Grow ginger all through the heat of summer
A wicking bed setup will get your crops through the heat of summer on the Central Coast.
A wicking bed is a raised garden bed that waters your plants from the bottom up. Water is stored at the bottom of the bed in a reservoir that is filled via a tube that sits above the garden bed surface. The plants then access this water without the need to water the surface.
Low maintenance native garden that attracts birds
The brief was for a low maintenance native garden that attracts local birds.
Native plants that were planted included kangaroo paws, dwarf red flowing gum tree and banksia. Maintenance is kept to a minimum with weed mat and mulching.
Native birds that visit this garden are the honey eater, rainbow lorikeet, magpies and kookaburras.
Central Coast climate ideal for bananas
The Central Coast climate is ideal for growing bananas in your backyard
This client wanted a tropic feel to their outside entertaining area. A variety of bananas were planted including;
Get fresh eggs, compost and reduce food scraps
Constructed a fixed chicken house with additional run to house up to 10 chickens very comfortably. Collect eggs from the external box so there is no need to enter the chicken house. Install chicken feeders and water containers that can hold many days of food and water.
Soil is the key to gardening success
Soil is the key to gardening success
Without the right soil conditions, you will always struggle to achieve the best results. We can test your soils and improve them to give your garden the best possible chance to flourish.
Composting is a great way to not only reduce your carbon footprint but to give your soil an amazing health kick. Composting will also save you lugging your green bin out each fortnight and will give your bigger home yields of delicious home grown produce. Beware composting is addictive !
Productive fruit trees in small spaces
Grow fruit anywhere - a deck, patio or balcony
There is a wide variety of dwarf fruit trees that can be grown in pots. Dwarf fruit trees are perfect for limited spaces and stay small. Have more trees in your backyard by growing dwarf fruit trees in pots.
Choose from lemons, mandarins, figs, avocado, oranges and much more
Why not convert your pot into a wicking bed? Wicking beds keep your tree hydrated all year round
Pictured: Pinkerton Avocado and 'Lots a Lemons'
Steel 740mm high raised garden beds
These raised vegetable garden beds are made from a high quality Aluzinc steel/powder coated steel sheeting which ensures durability and longevity under all environmental conditions. They are Australian made and come in a range of colours
Raised garden vegetable beds from hardwood sleepers
The existing garden bed needed a makeover. The result was a rustic, hardwood sleeper raised garden bed mulched and ready for planting.
These hardwood sleepers are recycled railway sleepers and being untreated natural hardwood, they are excellent for use in the garden, particularly veggie beds, and completely safe to use around kids.
Finished in time for spring when your garden is waking up!
Maximise your Profits
Make your property look as good as possible and more appealing to buyers! We can help with;
Bee Hive setup and training
Interested in keeping bees?
As a registered apiarist Foodscaper can advise on the best type of hive installation for your place. We can provide you with a your first nucs, or nucleus colonies to get you started.
Too busy to inspect and harvest honey for your existing hives? Let us perform regular maintenance and harvesting from your hives. We know life gets busy so we can keep your bee hives in top shape.
Hobby bee keeping is a rewarding experience - get started today!
Sustainable gardening products
Growing your favourite plants in fabric Root Pouches is not only a great way to nurture their roots but is also a fantastic way to help keep plastic bottles out of landfill. Root Pouches are a sustainable gardening product made from a mix of recycled water bottles and natural fibres. No oil, petroleum or fossil fuel is used in their creation.