Landscape & Garden Design
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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
How to fix a lost cause - lawn and garden
I built a new home about 4 years ago now (Perth, WA). As part of land package, they throw in some lawn and simple retic for the front yard. I paid a bit extra to…
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
Vertical Gardens or not?
Thank you very much for your answer. Luckily, my mom gave me the same piece of advice when it comes to choosing the right plants. The plants I've chosen are low…
After a knock down rebuild we decided to put in a native garden in the front.
All the plants have been in for approx 3 months and now need to mulch the garden. I have…
Jul 25, 2018 7:27 pm
Tall fescue grass
Can anyone recommend good tall fescue seeds for oversowing? And where to buy them? I’m in Melbourne.
I have a few bare patches from between where the lawn squares were…
Jul 22, 2018 9:38 pm
Need help on revive my lawn...
I know this thread is quite old, but some questions and answers never age. So, as I stumbled upon this thread, in which I learned something new, maybe someone else will do…
laying soil and Turf myself
Our turf wasn’t hard to lay because they were in manageable sizes. Just need a good smooth base to work with or it will be lumpy. We also had a team of about 7 so it…
Pebbles around plants
Certainly take the plants out of their pots and plant them directly in the ground, that way the root ball can spread out and you won’t need to water them so often. If…
Thought i would share our little backyard project went from muddy and useless to green and useful
Here is where we started random trees, really awkward fall and no…
So.... you have your elevation colours done, what next?
That would be your landscaping and dressing of your externals.
You need to forward think when designing and…
Great thank you. Need to replace some that we ruined on a neighbours fence line when the fencers were working.
Building retaining wall
Need reliable and affordable landscaper recommendations for building retaining wall and a deck in Cherrybrook NSW.
Removing rock to lay turf
I have an old rock retaining wall in the middle of my lawn that now needs to have lawn at the top of the walls current height. The wall is not load bearing and just in the…
Potting & soil mix
I have a potting mix recipe that calls for sharp sand. Can't find it anywhere. Could zeolite be classified as sharp sand? Or does anybody know what sharp sand is called in…
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