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Seeding ideas and news right from the grassroots of the industry
Toadstools

Toadstools

Sometimes toadstools or mushrooms will suddenly appear in lawns. They are nothing to worry about. They spring up when conditions are just right for the spores to grow, the right moisture and temperature. And they disappear again within a few days just as...

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Why use laying boards?

Why use laying boards?

There are a couple of reasons why you should use turf laying boards for your project1.The turf laying boards ensure an even distribution of your weight which:-a. Avoids indentations made by walking on the newly laid turf, andb. Helps to compress weight for...

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Do you sell grass seed?

Do you sell grass seed?

Buying grass seed.People often ask if we sell grass seed. The short answer is no. We buy our grass seed by the tonne in bags of 20kg which will cover 570 square metres. The mixture that we buy has been similar since the 1980s when we started growing our...

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How do I get rid of moles, humanely?

How do I get rid of moles, humanely?

Moles can create quite a big problem in lawns and gardens, and of course their mole hills are much more visible than some of the smaller pests we get in our gardens.  But how can you get rid of these furry little creatures, especially when you have just...

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Aeration, why, when and how?

Aeration, why, when and how?

Aerating your turf or lawn is a great way to prep it ready for the summer months.  Aeration lets air and water into the soil to encourage better root growth and allows the roots to absorb more nutrients from the soil. It is an important job to do in early...

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Winter Lawn Care

Winter Lawn Care

Winter is one of the quietest times for your lawn, you can now breathe a sigh of relief after all the hard work maintaining it throughout the summer and autumn months. You will be pleased to know you only need to carry out a few tasks before hunkering down...

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Autumn Lawn Care

Autumn Lawn Care

Autumn Lawn Care As summer dissolves into autumn and the evenings draw in, our gardens appear quieter, with diminished child’s play as children return back to school and BBQs are packed away. However, September is actually a great time for you to continue...

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Selling Your Home – The Perfect Lawn

Selling Your Home – The Perfect Lawn

Are you looking to sell your home? Did you know having the perfect lawn can help? According to the National Association of Estate Agents a well-maintained garden can boost the value of a house by up to 10 percent. After all the garden is an extension of...

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Turf V Seed

Turf V Seed

To turf or not to turf (and seed instead?) One of the dilemma gardeners face is whether to lay turf or to sow grass seed to create that lush green lawn. Of course you’d think we are likely to say turf is the best option, but we’ve looked at both sides of...

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Summer Lawn Care

Summer Lawn Care

Gardens really come into their own during summer time, they provide an extra room for families to gather. Lawns can be enjoyed to their fullest potential, but it also means your lawn will see the most traffic and activity of any season, as the lawn becomes a carpet...

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