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kevintigerlink
kevintigerlink
14 November

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
Ryan2007
Ryan2007
9 November

Neighbours digging to fence line

Neighbours digging to fence line

It is generally 1m off with lake mac although not sure about Newcastle. Probably very similar. Although with our build our neighbour is also right near boundary and we are…

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Ryan2007
Nov 09, 2017 11:28 pm
Ryan2007
rispar
rispar
9 November

Want a darker share for the Merbau decking

Want a darker share for the Merbau decking

Hi experts, We have had our front yard decking originally painted with Intergrain Natural Stain. It has been one year. Now we would like to get a darker colour (e.g.…

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rispar
Nov 09, 2017 7:21 pm
mycl
mycl
9 November

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
Joker
Joker
8 November

Is this quote reasonable??

Is this quote reasonable??
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Just imagine the cost of the hidden pools, eye watering dollars, loved the lawn one personally.

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Joker
Nov 08, 2017 2:00 pm

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
Adnan633
Adnan633
19 October

Landscaping in Mickleham?

Landscaping in Mickleham?

Hi Adnan, can I ask for their details too and if you have any pics to share? Ta[/quote Ill try to upload some tonight we have only begun the first stage…

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Adnan633
Oct 19, 2017 6:17 am
MayurS
MayurS
13 October

Synthetic Grass

Synthetic Grass
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How can I post a picture here?

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MayurS
Oct 13, 2017 11:04 am
MayurS
karimaka
karimaka
11 October

Help with my Turf

Help with my Turf

Thanks for the feedback! Really appreciated

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karimaka
Oct 11, 2017 9:22 am
PVBuild
PVBuild
6 October

How do I care for this plant

How do I care for this plant

They look to my extremely uneducated eye to be something like a New Zealand Flax (Phormium), with the purple plant being something like Phormium Tenax Purpureum. If they…

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PVBuild
Oct 06, 2017 10:02 pm
OurLindrum52
OurLindrum52
4 October

Advice needed- What trees to plant outside kitchen window???

Advice needed- What trees to plant outside kitchen window???

Take a look at pittosporum silver sheen. It is an evergreen used mainly for hedges and screening if planted close together. We planted them along dead side of house and…

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OurLindrum52
Oct 04, 2017 3:27 pm
navman
navman
26 September

Fencing and landscaping in Melbourne south east

Fencing and landscaping in Melbourne south east

Hello, My house is finishing construction and I need to organize fencing and landscaping. Does anyone have any recommendations in the Berwick / Clyde North area?

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navman
Sep 26, 2017 3:31 pm
GillyM
GillyM
26 September

Ideas for tough plants for a very shady and dry spot

Ideas for tough plants for a very shady and dry spot

Cliveas do well in shady spots..... they say that they need a bit of water during warmer months, but during the cooler months they like it drier. I've had them under trees…

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GillyM
Sep 26, 2017 7:59 am
GillyM
SteveMc
SteveMc
20 September

Quack grass in buffalo lawn

Quack grass in buffalo lawn

Yates buffalo pro concentrate. It's best to mix and use as a spray rather than the hose applicator bottles so you get good coverage and consistency. Add a drop of…

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SteveMc
Sep 20, 2017 5:23 pm
SteveMc
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PolkaDots
Sep 06, 2017 10:57 am
PVBuild
PVBuild
2 September

CONCRETE AND RETAINING WALL ADVICE NEEDED :

CONCRETE AND RETAINING WALL ADVICE NEEDED :

Patto we had a similar setup, just had a concreter out to look at it - we'll leave a 200mm gap between the concreting and the retaining wall. Be much easier if we ever…

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PVBuild
Sep 02, 2017 3:00 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
Talkey
Talkey
22 August

Landscape Gardener in Surf Coast (Torquay)

Landscape Gardener in Surf Coast (Torquay)

Hi all, I'm just looking for recommendations for someone to do my garden on a new build in Torquay, Vic. Thanks in advance.

