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Sunday, May 27, 2018

Big ideas to maximise your small garden

City dwellers are constantly scrambling to make the most of the decreasing green spaces available in modern cities. Just check out any city parkland...

Stay cool in the backyard this summer

Shade Matters Smarten up your balcony, deck, garden or courtyard with some shade. In the sun it can be well over 40 degrees Celsius on...

Lawn Grub Detection and Control

So you have spent weeks preparing and caring for your lawn, and it is paying off! It has finally become beautifully lush and green, and is like a carpet! A little brown patch appears… you think maybe it just needs a bit of water, or maybe a little bit of fertiliser burn has occurred. No panic, put the sprinkler out for 20 minutes or so and she’ll be right!

7 Garden Jobs You Could Knock Over in a Weekend

Weekends are precious for the avid DIY enthusiast and there is nothing worse than approaching stumps at 5PM Sunday with plenty of garden project still to...

Create an outdoor room in 5 easy steps

With only a month or two of real winter on offer in Queensland, a home's outdoor space is utilised almost all year round. And...

Garden makeover: when to splurge or save

The Great Australian Dream is a belief that in Australia, home-ownership can lead to a better life. Add to that, the fact that a great garden...

5 Tips to Create a Water Efficient Backyard

Creating a water efficient backyard does not need to be a costly measure, with so many quick and easy ideas available. Reducing your water consumption is not only good for the environment, but can ultimately save you hundreds of dollars in household bills. For some great tips on how to create a water-wise backyard, check out our helpful hints below.

Turf Maintenance through the Summer Months

As the temperature heats up, we usually jump in the pool to cool off, or turn on the a/c to chill out! Unfortunately, we can’t do the same for our lawns! A long, hot and dry summer is your lawns worst enemy, so it is extremely important to both prepare and maintain your lawn consistently through the summer months

6 Great Uses for Pot Plants in Your Garden

Love pots and planters but don't know how to incorporate them into your garden design? Well here's 6 great uses for pot plants in...
Raised Vegetable Garden, vege garden

Raising the right type of veggies

It seems everybody these days wants to grow their own produce, and it’s a great idea for so many reason! Firstly, it’s healthy for...