Tag: gardening

Save space in your rental with a vertical garden

You can maximise the space you have in a number of ways by remembering that plants are happy to grow anywhere as long as they have a little bit of soil, some sunshine, and a drop of water.

6 stylish houseplants that are safe for cats and dogs

If you plan to have pets and indulge your penchant for greenery in your new home, it's a good idea to know which plants...

Who is responsible for maintaining gardens?

"I've just moved into a unit in Melbourne. Who needs to maintain the gardens? How do I know?" (Tenant, VIC) Living in a rental property...

An April home checklists for renters and landlords

April brings us one month into autumn, and while the temperature hasn’t really dropped across much of Australia, the season will change - and...

Get ready for winter: Your home checklist

LJ Hooker has prepared an 'At Home' checklist to help you tackle the home chores as we head into the winter months. Republished with permission...

Five gardens inspired by fictional locations

Do you love to lose yourself in a good film or book? Well, why not let fiction inspire the real-life place you escape to...

Australia’s Best Cubby of 2018 crowned

Youth homelessness prevention charity, Kids Under Cover, is celebrating the outstanding results of the Cubby House Challenge® 2018. Australia’s best cubbies were auctioned at...

Pesticide-free gardening: Natural ways to fight off pests

Many gardeners have an aversion to chemicals. These gardeners may be devoted to pesticide-free growing, want to plant (and eat) edibles, or simply like...

5 simple landscaping changes to attract new tenants

Has your investment property been sitting vacant for too long? One of the best ways to add value to your property and attract great...

From man-eaters to Pokémon: the weird world of cactus culture

Cacti are wonderfully weird and paradoxical plants. While their spines can make them appear menacing, they can also exhibit beautifully sculpted forms and produce the...