Garden edging is the process of creating edges or borders to improve your garden landscape. When you want flowerbeds and garden paths in your yard, you will want to do garden edging to keep them in place. When done right, the borders will provide good support for your garden beds. Not only that, they will keep your mulch, soil, plants, and flowers looking tidy. There are different materials that you can use to decorate your edges, such as plastic, metal, and rocks. If you are looking for garden rocks for sale and other landscaping materials, visit Labrador Landscape Supplies.(more…)
The Importance of Composting
Composting is the process of turning organic matter that is ready for disposal into something beneficial. It is important because it converts organic materials (except anything animal-based) such as vegetable matter, eggshells, coffee grinds, tea bags, paper products, trimmed grasses, twigs/leaves, and the like by allowing them to decompose into a rich form of soil. This organic compost matter is chock-full of vitamins and helps in growing plants in any space. Compost is also crucial because it wards off harmful pests.
At Labrador Landscape Supplies, we understand that the right type of organic compost can make all the difference in a garden. Thus, Labrador Landscape provides only high-quality compost and soil combinations for any garden across the Brisbane and Gold Coast regions. Take a look at our unique soil and compost mixes.(more…)
Now more than ever, home is where many of us are spending more time on work, family, refuge, and solace. The present pandemic is proving challenging for many of us, sometimes mentally more than physically. You’ve probably seen the social media posts and TV news about people starting their backyard gardens. It’s a nice idea, except when you don’t have enough outside soil to start on. So, why not do the next best thing and create your own indoor garden? Spread out an old sheet or some newspapers, grab some potting soil from “a landscape supply near me” (such as Labrador Landscape), scrounge around for small planting containers, and dig into the fun of indoor gardening.(more…)
In this time of the pandemic, some people are encouraged to take up gardening after seeing the success of other people. Unfortunately, not all people seem to have that “green thumb.” And if you seem to be stumped by soil fertility and nutrients, you can always start a sand garden. Can plants really grow in sand? If a cactus can, other plants can grow well in sand. You can easily buy sands Australia from landscaping stores such as Labrador Landscape and start small first before expanding your sand garden.(more…)
Part 2 of 2 continuation of some of the best plants and flowers you can plant in a rock garden. For garden rocks for sale to start your first rock garden project, get in touch with Labrador Landscape Supplies.
This plant will give your rock garden a softer look. This is a plant that grows best under the full sun, but also requires a bit of moisture to survive. It tends to grow like moss, so moist ground is beneficial for it. The blooms from this plant can range from blue, deep violet, soft pink, to lavender.(more…)
Do you want to add something different in your garden? Try growing plants or flowers in rocks. A rock garden or rockery can be a beautiful addition to your existing garden, or you can have a complete rock garden in your backyard. Your rock garden will be a beautiful hardscape with gravel, rocks, and plants or flowers that will elevate each other’s impact. If you live in the Brisbane and Gold Coast area, you can get garden rocks for sale at Labrador Landscape Supplies.(more…)
In appearance alone, sand and soil look entirely different. But, sand is a type of soil, though sand is generated when rocks break up into their different parts and are acted upon by outside forces like water, wind, and natural salts. Though it’s difficult to grow anything in the sand, it has its benefits when used in landscaping projects or other garden projects. Buy sands Australia and discover how to beautify or improve your garden using sand.(more…)
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…)
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…)
Doing landscape is not a walk in the park. Aside from assessing the overall look of your property, there are plenty of technicalities to consider. You have to know the plant that fits your property, the soil, will you be using organic compost or another type of mulch, etc. With so many to think of, we often forget the most crucial part of the landscaping journey – the battle of compost vs. topsoil.
If you’re looking for a healthy and low maintenance landscape in the future, starting with soil is the best investment to go. The right soil is the crucial ingredient that will affect the performance of your plants. So where do we begin?