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Learning how to take care of your lawn? Whether you have recently installed brand new rolls of turf or are just looking to maintain your well-established grass, fertilising is a great way to achieve a sturdy-looking lawn. As Sydney’s leading turf supplier, we know exactly what a good fertilising schedule can do for your turf. If it was a healthy, vigorous good looking lawn you were after, then fertilising is exactly what you need.

Why should I Fertilise?

Why should I Fertilise?

When sticking to a frequent schedule, a healthy fertilised lawn remains uniform and maintains its original grass species, being usually weed-free.

The regular growth of a well-fertilised lawn helps decrease the amount of mowing. It is also stronger and less susceptible to diseases, stress and damage.

When should I Fertilise?

When should I Fertilise?

We recommended waiting at least 5 weeks after installation to fertilise your new lawn. A regular routine of fertilising every 6 – 8 weeks should then be implemented.

You should be fertilising heavily in autumn (March and April), to ensure the lawn stays strong as it goes into winter. Due to winter being a peak stress time, this can help take any stress off your lawn.

By continuing heavy fertilising in early winter, you will keep the lawn as green as it can be for as long as possible.

What sort of Fertiliser should I use?

What sort of Fertiliser should I use?

Lawn fertilisers are very different from standard garden fertilisers. We recommend choosing a lawn fertiliser that has about twice as much nitrogen as potassium, but with only 1-2% phosphorous.

If you were looking for the best possible fertiliser to keep your lawn looking strong and healthy, give us a call so we can recommend the best product for your lawn. This is especially important with soft leaf buffalo grass such as Sir Walter as the best product for these varieties is a slow-release fertiliser such as a Sir Walter fertiliser, which is available for purchase from our farm.

How should I apply the Fertiliser?

How should I apply the Fertiliser?

When applying the fertiliser, spread the fertiliser evenly with a gloved hand or with a hand trolley. Water the fertiliser in immediately to prevent it from burning the grass.

You can also use a drop fertiliser trolley to apply fertiliser on larger lawns. Liquid hose-on fertilisers can also make fertilising large areas easier.

Learn more about preparing your site, laying your turf, watering, turf maintenanceinsects and weedsturf diseases, or visit our lawn care store.

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Below is a general turf maintenance chart that will ensure your lawn looks good all-year-round. Please consult with your turf supplier to check that this is the right routine for your turf variety as some may vary depending on the location and weather conditions.


For a healthy green lawn, fertilise every 6-8 weeks


Spray your lawn with grub killer and fungicide in the warmer, humid months

Weed Spraying

During the cooler time of year to prevent excessive damage to turf

Top Dressing

During spring time when your lawn is growing more rapidly


Find the perfect turf variety for your lawn

Explore our range and find the right grass for your lawn.

  • Sir Walter Buffalo Turf

    Sir Walter Buffalo Turf

    Low maintenance and great for active families.

    AUD$ 15.00 Including GST per m2
  • TifTuf Bermuda Grass

    TifTuf Bermuda Grass

    A great looking lawn with little water requirements.

    AUD$ 14.00 Including GST per m2
  • Sir Grange Zoysia

    Sir Grange Zoysia

    Recommended for homes with lots of shade.

    AUD$ 25.00 Including GST per m2
  • Zoysia Australis Turf

    Zoysia Australis Turf

    Great all-rounder turf for families and pets.

    AUD$ 15.00 Including GST per m2
  • Eureka Kikuyu PBR Turf

    Eureka Kikuyu PBR Turf

    A vibrant grass that is perfect for kids and pets.

    AUD$ 8.80 Including GST per m2
  • Nullarbor Couch Turf

    Nullarbor Couch Turf

    The ideal grass for properties with traffic.

    AUD$ 7.70 Including GST per m2


Get value for your money by ordering quality turf from the professionals who care.

Exceptional service

Exceptional service

We take pride in providing helpful and responsive customer service. Our friendly staff can answer your questions and help you select the right turf for you.

Direct from the farmer

Direct from the farmer

Our turf is all freshly harvested to order and promptly delivered to ensure ultimate freshness, always ensuring our customers only receive turf of the highest quality.

Premium quality turf

Premium quality turf

As licensed turf farmers, we provide the highest quality turf – giving the best lawn for your property. With our AusGap certification, you can trust we only ever grow and offer the best.

Ten Year Product Warranty

Ten Year Product Warranty

There is no need to stress when purchasing our turf. Lawn Solutions Australia backs our turf and has a ten-year product warranty for your peace of mind.

Just wanted to thank the team at Sydney Lawn & Turf and how appreciative I am for your time and service. From the time we spoke over the phone with Jo who gave great advice to the time of delivery, the guys came out and laid my new lawn. Jason gave great after care advice too. I was very impressed. I will be recommending you guys to all my family and friends. Thankyou


Just a quick email to say thank you for the turf and the great service.
We will certainly be getting the turf for our front yard from you and recommending you to our friends.
Thanks again!

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