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How to get rid of lawn grubs

In south east Queensland lawn grubs have become a real concern. They are most active in the warmer months of October – March so now is a great time to learn what to look for and how to get rid of lawn grubs.   Thinking that your lawn is too healthy to have lawn grubs? […]

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Lawn maintenance for busy people

Without a doubt, life is getting busier. Between work, running a household, raising kids and trying to have a social life, there just doesn’t seem to be enough hours in the week. Add to this the need to maintain a lawn and it can all seem like a bit too much to get through. Never […]

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Lawn Care Best Practice

Taking care of your lawn can seem a little overwhelming at first; there’s so much information out there, but the team at Daleys Turf have put together their best practice tips to keep you on the right track to a healthy, green and thriving lawn.   Perform a soil test every three years Install a […]

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Essential tools for lawn care – Part 3 – Tools to Rent

Lawn care tools fall into three categories: Basic tools, specialty tools, and tools to rent. The Daleys Turf recommendations are based on average situations – your requirements may differ.   These are the tools to rent for lawn care at your place. Earthmover: Includes power shovels, bulldozers, backhoes, excavators, and more. Lawn Roller: Use this tool to […]

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Essential tools for lawn care – Part 2 – Specialty Tools

Lawn care tools fall into three categories: Basic tools, specialty tools, and tools to rent. The Daleys Turf recommendations are based on average situations – your requirements may differ.   These are the specialty tools you may need to undertake lawn care at your place. Blowers or Blower/Vacuums: Petrol or electric models blow leaves into piles […]

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Essential tools for lawn care – Part 1

Lawn care tools fall into three categories: Basic tools, specialty tools, and tools to rent. The Daleys Turf recommendations are based on average situations – your requirements may differ.   Basic Tools. These are are the ones you should own and have on hand to complete regular lawn care. Garden Cart or Wheelbarrow: Hauls everything from […]

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The biggest problem with lawns in Australia

The Australian climate really does make it difficult to maintain a healthy, lush lawn. One of the biggest problem with lawns in Australia is the compacted clay base found in many backyards across the country. In fact, the majority of Australian lawns are clay based and therefore are susceptible to soil compaction. When the soil […]

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6 Autumn lawn care tips for Queensland lawns

The main advice we can give for ensuring that your lawn is healthy and happy throughout autumn, is to keep up the lawn care regime.   Daleys Turf 6 autumn lawn care tips: Continue to mow and water your lawn as required during autumn Aerate any areas of compacted soil – pay particular attention to […]