Remember weeds love winter too! Now is the time, when your weeds are still pretty small to get out and beat them back so that they don'ÃÂÃÂÃÂÃÂt take over your preferred plants. When it comes to weed control remember the golden rule: hit them when they are young and or actively growing. That way any treatment ÃÂÃÂ¢ÃÂÃÂÃÂÃÂ chemical or otherwise - has a much better chance of being effective and causes less pollution.
Go for quality, when it comes to your garden don't scrimp. Try and get the best possible plants that you can. Go to good accredited and waterwise certified nurseries to ensure you get high quality plants with good strong and healthy root systems. Remember the roots are the most important part determining your plants health and yet they are the part you probably will never really see!
Throw in some follow up and ongoing winter rains and you will be well on the way to having a truly great garden for the months and years ahead.For more details, progress and tour dates on the Great Sustainable Home Challenge you can follow Chris and his family on www.theforeverproject.com.au
and watch episodes of GGTV.