Category Archives: Sustainable Gardens

Gardens & Wildlife – Giving Back to Nature

Say Hello to My Little Friends

Some decide to create beautiful gardens, filled with all colours of the spectrum. Their gardens provide a quiet, relaxing atmosphere to enjoy the outdoors. However, there will come a point when your garden feels like it's missing something; something displaced when your house and land was originally developed. That something...
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Driest Summer Since 2006 Drought: Hydrophobic Much?

You would have to go back a long way into the Brisbane rainfall records to find a drier summer than 2015/16. A meagre 100mm or so of rain has been recorded at Brisbane Airport from Dec 2015 to Feb 25. Thankfully BOM reports that El NiƱo is declining and a neutral phase should kick in...
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Using Greywater in the Garden

Greywater, water from your bathroom sinks, showers, tubs, and washing machines, is an asset that most households see going 'down the pipes'. The days of free water are over in a lot of the local councils in and around Brisbane. So it makes dollars and sense to divert greywater to your gardens. Greywater systems will require...
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