Lawn Care Articles – Page 4

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Did you know: wetting agents enable hydrophobic soils to absorb and retain water

Have you heard of wetting agents? Do you know what they actually do and why?  The main purpose of wetting agents is to increase the free flow of water throughout the soil profile for your lawn and your gardens.  

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Handy Hints: Learn how to prevent your lawn from growing into your garden-bed

If your lawn is growing into your garden beds, and you’re not a fan of the overgrown look, there’s a few steps you can take to rectify the situation and prevent it from happening again.   Overall, the top tips to prevent your lawn from growing into your garden-bed are:  

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Nutgrass! A disruption in the soil can bring this noxious weed back.

Nutgrass (as know as Cyperus rotundas) is the scourge of green thumbs the world over. There’s a reason it’s often referred to as the world’s worst weed (which is a big call) – why? Well, because nutgrass is a difficult nut to crack (pun intended) being known to even shoot up through asphalt and even […]

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Dealing with overgrown lawns

Whether you have moved into a new home with a jungle or you’ve let the lawn get overgrown yourself, this is not a great situation for the health of your lawn nor the look of your property. The best way to deal with an overgrown lawn depends on the variety of grass you have. Buffalo […]

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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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