Spring Garden Maintenance

How wonderful to see the first signs of Spring erupting as nature gets ready for another cycle of growth.  It conjures thoughts of warm summer days with the smells and sounds of rain, freshly mowed lawns and the feeling of bare feet bounding across natures lush green...

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Spring Sale 2017

It’s almost SPRING, and we decided to give our customers a head-start with a SPRING SALE; you get 15% discount on any purchase of Compost, Lawn Dressing, Kikuyu or LM grass, on Friday the 1st or Saturday the 2nd of September 2017! Your lawn and garden need COMPOST and...

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Compost promotion for your winter garden

Now is the time to get Compost for your garden. We wanted to show you what the effect will be if you use our Compost to cover your lawn. The images were taken during the past two weeks in a garden which used Grass Factory & Eco Organics compost. If you purchase...

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Rainwater Harvesting

South Africa is a country that is prone to drought and water shortages, especially in the colder months, making rainwater harvesting during the rainy season a necessity. Rainwater harvesting is the process of collecting rainwater, storing it and using it when the need...

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Keeping your lawn healthy in winter

Winter Maintenance - The secret in having a nice well-kept green lawn in winter is to start preparing it in autumn. It might seem your lawn is dormant in winter but it’s how the grass is cared for during this period which will make the difference to the overall health...

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Summer Garden Maintenance

Summer is nearly here (although judging by the weather, it's already here) and with that we all tend to spend a lot more time outdoors, in the garden.Whether it's for a braai with some mates, lounging around the pool with the kids or merely getting your hands dirty...

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Water Wise – 12 Water Saving Tips to Take Care of Your Lawn

We decided to start a WATER WISE CAMPAIGN with advice and tips on how to save water, seeing as water has become a scarce resource in SA and we need to use it sparingly. This is the first email of the campaign, further posts will be published during the coming weeks....

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Grass Factory Birthday 2016

We purchased Grass Factory in 2004 when an opportunity opened up to distribute and sell instant lawn direct to the public through a retail outlet situated in the up market suburb of Lynnwood in Pretoria. Two years later a new retail shop was opened in Witkoppen...

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Calculating an Area in Square Meters

Measuring Choose a meter stick or metric tape measure. Select a meter stick ruler or tape measure with meters (m) or centimeters (cm) printed on it. These tools will make it easier to calculate square meters, since they were designed in the same system of measurement....

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Planting Grass 101

Keeping a lawn looking respectable is a challenge. Hostile climates, years of use, pets, irregular rainfall, invasions of lawn pests and weeds - or simply neglect - have left many gardens looking ragged. If your lawn suffers from acute soil compaction, constant weed...

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