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HOME AND GARDEN
Get the right tools
WHETHERyou are a professional
landscaper or home gardener,
keeping a garden in prime
condition requires the right tools and
Located in Willaston, local business Gawler
Landscaping Supplies ensures you do not
have to travel far for such items.
Manager Greg Cooper has been working
at Gawler Landscaping Supplies for over
20 years and is well experienced in offering
practical advice for anyone looking to
design a new garden.
He believes all you need for a standout
garden can be found at the store.
We offer a wide selection of quality
landscaping supplies, which range from
pavers to mulch,” Mr Cooper said.
And we offer whatever advice we can for
Other notable products at the store include
a selection of composts, cements, wall
blocks, plastering tools and concreting
Supplies can be delivered directly to
homes seven days a week, including public
The business has been operating for over
30 years and is currently owned by Kylie
Jennings and her family.
At the moment, staff are gearing up for the
store’s landscaping expo which will be held
over two days on August 22 and 23.
A number of stalls will be set up, featuring
about 30 landscaping representatives who
will have a range of products on offer.
The CFS will also be present and will
provide a sausage sizzle for customers.
It’s normally a great day,” Mr Cooper said.
We also have some giveaways, including
$100 vouchers,” he said.
Greg Cooper is the manager at Gawler Landscaping supplies, where they offer a wide range of quality
PHOTO: Alec Urquhart
OPEN DAY & TRADE SHOW
• Sausage Sizzle • Tea and Coffee • Free prize draws
• Hole in one competition • Win $100 voucher
Come and join us and find out what you need for that next landscaping project.
Trade and Public all Welcome.
Friday 22nd August 11am – 7pm
Saturday 23rd August 8am – 3pm
REPS FROM LOTS
COMPANIES ON SITE:
• Outback Sleepers
• And many many more...
Call us for any further information
9A KELLY ROAD, WILLASTON SA
• Mulches & Loams
• Sand Metal & Rubble
• Paving & Retaining Walls
• Fire Wood
• Hire Equipment
• Lawn & Turf
• Products for the Handyman
We offer a wide
selection of quality
which range from
pavers to mulch.
A recent study has found that spending time in
gardens can bring relaxation, encourage
activities and reduce stress for people suffering
According to the research, gardening provides
dementia sufferers with sensory stimulation and
an environment that triggers memories.
Because gardens offer a calming setting, it helps
those with dementia to remember skills and
habits that have brought enjoyment in the past.
Gardens were also found to offer a welcome
space for interactions with those visiting
With 35.6 million people living with dementia
worldwide, more research is being conducted
into gardening and how it can assist with the
The number of dementia sufferers will double by
2030 and researchers stressed more analysis will
be undertaken into how a garden’s design and
setting affect wellbeing.
THE Australian Centre of Horticultural Excellence
will host an advanced plant-propagation class at the
Mount Lofty Botanic Gardens on Sunday, August 3.
The class is part of the 2014 master-class series
and will be presented by Botanic Gardens of
Adelaide propagator Matt Coulter.
Mr Coulter will cover advanced techniques
beneficial to plants, including leaf cuttings, root
cuttings, grafting and budding.
Several methods of each technique will be
demonstrated and then attendees can practise to
get the most out of their gardens.
Propagation mixes and propagation environmental
controls will also be spoken about.
The day will include a guided tour of the nursery at
the Mount Lofty Botanic Gardens, which produces
thousands of plants every year for the Adelaide,
Mount Lofty and Wittunga Botanic Gardens.
For more information, visit tache.sa.edu.au
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