n southeast Queensland we’re pretty familiar with living through drought conditions. With the Bureau of Meteorology announcing we’re in an El Niño event, facing minimal rainfall and a summer of potential water restrictions, it’s time to start preparing our lawns and gardens. Luckily a drought proof garden is well within your reach. With just a little know-how and prep time, there’s a lot you can do to conserve water and have a lush garden.
Winter can also be tough on turf generally. Lawns can be impacted by frost, weeds, reduced sunlight and intermittent rain. But that doesn’t mean you can’t keep your lawn looking vibrant through winter. Here are our top tips for how to keep your lawn green in winter.
Prep work isn’t generally people’s favourite task. And this is equally true when it comes to laying lawn. But measuring your site to prepare for laying turf is the all-important first step that will ensure that you end up with that lush, healthy lawn that will leave your neighbours green with envy.
Choosing a safe mulch for your yard has never been easier than with these tips from the manager of Cypress Mulch. Blair Granger highlights some of the things to look out for before you make a purchase so you can ensure your family, your pets and the environment are safe.
When on the hunt for bulk landscaping supplies, it can be hard to know that what you are receiving is going to be quality and that the company that you are dealing with is reputable. This is why it is important to do a bit of research and check to see if they are accredited in the industry.
This year has been a very special one for Rock ‘N’ Soil because it marks 40 years since we opened our doors. We may have gone through a few name changes and our yard might have had a bit of a glow up, but one thing remains the same; a commitment to excellence and extra care for our community that only a family business can give.
When you’re planning on doing some landscaping work around your yard on a large scale, there are a few extra planning steps you need to take before putting those plans in motion. One of these steps is to organise the transport and delivery of your bulk materials.
Here at Rock ‘N’ Soil, we are all about supporting local business and sourcing local produce, which is why we love collaborating with business that do the same. You might notice that we often feature the iconic Birkdale Flower Farm on our social channels or mention our special relationship with the growers there. We have been supplying the Birkdale Flower Farm with premium soils, fertilisers, mulches and other landscaping materials for decades.