LAWN CARE ADVICE FOR WA CONDITIONS

This page is a collection of articles written by Silverstone Gardening to help you get amazing results in your lawns. This advice is specific to Perth, Western Australia.

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Which fertilisers are best for WA lawns?

Which fertilisers are best for WA lawns?

What’s the best lawn fertiliser for my lawn? A full guide. For new gardeners and lawn lovers picking…

Jun 23, 20227 min read
The Complete Lawn Fertiliser Guide

The Complete Lawn Fertiliser Guide

The most common questions we get asked about lawn fertiliser If you are a lawn lover, learning about…

Jun 22, 202211 min read
4 ‘No Dig’ Ways To Fix Your Sandy Perth Soil: Lawns And Gardens

4 ‘No Dig’ Ways To Fix Your Sandy Perth Soil: Lawns And Gardens

Perth’s sandy soils can be a huge challenge for gardeners and lawn lovers. The soils we have are…

Jun 18, 20227 min read
How often should a lawn be cut in Perth?

How often should a lawn be cut in Perth?

How often should a lawn be cut in Perth? The simple answer is that it depends on what…

Jun 16, 20223 min read
The $8 hack that can help you control Guildford Grass in your lawn

The $8 hack that can help you control Guildford Grass in your lawn

Guildford Grass, commonly known as Onion Grass, is one of the hardest weeds to control in lawn. Manual…

Jun 11, 20221 min read
How much water do I need to correctly apply Bin-Die or Bow and Arrow?

How much water do I need to correctly apply Bin-Die or Bow and Arrow?

A common point of confusion If you are starting out in lawn care, it can be really confusing…

Jun 11, 20223 min read
How to avoid the 3 most common mistakes beginners make when applying Bow & Arrow/Bin-Die

How to avoid the 3 most common mistakes beginners make when applying Bow & Arrow/Bin-Die

Selective weed sprays can be quite complicated and this is especially true when using them for the first…

Jun 11, 20225 min read
The power of quality wetting agents

The power of quality wetting agents

High quality wetting agents are a super power for WA lawn and garden lovers. If you want to…

Jun 10, 20222 min read
Lawn Seed: the misleading trick lawn seed companies use to get more sales and how it can ruin the look of your lawn

Lawn Seed: the misleading trick lawn seed companies use to get more sales and how it can ruin the look of your lawn

If you are looking to fix some patches in your Kikuyu or Couch lawn, a common method would…

Jun 10, 20225 min read
Why Urea is bad for WA home lawns (+ 4 great alternatives!)

Why Urea is bad for WA home lawns (+ 4 great alternatives!)

Don’t get me wrong, urea has a place in lawn and garden care, but if you are looking…

Jun 9, 20223 min read
The 3 worst lawn aeration products from Bunnings (and 3 great alternatives!)

The 3 worst lawn aeration products from Bunnings (and 3 great alternatives!)

After more than 10 years of helping home owners with their lawns, it is unfortunately way too common…

Jun 9, 20228 min read
Brilliant lawn without wasting water: a monthly watering guide for serious WA lawn lovers

Brilliant lawn without wasting water: a monthly watering guide for serious WA lawn lovers

A year long calendar guide to help you with you watering. The photos above are of my lawn.…

Jun 9, 20223 min read
Your lawn needs water – here’s how you can give it the perfect amount

Your lawn needs water – here’s how you can give it the perfect amount

Having a beautiful lawn and being water wise? It is possible. Water is the most important aspect for…

Jun 9, 20223 min read
The data-driven reasons why the WA ‘bore ban’ will not hurt smart lawn lovers

The data-driven reasons why the WA ‘bore ban’ will not hurt smart lawn lovers

On the 1st of September 2022, WA bore users will have their watering days reduced from three days…

Jun 9, 20224 min read
Why Weed and Feed is notoriously ineffective + weed products that actually work!

Why Weed and Feed is notoriously ineffective + weed products that actually work!

Weed and Feed and other hose-on herbicide products are notoriously bad. In this video, I explain why. Below…

Oct 18, 20211 min read
5 Quick Tips for a Beautiful Lawn

5 Quick Tips for a Beautiful Lawn

For a lot of people having a great lawn is a mystery. Whilst there is no single “Magic…

Feb 10, 20214 min read
3 Tips For Higher Quality Lawn Mowing

3 Tips For Higher Quality Lawn Mowing

I have spent over 10 years maintaining high quality lawns. In this blog I want to give you…

Dec 13, 20204 min read
Why Aeration is Crucial for Lawn Health

Why Aeration is Crucial for Lawn Health

A picture is worth 1000 words. This lawn in Canning Vale was struggling for health only 9 weeks…

Dec 13, 20203 min read
Don’t underestimate the power of fertiliser for WA lawns and gardens

Don’t underestimate the power of fertiliser for WA lawns and gardens

After more than 10 years of gardening, helping thousands of clients across Perth’s suburbs there have been several…

Dec 13, 20205 min read
4 Tips for Perth Lawn Care in Autumn

4 Tips for Perth Lawn Care in Autumn

If you are looking for a beautiful lawn in WA condition this Autumn then here are 4 tips…

Apr 1, 20204 min read
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