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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|

How To Best Landscape Your Small Backyard

For those who have a large amount of space to build their ideal landscaped garden, space is something you don't think about. However for some in the suburbs or close knit communities, space comes at a premium. Well it’s not all doom and gloom and there are ways you can turn your garden/outdoor area into something special no matter the size. Utilisi [...]

2019-01-07T14:31:34+00:00January 7th, 2019|

Things You Need To Know When Building Your Veggie Garden

There’s nothing quite like picking and eating from your own vegetable garden. It can save you when it comes to shopping as well as giving you the freshest ingredients for your home cooked meals. There are many ways to create your own veggie garden, however here are a few things you need to know when building your own. Raised If you decide that your [...]

2018-12-18T10:57:34+00:00December 18th, 2018|

Five mulches that will help liven up your garden

Mulching is a very popular way to keep your gardens soil healthy, it helps stave off the wind and rain from washing topsoil away while also keeping the moisture in on the hot sunny days, but it’s sometimes hard to pick which mulch works best for you garden, let’s take a look. Compost Compost is the best mulch as it has plenty of nutrients that will [...]

2018-12-13T10:36:06+00:00December 13th, 2018|

How Maintaining Your Garden Can Add Value To Your Property

Did you know that a well maintained garden can increase your property value by 20%? If you didn’t, you do now! So here’s a few ways you can give your property the best look and the best value going forward. Cleanup You might already have a great garden, it just needs a clean up. Make sure you prune and cut back trees that might be getting out of ha [...]

2018-11-29T09:55:23+00:00November 29th, 2018|
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