We’re all accustomed to seeing textbook gardens on television with the same types of plants planted together in picture-perfect rows. Did you know that mixing up the types of produce you plant make a natural deterrent to insects and pests? When you’re planting a vegetable garden, it’s common practise to plant each type together, e.g. all tomatoes in one row and all onions in another row. Plants like garlic, onion, […]
Soil Conditioner – designed to mix in with Perth’s sandy soil to create healthy soil and plant growth. Mushroom Compost – designed to mix in with Perth’s sandy soil to create healthy soil and plant growth. Soil Solver – is a natural clay mineral which turns sand into a fertile loam soil, full of mineral rich silts. It transforms sand into a reliable garden soil that permanently holds onto more […]
Special Lawn Mix is great for top dressing existing lawns. Top dress as thinly as possible about 10mm thick. You should still be able to see bits of grass after spreading. Water in well immediately afterwards and maintain regular and heavy watering for 10 days after top dressing.
The advantages of mulching your garden beds, is for water conservation. Mulch stops the top of the soil drying out, keeps the soil moist, and can reduce watering by about 60 per cent. Mulching also prevents weeds and weed seed germination, which compete with plants for moisture and nutrients. Mulching also keeps the soil temperature constant. It is good idea to rake mulch every couple of months to allow aeration […]