Archive for North Queensland Lawns – Page 2

Mowing tips and tricks – Part 3

When you mow correctly you’ll have a drought-tolerant lawn that’s thick enough to crowd out weeds, but when you mow wrongly your lawn will struggle to survive. After parts 1 and 2, let’s move onto the Harden Park Lawns mowing tips and tricks part 3:
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Mowing tips and tricks – Part 2

When you mow correctly you’ll have a drought-tolerant and lawn thick enough to crowd out weeds, but when you mow wrongly your lawn will struggle to survive.

After part 1, let’s move onto the Harden Park Lawns mowing tips and tricks part 2:
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Mowing tips and tricks – Part 1

Mowing the lawn might seem easy enough for most people but there are some tips and tricks that can help to ensure you have a healthy, green, thriving lawn. When you mow correctly you’ll have a drought-tolerant and lawn thick enough to crowd out weeds. When you mow wrongly your lawn will struggle to survive.

The overall key thing to remember with mowing is to time it so that, regardless of the season or growing phase, you are never removing more than a third of the leaf surface with each lawn mowing you do.

Onto the Harden Park Lawns mowing tips and tricks:
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Lawns and flooding rains in North Queensland

If you are in the areas of far North Queensland that have recently received a huge amount of rain, here’s how to ensure your lawn makes it through okay.

Firstly, don’t stress; most lawn varieties popular today can easily withstand a number of days completely submerged in water. Allow the rainwater to drain away naturally before undertaking any lawn care tasks.

Don’t mow your lawn while it is still wet as this can cause damage to the grass plants and pose a slip hazard to the person mowing the lawn.
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The best water source for lawns

In Australia, and far North Queensland, we are fortunate that we mostly have ready access to an abundance of water. And some of us are more fortunate; we have a variety of water sources to choose from. So, which is the best water source for lawns?
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Lawn Care New Year’s Resolutions

Setting, and keeping, New Year’s resolutions can be difficult, but this is one that with a little bit of time and effort, you will be able to keep.

So, if your NY resolution is to take better care of your lawn, read on….
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The low down on Sir Walter Buffalo grass

In the mid-90’s Brent Redman developed Sir Walter Buffalo grass in Australia’s Hunter Valley and in doing so created a turf perfectly suited to the Australian lifestyle and climate. This was a non-itchy lawn that would not only stay green all year round, but needed less maintenance and watering than other varieties of lawn. Sir Walter DNA Certified Buffalo grass is now Australia’s favourite lawn and outstrips the competition in terms of softness and resilience.

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How to mow a lawn the right way

It’s a fact that we are not born simply knowing the right way to mow a lawn. Some of us didn’t grow up with mowing the lawn as one of our chores. With this in mind it can be confronting and confusing when you move into your first place with a lawn and you are expected to maintain it.

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What is mulch mowing?

You may have heard this term before; mulch mowing, but do you know what it means, how it works and when you should do it to help the health of your lawn.

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Summer Survival Guide

Summer is often the most challenging time of year for your North Queensland lawn, with extreme heat, wind and dryness, as well as a lot of rainfall getting thrown at it.

We can’t do much about the weather but you can make sure your lawn is well set up to survive everything the season throws at it.
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