Lawn & Garden

Phone Lines

Phone System Upgrade For a short time between 9am and 10 am Wednesday the 16th of June you may experience difficulty while making contact via our branch phone numbers. We appreciate this disruption may cause some inconvenience and look forward to speaking with you post upgrade. Emails will continue to operate during this time.

Office Space For Sub Lease

Office Space for Sub Lease Centrally located at Eagle Farm, close to Brisbane CBD and Airport. 5 offices + boardroom, open space, storeroom, small foyer, and amenities. Suit local business or interstate company looking to set up an office in Queensland. Clean and presentable with NBN at premises. Negotiable terms, rates currently set at a favourable price point. Contact Active Hire on 07 3272 7266 for further details.

New Central Branch Now Open

NEW BRANCH OPEN AT EAGLE FARM Active Hire has a new centraly located branch at 137 Holt St, Eagle Farm. Phone 3890 2877 The branch stocks specialist equipment for factory shutdowns, industrial maintenance, civil contracting, commercial building plus and extensive general hire range.


Summers are for spending time in your garden, surrounded by the trees and flowers you’ve planted and the lawn you’ve lovingly maintained. It’s also where you can grow your own fruits and vegetables and take pride in eating something you created. All these elements require maintenance, and spring is the perfect time to prepare for it. Here’s what you should be doing in your backyard right now to prepare for the perfect summer garden. 1. TRIM, TRIM, TRIM To ensure your flowers, bushes and trees flourish, you’ll need to strategically prune them to rid them of dead weight and encourage fresh growth....

Designing An Edible Garden For Your Australian Home

Growing your own produce has never been easier and many Australian homeowners are starting to realise that they have the resources, time and passion to create their own edible gardens. Not only does growing your own food give you a sense of accomplishment, but it’s also a stress relieving outdoor hobby that provides you with a supply of organic goodies. If you’ve never had an edible garden before and want to create one, then here’s what you should know: DESIGN EVERYTHING Plan your garden layout with permaculture in mind, so you’re planting the right things in the right place and working with nature, not...

Are You Ready For The High Fire Danger Season Ahead?

High Temperatures Are Coming: Be Prepared For The Fire Season As we head into the warmer months, temperatures can become quite high, and some areas will become even drier. Hotter temperatures also mean we are entering into the high fire-risk season. With proper preparation in place, you and your family can feel safer and reduce the risk of wildfires damaging your home and putting your entire family in danger. Educate neighbours and get them involved as well to reduce the risk of a fire ruining your whole neighbourhood. Get ready to prepare for fire season with the helpful tips below: Steps To Prepare For...


Spring’s here, the sun’s out, and your garden is finally blooming. After weeks of chilly weather and cold nights, it’s time to shake off your winter slump and tackle odd jobs in and around the house. Spring is the perfect time to start cleaning up as summer will be hot to do so, and wouldn’t you rather spend that time relaxing than working? Here are a few tasks to focus on this Spring so you can enjoy your final quarter of 2018 in peace. 1. CLEAN THE GUTTERS  After winter your gutters are full of leaves, twigs and sludge. As the weather...

Have You Heard? Active Hire Equipment Is Now Available For Hire On The Go

Our exciting online ordering platform is now live and offers you the convenience and reassurance of knowing professional tools and equipment can be hired online 24/7. In just a few easy steps, customers can order from 100’s of products that are ready to hire. And what’s more, in addition to offering pick up in store for online orders, we also happily provide convenient delivery services. At the forefront of the intention behind our online hire service is delivering on our promise that “From Eskies to Excavators - We Can Help”. We understand that the needs of today’s customers are evolving. Tradespeople and DIY-warriors...

The Essential Tools That Any DIY Enthusiast Should Hire Instead Of Buy.

You’re ready to tackle your next major DIY project, but don’t have the right tools to do it. After researching what equipment you’ll need, you aren’t sure whether to buy or hire it. This can be tricky, as it’s difficult to predict what’s worth forking out for and which ones you’re better off hiring. We’ve been in the equipment hire game a while so we’ve got a good idea on the essential tools you should hire and not buy. Heavy duty drills Most home DIY jobs simply require a standard lightweight corded or cordless drill. They’re small, compact and easy to handle...

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