Have you got a threadbare lawn that looks like it hosted a couple of rock festivals … during a flood? Does that area at the back of your house resemble a patchwork quilt of mud and wilted grass stems? Do you fear walking on your lawn in case the bindi turn your feet into pin cushions? Or perhaps you’re building your own home and want a lawn to match your amazing new house.
If you have determined that your lawn is suffering from soil compaction then you need to take action. Due to compacted soil having less space to hold the air and water that is needed for optimum lawn health it can lead to a soil which can store less water and where it’s more difficult for lawn plant roots to penetrate. It will also be harder for fertilisers and nutrients to be absorbed into the soil to do their job.
These instructions are provided as a guide only. Advanced techniques and customized equipment used by experienced installers provide excellent results, even on difficult sites. Installation specifications vary widely within the industry – beware of short cuts compromising quality!
Sir Walter is a popular turf variety for professional landscaping applications because of it’s reliability and visual appeal. This specification brochure has been developed to provide landscape architects, specifiers or commercial landscapers with detailed content on specifying Sir Walter in their next project. We have also provided brochures (in PDF form) for other Sir Walter branded products such as Fertilizer, Weed control etc.
Some handy tips from Sir Walter on lawn installation. Let us guide you on laying the perfect Aussie lawn from ground preparation, watering and fertilising to how to lay each piece of Turf, we guide you through the process.
Landscaping and turfing demand some skill with numbers, but not much beyond the simple arithmetic and geometry you probably learned at primary school. Although most of the necessary calculations are generally straightforward, it is nevertheless important that you take care to be accurate.
Sometimes you will need to excavate and remove some soil, often as part of the overall landscape process. For small areas this can be done by hand with shovels, barrows and plenty of sweat; but always remember a cold beer tastes better after a hard days graft.
Loving your lawn, your guide to the perfect Aussie Lawn is a unique lawn care guide written by Nigel Ruck. This 126 page lawn care guide is packed full of interesting and useful articles and DIY guides to help you achieve the perfect lawn.