Insights

Planting Against a Hot Wall
There are elements of the built landscape or home, such as masonry walls, that can increase the heat and intensify it greatly making it even more difficult to sustain life. …
Picking Pots
No matter the size of your garden, be it a sprawling estate or a tiny inner-city courtyard you are bound to have a few potted plants. Keeping plants in decorative pots dates …
Native Grasses
Grass like plants can add so much to a garden design as they add a vertical accent and strappy leaf that helps to break up more solid rounded shapes. When selecting grassy an…
Gardening
Due to lockdowns record numbers of Australians are now gardening. In fact, 65% of Australian adults have purchased a plant in the last 12 months! It’s a result of spending m…
Top Ten Gardening Tools
Every gardener should have an arsenal of inexpensive yet highly valuable hand tools at the ready for everyday gardening tasks. Getting the right tool for the job at hand will …
Mulch
If there is one thing you can do for your garden right now that will make the most impact, it’s ensuring your garden has an application of mulch and that it is at the correct …
Lawn care for the heat of Summer
February can seem like a struggle in the garden, the sun is hot and for a poor Englishman like me it’s so stifling I retreat inside and look longingly out the window dreaming …
Hedges
Hedges are a fantastic addition to many a garden style, they help to provide boundaries, form edges to garden beds and screen unsightly views and neighbours! Hedges are often…
Keeping Cool in the Garden
Summer can be very sapping in the garden as the heat just seems to make everything that little bit harder. Your plants tend to stifle in the heat and slow down, wilting as the…
What to do if you have no Soil
Everyone has a spot where it seems an impossibility that anything will grow, tiled balconies, paved courtyards even spots down the side of your house simply don’t have the soi…
How to select the right Paving for your Garden
Selecting the right paving or tiles for your outdoor areas is just as important as getting the flooring right in your house. It sets the mood and tone for your garden, so gett…
Getting the best out of your Coastal Garden
As a country where 82% of the population live within 50kms of the coast its safe to assume coastal gardening plays a big role in the Australian gardening scene. Those that do…
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