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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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Organic Fertiliser Pellets Organic Fertiliser Pellets In Lawn Care There are many types of organic fertilisers available for lawns and gardens these days. One such product is a manure based...
Using lawn fertilisers properly How Does Fertiliser Burn Lawns Fertilising lawns is vital to providing the turf with so many nutrients which may not be readily available to the lawn at its soil...
This is a small re-turfing job I undertook recently. We're installing a new Palmetto Soft Buffalo lawn which will replace an existing Couch lawn that was in poor health due to excessive shade...
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...
Saltene Grass Characteristics of Saltene Grass Saltene lawn is a bit of a tough guy. It has a fine leaf, can be cut to high quality with a cylinder mower like a Couch or a Zoysia lawn, but it's no...
Kikuyu Lawn Characteristics of Kikuyu Grass Kikuyu grass has been highly popular as a lawn all around Australia for as far back as memory can go. It is inexpensive to purchase, is quick to...
Nara - The True Australian Lawn Nara Native Turf is a new variety of Zoysia grass which has been bred in Australia. While most Zoysia lawn types are not originally native Australian grass varieties,...
Kenda - a new male sterile kikuyu photo courtesy of Kenda Kikuyu Kenda Kikuyu - A New Male Sterile Kikuyu Kenda is another worthwhile addition to the growing family of Male Sterile Kikuyu turf...
A specialist lawn coring machine The Lawn Coring and Aeration Process The process of lawn coring involves a lawn coring machine being moved over a lawn removing plugs of turf and soil as it...
Top Dressing Uneven Lawns The Problem Of Uneven Lawns Uneven lawns can be very unattractive and dysfunctional for how we want to use them, and in this article we're going to look into why uneven...
Buffalo Seed Heads The Problems of Buffalo Lawn Going To Seed One of the greatest concerns for Buffalo lawn owners is when the time comes around each year when their Soft Buffalo lawn begins going to...
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...
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...
Lawn mower maintenance Preparing For A New Lawn Mowing Season Spring brings with it the beginning of the growing season once more. For the next 9 months, we have to rely on our lawn mower to perform...
Lawn Mowing Heights Deciding On Lawn Mowing Heights Choosing the correct lawn mowing height for lawns is essential to the ongoing health and appearance of the turf. Many factors can come into play,...
Mow Master Professional Lawn Edgers photo courtesy of Mow Master What Are Lawn Edgers A lawn edger is an engine powered machine which has a vertical spinning metal blade which is used to trim...
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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 watering and fertilising 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
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...
A malfunctioning sprinkler Checking Reticulation Our reticulation system works hard for us, keeping our lawns and gardens in good...
Watering too often Excessive Watering Of Lawns When we talk about excessive watering, we are talking about the problems that result...
Petty Spurge How To Kill Petty Spurge Petty Spurge is a common weed in Australian lawns, gardens and open spaces, and while it can be...
Lawn Herbicide Safety How soon can a herbicide be safely applied to a lawn either before or after mowing. Getting it wrong can mean...
How To Kill Sod Webworm Sod webworm is small caterpillar of the Crambus moth species, of which there are hundreds of known varieties,...
White Clover How To Kill White Clover White Clover is noticeable by its white, ball like flowers, which can often contain fragments of...
Organic lawn care advice to create environmental benefit from our lawns
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Lawn Watering Problems Many of us water our lawns in all the wrong ways possible, and as a...
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A Healthy Lawn Prevents Lawn Problems When we're aiming to reduce the environmental impacts of...
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Borax Ant Killer Recipe This method of ant control creates a mixture of a few ingredients...
A low maintenance and environmentally friendly lawn for all warmer regions
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Zoysia Tenuifolia - A Very Different Lawn Zoysia tenuifolia is very different from all other...
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Zoysia Grass Has Warm Origins Zoysia grasses all derive from warm and often tropical regions,...
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Different Types Of Zoysia Grasses There are several different varieties within the Zoysia...
Lawn care discussions and observations in a friendly blog format from The Lawn Guide
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Lawn Club is a new lawn care, lawn mowing, and gardening contractors business information...
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Where Do Lawns Come From We're all very accustomed to our lawns these days, they seem to be...
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This is a media summary for the independent research which we reference on The Lawn Guide,...

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