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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
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shammi329
Mar 20, 2019 10:17 am
shammi329
mattscib
mattscib
19 March

How to install Agi Pipe

How to install Agi Pipe

Hi guys & gals, I've spent some considerable time on the Internet researching the installation of agi pipes for drainage. It seems there are a stack of arguments for…

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mattscib
Mar 19, 2019 10:23 am
mattscib
mattscib
18 March

Drainage & Concrete Paths

Drainage & Concrete Paths

I've been reading and youtubing but a bit unclear. Can anybody advise the recommended fall? Recommended depth and width of depth for 100mm agi? Socked or not? Geo fabric…

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mattscib
Mar 18, 2019 10:49 pm
Sennaha
Sennaha
18 March

garden black beetle - Perth

garden black beetle - Perth

My native garden is struggling lately. I have pulled out a few dead ones all in the same area. After removal and watering I have notice these little beetles coming to the…

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Sennaha
Mar 18, 2019 2:30 pm
SteveMc
SteveMc
14 March

Confused about Turf Underlay vs. Top Dressing

Confused about Turf Underlay vs. Top Dressing
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It's described as top dressing? Standard turf underlay is fine. Your better off with a sand/loan mix as organic mixes will compress and collapse leaving your levels lower…

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SteveMc
Mar 14, 2019 8:19 pm
SteveMc
kellisue
kellisue
14 March

Landscaping & decking - registered builder?

Landscaping & decking - registered builder?

Hey guys, I'm currently in process of getting quotes for a substantial amount of work to be done in my backyard, namely, decking, open pergola/structure, screening, turf,…

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kellisue
Mar 14, 2019 4:37 pm
kellisue
alexp79
alexp79
13 March

Old wood in retained land fill

Old wood in retained land fill

Like you said before, the wood with rot and can potentially structurally affect the soil behind the wall. Gravel will be needed for the drainage.

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alexp79
Mar 13, 2019 11:43 am
SteveMc
SteveMc
12 March

Sleeper retaining wall cover with HardieFlex or HardieTex

Sleeper retaining wall cover with HardieFlex or HardieTex

I can't understand why you would cover a timber sleeper retaining wall with cement sheet. If you've ever seen these walls after 12 months you would notice significant…

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SteveMc
Mar 12, 2019 8:10 pm
SteveMc

After trying many different resources for suggestions and coming up empty handed I thought this might be the right place to try. My garden is on quite a large incline…

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RogerRabit
Mar 05, 2019 11:04 am

I intend on removing the current 1.5m fence and replacing it with a 1.8m (paling pictured). From what I have read the paling can only extend max 150mm beyond the rail.…

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mrnavi
Mar 04, 2019 9:33 pm

We're located in Cobbitty N.S.W and started building with Coral Homes. We were required to…

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Juzntesh
Mar 03, 2019 2:46 pm

Looking through recent photos i noticed how much some of my plants have grown in the last couple of months. The pencil pines have really taken off as have the…

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Alex2424
Mar 02, 2019 11:59 am
Alex2424
wayneo29
wayneo29
28 February

Colorbond fencing help

Colorbond fencing help

Woodland grey gets my vote. I don't see any green in it. Monument is too black.

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wayneo29
Feb 28, 2019 8:47 pm
Maria M
Maria M
28 February

Perlite & Vermiculite in Melbourne Area

Perlite & Vermiculite in Melbourne Area

If anyone is looking for either of these in the Melbourne area for cheap, cheap, cheap.... Anyone interested? ::wink:: Hi Kerry, Are you still looking for some people…

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Maria M
Feb 28, 2019 11:48 am
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Nuri
Feb 27, 2019 4:11 pm
fyeahm
fyeahm
21 February

Sir walter buffalo backyard

Sir walter buffalo backyard

What did you use as top dress? I tried Hortico Top Dress from Bunnings once and it left some bark which got hot and burnt the lawn around it.

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fyeahm
Feb 21, 2019 2:49 pm
brokenstick
brokenstick
20 February

what can I do with my backyard?

what can I do with my backyard?

Hello there, You can create a beautiful lawn out here with beautiful flower pots aligned with the boundary in L shaped and grass all around the floor and can make it look…

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brokenstick
Feb 20, 2019 1:40 pm
brokenstick

PLEASE HELP. MY MATURE LILLYPILLY IS DYING. IT BEGAN WITH SEVERE LEAF MOTTLING AT THE CROWN FOLLOWED BY LEAF DROP. THIS THEN PROGRESSES DOWN THE TREE. IT IS NOT PSYLLIDS,…

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Plantcrazy
Feb 17, 2019 9:34 pm

I'd llike some advice on how to prune these gardenia's back as they are getting too tall. I read a few web pages that said to trim them between leaf pairs but that…

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jonr
Feb 17, 2019 3:39 pm
Melslost
Melslost
16 February

New wood fence- mouldy wood

New wood fence- mouldy wood

Hi, anyone with experience in wood fencing I would like your thoughts on this: Fence is being installed but all the treated pine wood delivered has what looks like mould-…

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Melslost
Feb 16, 2019 5:59 am
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designca
Feb 12, 2019 6:00 pm
Littlegem
Littlegem
11 February

Questions regarding new Buffalo turf

Questions regarding new Buffalo turf

Need to spray with fungicide every couple of weeks currently. Mancozeb would be a good start

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Littlegem
Feb 11, 2019 8:46 pm
eirrac
eirrac
8 February

Backyard Landscaping - DIY

Backyard Landscaping - DIY
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wow that looks amazing!!!!

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eirrac
Feb 08, 2019 9:07 am
psikore
psikore
1 February

Photinias being eaten!

Photinias being eaten!

You could try to setup a camera if you suspect animals. There are even specialised cameras with motion sensors which can trigger on movement.

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psikore
Feb 01, 2019 8:07 pm

Sweet box dying off I have sweet box hedges. This year they have started to die quickly with woody branches, yellowing leaves. I’ve tried more water, less water, mulch,…

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psikore
Feb 01, 2019 5:21 pm
SaveH2O
SaveH2O
31 January

water pump

water pump

You need to work backwards from the required flow rate at the sprinkler(s). It is impossible to give an opinion without knowing your flow rate objective, elevations etc.…

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SaveH2O
Jan 31, 2019 11:47 pm
SaveH2O
brettule
brettule
31 January

Maple tree problem identification

Maple tree problem identification

Thanks, but I looked at images in google of Sooty Mould and it really doesn't look the same as what I have.

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brettule
Jan 31, 2019 8:19 am
SaveH2O
SaveH2O
30 January

Best acoustic fence option

Best acoustic fence option

Have you considered a nice wide panel water feature? It looks like your 'busy' area would look out on it...depending on what size windows you have of course.

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SaveH2O
Jan 30, 2019 10:34 pm
SaveH2O
David B
David B
24 January

Creeping Fig... good or bad idea?

Creeping Fig... good or bad idea?

thanks Redcali, I take your point about growing on a frame rather than direct onto the wall.

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David B
Jan 24, 2019 8:04 pm
David B
wef
wef
23 January

Plants for 2-3m hedge?

Plants for 2-3m hedge?

Hi guys, Thank you for the pointers, really appreciated. I have been asking around at several places including local nurseries, bunnings and online. Very hard to come…

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wef
Jan 23, 2019 10:25 pm
Bean43
Bean43
23 January

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
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

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
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

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