Have you sprayed your lawn for bindii and clover yet? Both these weeds are growing rapidly during late winter and will soon take over or set their nasty prickles that you’ll be cursing for months. So it’s time to act!

A quick and easy way to control both bindii and clover over large areas of lawn is with hose-on spray applicators. If you have a couch or kikuyu lawn, apply hose-on Yates® Weed’n’Feed®.

If you have a buffalo lawn, it’s important to choose weed killers that are safe for buffalo. Yates Buffalo PRO Weed’n’Feed has been specially designed for buffalo lawns.

Both Yates® Weed’n’Feed® and Yates Buffalo PRO Weed’n’Feed are available in large 4 L hose-on packs, which are ideal for treating large lawns.

For smaller areas, try granular Yates® Weed’n’Feed® which is applied over the lawn by hand. Alternatively, you can dilute Yates Lawn Weedkiller Bindii & Clover or Yates Buffalo PRO concentrates in a Yates Garden Sprayer to control patches of bindii and clover.

Pre-spring lawn boost


As spring approaches lawns will start to emerge from their winter slumber. We should make sure that the soil is in tip top shape and there’s enough nutrients to support all the upcoming growth. 

Yates®  Dynamic Lifter® Concentrated Lawn Food is an ideal late winter lawn food, providing the following benefits:

  • Provides a rich source of organic matter that will nurture and improve soil structure and quality.
  • Encourage hardworking earthworms and beneficial soil microorganisms.
  • Feed the lawn with fast acting nutrients to promote lush healthy green growth.

Proactive lawn insect control


Curl grubs are a common and destructive lawn insect pest during spring. Adult African black beetles mate and lay eggs during early spring, which hatch into curl grubs that chew through lawn roots and cause dying and dead patches throughout the lawn.

Baythroid Advanced Insect Killer for Lawns is a broad spectrum insecticide for control of a wide range of lawn insect pests, including adult African black beetle. Applying Baythroid Advanced Insect Killer for Lawns during late winter will help control the adult African black beetles before they’ve had a chance to lay eggs, which turn into curl grubs.

Baythroid Advanced Insect Killer for Lawns will also control adult billbug, adult Argentine stem weevil, ants and grasshoppers in lawns. For most lawn pests, Baythroid Advanced Insect Killer for Lawns can be applied by either a garden sprayer or watering can.

You'll need

Yates Weed 'n' Feed Hose-On

Yates Weed 'n' Feed Hose-on weed killer and fertiliser. Liquid hose on weedkiller with added nitrogen fertiliser for healthy green lawns.

Yates Buffalo PRO Weed 'n' Feed Hose-on

Yates Buffalo Pro Hose-on weed killer and fertiliser. A ready to use, convenient hose-on weed killer that is suitable to use on buffalo lawn with no mixing and no fuss.

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