Home
Pros
Forum
  • About
  • Join Community
  • Contact
Reply
WatchingStarredHistory
InboxSent
MembersPros
#Unanswered     #Active

Forum
Landscape & Garden Design
Topics
Author
Replies
Views
Last Post

Evil looking shrub

Evil looking shrub

It looks like a medicinal plant. :) Definitely, it has a purpose why it grows in your garden but feel free to let us know what you find out. :)

5
176
cheryl_0316
Jun 22, 2017 10:07 pm
cat_dunc
cat_dunc
21 June

Backyard Landscaping - DIY

Backyard Landscaping - DIY
1, 2

Very nice!! Looks like they did a great job. What are you thinking with the courtyard?

22
1936
cat_dunc
Jun 21, 2017 9:40 pm
cat_dunc

Do you need council approval?????

Do you need council approval?????

Hi guys, any would love your feedback from any other pergola builders in NSW Sydney. This really depends on the council. Where we live the local council does not require…

11
5283
pergolassydneyautho
Jun 20, 2017 5:25 pm
pergolassydneyautho

Newcastle House - landscaping

Newcastle House - landscaping
1 ... 4, 5, 6

Looks fantastic! You have such a big yard and alfresco area!! Very jealous!!

100
6338
The_Joneses
Jun 20, 2017 5:02 pm
arcadelt
arcadelt
19 June

What is happening to my basil!!!???

What is happening to my basil!!!???

Sorry, I have no idea. Where I live all basil died some time ago from cold.

3
73
arcadelt
Jun 19, 2017 10:04 pm

Hi, I was wondering if I could get some tips on where to find Mexican Beach Pebble in Sydney? I am looking for the blue/grey coloured pebble/river stone. I'm not wanting…

0
77
Jayna
Jun 17, 2017 11:15 pm

Hello everyone, This is the third and last plant in our newly inherited garden that I'm having trouble identifying. I was worried at first that it could be knotweed…

0
89
m1n3tt3
Jun 14, 2017 8:10 am

Hi team, I have another plant in not really sure the identity of. I've been googling and am thinking dracaena - dragon tree - but it looks much messier than all the…

0
56
m1n3tt3
Jun 14, 2017 8:02 am
m1n3tt3
m1n3tt3
13 June

Mystery tree identity

Mystery tree identity

Oh yes! That makes sense. Thanks! I had been thinking viburnum odoratissimum but couldn't work out why the scattering of dark red leaves.

4
262
m1n3tt3
Jun 13, 2017 4:11 pm
1
152
greenwing
Jun 13, 2017 2:11 pm

Hi All, I have a narrow lot and looking some guidance for some designs to do concreting and landscaping at front and back. here is my design. I did make couple of front…

0
109
jmasood
Jun 12, 2017 6:33 am
jmasood
brodav83
brodav83
7 June

Recommendations for retaining wall in Central Coast NSW

Recommendations for retaining wall in Central Coast NSW

Thanks mate. I have looked into DIY with sleepers however it didn't look as simple as driving posts into the ground and securing with sleepers behind the posts as there…

2
119
brodav83
Jun 07, 2017 9:40 am

Questions re getting rid of fishbone fern

Questions re getting rid of fishbone fern

I hope it's ok for me to bump this - surely somebody has dealt with these ferns before?

1
111
StartingOut
Jun 06, 2017 11:11 am
fariha
fariha
6 June

Wheelbarrows

Wheelbarrows
1, 2

It is impossible to do think about a garden without gardening tools. This tools play an important role for making a successful garden. There are lots of tools for…

30
9239
fariha
Jun 06, 2017 8:16 am

If broadleaf grass like buffalos are not well suited for Melbourne climate, what else do you think is suitable? This is my patch of Sapphire lawn. The photo was taken…

3
267
EmeryBB
Jun 05, 2017 10:26 pm
6banga
6banga
2 June

how to green up buffalo for winter.

how to green up buffalo for winter.

HI Winter has hit in nsw and my lawn is looking a tad yellowish. Anything I can put down to help it get green and stay a bit stronger over winter time? Thanks

0
118
6banga
Jun 02, 2017 6:17 pm
jasonwg
jasonwg
1 June

Landscaping Costs

Landscaping Costs

Thanks! Sure where abouts in VIC are you and I will PM you some I found when researching ...

