Father’s Day Gift Guide

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.

8.08.2018
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Mother’s Day Gift Guide

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. Under $20 Under $50 Under $100 Under $200

27.04.2018
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How to Install our 10m Retractable Hose Reel

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.

29.03.2018
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Propagating from Seed in a Greenhouse

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.

8.03.2018
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How to Clean Your Gutters

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!).

1.03.2018
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Top 8 Shade Loving Plants for Your Garden

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.

22.02.2018
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6 Tips for a Water Wise 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.

12.01.2018
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Christmas Gardening Gift Guide

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.

7.12.2017
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Raised Garden Beds: 4 Week Check In

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 […]

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Grow From Seed in a Holman Greenhouse with a Misting System

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 […]

2.11.2017
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Transform Your Unused Outdoor Space with a Raised Garden Bed

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.

5.10.2017
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4 Ways to Green Up Your Space while Renting

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 […]

29.09.2017
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Set up a Vertical Living GreenWall

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 […]

22.09.2017
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How to flush your irrigation system and replace pop up nozzles

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.

15.09.2017
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Growing Plants from Seeds Part 2

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.

11.04.2017
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Holman Garden Tip: Growing Plants from Seeds

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.

8.03.2017
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Keep Your Garden Alive

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.

15.02.2017
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Weatherproof Your Garden

Summer is here now and temperatures are now reaching their peak. Give your plants what they need the most right now. Watering your plants regularly throughout the next few weeks is crucial.

In Australia, we can experience dry and hot summers that can be damaging to your garden if you are not prepared. Losing plants due to dehydration can be avoided over the next few weeks.

22.12.2016
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How to create a GreenWall – Vertical Garden

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!

22.11.2016
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5 Easy Steps to Build a Holman GreenWall Benchtop

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.

20.10.2016
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Grow your own vegetables with a Raised Garden Bed

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.

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Waterwise Garden at Perth Royal Show

Having a beautiful, lush and healthy garden can be easily acheived without using excess water. To show you how Trevor Cochrane from the Garden Gurus has created an amazing inspirational garden using low water use plants and water saving irrigation products. Watercorp are presenting a creative garden to give you ideas on how to grow […]

23.09.2016
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