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Irish Curley
Irish Curley
17 January

Feed the soil, Never feed the plant

Feed the soil, Never feed the plant
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Thank you for sharing this. Being new in floristry field, I really need this kind of information when maintaining flowers.

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Irish Curley
Jan 17, 2019 3:31 pm
Irish Curley
TheGardenWhisperer
TheGardenWhisperer
30 August 2012

Fu Manchu's Guide to Soil Prep & Laying Turf

Fu Manchu's Guide to Soil Prep & Laying Turf
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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 10:28 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 :)
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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 11:34 am
TheGardenWhisperer
Imightbedave
Imightbedave
26 March 2018

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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Hi all, Wondering if anyone can point me in the right direction. Using this guide, I installed my own soakwells a few months back. Pit in the back, pit in the front, with…

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Imightbedave
Mar 26, 2018 6:07 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 9:43 am
Turtle1
PVBuild
PVBuild
2 September 2017

Nature strips without lawns

Nature strips without lawns
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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 8:31 am

Clothesline Landscapes

Clothesline Landscapes

Has anyone ever installed a deck beneath their rotary clothesline so that they have a level and clean area to stand on when hanging or removing laundry?

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Sukie
Apr 23, 2019 4:29 pm
Sukie
StanleyRoark
StanleyRoark
18 April

Tap timer recommendations

Tap timer recommendations

works great, I bought 2 gardens with drip hose last year. send water twice a day (every 12 hours), 6:30 in the morning, and 6:30 in the afternoon. Note: Most…

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StanleyRoark
Apr 18, 2019 5:08 pm
StanleyRoark
SteveMc
SteveMc
17 April

side path ideas

side path ideas

A better alternative to pebbles is crushed granite. Easier to rake or broom after it's been compacted. That's the closest thing to gravel/pebbles which I wholeheartedly…

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SteveMc
Apr 17, 2019 10:54 am
SteveMc
KingTaco
KingTaco
15 April

Lilly Pily high and mighty problem

Lilly Pily high and mighty problem

Lilly Pilly are prone to getting psyllid infestations... if that's what it is, you need to trim back the infested growth and regularly spray the trees with something like…

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KingTaco
Apr 15, 2019 4:54 pm
KingTaco
KingTaco
KingTaco
15 April

Pictures of my garden (Updated)

Pictures of my garden (Updated)

Looks beautiful! I love the colour contrasts - it's all so very striking

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KingTaco
Apr 15, 2019 4:42 pm
KingTaco

Hello guys, The builder installed a faulty sprinkler timer causing water to run continuously for uncertain period of time in the front lawn during construction. The water…

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Homeone1234
Apr 13, 2019 4:42 pm

Hi brains trust, We are on water tanks and have no…

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mattscib
Apr 11, 2019 7:08 pm
SteveMc
SteveMc
8 April

Backyard Landscaping - DIY

Backyard Landscaping - DIY
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Hi there. You need to create your own thread and post this question elsewhere. It's rather rude to hijack a thread like gary's. If you wish to ask him a question you can…

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SteveMc
Apr 08, 2019 10:51 pm
SteveMc
slurm
slurm
8 April

Old wood in retained land fill

Old wood in retained land fill

Thanks mate. Late reply on my part sorry. All done amd dusted now. I asked the guys nicely again if we could remove the timber. They said they would. Wether or not they…

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slurm
Apr 08, 2019 5:45 pm
Will Smith
Will Smith
8 April

Drainage help

Drainage help

thank you

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Will Smith
Apr 08, 2019 1:27 pm

Hi Guys, I have a portable house which I need some landscaping ideas and recommendations on. I'm looking to tidy up around the border of the house. Roughly want to put a…

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MicandHal
Apr 08, 2019 11:38 am

We have a massive cut to fill platform on the side of a hill that has left us with all clay and rocks on both the cut and fill side that we want to plant out some how. I…

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danshell
Apr 08, 2019 11:09 am
danshell
inexp_user
inexp_user
7 April

planting in the easement

planting in the easement

We have a 2 metre easement along our NE facing back fence with 300mm uPVC pipe for stormwater at a depth of 1.08m. I would like to plant something that will screen out…

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inexp_user
Apr 07, 2019 11:57 am
inexp_user
kks
kks
31 March

Patio balustrade recommendations

Patio balustrade recommendations

Gumtree is your friend....

