Oftentimes a developer may buy a large plot of real estate with the intent of creating a new subdivision or large complex of some sort. Before doing that, it can be good to meet with an urban or town planner, a professional who specialises in the development and use of land in particular. There are some times when it's especially good to use their expertise before making any plans for your development.
- Whether or not you realise it in your day to day life, the quality of the air you breathe, both inside and outdoors, can significantly impact your health, the environment and the economy. According to the Department of the Environment and Energy, Australians spend an average of about 90% of their time indoors, be it in their homes, workplaces, shopping malls, hospitals or schools. As such, more and more families and businesses have opted to consult specialists who monitor, analyse and control the quality of their indoor air.
- It's not surprising that there are thousands of organisations all across Australia whose main objective is to protect and restore their respective local bush lands. Made of environmental NGOs, school groups, gardening companies and community initiatives, these organisations all value the diverse and unique beauty of the Australian ecosystem, a home to an abundance of flora and fauna found in few other places around the world. But protecting and rehabilitating Australia's plants is about more than just sowing new seeds.
- Bore water is groundwater which is located inside naturally-occurring underground pockets known as 'aquifers' and accessed via a process called bore drilling. If you live in an area where droughts and water shortages are a common occurrence, then it may be worth looking into ways to access the groundwater on your property. Here are some of the things you should be aware of if you decide to do this. Benefits of using bore water
- Buffalo turf is one of the most versatile and durable ornamental turf types available today, and this remarkable grass can put up with a lot of punishment. However, one unfortunate disadvantages of buffalo grass turf is its relatively high water requirements, and as such successfully laying a buffalo turf lawn during Australia's dry, baking hot summer months can be a real challenge. As you can imagine then, buffalo turf lawns (and indeed most varieties of turf) are best laid in spring and autumn months; however, if you need to lay down your turf now and the seasons aren't cooperating, there are steps you can take to ensure that your turf is laid successfully however hot the weather may be.