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Why now is the perfect time to plant your plants

September 26, 2019

Why now is the perfect time to plant your plants? Spring has well and truly sprung in the south eastern part of Australia, so now is the perfect time to start your new garden planting. The spring the soil is warmer, encouraging root growth, which is why many of the nurseries now have new and […]

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When should you be fertilizing your lawn?

August 26, 2019

When should you be fertilizing your lawn? Spring is the perfect time to get out outside and dust off those winter cobwebs and plan your new garden in time for summer and this often means lawn maintenance. Hopefully in late winter or the first few days of Spring you have already aerated your lawn to […]

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Planting – the ultimate guide with 6 easy steps

July 26, 2019

Planting – the ultimate guide with 6 easy steps Step 1 Timing: Ultimately the best time to plant is when the soil is warm or starting to warm and is moist as this encourages growth, but planting can be undertaken throughout most of the year. It is always good to keep in mind that in […]

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Ponds and water features

June 26, 2019

Ponds and water features We love a good water feature and pond at GDS, but the truth is they add around 50% of maintenance time to your garden no matter what you do. There are a host of products to help with water quality and maintenance, but the reality is water features will require cleaning […]

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When to water

May 26, 2019

When to water Watering, the most important element for your garden as without water there is no life! So when and how to water is the vital key to a lush healthy garden. Sounds pretty simple right, plants need watering, so turn on the hose sprinkler or bring out the watering can, water and then […]

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The perfect hedge for your garden


April 26, 2019

The perfect hedge for your garden Want to hide an unsightly fence, or obtain privacy from an annoying neighbour? In this edition, we look at the top performing hedges for today’s gardens and lifestyle. With so many hedges now available, we have elected to focus on the most resultant and workable options as we know […]

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Vertical gardens – how to maximise your garden space

March 26, 2019

Vertical gardens – how to maximise your garden space Vertical gardens have become a very popular addition to residential, commercial and public spaces over the past 5 years due to their instant impact and the relaxing feeling they create to harsh, small or unused spaces. However, vertical gardens are not for the beginner, with even […]

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