Searles Gardening Blog

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Searles Gardening Indoor Plants Growing Guide - Best indoor plants

 

Download our complete indoor plants guide. 

Full of tips for keep indoor plants looking their best. Included is a list of the best plants to suit any space indoors.

 

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Control fungus gnats on indoor pot plants black flies

 

Ever wondered what those tiny black flying insects are buzzing about in small groups around your indoor plants? 

Fungus gnats in their adult form can be most annoying invading our interior space in large numbers. But it is their larvae which do the most damage to plants’ roots. Here is how to control fungus gnats. 

 

 

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Searles Recharge Ultimate Plant Fertiliser for pots, gardens, flowers and fruit

 

Recharged with improved triple action formula and easy-to-use application, Searles Recharge is the ultimate fertiliser for pots, gardens, flowers & fruit.

Recharge Ultimate Fertiliser is a triple action premium quality fertiliser containing a scientifically designed unique combination of powerful ingredients to instantly fertilise for rapid response and long term feeding for up to 12 months.

 

 

 

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Searles Platinum Premium Potting Mix for healthy plant potting mix

 

Searles® master blending techniques brings you the best potting mix in the range. Using performance maximising ingredients, the best just got better.

With 50% more fertiliser and double strength wetting agent, this mix will have potted plants flourishing quicker and have longer blooming power. 

 

 

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Searles Flourish range premium soluble plant foods for healthy growth

 

Premium Soluble Plant Food range for growing healthy plants with rapid response.

This dual action, complete soluble plant food range provides fast acting nutrients for abundant flowering and growth.  

 

 

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How do re-wetting granules work - prevent soil dry out

 

The virtues and uses of re-wetting granules

Restore your water repellent soil with a sprinkle of Searles Penetraide Re-wetting granules to regain plant vitality.  

 



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Improve sandy soils - plants for sandy soils - sandy soils

 

 

Easy steps to improve sandy soils for rich friable soil

Many Australian gardens have poor, nutrient deficient sandy soil. Enirch the soil with these easy steps to grow the plants you love. 

 

 

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lawn spraying tips for more effective weed control

 

A few quick tips you can do instantly to improve weed spraying

Must know spraying tips for you to get the most out of your weed control spray. 

 

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Control ant, spider and cockroach in the home and garden

 

One effective spray to kill ants, cockroaches & spiders in and around the home

Low odour pest control for indoor furniture, carpet, cupboards and about the garden. 


 

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9 best summer vegetables to plant for summer harvest


 

Best summer vegetables for a summer harvest

List of easy to grow vegetables which love the summer sun. 


 

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Pain free gardening - tips to reduce aches and pain while gardening

 

Garden without the aches and pains

Try these tips to reduce the occurance of injuries and strains while gardening.



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How to pot a plant - tips to promote pot plants to flower more

 

Choosing the right potting mix and following a few simple rules of potting will bring lusher foliage and more flowering. Most importantly, less work for you. 

Take these simple steps to pot plant success.



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Searles Premium Advanced Potting Mix - quality potting mix available at bunnings

 

Our Premium Potting Mix is now more advanced?

With 50% more fertiliser* and 50% more re-wetting granules*, plants will certainly love being planted in this mix.
* Compared to Searles Premium Potting Mix 


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How to kill lawn and garden weeds better with a wetting agent

 

How to kill lawn weeds and garden weeds better with a wetting agent?

Using a wetting agent with your weed killer will give you better knock down results. 



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What is the difference between lime, dolomite and sulphur

 

What is the difference between dolomite, lime and sulphur?

Which one should I be using for great plant health. 



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How to test the soil ph level in garden soils Australia

 

 

Easy steps to test soil pH in garden soils

Why test the soil pH level in your garden soil and easy steps on how to do it? 

 

 

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How to improve soil quality in garden beds – better plant health guide

 

How to improve soil quality in garden beds – better plant health guide

Rejuvenate the nutrients and bring back rich composted organic and natural ingredients in the soil, for better plant health.  

 

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Why mulch a garden? - mulching tips for how to apply mulch

 

Why mulch a garden?

Mulching types and tips on how to apply it. 

 


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Benefits of fish and Seaweed for fertilising gardens

 

Why is Fish and Kelp (seaweed) fertiliser better for plants than seaweed alone?

Want more than just a plant tonic?



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How to fertilise your lawn for lush green grass - Searles Robust Booster

 

How to fertilise your lawn for lush green grass for spring

Why fertilise your lawn in spring for lush green grass over the spring and summer months.



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How to make create a terrarium - Top 10 plants for terrariums

 

How to make a terrarium - Top 10 plants to use for terrariums
One way to bring a little greenery into your home is to build a mini greenhouse in the form of a terrarium. Terrariums are micro ecosystems generally in glass vases, bowls, jars or tanks and vary in size. The possibilities of the type of terrarium you make, only stops short of your imagination. here's how



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Why is Searles 5 IN 1 Organic Fertiliser excellent for vegetables, gardens and lawns?

 

Why is Searles 5 IN 1® Organic Fertiliser excellent for vegetables, gardens and lawns?
They are so many benefits to using 5 IN 1 on your garden beds, vegetable crops and lawns. 5 IN 1 combines the benefits of 10 organic ingredients (cow, fowl, sheep manures, mushroom compost, zeolite, blood & bone, hoof and horn) to enrich the soil. It also contains trace elements and minerals to keep the plants overall health in check. Boosted with beneficial microbes to enhance plant growth and improves soil. How to use 5 IN 1 Organic Fertiliser


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