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Growing Sir Walter Grass Seed

Questions we get asked time and time again centre around growing Sir Walter grass seed. Can it be done? Where can I buy Sir Walter grass seed? How can I grow Sir Walter from grass seed? But, here’s the thing…DNA Certified Sir Walter soft leaf buffalo grass CANNOT be grown from seed.   Typically, turf […]

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Why Buffalo lawn is often the best choice

There are a multitude of modern lawn varieties on the market, so claiming that buffalo lawn is often the best choice is a big call, but bear with us…decades of experience in the turf industry has led us to this statement.   With over 25 years’ experience as turf growers, we have seen many varieties […]

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The false economy of cheap turf

The concept of cheap turf can be a very alluring one. It’s just turf, right? There’s better places to be spending your money around the home, right? But, here’s the thing – buying cheap turf can be false economy and here’s why and how.   The price tag might look good when you first see […]

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How to buy turf online

Gone are the days when sourcing turf took hours and hours on the phone. Gone are the days of waiting and waiting for salespeople to turn up to provide turf quotes. Gone are the days when you needed all weekend and a packed lunch to get your turf. Today, you can get your new lawn […]

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Lawn variety for Queensland – Zoysia

One of the easiest to care for lawns available in Queensland is the Zoysia. It requires the least amount of watering, fertiliser, pesticide use, and experiences the least problems and less mowing. It’s hard-wearing, drought tolerant and looks good under most conditions. Zoysia has the lowest maintenance costs, requires the least effort to keep healthy […]

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Lawn variety for Queensland – Couch

One of the most popular turf varieties in Australia is the Couch. Popular for backyards and public recreational areas for decades, the new breed of Couch lawns are even better. Couch now gives a better colour, is softer and offers better drought tolerance. It’s known for its fine blade, dark to bright green colouring, it’s […]

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Lawn types in Queensland

Installing and establishing a new lawn is an exercise that is a substantial investment, in time and money so you want to make sure you choose the right lawn type. You want to pay particular attention to choosing the right lawn type for our Queensland climate. Here we outline the most popular lawn types in […]

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How do I kill my lawn and start over?

Interesting question! If your lawn is in poor health or is full of weeds, the best option to establishing a healthy lawn is by starting over. Here are the Daleys Turf tips for how to kill your lawn and start over.   Step 1 Get a soil analysis so you know what you have to […]

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