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Paying careful attention to maintaining curb appeal is part of strategic property management nowadays. This effort does not only create a good image for the property owners, but it’s also one of the reliable ways of increasing property market value. It’s worth mentioning as well that a nice exterior space can have a variety of […]

Cooking with fresh herbs is the best and healthiest way to increase the taste of your meals, whether you toss some in a salad, roast them on meat and veggies or add them to sauces. While fresh herbs are often accessible at grocery stores all year round, growing your own herbs is a great way […]

Nothing can guarantee that your home will be safe in a bush-fire but you can make the area around it less flammable by planting fire retardant plants and trees.  If you live in an area which is prone to fire, then you need to make a decision about what to keep near your house and […]

Going outside for a walk or to exercise is the highlight in any dog’s day. While they’re perfectly happy to lounge around the living room with you or make the rounds of the entire house, dogs also have a biological need to run around, chase each other, go crazy with toys, and just burn off […]

Many of our more determined garden pests are not native to Australia but the Citrus Gall Wasp (Bruchophagus fellis) is definitely an Australian grown garden variety pest. Initially, this native wasp was partial to Queensland and northern New South Wales and its favoured congregation was native finger limes.  But the citrus gall wasp has quickly […]

Gardening can be exciting for the whole family and it’s great to be able to enjoy some hobbies with your children. There are plenty of great child friendly garden ideas that will keep them interested. Grown Edibles in Your Garden By planting tasty treats that you can later pick and enjoy together, everyone can get […]

We’ve seen it too many times, beautiful flowers trying to grow and pesky weeds coming a long and destroying the beauty with their uncontrollable hunger for destruction. Luckily, you don’t have to spend a lot of money on weed control. These are 7 household products you can use to kill or control weeds in your […]

All over Australia, Citrus trees can be commonly found in the backyards of many homes. However, these trees are not left with challenges as they often suffer from pests and diseases. For a healthy citrus tree and great fruit crops, it is important to know how to treat them, what signs to look for and […]

We’ve all heard of them. We all hope they never rear their destructive heads. Until the one day you walk out into your beautiful garden to find it teeming with life, not the stoic green plants you have come to cherish like a member of the family but the minuscule leaf dwelling bugs that are […]

Yes you know them, those annoying little flies that are not only destructive, a nuisance but also unsanitary as they sometimes carry harmful bacteria. In Australia, fruit flies are a cause of great distress and annoyance to a lot of home garden owners as they are known to destroy a range of nurtured vegetable and […]

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