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Soil Types and what they mean for your lawn

Soil Types and what they mean for your lawn

Australia has many, varied soil types and the type that you have in your garden can have a big impact on your lawn. Identifying, treating, and improving your soil type is easy and can have huge benefits in the health and appearance of your garden. Making sure you...
AusGAP 2020 Scholarships, where are they now?

AusGAP 2020 Scholarships, where are they now?

Last year presented many challenges for the inaugural AusGAP Scholarship recipients, as it did for everyone. Initially there were concerns whether the recipients would be able to commence their studies as planned, among many other concerns relating to COVID-19. AusGAP...
What are common causes of dry patches in turf?

What are common causes of dry patches in turf?

By Michael Sutton AusGAP – December 10, 2020. Dry patches in your turf are not all created by the same issue and some of the most common reasons for dry patch (dead spots) to occur are: Heat exposure (varied area sizes and shapes) – normally a combination of foot...
What are these things in my lawn?

What are these things in my lawn?

Zoysia Seed Head Don’t despair, you don’t have a problem, it just your lawn seeding. Seed heads typically grow from the stem of the turf leaf and the colour can range from purple to brown to white. Can seed heads be a problem? Kikuyu Seed Head   Not really, all...
Why we should use natural turfgrass over synthetic

Why we should use natural turfgrass over synthetic

The NFL Players Association president cited the league’s official injury reports from 2012-2018 to state his case that natural grass fields provide a much lower risk for injuries, compared to artificial surfaces, during practices and games. The analysis shows that NFL...