Here at All Aspects Landscaping, we are privileged to live and work on the Sunshine Coast, one of the most beautiful locations in Australia. The environment and climate is unique here. We do know that at times the weather can get a bit wild (who said the Sunny Coast is always sunny?!). So it’s very important to know the local area when planning any type of landscaping project.
We are so proud to be celebrating 25 years in the landscaping business here on the beautiful Sunshine Coast in Queensland, Australia. This is a significant milestone for our business, and the number of successful projects we have completed and happy customers we have worked means we hope there will be many more years to come.
A reader said he had heard of the practice of shredding leaves prior to using them as mulch but wondered about the reason behind it. Was it just to make it easier to dispose of the leaves, since, once shredded, the load would be more compact? Or was there some other benefit?
What is it that you’re hoping to accomplish in landscaping your property line? Once you answer that over-arching question, many of the details will fall into place (with a little aid from the ideas I present here). As you’ll see from reading the information below, deciding on how to landscape a boundary largely comes down to sifting through your various options.
All shade is not equal. Some shady conditions will yield much more produce than others will, while some areas are better left for hostas and moss. Gardeners should be familiar with the different types of shade, but should also keep in mind that measuring how much shade your garden gets isn’t always easy.
The best weapon you have against this annual weed is crabgrass preemergence herbicide (also called crabgrass preventer). You apply this product in the spring before the crabgrass seed sprouts. This granular herbicide works by creating a chemical barrier at the surface of the soil. As the seeds begin germination, they take in the herbicide and die.