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New Franchisee Starts in Christchurch

New Franchisee Starts in Christchurch
Lawn Rite has launched a new franchisee in the Avondale Christchurch region, The franchisee, Andrew AKA Gilly has hit the ground running and is servicing customers from 8th November 2021. Andrew joined Lawn Rite after a career in the carpentry industry, So attention to detail is second nature for Gilly. Andrew is based in the Avondale suburb of Christchurch and will be servicing clients around this area. Andrew will be providing the full range of serv...

5 Jobs around the yard to do in spring

5 Jobs around the yard to do in spring
Spring has sprung in New Zealand and the grass is growing, Regardless if your in the winterless north or Northland or the Deep South of Southland you would have noticed by now the warmer and longer days. This coincides with longer and greener grass growth. Spring time in New Zealand is a busy time of year, After a long wet winter a lot of people are looking forward to the warmer weather to get a few overdue tasks around the yard done. Here are 5 key j...

How to Correctly Trim Hedges

How to Correctly Trim Hedges
Most hedges will need to be trimmed three or four times annually to maintain a neat, manicured appearance but some prefer to get them done twice per year. Start cutting near the bottom on the hedge and work your way up toward the top. Move the cutting bar in a slow, steady pace. Allow the cutting action of the blades to do the work. Don’t try to cut too deeply into the hedge on the initial pass; you might lop off too many branches. Instead, make severa...

What Goes Into A Lawn Care Service

What Goes Into A Lawn Care Service
Lawn care service can be a nice service to have, and convenient service to have. Just as often, however, professional lawn & garden care service is crucial to maintaining a healthy, beautiful garden. Here’s what you need to know about lawn care and garden care services. What Are The Benefits Of Professional Lawn Mowing Service? Everybody wants an attractive, well-manicured lawn. But lawns can be a lot of work. Even for those who enjoy ...

Lawn Rite’s New Franchise

Lawn Rite’s New Franchise
Lawn Rite has launched its newest franchise in Hamilton on Monday 2nd August 2021, The new franchisee Daniel Van Munster comes to Lawn Rite with many years of experience in the transport and freight management sector. Daniel and his wife Sarah are a young family with a young son. Daniel is servicing the Te Rapa, St Andrews, and part of the western Hamilton region, Daniel will provide his clients the full range of Lawn Rite services including residentia...

Top 10 essential gardening tools for the not so into the garden, Gardeners!

Top 10 essential gardening tools for the not so into the garden, Gardeners!
Gardening – You either love it or hate it. If you are a budding gardener then you will be familiar with all the tools you need to keep your yard in tip-top shape. If you hate it with a passion, then you call your local Lawn Rite team (wink wink) who have the tools and experience so you can sit back and enjoy your spare time. If you are an inbetweener or a beginner and not quite sure where to start with your gardening tools, here is a list of the top 1...

How to use a weedeater

How to use a weedeater
A finishing touch to any lawn mow is weed eating. A weed eater is an effective tool to access areas where your lawn more cannot reach. Fence lines, paths, and tree trunks are just some of the areas that a weed eater can come in handy for.  A weed eater is a piece of lawn equipment that uses a nylon string spun at high speed and as a result, cuts through the long grass. It is important to make sure the cord is tense for best results.  When using a we...

RENOVATING YOUR GARDEN – HOW TO MANAGE THE RENOVATION AND RUBBISH

RENOVATING YOUR GARDEN – HOW TO MANAGE THE RENOVATION AND RUBBISH
Having the perfect garden design is typically a LONG process of trial and error. And you’ve probably already discovered that, which is why you’re now planning to renovate it. THE ULTIMATE TRICK TO GARDEN MAKEOVERS – WORKS FOR BOTH SMALL AND LARGE GARDENS. You don’t need to have a big garden to reap the rewards of gardening. Many Aussies actually prefer smaller gardens because they are easier to manage. If you can’t truly spend a lot of time taking c...

Autumn Checklist for Yard and Lawn

Autumn Checklist for Yard and Lawn
If you’re dreaming of walking barefooted through a thick green lawn in spring, you must care for it in Autumn. Here is the autumn checklist for your yard and lawn. Autumn lawn care doesn’t have to be complicated and makes the difference between having a healthy green lawn or a patchy brown one come springtime. This checklist of basic Autumn lawn care steps will help make sure you’ll start spring with a flourishing, healthy lawn. Keep...

Grass Grubs and how to identify if you have them!

Grass Grubs and how to identify if you have them!
Grass Grubs (Costelytra zealandica) are considered New Zealand’s major pasture & lawn pest and are found throughout the country. Eggs from the grub are laid in the soil during the spring/summer months and hatch about two weeks later. The larvae feed on the roots of the grass and can grow up to about 20-25 mm long. Infested grass turns yellow/brown and dies leaving dead patches in your lawn and pastures. A close examination of these patches will sho...