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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.

The Next Generation Lawn Weed Control

The Next Generation Lawn Weed Control

Kiwicare has launched a new lawn weedkiller. LawnPro Turfclean Ultra is a 'game changer' for control of broadleaf weeds in lawns.

Rake Up Those Leaves

Rake Up Those Leaves

In Autumn leaves naturally fall off deciduous trees. If the leaves collect on lawns they can 'smother' lawn grasses; shading and squashing grass and encouraging damp conditions under the leaves...

Identification of Pests, Weeds, Diseases, etc.

Identification of Pests, Weeds, Diseases, etc.

Often, people have pests or weeds they want identified so that they can find out how to control them. Sometimes it is difficult to describe the pest or weed in words.

Gardening Product of the Month

Gardening Product of the Month

For much of New Zealand the weather has been warm and dry. Many places are still in, or have experienced, drought.

What Does ‘Rainfast’ Mean?

What Does ‘Rainfast’ Mean?

What is the rainfast period of a spray product?