28 January 2020
You are probably familiar with organic food, but have you ever heard about organic soil? A misassumption some gardening newbies have is that the soil that is already in their yard will automatically be suitable for their planting needs since it is organic. But this is incorrect. Unlike soil that has been at the same spot for a while and subsequently accumulates a host of various additives, organic soil is largely carbon-based.
20 January 2020
Tending to a finely manicured lawn is a fine way for anyone to spend their retirement, but mowing the lawn can be tough on ageing joints and muscles, especially if you suffer from osteoporosis or other conditions associated with later life. Investing in a comfortable ride-on mower is an excellent option if your budget can stretch that far, but many pensioners live on much more modest budgets. Fortunately, there are a wide array of walk-behind lawnmowers that are both inexpensive and very easy for older people to use.
15 January 2020
If you have a hill in your garden, a retaining wall could be the way to keep it looking its best. Here's all you need to know about making retaining walls work in your yard. What Is a Retaining Wall? As the name suggests, a retaining wall is used to 'retain' soil in a garden. One of the most common uses for a wall like this is to preserve hills in gardens.
15 January 2020
Whether your office has its own grounds that you want to keep looking beautiful or you just care about the landscape around your town, using a green office cleaning company will go a long way in keeping that natural beauty. Here are three ways it helps. Green Cleaning Keeps Water Fresh Fresh, clean water is key in keeping the environment healthy and beautiful. Unfortunately, offices across Australia contribute to water pollution every day when they have their facilities cleaned.
14 January 2020
When it comes to natural grass, buffalo turf remains one of the most sought after species in Aussie due to how hard-wearing it is. However, like all other species of natural grass, buffalo turf is not immune to all forms of wear. The trick to ensuring that it is not decimated for one reason or another is to catch the signs of damage early and attend to the health of the grass immediately.
10 January 2020
If the garden of the property you're renting is in poor condition and could use some landscaping, these two tips might be of interest to you. Use decorative gravel to disguise any eyesores around the garden If you rent your home, then you probably cannot (and do not want to) do any type of major, expensive landscaping work that would radically and permanently change the appearance of the garden. However, this does not mean that you have to simply live with a terrible-looking garden.
10 January 2020
While grass, flowers, soil and mulch are essential for a flourishing yard, you may want to consider including landscape gravel as part of your gardening supplies! You may be thinking that gravel will detract from the appearance of your yard, especially if you associate it with the same materials employed for roadwork. However, landscape gravel is vastly different from these supplies. What you may be unaware of is that landscape gravel comes in a vast selection of colours, sizes and shapes.
9 January 2020
Few landscaping sights are more beautiful than rolling green hills. However, getting the hills on your property to stay green is usually easier said than done. Getting grass to grow on a steep slope can be surprisingly difficult. And when you can't grow grass, not only are you faced with an unsightly mess, but you also run the risk of your hill eroding under the harsh effects of the weather. Thankfully, there are a few fixes you can try if you're having grass problems with your hill.