Drip irrigation is known to be the most efficient irrigation methods with 95-100% water use efficiency. This is compared to sprinkler systems that have 80-85% water use efficiency or flood and furrow that are 60-70% efficient.
Frequently Asked Questions
September is the best month to plant trees and shrubs. Not only do they offer colour and scent, but they also attract birds and butterflies to your garden. Good tree options include the paperbark acacia, fever tree, blossom tree and the forest elder. Clivias, commonly known as bush lilies, bring spectacular colour to the shady …
Composting your grass clippings is a great way reduce waste and help your garden and lawn grow. Additionally, you can compost other waste from the garden and even from your kitchen. Adding compost to your soil is one of the best ways to green up your grass and all your garden plants.
There are three main types of soil: sand, silt, and clay. The best soil for most plants to ensure optimum growth is a rich, sandy loam. This soil is an even mixture of all three main types of soil.
The term winter kill refers to lawn damage that prevents grass from becoming green again in the spring. This damage is usually caused by a combination of several factors including winds, ice, snow, crown hydration, desiccation, mold, and compacted soil.
Yes, provided they are of a quality that is enhancing your garden and not taking away from it. Pavers and pebbles can sometimes be used in a different part of the garden, and if we can incorporate them, we’ll do so.
There is no such thing as a shade lawn as all lawns need sunlight, however L.M.Berea and Buffalo Lawn are more shade tolerant, but a much harder and more difficult lawn to grow successfully.
There are many varieties of shrubs and trees which have massive root systems. These will cause problems with your piping as well as the structural integrity of your swimming pool. Some of those varieties include; All Ficus varieties, Cussonia Spicata, Yucca’s and some Syzigium varieties as they are water loving and their roots will seek …
The best time usually is right after winter say July/ August.
Depending on the time of year it could be that your lawn is riddled with a pest known as “lawn cricket” or possibly a fungus which is easily treatable with the correct fungicide and insecticide.