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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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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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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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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The Benefits of Mulch in Your Garden

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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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Gardening Tips for March

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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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Starting Fresh: Plants to Kick Off the New Gardening Year

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Many things change when the New Year rolls around. It is the time for self-improvement and discovery — at least for the first few weeks. Every year brings an opportunity to plant seeds of personal growth, as well as the distractions to make us forget to water them. We here at Perth Gardening feel your pain. Why not plant actual seeds today, and try the personal ones again next year? Or the year after that?

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Summer Gardening Care: Help Your Garden Through the Heat

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Extremely high temperatures are a reality during summers in Australia, and it isn’t just people who face the risk of dehydration. Your garden’s plants are especially vulnerable during this time and you can lose all the hard work you did back in spring in a day if you aren’t careful.

Keeping your plants healthy during the long summer months may prove troublesome, but it isn’t impossible to do. Read on below for some ways you can ensure your garden’s health during summer.

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