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How to Create a Practical Garden Where the Terrain May Say Otherwise

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If you love to maintain an outdoor garden but have recently moved into a property that’s built on sloping land, you may face a problem. How can you create a new outdoor masterpiece to grow flowers and vegetables when the soil is likely to be washed away when the rainy season comes around? In a situation like this, you may need to be creative and “chop” your garden space up into sections instead, but how can you go about this so that your gardening will be a pleasure and not a pain? Read More»

5 Ways of Controlling Environmental Erosion

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Erosion occurs when wind, water or ice carries away and deposits material in another place. While erosion is a natural process, human activities can accelerate it. This blog post will discuss five ways of controlling environmental erosion. Read on to learn more! 1. Construct retaining walls to prevent soil from washing away You can use walls and dams made of rocks, concrete or brick to slow down or stop water from carrying away soil particles. Read More»

Why It's Important to Choose the Right Type of Grass for Your Lawn

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You might be interested in planting grass on your property. After all, having nice, plush grass on your property can instantly improve its kerb appeal and make it more beautiful and enjoyable for you and your family. You shouldn’t plant just any type of grass seed that you can find on your property, however; instead, you will need to take your time to do your research about different types of grass, and you’ll need to make sure that you choose the right grass seed for your property. Read More»

Ideas for Incorporating Stone into Your Garden

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If you want to add visual interest to your garden, you could use rocks. They come in different shapes and sizes, and they can see suit various needs. Here are some ideas for your backyard. Stone Mulch While rock can be carved into pavers and blocks, it can also be used as gravel, pebble and stones in a more natural form. Spread stone mulch over garden beds, for example, to help retain soil and keep weeds at bay. Read More»

How To Choose The Best Lawnmower For Your First Home

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Every Saturday morning across Australia the sound of lawnmowers firing up can be heard for miles around. A lot of people take great pride in their lawns and making sure it is at the right height at all times is top of the list of required maintenance. If you are choosing a lawnmower for the first time, however, you may have considerably less experience in knowing what is good and what is to be avoided. Read More»

Why You Should Lay Your New Turf As Soon As You Get It

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If you bought a home that was in need of renovation, you might have inherited a lawn that was definitely in need of some care. In this case, you may have decided to dig everything up and start afresh, as this will be far simpler than trying to salvage something that was too far gone. Before you place an order for fresh turf, however, make sure that you can adjust your schedule accordingly. Read More»

3 Economical Landscaping Ideas to Help You Create a Stunning Front Yard

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When landscaping the front part of your yard, look for ways that will make it not just beautiful but also functional. Most people get it wrong when landscaping their front yard because they think it’s all about making it look beautiful. However, you should also consider some other aspects when landscaping it.  For instance, choose landscaping methods that will help minimise air pollution, erosion, flood and other adverse weather changes. This way, you create a landscape that is not only beautiful but also lively. Read More»

Reasons to Choose Spray Grass Over Grass Seed and Sod

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Working on an old and worn-out lawn can have a property owner questioning their ability to restore the yard’s aesthetics. The good news is that advancements in lawn care can turn any hardscape, no matter how bad it looks, into an impeccable work of art. Therefore, different types of grass lawns and turfs are readily available to homeowners. However, most property owners don’t know whether to install grass seed, sod or spray grass. Read More»

Want a Low-Maintenance Lush Lawn? Try Kikuyu Turf

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If you like your garden to look good but don’t have green fingers or any time to spend nurturing your lawn, then you want a low-maintenance grass. Laying kikuyu turf can be an easy way to get good grass coverage and a lawn that looks after itself. Why is kikuyu a good option for a lawn? Kikuyu Grows Quickly Kikuyu grass is actually classified as a weed. Don’t let this put you off. Read More»

Two reasons why every professional landscaper should have a ride on mower

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If you run a landscaping business, it’s worth purchasing a ride on mower. Read on to find out why. It could increase your enterprise’s profitability Performing your work at a slow pace will have a negative impact on your business’ profitability. As such, it is important to invest in equipment that will enable you to carry out your landscaping work quickly and efficiently, so that you can complete a greater number of landscaping projects in a shorter amount of time (and thus earn more money). Read More»