Tips & Ideas

Want some Lawn Mowing tips? We all know that lawns love to grow fast in Summer but are you trimming your lawn too short? I bet some of you out there are doing just that. I know, it's easy to knock it down nice and low to save you a weeks mowing. But by doing this you could be slowly ruining your lawn. Green and Home prefer to take only 1/3 of…
Step 1. Site Preparation  The first thing we do at Green and Home when given enough time is to spray the existing lawn with Round Up or any non selective herbicide. Allow 10 - 14 days for the old lawn to completely die off. Next up it's time to remove your dead lawn. This is simple... if your lawn is only a small area just dig it up. Grab a…
If you haven’t begun preparing your lawn for the warmer months, now is the time to start. Prepping your lawn now will make sure, come spring and summer, your grass will always be greener Australia’s iconic lawn care company Victa have produced some handy tips to make sure your lawn is looking its best coming into spring. 1. Do a good scan of your yard and remove any sticks. Rake…
One of the benefits resulting from the diminishing rainfall now being experienced Australia wide is the growing realisation by the community that there are alternatives to the vast areas of lawn traditionally found around suburban houses. The new trend toward smaller property sizes has also caused people to look at more practical uses that could be made of the surrounds to their homes. One of the fastest growth areas experienced…
For most of us, winter is not the ideal time to show off your outdoor area. The colder months can drain the life from your lawn, leaving it a listless shadow of its normally lustrous summer self.But for the informed homeowner, there are ways to limit the decline of your lawn during winter to having it still looking healthy and full of life. Synonymous with lawn maintenance in Australia, mower…