Turf Grass Classification

[Buffalo Grass] – the Australian common name for [Stenotaphrum secundatum] aka [St Augustine Grass]

Instructional Video for Homeowners and Contractors - RE: [Buffalo Grass] - the Australian common name for Stenotaphrum secundatum aka [St Augustine Grass] - uploaded to Youtube at https://www.youtube.com/user/YourLawnAndGarden on 17/1/2016      For more info on Caring for your lawn go to http://LawnGreen.com.au/category/lawn-care-tips/ If You want more information about Caring for Your ... [Continue Reading]

Sir Walter Weed Control and How To Care for your Sir Walter Buffalo Lawn – Lawn Green Lawn Care

Sir Walter Weed Control can be carried out effectively if the Lawn Carer understands some basics of Lawn Turf Grasses and available Lawn Care products. Sir Walter, Australia’s most popular and best selling Buffalo Turf grass, is highly regarded as a recreational (warm season) turf grass not just for its aesthetic good looks but also for its high tolerance of herbicides registered for the control ... [Continue Reading]

Kikuyu Lawn Care and Maintenance Tips for lawn mowing contractors, landscapers and home owners – Lawn Green Lawn Care

Kikuyu Lawn Care and Maintenance Tips Kikuyu Lawn Care and Maintenance Tips are a must for lawn mowing contractors, landscapers and home owners. Kikuyu Grass, like a lot of recreational turf grasses, is classified as a Warm Season turf. Warm Season grasses are different to Cool Season grasses in the way they grow. Cool Season grasses are plants that grow from seed with a single stem. These ... [Continue Reading]

St Augustine Grass Lawn Care and Maintenance Tips for landscapers and home owners – Lawn Green Lawn Care

St Augustine Lawn Care and Maintenance Tips are important to keep in mind if you are a home owner, lawn mowing contractor or landscaper. St Augustine turf is one of many different turf or grass varieties on the market. St Augustine lawn (otherwise known as Buffalo turf in Australia) is scientifically known as Stenotaphrum secundatum. There are many varieties marketed in both North America and ... [Continue Reading]

What Grass Is That? Warm Season or Cool Season Grass

What Grass is that? – is a question asked by many home owners and inexperienced lawn mowing contractors. There are many different grass types which fall into one of 2 categories of grasses: Warm or Cool Season Grasses. In Australia, especially in the temperate zone, we experience the delights offered by the four seasons of Summer, Autumn (or Fall as it is referred to in North America), Winter and ... [Continue Reading]

What Turf Grass Is That? – identification tools for lawnmowing, gardening and landscaping contractors – Lawn Green Lawn Care

What Turf Grass Is That? – another guide for lawn mowing, gardening and landscaping contractors… We know there are two (2) broad categories of grasses including Cool Season and Warm Season grasses. Cool Season grasses are those that are propagated by seed only, and generally grow with a single stem per seedling. Some of these grasses do have creeping runners (rhizomes). Warm Season grasses are ... [Continue Reading]

Sir Walter Weed Killer and Buffalo Lawn Weed Control – Lawn Green Lawn Care

Sir Walter Weed Killer is another name given to the product “Sir Walter Weed Control”. Sir Walter Weed Control is a Selective Herbicide product that targets different weeds (including bindii, clover, oxalis, dandelions and other broadleaf weeds) in buffalo grass and other lawns. The active constituents that make up this product include Bromoxynil and MCPA. The actual label name for this product ... [Continue Reading]

Buffalo ST Lawn Varieties – Lawn Green Lawn Care

Buffalo ST Lawn Varieties include the well known ST26, ST85 and ST91 Buffalograsses. Buffalo Turf grass is the common name given to Stenotaphrum secundatumin Australia, and it is otherwise known as St Augustine grass in North America. The Plant Breeders Rights (PBR) of the ST Buffalo varieties including ST26, ST85 and ST91 are owned by an American, Hugh Whiting, and his company call H&T ... [Continue Reading]

What Grass Is That – A Guide For Lawn Mowing Contractors, Gardeners and Landscapers – Lawn Green Lawn Care

What Grass is that? – This is a question that many Lawn Mowing Contractors, Gardeners and Landscapers should know the answer to. You only have to have to read some of the “Forum” websites for lawn mowing and gardening contractors to realize how ignorant many contractors are in regard to their knowledge of lawn and turf grasses. This ignorance only adds to the bad reputation these contractors have ... [Continue Reading]

St Augustine Grass Lawn Care Tips and Identification – Lawn Green Lawn Care

St Augustine Grass Identification and Lawn Care Maintenance is not as simple as it seems. An understanding of the nature and types of grasses is important to knowing how to care for different turf grasses. In Australia, the local common name (or vernacular) for St Augustine turf is Buffalo turf grass. In the North American continent, there is a group of St Augustine grasses called theST ... [Continue Reading]