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Landscape Designers Ivanhoe Owners Rely On

June 27, 2017    John French

Landscape Designers Ivanhoe Residents Can Depend On If your presently unhappy with your current landscaping in Ivanhoe VIC or require some expert and honest advice you can trust give the award winning team at John French Landscape Design a call today for some honest advice and an accurate assessment. As a multi award winning landscaping team with over 30 years of landscape design...

Landscape Designers Eaglemont VIC

June 27, 2017    John French

Landscape Designers Eaglemont Residents Rely On Award winning landscaper design services available in Eaglemont VIC from the team at John French Landscape Design.   If you are in need of an outstanding unique garden design specifically suited to your lifestyle our award winning team can deliver a design you will be proud to own and take care of into the future. Our award winning garden...

How To Grow Ginger In Melbourne

May 31, 2017    John French

We recently came across a helpful article describing exactly how to grow ginger in Melbourne.  Ginger is a medicinal herb with amazing properties especially during our cold winters.  We hope you find the following information helpful....

5 Best Winter Time Vegetables

April 23, 2017    John French

We recently came across an excellent article explaining the 5 best winter time vegetables to consider planting prior to winter.  The vegetables included are highly nutritional and will go a long way toward helping improve your health.  There is no substitute for home grown veggies which are picked fresh and cooked or prepared immediately.  The freshest vegetables always contain the highest...

Garden Design Ideas For Your Home

March 24, 2017    John French

Garden Design Ideas Spending time in the garden is a great way to ensure that you get lots of fresh air and sun, and often a good way to ensure you get some exercise too if you kick a ball around with the children or throw one for the dogs. Great garden design ideas require proper thought and planning.  At the same time the act of gardening is something that many of us find highly enjoyable and...

How To Make Superior Compost

February 18, 2017    John French

Most of the people begin composting for useful reasons. Home composting your leaves, grass clippings, garden waste and food leftovers reduces the amount of trash you generate. Plus, compost is necessary for a great garden, and starting your own heap ensures a free, regular supply. But I think there’s an even better reason to compost: it’s captivating. In fact, once you understand the basics...

How To Design A Front Yard Vegetable Garden

January 23, 2017    John French

Front yard vegetable gardens are an increasingly popular move by homeowners and health enthusiasts alike. In Melbourne VIC, sustainable gardening is really catching on. There are several advantages to having a front yard vegetable garden, such as sustainable eating and farm-friendly products. But how can you incorporate a front yard vegetable garden with your current landscape design? Are there...

How To Grow Lawn From Seed In Melbourne

December 3, 2016    John French

A Guide On Growing Lawn From Seed You need not become a professional landscape designer to succeed in Growing lawn from seed in Melbourne Victoria Australia. For people in the eastern suburbs, the following six stages will guide you. 1. Scarification The first thing you'll need to do is prepare the garden. Scarification is the process in which moss, thatch, and weeds are removed. You can...

How To Grow A Vegetable Garden In Melbourne

October 31, 2016    John French

5 Tips On Growing Vegetable Gardens News reports of vegetable batches tainted with pesticides, constant general anxiety over the safety of non-organic vegetables (and fruits), and fluctuating prices for crops: with all that negative stigma surrounding the vegetable market in Melbourne, who wouldn't want to know how to grow a vegetable garden at home? Start learning not only how you can grow a...

How To Grow Tomatoes In Melbourne

October 23, 2016    John French

Tips On How To Grow Tomatoes In Melbourne Who can withstand a juicy, appetizing tomato, fresh from the garden? Simply smelling that pungent aroma of sun-ripened tomatoes or thinking of how they're going to taste makes you drool. Besides all the fantastic meals you can develop with tomatoes grown in Melbourne VIC, they're a great accompaniment to any meal. If you're tired of supermarket...

10 Most Common Trees In Melbourne

October 7, 2016    John French

Details On The 10 Most Common Trees In Melbourne With green leaves, dark shades and attractive leaves, trees continue to offer wonderful surroundings. Australia has so many native trees that any nature loving person should know off. That also means homeowners and landscape designers can greatly benefit from the knowledge of these tree species. Most of the trees in Melbourne cbd are not just...

How To Find Budget Hotels In Melbourne

August 23, 2016    John French

Melbourne has a variety of budget hotels that offer quality accommodation and great services. But many people miss out on great deals because they fail to research available accommodation options. Here are some tips to help you find budget hotels in Melbourne for your next trip. Compare Prices Of Budget Hotels In Melbourne Check Melbourne hotels prices on several booking sites. Find travel...

Upgrade Your Garden

August 23, 2016    John French

One of the most important areas of your home in terms of your lifestyle is your garden as this is a place to relax and enjoy yourself. In the summer months you will spend plenty of time outside in your garden and so it is important that is designed to suit the way you live your life. This is why properties with attractive gardens are highly sought after by people looking to move home. However,...

Best Things To Do In Melbourne

August 18, 2016    John French

Looking For The Best Things To Do In Melbourne? Things to do Melbourne are many and there is something that will peak everyone's interest. Melbourne Australia has abundant outdoor activities, cultural and historical activities, arts opportunity and it has a great reputation for wonderful entertainment. You are sure to find something to do that everyone in the family will love. You can easily...

Best Restaurants In Melbourne

July 21, 2016    John French

Looking For The Best Restaurants In Melbourne Melbourne is a big and beautiful city with an international reputation. There are several avant-garde fine dining restaurants that do mix with the renowned best internationally. Melbourne is endowed with street side third generation operated global eateries run by award winning artisans with global markets. It is therefore not an easy task when it...

