29 November 2016
There was a time when a roadway was seen as being purely functional, a method to get from A to B, with little thought being paid to any beautification. However, today architects and designers are charged with the responsibility of making as little impact as possible to the environment in general and to other landowners specifically. This means that much effort has to be put into landscaping, and this extends to more than just the planting of a few trees here and there.
18 April 2016
If you enjoy growing flowers and veggies in your garden, it's essential that you have good soil. Gardens with poor quality soil may benefit from the addition of some new topsoil, which you can obtain from your local landscape supplies company. But what is commercial topsoil and what are its uses in your garden? Read on for a brief guide to topsoil. What is topsoil? As its name suggests, topsoil is the dirt that forms the top half metre or so of your garden's surface.
10 February 2016
If you are currently searing in the Australian summer you might be looking for ways to make your garden cooler. Here are some of the landscaping tricks and hacks you can use to keep the backyard as cool as possible in summer. Lots of shade When you are planning a garden you want to make sure there is as much natural shade as possible. Be sure to consider the movement of the sun throughout the day so that you don't just have a shady oasis at midday and hot sun all morning and afternoon.