Your Soil / Our Soil
- Sandy free draining
- Your soil very similar to our soil
- Use of Balanced fertilisers (10:1:8)
- N:P:K plus trace elements (Ca, Fe, Mg,Mn)
- Use higher “P” for new lawns and renovations
- Use higher “K” for leaf strengthening (pre winter)
- Applications of a well balanced fertiliser 3-4 times a year will keep your lawn healthy all year round.
- Alternating Gypsum & Dolomite applications helps keep soils balanced
- Using a wetting agent helps to prevent dry spots
- N:P:K and micro nutrients
- Application rate
- Targeted areas
- Watering in (Don’t be a Wally!!)
- Be environmentally aware
- Active ingredient very important
- Using label rates
- Any other special precautions
- Environmental awareness
- Warm season grasses for our climate
- Hybrid Couch (Wintergreen, Legend etc.)
- Buffalo’s (Sir Walter, Matilda etc.)
- New grass types like Paspalum’s & Zoysias
All drought tolerant
- Deep V’s Shallow irrigation
- Encourages good root growth!
- Water quality, what do you use bore or potable water? If you use bore water it is always good to give your lawn a flush with fresh water every now and then!
- Can’t beat a good dose of rain to freshen your lawn up!
- The use of native plants is the best way to have a healthy garden all year round.
- Once established native plants require very little watering as they are drought tolerant (survival of the fittest!)
The following are native to Bribie Island
- Forest Boronia
- Wallum Wedge
- Devils Rice
- Spreading Flax
- Vanilla Lily
- Long Leaved Matrush
- Weeping Baeckea
- Curlywigs & Foxtails
- Pandanus Palm
- Swordsedge, Grey Sedge & Sword Grass