Sir Walter Buffalo for Sydney

It is important when selecting a turf for your Sydney home that it suits the local temperateSydney climate and supports your lifestyle. Let’s have a look at some of the reasons Sir Walter Turf is ideal for Sydney lawns and Sydney homes.

  1. Sir Walter Buffalo is Australia’s number #1 best selling buffalo lawn.
  2. Sir Walter Turf will deal with everything the Sydney weather will throw at it. Including:
    • Frost
    • Drought
    • Shade and part-shade
    • Sun
    • Extreme heat
  3. Sir Walter Grass will help support you and your family’s Sydney lifestyle.
    • It can handle foot traffic, kids, pets and sports; and will actually grow quickly enough to repair itself and force out annoying weeds!
    • Sir Walter Buffalo is a low-allergy buffalo grass that will not having you sneezing and wheezing.
    • Sir Walter Turf makes a luxurious soft grass to have underfoot and is a perfect setting for barbecues and entertaining outside
  4. A quality lawn such as Sir Walter Buffalo may even contribute to the value of your home – and Sydney’s home prices are very competitive, so it may be just the thing to differentiate your home (should you choose to sell it) from other similar properties.

Make you sure you don’t accept substitutes. Use Sir Walter Buffalo lawn for your Sydney home today!

Sir Grange Zoysia —New to Australia in 2017

Sir Walter Buffalo grass has been a real hit in Australia, becoming Australia’s number #1 buffalo grass – but with the introduction of Sir Grange Zoysia, it might finally have some serious competition!

What makes Zoysia so good for Australian lawns?

Zoysia is a great lawn choice, especially for Australian lawns. Some of its best features include:

  • Zoysia grass is soft and inviting underfoot
  • Zoysia has a slow growth rate and this means you need to mow less often
  • Zoysia can handle wear and tear well
  • Zoysia requires lower amounts of fertiliser
  • Zoysia requires less water than many other types of grass
  • Zoysia can tolerate drought
  • Zoysia is weed, pest and disease resistant

New to Australia; number #1 Zoysia in USA

New to Australia in 2017, Sir Grange has been grow and sold in 10 countries around the world, including the United States of America where it is their number #1 selling zoysia grass!

Less Maintenance

Sir Grange Zoysia is a new finer leaf zoysia which produces beautifully dark green leaves and requires 75% less nitrogen than other common turf varieties. Less maintenance is a real focus when it comes to new contender Sir Grange Zoysia – it requires up to 50% less mowing than other common turfs!

Can tolerate all kinds of conditions

It can even handle conditions with great shade – requiring only 3 hours of direct sunlight per day. Like Sir Walter, Sir Grange is sun tolerant, shade tolerant and drought tolerant.

Exclusive to Lawn Solutions Australia Members

If you want to be the envy of your block, contact your local Lawn Solutions Australia  member for Sir Grange Zoysia for your dark green, low maintenance lawn!

Sir Grange
Zoysia Turf

Sir Walter
Buffalo Turf

Overall performance Very good Very good
Drought tolerance Very good Very good
Shade tolerance Very good Very good
Salt tolerance Very good Very good
Wear resistance Very good Very good
Recovery from injury Very good Very good
Winter colour Very good Very good
Weed resistance Very high Very high
Disease/pest resistance Very high Very high
Maintenance requirements Low Low
Uses Residential and commercial Residential and commercial


Cool Down with Sir Walter Turf For Your Sydney Lawn

We all know that Sydney can get extremely hot in summer but did you know that the materials you use to landscape your property can impact just how much you feel the heat?


Cool down with Sir Walter

Australian bred Sir Walter Turf can help keep your Sydney home cool. In midsummer Sir Walter will keep the temperature down by:

  • 10 degrees celsius cooler compared to bare soil;
  • 20 degrees celsius cooler compared to asphalt concrete or pebble mulch; and
  • 40 degrees celsius cooler than dry synthetic turfs.

The average front lawn has a cooling effect of 8.75 tonnes of air conditioning without the power use and negative impact on the environment associated with air conditioning units. Natural turf won’t increase carbon dioxide omissions, in fact Sir Walter Turf will help purify your air, reduce your carbon footprint and improve the look and feel of your home.

So when it comes to making sure you or your landscape clients keep cool in the hot Australian sun, consider the materials you work into your design – Sir Walter Turf can make a huge difference!

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Sir Walter can tolerate Australia’s harsh conditions

I love a sunburnt country,” Dorothea Mackeller famously wrote. However many of the plants in our gardens struggle to deal with the scorching heat of Australia in summer. February 2017 has seen record temperatures around Australia —especially in Sydney— and it is important that we pick our landscaping materials carefully.

Sir Walter can stand the heat


DNA Certified Sir Walter turf can tolerate a myriad of weather conditions — including extreme and drought.

Sir Walter’s roots grow deep into the subsoil gathering the moisture. Not only can Sir Walter can survive extremely hot days, it can also reduce the heat generated from the sun by up to 10 degrees celsius around your home.

Sir Walter is not just sturdy, it is also a very attractive lawn for all the seasons. It grows well in sun, shade and part shade, and can stand up to just about anything the Australian weather throws at it.

Created in Australia for Australian conditions


Sir Walter turf was created here in Australia, specifically designed to tolerate the extreme weather conditions of Australia. Sir Walter was created in 1996 by Brent Redman of the Hunter Valley and saw the introduction of a grass that was more resilient to disease, pests and fungus than other grasses.

With it’s hard-wearing but beautiful soft leafed buffalo grass, it’s no wonder Sir Walter is Australia’s number choice!

Why have a brown lawn during summer when a lush green, drought-tolerant lawn like Sir Walter Buffalo can make you the envy of your street?

Sir Walter Buffalo Grass – Ideal for the Illawarra

Are you dreaming of a luxurious soft green lawn that can tolerate the harsh summers of the Illawarra? Sir Walter might just be the answer to your perfect lawn.


Sir Walter can handle local weather conditions

DNA Sir Walter is the perfect solution for lawns in the Illawarra. Bred here in Australia, Sir Walter is ideal for coastal areas of New South Wales like Sydney and Wollongong, but also works well in Camden and the Southern Highlands. It can tolerate a range of conditions – from full sun to shade, extreme heat and drought, and even frost.

This buffalo grass repels weeds and repairs itself

Sir Walter Buffalo grass is lush and green and has a tight habit that holds out most weeds. Sir Walter actually has the ability to repair itself. Sir Walter Buffalo is the only Australian soft leaf Buffalo grass.

The best Sir Walter Turf is certified by AusGAP and has a 10 year warranty

sir-walter-dna-certified-logo-300x273DNA Sir Walter Turf is certified by AusGAP, the Australian Turf Accreditation Program, the provides turf buyers with assurance that the turf you are buying meets the highest standards. When you purchase DNA sir Walter Turf you receive a 10-year product warranty – the only warranty of its kind in the Australian turf industry.

With DNA Certified Sir Walter you know you are getting the grass you ordered!

For the Illawarra, it is hard to go past Australia’s only soft soft leaf Buffalo grass. Give it a go – you’ll be thankful you did!