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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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