water Requirements For Lawns Generally speaking, water requirements for lawns - including both frequencies and...
When is the best time to water lawns Correct Lawn Watering Times Watering of lawns needs to be undertaken at a time of day when it is...
A malfunctioning sprinkler Checking Reticulation Our reticulation system works hard for us, keeping our lawns and gardens in good...
Adjusting From Excessive Watering Reducing Excessive Water Usage We have learned of the damage which can occur from an excessive lawn...
Lawn Herbicide Safety How soon can a herbicide be safely applied to a lawn either before or after mowing. Getting it wrong can mean...
Spring Dead Spot (Ophioshaerella korrae) Identification of Spring Dead Spot Spring Dead Spot can be identified as yellow or brown...
Storing lawn pesticides and weed killers Storing Lawn and Garden Chemicals Household, lawn and garden chemicals can cause a high risk...
Mature Wintergrass with seeds How To Kill Winter Grass Winter grass is a bright, light green grass with fine leaves that infests lawns...
Organic lawn care advice to create environmental benefit from our lawns
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Kill clover without pesticides Clover Is A Sign Of A Lawn In Trouble When Clover begins taking...
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Top Organic Lawn Care Tips The goals of Organic Lawn Care are to naturally reduce the...
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Good Lawn Care Is Key To Preventing Weeds As people who take the ideals of organic lawn care...
A low maintenance and environmentally friendly lawn for all warmer regions
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Different Types Of Zoysia Grasses There are several different varieties within the Zoysia...
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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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The Lawn Guide is putting a new focus onto Zoysia grass as the best lawn type for use in all...
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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