Site Inventory And Analysis Landscape Architecture

June 23, 2016    John French

There are important steps to be take before embarking on a landscape design project.  Weather elements and soil analysis all play a crucial part in plant selection, placement and soil to be used to ensure the best results.  We have sourced the following article which may give you more insight into this. The Site Inventory And Analysis Landscape Architecture Process The process of Site...

Landscaping Design Ideas With Stone

June 2, 2016    John French

Melbourne Landscape Design Ideas With Stone Landscaping river rock can become an important part of any backyard pond design. They provide functional character with distinct natural beauty. When starting to design a stunning landscape it will be necessary to carefully choose and plan the type of landscaping rocks you will use. When starting your landscaping design, it can be beneficial to be...

Melbourne Landscaping Conference

May 24, 2016    John French

Landscaping Conference Melbourne These are some of the upcoming landscaping conferences that are planned for Melbourne Australia in 2016 and beyond.  These events are an excellent opportunity for many well known landscape designers and architects to showcase their talents and provide great insights. ALC - Australia Landscape Conference Latest article from the ALC 2015 Australian...

Contemporary Garden Ideas For Your Home

May 10, 2016    John French

A contemporary garden is usually distinguished through the wood or metal appurtenances characterized by simple lines, by a minimalist but stylish design. The clean simple lines of a contemporary garden can maximize your living space and provide a tranquil area for relaxation and entertaining. A well-designed contemporary garden works best in the context of a modern house. In addition, it will...

Patio Makeover On A Budget

May 2, 2016    John French

Patio Makeover On A Budget One question that is often overlooked in enclosed patio planning is how much slope the roof requires.  Patio planning is very important to make sure you create a patio that enhances your home and garden. The most important part of your patio planning is the patio itself. An entry patio is a great solution for gaining living space at the front of your...

Front Yard Landscape Ideas For Melbourne Homes

April 30, 2016    John French

Beautiful front yard landscape ideas are one of the most important factors that add to your home's property value and curb appeal. These front yard landscape ideas can beautify the exterior of your Melbourne area home. So planning for the front yard landscape is a good idea to make your house look better and have more value. Planning the perfect array of flora, fauna, elevation changes,...

Curb Appeal Landscaping Ideas For Your Home

April 29, 2016    John French

Landscape Curbing is an art, all about level and flow. Landscape curbing is an exceptional accent to any property; turning ordinary landscapes into a unique and elegant masterpiece. Whether you are looking to add curb appeal or functionality to your landscape, Landscape Curbing is by far the best choice for all your edging needs. If you are looking at unique ways to accent your space, then...

Backyard Landscaping Ideas Melbourne Provides Now

April 29, 2016    John French

We regularly get asked for suggestions on good design elements to incorporate into a landscape garden design.  While we strive to help many people there is no one size fits all when it comes to something as subjective as this is especially when it comes to backyard landscaping ideas Melbourne residents want.  We came across the following article which has several garden design ideas, some of...

Getting Rid of Weeds From Your Garden

April 18, 2016    John French

The problem many home owners encounter when trying to eliminate weeds is as soon as one batch is eliminated a new one appears. Getting rid of weeds is a bit more complex than it first seems. Skimping on lawn care and mowing closely give weeds the opportunity to move in, and as most of us know, getting rid of weeds is a lot harder than preventing them in the first place, because weeds tend to be...

Landscaping Mistakes (and How to Avoid Them)

April 11, 2016    John French

Landscaping is a wise investment! Sadly, the investment in landscaping is often the last thing on your mind and is down to whatever is left over at the end! Your landscaping will look its absolute best at all time without any stress to you because of our ability to engage in high-quality work. Here are all the basic landscaping do's and don'ts to help you plan and maintain your home lawn and...

Landscaping Tips to Increase Property Value

March 29, 2016    John French

Property value is an estimate of what a home or a piece of land is actually worth; the price may be higher or lower, depending on who has the best bargaining skills, who wants the deal most and whether there were any incentives thrown in to sweeten the deal. Even if you're not planning to sell your house, increasing the property value by landscaping it, can make your home more attractive and...

Landscape Maintenance Checklist

March 21, 2016    John French

Handling your landscape maintenance can be a chore or it can be something that you love. A strong belief that proper landscape maintenance can create a sense of pride for any community. We believe that well-executed landscape maintenance can make any community a more enjoyable place for residents to live, and their visitors to admire. Landscape maintenance can be a major chore if you are...

Most Common Landscaping Mistake

March 15, 2016    John French

Natural landscaping is adapted to the climate, geography and hydrology and should require no pesticides, fertilizers and watering to maintain, given that native plants have adapted and evolved to local conditions over thousands of years. In some planned developments, natural landscaping is the requirement. Fertilizers are required for this purpose in excess amounts as natural landscaping is...

Home Landscapes Melbourne: Made To Enjoy

March 12, 2016    John French

A good home landscape is both beautiful and functional, with plants and features working together in harmony. Every home landscape is different, but the process is similar no matter how the finished product looks. In the strain of modern society, second-home landscape is often perceived as an ideal habitat. Your home landscape is ever changing and must be consistently maintained. A...

Innovative Composting and Gardening Ideas

January 27, 2016    John French

The following article provides some excellent tips on how to go about composting in creating a wonderful vibrant garden.  Many of the ideas are tried and tested and are proven to provide great results.  The correct use of compost cannot be understated and is something we all should be taking advantage of.  We hope you enjoy the article from www.veggiegardeningtips.com. "Innovative Composting...