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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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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...
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...
'New Content' By Kate Wall For information on different types of fertiliser and when each are suitable, please click here. Once you have decided that you wish to use a slow release inorganic...
Fertilisers are food for lawns The Role Of Lawn Fertilisers We see lawn care fertilisers for sale in the garden nurseries, lawn and garden contractors tell us they are important, even the turf...
Mondo or Liriope as a lawn alternative Mondo Grass and Liriope Often when we look around our lawns and gardens, we may see areas of lawn which may no longer be in use as lawns by our families. Yet we...
A Zoysia lawn after mowing Characteristics of Zoysia Grass It may be an unusual lawn name, and in fact the name has been changed many times over the years. Known in past years by names such as...
Dichondra in a shaded area Managing Lawns In Shaded Areas With Dichondra Many lawns which encroach into shaded areas around homes are often left to die away as the amount of available sunlight...
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...
An alternative method to aerate a lawn Lawn Coring Alternatives In most cases, the best possible method of coring a lawn is always the Coring Machine. With each tine that enters the soil, a plug is...
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...
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...
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...
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...
'New Content' By Kate Wall When it comes time to buy a mower we can be spoilt for choice. Making this choice is made much easier when we know a little more about what to look for in a mower. A large...
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,...
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...
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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 home lawn is the greatest cleaner of carbon and pollution from our city air of any other plant type we grow. In fact, just 15m2 will produce enough clean oxygen to keep a person alive forever...
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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Lawn care tips for Australia's favourite shade grass
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...
When to water lawns Water Requirements For Lawns Generally speaking, water requirements for lawns - including both frequencies and...
Watering too often Excessive Watering Of Lawns When we talk about excessive watering, we are talking about the problems that result...
Correct retic sprinkler heights Lawn Sprinkler Heights Whether laying our own lawn reticulation system, doing some repairs, or making...
By Kate Wall 'New Content' What are some of the most common lawn pests? Most lawn pests and diseases will be a greater problem for a...
How To Kill Sod Webworm Sod webworm is small caterpillar of the Crambus moth species, of which there are hundreds of known varieties,...
Common Kikuyu Invading Buffalo Is Your Buffalo Really A Buffalo Anymore? If your Buffalo lawn isn't looking quite as it should, and...
Mature Nutgrass How To Kill Nutgrass | Mullumbimby Couch For the sake of this article, we are going to talk about two different plants...
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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A Healthy Lawn Prevents Lawn Problems When we're aiming to reduce the environmental impacts of...
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Kill clover without pesticides Clover Is A Sign Of A Lawn In Trouble When Clover begins taking...
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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Nara Zoysia growing well in the USA By Todd Layt 'New Content' Sold as Nara™ Native Turf in...
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One Council park using common Kikuyu Time To Switch Our Parks To Zoysia We're going to take a...
Lawn care discussions and observations in a friendly blog format from The Lawn Guide
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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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Lawns Are The Greatest Carbon Cleaners We should all have confidence in our lawns, knowing...
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Lawn Club is a new lawn care, lawn mowing, and gardening contractors business information...

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