The summer holidays are looming and before we head away it is important to undertake some pre-holiday preparation, to ensure your plants get the right care and attention, while you are on vacation.
Transform your garden into a succulent sensation, by filling your landscape with these sturdy beauties. Cacti and other xerophytes make impressive low maintenance gardens and best of all they love the heat and can withstand drought.
From a small courtyard, to a vegetable or herb garden, or an acerage, being green is healthy and good for our wellbeing.Today, gardening, like cooking, has become trendy and a has evolved into a perfect pastime.
This week, from October 8-14, marks National Garden Week, a time when we are encouraged to get into the garden and get our hands dirty.
Garden style and trends change over the years, from English cottage to Mediterranean, native to contemporary and with many people living on smaller properties, let’s not forget the courtyard garden.
The warmer days herald the opportunity to get active outside and our team has noticed that the garden wildlife is also showing signs of spring activity.
I have been growing a finger lime in a pot and have been patiently waiting for fruit to appear. As if by the magic,I noticed this week, marked by the first days of Spring, that I have a profusion of flowers and a crop of immature fruit.
Want to try something new in the herb garden? Why not plant turmeric in the next few weeks, into warm soil or pot?
Our design team at Transforming Gardens have been using Kangaroo paws, Anigozanthos, in our tropical landscapes.This hardy native, with its distinctive flowers and diversity of form and colours, is a most rewarding plant. Kangaroo paws prefer full sun, good drainage and are quite drought tolerant.
Our team can redesign your garden, from the smallest courtyard to a quarter acre block. Recently we transformed the smallest courtyard we have worked on, measuring 3.5 x 2.5 metres.