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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What happens when you mow your lawn too often

So, you think you’re on top of your lawn care maintenance, but what happens when you mow your lawn too often? Well, you could be doing more harm than good. Overall, the key to keeping a growing lawn healthy is mowing it according to its growth. If the weather is cool and the growing is […]

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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 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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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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Fixing Patchy and Thinning Lawns – Part 2

How to repair your patchy lawn You will need: Spade or garden fork Top dressing mix Slow release fertiliser   Step 1 – With the spade or fork, remove any dead grass and other unwanted material and break up the soil in the bare area. Step 2 – Add the top dressing mix and blend […]

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