While beautifying our gardens or expanding what we grow is usually the priority while gardening, there are a number of important factors to consider to ensure we are being smart with our resources and saving ourselves time and energy in maintaining our gardening endeavours.
Impress your loved ones with a Holman gift this Christmas! We’ve got you covered this holiday season with our annual guide to the best gardening gadgets to help make the most of your backyard this summer.
Your Father’s Day gift search is covered with our curated guide of gardening gifts and gadgets guaranteed to take Dad’s garden and outdoor entertaining area to the next level. All prices correct as at 10 August 2018 via the Bunnings website.
Find the perfect gift for Mum this Mother’s Day with our handy gift guide. With products ranging in price and purpose, we’ve got something for every green thumb Mum who loves spending time in her garden. All prices correct as at 27 April 2018 via Bunnings website.
Retractable Hose Reel keep your backyard tidy, protect your hose from the weather and are available in three handy sizes. They feature a removable cover which is handy for inspecting the hose and retracting mechanism.
Our 4 Tier Greenhouse with Misting Kit creates a perfectly humid environment ideal for seed propagation. It is an easy to assemble product, and its narrow size is great for gardens, courtyards and balconies.
As we welcome autumn and its cooler temperatures, a change in season provides the perfect excuse to get stuck into a few outdoor home maintenance jobs (that in all honesty, we’ve been avoiding since spring!).
Have you got a shady spot in your backyard that is a constant challenge to fill? Most plants like a healthy 4+ hours of sun hitting their leaves to thrive. However, there is a good selection of decorative shade loving plants that will happily live in darker corners of your homer or garden.
Apply a soil wetting agent to assist water penetration in lawns and garden beds. Wetting agents not only increase water absorption but also improve efficiency of any fertilisers used, reduce water run-off and help eliminate dry patches. Wetting agents increase water absorption into soil, encouraging deeper root growth and ultimately less watering is required.
We’re here to help you discover the perfect gift this Christmas for your friends and family. Whether they are beginner gardeners, avid green thumbs or just love spending time in their own backyard these gifts are sure to help beautify their gardens.
We planted an array of basil, cherry tomatoes and kale as seedlings and added in some strawberries the following day. We love seeing how happy and healthy all the plants have become, and how much the owner enjoys picking leaves off for dinner. We used a natural Pyrethrum spray, which is made from the Pyrethrum […]
7 Reasons why the Greenhouse and Misting Kit is the Perfect Companion for any Home Gardener Location of your Greenhouse The seedlings in your Greenhouse will want a full sun to part sun outdoor position all year round depending on the climate of your location. If you live in a particularly hot city, where summer […]
Every house seems to have that one tricky spot that is a challenge to utilise. It did not take us long to find such a place: the side of the house. We took a narrow paved walk-through area and decided to add some life into it with a 600 × 1200 × 150 mm Raised Garden Bed.
If you’re renting, you may think you don’t have as many gardening options as a home owner but don’t be too disheartened. At Holman we have some great indoor and outdoor gardening solutions for rental properties that will have you growing your own plants and food in no time. In this blog, we outline our […]
Vertical GreenWall Advantages STEP 1: Installing the GreenWall panels Determine how many panels you want to install. Once you have determined where your first panel will be located you hold it against the wall and get it level (use a spirit level). It is most important that you get it level if you are going […]
Blocked nozzles not only water inefficiently and waste water, but they also cause dry and patchy spots on your lawn. It’s common for nozzles to become damaged and replacing these is a necessity before setting up your warm weather watering schedule.
It has been a month since we planted our seeds into our greenhouse and our seeds have now flourished into large healthy seedlings. The humidity created in the greenhouse rapidly grew our seeds and they are now ready to be transferred into the GreenWall.
Autumn has arrived and we now say goodbye to summer gardening and hello to the ease of Autumn gardening. Autumn brings more rain and less direct sun exposure, minimising dry heat and creating a great growing atmosphere for our plants. In Autumn growing root vegetables is great for 2 reasons; It is the best season to start planting root vegetables and it provides a great vegetable harvest for winter cooking.
February is here and it is known to be one of Australia’s hottest months. If not prepared, hot summer days can be extremely damaging to your plants and lawn. Dehydration causes plants to stress, which can cause their leaves to become wilted.
When you look at your garden or your balcony you are either in love with the beautiful greenery and the flourishing plants or you are reminded of the gardening project that you have been meaning to complete. We have an eye-catching masterpiece yet a purposeful solution to having easy greenery in your back garden or apartment balcony.
Our Holman GreenWall range is the new way to gardening. Apartment balconies do not have sufficient space for a detailed garden and block sizes are getting smaller. Our solution to still incorporating a lush contemporary garden into your home is… think beyond growing in the ground, grow on the wall!
Having fresh herbs available at home can be expensive and depending on the herb, it is not always available at your supermarket. Unless you constantly buy fresh herbs you are left to either purchase lightly dried herbs that will only last 4 weeks.
Growing your own vegetables and having a beautiful garden is what we all love, but finding space that is large enough to dig out soil and have a garden can be challenging and time-consuming. A raised garden bed is the solution to growing your own vegetables.