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Maximising the Lifespan of Your Mulch | Mulch longevity
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Maximising the Lifespan of Your Mulch

When it comes to the wonderful world of landscaping materials, mulch stands as an unsung hero. Whether you are a long-time gardener or new to the hobby, you must know the plenty of benefits that mulch brings to our gardens and outdoor spaces. However, the challenge with mulch is that it often falls victim to premature deterioration. Mulch longevity is crucial for a healthy garden and for a healthy wallet!

Read on as we look at the secrets of mulch longevity.

Designing Your Edible Garden in Small Spaces
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Designing Your Edible Garden in Small Spaces

With the current cost of living, it’s no wonder that building an edible garden is rising. Not only is growing your fruits and vegetables great for your health and your wallet, but it has a positive effect on your mental health. However, many of us live in smaller spaces nowadays where space can be a limitation for growing our tomatoes.

When it comes to turning your small garden space into a flourishing edible garden, there are plenty of possibilities to make your dream a reality. Even with a small balcony, tiny courtyard, or a modest backyard, you can establish a garden that provides fresh, homegrown produce. Read on as we, the experts at Brisbane Soils look at the best tips for designing functional edible gardens in small spaces.

Wading Through Water: The Best Waterlogged Garden Solutions
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Wading Through Water: The Best Waterlogged Garden Solutions

After heavy rainfall, your once-thriving garden can find itself underwater. Excess water in your gardens presents a host of challenges to the health of your plants and soil that you need to be aware of.

Read on as we look at the best waterlogged garden solutions to help you navigate through the aftermath of storms and heavy rainfall. Taking action ensures your garden not only survives but thrives.

The Best Drought-Tolerant Plants | The Best Mulch
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The Best Drought-Tolerant Plants

During our hot Brisbane summer, keeping our gardens thriving can be a challenge. However, with proper care and proper planning by selecting the right plants and the best mulch, you can create a beautiful and resilient garden that can withstand harsh drought conditions.

Read on as we explore the best drought-tolerant plants for Brisbane gardens, with a particular focus on utilizing the best mulch to protect your plants from drought.

The Benefits of Mulch for Brisbane Gardens
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The Benefits of Mulch for Brisbane Gardens

We Brisbanites enjoy a unique climate that allows us to enjoy sunshine nearly year-round. While gardens traditionally thrive with sunshine, our climate with its high temperatures and dry periods presents both opportunities and challenges for our gardens.

With our hot summers and often dry weather, maintaining a lush and green garden can be harder than it looks. However, one secret weapon that every Queensland gardener should have in their arsenal is mulch. Read on as we at Brisbane Soils will look at the incredible benefits of mulch and how it can help your garden to beat the heat.

The Ultimate Guide to Winter Gardening in Brisbane
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The Ultimate Guide to Winter Gardening in Brisbane

Those of us who are lucky enough to call Brisbane home, we are one lucky bunch. Not only are we blessed with a beautiful and vibrant city, but we live in arguably one of the best climates in the world. Our winter months are full of sunshine and warmth which gifts us with perfect gardening weather nearly year-round.

While the cooler months are warmer than most, the cooler temperatures may pose challenges for gardening enthusiasts, yet they also present an opportunity to nurture and transform your outdoor space. Read on as we explore valuable tips, essential practices, and the best plant choices to help you create a flourishing winter garden.

Autumn Harvest: How to Grow Your Own Vegetables | Soil Preparation
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A Guide to Growing Your Own Autumn Vegetables

As the summer heat fades and the cool autumn breeze rolls in, it’s time to start planning your vegetable garden for the cooler months ahead. In Queensland, autumn is an ideal time to grow a variety of vegetables as our intense heat subsides for a few months and allows our winter vegetables to thrive.

With some garden planning and soil preparation, you can grow a bountiful harvest of delicious vegetables in your own backyard. Here’s a guide to Queensland’s autumn harvest and how to grow your own fresh vegetables.

What Is A Rain Garden And How Does It Work? | Eco-friendly landscaping
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What Is A Rain Garden And How Does It Work?

If you live in an area that is prone to heavy rainfalls or storms like Brisbane, or if a particular area in your yard is often waterlogged, a rain garden is a fantastic way of bringing in more eco-friendly landscaping whilst managing excess water.

A rain garden is a depressed area that collects rainwater during storms or heavy rainfall and then filters it through plants and soil before the water is released. It’s an easy way to make your gardening more sustainable and increase your local wildlife habitat!

Learn the benefits and basics of rain gardens below!

The Best Mulch For Termite Prevention | The Benefits of Mulch
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The Best Mulch For Termite Prevention

Mulching your garden is extremely important here in Australia due to its impressive ability to retain moisture which is imperative for water conservation. Given our tough climate, keeping your soil moist can reduce the need of watering your garden by 60%!

The benefits of mulch to your garden are vast as are the types and their own unique set of benefits. Read on to learn the benefits such as reducing weeds and even the prevention of termites.

How to Help Your Garden Survive The Heat | Protect Your Garden
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How to Help Your Garden Survive The Heat

Summer is the best time of year to get outside and enjoy your backyard but it’s also a time when gardens are most vulnerable. Our volatile weather in Brisbane is very hit-and-miss. We often have too much rain or too little rain which can make being a green thumb a challenge.

So how do you protect your garden in very hot and dry weather? Plants need to be watered, but if your water bill is high or if you live in an area with water restrictions, water isn’t the only answer. Let’s look at the top tips to keep your garden green without breaking the bank.

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