Landscape & Garden Design
Searching4 knowledgeNew grass really spread out, should I be worried?
If you mix the seed with sand and then spread you will end up with a more even coverage. I'd leave it for a bit longer and see what comes up. If it's still patchy, …
SteveMcWhen to trim/prune newly planted plants?
30 October 2017
Big difference between phosphate based fertilisers and natural organic soil tonics. Keep your thrive for potted colour and buy any seaweed organic concentrate you can…
SteveMcWREXTER'S REAR LANDSCAPING JOURNEY - Update Photos
7 October 2017
Hi wrexter. Hoping you might be able to explain a little more about your irrigation. 1. What's the loop and manual valve do before your solenoids. 2. Where's the x core…
Jason KirknessSuccess with residental Fertigation Products?
12 September 2017
Hi I did see some threads here from a while back but can anyone recommend Fertigation products? I want to be able to put Seasol through my 200-300m of Boreline drippers…
Jason KirknessDrainage (or not) behind Retaining Wall on a Sandy block
7 September 2017
Hi see below image Site is all sand. However as per another thread I will import clay, probably Soil Solver Clay Plus at 10kg p m2. So the top section behind the wall @…
Jason KirknessIrrigation Components - MP Rotators vs RainBird RVAN, Articu
6 September 2017
Lakeside, I meant to add on the Hunter MP Rotators vs Rainbird RVANS I was told that RVANS are better suited to bores, as they throw a larger amount of water out and…
Lakeside PavingSoil Ammendments - Time to drop Bentonite clay and zeolite?
5 September 2017
Mate the existing sand will be fine. Add it then quickly run the rotary hoe back over it or even just give it a rake to the rough level. This will just allow some of the…
6bangaEmpire Zoyisa vs Soft Leaf buffalo -Sir Walter, PALMETTO etc
18 August 2017
+ 1 Sapphire I have it in NSW not to sure how it would fair in Perth though. Its an excellent Grass it just tolerates the frost here goes a bit yellow but bounces back…
Lakeside PavingPool Side Privacy Screening Hedge for Perth Soils (3m)
29 July 2017
Metrosideros Springfire would do the job nicely. They do well in a range of conditions. They do well in coastal areas ,grow quickly and have a small attractive red flower…
Jason KirknessSoil Preparation for Empire Zoysia - can a pre made lawn mix
7 July 2017
Hi I have looked partly though the thread I saw mention of Greenlife soils as being a quality supplier, I have used them for ready to plant mediums , Native mix. I…
TheGardenWhispererhelp with sad looking ornamental pear (chanticleer)
30 April 2017
Replace it with a dwarf Apple or Pear. There are quite a few varieties to choose from. Pinkabelle is one that comes to mind. It would a be perfect size. The Little Gems…
Megan0870Looking after a newly laid Zoysia lawn in the wet weather
10 February 2017
Hi All, We laid a Empire Zoysia lawn (in the heat) 2 weeks ago, however we've had days/week of very wet weather for a Perth Summer and I was wondering if the lawn needs…
Turtle1Reticulation Systems, Lawns and Garden Bed Edgings
19 December 2016
You can try treated pine for edging either treated sawn pine or winged splits. Depending on the garden you can also get concrete mower strips.
appsmartvnRe: SOAKWELLS - How easy are they to put in and install ?
5 December 2016
Ahhh, but tyres are an environmental nightmare and contaminate ground water and harm soil health. There have been significant studies into the use of recycled tyres and…
Beazley77Any grasses you can recommend for a garden bed in Perth?
14 July 2016
We have used lomandra like luff, little con, and Tanika and they have freon really well. We are in coogee. We did make sure we added soul conditioner to the sand, as well…
sunxiaoxuan23926Perth - Plant suggestions for NW facing narrow side of house
3 July 2016
I have will have the same issue . Our tooth path is going to be 1.2 meters on each side. I found these in Bunnings .
yvonnehOptions for covering ugly limestone wall at the back
29 June 2016
I like the limestone too!
Josh604Landscaping package in new estate without bobcat service?
13 June 2016
Rainbow stone is the most expensive around. Direct from our quarry in gosnells you are looking at $145 per tonne ex-pit. Then you have the markup the garden centre would…
Dani_JFixing gaps under colorbond fence - anyone used this?
25 May 2016
That would be great Homehandyman. Never mind the paranoid people on here!
HomeAngelsPlant Selection Help for My Backyard Project
9 May 2016
I like the plants that are in your designs on the first page! You should take those images to a garden nursery, they should point you in the right direction
pisceanHardenbergia comptoniana - How far spaced to hide fence?
9 April 2016
There are probably a lot out there that aren't quite as large and vigorous as the comptoniana. Just from experience alone though, I like the star jasmine (non native)…