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Talkey
Aug 22, 2017 11:41 am
Talkey
Sriya
Sriya
20 August

Raised garden bed Cost

Raised garden bed Cost

Thanks for the detailed reply. I have learnt a lot from your post. Thanks again.

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Sriya
Aug 20, 2017 4:04 pm
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Ezza78
Aug 09, 2017 8:19 pm
Althom
Althom
27 July

brown lawn

brown lawn

2 weeks ago? July is too late. If you were trying to avoid browning/yellowing in winter then the time to do something is in Autumn. I use a Buffalo specific fertilizer and…

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Althom
Jul 27, 2017 12:27 pm
Althom
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vgolfoz
Jul 18, 2017 11:27 am

Best time to plant trees - Melbourne

Best time to plant trees - Melbourne

Looks like the drainage around that tree could br poor... the plant is showing signs of being overwatered as the other trees are fine.

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BeatrixKiddo
Jul 03, 2017 12:43 am
aloenyx
aloenyx
2 July

Approx costs for landscaping and blinds?

Approx costs for landscaping and blinds?

I can share my costs, don't know if it will help. I'm building a 3bdr single storey house in VIC. For sheer blinds to 3 windows, sheers & blockout blinds to 2 windows,…

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aloenyx
Jul 02, 2017 5:40 pm
aloenyx
skycloud
skycloud
27 June

Where can I find certified organic soil (in bulk) in Melbour

Where can I find certified organic soil (in bulk) in Melbour

Hi, I am looking for certified organic soil for the veggie beds I will be setting up and if decently priced will also use for the lawn. Any idea where I can buy in bulk in…

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skycloud
Jun 27, 2017 4:58 pm

Hi All, I have a narrow lot and looking some guidance for some designs to do concreting and landscaping at front and back. here is my design. I did make couple of front…

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jmasood
Jun 12, 2017 7:33 am
jmasood
jasonwg
jasonwg
1 June

Landscaping Costs

Landscaping Costs

Thanks! Sure where abouts in VIC are you and I will PM you some I found when researching ...

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jasonwg
Jun 01, 2017 11:58 pm
jasonwg
Gaudi
Gaudi
27 May

Front Landscaping - tree/shrub suggestions please!

Front Landscaping - tree/shrub suggestions please!

That's great! Hopefully new landscaper out next week has some great ideas as I need to get a revised landscaping plan to council. Current picture would be great.

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Gaudi
May 27, 2017 9:14 pm
ayaman
ayaman
2 May

Rain Garden Cost- HELP!!

Rain Garden Cost- HELP!!

That's a bit much if you ask me! I'd say if thats the price there is probably a very complicated water/drainage system that needs to be put in place though, you'll…

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ayaman
May 02, 2017 8:01 am

Tree dimensions

Tree dimensions

Advanced tree nurseries will have skills and knowledge on trees beyond what garden centres offer. They will also tend to have healthier trees, as growing trees in…

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TheGardenWhisperer
May 01, 2017 12:06 am
TheGardenWhisperer

Advice appreciated.

Advice appreciated.

Are they risers to indicate surface storm water points? If so you just need to cut them down and attach a grate. Sent from my Redmi Note 4 using Tapatalk

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shamuscassar.sc
Apr 14, 2017 7:57 am
vgolfoz
vgolfoz
5 April

Paint Colour for timber fence and front yard idea's

Paint Colour for timber fence and front yard idea's

I'd go a dusty charcoal myself. If you plan to plant the area, that colour looks great with lush foliage.

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vgolfoz
Apr 05, 2017 2:27 pm
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DeKa
Apr 01, 2017 6:36 pm
DeKa

Re-laying loose pavers?

Re-laying loose pavers?

If you have some mortar, that would be better.

