Stonework: Ideas for Incorporating Rocks in Your Landscaping

If you are looking for a new look for your garden, you may want to consider landscaping via stonework. One of the key elements to bear in mind is that your choice of rocks is what will set the mood for your yard. For instance, if you are looking to add some warmth, you may want to gravitate toward river rocks or beach pebbles. On the other hand, if you would like to brighten the landscape, white marble would be great to eliminate dark shadows from your garden.   Read More...

Hardy, Native, Wildlife-Friendly Plants for Roadway Landscaping

When you're undertaking roadway landscaping, it's important to take extra care with the choice of plants you use. The top consideration should be that any plants are native to Australia, which helps avoid the introduction of invasive species that can wreak havoc on the environment if they get out of control. Other things you should look for are hardy plants that will survive year-round with little or no care, and those that will help local wildlife to thrive.   Read More...

7 Ways to Remember Your Pet

Sometimes, pets can feel more like family than some human family members do. Therefore, coping with the loss of a pet can be truly devastating and hard to deal with. Memorialising pets often brings some relief as it enables you to say goodbye to your pet and, at the same time, helps you keep her memory alive forever. Read on for seven ideas on the best way to remember your pet when he's gone.   Read More...

The Less Obvious Benefits of a Home Irrigation System

Having a home irrigation system installed in your backyard comes with a range of obvious benefits, particularly the time it saves you when you don't need to spend ages watering your plants and the fact that you won't suddenly find your garden suffering after forgetting to water it in hot weather. It lets you get on with more enjoyable garden tasks without having to worry about tedious watering. But there are plenty of other, less obvious upsides to irrigation, too, and they might just show you why having an irrigated garden is a decision you won't regret.   Read More...

Choosing a Mower: Ask Yourself These Questions

Unless you want a wild, untamed landscape in your back garden – and good for you if you do – then you'll need a mower to keep your lawn neat and trimmed. Even if you've been mowing your grass for years, you might not be using the best one for the job, so follow these steps and choose the ideal model for your lawn. How big is your lawn? For smaller lawns, a compact, lightweight mower is ideal – perhaps even a manual one.   Read More...