How to Replace Broken Sprinklers

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A garden reticulation system is nearly ubiquitous with living in Perth. Our hot, dry summers mean that relying on natural rainfall just doesn’t cut it. Some people hand water, but most people don’t have a spare few hours to hand-water their gardens every week.

The best Australian Native plants for your garden that LOVE shade

Garden Design Perth

If you find yourself asking this age-old question, these days there is a high probability that will need council approval.
Close proximity living, enormous houses, tiny parcels of land & ambiguous interpretations of the residential design codes. It’s a recipe for disaster & of course there is going to be a dispute on the horizon.

How to design the perfect Perth Garden

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When embarking on a new garden project, many people tell us they feel overwhelmed with choices and don’t know where to start. We hope this garden design guide will help!

5 Tips For Small-Space Garden Layout

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Here is your how to guide on getting the most out of a small space. This includes space saving techniques we use in the industry to get the most out of your small garden.  When considering the tips below, in all cases, aim to keep your garden free of clutter, keep as much floor space available to move around as possible, utilise your vertical space – walls for example, simplify your theme by choosing one style throughout, and remember, less is best!

Do I need council approval for my outdoor renovation?

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If you find yourself asking this age-old question, these days there is a high probability that will need council approval.
Close proximity living, enormous houses, tiny parcels of land & ambiguous interpretations of the residential design codes. It’s a recipe for disaster & of course there is going to be a dispute on the horizon.

How to fix brown patches in your lawn

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Does your lawn have brown patches? Is your lawn patchy and inconsistent, with some areas green and others dying?
We have found many homeowners, just don’t know how to fix a brown patchy lawn.

Do I need a landscape designer?

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If you’re in the process of building a new custom home or considering significant renovations to your existing home, there will be a critical point in your early decision-making process which we would like to shed some light on – the landscaping. Once you really think about it, this entire project is going to be one of the most significant investments of your life! Knowing you are investing wisely is crucial for a successful outcome.

How to Correctly Install Pop-Up Sprinklers

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Broken and ineffective Pop-Ups are perhaps the most common issue with residential irrigation systems in Perth.We’ve all seen that telltale stream of water running down the street, just wasting buckets of precious water.And we’ve all been guilty of letting our lawn grow so tall that it blocks the spray, leaving green patches around each sprinkler and the rest of the lawn yellow.

Landscaping To Create An Australian Native Garden – Perth Style

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Creating an Australian native garden is easy if you follow the basic landscape design principle of choosing the right plant for the right conditions. When developing a native garden design in Perth, there are options to use trees, shrubs and groundcovers that are ‘endemic’ (ie limited to a specific geographical location) or native to Western Australia, or native to Australia as a whole.

Microclimates and Perth Garden Design

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A good landscape design should work with the local conditions to make or build on a variety of microclimates. With an average of 600-800mm (up to 1200mm in the Perth Hills) and a temperature range of 41 to 14 from summer to winter, Perths’ overall climate is enviable. On a local garden by garden-scale though, these conditions can be much more variable.