Landscape & Garden Design
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…
did I kill my bottlebrushes?
We moved grevilleas and same thing happened. Someone told me they have sensitive roots that don't like the move. Not sure how true that is.
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.…
Landscaper - Melbourne
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…
Oct 24, 2018 5:13 pm
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…
Oct 21, 2018 2:48 pm
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.
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…
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.
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?…
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…
I’m very new to gardening, and I’ve got some potted plants on my deck. Mainly pansies and geraniums.
The pots have these small bugs all over them, and I…
Weeds and top soil
There is an old definition that a weeds is any plant that is in the wrong place; however, that is not a weed, but clover, which is recommended in lawns under some…
Couch invading empire zoysia
Hi there, short of killing off my lawn and starting again, is there a targeted approach to removing couch from an empire zoysia lawn. The zoysia is definitely dominate,…
We have a sloping block that is partly tiered and covered with couch grass and has fruit trees and veg beds distributed throughout the area. The goal is to remove the…
Slowly chipping away at the landscaping around our new place and finishing off around the immediate house and alfresco.
Grass seed has taken well for how…
I am fortunate enough to have a large chicken company close by that sells chicken manure at very low cost. I know fresh chicken manure burns roots, but would be…
A picture of the section would be useful.
Also if you have a dog, don't plant brunfelsia as their seed pods are poisonous.
Does it get full sun, is it overshadowed by eaves?
Playground Ideas - Softfall Material
Hi Marz1983 Its called Power Play Soft Fall. Its certified for playgrounds and schools etc. doesn't hurt your feet to walk on like traditional mulch
We are close to engaging a landscape designer and looking for Landscape ideas.
We do have a 2 mtr fall across our lot where the house sits, so we will be looking…
A couple of plants in my muraya hedge are going from healthy plants to all the leaves dropping off within a couple of months. There is still new growth at the the top of…
Hello! My front yard is tiled. On the sides there are bushes. I do not like gardening at all. I like minimalism in everything. In the interior too. The front yard can be…
Block wall cost
Guys. The rules regarding engineering also apply at any height wall (yes, even 30cm) within 1 metre of a boundary.
Last step before being able to sit back and fully relax is to put in the glass fence along the other sides. Decided to give this a crack as as DIY project so bought the…
They ate most of our tree!!
I hate possums having grown up catching them when they got into our roof...
Mothballs have been successful for us in the past on all of our…
Retaining Wall to boundary or offset?
Agg drainage should be be on your side, not on neighbours', as the footings will be positioned towards your side. You can put a fence on top of your retaining wall.
I used this stuff which isn't cheap but was highly recommended to me by a landscaper who uses alot of natural stone.
but I have to say it works a treat on sandstone. Bat…
As per pic many small cut to curve timber.
Retaining wall against a pool
Looking for advice on how to build a low retaining wall (1-2ft high) up against the side of an existing fibreglass pool.
Once the wall is complete I would like to…
I have a basic timber paling fence round my property ~ 1.8m high.
The neighbours on the west have a smaller house with a larger back yard. They frequently entertain…
Crepe Myrtle advice
Thanks. I'm going to go the hard prune route tomorrow and lop off half the main trunk so that I can reset and hopefully get some growth outward so it looks more like a…
does anybody have a rough guide price to remove some large eucalypts mornington peninsula victoria
they are about 12 metres high with a trunk of around 500mm