Growing a Vertical Herb Garden on a Budget


How to grow a Vertical Herb Garden without breaking the budget. Creating your own vertical herb garden doesn’t have to break your budget, or your back. Grotec is here with a simple and easy way to explain to you, the what, why and how of a vertical herb garden. There are so many perks and advantages of having

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Green Wall Types To Enhance Your Garden


A living green wall or vertical garden can beautify and enhance your personal environment. A green wall can be positioned and built in or outdoors to soften and screen ugly walls and fences. You can create a dramatic, artistic and colourful visual statement with a green wall that can be portable or fixed. There are

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Our Top Landscape Lighting Picks


Set the mood with your landscape lighting. Outdoor lighting provides safety and security around your home. Modern LED lighting is both functional and decorative for your landscape. Get Grotec to provide a detailed design of landscape lighting for you. LED means light emitting diode – an electrical component that converts electricity into light, giving lighting that

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Planning A Garden


Planning a garden is an exciting and satisfying thing to do. Winter is the perfect time to plan your garden. It's time to put pen to paper and get planning! When planning a garden you have an opportunity to harmonise the exterior and interior style and colours of your home with a selected garden theme.

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Creating a Subtropical Flower Garden


A subtropical flower garden will be lush, and textured. These subtropical flower garden ideas will blend with your home, and add to the indoor/outdoor flow. Native plants in the subtropical flower garden are generally drought resistant. As well as lush, the subtropical flower garden can be fragrant, and, importantly, be low maintenance. The creation of a

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Gold Coast High-Rise Gardens


The popularity of Gold Coast high-rise gardens is increasing. With these green additions, there is the potential to change our cityscapes. The creation of Gold Coast high-rise gardens for roof tops or balconies will need advice on regulations. There are two types of roof top gardens – roof landscaped, or container gardens, both of which need

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Modern Garden Design


Modern garden design focuses on texture and strong geometry. Textures are reflected in hardscape and planting with modern garden design. Simple, sleek materials and bold plantings also have a large role to play. A modern garden design is organised around outdoor rooms, and the provision of textures that blend with the boundary lines of the scenery beyond. Neutral tones

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Growing a Cottage Garden on the Gold Coast


A cottage garden brings memories of ‘olde English‘ gardens. The design of a cottage garden is small and compact, brimming with flowers. Even in sub-tropical areas, a cottage garden can be created with careful plant selection. The success of your cottage garden will depend on your plant selection, and your understanding of the prevailing conditions and microclimate of

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How To Brainstorm A Garden Layout


A garden layout needs to consider different uses of areas. Begin by showing an indoor-outdoor flow with the use of a deck or patio. Different types of gardens and linking paths should also be included in the garden. When considering your garden layout in our sub-tropical climate, identify areas of sun and shade throughout the day,

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Tropical Landscape Design


A tropical landscape will be lush, bright and bold. Tropical gardens are influenced by trends from different continents, from the tropical islands to the rainforest. Successful tropical landscapes will be a blend of both colours and textures. A warm, humid climate is the basic condition for a tropical landscape. The resort style tropical landscape will depend

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