Here's a checklist for the garden.
Mow your lawn weekly now. It's vitally important - by mowing regularly you encourage strong horizontal growth that smothers weeds out and encourages growth over patchy areas.
The next month or two will be the best growth period for your lawn as well.
Feed with Troforte lawn fertiliser - this new technology slow-release fertiliser is made in Australia and was developed in Perth. The fact it is Australia's only locally produced, controlled-release lawn food is great, but the technology is the most impressive.
The 60 different minerals and nutrients delivered over a four to six-month period allow your plant to take up the majority of the nutrient, therefore reducing leaching.
We know this is vitally important, as over 50 per cent of nutrients applied to gardens leach beyond the plant's feeder roots under normal circumstances. This ends up in groundwater and makes its way to streams and rivers.
Another amazing thing about this plant food is its organic status. The coating around each prill is rich in 26 different microbe species. Each one was identified and used for its beneficial role in plant health or soil health.These microbes consume the mineral-based fertiliser and convert it into a plant food that can be absorbed by the plant's roots. This technology improves soil health and changes the overall wellbeing of the lawn.
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