If you’re in the market for a lush new lawn, but need help choosing the best variety, you won’t find better than Sir Walter DNA Certified Buffalo Lawn. Born right here in Australia, Sir Walter was bred to be tough yet soft, and good looking to boot. Since 1997, there have been over 70 million metres of Sir Walter Buffalo Grass sold Australia wide - the equivalent of 500,000 homes. It’s popularity speaks volumes about its quality!
Sir Walter DNA Certified Buffalo Lawn is versatile and hardy. Many of the problems that other lawns face simply aren’t a problem with this broad leaf Buffalo wonder. Sir Walter is:
- Luscious in colour and beautiful to look at
- A proven shade and drought tolerant grass
- Great for kids and pets
- Low maintenance
- Low allergenic
Seriously, what’s not to love?
Buffalo grass comparisons
Buffalo grasses in general are an attractive deep green colour, have high shade and drought tolerance, excellent wear tolerance, and are extremely salt tolerant. But not all Buffalo grasses are created equal. Yes they all respond and grow well in most growing conditions and yes their thick growth habit means they outcompete weeds, but if you want the best Buffalo grass on the market, it’s Sir Walter DNA Certified Buffalo Lawn all the way. Here are ten reasons why:
1. It’s strong track record
Any new generation Buffalo grass comes with a lot of promises, but Sir Walter has stood the test of time. Not only is it the number one selling Buffalo grass in Australia, it’s backed by almost every industry expert. Everyone loves Sir Walter!
2. It’s AusGAP certified
Sir Walter is AusGAP certified which means it’s the highest quality turf available. You can rest assured that the turf adheres to a stringent set of quality standards and that the entire production, delivery and installation process is undertaken to the highest industry standards. To further assure, Sir Walter comes with a 10 year product warranty.
3. It looks great all year
There are so many reasons why a home owner invests in a lawn landscape. Some of the most common reasons for laying quality instant lawn is to create an attractive outdoor area for play and relaxation. There are also significant mental and physical health benefits to spending time outdoors and Sir Walter offers year-round enjoyment.
4. It’s easy maintenance
Sir Walter creates deep root systems that require little water to thrive. Even during drought roots will rarely dry out. Mow to 4-6cm length as is recommended and water regularly throughout the year. We recommend fertilising the lawn at the start of Spring and Autumn and the lawn will take care of itself!
5. It’s cheaper than synthetic turf and pavers
Good quality synthetic grass can cost upwards of $50 per square metre while paving can cost anywhere up of $70-$100 per square metre. Compare this to Sir Walter which comes in at under $15 per square metre and you’ll see that Sir Walter is very affordable. Besides, natural turf offers safer playing spaces, it’s better for the environment, reduces erosion, noise, glare and the risk of fire, increases oxygen and health benefits and is cooler for the home.
6. It’s pest and disease resistant
With Sir Walter, you won’t have too many concerns about lawn grubs and other pests. DNA Certified Sir Walter is one of the most pest- and disease-resistant Buffalo’s, so you can spend less time worrying about your lawn and more time enjoying your lawn! Sir Walter’s dense cover also means less weed infestation and therefore less herbicide usage. It rarely suffers severe fungus, reducing the need for using fungicides on your lawn.
7. It’s low allergenic
Families want a lawn they can enjoy without negative ramifications such as hay fever or rash. It’s suggested that one in four Australians suffer from an environmental allergy and Sir Walter protects against this. Unlike cool season grasses that grow from seed, Sir Walter grows through spreading stolons and rhizomes (creeping stems). Unless under great stress or neglect, Sir Walter DNA produces few (if any) seed heads making it extremely low allergenic. It also has a smooth leaf blade and no jagged edges therefore won’t cause skin irritation.
8. It keeps your home cooler
Did you know that an average sized front lawn has the same cooling effect as three, typical home central air conditioning units on a hot summer day? Sir Walter DNA Certified Buffalo Grass will keep your home up to 10 degrees cooler than bare soil, 20 degrees cooler than concrete, and 40 degrees cooler than artificial turf. Now that’s impressive!
9. It can be laid in shade
Sir Walter DNA Certified thrives in heat but unlike most other summer active grasses, it still performs well in cool climates and shady spaces. In fact, Sir Walter can still thrive with up to 70 percent shade! Making it the King of turf in shade. This is one of the main reasons why Sir Walter DNA Certified instant turf is the number one selling instant lawn variety for Victorian home owners. With backyards getting smaller, and residential homes getting bigger - it is very rare a residential landscape has zero shade to consider. Sir Walter DNA Certified instant lawn is the most versatile turfgrass on the market because of its high shade tolerance teamed with the fact it will also thrive in full sun environments.
10. It’s 100% Aussie born and bred
We prefer Sir Walter Buffalo Lawn over other buffalo varieties for so many reasons. One of the biggest reasons, however, is that it’s Australian born and bred - and of course is Australian grown. Everyone knows how much we LOVE our homegrown turf!
Sir Walter DNA Certified was founded in the Hunter region of NSW and in its humble beginnings, Sir Walter strategically grew and tested all over Australia. Due to its superior shade and drought tolerance, child and pet friendliness, and low maintenance requirements, it outperformed all other Buffalo lawns, quickly making it Australia’s number one performing and favourite turfgrass.
Australian owned, Sir Walter DNA Certified is guaranteed to endure our harsh, hot and dry environment. For best results, contact us at Coolabah Turf. We’re also true blue Aussies and we know our country well. We especially know Victoria and offer 19 years experience, prompt delivery, slab cut turf, after sales support and a 10 year warranty.
So give us a call and get started with Coolabah Turf today. We can’t wait to help you love your lawn and supply you and your family with a lawn for life!