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New Garden for a new Home: Don’t Fight Mother Nature – Part six

New Garden for a new Home: Don’t Fight Mother Nature – Part six

While some measures can be taken to make your garden a hospitable place for particular plants, your experience will be much more rewarding if you learn to work with nature.

Yes, you may be able to plant your rose garden …

Posted on August 11th, by Peter Kyriakopoulos in Blog.


New Garden for a new Home: Soil Moisture – Part five

New Garden for a new Home: Soil Moisture – Part five

Soil moisture is tied to the climate of the area where you live, but even in a small yard, there can be wide variations.

If your garden is at the bottom of a hill, the soil may remain wet for …

Posted on July 27th, by Peter Kyriakopoulos in Blog, Professional Advice.


New Garden for a new Home: Amending Your Soil – Part Four

New Garden for a new Home: Amending Your Soil – Part Four

New Garden for a new Home: Amending Your Soil – Part Four

The best way to amend poor soil, whether sandy, clay or silty, is to add organic matter. If your soil is high in sand or silt,  a combination …

Posted on July 15th, by Peter Kyriakopoulos in Blog, Maintenance Tips.


New Garden for a new Home- The Soil on your Land- Part Three of a Six Part Series

New Garden for a new Home- The Soil on your Land- Part Three of a Six Part Series

New Garden for a new Home- The Land You have to Work With- Part Three of a Six Part Series

You will need to determine the type of soil you have to work with. The soil on your land has …

Posted on May 21st, by Peter Kyriakopoulos in Blog, Gardening Tips.


New Garden for a new Home: What will Grow there?

New Garden for a new Home: What will Grow there? – Part Two of a Six Part Series

Investigate what will grow in the area that is available in your garden/ where your garden will be. Many first time gardeners …

New Garden for a new Home: Getting it right from the start

New Garden for a new Home: Getting it right from the start

New Garden for a new Home: Getting it right from the start – Part One of a Six Part Series

Whether you have moved into a new home or are renovating from the inside out, planning a new garden is

Posted on February 26th, by Peter Kyriakopoulos in Professional Advice.


May the Force Be With Your Vegetable Patch Melbourne!

vegetable_patch_june_21Icon Landscaping tips for vegetable patches in the month of May

 May the Force Be With Your Vegetable Patch Melbourne!

Low temperatures for extended periods of time (most of Victoria) means that the following tips can help your vegetable patches …

Getting Decking Right

5. Unsealed wood

Unsealed wood decks can age and deteriorate faster than sealed decks.

Getting Decking Right

Getting Decking Right

4. Stairs with open risers or missing railings/ Improper railing height and baluster spacing

Open space between steps invites accidents. Avoid injuries and …

Finding the right Landscape Gardener

Finding the right Landscape Gardener

Choosing a Landscape gardener  be a challenge for most people, making the right decision as to who your Landscape Gardener will be, is imperative to your garden looking good and lasting you for years to come. That’s why it’s important …

Posted on April 3rd, by Peter Kyriakopoulos in Blog, Professional Advice.


Spring Has Sprung

springIt’s time to get busy in your garden in Melbourne, consider what landscaping and gardening needs to be done, start now and come summer, the fruits (or vegetables rather) of your labor will have you eating healthy and enjoying time, …