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  • Preparing the garden for summer holidays

    Summer is a great time in the garden especially around the holidays – it feels like it’s the only time we get to really sit back, relax and enjoy the garden without the stresses of work looming over us. To make the most of the holidays, you need to plan your garden so you’re not spending all your time off working on it – that way you can spend more time enjoying it.

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  • Do it yourself Door Wreaths

    Although wreaths have a very long tradition dating back as early as ancient Egypt, in more modern time, they tend to make an appearance mainly around Christmas time. You can, of course, buy a beautiful wreath at your local shop but keep in mind that most of the materials needed can be found in your own garden or in the neighbouring bush. Look around you…fruits, berries, branches, blooms and even nuts; anything goes when it comes to wreaths! By following a few simple steps, you can create a beautiful and memorable door decoration that will greet your guests and be sure to put a smile on their faces.

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  • Celebrating Spring

    Floriade 2016 saw over one million bulbs and annuals bloom in perfect symmetry to the theme of Reflection. Situated alongside Lake Burley Griffin, in Canberra’s Commonwealth Park, Floriade is arguably Australia’s largest spring celebration. Open to the public from mid-September through to mid-October, it attracts over 480,000 visitors each year and incorporates a variety of activities such as floral workshops, garden parties, morning walks and a night festival.

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  • Five easy tips for a beautiful lawn

    The outdoor season is beginning and it’s time to start enjoying your lawn again. With a little care and a lot of love you can ensure a lush green lawn that will be the envy of the neighbourhood. To help, we’ve assembled a list of important things to keep in mind.

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  • Cutting trees at heights

    Working in the treetops is a complicated, cumbersome and dangerous task for amateur gardeners. Cutting the branches from the ground is the easy and safe approach.

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