Instant Lawn - Sir Walter Buffalo
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Yes, we recommend applying organic matter such as Turfgro or animal manure. Apply this first before laying instant lawn.


Top dressing should only be required to correct any unevenness in ground preparation. If top dressing is required, it should only be done in late spring or early summer with a sandy loam and no more than 10mm should be applied per top dressing. The tips of the leaves should still be visible after top dressing. Quite often a low mowing combined with fertilising and deep watering in spring will achieve the same results easier and cheaper than top dressing.

Sir Walter Buffalo does not come as lawn seed. It is only available as instant lawn.

Yes we install lawn in the South East of South Australia. We also have an accredited Turfguy located in Adelaide servicing both metro and non - metro areas. Our Turf guy can provide you with professional service and advice.

Yes, we deliver South Australia state wide and Western Victoria. Transport permitting.

Turf must be kept moist at all times until the roots have established. In normal heat conditions you will need to water 3-4 times per day for 10 minutes.  If hot and/or windy, more frequent watering will be needed. The turf closest to concrete and edge areas may dry our quicker, these areas may need more water. If the turf appears to lose colour during the first month after laying, watering has not been sufficient and should be immediately increased.

For square or rectangular areas multiply two sides together ie: 18m x 7m = 126m². For irregular sites divide up into smaller squares or triangles, calculate each individual area then add them together.

Our comprehensive site preparation guide will you prepare your soil and your ground before you lay your lawn. Please visit our site preparation page

Apply a clay breaker such as gypsum which will condition heavy clay soil and assist with drainage. A good quality soil must then be added.

1 to 1½ hours per 50m² (1 pallet approx).

24 – 48 hours.

It is always recommended to lay upon delivery.

Single axis trailer can carry up to 30m², you should not exceed this amount as trailer brakes are required by law. Tandem trailers with brakes can carry up to 80m².

Instant lawn prices vary depending on the best suited turf for your environment. Sunnyside Instant Lawn can talk you through the turf variety options and offer you pricing over the phone. Please call today 08 8752 0908 or request a quote.

Visit The Lawn Store for a comprehensive range of lawn care products.

Sir Walter DNA Certified ensures you are purchasing genuine, high quality, DNA tested Sir Walter Buffalo and not one of the imitation varieties currently within the turf industry.

Starter fertiliser, Rake, Roller, Gloves, Shovel, Hose.

Sir Walter DNA Certified Buffalo is our most shade tolerant lawn.

Each slab is approx 0.5m², 410mm wide x 1220mm long, 30mm thick and weighs approx. 5-8kg when dry.

All year round.

We recommend putting down at least 200mm of a good quality soil base before the turf is installed. A sandy loam mix is suitable for most varieties.  

The first mowing should not be done until the roots have established and the turf can no longer be lifted. The first mow should only be a light trim, and never take more than a third of the leaf off in any single mow.

Prior to laying, the soil should be fertilised with Sir Launcher Fertiliser and again six weeks after installing using a SW Fertiliser. Fertilise every eight weeks for the first twelve months. Once established, fertilise early spring, early summer and mid autumn. The autumn fertilising is essential for the lawn to withstand the winter conditions.

A fast repairing lawn is best. We recommend TifTuf as the fastest repairer, however, Sir Walter Buffalo, Nullarbor Couch and Eureka Kikuyu are also repairing lawns.

Slabs are easier and lighter to handle and endure less stress than 1m² rolls, giving you a quicker and healthier establishment.