12
1329
jasonwg
Jun 01, 2017 10:58 pm
jasonwg
4
215
Nawsome
May 29, 2017 8:20 am
Nawsome
Southies
Southies
29 May

Side Access Gate suggestions to granny flat

Side Access Gate suggestions to granny flat

thought of that but we have a frangipani right in that location :roll:

4
197
Southies
May 29, 2017 8:18 am
Southies
Gaudi
Gaudi
27 May

Front Landscaping - tree/shrub suggestions please!

Front Landscaping - tree/shrub suggestions please!

That's great! Hopefully new landscaper out next week has some great ideas as I need to get a revised landscaping plan to council. Current picture would be great.

10
1351
Gaudi
May 27, 2017 8:14 pm
6banga
6banga
25 May

Retaining wall plans

Retaining wall plans

I have done this plenty of times less than 1 metre from the fence boundary and less than 600mm wall height the certifier wasnt even interested didnt even look at it. It…

9
696
6banga
May 25, 2017 6:36 pm
pops70
pops70
23 May

Planning irrigation system running on bore

Planning irrigation system running on bore

Hi everyone. I have recently bought a property with a decent sized front and backyard. Talking about 3000 sqm after taking house, pool and shed into account. Currently…

0
108
pops70
May 23, 2017 12:45 am
11
366
tsoonie
May 22, 2017 5:15 pm
6banga
6banga
19 May

Chicken Manure on Buffalo lawn

Chicken Manure on Buffalo lawn

I dont think they are hammerheads thats the closest thing I culd find to them but they def. dont have the hammerhead they are just black and all flat pretty much…

9
847
6banga
May 19, 2017 6:35 pm

Nice /Shrub Tree

Nice /Shrub Tree

The pic is not a magnolia. There are various varieties of magnolias available. For example, we have the magnolia teddy bear, which is a lot smaller and compact. Sent…

3
177
shamuscassar.sc
May 19, 2017 7:27 am

Mix of buffalo and couch grass??

Mix of buffalo and couch grass??

You can cut out patches of buffalo grass using a spade. Then plant them where you want it. Use your spade to dig down just far enough to get under the grass. Then use…

1
190
AnnPerkins
May 15, 2017 8:55 pm
Blake.l
Blake.l
14 May

Tree leaves are yellow green but should be red

Tree leaves are yellow green but should be red

I have these In my yard maybe try digging in some cow manure in the soil around the tree. It's done wonders for mine they have had a massive growth spurt and have turned a…

5
255
Blake.l
May 14, 2017 7:46 pm

Landscaping of a sloping backyard

Landscaping of a sloping backyard

You have an almost identical block to the one we will be building on, but we don't have any plans for a pool. The back of the house has an 860mm cut to the right corner,…

4
405
CG Scardycat
May 13, 2017 3:39 pm

Just wanted to try my luck growing mango tree from seed and here we are one sprout up out of five R2E2 mango seeds. Green mango salad...yum!

53
3251
shazaw
May 07, 2017 10:24 pm

New garden in a very rocky clay soil Brisbane block

New garden in a very rocky clay soil Brisbane block

Hi all, we are nearly at the end of our new home build and starting to think about our gardens now. We are on a very rocky/ clay soil small block with a water easement at…

0
158
Corinda dream 2016
May 07, 2017 9:12 am

Hardiflex, need waterproofing?

Hardiflex, need waterproofing?

I have just had my garage side filled in with hardiflex panels, stud wall with panels on both sides. The outside panels go to the ground which is a small garden bed. I…

0
113
jveevers
May 06, 2017 12:20 pm
4
473
marcoola
May 04, 2017 7:46 am

Letter box and retaining wall builder Perth

Letter box and retaining wall builder Perth

Any recommendations for someone to build and render a retaining wall and letter box in Perth (Western suburbs area)? Thanks

0
159
lazandjohn
May 03, 2017 9:30 am
ayaman
ayaman
2 May

Rain Garden Cost- HELP!!

Rain Garden Cost- HELP!!

That's a bit much if you ask me! I'd say if thats the price there is probably a very complicated water/drainage system that needs to be put in place though, you'll…

9
472
ayaman
May 02, 2017 7:01 am

Bulk Soil for raised planter box- Citrus and fruit trees.

Bulk Soil for raised planter box- Citrus and fruit trees.

