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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
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
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
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
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
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
Southies
Southies
23 October 2017

mixing cement with crushed granite

mixing cement with crushed granite

Thanks TBH...........now to convince DH :roll:

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Southies
Oct 23, 2017 6:30 am
Southies
shazaw
shazaw
21 October 2017

Newcastle House - landscaping - pool is in

Newcastle House - landscaping - pool is in
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Wow you have done so much, that pool looks so inviting and vege patch for children is awesome. Build Thread : viewtopic.php?=31&t=81624

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shazaw
Oct 21, 2017 2:08 pm
Southies
Southies
17 October 2017

Extra soil for settling ???

Extra soil for settling ???

Do i need to add extra soil to allow for settling , when ordering for a new garden bed ? I…

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Southies
Oct 17, 2017 5:39 pm
Southies
Southies
Southies
15 October 2017

Which soil mix from supplier ?

Which soil mix from supplier ?

Hey there I'm creating new garden beds for dwarf murrayas and china pinks. I am sourcing from 1 of 2 suppliers. One supplies…

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Southies
Oct 15, 2017 2:12 pm
Southies
Southies
Southies
15 October 2017

How much garden soil ?

How much garden soil ?

thanks for the advice bashworth ! :-D

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Southies
Oct 15, 2017 2:07 pm
Southies
Michelle
Michelle
7 October 2017

How to prune/trim 2 rows of hedges on a slope

How to prune/trim 2 rows of hedges on a slope

::cheerleader::::cheerleader::never mind,there's always this fun little dancer!! Have fun!! :) ::kiss::

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Michelle
Oct 07, 2017 6:43 pm
Michelle

So found this little guy at my cloths line last Friday, not too happy to find him/her. Not with a 7 month old kitten I need to watch! Mum must be close as this is the…

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Michelle
Oct 07, 2017 4:02 pm
Michelle
sydneysider
sydneysider
3 October 2017

Show us your landscaping ideas!

Show us your landscaping ideas!

Hi Homeone, I am getting closer and closer to the end of my build but am still stumped when it comes to landscaping ideas. I have seen some very well thought out…

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sydneysider
Oct 03, 2017 10:40 pm
6banga
6banga
2 October 2017

Pop Up sprinkler system

Pop Up sprinkler system

I ended up installing an iriigation sytem got hunter mp3000 rotators but the guy at the irrigation shop just sold me the standard pro spray bodies so no check valve or…

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6banga
Oct 02, 2017 6:34 pm
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TheBigHouse
Sep 11, 2017 9:00 pm

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
aspire029
aspire029
22 August 2017

Retaining wall drainage, plumbing concerns.

Retaining wall drainage, plumbing concerns.

These core drilled holes are core drilled to where ever the agi pipes will Tee off into which is pretty much close to the footing. Behind that area will be water…

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aspire029
Aug 22, 2017 2:33 pm

Finally got approval this week for the works. Updated main plan with detail sheet for side elevations Each reference with side view elevation Materials now…

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SteveMc
Aug 21, 2017 3:43 pm
SteveMc
inflames62
inflames62
20 August 2017

Kellyville Landscape Design + Construction Recommendations

Kellyville Landscape Design + Construction Recommendations

Hi Is anyone able to recommend a good design & construct landscape company servicing the hills district ? Ive been searching online for weeks, had a few leads that went…

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inflames62
Aug 20, 2017 3:58 pm

Thanks all. We ended up getting sleepers from a place called EDH on the south coast NSW. They look fantastic. Gal H posts look good. Now the fun part digging the holes.…

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Tom2016
Aug 18, 2017 9:06 pm
Tom2016
cat_dunc
cat_dunc
24 July 2017

Landscaping a lawn over a concrete Jungle!

Landscaping a lawn over a concrete Jungle!

I vote get rid of all the concrete. We decided to bury some in our yard and I massively regret it. "Oh we'll never put a plant here" said me last year. Now I want to put…

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cat_dunc
Jul 24, 2017 9:15 pm
cat_dunc

Hi Guys, I was Googling for answers on how to revive my Sir Walter lawn plus remove "foreign" grass when I came across this thread. I hope it's not wrong to revive an…

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MadMax1412
Jun 26, 2017 1:46 pm
MadMax1412
fariha
fariha
6 June 2017

Wheelbarrows

Wheelbarrows
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It is impossible to do think about a garden without gardening tools. This tools play an important role for making a successful garden. There are lots of tools for…

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fariha
Jun 06, 2017 9:16 am
6banga
6banga
2 June 2017

how to green up buffalo for winter.

how to green up buffalo for winter.

HI Winter has hit in nsw and my lawn is looking a tad yellowish. Anything I can put down to help it get green and stay a bit stronger over winter time? Thanks

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6banga
Jun 02, 2017 7:17 pm
6banga
6banga
19 May 2017

Chicken Manure on Buffalo lawn

Chicken Manure on Buffalo lawn

I dont think they are hammerheads thats the closest thing I culd find to them but they def. dont have the hammerhead they are just black and all flat pretty much…

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6banga
May 19, 2017 7:35 pm
shamuscassar.sc
shamuscassar.sc
19 May 2017

Nice /Shrub Tree

Nice /Shrub Tree

The pic is not a magnolia. There are various varieties of magnolias available. For example, we have the magnolia teddy bear, which is a lot smaller and compact. Sent…

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shamuscassar.sc
May 19, 2017 8:27 am
CG Scardycat
CG Scardycat
13 May 2017

Landscaping of a sloping backyard

Landscaping of a sloping backyard

You have an almost identical block to the one we will be building on, but we don't have any plans for a pool. The back of the house has an 860mm cut to the right corner,…

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CG Scardycat
May 13, 2017 4:39 pm

Bulk Soil for raised planter box- Citrus and fruit trees.

