Frequently Asked Questions

What size are the rolls of turf?

All our rolls are 1.8m long by 0.585m wide. 1 roll = 1 square metre.

How/when should I fertilise my lawn?

We recommend fertilising your lawn 3 times a year with Sir Walter Fertiliser. Check out our seasonal lawn care calendar for the best time of year to do so.

How long until I mow my new lawn for the first time?

Mowing a new lawn should be undertaken when no new slabs of turf can be picked up, when every slab has established into the turf underlay. Mow at the highest setting for the first couple of mows.

What can I do about urine burns on the grass from my dog?

This can be easily solved by adding dog rocks to your dog’s water bowl and the burn patches should stop. These are available for purchase from the Lawn Store.

I have purple coloured seed heads on my Sir Walter? How do I get rid of them?

When Sir Walter is hungry or in distress it will shoot out seed heads. This is Sir Walter’s way of going into survival mode and lets you know that it requires a feed with Sir Walter Fertiliser and a good watering.

Do I need to lay my turf the day I receive it?

We absolutely recommend laying your turf the same day you receive it. As turf is a green life product, it is extremely important that you give your lawn the best chance of establishing by laying it back on soil as soon as possible.

Should I fertilise before I spray for weeds?

It can be done before or after fertilising. Using a weed control product will get rid of the weeds, following up with fertiliser will strengthen the grass to help choke out future weeds and kill them at a faster rate. By fertilising first you are also feeding the weeds, but it doesn’t really matter provided the weeds are treated with a weed control product shortly after.

How does Grub Guard work?

Simply use pre-mixed Grub Guard and spray the affected and surrounding areas. Grub Guard is not hazardous and therefore no gloves are needed, it is worth noting that some grubs may take up to 2 applications.

When should I use Lawn Rescue?

Lawn Rescue can be used as soon as the turf is laid as a starter fertiliser if Sir Launcher was not applied underneath. This can also be used as a lawn multivitamin or a ‘quick fix’ to pretty up the lawn rapidly, keeping in mind that Lawn Rescue is only a tissue fertiliser fertilising only the leaf.

Do I need to top dress my lawn?

Topdressing is only recommended for fixing any uneven levels in your lawn that may have appeared over time. Other than this, top dressing is not really required.

Got any questions that we haven’t answered here?

Give Turfco a call on 1300 TURFCO (1300 887 326) and we would be more than happy to help.

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  • Thanks very much for the photos!  The area is looking excellent - a huge improvement on the original !!  I appreciate all your team's efforts and hopefully we'll be able to successfully maintain the turf until it is well established!

    - Lile, Keiraville

  • These guys were awesome! Nothing was too much to ask, Thanks guys

    - Susan, Tapitallee

  • Thank you Marcus & Joe for such excellent customer service. Marcus gave us good advice on what turf to use and had no problems coming to offer his advice a second time to help us keep to our budget. Joe and his team were polite, friendly and efficient and did a terrific job on our very large backyard. It looks amazing. We've mowed it twice now and it looks like it has been there forever.

    - Berry

  • Thank you for your help in the installation of our new turf – I am really happy with it and amazed at what a difference it has made to the backyard. Your company made everything so very easy, I will certainly be recommending you. If ever I need turf laid again Turfco will be the first company I turn to.

    - Margarethe, Shellharbour

  • Fantastic , I bought it online Wednesday and it was delivered to my door on Friday, doesn't get any better than that. Thanks

    - Warwick, Goulburn

  • Thank you for a quick and professional job at our school.

    - Mark, Warilla High School

  • Hi Marcus , just to let you know that the boys and yourself are a credit to your company. Their work ethics are second to none. Thank you.

    - Mark, Lake Conjola

  • I just want to thank yourself and Marcus for everything and to the guys that did the job, they were fantastic and did a great job.

    - Melinda, Renwick

  • The boys who laid the lawn were AWESOME . .. very polite , worked hard and more than helpful with instructions for care.

    - Bronwyn, Vincentia

  • Thanks Marcus! I have to say you and your team are one of the most professional trades I have come across and the lawn looks great! 

    - Belinda, Greenhills Beach

  • Product arrived with good grass growth and a nice root mass. Please pass on my thanks to your team.

    - John, Jim's Mowing, Kiama

  • Hi Marcus & Jed, thanks again for your work, we really love our lawn!

    - Gary, Berry

  • I would just like to thank you and particularly Jed and Jamie who worked their butts off today, and have done a fantastic job turfing our front lawn.   Your whole operation is totally professional and  we could not be more pleased with the end result.   Thanks again.

    - Tony & Kay, Sutherland

  • Just a quick note to thank your guy for a great install - we had the perfect weather for laying (rained all day !!!) Looking a treat and I'll be in touch for more just as soon as this lot is established.

    - Michael, Tallong

  • The new lawn looks great! Thank you very much the boys did a top job.

    - Matt, Wollongong

  • Thanks Marcus! I have to say you and your team are one of the most professional trades I have come across and the lawn looks great!

    - Belinda Roberts, Greenhills Beach

  • Joe, Scott and the team did a great job yesterday and despite having all four seasons during the afternoon, we smashed the turf laying records and got the job done.

    - Jeff, Kangaroo Valley

  • Turfco did an amazing job at my place and now I want to repeat it!

    - Reece, Hyams Beach

  • Both Marcus & Joe are very professional and know exactly what they are doing; their friendly personalities and workmanship makes them a credit to your company.

    - James, South Coast NSW

  • Just a quick message to say a big thank you to the driver who delivered the Turf on Saturday. He placed the turf in positions that made it easier for our guys to lay the turf. Thanks again.

    - Ann, Surf Beach

  • Thank you for the great job your guy did on Wednesday. I recommend you guys to everyone. Thanks heaps!

    - Mick, Lake Heights

  • Just like to say a big thanks to Marcus Josh and Jed, all very professional, courteous with nothing being a problem, a job well done and another happy customer,will not hesitate to recommend you guys.

    - Kevin and Florence Handford, Port Kembla

  • Just wanted to thank you for the great product excellent service and the most professional experience we have had so far with our renovation. Josh and Joe were fantastic. Please feel free to use us as a referee to other potential clients, they won't regret it.

    - Victoria & Gary, Illawarra

  • Our lawn is looking great, I'm really happy with it; I never thought I would be a lawn person but turns out I am!

    - Mick, West Wollongong

  • We were very very happy with the service we received, everyone we were involved with were courteous, polite and professional. Would definitely use your company again in the future.

    - Karen, Mt Pleasant