It's only the top 400mm you want to worry about. Plant roots will not populate soils below that depth (often) because oxygen is too low. Try choose something that is a…

1
296
The Garden Whisperer
May 01, 2017 6:41 pm
The Garden Whisperer

Patio Design Help

Patio Design Help

A bit hard to tell from just that photo. Why is that path seperate from the rest of the area? What's behind the point of view? Where are there windows looking out to? When…

2
263
The Garden Whisperer
May 01, 2017 6:31 pm
The Garden Whisperer

Best time to plant trees - Melbourne

Best time to plant trees - Melbourne

Yep, it will be too busy. Keep that to waht you have. Pleaching the Waterhousia will be one hell of a feature, so leave it how it is for a few years, then decide if you…

10
811
The Garden Whisperer
May 01, 2017 6:20 pm
The Garden Whisperer

Subsoil Irrigation for Lawn

Subsoil Irrigation for Lawn

MP rotators by Hunter. I use Toro sprinkler bodies to fit them to. You might find Hunter MP rotators on eBay at good prices. Remember, they need to be spaced much…

20
1598
The Garden Whisperer
May 01, 2017 6:17 pm
The Garden Whisperer

Fence painted too dark. HELP!!!!

Fence painted too dark. HELP!!!!

Repaint it. dark fences are an excellent way to make a fence disappear from a landscape. They will allow foliage to stand out more. I prefer to use a dark grey or blue…

1
353
The Garden Whisperer
May 01, 2017 6:08 pm
The Garden Whisperer

Advice

Advice

Just dump the soil on top of the weeds. They won't come up through the soil like some cheesey horror movie. 99% of it will die and rot into the soil.

2
297
The Garden Whisperer
May 01, 2017 12:23 am
The Garden Whisperer

Soil preparation for Empire Zoysia

Soil preparation for Empire Zoysia

Not sure what's going on with my quote, so here's the reply You shouldn't be watering that often. Even if you were in Perth, we can water 2 times a week and with good…

6
722
The Garden Whisperer
May 01, 2017 12:11 am
The Garden Whisperer

capital pear trees along northern fence

capital pear trees along northern fence

They will grow fine, however, be careful planting medium sized trees along fence lines. Your neighbours may not want them as much as you. I wouldn't do it on an urban…

1
274
The Garden Whisperer
Apr 30, 2017 11:35 pm
The Garden Whisperer

Murraya hedging questions

Murraya hedging questions

1. I have some in beds just 30cm deep from the fence and I don't look at the fence. 2. Drop the plants in a pace a part, that will be about a metre. Don't fluff about…

1
347
The Garden Whisperer
Apr 30, 2017 11:32 pm
The Garden Whisperer

help with sad looking ornamental pear (chanticleer)

help with sad looking ornamental pear (chanticleer)

Replace it with a dwarf Apple or Pear. There are quite a few varieties to choose from. Pinkabelle is one that comes to mind. It would a be perfect size. The Little Gems…

8
526
The Garden Whisperer
Apr 30, 2017 11:12 pm
The Garden Whisperer

Tree dimensions

Tree dimensions

Advanced tree nurseries will have skills and knowledge on trees beyond what garden centres offer. They will also tend to have healthier trees, as growing trees in…

4
436
The Garden Whisperer
Apr 30, 2017 11:06 pm
The Garden Whisperer

Mini update. The camelias that had a hair cut, look much better for it. I simply love these old japonica species. I'll definely plant a few more. This is the far left…

17
1649
SteveMc
Apr 26, 2017 10:27 pm
SteveMc

My sisters is the same. For her it was required by SE water due to being in a flood zone. How many steps will you have at the front/back of the house?

1
290
reneelms
Apr 25, 2017 4:08 pm

Hey everyone, We are new to building so apologies if this has been answered before! We are building a single level house. We haven't had an offical site inspection yet…

0
196
reneelms
Apr 25, 2017 4:04 pm
Gaudi
Gaudi
22 April

Landscape Inspiration & Design Concepts

Landscape Inspiration & Design Concepts
1 ... 19, 20, 21

Hi icebreaka I am also looking for solution to retaining wall options for front yard for same reason. Did you end up using this retaining wall or are you happy to post…

408
32411
Gaudi
Apr 22, 2017 9:33 pm


Building ForumOutdoorsLandscape & Garden Design
Australia's largest home building and
renovation community
Homeone
About

Terms
Privacy
Professionals
Advertise
Contact Us

Follow homeone on FacebookFollow homeone on TwitterFollow homeone on Google+
All comments made express the views and opinions of the author and not the Administrators, Support nor Homeone Australia & New Zealand
© Homeone Australia & New Zealand All Rights Reserved ‎2001 - 2017