Low Traffic Turf

The NSW turf Industry has a value of approximately $81 million per year, selling large quantities into urban landscaping and sporting facilities (NSW DPI, 2014).   The use of turf in landscape designs has many benefits including; beautifying large areas,...

Soils for Mass Planting

Mass planting is used to fill landscape areas with groups of flowering or textured leafed plants. Depending on design objectives this type of planting can be elaborate and create impact or else provide a low cost, low maintenance solution for large areas.   Soil...

Build Better Soils with Compost

Australian soils can often be deficient in organic matter, with levels as low as 1%. Adding compost increases organic matter and enhances soil health.   But what to buy?   Coarse textured material is more likely to be used as a mulch. The larger particles...

My Uncle Swears By It

Uncle Swears By It Uncle is so proud of his vegie garden. He likes to grow naturally, without too much fertiliser or chemicals. Uncle sees the benefit of feeding his plants with compost. He knows quality compost is made so there is minimal risk from weed seeds, pests...

My Dad Swears By It

Dad Swears By It Dad is a turf man. In his quest for lawn care perfection he has discovered how important it is to lay a quality soil under the grass and how good organic top dressing can be to keep his lawn healthy and green. So Dad swears by Soilco turf underlay and...