Archive: Garden

Winter warmth for your soil

April 26 2017

Organic sugar cane mulch made from a renewable resource is the cleanest and most environmentally friendly mulch available. A 14kg jumbo bag will give you 9m2 of mulch coverage! Sugar cane mulch is a great way to insulate your soil against Geelong’s cold winter air while supressing weeds and retaining moisture. Unlike straw mulch, Sugar cane…

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Straw Bale Gardening

April 26 2017

Straw Bale Gardening is great form of organic gardening that is a cheap alternative to raised bed vegetable gardening. Perfect for any keen gardeners with: Limited space Poor soil Mobility issues Straw bales are relatively small, compared to traditional container gardens. They can be placed on any surface – concrete, ashfelt, sand, grass … anything!…

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Bountiful tomatoes with Epsom Salts

October 8 2016

Epsom salts are a great organic mineral supplement for your garden. They’re inexpensive and safe for your plants, pets and kids. For hundreds of years gardeners have used Epsom salts to improve fruiting and flowering of all sorts of plants. It’s known to enhance colours and textures and produce stronger more bountiful crops and blooms….

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Tuscan Toppings

Tuscan Toppings – driveways & paths

March 19 2016

Tuscan Toppings, also known as Donnybrook Topping, is an excellent topping for driveways, paths or any high traffic area in your garden. The name Tuscan Topping refers to its attractive terracotta colour. It is made of crushed sandstone and if you look closely you’ll notice a complex combination of pale pink through to peachy orange…

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Landscaping pebbles

Aesthetic solution to garden floods

February 9 2016

Visit our Landscape Supplies team for pebbles and rocks of various sizes to create a dry creek bed, the perfect solution for areas of your garden that are subject to flooding. The recent torrential rain around Geelong may have brought to light some areas of your garden that are badly effected by flooding where puddles and…

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Watering The Gardens During The Summer

January 29 2016

Water is one of the foremost essentials on the minds of most gardeners, but it can yet be a very confusing subject. All good gardeners would like to know, when and how much should they be watering in the garden during the summer. We will discuss some of the really smart ways to do that…

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Tap Timer

Garden Hose Tap Timer

December 23 2015

There’s no doubt that hosing you lawn on a summer’s evening can be quite meditative, but there are other nights when you’ve rushed home sweating from an exhausting day at work, picking up the kids etc. and the last thing you want to do is another chore. Or you’re simply not at home and the…

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Buy a MegaTank before 31st Jan 2015

December 1 2015

For your chance to win 1 of 5 prizes, valued at a total of $5,800.  Visit our Irrigation Supplies department to find out more about this and other great offers on rainwater tanks and garden irrigation solutions. The 50,000L Mega Tank (RWT50KL) is only $6,190, including Free Delivery*.  It will provide large capacity for farm…

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Automated garden watering

Garden watering systems

November 18 2015

Install a Garden Watering System today. Garden watering systems keep your garden flourishing all year round, while you relax and enjoy the benefits.  Wallington’s Irrigation Department have a terrific range of pipe and fittings to create great DIY watering systems for gardens. Different garden irrigation systems serve different purposes and are more suitable for different types…

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Sprinkler system

DIY garden sprinkler systems

November 18 2015

Install your own Automated Garden Sprinkler System A garden sprinkler system means you can have lush lawns and garden all year round with no unsightly garden hoses to spoil the view or create obstacles for dogs and children. To start, draw a scale diagram of your yard, including the lawn and any other garden area…

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