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Three Practical Gifts For The First-Time Homeowner

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It is an exciting and emotional time when your oldest child moves out of home for the first time. However, before you start plotting about what you are going to do with their room, it is time to turn your attention to a housewarming gift. A great gift for the first-time homeowner is one that is useful. While many people immediately head for the small appliance section of the department store, now is a great time of year to purchase an outdoor gift instead. Read More»

Choosing The Right Mulch For Your Garden

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When you worry about your garden being overrun by weeds, you should think about the options for crop cover, including mulch materials. If you’re unfamiliar with your choices for mulch cover to protect your crops, the process may be confusing. Here’s a look at some of the mulch materials that you can consider for your option. Bark Bark mulch is one of the most commonly used types of mulch available. It’s an affordable, cost-effective option crafted from several different types of trees. Read More»

How to Use Paving to Enhance Your Home's Landscaping

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Your property might have some of the best and most colourful plants and flowers on the block, but for some reason, you may think that your outdoor space doesn’t yet look finished and attractive. To call attention to the landscaping and make it stand out, you might use some type of paving, such as patio stones or stained and stamped concrete. Paving will add contrast to your property’s landscaping features and help to anchor them, so your outdoor space is inviting while also looking manicured and finished. Read More»

2 Vital Considerations When Designing A Child-Friendly Garden

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Gardens are a much-loved feature of Australian homes and many people put a great deal of time, money and effort into designing their outdoor spaces. If you have children, you no doubt want your garden to be a safe, inviting and exciting place for them to spend time in. If you’re in the process of planning a garden makeover, then here are two vital considerations to make it the ultimate child-friendly space. Read More»

Keeping Unsightly Moss, Lichen and Algae Away From a Grave

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Keeping a monument looking beautiful can almost be a full-time job. Of course, it’s something that’s an important part of remembering a loved one, but still sometimes a difficult task that you’d probably spend less time worrying about if you could. The worst culprits in terms of making a gravestone look less than perfect are mosses, lichens and algae. These types of plants grow without needing anything to put roots down into, and their spores are easily carried, so they can start to settle into stone quite easily. Read More»

Keeping Your Paving Free of Moss and Weeds

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However you have your paving arranged, it’s the one spot in the garden that’s clear, simple and neat, providing an easy way to get around without trampling on the lawn or your prized plants. Unfortunately, it doesn’t always stay that way. It’s not too difficult to stop grass from growing across paving, but weeds and moss? That’s another story. Sometimes it seems like various undesirable plants spring up in all the gaps overnight, and a thick mossy covering can appear out of nowhere. Read More»

How To Keep Grubs And Bugs At Bay This Winter By Removing Mulch

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Winter has well and truly set in, and snow is falling in parts of Australia. Winter is the perfect time of year to get annoying bugs and grubs out of your garden, but as an amateur gardener, you might not be sure how to tackle this task. Use these tips to flush grubs, beetles and other soil dwellers out of their hibernation home. Remove Existing Mulch Mulch in the garden does the hard work of keeping water and nutrients from evaporating from the soil during the summer months. Read More»

Understanding the Different Techniques Involved in Land Surveying Process

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The surveying process is very important in most landscaping and land development processes today. It is performed to determine the actual position of objects by measuring their distances and angles of location. To increase the level of accuracy, measurement of all factors that can potentially affect the results is also determined. The data obtained is then used to create bearings, elevations, vectors, volumes, plans, coordinates, and maps. In most cases, the measurements will often be split into vertical and horizontal components to make calculation easy. Read More»

Why Roadway Landscaping Is Far More Important Than You Thought

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Many people think that landscaping is only important when it comes to improving the appearance of a private property. They may understand the need to invest in such work at home, or appreciate how attractive a new shopping centre looks after it’s completed. Yet local streets and highways also need their own beautification and not just for aesthetic purposes. Why is it crucial to engage the services of a landscaper for the next roadway construction project? Read More»