• 23Mar
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    Get water smart: Autumn solutions for struggling Brisbane gardens

      Water management for Autumn gardening in Brisbane While Brisbane normally sees less rain in Autumn than in the warm seasons, long-range forecasts are predicting our rainfall to move above average from April onwards. There’s going to be a rough patch before that though, with March expected to deliver rainfall well below average—which isn’t great… Read more »

  • 24Feb
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    4 Reasons You Should Tend To Your Fences Right Now

    Virtually all properties need fencing, and if you’re in a rural area or running a farm, fencing isn’t just a necessity—it’s an ongoing expense.

  • 08Dec

    Preparing your animals for summer

    Summer is nearly here, and if the last few years are anything to go by, we’re in for a long and hot one. The impending heat, of course, means attending to your garden with mulch and wetting agents, raising your mowing height a little, and protecting against pests. But the approach of the hot months… Read more »

  • 27Jul

    Keeping Poultry 101

    Your step by step guide to keeping chickens at home Keeping chooks can be an enjoyable activity for your family, even when you’re living in suburban Brisbane. Chooks can be kept as pets, for their fresh eggs, and as a meat source. They are also great for sustainability: they will eat your kitchen scraps, and…

  • 15Jun

    Preparing your garden for spring

    Spring is just around the corner, and preparing your garden for the arrival of the warmer months in Brisbane is important to achieve healthy and lush greenery for the rest of the year. There are many garden products available to help you fortify your garden for the change in season, but there are also…