Why Should you Hire Someone to Perform Garden Maintenance Services?

Garden Maintenance Services

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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Why Hiring Professional Landscape Services Is a Good Investment

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Yardwork. We all love having a beautiful home, but most of us cannot stand the upkeep.

And even if we love being outside, we never have enough time to enjoy it. A yard can either be a wonderful addition to a home or a costly drain of time and energy.

There is a better way to care for your landscaping needs, you know. And it might be time to hire a specialist.

Good news: There are a number of reasons why hiring professional landscape services is a good investment.

We’ll show you.

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What is Dethatching? | How to Deal with Lawn Thatch

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What is thatch?

Thatch is a build-up of organic matter which forms a layer under the blades of grass but on top of the soil.

During the warmer seasons of Spring and Summer, the thatch is usually made up of runners, living and dead, as well as other organic matter such as leaves and lawn-clippings. In the cooler seasons, thatch is created from dead and dying organic matter.

Read on for why this can be a problem, and what to do about it.

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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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When and How to Water Plants in Your Garden The Right Way

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So, you just started a garden and aren’t sure when and how much to water it.

We understand.

Not watering your garden enough can result in lower quality and quantity of crops. But an overabundance could drown your crops and plants.

Over-watered plants can look healthy at first. However, they soon start to droop, look mushy, and develop fungus.

We want you to succeed in your gardening endeavours so we created this article for you to learn when the right time is to water your garden as well as how to water plants.

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How to Garden Without Wasting Water: 5 Simple Tips

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Water usage tripled over the last 50 years. And while only ten percent of the water used goes toward domestic usage, it’s up to each and every one of us to do our part and lessen our consumption.

And yet, how do you lessen your consumption?

One of the biggest offenders in the area of water waste at home is the lawn and garden.

You can save a lot of water and save on your water bill if you reduce how much water you waste in the garden.

So, it’s time to learn to garden without wasting water.

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How to Check Your Plants and Soil for Nutrient Deficiencies

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Nutrient deficiencies in the garden

The last thing us garden-proud, green thumb types want to find when out caring for our gardens, are leaves with yellow spots, stunted growth or curling leaves in plants that should be green and healthy!

Obviously, something is wrong but what? And how do you know how to fix it?!

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Garden Fertilising Tips and Tricks

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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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