If you’ve taken up gardening on a more serious level due to the lockdowns from the pandemic, you’ve probably been encouraged to use organic compost with your ornamental or vegetable garden. Organic compost is used as a fertiliser and mixed into the soil so the plants can absorb the natural nutrients. Organic compost can be made up of plant or animal waste. There are advantages in using organic compost, though with a few disadvantages as well. However, the disadvantages can be overcome with a few compromises.(more…)
With the world still under the throes of a coronavirus pandemic, many have turned to gardening to make the most of being quarantined at home during the lockdowns. If your garden is already growing well with good soil and plants, why not consider changing up the landscaping to make your garden, backyard, or land more beautiful. Rocks, gravel, and pebbles make for good landscaping alternatives, and quite adaptable to numerous creative garden designs. If you’re looking for garden rocks for sale, including gravel and pebbles, in the Gold Coast and Brisbane areas, get in touch with Labrador Landscape Supplies.
In the meantime, when using rocks, gravel, and pebbles for garden landscaping:(more…)
Landscape Supply Near Me? Labrador Landscape Supplies is Perfect for My Vegetable Garden (And Planning Against Pests)
A landscape supply near me? Especially if you’re in the Gold Coast or Brisbane areas? You can depend on Labrador Landscape Supplies for all your landscape gardening needs. More so if you’re growing a vegetable garden during this time of the coronavirus pandemic. And since vegetables are susceptible plants, you need to plan ahead or at least start now on how to handle pests that could kill your precious veggies.(more…)
Though lockdowns are slowly easing out, the coronavirus pandemic is far from gone, and many health precautions, physical distancing, and other measures may make us spend more time at home than before. Thus, those with space to spare in their backyards and properties have taken to gardening. But, rather than just doing basic gardening, why not do some ‘break gardening’ and create some garden designs for both planting and recreational purposes? You can use sand to create great garden designs. Buy sands Australia from a local store if you’re in Queensland (such as Labrador Landscape) instead of buying cheap imported sand that may contain unwanted germs and particles.(more…)
While the majority of people keep dogs and cats as pets, some keep other animals as pets such as turtles, goats, sheep, goldfish, snakes, etc. No matter what type of pet a person has, the pet’s safety is always of utmost concern, especially when it involves having a sort of playpen, and litter box, for the pet. Also, some pets love spending time outdoors, so these pens need to be outdoors. But instead of buying expensive materials to serve as lining or flooring for pet pens, you can purchase inexpensive cypress mulch or other types of mulch from landscaping sellers.(more…)
We all love our four-legged canine or feline family members. However, the by-product of these dogs and cats is the unwanted “poop.” In Australia alone, a large percentage of the population owns either a cat or dog, or both. This roughly amounts to more than 10 million cats and dogs. An average pooch or feline can approximately produce about 180 kilograms of animal waste in a year. So, all this waste can pile up even when it ends up in a landfill. Rather than throwing it away, you can use animal waste as a sustainable source of organic compost.(more…)
Spring is here and officially declared. But, it’s a different kind of spring as people need to quarantine at home due to the COVID-19 pandemic. If you have a backyard or a small plot of land, why not spend your time productively while at home by starting a garden? You can choose to add colour by having house plants or flowers. Or you can plant vegetables to add to your cooking menus. Starting and maintaining a garden isn’t that hard, and many gardening and landscaping stores can provide much-needed landscape supplies such as mulch, soils, compost, pebbles, and garden rocks for sale.(more…)
Question: With a landscape supply near me here in the Gold Coast area, are landscape materials suitable for pets, particularly dogs and cats?
Answer: The answer is a resounding, “Yes.” Landscape materials are not only suitable but also safe for dogs and cats. Of course, this will depend on the type of material used and knowing your pet pretty well.(more…)
You can save money and even reduce your environmental impact by using sand as an alternative to cat litter. Although there are other cheap substitutes such as newspapers and sawdust, when you buy sands Australia, sand has been proven to be the better substitute and more environmentally friendly than commercial cat litter.
Disadvantages of newspaper and sawdust as cat litter
First up, you will need A LOT of newspapers, and in these days of paperless media, it will be cumbersome searching for them, even if you do buy newspapers daily. Secondly, you need a shredder, which is an additional burden, not to mention that your cat might not like the smell of newspaper.(more…)
In reality, not many people – even gardeners – are familiar with cypress mulch and how gardens can benefit from its use.
Cypress mulch is an organic material used for gardening and landscaping. Any type of organic mulch is used to retain soil moisture, keep the soil cool, and insulate plant roots during winter temperatures. Mulches even prevent the growth of weeds and give a clean and finished look to any garden or yard. Regarding these, cypress mulch offers benefits that other mulches cannot.(more…)