We’ve put together a useful library of articles that share advice on outdoor renovations and landscaping projects. However it’s not possible to convey everything on a web-site so please get in touch with us for further advice, assistance or to discuss your project.
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Cupressus varieties for your garden
Cupressus, part of the wider conifer family, are perhaps better known to most gardeners as cypress. The tapering columns and conifer shapes are a familiar sight in landscape designs and many varieties make excellent tub specimens.
How to keep your garden free from aphids
Extremely destructive by nature, aphids (aka plant lice) can cause some serious damage to your garden. Find out how to keep your plants free from these horrid little pests – without resorting to harsh chemicals.
When planning your flower, vegetable or herb garden, it’s important to recognise that many plants have a naturally symbiotic relationship and encourage each other to fully thrive when grown in specific configurations.
Making a shaded garden work
Landscape architect and designer Rachael Farthing advises on how to make a small, shaded garden work with the change of season.
The art of topiary
Topiary – the practice of clipping and shaping shrubs or trees into ornamental shapes – has become de rigueur again over the past decade. Which types of plants and trees are most suited to this practice and why?
An urban garden design in a New York townhouse
Complete with a cascading waterfall, fire pit and outdoor kitchen, this compact urban oasis is tucked away behind a typical New York Brownstone in the vibrant suburb of Brooklyn.
Enhancing a steep garden
Landscape architect and designer Rachael Farthing advises on ways to enhance a steep garden with options that suit your budget.
Rodney Landscaping Specialists
Rodney may be just an easy 30-minute drive from Auckland City, but as locals will tell you, it’s a world apart. With its mix of landscapes, relaxing indoor/outdoor living could have been invented for this area.