Audit

Horticultural Care (Garden Bed Areas)

Is the garden bed weed free? Weeds larger than 5cm or close to plants must be hand pulled, weeds below 5cm to be sprayed.

Has care been taken to ensure that no desirable plants have herbicide damage? Either due to spray drift or weeds sprayed within desirable plants.

Have all the spent flower heads and dead leaf matter been removed? As per contract and species requirements.

Is the garden bed free of dead plants?

Has the design intent been maintained? Via regular pruning or plant replacement.

Are the plants free of pests and disease infestations?

Have the Indigenous Shrubs been tip pruned to prevent them from becoming leggy?

Have the ground covers and grasses been pruned back from pathways or turf areas to remove trip hazards?

Have the Lomandra (or other grasses) been trimmed as required by contract?

Have the gardens been mulched as per contract requirements, with no mulch in contact with the plants?

Have the gardens been fertilised uniformly as per contract requirements?

Has the irrigation system been maintained and adjusted to ensure each plant receives sufficient water?

Have the irrigation lines all been buried by soil or mulch?

Please note that this checklist is a hypothetical example and provides basic information only. It is not intended to take the place of, among other things, workplace, health and safety advice; medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment; or other applicable laws. You should also seek your own professional advice to determine if the use of such checklist is permissible in your workplace or jurisdiction.