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Irish Curley
Irish Curley
17 January

Feed the soil, Never feed the plant

Feed the soil, Never feed the plant
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Thank you for sharing this. Being new in floristry field, I really need this kind of information when maintaining flowers.

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Irish Curley
Jan 17, 2019 4:31 pm
Irish Curley
TheGardenWhisperer
TheGardenWhisperer
30 August 2012

Fu Manchu's Guide to Soil Prep & Laying Turf

Fu Manchu's Guide to Soil Prep & Laying Turf
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Starting to think we kill this thread as its becoming a mess after such a great start. Everything required is covered in the first 2 pages. I think a lawn forum would be…

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TheGardenWhisperer
Aug 30, 2012 11:28 pm
TheGardenWhisperer
TheGardenWhisperer
TheGardenWhisperer
18 December 2010

TURF LAYING SUMMARY and what has become many things turf :)

TURF LAYING SUMMARY and what has become many things turf :)
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Folks I am going to draw to a close this amazing thread. It will remain a sticky but with 20 what ever pages, it is past the effectiveness it was. The same questions…

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TheGardenWhisperer
Dec 18, 2010 12:34 pm
TheGardenWhisperer
Imightbedave
Imightbedave
26 March 2018

Re: SOAKWELLS - How easy are they to put in and install ?

Re: SOAKWELLS - How easy are they to put in and install ?
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Hi all, Wondering if anyone can point me in the right direction. Using this guide, I installed my own soakwells a few months back. Pit in the back, pit in the front, with…

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Imightbedave
Mar 26, 2018 7:07 pm
Turtle1
Turtle1
6 December 2016

Vegetable Growing: A guide for home gardeners

Vegetable Growing: A guide for home gardeners
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wow lots of posts. Use the right vegie mix. Soil mix is very important.

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Turtle1
Dec 06, 2016 10:43 am
Turtle1

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

Creeping Fig... good or bad idea?

Creeping Fig... good or bad idea?

Cant see an issue. I grew quite a large passionfruit vine to cover a large offensively white wall when i lived in arncliffe. Id recommend getting a trainer that isnt the…

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redcali
Jan 23, 2019 10:51 am

Laying Tuscan Topping

Laying Tuscan Topping

Hi, Im planning to lay 70mm Tuscan topping at the nature strip and the backyard. Do you lay weedmat before the topping or not? I’ve had mixed recommendations and would…

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Bean43
Jan 23, 2019 9:14 am

Best acoustic fence option

Best acoustic fence option

Hi I’m wondering if you found a solution for this? We have exactly the same issue Thanks

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Weeman67
Jan 22, 2019 8:21 pm
TashPaul
TashPaul
Yesterday

Plants for 2-3m hedge?

Plants for 2-3m hedge?

An option would be pittosporum - probably the sunburst variety. They don't get too tall. However, without some maintenance (pruning at least once a year) they tend to be…

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TashPaul
Jan 22, 2019 10:27 am
TashPaul
Valmik
Valmik
15 January

Landscape Budget ? rule of thumb $$'s

Landscape Budget ? rule of thumb $$'s
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By your dream home at spaceindia.in now contact at a builder in panvel which help you to Take a home, Noe the days its a big challenge to take home. It would be best deals…

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Valmik
Jan 15, 2019 9:26 pm
ehhc
ehhc
13 January

Landscape design - KDR (sekisui house ) Burbank - ST George

Landscape design - KDR (sekisui house ) Burbank - ST George
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Omg... so impressed!! Really love that orchid house. And the bromeliad wall. And the paving. Lol I like everything. Well done shazza

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ehhc
Jan 13, 2019 8:28 pm
ehhc
MitraK
MitraK
13 January

1.7m or 3m backyard..what can I realistically do?

1.7m or 3m backyard..what can I realistically do?

Hi Skydroid, Have you looked into building a double storey? We were greedy as well and wanted a whole lot of space inside and out. We have a 14 x 36 metre north facing…

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MitraK
Jan 13, 2019 8:29 am
mitch7391
mitch7391
13 January

Empire Zoysia not looking so good

Empire Zoysia not looking so good

Best advice I can give is to jump on Facebook and look for WA Lawn Addicts group, they will have all the advice you could need.

