Landscape & Garden Design
Another Lawn Care Help Request
I am in a very similar situation (though we have a Bernese). My "lawn" looks almost identical to yours.
I recently purchased a thatching rake and like yourself, I find it…
Does anyone know what kind of tree that is in the pic? Looks like a great screen/hedge for our backyard along the fence for privacy from the neighbours next to us as well…
Advice please! Our pool is scheduled to be put in at the end of November. As the time is getting closer I need to make some Final decisions.
The plan is to have the pool…
Laying new turf on area with bark
Remove chipbark, turn over soil underneath, add soil improver and also Clay Breaker or Sand Remedy (depending on the nature of your soil.
No nutrition in bits of bark.
I need help identifying what is wrong with my macadamia tree. Does anyone know what is causing this and how to treat it?
It's spreading to the new leaves as well now.…
Winter grass. Hand weed to remove seed stock and next winter use pre emergents to break the cycle. Nothing you can do right now but minimise next years crop
In my opinion, they are two different nutrients. Get into it and spread the seamungus.
How often do you mow? I cut high and regularly. Assume being in Perth you have sand?
Lilly Pilly Hard Cut back
If you chop it back now, it will take a couple of weeks to fluff up again. Perfect time is now until the end of October.
Take it back harder on the top as I’ve also…
They look like worm mounds. The worms are aerating the soil and are your friends. Rain will soon disperse the mounds.
If you want a quick solution, that will still look good. You can try getting bluestone steppers or anything similar laid around so you can hop from one stepper to the…
Oct 16, 2019 2:11 pm
The council has provided me the approval to remove a tree on my property (which is causing me issues) with the condition of planting another tree (anywhere…
Oct 15, 2019 11:27 am
Help our little grass tree please
If you suspect a rot problem you need to investigate what's causing it. Perhaps a blocked drain hole? You need to take it out of the pot & carry out a full inspection of…
Hi everybody. We have purchased a one yr old home on just over 2 acres. While there is already a pool installed, there is nothing else on the piece of land. I am looking…
Oct 12, 2019 3:37 pm
Lawn Feed - Sapphire/Kikuyu
My sincerest apologies if this has been asked 10 times over.....
I am looking to feed my lawns this weekend and take advantage of the predicted wet weather south…
Oct 08, 2019 3:36 pm
Ideas for narrow strip next to driveway
I'm looking for some ideas for a garden along the length of my driveway between the boundary and concrete.
Currently it has grass but it is a pain to mow given the…
I'm currently in a rental till July next year in the Kellyville area of Sydney. Looking to do a small reno on the current lawn as it's come out of winter in pretty…
Gardenia pruning - advice needed
Don't be too concerned where you cut. Cut it on a slant though. Sharp pruners are recommended.If you want the plant to be thicker, cut top growth and pinch prune side…
Small garden bed - Tropical Fence Screening
Hi guys. I would love some advice.
I have a very tiny garden bed in my backyard ( approx 60cm from the neighbour fence ) and I would love to create a sort of tropical look…
Landscaping help No Idea!
I need to confirm with my builder if there is large amount sand left after the handover. Did you did the landscaping yourself or did you went through someone?
Sep 11, 2019 12:58 pm
What plant would grow well with agapanthus
Thanks amilelka, I was worried the agapanthus would be too much for what I wanted to do with the pot. I’ll either just have the agapanthus or move them to a different…
Levelling my backyard
Couldn’t have said it any better. Imagine a fort type cubby up there somewhere. Oh to be 5 years old again
Hi This is my first post on here.
I've just bought a house and it has a tree root problem.
Pavers are right up to the roots of two ornamental pears in the front yard,…
Help with my Lilly Pillies
Thanks for the advice, My wife wants to rip them out and plant bamboo, but we're going to give them this coming spring to show some improvement, or else they're out!
Breaking clay down with Powerfeed
I am about to apply powerfeed and seasol tommy lawn. I hope am hoping it breaks down some of the compacted areas (as a result of building). How long/how many…
Best way forward with a hotch potch lawn
22 months ago we moved into our new home. My family and I live at Grafton on the NSW north coast and have a subtropical climate with a distinct wet and dry period.…
I recently got some rustic/ tropical looking pots and I've filled the largest with a standard olive tree with some moss like ground cover plants underneath, then…
Aug 01, 2019 3:39 am
There are lots of threads in general discussion and building standards that may be of interest.
Getting the drainage around your house right is very important.
Aug 01, 2019 3:28 am
Maple tree looks distressed?
I know this also another late reply sorry.
I agree with Daniel86. Was it a really dry year the last two years? Even a well developed small tree like a maple will…
Artificial turf and pets?
Mine has held up fine with regular hosing. There are urine free products you can use out there as well.
I personally havnt had much issues, besides the constant attempt at…
It will also be helpful if you have your site plan with relative levels and handdraw or markup a photo showing the pipe location.
Stinging nettle in buffalo lawn - advice?
Hi all, we have clumps of what I believe is Urtica Urens ("dwarf nettle") coming up throughout our lawn of Saffire buffalo. It really stings when you touch it. We've tried…
How to raise lawn 200-300mm ??
Update..... found an earthmover on gumtree who was happy to dump 7m3 of soil at the front for free - it was to my surprise really good stuff. Took me 3 hours yesterday to…