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Do I need a landscape designer?

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.

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How to Correctly Install Pop-Up Sprinklers

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.

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Landscaping To Create An Australian Native Garden – Perth Style

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.

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Microclimates and Perth Garden Design

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.

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Now is the time to act to have a nice lawn for winter

Ever wondered why with the onset of the colder months, your lawn is in a state of decline? Is your lawn lacking in colour? Are you noticing bare patches along with thinning out of the thatch layer?Here at Luke’s Landscaping Co, we’re the experts when it comes to installing lawns in Perth and we know the secret to a winter lawn care. Today, we’re happy to share it with you.

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