landscape design all have in common, regardless of their size or shape, it is an aversion to bugs and pests. Most of what grows in these gardens is at risk of being damaged, or worse, killed, due to specific bugs or pests deciding that they are to be their next victim. On occasion, Sydney's home and garden owners have had to endure seeing the plants they have nurtured and maintained gone within as little as a few days due to the activities of certain pests or bugs. Well, we are here to tell the homeowners of Sydney how to fight back, and better still, we have, in no particular order, ten highly effective ways to deter pests and bugs coming anywhere near your landscaped garden or the plants in it. Keep Soil Healthy The healthier your plants, the more chance they have of resisting bugs and pests and that requires the soil to be healthy too. Ensuring your soil is healthy, with the use of compost, for example, ensures it is nutrient-rich and has the optimal consistency. Acquire 'Pest-Resistant’ Plants Not many Sydney homeowners are aware that they can purchase plants that are proven to be pest-resistant. For example, for those who have vegetable patches in their gardens, some carrot types are fly-resistant, and certain potatoes can stand up to eelworms. Take time to research this subject as there are lots of other plant types that are resistant to pests. Maintain And Clean Your Garden Regularly This might not be the most original suggestion you will ever read about your garden, but it is worth repeating that a well-maintained garden, and more importantly, a clean garden will be less attractive to many of the bugs the pests that are a danger to what is growing in your garden.