Maintaining Trees and Lawns

  • Choose The Right Plants

    13 February 2020

    Commercial landscaping must be done right if you intend to make a good first impression on your clients. In a large number of cases, flowers, shrubs and trees are used to highlight the entrance to a commercial building. Making the right choice of plants for such an endeavour can save you and your potential clients a lot of trouble. Here are three things you cannot afford to forget when choosing the right plants for a commercial landscape.

  • Hedge and Bush Trimmers — Your Buying Guide

    12 February 2020

    Hedge and brush trimmers are extremely useful power tools, but the first thing to ask yourself is whether you really need one. If you only have a couple of shrubs in your garden that do not put on lots of growth over the course of a summer, then a pair of hand shears or secateurs is all that you are likely to need. However, if you own a hedge that marks the boundary of your garden, have a plant which is growing over your windows or need to deal with brush growth that is blocking your way onto your driveway, then hedge trimmers are the perfect tool.

  • Two mistakes commercial property owners tend to make when using landscaping services

    5 February 2020

    When a businessperson has their commercial premises landscaped, these are the blunders they tend to commit most often. Requesting landscaping features that are unsuitable for a commercial property Commercial property owners who have never had the chance to work with a landscaper before have a tendency to get carried away when they first hire this type of person, who they know is capable of creating complex and beautiful landscapes. As a result of this, they sometimes request landscape features that, whilst lovely, are not really practical additions to commercial premises.

  • The Services You Should Want For Your Sports Field

    4 February 2020

    When looking for sports field maintenance services for your particular park, you no doubt consider the most obvious things: the health of the grass, the correct line markings, etc. However, there is more to a complete sports field maintenance services package, and you should look for options that have a more holistic attitude about the care of your park. With a little bit of preparation and research, you can get a lot more bang for your buck and, consequently, a more attractive park.

  • Reasons To Invest In Organic Landscaping Soil For Your Planting Needs

    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.

  • What Are The Best Walk-Behind Lawnmowers For Pensioners On A Budget?

    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.

  • How to Make a Retaining Wall Work for Your Garden Hill

    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.

  • How Green Office Cleaning Will Preserve Your Landscape

    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.

  • Typical Types Of Damage Threatening Your Buffalo Turf And Tips To Fix Them

    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.

  • Two tips to remember if the garden of your rented property is in need of some landscaping

    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.