Turf all year round

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We are lucky to have a climate that allows for the installation of Turfco turf all year round.

From how much water you need in summer for your new lawn to establishing a new lawn in winter, here are some useful Turfco tips on how to install your new lawn all year round.

Establishing a new lawn in spring

In spring your new will actively start to establish quite quickly. Always use a lawn starter such as Lawn Solutions Australia Lawn Launcher and water your new lawn twice a day for the first couple of weeks. Ensure the roots are kept moist at all times. Once your Turfco lawn is established you can gradually reduce the amount you water as required.

Establishing a new lawn in summer

An Aussie summer can be brutal! Especially here on the South Coast and in the Southern Highlands. Even our most drought tolerant lawn  will require a good amount of water in the early days. It is essential to water your new lawn twice a day for at least the first couple of weeks. Don’t forget – long, deep soakings are best. Don’t forget the lawn Solutions Lawn Launcher under your turf as it has water crystals that will absorb water for greater water retention.

Establishing a new lawn in autumn

As soil temperatures begin to reduce, lawns are still growing but will take a little longer. Again, don’t forget the starter fertiliser. If we get hit with some of those strong Illawarra winds, make sure you keep the water up as this will dry out the soil quickly.

Establishing a new lawn in Winter

We are lucky enough to be able to lay turf at any time of year – even winter. While most grasses go into some form of dormancy, as long as there is no frost you can still establish your new lawn. Generally, most coastal areas still have adequate warmth in the soil to allow the new lawn to establish, albeit much slower than normal. You probably won’t see much leaf growth until the weather picks up. But, as long as there is no frost, your new lawn will establish and you’ll be ready to enjoy your garden when the sun comes back.   Turfco have a turf type to suit every situation. From Australia’s number 1 buffalo lawn, Sir Walter DNA Certified to TifTuf Hybrid Bermuda and Sir Grange Zoysia through to Eureka Kikuyu. Call us on 1300 TURFCO for more information on establishing your new lawn at any time of year.

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

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

Sincere thanks for your generosity with the recent supply of turf to Ray Robinson Oval – it's assisted immensely with upkeep and preseason preparation.

Fernhill Soccer Club

Thank you for your professionalism and attention to detail with the installation of Sir Walter. It has transformed our newly built home with the finishing touch it so desperately needed.

Tim, South Nowra

Nathan, Josh and Brendon were a delight to deal with and did a fantastic job.

Patrick, Illawong 

Jed and his buddy are wonderful. You guys are a real credit to Turfco.

Robyn, Greenwell Point 

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

The area is looking excellent – a huge improvement on the original! I appreciate your team's efforts.

Lile, Keiraville 

Please 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

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!

Greenhills Beach - Belinda Roberts

Big thanks to Marcus Josh and Jed – very professional, courteous with nothing being a problem, a job well done and another happy customer – will not hesitate to recommend you guys.

Kevin, Port Kembla 

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

Jim's Mowing, Kiama

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

Gary, Berry

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

Bronwyn, Vincentia

Very very happy with the service we received, everyone was courteous, polite and professional.
Would definitely use your company again in the future.

Karen, Mt Pleasant

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.

Surf Beach - Ann

Thanks Joe and Marcus for everything and to the guys that did the lawn, they were fantastic and did a great job.

Melinda, Renwick

Jed and Jamie worked their butts off today and did a fantastic job turfing our front lawn. Your whole operation is totally professional and we could not be more pleased with the end result.

Tony, Sutherland

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.

Lake Conjola - Mark

These guys were awesome! Nothing was too much to ask. Thanks again.

Susan, South Coast NSW

I am amazed at the difference the turf installation has made to the backyard. You made everything so very easy, I will certainly be recommending you. If I need turf again Turfco will be the first company I turn to.

Margarethe, Shellharbour

Great product, excellent service and the most professional experience we have had so far with our renovation. Please use us as a referee to other potential clients, they won't regret it.

Victoria & Gary, Illawarra

Excellent customer service. Marcus gave good advice on what turf to use and had no problems coming a second time to help us keep in budget. The team were polite, friendly, efficient and did a terrific job on our large backyard. It looks amazing. 

Anon, Berry

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

Matt, Wollongong

Marcus and 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

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

 Mick, Wollongong

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, Jervis Bay

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

Mark, Wollongong