What is the Best Perlite to Vermiculite Mix Ratio?
It is not unusual for gardeners to debate the usefulness of various products or the best ways to care for plants, keep away pests, etc. These spirited discussions often include two commonly used soil additives: perlite and vermiculite. Frequently, gardeners are at odds regarding which product is superior, if they can be substituted for each…
How to Improve Soil Quality
For a large number of people, a pristine lawn, colourful flower beds, and a bountiful vegetable garden offer a sense of accomplishment. This goes along with what many describe as a therapeutic feeling of working in the garden or yard. Unfortunately, many gardeners struggle to realise their dreams of a breathtaking yard despite their best…
GEOHEX Soil Erosion Solution: 11 Benefits for Your Home
You know that controlling soil erosion is vital to have a properly maintained yard. Additionally, stabilising your property makes it safer and can help save water. One of the premier products available for this is GEOHEX.
A Comparison Report on GO Organics Soils versus Regular Soils
Homeowners throughout the greater Perth area know how important it is to treat our typically sandy soil with nutritional additives and ground covers for healthier lawns and gardens. Add to that our extremely sunny and hot summer weather, and it becomes even more important to shield our soil from the potentially negative effects of using…
A Guide to FOGO – Food Organics and Garden Organics in WA
Having a vegetable garden is one of the ways to ensure you eat green and fresh produce in every meal. However, having and maintaining the perfect garden is not as easy as it seems, and it all goes down to the soil you are using.
Bentonite Clay – The Healthy Way to Moisturise Sandy Soil
Without a doubt the soil in the greater Perth area is predominantly sandy. And, as most homeowners know, that means that landscaping and gardening can be difficult tasks without some help to nourish our sandy soil. Fortunately a convenient remedy to help address this problem is readily assessable in the form of Watheroo mined Bentonite Clay that…
Mulching Trees Planted in Perth’s Sandy Soil
Maintaining the health of trees planted in the sandy soil so prominent in the Perth area can be greatly aided with mulch. But, before you rush out and buy bags of mulch, you’ll want to know why, when and how to mulch your trees, and what type of mulch is best for your trees and…
Spring Gardening in Western Australia
Springtime, the most beautiful season of the year, has definitely arrived in Western Australia. With longer days, bright sunlight, and warmer temperatures, this is the ideal time to revitalise your vegetable gardens, lawns, flower beds, and plants. As most gardeners in the Perth area know, the one major challenge is getting things to grow in…