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Most people are familiar with the concept of spring cleaning. It is a way to freshen up your home and give it new life so you can enjoy it over the summer months. Most people however don’t realise that giving their garden a spring clean is the best way to save time and effort down the track.
With springtime comes gorgeous blooms, fruiting trees and a period of stunning greenery for your lawn. The only thing that can ruin this springtime bliss is the addition of some nasty lawn pests determined to ruin your dreams of an emerald green backyard. Lawn pests can make your lawn look patchy, stunt your lawn growth, and create lasting damage that can require careful maintenance to hard work to repair.
When it comes to laying down turf one of the great things about living in Australia is the sheer number of turf varieties available to choose from. As the years go by, more and more varieties are being engineered to withstand to volatile Aussie weather and provide us with gorgeous green grass all year long. But, with a wide variety also comes a bit of confusion.
It is the season when plant seeds begin to shoot up new growth and bloom in all their spring splendor. By the same token, it is also time for those pesky weeds start popping up as well. If you didn’t use any pre-emergent herbicides in the winter months, being vigilant early in the spring is essential for a weed free summer lawn.
Putting the Rock in ‘Rock N Soil’ we are experts when it comes to finding the perfect drainage gravel for your next project. Drainage gravel can be used both in a commercial and residential capacity as a way to improve the drainage in your backyard and divert water away from your home keeping it dry when the weather decides to change.
As our beloved blooms retreat and our leafy green trees become barren, we often cosy up indoors to beat the Winter chill and with that abandon our gardening too. Did you know that Winter, however, is the perfect season for laying down the groundwork for a perfect summer lawn?
Our Guide to Laying Pavers When it comes to giving your garden a refresh one of the most impactful changes you can make is creating an outdoor entertainment space by laying down some pavers. Creating a patio area in your backyard can act as an extension to your home and add dimension and shape to […]
What soil to use for your next garden project The first step when growing anything in your backyard is to find the right soil for your purpose. From a fertile potting mix for growing vegetables to a sandy overturf to add that little bit extra to your green lawn, it can often feel overwhelming when […]
How to start a rock garden A rock garden (or a rockery) can be a charming and easy-to-create addition to any backyard or outdoor area. Inspired by the look of a natural rock outcropping, their popularity can be traced to English gardening traditions and even early Chinese and Japanese civilization. Provided you plan them properly, […]