Gardening 101: Make Your Own Compost

The benefits of compost are numerous: It builds good soil structure; enables soil to retain nutrients, water, and air; protects against drought; helps maintain a neutral pH, and protects plants from many diseases commonly found in the garden. It also feeds earthworms and other microbial life in the soil. All of this adds up to …

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How to Clean a Wooden Picket Fence

A wooden picket fence is one of the most popular fences throughout the Melbourne suburbs. They are classy, stylish and can add the finishing touches to almost any style of home. But what happens months or even years after the wooden picket fence has been constructed? They get dirty. In our eyes there are two …

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How to Easily Clean A Brick Fence or Wall at Home

When it comes to cleaning your backyard brick fence in Melbourne you have several different options. There are two options that we recommend. This is because these two options are the quickest, and easiest. The first option is by using a pressure washer. This is by far the easier (and most fun) method for cleaning a …

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The Pros and Cons of Invisible Pet Fencing (are there any cons?)

Invisible fencing, sounds to good to be true doesn’t it? Well its not, and they are the perfect way to keep your furry little friends safe, without destroying the aesthetics of your home or garden. Invisible pet fences are one of the best options for new home, farm-let, lifestyle blocks or anyone with animals. In …

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Melaleuca Uncinata (Broom Bush)

Melaleuca uncinata R.Br. Broom Bush The Melaleuca uncinata is not threatened and is native to Western Australia. Discovered and name W.T.Aiton, Hort.Kew. Ed.2,4:414 (1812) Brief Description Shrub or tree, 0.5-5 m high. Fl. white-cream-yellow, Feb to Mar or Jul to Dec. Sandy or clayey soils, laterite. Sandplains, winter-wet depressions, saline flats.By Grazyna Paczkowska, Wednesday 17 …

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What You Need to Know About Installing Colorbond Fencing

Over the past few years, we have noticed Colorbond fencing has become increasingly popular in Melbourne. As the popularity of this product increases we are installing more and more Colorbond fences across Melbourne and Victoria.  The installation of Colorbond fencing is fairly simple, but it is worth the extra work and cost to have this …

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How to Paint Your Picket Fence (step-by-step-guide)

Picket fencing is an excellent way to create a unique visual focal point for your Melbourne property, whether you have a large open yard or a smaller enclosed space. A picket fence can also be used for aesthetic purposes, such as to showcase a beautiful garden, to delineate a space for an outside deck, or just …

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The 10 Amazing Pros And Cons Of Wire Fencing

Woven wire fencing is one of the best and easiest forms of fencing to install in your Melbourne home or business. It’s also very inexpensive, with wire fencing usually costing less than other types of fencing. The only negative about woven wire fencing is that it may be vulnerable to breakage. The Different Types of Woven …

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7 Helpful Tips for Chain Link Fence Repairs

Lots of homeowners across Melbourne use chain wire fences to act as a barrier between their backyard and the rest of the neighbourhood. It provides a cost-effective way to define your backyard and will last a few years before it needs to be replaced. However, that doesn’t mean a couple of repairs won’t be needed along …

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Chain Link Fences: The Good, The Bad and The Options

Objectively speaking, chain mesh fencing is part good, part bad and, it must be said, part ugly. Yet many homeowners might be careful to describe them in that order, with the good features outweighing the less desirable characteristics. Regardless of your not-so-objective feelings on this ubiquitous boundary material, one thing’s for sure: Chain link is …

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