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    Delivery where you need it

    Our drivers will place your turf as close as possible to your laying area to save you time and effort.

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    Lifetime advice

    For the life of your lawn, we’ll be here with care and maintenance advice whenever you need it.

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    Unbeatable turf quality

    With our premium turf varieties, growing methods, and harvesting techniques, you get the best result.

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Customer service and support

At Lilydale Instant Lawn, we want to give you the best possible experience with getting your new lawn. That’s why every turf order comes with a complimentary starter kit which includes fertiliser, gardening gloves, lawn care information, and more free and useful goodies.

We are also here to support you with your lawn care needs for the life of your lawn, with free advice on lawn care and troubleshooting any issues you may have in the future. And our 10-year warranty means you can enjoy peace of mind that you have everything you need for a thriving lawn.

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Grown and harvested in Victoria

We grow all our turf on our 3 farms in Victoria, which means it’s used to thriving in Victorian conditions. Our turf is also AusGAP accredited, which ensures the genetic purity of our premium turf varieties, so you know you’re getting the real deal.

Our turf is also harvested and delivered fresh to give you the best possible start for your lawn. We also have a specialised harvesting technique called QWELTS: Quick establishing, Water-saving, Easy to handle, Long-lasting, Thick cut Slabs. This give you a better result from day 1.

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Get the most value for your next project with QWELTS

Explore our exclusive Sir Walter DNA Certified Buffalo harvesting technique, known as QWELTS, for your upcoming project.

Wondering what QWELTS are all about? 
QWELTS offer various benefits, including minimised risk of turf loss, decreased watering needs during initial establishment, sturdy slabs resistant to falling apart, enhanced survival in extreme hot and cold temperatures, a complete root profile, and uniformly cut and neat turf that resembles an established lawn.

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    Quick establishing

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    Water saving

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    Easy to lay

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    Long-lasting

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    Thick-cut

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    Slabs

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Garry Lusk - Managing Director

With almost 40 years’ experience in the turf industry, Lilydale Instant Lawn has gone from strength to strength with Garry at the helm as Managing Director. As dual founder of the business, Garry has taken Lilydale Instant Lawn from humble beginnings on a small rural property, to where it is now one of Victoria’s leading turf suppliers. Consisting of over 50 employees with in excess of 600 acres of turf farms, including the Yarra Glen Head office, two Pakenham farms and a large scale sand based farm in Bairnsdale.Garry’s innovation within the turf industry includes being one of the first producers of Tall Fescue, introducing Sir Walter Buffalo to the Victorian market, and acting as an integral part in the development of Tiftuf Bermuda in Australia.

Steve Cole - General Manager

Steve has 38 years of experience working in turf production and project management as well as Golf Course maintenance, major stadium surface construction, racetrack construction and turf farm development. Steve is trade certified and has a Associate Diploma of Applied Science - Turf Management. Steve will help you through all stages of the project to make sure you are satisfied.

 

 

 

 

Denise Lusk – OHS Manager

Denise has over 30 years’ experience in OHS and Management at Lilydale Instant Lawn. Denise and her team are committed to providing a safe and heathy workplace for our employees, contractors, clients and visitors. We take proactive measures in identifying and controlling hazards by putting in place comprehensive systems, policies & training to support our team and our customers. Our clients can be reassured that Lilydale Instant Lawn has a steadfast focus on providing a safe workplace, complying with all OHS & Chain Of Responsibility Laws.

Ty Mason - Farm Manager Bairnsdale

Ty has 18 years of turf management experience including contracting, project management and sports field construction. He spent over 10 years maintaining a world class turf surface at the MCG. Ty started his career at Royal Melbourne Golf Club where he completed a 4 - year apprenticeship. Ty also holds a Diploma in Turf Management. Ty will ensure your turf is grown to the highest standard and meets all your expectations prior to it arriving at your project.

Candice Fisher - Head of Marketing

Overseeing all facets of Lilydale Instant Lawn's marketing, Candice manages everything from planning and strategy to social media, website management, promotional products, trade shows, and events. With a decade of experience in the turf industry and a dual qualification—a Diploma in Commercial Arts (specializing in graphic design) and a Bachelor in Business—Candice stands at the forefront of innovative marketing strategies. Her efforts extend to elevating the brand's presence through notable channels, including securing national television coverage on popular shows like The Block, Garden Hustle, Selling Houses Australia, and Dream Home. Additionally, she spearheads the coordination of prime sponsorships for instant lawn at prestigious events such as the Melbourne International Flower and Garden Show.

Peter Jupp - Logistics Manager

Peter boasts an impressive 45-year career in logistics, ranging from driving delivery trucks to owning and managing a large-scale freight company. Currently, as the logistics planner, he orchestrates deliveries with a fleet of 10 trucks, efficiently moving up to 9,000 square meters of cargo daily. Peter's extensive experience and strategic acumen have played a pivotal role in optimizing operations and ensuring the timely and reliable transportation of goods. His journey from a delivery truck driver to a key player in the logistics industry is a testament to his resilience and deep understanding of the intricacies of the field.

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Proud Members of Lawns Solutions Australia

Australia’s largest network of turf specialists since 2014

Lawn Solutions Australia is a hand-picked group of Australia’s best, most experienced turf growers who have come together to make it easier to specify and purchase turf across the country.

Lilydale Instant Lawn is proud to be a founding member of the Lawn Solutions Australia grower group, and to hold a seat on the national advisory board.

Lawn Solutions Australia is the name behind Australia’s favorite lawn, Sir Walter soft-leaf buffalo. Only Lawn Solutions Australia grows breeder-guaranteed, DNA-certified Sir Walter grass.

When you deal with a Lawn Solutions Australia member, you can rest easy knowing you’re choosing from consistently branded varieties with exacting standards of quality and performance.

And with the guidance and advice of our expert staff, you can be sure to pick the perfect product for your needs and local growing environment.

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Our History

Lilydale Instant Lawn has grown from humble beginnings to become Melbourne’s leading turf producer, employing over 50 staff. Lilydale Instant Lawn’s farm portfolio now comprises in excess of 1,500 acres, including the original 70-acre farm and head office in Yarra Glen, two farms in Pakenham, and a large-scale sand-based farm at Bairnsdale. Lilydale Instant Lawn continues to go from strength to strength.

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Ask us a question

If you have any questions about us, our turf, or our services, feel free to ask away! Someone from our team will get back you you soon with the information you’re looking for.

Supporting the community

We believe in supporting our local communities and giving back to deserving charities. This has always been very close to our hearts, and we are proud to be giving back.