Why Should you Hire Someone to Perform Garden Maintenance Services?

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Taking care of your lawn and gardens requires more than just getting the kid down the street to mow  and weed every other week.

But having a yard that’s the envy of the neighborhood doesn’t have to mean giving up every weekend to roll in the dirt.

Hiring garden maintenance services can make all the difference in taming and maintaining your lawn — even if you do have a green thumb. Continue reading Why Should you Hire Someone to Perform Garden Maintenance Services?

Winter Gardening Tips for Perth

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Winter Gardening Tips for Perth Gardens

With the temperature dropping, many of the plants are slowing their growth rates and eventually will become dormant but this is not the case for every plant.  Weeds will be growing more then ever!

Winter is also a great time to prune your trees and shrubs and plant annual bulbs, but also is good for planning for the next season, and checking your reticulation system is in good shape.

Read more to find out what should be done in your Perth garden this Winter.

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Lawn Fertilising Tips and Tricks

When you hear fertilising, you always think of it as referring to garden fertilising – something we all know is important for a healthy garden.

But what about lawn fertilising for healthy grass?

Read on for why lawn fertilising is important and our tips and tricks for getting it right.

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The Beginner’s Guide to Tree Trimming For a Better Yard

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You likely already know that filling your yard with beautiful trees can help to increase your home’s curb appeal and value.

Still, in order to keep things looking great, you’ll need frequent tree trimming!

Doing so will get rid of any diseased branches, let more sunlight in, and help your tree to live longer!

In this post, we’re telling you everything you need to know about the basics of tree trimming!

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5 Useful Tips to Beautify your Garden

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Do you want to create a garden that’s as beautiful as the great outdoors?

We thought so.

Well, if you want to make the most of your garden, you will need to spruce up your landscape.

To ensure you can enjoy your garden come rain or shine, here are 5 useful garden maintenance tips.

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Reducing and Eliminating Your Rodent Problem

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Gardens are so beautiful.

They can provide us with many hours of enjoyment. Whether that’s looking at your garden, or even working in your garden.

What’s not so enjoyable is the rodent problem that might be wreaking havoc on all your hard work.

Mice and other rodents can really wreck your lawn or garden if you aren’t paying attention.

So you can get the most out of your garden, here are a few ideas you can use in reducing and eliminating your rodent problem.

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Hedges – Benefits and Maintenance

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Hedges tend to go unnoticed in gardens. They are overshadowed by trees and larger plants. They become a backdrop for more colorful flowers.

Despite this, hedges play many important roles in gardens and landscapes that you shouldn’t ignore. Their presence helps to define an outdoor space.

That’s why hedge maintenance is so important. It’s easy to forget about the proper care of these plants, but it can be harmful to do so.

Let’s look at why a little bit of easy care can go a long way with hedges.

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Questions to Ask Before Hiring a Lawn and Landscape Service

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It’s time to hire a lawn and landscape business to take care of your outdoors.

You have a beautiful yard, you just don’t have the time or ability to make it as gorgeous as it can be. You could just do a quick Google search and hire the first business that pops up. But you deserve a competent company that can offer you the best service possible.

That’s what you’re paying them for, right?

Here are the questions to ask before hiring a lawn and landscape service:

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Why Are Garden Clean Ups Important Before the Temperature Changes?

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Garden Clean Ups – worth the work!

The garden does more than add aesthetic value to a home; it provides homeowners with a place where they can relax and enjoy nature. Studies have shown that plants have a calming effect on people, especially if they are suffering from an illness or dealing with the daily grind of stress at work.

Your garden needs maintenance to keep pests away and to prepare it once the temperature changes. Heat, excessive water from rain and cold weather may damage your plants or prevent them from growing properly.

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Understanding & Improving Perth’s Sandy Soil

Because most of Perth sits on ancient sand dunes, much of our soil is made up of sand, which is not ideal for gardens and lawns.

First things first – you need to be realistic! A lush tropical oasis or an English cottage garden is possible with the right reticulation and maintenance, but likely to cause nothing but headaches if not done properly in our hot climate – which involves some work! Continue reading Understanding & Improving Perth’s Sandy Soil