Green Care Essentials – the Expert Ground Maintenance Company in Brisbane
Green Care Essentials offers specialised ground maintenance services in the Brisbane area. We offer highly customised, comprehensive, grounds maintenance programmes for every type of property or facility in Brisbane. We tailor-make packages to suit our customer’s budgets and needs after considering several important factors like your expectations for the site and the topographical, seasonal and environmental conditions that may affect the quality of maintenance.
Specialised services and solutions
Ground maintenance is no small undertaking when looking after strata properties, parks, sporting fields or for very large areas of lawn. It requires specialised knowledge, tools, commercial equipment and a broad range of practical skill to keep the grounds within a customer’s facility in prime condition. We have the expertise and range of necessary equipment from mowers, self-propelled lawn aeration machines right through to tractors for undertaking lawn aeration and boom spraying for large areas.
We recommend lawn aeration in our grounds maintenance service to relieve compaction and to improve the level or air, drainage and water content of the soil. We can also take care of top dressing after lawn aeration to keep the holes in the ground open longer helping to facilitate air and moisture retention in the soil. Ask us about our grounds maintenance packages that are available.
Aeration involves perforating the soil with small holes to reduce soil compaction from heavy use. Compacted soils with excessive thatch or heavy organic debris could prevent proper circulation of air, water and nutrient to penetrate and starve the roots from these essential elements.
Aeration is required:
- on a compacted lawn by heavy usage e.g. children/pet running, neighbourhood playground/ race track
- to improve drainage and reduce puddles formation which promotes root growth for a healthier field
- when lawn dries out easily and has a spongy feel from excessive thatch problem.
Aeration is to be undertaken on a quarterly basis where possible.
Top Soil/ Top Dressing
Top dressing a lawn involves spreading a blended soil mixture over the grass surface. Top dressing is commonly required on lawns that are poorly prepared with lack of soil underneath or to fill in spots on uneven areas in the lawn.
Top dressing promotes a vibrant look to the lawn, it helps to reduce the accumulation of thatch and helps to increase nutrient retention, improves drainage and increases disease and pest resistance.
Fertiliser is a food source that lawn requires on a regular basis to retain good health, colour and help prevents stress and diseases. Grasses grown on its natural environment have all the required nutrients in its surrounding, when the grass is removed to be grown on lawn in a different environment, it requires substitute of nutrient in order to be healthy. The soil itself supplies some of the nutrients that the grass needs but most soils are unable to provide all of them during the entire growing season. Therefore, lawn fertilisers are required to retain good health outside of their natural environment and are an essential part of every lawn care regimen.
Scarifying is an important turf management process that involves the removal of dead thatch layer which accumulates over time. Thatch build-up are common, a small amount of thatch can be beneficial as it helps prevent evaporation, aids water retention and can give increased tolerance to wear and tear. However, when this thatch accumulation reaches a point where it impedes water, air and fertiliser penetration, then it needs to be removed by scarifying the lawn.
Herbicide also commonly known as weedkillers, are chemical substances used to control unwanted plants. The control of foreign weeds on lawns are an integral part of ongoing turf maintenance. It is highly recommended for the herbicide to be applied on lawns to minimise weed infestations and prevent seeds germinating on the lawn.
The frequency of mowing depends on the time of the year, however a frequent lawn moving is essential to promote a beautiful, healthy and low maintenance lawn.
Regular mowing helps to keep weeds down, promote regrowth, minimise grubs, make the lawn less susceptible to disease and overall improves the grass/turf quality. Plus, a freshly mowed lawn just gives a vibrant and great look
At Green Care Essentials, our specialised grounds maintenance services can include:
- Lawn care
- Lawn mowing
- Lawn maintenance
- Garden maintenance
- Playground inspection and maintenance
- Timber preservation and staining
- Turf care
- Boom spraying for weed control and turf care
- High pressure washing
- Drain cleaning
- Graffiti removal
- Tree Lopping
- Stump grinding
Apart from these specialised services, we also offer generic services such as:
- Rubbish removal
- High pressure cleaning
- Gutter cleaning
When you choose us for your ground maintenance needs, you are choosing
If you wish to know more about our ground maintenance services in the Brisbane area, feel free to call us on on 0403 980 181. You can also ask for a free quote by simply clicking here to enter your details and you’ll hear from us soon.