Gardening

  • 6 Ways to Increase Biodiversity in Your Garden

    A biodiverse garden is a garden that’s filled with life in multiple forms. It encompasses a variety of plant species, which, in turn, attracts an array of wildlife. Not only does this make a garden…

  • Controlling Weeds Around Garden Trees

    While you may already have methods in place to deal with the weeds that pop up around your garden, preventing them from emerging around your garden trees is a little trickier. That said, this is…

  • Designer Trees for Christmas

    While it scarcely seems possible when Halloween arrives, November is just ahead, and next will be December and Christmas. People who live on the northern side of the equator often wonder whether people in Australia…

  • How to Spring Clean Your Garden

    You may have already started spring cleaning your home, but don’t forget to do the same to your garden too! Early spring, once pollinators have finished overwintering in plant debris but before new growth really…

  • 5 Ways to Add a New Focal Point to Your Garden

    Every garden needs a few focal points. They immediately attract attention and provide a sense of structure and direction. Design them strategically and a quick glance at your garden will have your eyes flitting from…

  • How to Create Microclimates in Your Garden

    Ever wish you could grow cool-season crops in the middle of a hot summer? Or perhaps you’d like to extend your growing season well into the winter? Either way, microclimates are the answer. A microclimate…

  • Homemade Fertilisers for Garden Trees

    Spring is a great time to begin fertilising your garden trees. This nutritional boost will give your trees all they need for the upcoming growing season. However, don’t go purchasing any new fertilisers just yet…

  • 4 Trees to Plant in Your Garden This Spring

    Looking to spruce up your garden this season? One easy way to add instant drama and interest is by planting a tree, and early spring is the best time of year to do that.  …

  • Trendy Trees: 3 Garden Trees in High Demand

    Looking for a way to update and modernise your garden? We’ve been busy exploring some of the top tree trends of 2021 – many are guaranteed to be short-lived fads that aren’t worth your time…

  • Moving to a New Garden

    Moving is always an exciting event, but when you move to a new garden a whole new dimension is added. Perhaps you are moving to your first garden, or you might be moving from a…

  • 5 Ways Gardening Benefits Your Physical & Mental Health

    Chances are that after spending some time in your garden, you feel better in both a physical and mental way, but have you ever wondered why this is? Don’t worry, you’re not imagining things -…

  • How to Create a Desert Garden

    Dramatic, mysterious, and romantic, there’s just something about desert gardens that hold so much appeal. Granted, the lack of water available poses a challenge, but, so long as you design your space correctly, you’ll be…

  • How to Increase Humidity for Outdoor Plants

    While some plants love a dry and arid environment, others need humidity to survive. When it comes to houseplants, this is easy enough to provide – simply flick the switch on your humidifier or move…