Monthly Archives: May 2011

Reticulation and Turf in Butler

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  As a local business we can offer great prices on a new Retic system or a backyard Retic and turf package. If you’ve been living in a sandpit and dreading winter when it will all turn to mud then give us a call and we can come around and discuss what you need. Winter […]

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Lawn and Retic in Yanchep

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Whether you are in old Yanchep or in the new areas we can help with your lawn and reticulation. Backyard packages (Retic & turf) are discounted over the winter period and it’s a great time to save a few $$$. Or if you live on an established property but you have never had any retic […]

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Low Voltage Reticulation Wiring

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  Reticulation wiring that leaves the control box is not dangerous. As a general rule if you feel anything when you touch the wires it will be a light buzzing in your finger tips. That’s because its low voltage – around 24v and it isn’t enough to hurt you. The Control box has an inbuilt […]

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Which One is the Common Wire to My Reticulation Solenoids?

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  Sometimes you find yourself working on a job where the original installer decided to save money by simply using the same colour wire all around. Its ‘black’ wire to the master, the stations and the common rather than the multi-core version pictured above. What happens though if your dog rips up all the rear […]

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Empire Zoyzia Turf

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Ok here’s one I prepared earlier… I don’t do a lot of Empire Zoyzia, but it’s a shame because it’s a beautiful lawn and attracts a lot of attention from passers by. One of my customers in Burns Beach tells me that people regularly stop their car, knock on his door and ask him what […]

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Sprinkler Height – DIY Installations

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  How deep do you need to dig sprinklers when installing them?   Its a common question and the simple answer is that they need to sit approx 10ml under the finished level of the turf. If you are using 2 inch sprinklers then its really important to get this right as there isn’t as […]

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Cleaning a Microspray Jet

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If you use microsprays in your garden beds then they will get blocked. Its inevitable as they have very small openings and it only takes a little grit or dirt to clog them up.     The fix is easy. Just unscrew the nozzle, get a needleor piece of wire and use the needle to […]

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Garden Reticulation – Which Method is Best?

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When it comes to watering your garden you have several choices:     a) Microsprays – these are the most commonly used product as they generate a lot of water can be targeted at individual plants and are also cheap. Their negative is that they tend to mist and a lot of their spray gets […]

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Love Your Lawn

Here’s a ┬ávery useful site on lawn care with some short snappy videos around a variety of topics. I have included a couple of the videos below:        

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Why Choose Soft Leaf Buffalo?

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I received a pamphlet in the mail today from Westland turf, one of the turf suppliers I use and these were the reasons they gave:   a) Buffalo Grass is much more tolerant of the alkaline soils than is couch grass and is highly suitable for Perth’s coastal suburbs. b) Buffalo Grass has been shown […]

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