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Planning a vegetable garden

There is something about the taste of freshly home-grown food as the intense flavours are so different to store bought produce.  This is one of the reasons why back yard or balcony veggie plots have been a beneficial past time throughout the ages. There are a few things to consider when planning and constructing your own plot. Before building and p [...]

March 11th, 2020|

How to care for and maintain colour in dyed garden mulch

Coloured or dyed mulch has become very popular over the years.  Occasionally we receive enquiries asking how to care and maintain the colours There are a few things to know and prepare for when receiving a delivery of freshly dyed mulch. Lay tarp The first thing we recommend before expecting your first delivery is to lay down some tarp or plastic o [...]

February 28th, 2020|

Building Kid-friendly Outdoor Spaces At Home

Having a kid-friendly place space in your garden will encourage children to be active and spend time outdoors in the fresh air. Safety is essential. The area you choose for your play space should be on a flat level surface with equipment that can withstand the Australian climate and not get too hot in Summer. But what surface is best for your kid-f [...]

January 30th, 2020|

Easy To Do Themed Gardens

Themed gardens are becoming increasingly popular so let’s take a look at some of the most popular themes and how you can bring a point of interest to your garden. Zen Garden The main idea with a Zen garden is that everything in it must carry a meaning to you. There is no focal point in a zen garden and asymmetry, and contrast is essential. All elem [...]

January 17th, 2020|

Considerations For Adding A Water Feature To Your Garden

A water feature can transform your garden into a tranquil oasis by masking street noise and providing a quiet, contemplative space for you to relax during your free time. A water feature can be small or large and range from a quiet little corner to the main focal point of your garden. Here are some considerations when choosing a water feature. Wate [...]

January 6th, 2020|

Easy Alternatives To Grass

Is there anything better than looking out over a perfectly manicured and lush green lawn? For many Australians, their lawn is the pride of their garden; for others, it’s the bane of their existence requiring constant watering and maintenance. Do you think it might be time to give up on the perfect lawn and look at alternatives? Why not consider the [...]

December 16th, 2019|

Chemical-Free and Safe Weed Killer Alternatives

Keeping weeds at bay in your garden can be a time-consuming task. Weeds can quickly take over your garden beds if they are not treated and removed. And even when you do remove weeds, you might find more in their place the next day. Many years ago, gardeners and homeowners wouldn’t think twice about spraying copious amounts of chemicals on their gar [...]

December 4th, 2019|

Simple Solutions For Killing Those Pesky Weeds

Weeds can be the bain of a gardeners existence, but what products are out there that can help you really kill them off for good? Here are some of the best ways to deal with those pesky weeds that might continue to flourish in your garden.  Scold Them It sounds funny, but pouring boiling water on weeds can start the process. Bigger weeds might need [...]

December 2nd, 2019|

Why Landscaping Can Add Thousands To Your Property Value

You might not be ready to sell your home right now, but when the time comes to sell, don’t you want your property to be the best it can be? Now is the time to start adding value to your home through simple and effective ways. Here at Kennedy’s Cranbourne, we’ll be able to help you add thousands to your home thanks to a backyard reno.    Lawn & [...]

November 27th, 2019|

Natural Turf or Synthetic Turf?

It’s the age-old question, should you choose natural turf or synthetic turf for your garden? There are a multitude of options to help you decide, so let’s take a look at which might suit your situation best.    Maintenance   If you’re looking to lower the maintenance you need to do around your home, synthetic turf might be the way to go. [...]

September 13th, 2019|
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