Welcome to Get Smart Landscaping

Welcome to Get Smart Landscaping

The director Marty Roberts and all the staff at Get Smart Landscaping welcome all visitors to our new and improved web site. We hope the site will help to inspire you and provide ideas to create your own garden oasis, using clever design ideas with a modern contemporary feel. With over 26 years’ experience in the landscaping and garden design industry, Marty and Rob have the knowledge and experience to help you create a well designed, functional and impressive landscape.  One which will complement your homes architecture and design. The outdoor areas of a home are sometimes the last thought for many, when they shouldn’t be.  From a simple design to a more specialised design the garden areas of a home are just as important as the design of the kitchen or living areas. At Get Smart Landscaping we design landscapes to be an extension of the...
Winter Gardening Tips

Winter Gardening Tips

During the cold winter months, most of us hibernate in our homes with the warmth from the fire, or more likely these days it will be the reverse cycle air conditioning that keeps our homes warm. A winters day can be a great time to be outdoors and in the garden, understandably it can be difficult to leave the warmth of inside and venture into the garden.  With the chill in the air and the plants looking a little bare. The colder months can be a great time to catch up on odd jobs around the yard, without getting as hot as you would during the heat of summer.  Spending time outdoors and in the garden has been proven to be good for mental well being, helping to lift our spirits. Job ideas during winter include: Fixing or replacing those loose pavers, so in the summer months you have a nice even path to walk along. Maybe it might be the right time to pave an entertaining area or a new path. Cleaning up the yard, pruning any dead growth and collecting sticks for use in the fire pitt are perfect small jobs, and who doesn’t love a chilly winter evening toasting marshmallows over the fire, or sharing a glass of red with friends. Prepare soils for spring planting, by adding organic matter or some blood and bone to soils now over the next 6 weeks the soils will absorb the nutrients and be ready for new planting in Spring. Start thinking about spring planting, maybe a few new plants or maybe a veggie garden. Winter is a great...