Landscape & Garden Design
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…
Drainiage for my garden boxes
How long will you be in the house? My thoughts are to never fill with concrete/brick rubble as sometime in the future it will become someone’s problem.
Melbourne eastern suburbs
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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…
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…
Which soil mix from supplier ?
I'm creating new garden beds for dwarf murrayas and china pinks.
I am sourcing from 1 of 2 suppliers.
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…
Show us your landscaping ideas!
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…
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…
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…
Finally got approval this week for the works.
Updated main plan with detail sheet for side elevations
Each reference with side view elevation
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.…
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…
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…
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…
how to green up buffalo for winter.
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?
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…
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.
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,…
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…
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?
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…
Landscape Plan for existing house
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Laying Turf to repair lawn
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…
Landscape plans for CDC
My estate has an example landscape plan, I just signed it and that's what my builder submitted.
Pop up Sprinklers for Turf
Hunter MP rotators are the benchmark for efficient irrigation.
(No not subsurface)
Get from an proper irrigation shop.
Also look at using the Hunter…
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…
Jan 19, 2017 6:43 am
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.
LARGE Stepping stones
Hey all in process of doing landscaping...can anyone tell me where I can find larger stepping stones in Sydney?
These are the sort of sizes im after...