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Waterwise irrigation, nozzles and run times

The following link has a wealth of knowledge from some of Perth best in the horticultural industry and explains all you need to know about reticulation and ...

Waterwise irrigation, nozzles and run times

Turf maintenance - DIY Essentials

Perth has a good climate for turf with a long growing season, despite it being hot and dry. There is a short but mild winter in which turf goes semi dormant....

Turf maintenance - DIY Essentials

Water the smart way, save money, time and relax

Have you been frustrated with that old reticulation controller that came with the house you bought recently or many years ago? Is it difficult to program or doesn’t even clearly display information on the screen any longer but you can just operate it?

Water the smart way, save money, time and relax

Small gardens - wow factor

As Perth’s population expands and property sizes decrease the need for a professionally designed green space is more and more important. Ben’s Gardens is working in this space currently....

Small gardens - wow factor

Getting your garden ready for spring

With spring just days away there is plenty to do to get the garden ready for the warmer months.

Getting your garden ready for spring

Fragrant & Beautiful WA Native Gardens

Western Australian plants are becoming more and more popular in gardens not just in Western Australia but on the East Coast as far down as Tasmania.

Fragrant & Beautiful WA Native Gardens

Why You Should Plant Now

Western Australian plants are becoming more and more popular in gardens not just in Western Australia but on the East Coast as far down as Tasmania....

Why You Should Plant Now

Beautiful waterwise native plants

Here’s a list of beautiful native WA plants that can survive without retic, or on a tiny fraction of the water compared to lawn or traditional garden thrive through the hottest months.

Beautiful waterwise native plants

Gardens that thrive in the heat

The main factors of a thriving summer garden are plant selection, planting time, plant location, soil preparation, irrigation, mulch and specific summer maintenance or what I call TLC.

Gardens that thrive in the heat

Native Shade Gardens

Native plants are well known as sun-loving which is true generally. There are however many species that naturally grow as understorey species and can take quite a lot of shade and still flower.

Native Shade Gardens

Intelligent irrigation

It is an exciting time in the reticulation industry with the emergence of many brands of smart controllers now on the market.

Intelligent irrigation

It's a natural spectacle - awakening of the humble native bee

Whilst other native animals like Honeyeaters are active all throughout winter there is one important little guy who has spent most of the winter months in a cosy little nest. As the title suggests I am referring to native bees.

It's a natural spectacle - awakening of the humble native bee