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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.

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.

Spring Into Action: Our Garden Prep Tips for a Thriving Summer
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Spring Into Action: Our Garden Prep Tips for a Thriving Summer

Spring is just around the corner. The flowers are blooming, the scent is in the air as the prime growth season is upon us. Now is the perfect time for us Queenslanders to roll up our sleeves and get stuck into the essential spring garden prep. The hard work you do now will set the stage for a thriving garden during our hot summer months.

Read on as we’ll share vital garden prep tips tailored to our Brisbane climate, helping you cultivate a thriving garden that withstands the challenges of the upcoming season.

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.

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.

Cheap Landscaping Ideas - Brisbane Soils
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Cheap Landscaping Ideas That Can Add Value to Your Home

We Aussies spend a whopping $7 billion on lawnmowing and landscaping every year. And you can’t blame us! Not only is it deeply satisfying to look outside at a beautiful, well-kept garden, but – and here’s the real kicker – it can also add serious value to your home.

Want to find out about the specific landscaping ideas that have this glorious financial effect? You’re in the right place. From using trusty Brisbane mulch to adding atmospheric outdoor lighting, here are 5 cheap landscaping ideas to bring your home to life!

Brisbane Soils - Landscaping Ideas
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5 Landscaping Ideas on a Budget

Landscaping is a great way to add value to your home, make it look more appealing, and add an element of style to your garden. However, hiring a professional landscaper to undertake the work can be expensive. If you don’t have the money to pay for a professional, there are a few things that you can do yourself.

Here are our top five landscaping ideas on a budget!

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