Replanting our yard

Pros and Cons of Pre-Made Hydroponic Starter Kits

Getting into hydroponics has been made easier over the past few years by manufacturers and private sellers creating pre-made hydroponic starter kits. These kits come with everything you need to get started in hydroponics and decide if you want to keep going or if you want to go a different gardening route. Though this sounds great, there are some pros and cons with these kits that you should consider before buying. Read More 

New Turf Lawn Troubleshooting Tips - Gappy Lawns

If you've recently laid a new turf lawn and now notice gaps appearing between the individual sods, you may be wondering why.  Here's a helpful troubleshooting guide to gappy lawns with tips on prevention and cure. What causes gappy lawns? There are three main causes of gappy lawns: poor preparation of the area turf laid too far apart lack of water Prevention tips Thankfully, all of these issues are easily avoided. Read More 

Are You Using the Right Lawnmower for Your Property?

Cutting the grass is probably no one's idea of fun, but if you find that it's especially difficult for you, it may be that you're simply not using the right lawnmower for your property. It may be undersized so it's not powerful enough to cut through the thick grass you have, or you might be overlooking certain features that are available and which can make grass cutting that much easier on you. Read More 

Why a Ride on Mower Would Be Beneficial to You

If you are contemplating purchasing a new lawn mower, you should consider investing in a ride on mower. These types of lawn mowers look similar to bumper cars and allow you to actually sit on the mower as you are maintaining your lawn. One of the biggest benefits of opting for these types of mowers is that they decrease the amount of physical exertion required to mow your lawn. However, the reduction in muscle strain as well as the fatigue associated with lawn mowing is not the only advantage that they provide you with. Read More 

How to Make the Most of Your Bin Hire

There may come situations that you will be producing an abnormal amount of waste on your property. The reasons for this could range from engaging in landscaping, a home renovation or even just spring-cleaning of your entire home. In these instances, you would be better off contemplating bin hire rather than having to wait for your scheduled garbage collection services. This is because such projects tend to generate a lot of waste materials and keeping them on your property can translate into safety as well as health hazards. Read More 

About Me

Replanting our yard

I am a bit tired of how much work our garden is taking to maintain, so I am replacing all of the fussy plants with Australian natives from the region. Not only will they take less work to maintain, but it should also help us to attract some native birds and animals into the yard, which will be a nice change. This blog shows my project and explains why I have chosen the different plants, with some tips on how you can do the same thing. It should be useful for anyone with a yard that they want to convert to natives.