black beetle on on the turf grass

African Black Beetle

These are a major problem in warm regions and damage lawns by feeding off the root system causing large patches to brown off and die. Lawns need to be sprayed as soon as brown spots appear with Baythroid to prevent further damage.

Army worm on the turf grass

Lawn Armyworm

A major problem in tropical and sub-tropical regions during the summer months. Armyworm is a moth caterpillar that feeds on the turf foliage at night. They come in large numbers and cause rapid damage as they move across turf areas. An indicator of Armyworm is the presence of red wasps. Learn hot to detect and treat armyworm an infestation. Armyworm can be sprayed with any Lawn Grub killer.

Bindii on the turf lawn

Bindii

A widespread annual weed of turf during winter and early spring. At the base of the leaves, tiny flowers are produced in spring and these turn into burrs of sharp spines. Bindii is best treated in winter, this can be sprayed with Bin-Die.

clover infection on the lawn

Clover

White Clover is a common problem in lawns and usually comes up during winter and early spring. Clover produces prostrate stems that take root at the nodes and soon form a thick green carpet. The leaves are clover-shaped and small white flowers are produced above the leaves in spring and autumn. Clover can be easily treated in most lawns with any broadleaf Lawn Weeder & Feeder. Ensure you read the instructions carefully before applying to Buffalo Lawns.

Pasapalum infected turf

Paspalum

A summer growing perennial weed and is most widespread in subtropical regions. It is a coarse leaf grass radiating from a wide crown with a deep fibrous root system. Paspalum spreads by rhizomes or from seed germinated in summer. Paspalum can be treated with PasKill.

Nut Grass

Nut Grass

Nut Grass is a brute of a lawn weed that spreads by a tough wirey root system and small nut-like tubers that form on the roots. It is a perennial weed with grass-like leaves with triangular flower stems which bear flowers and seeds in umbrella-like heads which are a reddish-purple or brown. Nut Grass is extremely difficult to kill and is best rid by digging out the whole plant making sure you remove all the roots and bulbs as any remaining will reproduce. Nut Grass must be selectively sprayed with a Glyphosate-based herbicide ensuring no chemical is applied to the surrounding lawn and will require repeat applications.

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To learn more about each turf variety, click on the icons below.

Sir Walter DNA Certified Turf

Locally grown and produced, Sir Walter DNA Certified turf is a variety that has proven to grow in the most extreme weather conditions- hot or cold. Extremely low maintenance, you’ll undoubtedly love this buffalo variety.

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    Drought Resistance
    High
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    Shade Tolerance
    High
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    Leaf
    Broad
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    Wear
    High
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    Maintenance
    Very low
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TifTuf Bermuda Turf

Almost 25 years of research has produced Tif Tuf Bermuda Turf, a resilient and beautiful grass that is made to last. With incredibly high wear and weather tolerance, this grass is perfect for high traffic areas.

  • Drought Resistance icon
    Drought Resistance
    Extremely high
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    Shade Tolerance
    Moderate
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    Leaf
    Very fine
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    Wear
    Extremely high
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    Maintenance
    Very low
TifTuf Bermuda Turf

Sir Grange Turf

A successful product from turf grass breeders, Sir Grange Zoysia is made to please. Initially created for golf courses, this manicured grass is an outstanding performer that will survive those harsh Australian droughts.

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    Drought Resistance
    Extremely high
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    Shade Tolerance
    Moderate
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    Leaf
    Fine
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    Wear
    Moderate
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    Maintenance
    Very low
Sir Grange Turf

Zoysia Australis Turf

Zoysia Australis is a tough and hardy, medium-textured Zoysia japonica with a beautiful blue/green leaf. It’s a new Zoysia variety that provides solutions for Aussie families with its ability to be installed in a wide range of areas.

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    Drought Resistance
    High
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    Shade Tolerance
    High
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    Leaf
    Fine
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    Wear
    Very High
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    Maintenance
    Low

Eureka Kikuyu Turf

Eureka Kikuyu is the perfect lawn solution for those looking for an economical all-rounder grass. Not only has it proven to survive most Australian weather climates, but it has a sturdy wear tolerance to match.

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    Drought Resistance
    Moderate
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    Shade Tolerance
    Average
  • Leaf icon
    Leaf
    Medium
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    Wear
    High
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    Maintenance
    Moderate
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Nullarbor Couch Turf

Nullarbor Couch Turf is long-lasting and easy on the eye with its fine blade and dark green colour. Affordable with a rapid recovery from wear, this grass variety would be perfect for any property.

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    Drought Resistance
    High
  • Sun behind cloud icon
    Shade Tolerance
    Average
  • Leaf icon
    Leaf
    Fine
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    Wear
    Extremely high
  • Maintenance icon
    Maintenance
    High
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Frequently Asked Questions

Interested in learning more about taking care of your lawn? Below we answer frequently asked questions asked about turf care.

  • Do I have to lay the lawn immediately or can I leave it for a few days?
  • Turf is a living, breathing plant and needs to be installed immediately when it is delivered. The turf needs to be bought into contact with the topsoil and moisture as soon as possible.

  • When is the best time to lay our new lawn?
    • A lawn put down in down in warmer weather will require more water and will take root quicker.
    • In the cooler months your lawn will not require as much water but will take longer to get established.
  • Will I be able to prepare and lay my lawn?
  • We can provide you with all the information and instructions you need to get the best results from our turf. With our step by step plan, we take you from the preparation of your land right through to the laying and maintenance of your lawn for the following years.

  • Will I be able to talk to someone should I run into any problems?
  • We don’t think you will have any problems but you can be assured we are certainly available for hands on advice. When you are successful at laying out turf then we are successful.

  • How do I get on with looking after my new lawn if water restrictions are reintroduced?
  • New water exemption for residential customers with new or renovated homes. Residential customers should contact Sydney Water on 13 20 92 during business hours and select ‘Option 2 for Water Restrictions’.

    Furthermore, you can also have a look at our article on the 2019 water restrictions which demonstrates how you can maintain a healthy lawn while obeying the law.

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