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Plants to Plant in Spring

For landscaping and planting particular plants for your outdoor space. Consider Landscape By A&K as your quality-driven landscaping company. Plants to plant in spring in Queensland include Gardenias, Alyssum, Begonias, Cosmos, Marigolds and Petunias. Gardenias are evergreen shrubs or small trees with beautiful foliage and large white or yellow flowers. The dwarf varieties are fantastic for garden beds or as groundcover growing from thirty centimetres to sixty centimetres tall. Pruning isn’t essential for this plant but it will help it maintain shape so it is wise to prune your Gardenias after their summer flowers have gone. Gardenias love rich soil in a well-drained position and in the sun or part shade. They require watering weekly and can tolerate the dry conditions of sunny Queensland. Alyssum is another plant to plant in spring and your landscaping in Brisbane company can arrange your outdoor space including planting shrubs, trees, flowering plants and other plants such as fruit and vegetables. Sweet Alyssum requires well-drained soil with moderate moisture and is rather tolerant of most soil types. Plant from seeds rather than seedlings and they will germinate within fifteen to twenty days. Choose a location that is full sun though Sweet Alyssum can tolerate part shade as well. You can plant your seeds straight into the soil of the garden bed or into a pot and then transplant the seedling. Begonias are fabulous for planting in spring and Landscape BY A&K can perform the landscaping for you including planting Begonias. There are some common types of Begonias such as Wax Begonias, Tuberous Begonias, Cane Begonias, Rhizomatous Begonias and Rex Begonias. After the frost of winter has passed, these are perfect to plant in spring and plant them in a location that receives filtered sunlight and partial shade. The dark-leaved variety is optimum for sunnier locations such as Queensland so choose one like Surefire Rose. Cosmos are flowering plants that are easy to grow and great to plant in spring in Queensland with your landscaping company who is designing your outdoor space. They have daisy-like flowers and an annual flowering growing up to six foot high in well-drained soil. Planting Marigolds is best in spring in Queensland and they prefer a location in full sun. Plant the seeds and they will germinate rather quickly blooming in about eight weeks. They are easy to grow and perfect for after the frost of winter months. Finally, Petunias are optimum for planting in spring in Queensland and can be grown in hanging baskets with a sunny spot. Regular watering is required and the addition of liquid plant food is good for every two to three weeks. Grow Petunias from seeds or seedlings in a pot and then transplant them into the soil of your garden bed. Your landscaping in Brisbane company, Landscape BY A&K can perform the planting for you as part of our landscape design for your outdoor space.

Vegetable Plants to Plant in Spring

As part of your landscaping in Brisbane, why not plant vegetable plants this spring? Spring vegetable plants to plant include beans, carrot, cucumber, eggplant, lettuce, potato, tomatoes, pumpkin, sweet corn and zucchini. Beans are great for climbing upon the lattice you might have on your deck or you can pop trellis up for your beans to climb. Carrot can be an all year rounder and growing from seed is effective with your vegie patch in free-draining, deep soil. You can grow cucumbers in your vegie patch or in a large pot and have a climbing frame for the vine. Eggplant is fantastic as part of your vegie patch and you can grill eggplant on your barbeque in your outdoor area landscaped by your leading landscaping in Brisbane company, Landscape By A&K. Lettuce is very common and easy to grow while potato needs to grow for many months but it is well worthwhile when you do. Grow pumpkin from a seed and keep plants well-watered while a tomato vine can grow up the lattice or trellis in your outdoor area. Finally, plant zucchini seeds and keep these well-watered as well harvesting when they have grown big enough.

Dressing up your Decking

When landscaping in Brisbane, we can recommend ways to dress up your decking or patio area as part of your outdoor space. Outdoor furniture such as wicker furniture looks great on a deck and a wooden table with a day bed with pillows is effective for relaxing out on the deck. A slightly elevated decking adds dimension to the yard that might be flat and you can have steps for coming up onto the deck. Evergreen plants form a privacy wall for the deck and choosing plants with plenty of green foliage looks great. Additionally, having hanging baskets with flowering plants jazzes up your decking. Add a wooden lattice to one side to create a wall-like feature and plant climbing plants that will climb up the lattice. Add a water feature with a solar water fountain pump to be eco-friendly and add style to your decking. A fire bowl also is effective at jazzing up your space as well as being functional for the cooler months of the year.

Considerations for Landscaping Design

Imagine having your dream home built and ready to move in and it’s time to organise the landscaping of your outdoor area. Who do you turn to for effective landscaping in Brisbane? If you are seeking Landscape Designers to rejuvenate your outdoor area or design your outdoors for your new home, then Landscape By A&K can help. Designing your outdoor space is integral to making your home and outdoors complement one another and aesthetics as well as functionality are both important factors. We understand the essence of landscaping and we consider your spatial area and take into account your ideas and specifications before designing a truly effective landscape for you and your household. Whether you want the epitome of gardens with lush foliage or a pergola in the middle of your outdoor area or if you require a deck or patio, we can cater for your needs. Landscape By A&K produces exceptional results through planting the right sort of plants, installing walkways, timber decking and pergolas and establishing raised garden beds. We can even organise a fruit and vegetable garden for you. We analyse the soil type you have and determine the suitable plants and trees for the area and we take into consideration where the sunlight hits in your outdoor area. There is no end to our landscaping talent and no project is too big or small.

Quality Landscaping Brisbane

Operating in Brisbane and the northern suburbs residential area, Landscape By A&K is renowned for providing premium-quality landscaping in Brisbane. From landscape design to retaining walls and screens to pool landscaping, we can help you transform your vision into a reality. We conduct plant selection and planting, arrange water features, lay natural and synthetic turf and create timber decking and features. Additionally, we do garden lighting, pool fencing including glass fencing and concrete pathways and driveways. Whether it is a one-hour consultation you require or a landscape design proposal for a major project, Landscape By A&K can help. We arrange the landscaping so that it is complementary to the home visualising the garden as a whole entity which enables us to determine an effective landscaping design. As Landscape Designers, we harness clients’ ideas and visions as well as cater for their needs and we produce outstanding results. We strongly-value aesthetics and functionality while maintaining a cost-effective investment into your outdoor space and we are abreast of how to optimise the space to make the most of it.

Choosing Garden Lighting

An integral aspect of a beautifully-designed landscaping in Brisbane is how to best illuminate your outdoors such as the garden. You can transform your patio or decking with conducive lighting such as LED downlights and pillar or bollard lights. Additionally, bollard lights are great for garden pathways or flush lighting installed in the path’s surface which offers functionality for safety as well as an aesthetically-pleasing appearance. Enchanting you and your household as well as visitors, lighting in the garden can be truly effective in illuminating your outdoor area and can highlight water or rock features, trees and shrubs and tropical gardens. LED lighting is modern and sustainable and commonly used in gardens nowadays as opposed to halogen lighting. With accent lighting, you can choose to highlight the features of your garden and outdoor space and LED is cost-effective, vibration-resistant, durable and saves you money on energy bills. Solar lighting is even more economical and looks great but your outdoor area will need a boost in the winter months when the sun is less prevalent. Choosing lighting that emanates a warm white glow is wonderful for complementing walls, decking and stairs and selecting lights that install at the base of trees can accentuate them. You can choose a cluster of lights such as garden spike lights or solar lights through trees which enhances the visual pleasure of your outdoor area. Additionally, backlighting behind pot plants or other features such as water and rock features is effective in landscaping design. If you are seeking landscaping in Brisbane North Side, consider Landscape By A&K as we deliver premium-quality design and workmanship.