Organic Gardening: Our Tips for a Healthier Garden – Naturally

Looking for eco-friendly gardening methods? At Perth Gardening, we know the right techniques and natural treatments required to promote healthy garden growth - without relying on toxic chemicals and harmful solutions. You can still encourage growth and deter pests the...

What’s the Best Mulch for Gardens

Whether you’re a total newbie, or a garden geek, gardening presents challenges in WA —  invasive weeds, dry climate, and sandy soil are just a few. So, what’s the best solution? Although a great garden takes time and skill, one simple trick can help improve the health...

Pruning Fruit Trees | A Step-by-Step Guide

As the weather changes, trees and plants can come under stress. During these times, it’s crucial to know how to take care of your precious fruit trees.  An important part of this is pruning your fruit trees.  For inexperienced gardeners, pruning can feel intimidating...

20 Lawn Mowing Tips for a Healthy Lawn

Whether you’re working out how to manage a lawn for the first time, trying to repair a neglected yard, or preparing to compete in Australia's Best Lawn, we can help with the transformation! In this blog, we'll cover the basics of lawn mowing, then give some 'garden...

How To Identify Common Garden Weeds and Get Rid of Them

Nothing gets in the way of a beautiful and healthy garden more than weeds. Controlling weeds is vital for the health of your plants, so it’s no surprise that those weeds in your garden have to go. The first step in any garden care plan is to identify what you’re...

How to Take Care of My New Lawn?

How to take care of my new lawn in Perth? So, you’ve just had a vibrant new carpet of lawn (otherwise known as roll on turf) laid down, and you absolutely love it! But now of course the worry is – how do you look after it so it grows healthy and doesn’t give up on you...

Growing A Veggie Garden in Perth

Growing A Veggie Garden in Perth Growing vegetables in your own garden is a rewarding experience – it takes a bit more work but going outside to pick your own salads, veggies or herbs for meals makes it all worth it. It may seem a little daunting if you’ve never done...

Winter Gardening Tips for Perth

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...

How To Have A Happy Dog – And Protect Your Garden

You may be looking for ways to build a low maintenance garden, but you’re doomed if you don’t design your garden with your dog in mind. How to keep your dogs out of your garden should be your primary concern when you start planning your garden. But don’t worry. In...

7 Native Plants To Grow In Your Perth Gardens

7 Native Plants To Grow In Your Perth Gardens Native plants are not just beautiful; they are sustainable, water-saving, cost-effective, and are perfectly suited to the unique local Perth climate. This means you don’t have to spend as much time or effort to maintain...
What to do in your garden in May – Perth Gardening Tips

What to do in your garden in May – Perth Gardening Tips

If you are wondering what you should do in your garden this month to help it thrive and prepare it for the winter season, read on.

May is the last month of Autumn here in Perth, the weather is cooling down and as gardeners, we’re getting ready for the winter months. 

In this blog, we will cover what needs to be done this month to get your garden ready for winter…

Autumn Lawncare Tips for Perth

Autumn Lawncare Tips for Perth

The temperature has dropped and the colder months are coming – here are some lawn care tips you can use make sure your lawn comes out on the other side of winter happy, healthy and ready for you and your family to enjoy!

How to Grow Roses From Cuttings

How to Grow Roses From Cuttings

Propagating Roses From Cuttings Roses can be intimidating but they are actually easy to grow even at home. Passionate growers can try propagating roses from cuttings just by following simple instructions. There is no training necessary to create your own beautiful...

Winter Gardening Tips for Perth

Winter Gardening Tips for Perth

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...

Top Dressing Lawn

Top Dressing Lawn

 What is top dressing lawn? Topdressing is a method used in lawn care and is the application of sand or a soil mix to the surface of your lawn. It is used to level out small indentations in the lawn and create a smooth level surface across the lawn. Topdressing is...

What is Vertimowing or Dethatching a Lawn?

What is Vertimowing or Dethatching a Lawn?

What is Lawn 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...

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