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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…

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colin1
Aug 03, 2018 5:56 pm
colin1
Littlegem
Littlegem
29 July 2018

Murraya paniculata

Murraya paniculata

Murraya does not have invasive roots.

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Littlegem
Jul 29, 2018 8:51 am
Gaudi
Gaudi
22 July 2018

Tall fescue grass

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…

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Gaudi
Jul 22, 2018 10:38 pm
arcadelt
arcadelt
22 July 2018

Tips/ guide to laying brick edging

Tips/ guide to laying brick edging

You would be laying down a reinforced concrete footing, so you add reinforcing steel in a similar way you would for a slab.

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arcadelt
Jul 22, 2018 8:26 pm

laying soil and Turf myself

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…

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1sttimer_stoneridge
Jul 19, 2018 7:09 pm
1sttimer_stoneridge
arcadelt
arcadelt
15 July 2018

Pebbles around plants

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…

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arcadelt
Jul 15, 2018 6:49 pm
IamSAM
IamSAM
12 July 2018

Front yard

Front yard

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…

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IamSAM
Jul 12, 2018 5:47 pm
IamSAM
sparky_JsP
sparky_JsP
8 July 2018

Garden lighting brand?

Garden lighting brand?

Super light are great products and have used them many times https://superlight.com.au/exterior-landscape-lighting/

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sparky_JsP
Jul 08, 2018 3:53 pm
sparky_JsP
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SaveH2O
Jul 07, 2018 12:34 pm
SaveH2O

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…

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Michelle
Jun 25, 2018 8:18 pm
Michelle
Gina
Gina
12 June 2018

Grass Identificationh

Grass Identificationh

Great thank you. Need to replace some that we ruined on a neighbours fence line when the fencers were working.

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Gina
Jun 12, 2018 6:54 pm
indu.singh0602
indu.singh0602
11 June 2018

Building retaining wall

Building retaining wall

Need reliable and affordable landscaper recommendations for building retaining wall and a deck in Cherrybrook NSW.

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indu.singh0602
Jun 11, 2018 6:20 pm
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BrownDog77
Jun 08, 2018 7:57 am
aaronaaronaaron
aaronaaronaaron
5 June 2018

Removing rock to lay turf

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…

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aaronaaronaaron
Jun 05, 2018 1:20 pm
Suewoodroffe1
Suewoodroffe1
4 June 2018

Potting & soil mix

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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Suewoodroffe1
Jun 04, 2018 3:57 pm
colin1
colin1
1 June 2018

Just Laid Matilda Turf atthis time of year

Just Laid Matilda Turf atthis time of year

Thanks for the reply. After looking at your lawn pictures if mine turns out anything like yours I will be verry happy Col

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colin1
Jun 01, 2018 11:32 am
colin1
gwu69
gwu69
28 May 2018

Build over Easement dilemma, Any Suggestions?

Build over Easement dilemma, Any Suggestions?

We have a 1.83m Easement along the west boundary, try to apply for BOE consent from council in order to build a masonry fence with wrought iron infills. However, council…

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gwu69
May 29, 2018 12:18 am
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Gaudi
May 23, 2018 12:13 am
matt1927
matt1927
21 May 2018

Fencing Questions

Fencing Questions

Good point about being climbable. We will need to consider this when choosing the gap size between slats. We have some quotes coming in now for both wooden and metal so I…

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matt1927
May 21, 2018 11:43 am

Hi folks, I'd love your thoughts about this concept sketch I've put together for landscaping to a raised terrace at the front of our home. See sketches attached. Like…

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rogerwilco
May 14, 2018 10:41 am
Littlegem
Littlegem
13 May 2018

Lilly pilly hedges growing unevenly

Lilly pilly hedges growing unevenly

I grow Lilly Lilly's for a living in my wholesale nursery. Here are some tips - -Prune lightly every 3mths taking approx 5cm off the top and front of hedge. -mulch well &…

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Littlegem
May 13, 2018 6:44 pm
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Jpu1971
May 12, 2018 10:58 pm
gillybean
gillybean
10 May 2018

Help on backyard - are we making the right choice of house?

Help on backyard - are we making the right choice of house?

Agreed. The last thing you want after cooking a meal is to eat it in an adjacent dining area.

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gillybean
May 11, 2018 12:49 am
gillybean
SaveH2O
SaveH2O
7 May 2018

Rainwater Garden

Rainwater Garden

Have you done a forum search? Melbourne Water website is informative. https://www.melbournewater.com.au/commu ... aingardens

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SaveH2O
May 07, 2018 7:37 pm
SaveH2O
aussieta
aussieta
5 May 2018

irrigation for acreage

irrigation for acreage

we have 2 acres that will mostly be used for horses looking at some irrigation ideas looks like i am going to need multiple large water tanks looking at this sprinkler

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aussieta
May 05, 2018 7:08 pm
aussieta

Hi all We'll be filling in some of the building cut from around out house, which means we'll have to put retaining walls there, but I have no idea how to approach…

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Mikes005
May 05, 2018 5:52 pm
Mikes005
onewhite
onewhite
3 May 2018

Hi everyone

Hi everyone

They probably just need your suburb and state Take your address out first though

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onewhite
May 03, 2018 8:24 am
meowys
meowys
29 April 2018

Half or full landscape for backyard.

