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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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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...
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...
10 minute lawn care is easy The Easiest Way To Have A Great Lawn In 10 Minutes 10 Minute Lawn Care is a principle which allows us to maintain our lawns with ease, water our lawns correctly for...
Brown thatch layer between soil and lawn leaf What Is Lawn Thatch Thatch is a layer of organic matter that lies underneath the top green leafy layer of the lawn. In Warm Season Lawns, thatch is...
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...
Queensland Blue lawn in seed Characteristics of Queensland Blue Couch Often referred to as Queensland Blue Couch, this favourite lawn type is neither from Queensland, nor is it a Couch. Queensland...
A warm season Couch lawn What Are Warm Season Grasses Grasses are first divided into 2 separate categories, Warm Season Grasses, and Cool Season Grasses. As their names suggest, they are both best...
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...
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....
Over-seeding Lawns For Winter Reasons For Over Seeding Lawns Often when growing Warm Season Grasses, it can be noticed that some areas of the lawn can die back when winter arrives. To overcome the...
Couch Invading Buffalo Killing An Invading Grass Species With so many different lawn varieties being available, sometimes our lawns can become invaded by another unwanted grass variety. For many, it...
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...
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...
Lawn clippings left on lawns Clever Garden Recycling With Lawn Clippings It's easy to quickly think about how often our lawns are mowed each year, and then to think about how many lawn clippings are...
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 short list of the most shade tolerant lawn varieties for homeowners:

1. Durban Grass
2. Soft Leaf Buffalo
3. Zoysia

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 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...
A malfunctioning sprinkler Checking Reticulation Our reticulation system works hard for us, keeping our lawns and gardens in good...
Fairy Ring with Mushrooms How To Kill Fairy Rings Fairy Rings appear as bright or dark green circles in lawns, the inside part of the...
Oxalis How To Kill Oxalis | Soursob | Wood Sorrel There are many varieties of Oxalis, known by common names such as: Soursob, Purple...
Lawn Beetle A Different Perspective On African Lawn Beetles We usually refer to African Black Beetles as Lawn Beetles, and place all...
Common Kikuyu Invading Buffalo Is Your Buffalo Really A Buffalo Anymore? If your Buffalo lawn isn't looking quite as it should, and...
Organic lawn care advice to create environmental benefit from our lawns
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Using Artificial Fertilisers In Organic Lawn Care The principles of organic lawn care involve...
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Top Organic Lawn Care Tips The goals of Organic Lawn Care are to naturally reduce the...
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The Problems Caused By Shaded Lawns As we continue to look at preventative means to maintain a...
A low maintenance and environmentally friendly lawn for all warmer regions
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The best regions to grow Zoysia Where Can I Grow Zoysia In Australia Zoysia grass does its...
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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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Lawns Are The Greatest Carbon Cleaners We should all have confidence in our lawns, knowing...
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Understanding Couch Grass In Queensland Like so many other aspects of Australian life, prior...
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Lawn Club is a new lawn care, lawn mowing, and gardening contractors business information...

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