Blog archive for November 2017

Why we all need bees

It’s estimated that bees pollinate around 30% of food crops worldwide. In other words, these vital pollinators are absolutely essential for global food production and, consequently, global food security. Unfortunately, though, the heavy use of pesticides globally has led to a significant decline in bee numbers. For example, in South West China, pesticide use has completely […]

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3 great outdoor heating ideas for the winter

Even though we enjoy a sunny climate here in Sydney, with mild winters and warm summers, there are times when you might find yourself in need of some additional outdoor heating. Fortunately, there are a number of options available, which let you entertain outside all year round and are pretty stylish to boot. Brazier First […]

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Top tips to keep weeds under control

Weeds are an inevitable part of having a burgeoning garden, but they needn’t get you down. By taking a prevention is better than cure approach to weeding, you can ensure you stay on top and enjoy a beautiful garden all year round. Here are our top tips for removing weeds from your garden, without the […]

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How to install a French drain

Last week, we showed you how to improve your garden drainage by installing an underground drain pipe. This week, we’re going to show you another garden drainage solution you can install yourself, which is a little more versatile – a French Drain. Unlike an underground drain pipe that takes water from one spot in your […]

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