10 Ideas for Landscaping With Gravel
Making a Fire Pit with Gravel In this type of a pit you will require more space. Using gravel creates a gray area that fits nicely in the seating area. Moreover the gravel will play a practical role of protecting the surrounding plants from fire and sparks that might otherwise reach the plants.
5 fast growing shade trees Australia Australian House and
Whether you are looking for something that will provide shade to a small garden or just something that will give your garden that lush evergreen look here are five fastgrowing options and how to plant them 1. MAGNOLIA 39TEDDY BEAR 39. This cute magnolia has glossy deepgreen leaves with a bronze reverse making a compact upright tree to just 4m.
Propagation Tips and Tricks grow your own plants for free
This involves making an exact dupli e of the parent plants genetic material by grafting layering cuttings or root division. Many perennial herbs and shrubs are propagated by at least one of these methods. For home gardeners saving your own seed taking cuttings or dividing clumps of plants by the roots are the most common ways to propagate.
Making Potting Mixes Fact Sheets Gardening Australia
Native plants need a freedraining potting mix that 39s not as rich as the vegetable mix. To three parts of general purpose mix add two parts of washed sand which will create a freedraining mix.
Why the world is running out of sand BBC Future
There is so much demand for certain types of construction sand that Dubai which sits on the edge of an enormous desert imports sand from Australia. Thats right: exporters in Australia are
Homemade Potting Soil: 8 Easy DIY Potting Mix Recipes
By combing just a few ingredients you can adjust DIY potting mix recipes for any of your potted plants. Homemade potting mix recipes can use peat moss perlite compost sand coco coir or composted wood bark. This article is a complete guide to making homemade potting soil.
The silica sand demand storm is coming and Australia is
Australia in the box seat. Australia has once again lucked out in the minerals lottery with several notable silica sand projects that are either in production or are currently making their way through the exploration and/or development process.
Antlions and Doodlebugs Horticulture and Home Pest News
The antlion burrows into loose dry bare soil and constructs a coneshaped pit by flipping loose soil out of the hole with its head. The pits are usually in sandy soil in an area protected from rain and wind. Sunny southfacing slopes are particularly good for doodlebugs. Around the house look for doodlebugs under eaves or overhangs.