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mitch7391
Jan 13, 2019 12:51 am

Hi, just wondering if this is normal for a Lilac? I have 2 trees both were planted 4 months ago. The one on the right had 1 bud of flower about 2 months ago but has since…

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Shazza88
Jan 12, 2019 9:22 pm
kexkez
kexkez
12 January

Our Landscaping Story

Our Landscaping Story
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gaynelle. You posted on an 8 year old thread about a garden in another state ( you are in WA) and your one and only post is to promote a business. How about you share…

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kexkez
Jan 12, 2019 5:02 pm
kexkez

Having three weeks off over the Christmas and New Years period motivated me to tackle the next phase of the renovations which was the ugly upstairs deck. The combo of old…

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Gary78
Jan 12, 2019 8:26 am

Artificial Grass Melbourne Clayton Area

Artificial Grass Melbourne Clayton Area

Hi dear, Thanks for your kindly reply and good to hear your garden had finished. If you have any question on artificial grass in further,feel free to contact us at any…

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subdivide hopeful
Jan 08, 2019 9:02 pm
mitch7391
mitch7391
8 January

Help Please !! My lawn is dying...

Help Please !! My lawn is dying...

Hope you problem is over now,do you know artificial grass? Maybe also a solution?

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mitch7391
Jan 08, 2019 10:06 am

HELP! We have recently built in NSW southern highlands and staring on landscaping - we have planted photinias to establish a hedge on our boundary fencing. Something is…

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dillongl
Jan 07, 2019 10:51 am
dillongl

Down the side of my house ive been trying to create a sort of tropical/japanese style garden We built this fence and gate to seperate the front yard and the backyard.…

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Alex2424
Jan 04, 2019 2:54 pm
Alex2424
SaveH2O
SaveH2O
4 January

Sir Walter browing

Sir Walter browing

You need to say what region you are in when asking for landscaping advice so that people know what your climate has been like lately and give the best advice accordingly.…

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SaveH2O
Jan 04, 2019 8:58 am
SaveH2O
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BuLe
Jan 02, 2019 4:39 pm
BuLe
Meeee1
Meeee1
1 January

Agave dying!

Agave dying!

Have y o u cheked for the agave snout weavele these can be very serious in agave plant and while leaving your plqnts is a good idea as thay are hardy you should first chek…

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Meeee1
Jan 01, 2019 11:13 am
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Mark from jimboomba
Dec 30, 2018 12:15 pm
sage63
sage63
28 December 2018

Frangipani trees

Frangipani trees

I have 2 established potted Frangipani trees,1.2 meters tall that I would like to transplant into Mother Earth. My yard is small, I am only able to transplant them close…

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sage63
Dec 28, 2018 11:51 am
Littlegem
Littlegem
19 December 2018

High Retaining Wall Cover up ideas

High Retaining Wall Cover up ideas

What are you located so suitable plants can be recommended

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Littlegem
Dec 19, 2018 6:36 pm
amilelka
amilelka
14 December 2018

Plant Selection for screening. Near pool, narrow bed

Plant Selection for screening. Near pool, narrow bed

How about citrus trees? They are evergreen, dense and don't have very invasive roots. Plus the blossoms smell great in spring and you can eat the fruit.

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amilelka
Dec 14, 2018 3:37 pm
SteveMc
SteveMc
8 December 2018

Before After cheap garden

Before After cheap garden

Bahaha. Great job cleaning up. That's all you probably needed to do!

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SteveMc
Dec 08, 2018 4:13 pm
SteveMc

Hi all, A big branch of our orange tree has suddenly started losing all its leaves. The rest of the tree looks healthy to me, and I'm wondering if we need to chop off…

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StartingOut
Dec 03, 2018 3:54 pm
Jennifer1978
Jennifer1978
30 November 2018

Colorbond fencing help

Colorbond fencing help

Hi Guys, We are about to order our colorbond fencing. We cannot decide between Woodland Grey or Monument. I feel that monument will be too dark (black almost) however…

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Jennifer1978
Nov 30, 2018 1:32 pm

The leaves on one side have all died off - it's probably 1/4 of the canopy - hard to get pics of the whole tree as it's pretty big. Haven't seen it do this before. Will…

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KRed
Nov 30, 2018 9:13 am

Hi, Over a year ago I potted a Star Jasmine against a trellis with the intention of creating a wall of Jasmine. For a year it was fine, looking healthy, and then spring…

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kramer786
Nov 30, 2018 8:40 am
Bencrete
Bencrete
29 November 2018

Liquid Limestone for alfresco - Adelaide

Liquid Limestone for alfresco - Adelaide

Hi there, I used to work in western australia (now in adelaide) and it is possible to get liquid limestone however you will paying through the roof. Transport costs and…

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Bencrete
Nov 29, 2018 9:54 pm
Bencrete

Hi everyone. I just replaced sugar cane mulch in my garden with some 1inch wide hoop pine bark mulch and have run into a bit of a problem. I watered the garden for close…

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allanw
Nov 26, 2018 10:38 pm
aussieta
aussieta
24 November 2018

Lawn growth after cutting question

Lawn growth after cutting question

looks like your blades are blunt it is not cutting the grass but tearing it

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aussieta
Nov 24, 2018 9:19 am
aussieta
DawsonsCreek
DawsonsCreek
19 November 2018

Soil Cultivating

Soil Cultivating

I was wondering if anyone could provide advice on tilling soil to the depths of 300-400mm? The best rotary hoe I can find is the Red Roo in the area and it advises 175mm…

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DawsonsCreek
Nov 19, 2018 11:15 am
thetam
thetam
15 November 2018

garden lighting

garden lighting

LED garden lighting 10W AC85V-265V here bro:

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thetam
Nov 15, 2018 9:12 pm
Althom
Althom
14 November 2018

did I kill my bottlebrushes?

did I kill my bottlebrushes?

