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Lawn for Dry Areas

When looking for a lawn for dry areas you will need to find a variety that has great drought tolerance. Drought tolerance refers to the turf’s ability to remain green and stay alive for the longest period of time while receiving little to no rainfall, and under heavy water restrictions. Of equal importance, is the lawn’s ability to recover itself and return from brown to green once it begins receiving water again.
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Lawn for Very Wet Areas

zoysia-starGrowing a lawn and keeping it alive and healthy isn’t overly hard as long as you follow the right guidelines and choose the right variety of turf.

If you live in an area with high annual rainfall, your area is prone to flooding or your property has very poor drainage, then you’ll need to install a turf that doesn’t mind getting its feet wet. Finding such a lawn variety used to be quite tricky but not any more.
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Lawn for Shaded Areas

Growing a lawn and keeping it alive and healthy isn’t overly hard as long as you follow the right guidelines and choose the right variety of turf.

But, firstly – there are different types of shade. Building shade is the most difficult to deal with since there’s not much you can do about it. Shade from trees with overhanging branches will let through a bit of filtered light and pruning can improve the amount of sunlight that gets through.
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Backyard Trends for the Second Half of 2017

As we head towards the second half of 2017, time to check in with the latest backyard trends. It might seem like things are going all sophisticated with housing and therefore backyard design- some things never go out of style, or they are making a comeback.
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How do I improve my lawn?

There are a few quick and easy steps you can take to help improve the health (and look) of your lawn.
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13 lawn care tricks – Part 2

In our last blog post here , we gave you the first 6 of our top 13 good mowing regimen lawn care tips and tricks to maintaining a great looking lawn without over doing it, the following are the remainder of our top 13 lawn care tips and tricks.
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13 lawn care tricks – Part 1

We often get asked what is a good mowing regimen to maintain a great looking lawn without over doing it, so we have compiled what we consider to be the top 13 lawn mowing tips and tricks to help you. In part 1 we will give you the first 6 of our top 13.
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How do I know I’m getting genuine Sir Walter turf

There’s imitations and knock-offs for just about every product on the market these days and it’s no different in the turf industry. So, how do you know you’re getting the real deal when you buy your Sir Walter turf? There are three main things to look for/ask about when buying your Sir Walter turf:
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The Question of Seed vs. Instant Turf

It’s a question many home owners struggle with, and if you’re wondering which one you should choose here are some considerations you should be aware of:
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Installing Turf – Part 4 – Establishment

The next step in installing turf (after measuring, preparation and laying the turf) is where you begin to see the benefit of all your hard work– establishing the lawn. Using the Harden Park Lawns simple steps, you will have a beautiful new lawn established and ready for use in no time at all.
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