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Beat The Heat

Beat The Heat

Planting a garden in the middle of summer may seem like a crazy thing to do with the extra heat and stress on the plant…

Sowing is the Success to a Full Garden

Planting out large areas of garden can be expensive so why not look at seeding the bed.

Small Space Gardening Tips

Small Space Gardening Tips

The small garden is a thing of the future, as blocks get smaller and houses bigger sadly it’s the garden that suffers.

Rejuvenating Decking

Rejuvenating Decking

If you want the fresh crisp look you get with a new deck, you’ll need to apply a decking oil or stain every 6 – 12 months.

No Dig Gardening

No Dig Gardening

Digging puts a lot of people off gardening, its hard work, gives you blisters and its taxing on the knees and back.

Understanding Fertilisers

Understanding Fertilisers

With Spring knocking on the door, you’ll notice your plants coming back to life and buds starting to swell.

Bringing Wildlife Into The Garden

Bringing Wildlife Into The Garden

Bringing wildlife into the garden doesn’t mean you have to have an all ‘wildlife garden’.

Medicinal Garden

Growing Your Own Medicinal Garden

Growing your own tonics and medicines is something I’m only just seeing a resurgence into.

Perfect Pruning

Perfect Pruning

Throughout my 22 years of gardening I’ve pruned with everything but quickly realised you need the right tool for the job.

Vertical Gardening

Vertical Gardening

With space at a premium the concept of vertical gardening is one that is becoming more and more common place.

Growing the Perfect Citrus

Growing the Perfect Citrus

A well-planted citrus is a happy citrus, so you need to start the process off by planting them correctly.

Outdoor Furniture

Outdoor Furniture

Even the best designed gardens can be let down with the wrong outdoor furniture.

Creating A White Garden

Creating A White Garden

A garden without colour doesn’t have to be a garden without interest…

Top five trees for WA

Top Five Trees for WA

I love the old adage ‘the best time to plant a tree was 20 years ago, then next best time is now.

Water Wise Gardening

Water Wise Gardening

Applying a soil wetting agent to the ground is also good practice, to be done a couple of times throughout the year…

Compost

Compost

Improving your soil is so easy to do by simply adding compost and well-rotted manures and digging them through.

Propagation

Propagation

Everybody loves a plant filled garden bursting with life and variety but to get that you’ll need to spend a small fortune on individual plants.

The High Tech Garden

The High Tech Garden

There are a few high-tech gadgets though that give you more time to switch off as they really help out when it comes to maintaining the outdoors.