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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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Buffalo grass lawn in heavy seed The Reason For Lawns Seeding All lawns will seed, it's the natural means by which many lawns may propagate itself into a new generation. The seeding can be very...
Fertilisers can cause environmental damage Environmental Impact Of Lawn Fertilisers We often here stories about fertilisers damaging the environment. That we need to cut back on their use and so...
'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...
Recycling Lawn Clippings in the Garden Recycling Our Lawn Clippings It's easy to quickly think about how often our lawns are mowed each year in our lawn care, and then to think about how many...
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,...
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...
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...
Finding A Lawn Replacement There are many areas of our yards that really do go unused for the purposes of why we have lawns. And the reason we have lawns is to have them be walked on, played on,...
What Is Soil pH Soil pH is the level of acidity or alkalinity in our lawn and garden soils. All plants have a preferred pH level where they will thrive, and once soil goes outside of this preferred...
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...
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....
Lawn Top Dressing Reasons For Top Dressing Lawns Top dressing lawns in lawn care should only ever be applied for two reasons, to level small indentations in the lawn and to add special nutrient mixes...
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...
Time To Mow Lawns Higher In Perth Perth and it's surrounding towns are very different from the rest of Australia when it comes to lawns, reticulation and soil types. The soils are very sandy, highly...
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...
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...
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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:
Good lawn health helps to fight lawn diseases, reduces the infestation of pests, and helps reduce weed seeds from taking a foothold.
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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Watering too often Excessive Watering Of Lawns When we talk about excessive watering, we are talking about the problems that result...
When to water lawns Water Requirements For Lawns Generally speaking, water requirements for lawns - including both frequencies and...
A malfunctioning sprinkler Checking Reticulation Our reticulation system works hard for us, keeping our lawns and gardens in good...
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...
'New Content' By Kate Wall Sod-web worm, cutworm, lawn grub, army worm, – all pests that attack lawns. Numerous products are...
By Kate Wall 'New Content' What are some of the most common lawn diseases? Fungal Diseases Fungal diseases in lawns include Dollar...
Spring Dead Spot (Ophioshaerella korrae) Identification of Spring Dead Spot Spring Dead Spot can be identified as yellow or brown...
Organic lawn care advice to create environmental benefit from our lawns
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Top Organic Lawn Care Tips The goals of Organic Lawn Care are to naturally reduce the...
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Natural control of lawn weeds Controlling Lawn Weeds Without Pesticides Weeds don't need to...
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Lawn Mowing Heights to Save Water and Keep Lawns Healthy In keeping with the principles of...
A low maintenance and environmentally friendly lawn for all warmer regions
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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 Grass Has Warm Origins Zoysia grasses all derive from warm and often tropical regions,...
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Nara Zoysia growing well in the USA By Todd Layt 'New Content' Sold as Nara™ Native Turf in...
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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Understanding Couch Grass In Queensland Like so many other aspects of Australian life, prior...
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Lawns Are The Greatest Carbon Cleaners We should all have confidence in our lawns, knowing...

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