What can Kikuyu do that other grasses can’t?

As one of Australia’s favourite grasses, Kikuyu has made a name for itself as a go-to choice for generations of Aussie home owners. But what exactly does kikuyu turf bring to the table that other grasses don’t? Let’s take a look at a hit list of Kikuyu’s defining characteristics. Easy establishment Kikuyu grass is incredibly […]


Should I water my Sir Walter in a drought?

In most areas of Australia drought is simply a fact of life. Whether we’re talking the dry season experienced in Far North Queensland or the bushfire prone summers of South Australia and Victoria, almost every Australian will see periods of zero rain lasting weeks at a time during a normal year. Such extreme weather can […]


How Kikuyu became one of Australia’s favourite grasses

Kikuyu has been one of Australia’s favourite grasses since most of us can remember. It has lined the nation’s backyards for decades, with many of us growing up running and rolling in its deep green blades. But where did this wondergrass come from? And how did it become the Australian backyard staple that we know […]


5 reasons why lawn is better than any other outdoor ground cover

Lawns are an Australian institution, offering a beautiful yet usable ground cover to generation after generation of homeowners. But why do we Aussies love lawn so much? Why do we pick lawn solutions over other ground cover options like concrete, pavers or pebbles?Lawns are an Australian institution, offering a beautiful yet usable ground cover to […]


Do I need help to install my new turf?

You’ve ordered your new grass from your turf supplies retailer, and it’s just been unloaded in your driveway. It’s ready to be laid. But do you need professional help? Or is it a job that any old schmuck could knock over? The truth, as usual, is somewhere in between. If you’re fit, healthy and patient […]