Category Archives: Turf

Synthetic Turf? Maybe Not

At the moment Perth is running short on water and more and more people are considering synthetic turf as an alternative to natural lawn. Recently more and more businesses have sprung up selling and installing synthetic and it is something I have considered myself. But I have chosen not to. Maybe you are considering synthetic […]

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Where to Buy Sir Walter Buffalo Turf in Perth

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For the last 4 years I have been using Superior Lawns as my preferred supplier of most varieties of turf and particularly Sir Walter Softleaf Buffalo. A couple of years ago the guys at Superior began to supply the turf in ‘slabs’ rather than rolls and since then the quality has simply improved. The slabs […]

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Low Maintenance Turf?

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One of the questions I often get asked is ‘what is the cheapest and lowest maintenance turf available?’ The ‘cheapest turf’ is easy. That is almost always wintergreen, a couch lawn that can still look very good if looked after, but the question of ‘lowest maintenance’ is a little more vexed. If you want a […]

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Green Side Up

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Laying turf isn’t particularly difficult so long as you have the right tools and are prepared to work hard. The process involves a) Excavation – work out how thick the turf is, how much good soil you want to import and then excavate to that depth. b) Soil preparation – The better the base you […]

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