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Turtle1
Turtle1
6 December 2016

Feed the soil, Never feed the plant

Feed the soil, Never feed the plant
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Mulch is fantastic to use and also helps to cut down weeds and moisture retention. Love the way it gives back to the soil as well.

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Turtle1
Dec 06, 2016 10:42 am
Turtle1
TheGardenWhisperer
TheGardenWhisperer
30 August 2012

Fu Manchu's Guide to Soil Prep & Laying Turf

Fu Manchu's Guide to Soil Prep & Laying Turf
1 ... 13, 14, 15

Starting to think we kill this thread as its becoming a mess after such a great start. Everything required is covered in the first 2 pages. I think a lawn forum would be…

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TheGardenWhisperer
Aug 30, 2012 11:28 pm
TheGardenWhisperer
TheGardenWhisperer
TheGardenWhisperer
18 December 2010

TURF LAYING SUMMARY and what has become many things turf :)

TURF LAYING SUMMARY and what has become many things turf :)
1 ... 26, 27, 28

Folks I am going to draw to a close this amazing thread. It will remain a sticky but with 20 what ever pages, it is past the effectiveness it was. The same questions…

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TheGardenWhisperer
Dec 18, 2010 12:34 pm
TheGardenWhisperer
appsmartvn
appsmartvn
5 December 2016

Re: SOAKWELLS - How easy are they to put in and install ?

Re: SOAKWELLS - How easy are they to put in and install ?
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Ahhh, but tyres are an environmental nightmare and contaminate ground water and harm soil health. There have been significant studies into the use of recycled tyres and…

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appsmartvn
Dec 05, 2016 11:18 pm
Turtle1
Turtle1
6 December 2016

Vegetable Growing: A guide for home gardeners

Vegetable Growing: A guide for home gardeners
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wow lots of posts. Use the right vegie mix. Soil mix is very important.

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Turtle1
Dec 06, 2016 10:43 am
Turtle1

I love this thread. For everyone that says that nature strips should be grass or flat so you can see over it - welcome to my nature strip. Council has no problems with us…

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PVBuild
Sep 02, 2017 9:31 am
sencillez
sencillez
19 January

Landscaping Costs

Landscaping Costs

Hi Jason would you mind sharing the companies and costs please thanks. We’re building in the western suburb

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sencillez
Jan 19, 2018 3:03 pm
lindsayr
lindsayr
18 January

Tropika turf - any opinions?

Tropika turf - any opinions?

Im currently comparing the 2 nicenurse. I am looking at something to lay beside some existing blue couch in a shadier area. How did you end up going? Thanks

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lindsayr
Jan 18, 2018 10:48 pm

I am after some advise, opinions or tips for my front landscape plan. Our land has a 30metre frontage and our house will be set back 15metres from the front. My husband…

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inexp_user
Jan 17, 2018 10:48 pm
inexp_user
lindsayr
lindsayr
17 January

Shade tolerant grass with Blue Couch

Shade tolerant grass with Blue Couch

I have been recommended to get tropica turf. Any suggestions on that option? Thanks

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lindsayr
Jan 17, 2018 6:28 pm
lespalms
lespalms
16 January

4-6m tropical screening plants around plunge pool

4-6m tropical screening plants around plunge pool

I haven't bought the plants as yet (still organising the raised garden beds), but am thinking about getting a Travellers Palm or two, mixed with a variety of vertical…

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lespalms
Jan 16, 2018 2:53 pm

Hey guys, I've got 9month old dwarf kikuyu, on new topsoil, and had a mishap with some application of herbicide to try to get rid of creeping oxalis. Long story short, I…

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djtorque83
Jan 15, 2018 5:59 pm
casabonka
casabonka
15 January

Burnt/dead buffalo. Help please!

Burnt/dead buffalo. Help please!

Thanks for that. Noticed a couple of green shoots coming through. Hit it with some dynamic lifter and top soil. Fingers crossed.

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casabonka
Jan 15, 2018 7:39 am
casabonka

Hi Thin Lizzy, I suggest the Vegepod raised garden bed: https://vegepod.com.au/collections/rais ... -bed-small Its base is a recyclable plastic container which means…

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Bananimal
Jan 10, 2018 3:17 pm

How much should the landscaping cost for this specs?

How much should the landscaping cost for this specs?

It would depend greatly on the actual design specs and materials used . The above are just dimensions. Perhaps if you provided some more details such as hardscaping areas…

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Lakeside Paving
Jan 09, 2018 10:15 pm
Lakeside Paving

New grass really spread out, should I be worried?

New grass really spread out, should I be worried?

If you mix the seed with sand and then spread you will end up with a more even coverage. I'd leave it for a bit longer and see what comes up. If it's still patchy, …

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Searching4 knowledge
Jan 06, 2018 9:02 am
Searching4 knowledge

Assistance with planning garden

Assistance with planning garden

It all depends on what you want to do and your budget really. Have you got some ideas on what you would like to do?