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TheGardenWhisperer
Mar 27, 2017 12:29 am
TheGardenWhisperer
Skinah
Skinah
26 March

How to kill couch grass under trees?

How to kill couch grass under trees?

Thanks I think the poison is needed. The cardboard may work for most grasses but after three months the couch is still stealing nutrients from under the cardboard with…

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Skinah
Mar 26, 2017 8:23 pm
algernon
algernon
25 March

Backyard size

Backyard size
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Note that when you mark out the dimensions in the park, the area will probably *look* smaller than the finished yard (with fences, house, other objects etc.) will…

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algernon
Mar 25, 2017 12:31 pm

How to use chicken manure tea?

How to use chicken manure tea?

lol Get a aerator from an aquarium shop. Chuck a hand full of compost into a dirty old sock or your neighbours clean sock off their line. Brew the concoction with the…

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TheGardenWhisperer
Mar 24, 2017 1:54 am
TheGardenWhisperer

Landscape plans for council

Landscape plans for council

I don't know if this is still current but I'm doing my own now. I looked at lots of DA's that have been submitted to council and used the landscape designed as a template…

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Searching4 knowledge
Mar 11, 2017 7:42 pm
Searching4 knowledge
PEARZ
PEARZ
10 March

Retaining wall help!!

Retaining wall help!!

Hi Cat_dunc, Yah just got notification that they have engineering report and applying for permits and works to get the retainer should be up by end of the month. After…

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PEARZ
Mar 10, 2017 10:36 am
PEARZ
6banga
6banga
20 February

Concrete left by builders

Concrete left by builders

which builder the same happen to use they mashed I into the soil as well as the driveway gravel they provide when building. I jacked up and made them remove it. We…

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6banga
Feb 20, 2017 7:17 pm
6banga
6banga
20 February

What is this grass growing with buffalo?

What is this grass growing with buffalo?

The mini pic it didn't look anything like kikuyu but the larger pics looks a bit like kikuyu. Can you take an even closer image if its kikuyu you should be able to see…

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6banga
Feb 20, 2017 6:51 pm
JLH222
JLH222
30 January

Garden/Decking/Pool Designers in Melbourne - Recommendations

Garden/Decking/Pool Designers in Melbourne - Recommendations

I can recommend David Bennett from Gardens by Design. He's put a design together for us, very informative, listens and really knows his stuff.

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JLH222
Jan 30, 2017 4:18 pm
JLH222
SaveH2O
SaveH2O
26 January

Anyone used RTF turf?

Anyone used RTF turf?

I have tall fescue but I intend using RTF seed for patch repairs in Autumn. http://www.mckaysgrassseeds.com.au/rtf-tall-fescue/

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SaveH2O
Jan 26, 2017 9:55 am
SaveH2O

Update pics for the curious

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psyko
Jan 19, 2017 6:51 am
SteveMc
SteveMc
23 December 2016

HELP! Fixed lawn watering system with 3 x Impact Sprinklers?

HELP! Fixed lawn watering system with 3 x Impact Sprinklers?

Exactly. Run a few poly pipes to a few sections like east, West, and finish with a standard shut off valve and male hose clip to wherever it's convenient to connect your…

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SteveMc
Dec 23, 2016 11:00 pm
SteveMc
Turtle1
Turtle1
19 December 2016

Soil or compost top up?

Soil or compost top up?

Half soil and half compost is great. Make sure the compost has been left to age.

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Turtle1
Dec 19, 2016 1:49 pm
Turtle1
Turtle1
Turtle1
16 December 2016

How should I deal with these weeds?

How should I deal with these weeds?

Yep pulling them out. Then lay some mulch like cypress to help inhibit the weeds.

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Turtle1
Dec 16, 2016 1:55 pm
Turtle1
Turtle1
Turtle1
16 December 2016

Paved area higher than decking area

Paved area higher than decking area

whatever works best for you is great.

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Turtle1
Dec 16, 2016 1:34 pm
Turtle1


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