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Murraya Hedges: A Complete and Easy Guide

Murraya Hedge Let me start by saying, the Murraya paniculata hedge deserves a chance. It’s worth having in your garden and a joy for relaxing in your private space. The Murraya hedge is like that no-nonsense best friend who will push you to do better and has a heart...

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Why Do People Like Living In Toowoomba?

Why Do People Like Living In Toowoomba?

What if I told you that you can live in a beautiful tree-lined city that’s 700 metres above sea level with a 24/7 panoramic view of the mountains, a budding coffee and dining scene, and street art so epic it can rival Melbourne’s? Sounds too good to be true? I’m...

Which Houses In Brisbane Have The Best-Kept Lawns?

Which Houses In Brisbane Have The Best-Kept Lawns?

Best lawns in Brisbane plus a whole lot of sun, sand, and sea As always, we’re thrilled to bring you one of our featured articles, and this year we’re heading to the Sunshine State. Just between you and me, I’m particularly excited about this one. Because, why not?...

How To Water Your Garden and Lawn Like a Pro

How To Water Your Garden and Lawn Like a Pro

If you were to describe how you water your garden or lawn, which do you think fits your style? Are you a tough love kind of garden owner? If you think that plants are self-sufficient and can take care of themselves with just a little bit of sunshine, some soil, and...

5 Reasons Why You Should Prune Plants In Summer

5 Reasons Why You Should Prune Plants In Summer

Summer pruning is a wonderful way to check your plants’ growth throughout the year. Pruning is usually done to stimulate growth. Although winter pruning is common practice because it is done after harvest, it’s no secret that pruning in summer does wonders for the...

Why You Should Have a Japanese Hedge Bamboo in Your Garden

Why You Should Have a Japanese Hedge Bamboo in Your Garden

Japanese Hedge Bamboo: A Great Choice For Your Hedge Take a deep breath and imagine a relaxing Sunday afternoon in a beautiful tropical oasis. You’ll be sitting comfortably in your lounge chair while listening to the faint rustling of bamboo leaves. Relaxing, isn’t...

Murraya Hedges: A Complete and Easy Guide

Murraya Hedges: A Complete and Easy Guide

Murraya Hedge Let me start by saying, the Murraya paniculata hedge deserves a chance. It’s worth having in your garden and a joy for relaxing in your private space. The Murraya hedge is like that no-nonsense best friend who will push you to do better and has a heart...

When to Prune Hedges and How Often: What You Need To Know

When to Prune Hedges and How Often: What You Need To Know

There are a lot of reasons why hedges are well-loved by garden owners. For one, well-maintained hedges make your garden look more polished and add value to your property. That’s already a win for you! Apart from making your home attractive, hedges are also versatile....

How To Grow A Hedge: Everything You Need To Know

How To Grow A Hedge: Everything You Need To Know

Growing a hedge is not as hard as you might think. If you’re not quite sure how to start, it would help to know what your objective is. Some homeowners grow a hedge as a windbreak or privacy screen. A hedge can also be used for ornamental or aesthetic purposes.  Do...

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How To Start An Urban Garden

How To Start An Urban Garden Beautiful images and stories online can easily inspire you to start your own garden. With the modern movement on urban and sustainable living, people in cities can now enjoy gardens in their homes as well. The process may be challenging,...

Tips For Weeding Your Garden

Tips For Weeding Your Garden Weeds are nature's way of reminding us that nothing gets done without hard work. Some weeds can be quite pretty, and you may find it tempting to leave them in your garden. However, as is their nature, they can grow aggressively and steal...

How Much Do Gardening Services Cost?

How Much Do Gardening Services Cost? If the quality and beauty of your yard matter to you, you can’t do better than hiring professional gardeners. There’s just one thing – professional gardening services aren’t free.  Depending on the calibre of the gardener and the...

Hedge Trimming

5 Reasons Why You Should Prune Plants In Summer

Summer pruning is a wonderful way to check your plants’ growth throughout the year. Pruning is usually done to stimulate growth. Although winter pruning is common practice because it is done after harvest, it’s no secret that pruning in summer does wonders for the...

Why You Should Have a Japanese Hedge Bamboo in Your Garden

Japanese Hedge Bamboo: A Great Choice For Your Hedge Take a deep breath and imagine a relaxing Sunday afternoon in a beautiful tropical oasis. You’ll be sitting comfortably in your lounge chair while listening to the faint rustling of bamboo leaves. Relaxing, isn’t...

Murraya Hedges: A Complete and Easy Guide

Murraya Hedge Let me start by saying, the Murraya paniculata hedge deserves a chance. It’s worth having in your garden and a joy for relaxing in your private space. The Murraya hedge is like that no-nonsense best friend who will push you to do better and has a heart...

Lawn Mowing

When Should You Get Turf?

When Should You Get Turf? Rolling out some turf can transform a forgotten patch of scrub grass into a delightful and functional outside space in just a couple of hours. The almost instant results can make it an ideal solution for a rapid garden fix-up. It can also...

How To Whipper Snipper Edges

How To Whipper Snipper Edges Almost every Australian property owner understands how to mow their lawns. However, using a whipper snipper on edges can be a bit trickier than mowing. If you've never used a whipper snipper, you will need some basic guidelines if you...

How To Make Your Lawn Look The Best In The Neighbourhood

How To Make Your Lawn Look The Best In The Neighbourhood Are you tired of your neighbour bragging about his lawn? Here are some easy lawn mowing tips to make your lawn the envy of the neighbourhood and make your neighbour eat some humble pie. Proper Watering Good soil...

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How To Water Your Garden and Lawn Like a Pro

If you were to describe how you water your garden or lawn, which do you think fits your style? Are you a tough love kind of garden owner? If you think that plants are self-sufficient and can take care of themselves with just a little bit of sunshine, some soil, and...

How To Get Rid Of Garden Pests

How To Get Rid Of Garden Pests Maintaining a healthy garden in Australia is fulfilling but challenging. Australia is known for its wide variety of wildlife. In a single Aussie garden, you’ll find numerous creatures! Although some insects are beneficial for your...

The Best Landscape Design Ideas For The Backyard

One of the advantages of owning a house is that you have a backyard that you can arrange as you like. You can transform your yard into a cosy space where you can relax, you can create an area to barbecue with friends, or you can build out a pool for the kids....

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