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Paspalum Weed

Paspalum Weed

Paspalum can be a very difficult weed to kill in most Australian lawns including buffalo, and continues to be one of the most hated weeds in the country. Once established in a lawn it has the ability to grow low and beneath lawn mower blades, enabling it to continue...
Nut Grass – Identification and Control

Nut Grass – Identification and Control

Nut Grass is an annoying fast-spreading long-living perennial lawn weed that grows from underground tubers. It is from the sedge family of weeds – other names are nut sedge, coco grass and Java grass – and it loves hot weather and areas with poor drainage. Nut Grass...
Identifying and Treating Summer Weeds

Identifying and Treating Summer Weeds

After hours of toil, watering and care, there’s nothing quite like having your lawn looking absolutely great just in time for summer. However try as you might, there always seems to be a pesky weed or two that makes it through, and if we’re not careful, one weed can...
Onion Weed Removal

Onion Weed Removal

Onion weed is a proclaimed noxious weed for most of Australia, it is a perennial weed with thin green strappy leaves growing from a mainly white bulb which gives off an onion smell when crushed. Flowers grow at the top of a long stalk and are mainly white. The...
Buffalo Grass Seeds?

Buffalo Grass Seeds?

It is one of the most common questions that people ask our growers, some people have a few bare patches in their lawn and think they can throw down some buffalo seeds and it will fix the issue. Or they also ask if they can put down seed and have a buffalo lawn at a...
Do you have a thatch issue?

Do you have a thatch issue?

Buffalo lawns produce a series of thick stemmed stolons or runners which create a thatch layer. When each new generation of stolons is produced, the new grows above the old and this is how your green Buffalo lawn is maintained. The thickness of the stems can...
How to fix Brown Patch

How to fix Brown Patch

So the east coast has had a lot of rain recently, but it is starting to warm up, so it’s a good idea to keep an eye out for Brown Patch, or Rhizoctonia solani. This is a common issue with Wintergrass, Couch, Bentgrass, Fescues, Kentucky Bluegrass, Ryegrass &...
3 Reasons to have Kings Pride Buffalo

3 Reasons to have Kings Pride Buffalo

Extremely Shade Tolerant Our Kings Pride Buffalo turf loves a full sun environment and will provide beautiful lawn coverage in the open areas of your garden. However, shade tolerance is a very important consideration when it comes to choosing your lawn. In Australia a...
Adding Urea to fertiliser?

Adding Urea to fertiliser?

Do you add urea to your fertiliser, sure it’ll make it green for a bit – but it’ll get hungry. Lets take a look at Nitrogen. Nitrogen in the soil is the most important element for plant development. It is required in large amounts and must be added...
How Often to Mow Buffalo Grass in Summer

How Often to Mow Buffalo Grass in Summer

A healthy Kings Pride Buffalo grass lawn can grow at an extremely fast rate. In fact, a Kings Pride Buffalo lawn which is receiving adequate water and nutrients can grow up to a half a foot high every fortnight in the peak of summer. So just how often should a Kings...