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3 Steps to a Pet Friendly Garden

Having space for your pet to roam free in your garden is a luxury that many pet owners can only dream of. But if you are a pet owner who is lucky enough to have a garden for your beloved companions, you’d be wise to take to take these three steps to...

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The Ultimate DIY Rooftop Garden Guide

If you’re missing a backyard, but have always dreamed of building a rooftop garden, this DIY guide could be just what you need to inspire you for the new year. Everything from garden structure and restrictions, to plant choice and soil choice, from space and...

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Toowoomba Carnival of Flowers 2016

Last weekend, we drove 125km west of Brisbane to visit “The Garden City” of Toowoomba, in Queensland’s Darling Downs region. The occasion was the The Carnival of Flowers, Toowoomba’s preeminent garden event, now in it’s 67th year....

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7 Ideas To Hide An Ugly Garden Fence

Do you love entertaining friends but you’re embarrassed by your overgrown lawn or your ugly garden fence? Well, the lawn is a quick fix. Just get the lawn mower out or book a lawn mowing pro. The fence might take a little longer to fix. But if you think of it as...

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10 Best Fairy Gardens for Your Little Ones to Enjoy

If you’ve ever tried to complete a garden project or get your lawn mowed, with littlies in tow, you’ll know how difficult it can be to keep them occupied while you finish your day’s weeding, digging and planting. That’s where a fairy...

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What is a Tapestry Lawn?

The kitchen has gluten free bread, sugar free cakes and sodium free pies, so now the garden has a grass-free lawn? Yes, the tapestry lawn –  a grass-free, turf lawn alternative which consists of specific mowing tolerant plants instead of grass. Why is it called...

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Can Mulch Prevent Weeds in Your Garden?

Nobody likes weeds in their garden. They’re ugly. They spread quickly. They require extra work. Plus, they hinder valuable sunlight from reaching the good stuff in your lawn. So, if you’re looking for an alternative to using chemicals on your weeds, you...

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Been to Roma Street Parkland Brisbane?

If you love being in a gorgeous green expanse in the heart of a city, then Roma Street Parkland is the place for you. Adjacent to the Brisbane Transit Centre and Roma Street Station, according to Wikipedia it’s “the world’s largest subtropical garden...

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8 Tips For a Healthy Lawn

If you are a DIY homeowner, who hasn’t enjoyed how it feels to book someone else to do your lawn care, then the responsibility of mowing and maintaining a healthy lawn is all yours. To help with this, lawnmower experts John Deere have put together this simple...

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Garden Mazes and Labyrinths: What’s the Difference?

Do you remember going to garden mazes when you were young and running around faster than your brothers and sisters to find the way out? The green, grassy, manicured, garden hedges were huge to a youngster and seemed like they would take an eternity to master. Fun...

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Best Time to Mow the Lawn?

If you insist on doing the hot and sweaty mowing labour yourself – instead of getting GreenSocks to organise your lawn mowing services – you probably have your own opinion about the best time to mow. It’s likely based on the heat of the sun or the...

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Would You Live Under Your Garden?

Have you ever imagined what it would be like to live under your garden? To wake up every morning knowing that above you, grew herbs, spices, vegetables and oxygen-producing plant life? Well, thanks to hobbit-like homes, converted shipping containers and...

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3 Awesome Lawns of BoysTown Prize Homes

Have you ever visited a BoysTown prize home and been inspired not only the amazing home, but the immaculate the lawn and gardens? I have, especially after my recent visit to the BoysTown home on 1.95 acres up for grabs in Buderim on the Sunshine Coast. The $1,687,096...

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What Time Can I Mow My Lawn?

It’s Sunday morning. You have a dozen friends coming over for lunch. And then, oh no! You realise that you forgot to book your lawn mowing service this week, so you’ll have to get outside and mow the lawn yourself. But with a hot day predicted and 101...

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How Much Does Lawn Mowing Cost?

If you love having a freshly mowed lawn but don’t have the time or inclination to mow it yourself, or you don’t know how to get an accurate lawn mowing cost, you’re not alone. More and more busy Australians are getting someone else to mow the...

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Highlights from the Brisbane International Garden Show

Across four gorgeous blue-sky days in October, thousands of visitors walked the green, grassy grounds of Pine Rivers Park in Strathpine to attend the Brisbane International Garden Show. The event was run by Nursery and Garden Industry Queensland – who run the...

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Brisbane Garden Show Winners

If you have a knack for garden landscaping (as well as lawn mowing), the recent Brisbane Garden Show was the place to enter your landscaping creations. Brisbane’s Pine Rivers Park in Strathpine played host from 8 – 11 October and blue skies abounded for...

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Death Star with Brisbane for Scale

Hi Brisbane, I’m doing a test to see if people are interested in seeing Star Wars stuff to scale on Earth. Here’s  the Death Star with Brisbane to scale. What do you want to see next? Comment below and I’ll make it...

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Maleny Botanic Gardens: In Top 6 for Asia Pacific?

Earlier this year, a Sydney-based travel writer named the Maleny Botanic Gardens (and Bird World) on as one of the top six gardens in all of Australia and the Asia Pacific region. But we’d been to Maleny several times and we’d never seen...

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Grass and Garden Blog

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We love talking about everything grass and garden, lawn care and garden mowing, landscaping and DIY garden ideas.


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