If you are around Lachlan long enough, you will hear him refer to Townsville as a desert by the sea.
Understanding Townsville’s climate and the implications on the growing conditions of your lawn and gardens is the first step in determining your investment of cash and time into your outdoor lifestyle and the likelihood of long-term success.
Bad news is we can’t control the temperature, humidity or evaporation rates.
GOOD news is we can still have a beautiful lawn and gardens.
First step: Do your own honest research.
Take a drive around the neighbourhood to identify the impacts of investment:
* different soil types
* watering methods
* plant choice
* landscaping styles
* ongoing effort
* care factor ; )
Now, ask yourself - What you want your lawn and gardens to look like?
We believe that a Townsville lawn to be proud of requires:
* Quality ‘Australian Standards’ Soil with good preparation and levelling
* An efficient irrigation system or good watering practices
* Appropriate seasonal watering
* Good mowing habits
* Appropriate seasonal mowing
* Good fertlising habits
* Appropriate seasonal fertilising
Farmers and avid gardeners are highly attuned to the weather and current growing conditions. This practice, together with through local knowledge, helps them connect with the land and have a better understanding and appreciation of what to do and exactly when to do it.
Bottom line, Townsville’s summer climate leaves absolutely no room to hide. The long-term results of your lawn will be determined by your investment: your effort, the materials that you use and the standard to which the work is carried out.
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