Gone to their maker in a big way

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Althom
Nov 14, 2018 3:20 pm
Althom
Daisymana
Daisymana
13 November 2018

Free fill

Free fill

Hello all. I am asking if anyone knows where I can get clean fill delivered for free? I am getting a pool installed and need the dirt to go somewhere! It's proving to be a…

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Daisymana
Nov 13, 2018 9:51 pm
BarnOwl
BarnOwl
8 November 2018

How to fix a lost cause - lawn and garden

How to fix a lost cause - lawn and garden

Try Greenprint Landscapes. They were recommended to me by a workmate and I’m glad to do the same. https://m.facebook.com/greenprintlandscapes/

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BarnOwl
Nov 08, 2018 9:23 am
Littlegem
Littlegem
2 November 2018

Backyard screening plant advice

Backyard screening plant advice

Need to know your location before anyone can recommend plants

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Littlegem
Nov 02, 2018 5:15 pm
RenoMentor
RenoMentor
27 October 2018

Extending outdoor patio - retain existing tile size?

Extending outdoor patio - retain existing tile size?

No problems, really glad I could help. It seems already quite light so maybe a darker tone, maybe see what something with minimal pattern looks like, that way they don’t…

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RenoMentor
Oct 27, 2018 2:51 pm
RenoMentor
SteveMc
SteveMc
25 October 2018

Invasive grass weed in Palmetto

Invasive grass weed in Palmetto

Ahhh. Yep. That's couch. I've got it too, but in my case I don't mind as it's on my nature strip and it's not smothering the buffalo. Lovely and soft amongst the buffalo.…

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SteveMc
Oct 25, 2018 11:04 am
SteveMc
Rani-k
Rani-k
25 October 2018

Growing medium for wicking bed

Growing medium for wicking bed

Hey guys, I've learnt so much on this forum (long…

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Rani-k
Oct 25, 2018 8:20 am
SamKM
SamKM
24 October 2018

Landscaper - Melbourne

Landscaper - Melbourne

Hi, Does anyone have recommendation for a good landscaper in melbourne. I need some feature stuff to be done but at reasonable pricing. Any suggestions will be much…

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SamKM
Oct 24, 2018 5:13 pm

Hi, please see the attached picture of my garden bed (lawn on the right side, garden bed above the rocks) This is not my house just a rental so I can't go through major…

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ApolloBigTree
Oct 24, 2018 2:21 pm
s-X-s
s-X-s
21 October 2018

Cost for H4 timber retaining wall construction

Cost for H4 timber retaining wall construction

I have 3 different quotes - 1) 17k (28+13= 41m) 2) 11k 3) 7.3k . Such varying quotes...

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s-X-s
Oct 21, 2018 2:48 pm
s-X-s
inexp_user
inexp_user
20 October 2018

Retaining wall (or not)?

Retaining wall (or not)?

We have just had our fences done and the fencer has put a large plinth at the bottom which he has said is suitable to retain. So I guess it ca be classed as a retainer.

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inexp_user
Oct 20, 2018 11:09 am
inexp_user
SteveMc
SteveMc
11 October 2018

When to prune an English Box Hedge

When to prune an English Box Hedge

Definitely prune often. You need to keep in mind that as the hedge matures, the trunk and branches get woody and lack any decent leaf growth. Another reason to prune often…

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SteveMc
Oct 11, 2018 5:25 pm
SteveMc
SteveMc
SteveMc
11 October 2018

Pruning lilly pillies

Pruning lilly pillies

Only issue is; "Syzygium paniculatum can be susceptible to psyllids, the insects that can cause leaf pimpling.." I still highly recommend resilience.

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SteveMc
Oct 11, 2018 10:30 am
SteveMc

Hi we have planted a Avenue of Ornamental pears in September 3 now look like they are dying in the last couple of days. Any one any ideas?…

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Garden trihard
Oct 10, 2018 2:11 pm
fyeahm
fyeahm
9 October 2018

Kikuyu invading Buffalo lawn

Kikuyu invading Buffalo lawn

Oh my, I think that's exactly it! Some of the patches mysteriously transformed back to Buffalo, I thought I was hallucinating. Then now I remembered it rained the day…

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fyeahm
Oct 09, 2018 11:17 am

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