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1-2-3 Lawn Care Programme

1-2-3 Lawn Care Programme

The composition of lawns varies widely. Many of the grasses used in lawn seed mixtures are specially bred for characteristics such as fine leaves, hard wearing, persistence, and disease and...

Garden Myths

Garden Myths

Here you will find a few myths that are commonly found amongst gardening advice. Some have may have a spark of truth, but I hope to explain why they are...

Adding Organic Matter to Your Lawn Soil

Adding Organic Matter to Your Lawn Soil

Lawns should be able to generate their own organic content if the soil is not compacted and the grass roots grow full and deep, and if there is a healthy...

Growing a Lawn in a Shaded Area

Growing a Lawn in a Shaded Area

Many lawns have areas that are shaded by structures or overhanging trees and shrubs. It can be more difficult to keep the lawn healthy in these areas, not only due...

The Next Generation Lawn Weed Control

The Next Generation Lawn Weed Control

LawnPro Turfclean Ultra is a 'game changer' for control of broadleaf weeds in lawns.

How to Re-Sow Your Lawn

How to Re-Sow Your Lawn

If your lawn is old and tired, or you are struggling to control weeds, disease or pests because the soil is poor, you may decide to kill it off and...

What are those Little Yellow Flowers in My Lawn?

What are those Little Yellow Flowers in My Lawn?

There are several weeds that commonly grow in New Zealand lawns. It can be useful to identify which weed or weeds you have in your lawn so that you can...

6 Things To Do Before You Go On Holiday

6 Things To Do Before You Go On Holiday

These are 6 things you should do before you go away on holiday to the beach, or even if you intend to stay at home over the holiday period.

Coastal Growing

Coastal Growing

New Zealand is surrounded by sea. The point in New Zealand furthest from the sea is 8 km northeast of Cromwell and is only 119 km from the Tasman and Pacific.

How to Water Your Lawn

How to Water Your Lawn

Like all plants, lawn grasses need water to stay healthy and green. In warm dry summer conditions, many lawns will quickly go brown if water is not applied to the lawn.