Questions tagged: lawn

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Peter
Answer: Creeping Oxalis is a particularly difficult weed to eradicate in a lawn area. It can take many years of spraying with a selective herbicide before...
Category: Lawns
Answered: 03:16PM, 29 Oct 2009
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Keith
Answer: no easy way to remove the couch effectively without harming the kikuyu. suggest spray each patch with Zero glyphosate non-selective herbicide to ki...
Category: Lawns
Tags: lawn
Answered: 07:45AM, 09 Nov 2009
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colin
Answer: as per label, hose-on Weed N Feed shouldn’t be used on new lawns less than 3 months old. best option is hand weeding at this stage before th...
Category: Lawns
Tags: lawn, weeds
Answered: 08:55AM, 09 Nov 2009
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Jane
Answer: If necessary wait at least 4-5 weeks and avoid using more than 2 or 3 times per year. Don’t use the clippings for compost from the first mow...
Category: Lawns
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Answered: 08:48AM, 17 Nov 2009
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Treacey
Answer: Hi Treacey, sometimes if the weeds are very mature they are harder to kill, particularly dandelions which develop a large tap root. if they are st...
Category: Lawns
Tags: lawn, weeds
Answered: 07:13AM, 18 Nov 2009
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Tony
Answer: Hi Tony, very hard to advise without knowing what type of turf this is. Running grasses such as couch and kikuyu will bounce back with lots of wat...
Category: Lawns
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Answered: 09:27AM, 18 Jan 2010
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Katie
Answer: Hi Katie, ideally fertilise first if you can and this will increase effectiveness of the herbicide. Granular Dynamic Lifter for Lawns is ideal. Ho...
Category: Lawns
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Answered: 11:53AM, 20 Jan 2010
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jane
Answer: Hi Jane, if Dynamic Lifter was applied evenly at the directed rate per m2, it would not be the cause, especially if there has been lots of rain. Dy...
Category: Fertilising
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Answered: 02:04PM, 16 Feb 2010
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Vivienne
Answer: Dear Vivienne, Because you have guinea pigs that graze on your lawn area the safest method of removing the weeds in your lawn is by hand. We would...
Category: Lawns
Answered: 01:48PM, 12 Mar 2010
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Michael
Answer: Hi there, What you would need to do is to spray some Zero glyphosate on the weeds and wait for them to die down.this may take a couple of weeks dep...
Category: Lawns
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Answered: 01:55PM, 12 Mar 2010
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grant
Answer: Hi Grant, Winter grass killer only has registration for common couch and buffalo. I would probably concentrate on recovering your lawn with some se...
Category: Weeds
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Answered: 10:14AM, 15 Apr 2010
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Stephanie
Answer: Hi Stephanie, the only solution is to lay out some chicken wire suspended about 15cm on some short sticks. If the area is to big you might have to ...
Category: Lawns
Tags: lawn
Answered: 01:14PM, 16 Apr 2010
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Lisa
Answer: Hi Lisa, They normally dry out and break down into the ground after a while.Its a good idea to areate your lawn to let some oxygen in,this will als...
Category: Lawns
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Answered: 08:09AM, 19 Apr 2010
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ronald
Answer: Sorry there is no selective herbicide that will be safe to use on your kentucky blue grass.
Category: Lawns
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Answered: 07:16AM, 30 Apr 2010
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Mathew
Answer: dear Mathew, Yates Bindii & Clover Weeder is registered for use on kikuyu lawns. Before applying the product be sure to measure the area of law...
Category: Lawns
Answered: 10:32AM, 04 May 2010
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Tom
Answer: Hi there Tom, We do not have this type of seed in our lawn seed range.You may need to contact your local turf farm to find out whether it is availa...
Category: Lawns
Tags: lawn
Answered: 08:05AM, 14 May 2010
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nick
Answer: Hi there, It depends how much you spilt on there. It may cause some damage so you will have to use some seaweed solution to help it come back.
Category: Lawns
Tags: lawn
Answered: 07:20AM, 25 Jun 2010
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darrin
Answer: Hi Darrin, hard to say without a proper site analysis, but you may need to install sub-soil drainage. A landscape contractor or professional garden...
Category: Lawns
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Answered: 09:59AM, 19 Jul 2010
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Peter
Answer: Dear Peter, If you have an established shade tolerant buffalo lawn, Buffalo Pro can be used to control bindii and broadleaf weeds. The contents in...
Category: Lawns
Tags: Buffalo Pro, lawn
Answered: 02:31PM, 10 Aug 2010
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Zane
Answer: Dear Zane, There are two Yates products that can be used to eliminate the weeds in your lawn area. Depending upon the type of grass that you have,...
Answered: 08:56AM, 11 Aug 2010
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Stephen
Answer: Dear Stephen, Yates do have selective herbicides that you can use on your established couch lawn to eradicate any weeds that are growing in it. Th...
Answered: 09:46AM, 14 Sep 2010
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Brian
Answer: Dear Brian, Is it the hose-on Weed n Feed you are using or the granular Weed n Feed? If it is the hose-on Weed n Feed product, wait 7 days after ap...
Answered: 04:38PM, 15 Oct 2010
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Cath
Answer: Dear Cath, With regard to domestic pets such as dogs/cats when using the Weed & Feed liquid product, it is important to put your pet in a safe ...
Answered: 09:41AM, 26 Oct 2010
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Stephen
Answer: Dear Stephen, The active ingredient in Lush Bindii & Broadleaf will not kill rye grass. Winter Grass Killer is used specifically to kill winte...
Answered: 04:47PM, 26 Oct 2010
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mary
Answer: Dear Mary, Drainage is a very important part of successfully growing turf. I am not sure why the water is accumulating in this area if you have alr...
Category: Lawns
Answered: 11:18AM, 10 Dec 2010
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David
Answer: Dear David, We would suggest that you don’t fertilise your newly laid lawn until it is three months old. After that period of time you can t...
Answered: 01:34PM, 30 Dec 2010
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Peter
Answer: Dear Peter, We do not suggest that you spot spray with Lush Bindii & Broadleaf Weeder on your buffalo lawn. You need to follow the directions c...
Answered: 11:06AM, 25 May 2011
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Lloyd
Answer: Hi Lloyd, Zero is a total herbicide which is used to kill grass prior to laying a new lawn, as it does not leave any residues in the soil. The more...
Category: Lawns
Tags: zero, lawn
Answered: 01:17PM, 16 Aug 2011
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chris
Answer: Hi Chris, If there is a bare patch in the lawn you can top dress with a mix of sand and soil or purchase a topdressing product. You could also app...
Category: Lawns
Tags: lawn
Answered: 02:27PM, 23 Sep 2011
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Fiona
Answer: Hi Fiona, It may take some time for the soil to recover. Adding cow manure and soil underlay may help prior to replacing the turf. Every two mont...
Category: Lawns
Tags: lawn
Answered: 12:01PM, 13 Oct 2011