Tag Archives: laying turf

Reticulation Control Boxes Supplied and Fitted in Perth

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The ESP-RZX Controller provides zone based set up that is easier to understand by untrained users. We supply and fi, 6 and 8 zone models at $385.00 inc GST and $415.00 inc GST respectively. These controllers are easy to use, have a 3 year warranty and no dials to get sticky or break off. The […]

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New Turf in Carramar

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We haven’t had a heap on over winter, but here’s a job I did last week removing old patchy turf and replacing it with brand new wintergreen. We began by removing the old grass and spreading 40ml of lawn mix all over the 90m to be turfed. With some care we were able to avoid […]

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How Long Should My Sprinklers Be on For?

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This is not what you want your lawn to look like! Currently the Water Authority is advertising on TV that sprinklers should be on for 10 minutes per station, which is somewhat misleading. I had a client recently send me this photo of her new lawn saying she is struggling to keep it alive on […]

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Kinross Irrigation and Reticulation Servicing and Repair

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We do a lot of work in Kinross and can give you prompt reliable service often on the same day you call. We will help you get your reticulation sorted and running optimally. Or if your yard needs a complete makeover give us a call and we can arrange everything from bobcat to soil to retic […]

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Joondalup Irrigation Control Box Installation

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? About 18 months ago I installed a Hunter X core at a property in Joondalup and in the last month or so it has stopped operating. I went to assess it and if necessary replace it under warranty. The panel had no display and there was no power coming from the transformer, so my guess […]

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Automatic Reticulation off the Tap in Alkimos

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So you haven’t got any way of getting water to your back yard other than using a tap? Here’s a set up that can enable you to get two stations of retic functioning well. Start by removing the garden tap and then screw a 15ml brass T piece into the outlet. Then use a 15-20ml […]

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How To Program a Hunter X Core

This is the most common controller we use so for those who would like some easy to follow instructions here they are courtesy of Hunter Part 2 – some more advanced programming: This is the Brighton Reticulation Blog and our main site can be found here For service or advice with irrigation problems or the […]

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How to Cut Turf

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If you’re laying turf then inevitably you will need to trim it at some point. There are many ways to do this, but we have found the steak knife to be the most effective way. But not any old steak knife. Most knives will cut wintergreen and the softer turfs, but if you want to […]

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Large Scale Turf Laying

We have never had to do a job above 400sqm, but I have often wondered if there is a faster way to lay turf over large areas. Today I was visiting my parents and at the park opposite their home there were a crew out laying some new turf. It comes in 15m rolls and […]

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Transformations

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When someone calls us to get to work on their backyard or front yard then essentially what they are hoping for is a transformation – a complete facelift that will have you say ‘wow!’ We don’t often get to go back  and see how our jobs look a year or two later, but this is […]

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