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Want to make your neighbours green with envy when they peek over your fence this summer? A perfectly manicured, emerald green lawn seems like it would be a lot of work but if you prep correctly and follow some of our handy tips, you can make things so much easier on yourself.
At any landscaping yard or garden centre you are guaranteed to find a section with different types of mulch. When landscaping or trying to grow a garden, sometimes it is not enough just to use soil. If you think about how things grow in nature, there is always a layer of natural mulch made up of fallen leaves, twigs, and bark across the forest floor; feeding and protecting the earth beneath.
For those just starting out on their quest to get their lawn in shape for summer, applying a top dress might be a foreign concept but it is the one of the best ways to lay the groundwork for a gorgeous green that you can be proud of. For some, top dressing is a great way to correct poor lawn preparation, holes, and unevenness in a soil or turf surface.
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.
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.
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 […]
Choosing the right rocks for your garden Rocks are wonderful things. You can use them to make a pretty pathway, a durable driveway or a reliable retaining wall. Or perhaps you would like to adopt your very own rock as an exceptionally low maintenance pet! One area in which a lot of people find a […]
You really put your heart and soul into growing a garden. First, you select your prefered plants. Then you find the ideal spot in which to grow them. You take time to water them, fertilise them and basically tend to them in every way possible. By setting them up with the right foundation, i.e. the best soil, you’ve already met one of the most fundamental needs for their continued development.
Turf, it’s not just any ol’ grass. It’s long summers spent drink in hand, a few snags on the barbie. It’s time spent playing catch with the family pupper. At the end of the day, it’s admiring a verdant green vista which perfectly frames your home. And because a nice lawn means so much to Aussies far and wide, you just know it’s important to pay attention when choosing the right turf variety for your yard.