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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.

5 Tips for Building a Sustainable Garden
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5 Tips for Building a Sustainable Garden

Planning your landscaping can be an overwhelming process regardless if you are building a garden from scratch or re-doing an existing garden. However, if you do your research, building a sustainable garden is not only beneficial for the environment, but it can also save you time and money in the long run. Utilizing mother nature by planning your garden effectively reduces your need for water and expensive and harmful pest control.

Furthermore, by using eco-friendly practices, you can create a healthy and thriving garden that encourages visitors from your local wildlife and reduces your carbon footprint. So how do you build a sustainable garden? Read on for five tips for building a sustainable garden that you can implement today.

5 Benefits of Compost: Improving Soil Health and Saving Money
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5 Benefits of Compost: Improving Soil Health and Saving Money

Whether you’re a seasoned green thumb or new to gardening, chances are you have heard of compost. Our conditions here in Brisbane give us an advantage for growing a lush and healthy year-round garden but providing your garden with the right nutrients is essential in maintaining its growth.

So what exactly is compost and what role does it play in improving soil health? Read on to learn the ins and outs of this gardening powerhouse.

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.

Garden Supplies - Brisbane Soils
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The 5 Best Garden Supplies For Your Yard (and Why!)

Looking for garden supplies to enhance the natural beauty of your yard? Well, why not start with soil? Soil types vary even within relatively small geographical areas. Plenty of rich, red, fertile soil has blessed many gardens in the Redlands area. In other parts of Brisbane and the Gold coast, the soil can be more gravelly but still balanced and loamy.

Whichever way you want your garden to grow, a little extra help will never go amiss. Read on for 5 garden supplies that’ll suit your beds down to the ground.

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!

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