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kks
Mar 31, 2019 10:35 am
Jckson
Jckson
29 March

How to install Agi Pipe

How to install Agi Pipe

i find some information about that, maybe it help you Step 1 Mark out the path for your drainage pipe using a can of spray paint. If the area has a downward slope,…

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Jckson
Mar 29, 2019 10:10 pm
Snowlaina_80
Snowlaina_80
29 March

Determining boundary lines

Determining boundary lines

Thanks Ashwin. The block is on a slight inside curve so can't align directly with the neighbour however thats a good tip about measuring back from the rear fence, i'll…

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Snowlaina_80
Mar 29, 2019 8:46 pm
shammi329
shammi329
20 March

Domaine Homes - Building Leda 21 Narrow

Domaine Homes - Building Leda 21 Narrow

Hi , I am currently building with…

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shammi329
Mar 20, 2019 9:17 am
shammi329
mattscib
mattscib
18 March

Drainage & Concrete Paths

Drainage & Concrete Paths

I've been reading and youtubing but a bit unclear. Can anybody advise the recommended fall? Recommended depth and width of depth for 100mm agi? Socked or not? Geo fabric…

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mattscib
Mar 18, 2019 9:49 pm
Sennaha
Sennaha
18 March

garden black beetle - Perth

garden black beetle - Perth

My native garden is struggling lately. I have pulled out a few dead ones all in the same area. After removal and watering I have notice these little beetles coming to the…

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Sennaha
Mar 18, 2019 1:30 pm
SteveMc
SteveMc
14 March

Confused about Turf Underlay vs. Top Dressing

Confused about Turf Underlay vs. Top Dressing
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It's described as top dressing? Standard turf underlay is fine. Your better off with a sand/loan mix as organic mixes will compress and collapse leaving your levels lower…

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SteveMc
Mar 14, 2019 7:19 pm
SteveMc
kellisue
kellisue
14 March

Landscaping & decking - registered builder?

Landscaping & decking - registered builder?

Hey guys, I'm currently in process of getting quotes for a substantial amount of work to be done in my backyard, namely, decking, open pergola/structure, screening, turf,…

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kellisue
Mar 14, 2019 3:37 pm
kellisue
SteveMc
SteveMc
12 March

Sleeper retaining wall cover with HardieFlex or HardieTex

Sleeper retaining wall cover with HardieFlex or HardieTex

I can't understand why you would cover a timber sleeper retaining wall with cement sheet. If you've ever seen these walls after 12 months you would notice significant…

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SteveMc
Mar 12, 2019 7:10 pm
SteveMc

After trying many different resources for suggestions and coming up empty handed I thought this might be the right place to try. My garden is on quite a large incline…

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RogerRabit
Mar 05, 2019 10:04 am

I intend on removing the current 1.5m fence and replacing it with a 1.8m (paling pictured). From what I have read the paling can only extend max 150mm beyond the rail.…

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mrnavi
Mar 04, 2019 8:33 pm

We're located in Cobbitty N.S.W and started building with Coral Homes. We were required to…

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Juzntesh
Mar 03, 2019 1:46 pm
wayneo29
wayneo29
28 February

Colorbond fencing help

Colorbond fencing help

Woodland grey gets my vote. I don't see any green in it. Monument is too black.

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wayneo29
Feb 28, 2019 7:47 pm
Maria M
Maria M
28 February

Perlite & Vermiculite in Melbourne Area

Perlite & Vermiculite in Melbourne Area

If anyone is looking for either of these in the Melbourne area for cheap, cheap, cheap.... Anyone interested? ::wink:: Hi Kerry, Are you still looking for some people…

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Maria M
Feb 28, 2019 10:48 am
Nuri
Nuri
27 February

please recommend some plants for my new garden

please recommend some plants for my new garden

Thanks, will do. Sir Grange is nice but pricey.

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Nuri
Feb 27, 2019 3:11 pm
fyeahm
fyeahm
21 February

Sir walter buffalo backyard

Sir walter buffalo backyard

What did you use as top dress? I tried Hortico Top Dress from Bunnings once and it left some bark which got hot and burnt the lawn around it.

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fyeahm
Feb 21, 2019 1:49 pm
brokenstick
brokenstick
20 February

what can I do with my backyard?

what can I do with my backyard?

Hello there, You can create a beautiful lawn out here with beautiful flower pots aligned with the boundary in L shaped and grass all around the floor and can make it look…

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brokenstick
Feb 20, 2019 12:40 pm
brokenstick
Plantcrazy
Plantcrazy
17 February

DYING LILLYPILLY

DYING LILLYPILLY

PLEASE HELP. MY MATURE LILLYPILLY IS DYING. IT BEGAN WITH SEVERE LEAF MOTTLING AT THE CROWN FOLLOWED BY LEAF DROP. THIS THEN PROGRESSES DOWN THE TREE. IT IS NOT PSYLLIDS,…

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Plantcrazy
Feb 17, 2019 8:34 pm

I'd llike some advice on how to prune these gardenia's back as they are getting too tall. I read a few web pages that said to trim them between leaf pairs but that…

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jonr
Feb 17, 2019 2:39 pm
Melslost
Melslost
16 February

New wood fence- mouldy wood

New wood fence- mouldy wood

Hi, anyone with experience in wood fencing I would like your thoughts on this: Fence is being installed but all the treated pine wood delivered has what looks like mould-…

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Melslost
Feb 16, 2019 4:59 am
designca
designca
12 February

Australian Landscape/Garden Design Software

Australian Landscape/Garden Design Software
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Take a look at our GardenCAD plus product Https://www.designcad.com.au it’s free to try.

