Weed problem in your backyard? We have you covered.
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Perth Weeding Undoubtedly, we are fortunate to reside in the stunning city of Perth. Such a warm and sunny climate is an absolute blessing MOST of the time, but unfortunately at Two Gloves we know all too well what comes with such weather…Weeds. The climate that most of us feel blessed to enjoy also happens to be the perfect one for weeds to grow and thrive. Weeds are those pesky plants that can quickly take over gardens, lawns, and other areas, competing with desirable flora for resources like water, nutrients, and sunlight. Follow along and we will look at some of the most common weeds foun ..read more
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How to Get Rid of Weeds in Pavers & Bricks
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How to Get Rid of Weeds in Pavers & Bricks in Perth. Weeds in any part of your garden are unsightly and annoying — and in Perth, weeds seem to thrive in the most unlikely places. Concrete cracks, gutters, decking, retaining wall crevices, and floor pavers are all weed favourites. Once they get into the cracks and gaps in your paving, they can become a real hassle to remove. Thankfully, there are a range of ways you can get the job done and remove weeds from bricks. How to remove weeds from bricks and paving manually. 1. Hand pulling weeds. In areas where there aren’t many weeds, or the ..read more
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When is the Right Time to Mow Your Grass?
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Maintaining a healthy and attractive lawn requires regular mowing. However, mowing at the wrong time can cause damage to your grass and make it more susceptible to diseases and pests. So, when is the right time to mow your grass? Let's take a look at the growth cycle of grass, the benefits of mowing at the right time, and the factors to consider when determining when to mow your lawn.  Understanding the Growth Cycle of Grass Grass goes through a growth cycle that is influenced by several factors such as temperature, rainfall, and sunlight. During the active growth phase, grass grows rapi ..read more
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4 Tips to Read Before You Start Planting a Garden
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Planting a garden in Perth? Here are four things to consider. Planting and maintaining a garden in Perth is a year-round activity. Starting a garden can be a fun and rewarding experience, but it's important to do some planning, research, and preparation before you get planting. Let’s look at four areas to go over before you start transforming your outdoor space. 1. Consider your space. Look around your yard and consider what kind of environment you’ll be providing for your flower, bushes, trees, and so on. Is there much shade? Do you have a full-sun outdoor area? You’ll need to strategically ..read more
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Smooth Agave: A hardy, striking plant for low-maintenance gardens
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In need of a low-maintenance, hardy plant that looks fantastic?  Common Weeds Found in Perth An architecturally striking addition to any Australian garden, Agave Desmettiana (‘smooth agave’) is a hardy, succulent species native to Mexico. It’s known for its ability to thrive in sunny, arid conditions with very little maintenance. It’s simple to plant and grow, and difficult to kill.  Smooth agave is urn-shaped with soft, thick, spear-shaped leaves, which are bluish-green in colour, and together form a rosette. It grows up to 1m high and 1.5m wide.  Considered an architectural ..read more
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6 Herbs You Can Plant in Perth That Will Grow Year-Round
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Six different herbs you can plant in Perth that will grow all year. The climate in Perth is famously hot and dry with the occasional cool change. Despite soaring temperatures, you can grow plants here. Of course, there are endless types of plants you can plant in Perth. Some only grow during certain seasons, while others will thrive throughout the year. Whether you’re cultivating a herb garden to boost your culinary skills or just enjoy tending plants as a hobby, below are six different herbs that will grow year-round in Perth. These can be grown outdoors in a dedicated garden patch, a raise ..read more
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On Airtasker: Scott I from Mindarie
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Two Gloves Gardening Services in Perth We're a team of professional gardeners who take our job seriously. We offer weeding, lawn care, mulching, junk removal, window cleaning, and other outdoor yard services. We operate as a registered company, with tools, comprehensive insurance, and a caged 7x4 trailer. All quotes include GST, air tasker fees, and super for our staff. We believe these extra layers of professionalism result in a high quality and reliable service for you, the customer.  Airtasker services include weeding, lawn care, mulching, junk removal, and backyard clean-ups. What our ..read more
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Balcony Shade & Privacy Ideas
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4M ago
Balconies are a beautiful addition to any house or apartment. They add a dynamic element to your living space, allowing you to enjoy the beautiful Australian climate from the comfort of your home. However, they raise two issues for many people – lack of shade and lack of privacy.  If your balcony leaves you feeling exposed and overheated instead of relaxed, it might be time to consider adding elements to improve the shade and coverage. Thankfully, there are plenty of affordable and practical ways to create shade and privacy in your outdoor living area. Options for creating shade on a b ..read more
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Pruning Gooseberry Bushes
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Pruning is an essential part of the upkeep of numerous plants. While pruning is often an aesthetic choice, it is a necessity for many edible plants — especially gooseberries. The good news is that pruning gooseberry bushes is very similar to pruning other soft fruit plants, so once you’ve got a handle on the gooseberries, the others should be a breeze! Before we give you the tips and steps to pruning your gooseberry bush, you might be wondering why you have to do it at all. There are many benefits, including: 1. Avoid disease. Pruning a bush allows airflow and sunlight into the center of th ..read more
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The Complete Guide to Pruning Roses in Perth, Western Australia
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What is pruning and why is it important for roses? Pruning is the art of removing dead or dying branches, shoots and leaves from a plant. Pruning can also include the removal of healthy flora to encourage new, fuller growth. Not all bushes and trees require pruning, but most do, and roses especially do. Maintaining striking roses requires a lot of care and attention, but they can be very rewarding when you take care of them properly. A part of this care involves diligent pruning. Pruning is important for roses because it helps them to grow healthier by reducing (or removing) diseases, encour ..read more
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