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Q1 – Q4 What are the benefits of Australian native grasses? 1 of 3.

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Q1 – Q4 What are the benefits of Australian native grasses? 1 of 3.

The first of a series of information videos of an interview between John Delpratt and Dr. Ian Chivers discussing the most frequently asked questions on the benefits of using Australian native grass seeds in a variety of environments Eg Native grass lawns, roadside and mine site rehabilitation and revegetation, and establishment of native pastures.

Q5 – Q8 Preparation for sowing of Australian native grasses 2 of 3

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Q5 – Q8 Preparation for sowing of Australian native grasses 2 of 3.

The second in a series of 3 information videos of an interview between John Delpratt and Dr. Ian Chivers discussing the most frequently asked questions on the benefits of using Australian native grass seeds in a variety of environments Eg Native grass lawns, roadside and mine site rehabilitation and revegetation, and establishment of native pastures. They discuss different cool and warm season variety grasses, site preparation, sowing methods, the importance of weed control and maintenance.

Q5. Do native grasses need less soil preparation as opposed to a turf grass? From 00.11 to 00:57
Q6. How to best sow your native grass seeds? From 00:58 to 02:02
Q7. Do native grass seeds benefit from compost? From 02:03 to 2:45
Q8. Do native grasses require fertilizer at sowing? From 2:46 to 3:06

Q9 – Q13 Maintenance of your Australian native grass 3 of 3.

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Q9 – Q13 Maintenance of your Australian native grass 3 of 3.

Third in a series of 3 information videos of an interview between John Delpratt and Dr. Ian Chivers discussing the most frequently asked questions on the benefits of using Australian native grass seeds in a variety of environments Eg Native grass lawns, roadside and mine site rehabilitation and revegetation, and establishment of native pastures. They discuss different cool and warm season variety grasses, site preparation, sowing methods and the importance of weed control and maintenance.

Q9. how long after sowing should you expect to see seedlings? From 00:10 to 00:32
Q10. what to do once seedlings have emerged? From 00:33 to 01:03
Q11. Are there any safe herbicides to use on the seedlings? From 01:04 to 01:41
Q12. When should I mow my native grass lawn? From 01:42 to 02:22
Q13. What to do if patches occur? From 02:23 to 02:52

FAQs Native Australian grass selection, sowing and establishment

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FAQs Native Australian grass selection, sowing and establishment

An interview between John Delpratt and Dr. Ian Chivers discussing the most frequently asked questions on the benefits of using Australian native grass seeds in a variety of environments Eg Native grass lawns, roadside and mine site rehabilitation and revegetation, and establishment of native pastures. They discuss different cool and warm season variety grasses, site preparation, sowing methods, the importance of weed control and maintenance.

Provenance and Australian Native Grasses

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Dr Wal Whalley, Adjunct Professor, University of New England discusses provenance issues with Australian native grasses.

Bob Myers – Australian native grasses for fire / bushfire prevention

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Bob Myers – founding president of the Native Grasses Resources Group in South Australia – in an interview for NativeSeedsPL discussing the use of native …

Native Australian Grasses

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Dr. Ian Chivers interviews Paul Jennings from WeBlow about the benefits and success of using native Australian grasses.

The effect of pasture on horses

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Margaret Hansen speaks to Carol Hogg from Native Seeds about the difference in native vs. non native grasses for the health of horses and ponies.

Sowing a native grass lawn

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The following photos were provided by one of Native Seeds’ customers who recorded their experience in growing a native grass lawn. They were not solicited …

What happens when spear grass seed gets wet

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Australian spear grasses use a special technique to encourage its seed to burrow into the soil. When the seeds awn (tail) gets wet, it bends and straightens for a …