Half or full landscape for backyard.

Ah, sorry, 1m x 7.6m. Good point regarding having some low maintenance and basic plants. Thanks all.

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meowys
Apr 29, 2018 8:55 pm
henry007a
henry007a
25 April 2018

WA - Coastal brown ants

WA - Coastal brown ants
1, 2

Hi, I bought Amdro from Bunnings. On first day, I was so happy to see the ants take the stuff away, back to their nests. However, when I applied again on second day…

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henry007a
Apr 25, 2018 11:42 pm
onewhite
onewhite
24 April 2018

Pittosporum hedge - can we sell or just cut it down?

Pittosporum hedge - can we sell or just cut it down?

Thanks ;) I haven't advertised yet, as we are in the very early stages of figuring out what we want to do with the backyard and I wanted to gauge interest in whether we…

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onewhite
Apr 24, 2018 12:04 pm
mynameisjonas
mynameisjonas
24 April 2018

Garden Help needed - Melbourne

Garden Help needed - Melbourne

Hi CrazyK - just came across this - we used diggers.com.au service - we are members, it was incredibly affordable and Keith did an amazing job! Would highly recommend!

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mynameisjonas
Apr 24, 2018 11:35 am
Gaudi
Gaudi
14 April 2018

Pruning Fig Tree - how to

Pruning Fig Tree - how to

https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/edible ... -trees.htm Best time to prune is winter in Melbourne after the short but delicious fruiting season is well and truly over.

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Gaudi
Apr 14, 2018 4:45 pm
Matt Fence Finish
Matt Fence Finish
12 April 2018

Garden Kerbing Edging prices Perth?

Garden Kerbing Edging prices Perth?

Hi all, My wife and I are looking at having a air…

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Matt Fence Finish
Apr 12, 2018 5:20 pm
Matt Fence Finish
cat_dunc
cat_dunc
3 April 2018

Garden (post project build) Sydney-Parramatta

Garden (post project build) Sydney-Parramatta
1, 2, 3

Great plant selections and well done on the DIY lighting and irrigation rig.

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cat_dunc
Apr 03, 2018 12:57 pm
cat_dunc

Hi there Just joined your forum and was hoping for some usual and friendly advise. Can you please Identify from the image what this is, I am assuming it is a weed, as it…

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-greenfingers
Apr 02, 2018 9:31 am
MrsT12
MrsT12
28 March 2018

Tree help (Victoria)

Tree help (Victoria)

Hi! We still haven’t done a great deal, whoops! We planted a cleaveland ornamental pear in the centre of the front yard, and it’s doing great (has a few super heavy…

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MrsT12
Mar 28, 2018 3:35 pm
MrsT12
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TheBigHouse
Mar 27, 2018 2:03 pm
vikushivu
vikushivu
21 March 2018

Landscaping / Artificial Grass - Contact (Brisbane West )

Landscaping / Artificial Grass - Contact (Brisbane West )

Hello, Have you chosen the right artificial grass? We offer different levels of artificial grass for our customers and also provide professional installation…

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vikushivu
Mar 21, 2018 11:55 am
Mikes005
Mikes005
19 March 2018

Recommendations for diggers / landscape gardeners - Melb

Recommendations for diggers / landscape gardeners - Melb

Hi, all We've had a garden designer plan a garden for us in the backyard which will require a hefty bit of digging and leveling (around 20 by 18 metres with a 1.5 metre…

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Mikes005
Mar 19, 2018 1:33 pm
Mikes005

Hi all, first post! I planted Lilly Pilli (Compact) in a garden bed which has a retaining wall on the neighbours side. The side common with the neighbours beautiful…

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andrei84
Mar 14, 2018 9:54 pm
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pandibabi
Mar 14, 2018 5:23 pm
pandibabi
CG Scardycat
CG Scardycat
12 March 2018

Retaining wall question

Retaining wall question

Sorry for the very late response. Thanks Steve Mc, i didn't think of that. I know nothing about retaining walls at all. Shazaw i wish i could, but we have a 1m cut…

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CG Scardycat
Mar 12, 2018 7:00 am
littleredrobyn
littleredrobyn
11 March 2018

What type of timber is this fence?

What type of timber is this fence?

ok great thanks! :) :) I am organising some fencing quotes now so hopefully I can achieve this look

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littleredrobyn
Mar 11, 2018 9:23 am
danu garden care
danu garden care
9 March 2018

Lily Pilly with Brown leaves

Lily Pilly with Brown leaves

Bit late now but it needs a bit of regular water to get it tbrough the peak heat. If your plant is stressed like this without evidence of pests or disease seasol or…

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danu garden care
Mar 09, 2018 2:33 pm

Hi all :-) Im hopeing to get some advice on harsh trimming the tree in the image. I presume its a cypress. I need to get it shorter and would also like to take a lot of the…

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danu garden care
Mar 09, 2018 2:23 pm

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