Maintaining Trees and Lawns

  • Major Soil Types Found in the Garden and Their Benefits

    28 September 2020

    If you are planning to start a vegetable garden in your home, it is advisable to begin by learning the different soil types. The success of your gardening will depend on how well you work with the soil type you find there.  However, there are times when no matter how hard you try, your soil type cannot adapt to the type of gardening you want to invest in. In this case, you are allowed to contact a gardening soil supplies shop to get the most appropriate soil type to supplement what you have.

  • How Do You Know If It's Practical to Develop a New Plot of Land?

    19 August 2020

    If you own a large piece of land and want to develop it from a commercial point of view, you need to understand your options. You'll want to know if you can subdivide it and if so, how this can be accomplished, or you may need to work out what you can do with the common areas. Certainly, you will need to liaise with the local council to understand any restrictions, but you should make sure that you commission a proper land survey before you begin.

  • Reasons to Spread Travertine Around Your Home

    29 June 2020

    If you're looking for a beautiful material to incorporate in different areas of your property, consider travertine stone. Here are some reasons for this enhancement. Displays Attractive Earthy Hues Travertine comes in earthy tones of fawn, peach, pink, grey and ivory, typically with subtle shadings of similar colours. Pale tones reflect light and brighten up a room—thus, you'll create an airy-feeling bathroom, for example, by spreading travertine tiles across the walls and floors.

  • Two Reasons For Damaged Lawn Areas And Repair Tips

    15 April 2020

    Now that summer has passed in Australia, lawn growth is slowing down, which means this is the perfect time to undertake lawn care maintenance before the minimal growth season of winter arrives. Worn or damaged areas of lawn are of particular concern right now because shortly you will not be able to fix the issue until spring. There are several reasons why lawn damage occurs and various options for repairing it.

  • 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.