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.
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.
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.
Rainy weather can present challenges for your garden. Utilizing your garden soil along with other drainage tools can help you prepare your garden for our often wet and wild Brisbane summer. Here are some ways to make sure your plants are prepared for the season ahead:
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