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How to Deal Earth Worm Casts on Your Lawn

Is your lawn covered in worm casts? Those little slimy piles of muck can really ruin the look of your lawn, especially in September/October when the weather starts to cool and the rains arrive. But the...
lawn rust

Lawn Rust Disease: How to Identify it, Treat it and Prevent it From Returning

Lawn Rust Disease is very is a pretty common fungal disease that is generally most visible in the late Summer into early Autumn. While it can disfigure your lawn if left to spread, the good...
take all patch

Take All Patch: How to Identify it, Remove it & Prevent if Coming Back

Take all patch (formally known at Ophiobolus Patch) is a severe fungal disease that can cause major damage to your lawn. Thankfully, it's not very common but if it's not treated quickly it can take...
dog lichen in lawn

Dog Lichen in Lawns: How to Identify, Treat and Prevent it From Growing Back

In this article, we're going to take a look at Dog Lichen or as it is formally known, Petigera canina. More specifically, we're going to look at what causes it, how to get rid of...
red thread

Red Thread & Pink Patch in the Lawn: What Causes it and How to...

Does your lawn appear to have dead patches with pink or red fibres or little balls of pink fuzz running through them? Chances are you're looking at one of the most common lawn diseases around; Red...
fusarium patch

Fusarium Patch And Snow Mould: How to Identify it, Cure it and Prevent it

Have you got small brown or straw coloured patches on your lawn? Chances are your lawn has a fungal disease called Fusarium Patch, or Snow Mould. If not treated quickly, these small brown patches can grow to...
dry patch

Dry Patch in Your Lawn: The Cause and the Cure

Does your lawn suffer from brown patches that don't recover, no matter how much you water them? If so, it could be the result of a condition called 'Dry Patch'. It's not technically a lawn...
how to get rid of moles

How to Get Rid of Moles From Your Garden Lawn

If you live in a city, town or suburb, Moles will rarely be a problem in your lawn. However, if you live out in the country, they can be your lawns worst enemy. You'll rarely...
leatherjackets

Leatherjackets: How to Remove Cranefly Larvae and Prevent them Coming Back

In most cases, having Leatherjackets in your lawn is perfectly normal. They're part of the natural balance of living organisms that inhabit your turf and should be nothing to worry about. However, infestations can result...
ants in lawn

How to Kill Ants in Your Lawn, Remove the Ant Hills and Prevent Them...

Ants in your lawn can be a nuisance. They can cause significant cosmetic damage to your lawn as they create mounds of excavated soil on the surface of your lawn (known as ant hills). But ants...

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