Firewood available at Grass Factory

Firewood available at Grass Factory

Both our Grass Factory branches stock firewood! During the holidays our wonderful weather allows us to take advantage of the holiday season. Celebrate in true South African style around the braai, close to family and friends! We select only the best quality,...

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Compost Special – Get 20% off

Compost Special – Get 20% off

Get 20% off your compost order Valid from Friday 6 November until Monday 30 November 2020, while stock lasts. Use our compost to cover and help feed your lawn, its extremely high in feeding value and contains no chemicals or additives. It is ideal to fertilize your...

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LM grass and other interesting info about this grass type

LM grass and other interesting info about this grass type

LM Grass This grass is indigenous to South Africa. It has a reputation for the highest shade tolerance out of all the species of grass. It is a medium coarse textured creeping grass and is a lighter shade of green than most lawns. It is well suited for diverse growing...

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Compost and why it’s important

Compost and why it’s important

The importance of composting (the process of transforming organic matter that's ready for disposal into something beneficial) has become more recognized over the years because it's environmentally friendly, providing a safe way to produce healthy, flourishing gardens,...

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Establishing a new lawn can be a daunting task

Establishing a new lawn can be a daunting task

You will find yourself pondering on the following questions: Can I plant directly onto existing grass? Do I need to loosen the soil? Do I need to prepare the ground with anything? Do I need to water before or after? How much do I water after planting? Do I put...

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Four grass types and their uses

Four grass types and their uses

About KIKUYUKikuyu was imported to South Africa in the 1950s from Kenya and is used to grow sports fields, because of its fast-growing tempo. Kikuyu grass became very popular across South Africa, professionally and domestically. Until today, Kikuyu (named after a...

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Ensure your grass is Evergreen

Ensure your grass is Evergreen

If you would like a lawn that stays green throughout the year, Evergreen Gold is the grass to plant in your garden. Evergreen suits a wide range of soil types, making it very versatile. The grass is a mixture of summer and winter growing grasses, it will maintain a...

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Grass Planting 101

Grass Planting 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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How to take care of your newly purchased grass and soil

How to take care of your newly purchased grass and soil

We are happy to share our many years of "aftercare" experience on how to take care of your newly planted Kikuyu, LM or other grass variants as well as what to do with the compost and lawn dressing. Feel free to contact us should you need more information or...

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Calculating an area in square metres

Calculating an area in square metres

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

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