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.
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!
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.
Growing a thriving garden in Perth comes with its own unique issues; we live in a hot and dry climate so it’s important to take care of gardens and lawns in the most appropriate way for our local environment. (more…)