Landscape & Garden Design
deluxesReally Fast-Growing Screen - Inner Melbourne Area
30 April 2013
Happy wanderer (hardenbergia) is native and grows pretty quick with a beautiful purple flower. A clumping bamboo works well to if you dont want a vine.
ScottchanHELP! Wanting to make a water feature with a piano
25 April 2013
Hi there We have an old piano which we would love to turn into a water feature, we know we need to water proof it but were wondering if anyone with experience knows what…
turtleschellPost Handover Landscaping and Driveway Preparation
25 April 2013
Concrete is normally 80mm thick, so I guess you need the soil to be 80mm below the drains and stuff. Our landscaping people said for grass, it should be 30mm below the…
Waterhousia Hedge vs Gracilis Bamboo
I find that where ever Bamboo's are grown in nurseries, rats populate the area. The bamboos make sooooo much mess. rats use the leaves that drop to make their nests. We…
Turf for Child Who is Allergic to Grass
Check out Nara. I'd be interested if Village Green was irritating to the little one. Some varieties have very fine serrated edges (can be seen with magnification) These…
Simple cheap material to build a modern planter box
Make a gabion wall and fill it.
Empress Zoysia Help - How to revive?
I would VERY strongly advise you to stop those methods. The types of products you mentioned are among some of the most inefficient things we can use on gardens and are…
Jasmine and herbs in the same pot?
Sounds like your the part of your brain that controls gardening it very active To have a climber of any sort in a pot is a tough gig. It's fine at first but in time…
Planting hibiscus cottonwood hedge
Add clay. http://plantsman.com.au/page2/files/Pla ... 20clay.pdf Check out the rest of John's website. He is regarded as one of Australia's leading Horticulturists.
TheGardenWhispererCheap Place in Melbourne to Buy Grass Trees/Balga
3 April 2013
It's the mycorrhizal fungi that is the important part. Sugar isn't really going to cut it because its too refined. The sugars aren't complex enough. Here in WA they…
TreeseachangerDeciduous trees, native or native-sympathetic... ideas?
25 March 2013
The Red cap (E. erythrocorys) is a ripper and are putting on one hell of a show this year. Actually all the WA Euc and Corymbias are producing…
yet another "Trees and root barrier" question
Yeah, good point there. The things I have seen Topiarious do with trees has to been seen to be believed. Trees and their roots might make an excellent thread. Something of…
Amending Perth sand in established garden beds
Manures as a form if soil prep is not advised anywhere. They lack nutrition (Due to where they are sourced from) and by the time plant roots reach out to where it was…
por930Reticulation Controller with Selectable Seperate Programs
22 March 2013
Russell, Maybe you should try and visit your Grandmother at least once per year, and time your visits to coincide with change of season. I guess if you live too far away…