Lawn Care Tips

Lawn Green – More Lawn Care Tips (as heard on the 2UE Gardening Show on the 8th January, 2005)

With good lawnmowing technique you prevent and minimise lawn thatch buildup. Lawn thatch is dead plant material buildup, and is a breeding ground for disease, fungus and pest insects. By using a cylinder mower you automatically prevent thatch buildup. With a rotary mower it is important to mow the lawn in one direction one week, then…

Lawn Care Tips

Lawn Green Lawn Aeration using Lawn Coring and Lawn Aerators

Why Lawn Coring or Lawn Aeration? Soils with a high percentage of clay become very hard and compacted. This makes it difficult for water, fertilizer, air and grass roots to penetrate into the soil. Compaction also contributes to buildup of thatch. Lawn aeration (also known as core cultivation, lawn coring or plugging) is a process…