Gardening Inspiration, Tips & How Tos
Enjoy gardening and get the most out of your Rocky Point Mulching garden products with these how to's, tips and guides.
Articles for Australian Home Gardening
The next time you bite into an apple, spare a thought for the soils that helped to produce it. Soils play a vital role, not just in an apple’s growth, but in our own health too.
The formation of soil, pedogenesis, is a very slow process. Creating one millimetre of soil coverage can take anything from a few years to an entire millennium.
But with soils around the world under threat, we’re in danger of losing their health benefits faster than they are replaced.
Preparing and enriching your soil for growing your own vegetables is very important as most vegetables are short-lived annuals and need a lot of nutrients so they can grow and develop quickly.
Fertilisers come in two forms:
- synthetic (man-made)
- organic (naturally occurring)
Mulch is the answer to all gardener's prayers. Not only does it help improve the soil composition, but it help builds organic matter, stabilises moisture loss and helps keep weeds down. Most mulches can be broken down into two categories; Feeder or Decorative, both of which Rocky Point Mulching have available.
Are you sick of spending hours hunched over the garden removing weeds? Here is a great cost effective solution – A Raised Garden Bed.
There are many benefits to having a raised bed in your garden, here are just a few:
- A raised border helps contains the organic material within
- It discourages invasion of surrounding lawn or weeds
- It deters various people and critters
- Ensures less back bending