Autumn – Time to fertilise the lawn!

Fertilise in April for a better Winter colour! At Advance Turf, there’s nothing we love more than lush green lawn that keeps a nice colour – even over the dormancy period! Most people don’t realise it, but Autumn is a very important time of the year for your turf. It’s so crucial during Autumn to prepare your lawn for…

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Male Sterile Kikuyu

The Kikuyu grown here at Advance Turf is sometimes confused with the common self-seeding Kikuyu which spreads fairly quickly – often into areas where it isn’t wanted! Many people complain that their Kikuyu spreads into their garden beds and under their pavings! However our Mallee Kikuyu is a Male Sterile Kikuyu and as the name…

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Jumping for joy over new turf!

Students from Beaumaris North Primary School jump for joy over new turf!   It all began with a wonderful presentation submitted from parents Loretta Green and Samantha Davies to the Victorian School Gardens Awards 2013. The school grounds had been left I poor condition after recent buildings works so since 2010, teachers, students and their…

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The Environmental Benefits of Turfgrass

The environmental benefits of turf grasses has recently been well researched and documented.  The following is a snapshot of some of the key benefit findings of recent studies.   FUNCTIONAL & CLIMATIC BENEFITS Climate is controlled at ground level by turf grasses as they cool temperatures appreciably, thus working as exterior “air conditioners.” Dust and…

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Back to the Future!

It’s easy to understand why the original owners of the successful local turf farm Advance Turf are so proud of their achievements in the early days of the farm’s establishment. Mac and Di Angus established the turf farm in the late 1980’s with just a few acres. Mac had an instinctive feeling that farming grass…

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Roll out the green carpet!

Kings Pride Soft Leaf Buffalo Soft Leaf Buffalo is a new Australian lawn that was discovered growing wild in Australia. Independent National Trials conducted by Horticulture Australia have found that the Kings Pride Soft Leaf Buffalo Soft Leaf Buffalo grass delivered a softer, greener, hardwearing lawn all year round. Kings Pride Soft Leaf Buffalo rated…

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Real Grass vs Artificial Grass

With the new brands of artificial grass that have come out, it’s important to make an informed decision on which you decide to choose for your purpose. The following is a comparison based on objective research that has been conducted on this topic.  They have been compared against a number of criteria that a prospective…

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