Archive: Garden

Garden Pots

Why Garden Pots?

December 3 2014

Garden pots make perfect sense in a small city home, but if you have a decent sized suburban block somewhere like Ocean Grove or Leopold, or even acreage in Drysdale then what’s the point? Good question. In the first instance, a stunning pot makes relatively inexpensive architectural feature. Like a piece of well-chosen décor in…

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Garden Mulch

Choosing a garden mulch

October 30 2014

Garden mulch is like a health tonic for your garden, whether it’s a backyard vegie patch or formal flower bed.  We recommend gardeners in Geelong and district apply a quality garden mulch to help retain water, moderate the impact of both hot and cold temperatures, reduce weeds and fight pests.  Which all means, you spend…

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Sprinkler irrigation

November lawn and garden care

October 30 2014

With warmer weather on its way, now is the time to check your irrigation system to ensure its working correctly and efficiently.  Simple things such as cleaning out filters, repairing leaks or possibly changing the way you water your garden can make all the difference.  Consider installing a drip feed irrigation system or set up…

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October gardening

October 7 2014

Before the onslaught of a hot Geelong summer, it’s time to test your watering or irrigation system.  If you don’t have an drip feed irrigation system, you might think of installing one now, before the heat arrives. Give your lawn a bit of attention. Aerate using a garden fork to encourage deeper water penetration.  Scatter…

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