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 [...]
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 [...]
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. [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
Have you decided it’s time to give your backyard an upgrade and have settled on creating a patio? Now comes the choice of pavers and surrounds, so how do you pick the right pavers to match your home and style, while also creating a patio that you and your family can enjoy all year round? Let’s take a look. It’s important to think about what purpose [...]
It’s one of the hardest tasks as a landscaper and gardener, how to protect your lawn from the harsh Australian summer sun. Well, there are a few ways you can protect your garden and soil from the sun, to ultimately keep your lawn looking lush and bright in even the harshest conditions. Water Time It’s important to know when the best time to water y [...]
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