Bulk Soil for raised planter box- Citrus and fruit trees.

It's only the top 400mm you want to worry about. Plant roots will not populate soils below that depth (often) because oxygen is too low. Try choose something that is a…

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TheGardenWhisperer
May 01, 2017 7:41 pm
TheGardenWhisperer
TheGardenWhisperer
TheGardenWhisperer
30 April 2017

Murraya hedging questions

Murraya hedging questions

1. I have some in beds just 30cm deep from the fence and I don't look at the fence. 2. Drop the plants in a pace a part, that will be about a metre. Don't fluff about…

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TheGardenWhisperer
May 01, 2017 12:32 am
TheGardenWhisperer

My sisters is the same. For her it was required by SE water due to being in a flood zone. How many steps will you have at the front/back of the house?

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reneelms
Apr 25, 2017 5:08 pm

Hey everyone, We are new to building so apologies if this has been answered before! We are building a single level house. We haven't had an offical site inspection yet…

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reneelms
Apr 25, 2017 5:04 pm
cross74
cross74
21 April 2017

Landscape Plan for existing house

Landscape Plan for existing house

Hello Cross74, This is Scott, an experienced Landscape Architecture. We are a Landscape firm/Landscape Contractor company in NY, we can provide you the most unique &…

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cross74
Apr 21, 2017 1:57 pm
nathancrowley
nathancrowley
11 April 2017

Inground trampolines

Inground trampolines

Try to read this DIY inground Instructions at http://www.allthingsthrifty.com/2011/05 ... tions.html. Hope this helps. :)

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nathancrowley
Apr 11, 2017 4:01 pm
The_Joneses
The_Joneses
6 April 2017

Landscaping a new house (Sydney)

Landscaping a new house (Sydney)
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Wow, I love the colour of the oiled deck! Beautiful!

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The_Joneses
Apr 06, 2017 6:21 pm
Francid1010
Francid1010
31 March 2017

Laying Turf to repair lawn

Laying Turf to repair lawn

Hi all, I had several areas where there were bare patches and ditches in my lawn. I covered them with top soil in hope that the grass would spread across it and cover…

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Francid1010
Mar 31, 2017 10:25 am
TheGardenWhisperer
TheGardenWhisperer
28 March 2017

Hedging - how should I trim these?

Hedging - how should I trim these?

Just quietly, I'd cut 'em back half their size. however, BeatrixKiddo is on the money for the less adventurous or skilled.

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TheGardenWhisperer
Mar 28, 2017 12:21 am
TheGardenWhisperer
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Lexi64
Mar 27, 2017 2:28 pm
aloenyx
aloenyx
12 March 2017

Landscape plans for CDC

Landscape plans for CDC

My estate has an example landscape plan, I just signed it and that's what my builder submitted.

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aloenyx
Mar 12, 2017 11:06 am
aloenyx
TheGardenWhisperer
TheGardenWhisperer
9 March 2017

Pop up Sprinklers for Turf

Pop up Sprinklers for Turf

Hunter MP rotators are the benchmark for efficient irrigation. (No not subsurface) No brainer. Get from an proper irrigation shop. Also look at using the Hunter…

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TheGardenWhisperer
Mar 09, 2017 2:06 am
TheGardenWhisperer
needsausername
needsausername
2 March 2017

3m fall is the new 1m fall...

3m fall is the new 1m fall...

Bahahaha a great outlook you have. Pun intended

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needsausername
Mar 02, 2017 12:44 pm
needsausername
cat_dunc
cat_dunc
8 February 2017

Driveway recommendations

Driveway recommendations

I'd suggest investing in exposed aggregate instead of coloured concrete as there's less chance of them stuffing up the surface finish. Well seems that way from what I've…

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cat_dunc
Feb 08, 2017 9:35 pm
cat_dunc
psyko
psyko
19 January 2017

Palmetto vs Sapphire Buffalo - which is softer

Palmetto vs Sapphire Buffalo - which is softer

I have both and it's hard to tell them apart. The Palmetto at the front is having thatch problems but still looks amazing. Sapphire feels softer and less thatch. Both are…

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psyko
Jan 19, 2017 6:43 am
bashworth
bashworth
15 January 2017

Rain garden/ drain

Rain garden/ drain

A rain garden is a depressed area in the landscape that collects rain water from a roof, driveway or street and allows it to soak into the ground.

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bashworth
Jan 15, 2017 6:06 pm
bashworth
BL35ED
BL35ED
14 January 2017

LARGE Stepping stones

LARGE Stepping stones

Hey all in process of doing landscaping...can anyone tell me where I can find larger stepping stones in Sydney? 80x40 90x45 100x50 These are the sort of sizes im after... Thank you

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BL35ED
Jan 14, 2017 5:57 pm


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