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designca
Feb 12, 2019 5:00 pm
Littlegem
Littlegem
11 February

Questions regarding new Buffalo turf

Questions regarding new Buffalo turf

Need to spray with fungicide every couple of weeks currently. Mancozeb would be a good start

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Littlegem
Feb 11, 2019 7:46 pm
psikore
psikore
1 February

Photinias being eaten!

Photinias being eaten!

You could try to setup a camera if you suspect animals. There are even specialised cameras with motion sensors which can trigger on movement.

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psikore
Feb 01, 2019 7:07 pm
psikore
psikore
1 February

Sweet box dying off

Sweet box dying off

Sweet box dying off I have sweet box hedges. This year they have started to die quickly with woody branches, yellowing leaves. I’ve tried more water, less water, mulch,…

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psikore
Feb 01, 2019 4:21 pm
SaveH2O
SaveH2O
31 January

water pump

water pump

You need to work backwards from the required flow rate at the sprinkler(s). It is impossible to give an opinion without knowing your flow rate objective, elevations etc.…

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SaveH2O
Jan 31, 2019 10:47 pm
SaveH2O
brettule
brettule
31 January

Maple tree problem identification

Maple tree problem identification

Thanks, but I looked at images in google of Sooty Mould and it really doesn't look the same as what I have.

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brettule
Jan 31, 2019 7:19 am
SaveH2O
SaveH2O
30 January

Best acoustic fence option

Best acoustic fence option

Have you considered a nice wide panel water feature? It looks like your 'busy' area would look out on it...depending on what size windows you have of course.

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SaveH2O
Jan 30, 2019 9:34 pm
SaveH2O
David B
David B
24 January

Creeping Fig... good or bad idea?

Creeping Fig... good or bad idea?

thanks Redcali, I take your point about growing on a frame rather than direct onto the wall.

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David B
Jan 24, 2019 7:04 pm
David B
wef
wef
23 January

Plants for 2-3m hedge?

Plants for 2-3m hedge?

Hi guys, Thank you for the pointers, really appreciated. I have been asking around at several places including local nurseries, bunnings and online. Very hard to come…

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wef
Jan 23, 2019 9:25 pm
Bean43
Bean43
23 January

Laying Tuscan Topping

Laying Tuscan Topping

Hi, Im planning to lay 70mm Tuscan topping at the nature strip and the backyard. Do you lay weedmat before the topping or not? I’ve had mixed recommendations and would…

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Bean43
Jan 23, 2019 8:14 am
ehhc
ehhc
13 January

Landscape design - KDR (sekisui house ) Burbank - ST George

Landscape design - KDR (sekisui house ) Burbank - ST George
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Omg... so impressed!! Really love that orchid house. And the bromeliad wall. And the paving. Lol I like everything. Well done shazza

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ehhc
Jan 13, 2019 7:28 pm
ehhc
MitraK
MitraK
13 January

1.7m or 3m backyard..what can I realistically do?

1.7m or 3m backyard..what can I realistically do?

Hi Skydroid, Have you looked into building a double storey? We were greedy as well and wanted a whole lot of space inside and out. We have a 14 x 36 metre north facing…

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MitraK
Jan 13, 2019 7:29 am
mitch7391
mitch7391
13 January

Empire Zoysia not looking so good

Empire Zoysia not looking so good

Best advice I can give is to jump on Facebook and look for WA Lawn Addicts group, they will have all the advice you could need.

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mitch7391
Jan 12, 2019 11:51 pm

Hi, just wondering if this is normal for a Lilac? I have 2 trees both were planted 4 months ago. The one on the right had 1 bud of flower about 2 months ago but has since…

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Shazza88
Jan 12, 2019 8:22 pm
kexkez
kexkez
12 January

Our Landscaping Story

Our Landscaping Story
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gaynelle. You posted on an 8 year old thread about a garden in another state ( you are in WA) and your one and only post is to promote a business. How about you share…

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kexkez
Jan 12, 2019 4:02 pm
kexkez

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