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6 Great Uses for Pot Plants in Your Garden

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Love pots and planters but don’t know how to incorporate them into your garden design? Well here’s 6 great uses […]

What’s Your Paving Style?

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When you hear the words herringbone or stack bond what jumps to mind? An expensive clothing store or some liquid […]

Don’t fall victim to Winterkill

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Winterkill is a general term used to describe the vegetation death that can occur during the cold winter months. Here […]

Nutgrass – A tough little nut to crack!

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Cyperus rotundas better known as nutgrass is a bother for avid gardeners all over the globe. In the USA, you […]

12 Delightfully Different Garden Walls and Fences

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Check out these fantastic ideas for garden walls and fences. You don’t always have to stick with what the Jones’s […]

20 Outdoor Rooms With Entertaining Flair

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Summer offers a lot for us to celebrate: holidays, long days, warm nights and visits with friends near and far. […]

Decorative pebbles – 3 great uses in the garden

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More and more regularly we are seeing Decorative Pebbles and Gravels being used as a ground cover in garden beds […]

It’s time to plant: Carrots

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Why not get out in the veggie patch this weekend and plant some carrots!

Buying the Right Garden Soil Mix

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If you're an avid gardener you would be well aware of the large variety and quality of different garden soils available on the market these days.

Top Lawn Care Tips for Your Inner Green Keeper

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Of course lawns, just like all the other greenery in your garden need water I hear you say. But the question is are you doing it right? Do your sprinklers work? Do you use a hose or a movable sprinkler? Have you got irrigation installed? Depending on how you water will really dictate how long you should water for and how regularly. Did you know that you can over water your lawn? Too much water can leave the leaves and stems of the grass weak and soft which mean they can get easily damaged simply by walking or playing on an area. Too much water can even drown the roots cutting off the vital oxygen need for survival.

Turf: The Real Deal Versus Synthetic

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Over the recent years a lot of synthetic grasses have come onto the market and gone are the days of the cheap astro turf! Some of the new 'species' are so realistic looking that it's hard to pick the difference until you get up close or walk across it in bare feet, especially if you're a bit short-sighted or perhaps a few too many drinks!

Food Gardens – Banana Growing Tips

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Growing your own fruits and vegetable at home can be rewarding and cost effective. Here are some great tips for growing bananas at home!

Food Gardens – Lettuce Growing Tips

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Growing your own vegetables at home can be rewarding and cost effective. Here are some great tips for you and your food garden!

7 Tips to Keep Your Garden Alive This Christmas

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Coming into the Christmas break you may be planning a trip to the beach, overseas or simply keep busy by entertaining at home. All of these may lead to your garden being neglected or even overlooked. Who has time to get in the garden when there is much food, drink, family and friends to be consumed and enjoyed?

Food Gardens – Broccoli Growing Tips

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Growing your own vegetables at home can be rewarding and cost effective. Here are some great tips for you and your food garden!

Empire Zoysia Turf Review – The All Rounder

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When it comes to your home lawn, many of us are really only interested in one thing... Is it green!? The long and the short of it is, all "turf" is green when applied and cared for correctly. Now obviously there will be situations where some turf species survive better than others and the turf specie you choose may need to cope with anomalies such as high wear, extreme temperatures, frosts or drought to name a few.

Best Time of Year to Lay Turf

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If you are considering refurbishing a damaged area of the garden, or creating a new lawn, you might be wondering […]

To Turf or Seed

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We get this question many times at week here at Centenary Landscaping Supplies. Customers want a nice green lawn, but they are not sure of the best way to go about it. Spread some soil, sow some seed and play the waiting game or roll out some instant green carpet. Obviously there are pros and cons to both of these options.

The Makings of a Good Top Soil – Part 2

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Once a plant is kept upright; has enough water to survive and there are enough air spaces (porosity) around the roots for gaseous exchange, we then need to ensure that it has enough food or nutrients to grow and flourish.

The Makings of a Good Top Soil – Part 1

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In any planting situation, be it in a general garden bed; under a lawn; in a vegetable or herb garden or even in a larger planter box or podium planter, there are some key requirements that plant life needs to thrive: sunlight, water and nutrients.