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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Introducing a few indoor plants into your home can make you feel more relaxed, creative and increase your overall positive mental health. Not to mention the other benefits of improved air quality.
We have listed a number of the most popular deciduous and semi-deciduous trees that you may like to consider for your garden. Which are your favourites?
I think that we can all agree that trees are extremely beneficial. Trees clean the air, cool your home, reduce stress, improve biodiversity and increase street appeal. But how do you go about selecting the right tree for your residential landscape?
There’s a right and wrong way for almost everything, and installing roll on lawn is no exception. Ever wonder why so many of the new lawns you see around Perth look dry and brown?