Garden Fertilising Tips and Tricks

Garden Fertilising Tips and Tricks

The Why’s and How’s of Fertilising your garden in Perth.

Nature does an amazing job of self-nurturing and uses incredibly smart and well-honed systems to keep things green and growing. But our carefully designed home gardens tend to work outside nature with our desire to have them green year-round and use of plants which aren’t native to our location. So sometimes nature needs a little help to provide the nutrients needed to maintain a healthy garden (especially when all leaves and green wastes are removed on a regular basis to maintain a tidy garden)

One of the effective ways to do this is by using the right fertilisers as part of our regular gardening activities.

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The Benefits of Mulch in Your Garden

The Benefits of Mulch in Your Garden

Why Mulch? The benefits of mulching your garden in Perth.

Most of you savvy Perth gardeners know that mulching is good for your garden, but might not be so sure of the details in the why – and knowing the why behind the what is the key to choosing the right mulch for your plants and the best way to use it.

So, let’s talk mulch…

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Methods of Weed Control

Methods of Weed Control

Weed Control in Perth gardens

The dreaded W-word… A constant thorn in the side (and eyes) of gardeners everywhere.

Ironically, a lot of our common weeds today were introduced by early settlers in Perth as garden plants! However, they took to our fair country much too well and are now prevalent enough to cause problems that are more than just their appearance. So really, a weed can be defined as any plant growing where it’s not wanted!

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Gardening Tips for March

Gardening Tips for March

Autumn Gardening Tips

We are now entering Autumn in Perth… and finally starting to feel it! Some did say that Summer might continue into these next few months as it came later than usual, but the colder mornings and growing amounts of leaves on the ground speak for themselves!

Prepare to be fighting those pesky leaves for the next few months, but also take some time to enjoy those glorious colours of Autumn! We just love how it goes from stunningly royal displays of purple in the Summer, to those golden and warm orange tones – always something beautiful to spy around our home here in Perth.

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Australian Flora: 3 Beautiful Blooms for Your Garden

Australian Flora: 3 Beautiful Blooms for Your Garden

Any homeowner will be proud to have a well-kept and colourful garden. What better way to have it than to plant beautiful blooms? As one of the driest places in the world, Australia may not seem like the place to cultivate them. But, the country is home to some of the loveliest flora. Here are three flower species you may want to have in your garden.

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Flight and Plants: The Beauty of Avian Gardening

Flight and Plants: The Beauty of Avian Gardening

Plants make a garden, as a garden makes a home — especially for birds.

People tend to their gardens in different ways. Some observe the rules, while others do not. There are a limited amount of people who take the rules to heart and beyond, growing clinical, pristine patches of flora even nature could not replicate. These artistically maintained gardens are a horticultural, even scientific, marvel. We are not going to talk about those today.

Instead, we at Perth Gardening will discuss how we can make our gardens more representative of nature. That is, flora and fauna. More of the flying variety.

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The Perth Garden New Year’s Checklist

The Perth Garden New Year’s Checklist

Nearly all living things observe that time of the year.

For birds, it is migration. For bears, it is hibernation. For most people it’s the holidays! For gardeners, however, it is ordering new seeds and praying that they get the packaging right this time.

You read that right, gardeners of Australia. It is time to look back at the previous year’s harvest and look forward to enriching our spent garden dirt for plant habitation. Let Perth Gardening lead the way.

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