How to choose the right type of turf

Turf PalletsChoosing the right type of turf to install in your backyard can be tricky; there’s lots to consider – the soil type, the climate, the size of the yard, the cost, and the amount of ongoing maintenance it will require. Below we have put together a handy table to help you to determine the right turf for your place. 

VarietyKikuyuCouchSoft Leaf BuffaloQld BlueBroad Leaf Carpet GrassZoysia Fescue
Suitable to North QldYesYesYesYesYesYesNo
Drought TolerantFairExcellentGoodGoodPoorGoodVery
Shade TolerantVery PoorVery PoorExcellentFairGoodFairFair
InvasivenessVery InvasiveVery InvasiveSlightly InvasiveInvasiveSlightly InvasiveInvasiveNon-
Mowing FrequencyHighHighMediumMediumMediumMediumHigh
Salt TolerantPoorPoorExcellentFairFairFairPoor
Pest & Disease TolerantPoorFairGoodGoodGoodGoodPoor

If you are still unsure just contact the team at Harden Park Lawns – they are the local turfing experts and can easily help you to determine the right lawn for your requirements.

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