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Corinda dream 2016
Jan 03, 2018 10:57 pm
ayaman
ayaman
30 December 2017

How to achieve a white pool surround?

How to achieve a white pool surround?

Thank you! We found an awesome limestone product that is exactly what we were after! :-D

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ayaman
Dec 30, 2017 11:32 am

sân…

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quynhnhu
Dec 29, 2017 12:38 pm
quynhnhu
cstanis2000
cstanis2000
20 December 2017

Advice please - what to plant??

Advice please - what to plant??

Hi Cinder, thanks so much for the advice. It is very helpful and I’ll keep it in mind. Thanks Claude

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cstanis2000
Dec 20, 2017 9:57 am
cinder
cinder
19 December 2017

Is this quote reasonable??

Is this quote reasonable??
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That's ok. I get it. You could even put in a small tree like a crepe myrtle. Trees can add a nice depth. Anyway I'll shut-up now - it's your garden! (and very unlikely to…

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cinder
Dec 19, 2017 10:54 am
cinder
Frankeh
Frankeh
14 December 2017

Antique display piece 1867

Antique display piece 1867

Somewhere like the old machinery magazine might get you a better idea of it's value as an antique

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Frankeh
Dec 14, 2017 5:11 pm
Frankeh
Frankeh
14 December 2017

Grass ID please

Grass ID please

thanks steve

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Frankeh
Dec 14, 2017 4:49 am

Hello I built this garden pond in my backyard. size 20 x 40 EPDM pond liner depth 30 inches Pictures and building steps ---> Me digging

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grandjardinier
Dec 12, 2017 2:07 am
grandjardinier
bashworth
bashworth
5 December 2017

what weed is this and how to control.

what weed is this and how to control.

It's Kikuyu, which is a summer grass. Typically it is more resistant to weed killers than other grasses. I actually prefer it to other grass species as it requires much…

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bashworth
Dec 05, 2017 7:38 am
bashworth
Reverbsz
Reverbsz
4 December 2017

Landscape Inspiration & Design Concepts

Landscape Inspiration & Design Concepts
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Drew, I just bumped into your threat, it was great to use someone through recommendation. I will contact Chris from Notlee landscapes as well since my property is in…

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Reverbsz
Dec 04, 2017 10:53 pm
noisuf
noisuf
28 November 2017

Winter Grass Outbreak in Kikuyu - What should I do mid-Oct?

Winter Grass Outbreak in Kikuyu - What should I do mid-Oct?

Thanks heaps for the advice Cat_dunc and Bashworth. Cat_dunc, it's completely taken over now, I'm looking into using a pre-emergent herbicide next Apr/May. Bashworth, I…

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noisuf
Nov 28, 2017 10:18 pm
crazyas
crazyas
28 November 2017

Weed issue - new seeded grass area

Weed issue - new seeded grass area

thanks!, Just tried BIN-DIE as i had some on the shelf and it has already started showing signs of it working.

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crazyas
Nov 28, 2017 8:20 pm
cat_dunc
cat_dunc
27 November 2017

Neighbours digging to fence line

Neighbours digging to fence line

OP have you had any resolution to this?

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cat_dunc
Nov 27, 2017 8:43 am
cat_dunc
SaveH2O
SaveH2O
27 November 2017

How did the trees die?

How did the trees die?

Lack of water. Depending on the usual direction of the weather, they may also have been planted in a rain shadow.

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SaveH2O
Nov 27, 2017 7:08 am
SaveH2O
SaveH2O
SaveH2O
27 November 2017

Removal and sale of garden palm trees

Removal and sale of garden palm trees

Wokka, your post has brought back memories! While I was waiting for nasho, I moved to Sydney and rented a room in a house at Cammeray on the north shore. There were two…

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SaveH2O
Nov 27, 2017 6:59 am
SaveH2O

Hi Can I get some feedback on my (quite rough) landscaping plan? I would really appreciate any comments, suggestions, etc... I will start building my house in Wollert,…

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yoyohv
Nov 26, 2017 9:22 pm

Hello. One of my tree has some problem. There are several ones. The biggest one dropped most of the green leaves from the top. Any one knows the tree and any suggestion to…

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Stev
Nov 26, 2017 7:42 pm
Bananimal
Bananimal
26 November 2017

safe food grade plastic for wicking bed

safe food grade plastic for wicking bed

I agree with SaveH2O, polypropylene plastic is recyclable and food grade safe. The brand I use, , uses it for their container…

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Bananimal
Nov 26, 2017 7:28 pm
darrinm81
darrinm81
25 November 2017

Buffalo Lawn Repair Patches

Buffalo Lawn Repair Patches

Pretty much the cause was heat and under watering. A few things: 1) Aerated with a pitch fork and screw driver. Making sure to leave an open hole rather than compress…

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darrinm81
Nov 25, 2017 8:57 pm
shazaw
shazaw
24 November 2017

Drainiage for my garden boxes

Drainiage for my garden boxes

You have perfect garden boxes to put succulents plant, don't need too much water. https://www.google.com.au/url?sa=i&rct= ... 3487468208

