Information about plants & gardens for Brisbane & Qld
and landscaping services
This page is intended to let residents of this region know about businesses offering landscaping and related services. If you operate such a business, find out how to list on this page by clicking here: Advertising information.
Better timber preservation a Qld innovation
Queensland scientists have developed a new timber preservation technology that is both environmentally friendly, efficient and gives better penetration of difficult timbers. Read more at the DEEDI website: Breakthrough for better timber and eco preservation (August 2011)
Coup for Queensland concrete company
Toowoomba Regional Council is trialing a new environmentally friendly concrete associated with lower carbon emissions on a new footpath in Rome Street, Newtown. "Earth Friendly Concrete" was developed by a local company, who claim that it also has superior durability. If the trial is successful, the council will continue to use the product. Source: Council trials world's first premixed 'green' concrete in Queensland first (August 2010)
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If you're a lanscaper in Brisbane, Gold Coast, Sunshine Coast, Caboolture, Pine Rivers , Redcliffe, Redlands, Ipswich, Logan or any other part of Qld and provide lanscaping services such as excavation, installation of paths, driveways, paving, retaining walls, etc in concrete, brick or timber, please click here: Information for advertisers.
More Online Information
Please Note: Some international links have been provided for general information and design ideas, but be aware that specific details (e.g. construction materials or legal requirements) may differ in Queensland. If in doubt, consult the Building Services Authority or a licensed contractor.
Landscape Queensland Industry association
Queensland Building Services Authority Also known as the BSA
Hiring a landscape professional Perry's Perennial Pages, University of Vermont (USA)
Interlocking Concrete Pavement Institute Check the Homeowners section for the Idea Gallery with many photos of pavers in the landscape
How To: Install Pavers Online article at the website of US publication Landscape Design/Build
The Paving Blog "Everything about paving for home owners" (USA)
Where's me maul? Blog of UK paving expert Tony McCormack
Algae, lichens, liverworts and moss on hard surfaces Royal Horticultural Society, UK
How to build a segmental retaining wall Online article at the website of US publication Landscape Design/Build
Build a great wall Article about retaining walls at the website of US publication Landscape Management
Gardening on Steep Slopes Washington State University Clark County Extension
Use Stonework In Your Landscape to Combine Artistry and Function University of Florida IFAS Extension (PDF)
Fun With Concrete Fairegarden blog, Tennessee
Dry Stream Beds Washington State University Clark County Extension
Building Soil Berms factsheet at the Parker County Master Gardener Assoc. (Texas) website
Cheap advertising for professional landscapers and landscape gardeners servicing the public in QldThe Queensland Gardening Pages at www.calyx.com.au has been providing garden-related information with an emphasis on Qld for many years. One of the main aims of the site is to make it easy for people in Qld to find garden goods and services, while providing a low-cost but effective way for those selling plants and other garden goods and services to the public in Qld to reach potential customers.
It's not only cheap, it's quick and easy! Text for a directory listing (for example) can be wrtitten for you at no extra charge, which usually takes a few days. Once approved by you, it can be online and working for you in another 2-3 days in most cases.
Ideal for new businesses that need exposure fast, but also suitable for established businesses that want to reach that ever-growing segment of the population who use the internet as their preferred way to locate information and suppliers.
You can find out more about the cheap advertising available on this site (including prices) here: Information for Advertisers