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What is the importance of a retaining wall?

Retaining Walls Sunshine Coast Vital to the prevention of soil erosion and landslips, retaining walls can be found all over the world, wherever heavy rainfall may cause substantial damage. These walls are critical in protecting structures from damage related to soil collapse, and nowadays they can also make attractive and interesting additions to the landscape. Forget those simple, chunky walls [...]

November 29th, 2019|Categories: Retaining walls|

How to clean and maintain your pavers

Paver Cleaning & Maintenance Sunshine Coast The following steps are simple and will enable you to clean your pavers easily when they are stained: • Remove all your furniture and plants • Clear all moss and weed growth • Spray the area down with a hose to saturate the pavers with water • Prepare a mild cleaning solution (1 gallon [...]

October 30th, 2019|Categories: Design, Paving|

Points About Backyard Composting

Garden Composting Sunshine Coast Backyard composting is fun! It’s the simplest way to use organic waste at home and you can adapt it to fit in with your lifestyle and the space available. “Adding organic matter such as compost to soil improves its water holding capacity. An acre of soil can hold an additional 16,000 gallons of water for every [...]

October 7th, 2019|Categories: Landscaping|

The Importance of Having a Fine Gardener

Landscape Gardener Sunshine Coast I can prune, weed and mow. I can maintain my garden and keep it neat. But actually that becomes a bit boring after a few years. Every garden needs a fine gardener: someone to make it harmonious, but vibrant and dazzling too, and to add a wow factor. Getting an introduction to Daryn Miller and Designer [...]

September 11th, 2019|Categories: Landscaping|

Vertical Succulent Gardens: Easy Care Tips

Vertical Succulent Garden in Sunshine Coast How do you water a succulent wall? That sounds like a joke, doesn’t it? But it’s not. Actually succulents don't need much water, but they do have to be planted in a soil that drains well. And you just let them drain and then wipe away any remaining drops. Water an indoor succulent portrait [...]

August 22nd, 2019|Categories: Landscaping|

When Is the Best Time to Plant Grass Seed on the Sunshine Coast?

Garden Maintenance Sunshine Coast People who have a garden tend to visualize a lush lawn — not easy at the best of times, but particularly in Australia. The most popular lawns on the Sunshine Coast are couch grass, which is hardy, or buffalo grass, which grows well in sandy, salty soil. Both of them grow in the sun and the [...]

July 26th, 2019|Categories: Landscaping|