Palm mulch for rose gardens!

Did you know that palm mulch is perfect for rose beds? The acidity is just right in the fibrous mulch and it holds a good amount of water making it perfect for your rose beds. You can use other types of mulch but from our experience they are less effective …

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Mulch grades for your garden

A great option for your garden is mulch. As an organic compound they will break down over time releasing nutrients into your garden. Different mulches can be made of denser material it takes longer to break down reducing the frequency of mulch application. Mulches come in a range of grades …

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How to mulch

Why? During cold or dry times plants become very vulnerable. Mulching can offer huge benefits in these situations. It has the ability to lock in moisture and to insulate roots from cold in addition to offering protection against weeds and providing extra nutrients for a plant. It also has the …

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Can Mulch Burn?

Mulch Fire

As bush fire season closes in we start asking ourselves how can we protect our homes this summer? We empty our gutters, rake up our leaves, clear dead shrubs, and keep our grass mowed short. But what about the fresh mulch I just put on my garden… is it a …

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Beginners Guide to Composting

Garden Composting

1. Select the Site The best spot of a compost site is a place where there is good drainage and well shaded in summer. You should also make it accessible for shovelling and bringing organic waste to the site. Keep in mind that it may attract insects and have a odour. 2. What to …

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