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7 Tips for a healthy lawn.

7 Tips for a healthy lawn.
1. Remove weeds, thatch and moss These pesky items can prevent growth by blocking air and nutrients from getting to the roots. Weeds These can appear anywhere as there are so many ways they can be brought into the garden, by birds flying over, pets and other animals roaming across the grass or even on your clothing and footwear. Lawn weeds can grow as either seed heads or flowers, with a wide variety of types that are common in lawns....

Satisfied Customers in Mt Wellington Auckland

This past week, John a Lawn Rite franchisee who services Mt Wellington completed a lawn mowing job for a first-time client. The client was so impressed she made the effort to call our head office and asked to speak to the owner of Lawn Rite " Troy Hillard". The client wanted to express how happy she was with the job that John had done but also the quality of the service and communication she received. THE Owner of Lawn Rite Troy said, " it's a...

Lawn Rite Launches Cambridge Franchise.

Lawn Rite Launches Cambridge Franchise.
Lawn Rite New Zealand is around to inform everyone that it will be launching a new lawn mowing and garden care franchise within the Cambridge Waikato area in February 2021. The franchisee will be owned and operated by Gert Botha, Gert has many years experience in dairy farming and agricultural contracting around the Cambridge area. Gert will be operating a franchise that will offering the following services. Residential Lawn Mowing ServiceComm...

Lawn Rite New Hamilton Franchise Starts

Lawn Rite New Hamilton Franchise Starts
Lawn Rite has seen rapid growth throughout 2020 with many new franchises joining the brand. Now with 2021 just two weeks old, Lawn Rite is launching the first of many new franchises this year. The first franchise to start in 2021 will be a Hamilton-based franchise. The new franchisee is Simon who is an exceptional young man who has come from a career in customer service & retail. With a young family behind him, Simon is eager and ready to hit ...

Ride on Vs Push Mower

Ride on Vs Push Mower
Within the lawn mowing industry there is always a topic of convocation that has two opposing positions. Ride on mower or push mower?? Some jobs you have as a lawn mowing contractor require you to use one or the other, Such as large commercial jobs require you to use a ride on mower, and some require a push mower as the lawn is to small to use the much larger ride on. But what happens when you a have a lawn that is large enough for a ride on but...

Does Your Lawn Have Bare Patches?

Does Your Lawn Have Bare Patches?
Does Your Lawn Have Bare Patches? Spring is a common time for lawns to show their bare patches - like bald spots. This is most likely due to the lawn having been in a dormant state where there has been no growth and it's not been able to repair itself. Although, there are other reasons your lawn could be getting bare patches; like if your lawn gets a lot of shade. In most cases, there are simple solutions to get your full lawn back again. ...

Lawn Rite Launches Ellerslie Franchise

Lawn Rite Launches Ellerslie Franchise
Lawn Rite is expanding into the Ellerslie, Remuera, and Stonefields areas of Auckland with a new franchisee. Lawn Rite is pleased to welcome John Bennett to the Lawn Rite team. John has many years of business experience and turned to Lawn Rite when he started to look for a new business he could build and run all while working alongside his son. Lawn Rite was a perfect fit for John and his son. John will be offering all the standard Lawn Rit...

Tips for growing a lawn from seed.

Tips for growing a lawn from seed.
When you are planning on growing a new lawn from scratch, there are generally two options: turf or seed. Seed is the less expensive of the two options and can be a good choice for those not wishing to do the heavy lifting that comes with laying turf. It can also be good for covering up bare patches of ground after weeds have been removed within an already-established lawn. Below are a few tips and tricks for those choosing to grow grass from seed. ...

The Ultimate Guide To Trimming Your own Hedges

The Ultimate Guide To Trimming Your own Hedges
Shrubs, bushes and hedges are arguably the most underrated and undervalued of all landscaping plants. They possess a natural beauty that can enhance the curb appeal of your home, while providing an attractive complement to lawns, trees, gardens and hardscapes, such as walks, patios and stonewalls. Many types of shrubs and bushes can be grown into a privacy screen, windbreak or living “fence” along a boundary line. Most varieties stay green and ...

How to mow stripes into your lawn

How to mow stripes into your lawn
Mowing stripes into your lawn The classic lawn always seems to have ruler-straight, evenly spaced stripes running up and down it, but how do they get there and can you do that at home? The answer is an emphatic “yes”.  You can mow stripes into your lawn, but it takes practise and a straight eye. Do I need a special mower to make stripes with? I’m afraid that the standard rotary mowers that are so cost-effective and freely available ar...