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shazaw
Nov 24, 2017 9:53 am
KV01
KV01
22 November 2017

rain garden

rain garden

You first need to know the requirements but there is a lot of info on the net. https://www.melbournewater.com.au/commu ... aingardens

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KV01
Nov 22, 2017 6:03 pm

We are Lake Macquarie near Newcastle. Yes it would be in full sun half the day. The soil is pretty compacted from building etc. No clay though. Was thinking of digging…

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lozza81
Nov 21, 2017 1:40 pm
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AvaRhodes
Nov 14, 2017 5:16 pm
AvaRhodes
kevintigerlink
kevintigerlink
14 November 2017

Gate and fencing hardware supplier

Gate and fencing hardware supplier

Hi, we are company base in Melbourne selling gate and fencing hardware, suitable for both commercial and domestic uses. We offer variety range of - gate hinges, from 80…

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kevintigerlink
Nov 14, 2017 10:44 am
cat_dunc
cat_dunc
9 November 2017

Yuccas Tidying them up ?

Yuccas Tidying them up ?

We’re keeping our yukkas in pots. You can just cut the yukka and put in potting mix and it grows. I was told by my mother in law that yukkas get out of hand and to keep…

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cat_dunc
Nov 09, 2017 11:25 pm
cat_dunc
mycl
mycl
9 November 2017

Artificial grass, best edging - Metal? Timber? Other?

Artificial grass, best edging - Metal? Timber? Other?

Hi all, I am planning to have artificial grass installed in the front yard. It is mainly rectangular in shape, bordered by garden beds mainly, except for a couple of…

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mycl
Nov 09, 2017 12:01 pm
SteveMc
SteveMc
9 November 2017

Garden (post project build) Sydney-Parramatta

Garden (post project build) Sydney-Parramatta
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Thanks cat. The design wasnt focused on the planting scheme, but rather shape and form of the garden. The feature trees will be either maple, prunus, forest pansy or teddy…

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SteveMc
Nov 09, 2017 8:40 am
SteveMc
Indulude
Indulude
7 November 2017

MOLASSES Suppliers

MOLASSES Suppliers
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Melbourne eastern suburbs Discount Animal Supplies 550 Lysterfield Rd, Lysterfield VIC 3156 (03) 9752 9814 discountanimalsupplies.com.au $28/25kg tub - you can get 5-10Kg aswell

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Indulude
Nov 07, 2017 2:19 am

Hi All, I've got a new weed trying to take over my grass this year. Seems to have rapidly spread throughout the neighbourhood as I'm seeing patches on all the local…

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Halstatt
Nov 05, 2017 8:20 pm
subdivide hopeful
subdivide hopeful
5 November 2017

Artificial Grass Melbourne Clayton Area

Artificial Grass Melbourne Clayton Area

I’m looking for a good quality artificial grass to buy and have installed in my front garden. I want the grass to look as real as possible and not shiny. I have had a…

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subdivide hopeful
Nov 05, 2017 2:53 pm
dove88
dove88
31 October 2017

Does Lowering Backyard Land Decrease Property Value?

Does Lowering Backyard Land Decrease Property Value?

The water is now pumped out from a pit as the land at the back is lower than the front - the only reason for me asking is because i will be selling

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dove88
Oct 31, 2017 3:44 pm
OurLindrum52
OurLindrum52
31 October 2017

Is my new buffalo lawn dead

Is my new buffalo lawn dead

We had a very cold winter here in Melbourne, and my buffalo basically went dormant and looks much like your photo, particularly in heavily shaded areas. Also, the winter…

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OurLindrum52
Oct 31, 2017 2:00 pm
SteveMc
SteveMc
30 October 2017

What is this in my Palmetto?

What is this in my Palmetto?

Looks like winter grass. Best to hand weed it if you can. To control this weed you need to spray pre emergent herbicides during winter.... The window of opportunity has…

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SteveMc
Oct 30, 2017 10:38 pm
SteveMc
SteveMc
SteveMc
30 October 2017

When to trim/prune newly planted plants?

When to trim/prune newly planted plants?

Big difference between phosphate based fertilisers and natural organic soil tonics. Keep your thrive for potted colour and buy any seaweed organic concentrate you can…

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SteveMc
Oct 30, 2017 10:29 pm
SteveMc
sionghua
sionghua
29 October 2017

Does gypsum need to be reapplied?

Does gypsum need to be reapplied?

Moved into a house with existing lawn, while digging down to install the pop-up sprinkler I found that the top soil is not that thick and clay soil underneath, likely…

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sionghua
Oct 29, 2017 10:12 pm
Tammy78
Tammy78
28 October 2017

Rain garden infiltration system

Rain garden infiltration system

Hi just wondering has anyone attempted to do there on council required rain garden infiltration system, is this hard? any video anyone can recommend.

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Tammy78
Oct 28, 2017 5:36 pm


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