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Different lawn types available in Australia, including independent and unbiased reviews of popular brands of turf for sale in Australia today
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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...
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What Is A Drought Tolerant Lawn The drought tolerance of lawns refers to a lawn type’s ability to stay alive and remain green for the longest period of time while under heavy water...
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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...
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Choosing a Lawn For High Traffic Areas Choosing a new lawn type can be difficult, even after the beginnings of research - homeowners can quickly begin to see that each grass variety...
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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,...
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By Kate Wall 'New Content' In Queensland and other sub-tropical parts of Australia, the conditions our lawns are dealing with can be a little different to other areas. We do still...
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Soft Leaf Buffalo Lawn Soft Leaf Buffalo Grass Once upon a time, Buffalo lawn was widely used and most lovingly referred to as Ol' Scratchy, due to its coarse and sharp leaf blades....
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A Fine Leaf Zoysia Lawn Couch or Zoysia For anyone considering purchasing a new lawn for their home, Couch is often one of the first grass types to be considered. And why not… Couch...
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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...
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Which Lawn Variety Is Right For Our Home When taken into full consideration, all of the factors below will steer us towards making the right choice for our requirements of a new lawn...
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Cool season lawns are mowed higher Introduction To Cool Season Lawns Lawn grasses are first divided into 2 separate categories, Warm Season Grasses, and Cool Season Grasses. As their...
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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...
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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...
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Durban Grass Characteristics of Durban Grass A old favourite lawn in Queensland where it's often referred to as Sweet Smother Grass, Durban Grass is a lawn that can be worth...
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'New Content' By Kate Wall Couch has long been a highly popular fine leafed grass. It is certainly very hardy, and has earnt its place in the Australian psyche but as our lifestyles...
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Empire Zoysia Empire Zoysia - The Most Popular Today Empire Zoysia is the best selling Zoysia grass in Australia today. Often referred to as EZ grass, this name has a double meaning...
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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...
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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...
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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,...
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Sterile Seed Head on MSK Male Sterile Kikuyu As the name suggests, Male Sterile Kikuyu is a sterile form of Kikuyu grass which cannot produce functional anthers and pollen, and...
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Matilda - a soft leaf buffalo lawn photo courtesy of Matilda Buffalo Matilda Soft Buffalo Grass Matilda is another new soft leaf buffalo grass which has come onto the Australian...
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Microscopic Photos of Buffalo Grass Amazing Photos of Buffalo Grass These stunning microscopic photos of Buffalo Grass reveal the barbs which caused the old style Buffalo grasses to be...
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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...
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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...
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A Palmetto Soft Buffalo Lawn Palmetto Soft Leaf Buffalo Palmetto, like the other better quality soft leaf Buffalo grasses being sold in Australia, is another of the best Buffalo grass...
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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...
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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...
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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,...
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A Sapphire Buffalo Lawn Sapphire Soft Leaf Buffalo Sapphire Buffalo can be regarded as a genuine soft leaf Buffalo grass lawn. It performs well in all aspects which signify buffalo...
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Sir Walter soft leaf Buffalo Sir Walter Soft Leaf Buffalo Sir Walter is a true soft leaf Buffalo grass, which when mowed regularly and properly, and when good lawn care practices are...
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Village green versus common Kikuyu photo courtesy of Village Green Village Green - A New Male Sterile Kikuyu Grass Village Green Kikuyu is another new variety in the growing...
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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...
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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...
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Fix Lawn Problems As Quickly As Possible Reducing the use of chemical treatments and reducing...
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Reducing The Environmental Impact Of Lawns Despite new modern attacks against lawns, every...
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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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One Council park using common Kikuyu Time To Switch Our Parks To Zoysia We're going to take a...
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Zoysia and Winter Are Not Good Friends The one single drawback which stops Zoysia being the...
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Zoysia Tenuifolia - A Very Different Lawn Zoysia tenuifolia is very different from all other...
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Understanding Couch Grass In Queensland Like so many other aspects of Australian life, prior...
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