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The best time of year to put a landscaper to work on your property

So you’ve decided you’re ready to hire a landscaper. You might be looking for a complete overhaul of your garden or general maintenance. When is the best time of year to hire a landscaper? Picking the right time will ensure you get the maximum benefit from your trade. Winter Winter is the best time of year to hire a landscaper. Many people put off [...]

2019-08-05T14:55:14+00:00August 15th, 2019|

Local vs Franchise? Tips for working with a local landscaper

There is more to landscaping than just planting a few trees around your garden. Surprisingly there is a lot of planning involved, and you want someone with extensive knowledge of the right plants for your environment and lifestyle. So, do you choose someone local or go for one of the larger franchises? We’ve put together some tips to help you find [...]

2019-08-05T14:43:59+00:00August 5th, 2019|

Setting Up An Irrigation System In Your Garden

Water is one of the most important parts of a garden, but sometimes you might get caught up at work, or be heading away. If you fit this profile, a drip irrigation system might be for you. So here’s how you can install and utilize it. Plan and Ask Firstly, you need to plan out exactly where you want your system to flow. For example, some plants may [...]

2019-04-09T11:19:51+00:00April 9th, 2019|

Ways To Keep Your House Plants Flourishing

We talk a lot about how to care for your garden outside, but what about the plants you have to help decorate your home on the inside? There are a few factors that you should talk to your garden supplier about, so let’s take a look. Get the balance right.   Even if your plants are in a cool dry spot, they need water. Your plants roots will start to [...]

2019-04-02T12:22:23+00:00April 2nd, 2019|

What To Know Before Building A Deck In Your Backyard

Now that summer is in full swing, you want to be able to enjoy the sunshine as much as possible. Your backyard might be fantastic, but you might be looking for a bigger space to enjoy. Here’s what you need to know when you decide to build a desk. Planning It’s probably the toughest part of the job. Do you want a natural looking deck, or are you fin [...]

2019-03-20T13:09:09+00:00March 20th, 2019|

How To Properly Use Compost In Your Garden

With so many ways to compost in the gardening world, how do you know which one will suit you the best? Let’s take a look at a few composts and how to best use them in your garden, as well as what items you should steer clear of when putting together your compost pile. Hot Compost This is for the more serious gardener. If you want to create a longer [...]

2019-02-25T12:54:00+00:00February 25th, 2019|

How To Build The Best Retaining Wall

When building up your garden, you want to be able to separate some areas from others. A retaining wall is the perfect solution for this. There are some important things you need to remember when building a wall that will outlast even the worst weather conditions. Trench It’s important that your wall has a solid base to build on. If the ground under [...]

2019-02-19T11:59:55+00:00February 19th, 2019|

How To Keep Your Plants Thriving Through Summer

Summer is here and it’s the time that your plants are most susceptible to the radiant heat that Australia brings. There are a few ways however you can keep your garden flourishing through the warmer months. Watering An inch a week is the norm when it starts to warm up. You need to make sure that the soil under the ground remains moist as that’s the [...]

2019-02-12T11:37:54+00:00February 12th, 2019|

How To Choose The Right Stones For Your Garden

With so many options around to help fill out your garden or driveway, how do you choose what stone, gravel or pebble you should use in yours? It all depends on your situation, but there are certain places that each stone will suffice as a solution for you. Driveways There are many different stones or pebbles you can use to line your driveway with. [...]

2019-01-24T16:00:25+00:00January 24th, 2019|

How To Maintain A Natural Garden

There are many ways in which you can maintain a backyard garden, but how do you maintain a natural garden without to many other items such as fake turf or heavily concreted areas? Let's see how you can be environmentally friendly when it comes to keeping your garden full of life. Insects There are certain insects you want in your garden and ones yo [...]

2019-01-14T10:16:44+00:00January 14th, 2019|
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