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Essential tools for a great lawn

Essential tools for a great lawn

A beautiful well-kept and manicured lawn is always the ideal centre-piece of a great garden. It doesn’t matter if it’s a huge sweeping lawn, or just big enough for a few people to sit on. Lawns are focal points in garden design and aesthetics. However, lawns are often...

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Should I Invest in Organic Lawn Care?

Should I Invest in Organic Lawn Care?

Yes, you SHOULD INVEST IN ORGANIC LAWN CARE. Gone are the days of traditional pesticides and weedkillers to keep your lawn pest and weed free. Mostly, anyway… Before we go into what you should invest in organic lawn care – here’s a quick reminder of what it replaces:...

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Frost and how to Protect your Garden

Frost and how to Protect your Garden

Frost can do a great deal of damage to garden plants and lawns. If you live in a frost-prone area, such Gauteng or the Free State, it’s a good idea to know how to predict it and take steps to protect your garden. What is frost, and when does it occur?Frost forms when...

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How to prepare your lawn for winter

How to prepare your lawn for winter

Winter conditions vary greatly in South Africa. Some areas experience mild, frost free winters. However Highveld, Free State winters can get extremely cold. These areas are also very dry in winter. Conditions like this can wreck your carefully manicured lawn. Winter...

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When is the best time to lay a new lawn

When is the best time to lay a new lawn

It makes sense that the best time of year to plant anything in your garden is spring. This is when all plants kick into gear after winter dormancy, seeds start to sprout, and when most plants have the best chance of growing. The days are getting longer and the sun...

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How Often Should I Mow My Lawn?

How Often Should I Mow My Lawn?

You’d think that you’d know how often to mow your lawn based purely on how long your grass is. However, there are a few things to consider, to ensure long term, problem free, maintenance of a beautiful lawn. Here are some pointers on managing your lawn: Firstly, grass...

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Lawn edging tools to keep your lawn in shape

Lawn edging tools to keep your lawn in shape

Lawn Edging tools are a personal choice and are often chosen for a variety of reasons.We all seem to have that problem if we do not have flower bed borders; the beds just seem to get bigger especially when you have put so much effort into designing your...

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Pavement Lawn design tips and ideas

Pavement Lawn design tips and ideas

First impressions of your home do count! You do it all the time when you visit a friend or drive past a neighbour’s home. The entrance to a home is the first impression so make yours stand out with a healthy lawn and a few other focal points for that great...

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Topdressing your lawn like a Pro

Topdressing your lawn like a Pro

Topdressing is the task of applying a mixture of sand and topsoil to the surface of a lawn. The renovation process is based on enhancing the Integrity of the existing grass, so as to cause as little damage as possible. You will need to spread the topsoil...

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