hello mouse the night manager here again and ive got to tell you im really upset. someone called to complain about my typing and stuff because i don’t use punctuation. well im just a little mouse and i cant hold the shift key down and then stretch across the key board to all the letter keys and if i did id get a hernia so you wouldn’t want that so give a mouse a break.
Many gardeners face the enormous job of clearing out flooded gardens this weekend. Past experience tells us the plants that are likely to survive and the tasks to prioritise when tackling the clean-up.
Once you have decided on the type and style of sealer you wish to use on your new pavers, you can start preparing the area for application. If the pavers are brand new, and freshly laid, it is important to allow time for them to completely dry out. Many of the concrete manufacturers make pavers to order, and therefore come off the production line, packed onto pallets and delivered to your house all in a 10 day period. Concrete can take up to 28 days to cure and if possible, you should allow them that time before sealer is applied. During this time it is important to take extra special care as they are at their most vulnerable in an unsealed state. Tend to any dirt, leaves and footprints as soon as possible to ensure they are in tip top shape when it is time to seal.
The Australian lifestyle is all about the outdoors and more and more people are investing their money in creating amazing outdoor spaces where they can make the most of it. Gone from the days where the backyard was just for the shed and a Hills Hoist, it has now become an extension of the home living space, with large expanses of luscious green lawns, pools, spas, landscaped and designer gardens and modern, small and large format natural stone and concrete pavers.
Some great news for garden lovers this week with the demise of the Queensland Water Commission bringing to an end the water restrictions that have been imposed on SEQ residents at various levels for the last 10-15 years. Well what does this mean for you and me? Well essentially, we can sprinkle our lawns and gardens unashamedly! Not for free of course... So, what would it cost you? Currently in SEQ, water charges are made up of a few different components including both fixed charges and your personal water consumption charges.
So you have spent weeks preparing and caring for your lawn, and it is paying off! It has finally become beautifully lush and green, and is like a carpet! A little brown patch appears… you think maybe it just needs a bit of water, or maybe a little bit of fertiliser burn has occurred. No panic, put the sprinkler out for 20 minutes or so and she’ll be right!
Creating a water efficient backyard does not need to be a costly measure, with so many quick and easy ideas available. Reducing your water consumption is not only good for the environment, but can ultimately save you hundreds of dollars in household bills. For some great tips on how to create a water-wise backyard, check out our helpful hints below.
You will be familiar with the leaf and twig matter that makes up the forest or bush floor. Over the years, trees constantly drop leaves and twigs to the ground in the bush. Also, the bush is filled with many forms of animals, both large and small who go about their business and indeed doing their business (pooing), foraging and eventually dying there. The resulting decay of organic matter and carcases, constitutes the forest floor's natural mulch and compost that help nurture the plants and animals that depend upon it.
This is always an interesting question and difficult to write all the details as there are so many. So we have produced some videos to help you see exactly what to do and how to make it easy for you with the right techniques.
There are many types of mulch sometimes called landscape mulch and you can see over 22 of them on our website. Or visit our yard here at Darra to see all the mulches for yourself in bulk bays at our newly renovated and clean yard with easy parking and plenty of room to drive around even with your trailer, car, ute or truck.
hello you don’t know me but my name is mouse and im the night manager here at centenary landscapes and i just thought i might jump on terrys computer as he is having a few days off because i heard everyone telling him to take a break!