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What Do Water Restrictions Mean?
What Do Water Restrictions Mean?

Town water levels are low and restrictions have been put in place, but what does each level mean?...

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Buzz off! Plants that repel flies
Buzz off! Plants that repel flies

Flies bothering you incessantly? We have a list of plants that are great at fighting off the flyi...

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A load of plants you don't need green fingers for
A load of plants you don't need green fingers for

If you struggle to keep plants alive, then try one from this list. We've found the best hard to ...

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Must-do Summer Gardening Jobs
Must-do Summer Gardening Jobs

Make the most of summer with these handy tasks for a thriving backyard

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Gardening

Buzz off! Plants that repel flies
Buzz off! Plants that repel flies

Flies bothering you incessantly? We have a list of plants that are great at fighting off the flyi...

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A load of plants you don't need green fingers for
A load of plants you don't need green fingers for

If you struggle to keep plants alive, then try one from this list. We've found the best hard to ...

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Must-do Summer Gardening Jobs
Must-do Summer Gardening Jobs

Make the most of summer with these handy tasks for a thriving backyard

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10 Tips for Keeping Your Lawn Green this Summer
10 Tips for Keeping Your Lawn Green this Summer

Preparing your lawn for the summer sun and putting in a little extra work to keep it looking lush...

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Watering

What Do Water Restrictions Mean?
What Do Water Restrictions Mean?

Town water levels are low and restrictions have been put in place, but what does each level mean?...

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Farmers Doing It Tough
Farmers Doing It Tough

Hoselink CEO and Founder Tim Kierath heads to the Australian countryside to see first-hand the cr...

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Save Water with Hoselink
Save Water with Hoselink

After the shocking news that NSW is now in 100 per cent drought, it’s never been more crucial to ...

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A Quick Guide to the Smart Approved WaterMark
A Quick Guide to the Smart Approved WaterMark

You’ve seen the Smart Approved WaterMark on packaging, and you know it must be good, but what exa...

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DIY Projects

Plant An Aromatherapy Garden
Plant An Aromatherapy Garden

Immerse yourself in a haven of fragrance. From sweet to fresh scents, we have a list of plants to...

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Make Your Own Flower Wreath
Make Your Own Flower Wreath

Whether you are decorating for a special occasion or just want to bring flowers in from the outsi...

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Wildlife DIY Projects
Wildlife DIY Projects

Discover how to make everything from a bee hotel to a nest box to help native wildlife thrive in ...

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10 Gorgeous Indoor Garden Ideas
10 Gorgeous Indoor Garden Ideas

Glass jars, vertical gardens, hanging plants… there are plenty of ways to bring the outside in th...

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Pets & Wildlife

Helpful Garden Insects
Helpful Garden Insects

Did you know there are a wealth of beneficial bugs that can help with everything from pest contro...

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Straight from the Horse’s Mouth
Straight from the Horse’s Mouth

We go behind the scenes of an equine veterinary practice to learn how vets are putting Hoselink’s...

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Hoselink Helps the Koalas
Hoselink Helps the Koalas

We go behind the scenes at Port Stephens Koalas hospital and rehabilitation centre where the team...

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How to Make Your Garden Pet-friendly
How to Make Your Garden Pet-friendly

Give your beloved animals all the creature comforts of a safe and enjoyable backyard to help you ...

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Product Guides

Retractable Hose Reel Buyer’s Guide
Retractable Hose Reel Buyer’s Guide

Thinking of buying a Hose Reel? With five to choose from and an array of accessories to boot, we’...

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Choosing The Right Hose
Choosing The Right Hose

Our guide to selecting the right garden hose for all your watering needs

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Getting the most from your Hoselink Reel
Getting the most from your Hoselink Reel

All the help you’ll need to locate, move, maintain and secure your Retractable Hose Reel

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Gifts For The Gadget Fan
Gifts For The Gadget Fan

We’ve put together a fun-filled list of garden gadgets sure to knock the Christmas socks off gizm...

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