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sionghua
sionghua
29 October 2017

Does gypsum need to be reapplied?

Does gypsum need to be reapplied?

Moved into a house with existing lawn, while digging down to install the pop-up sprinkler I found that the top soil is not that thick and clay soil underneath, likely…

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sionghua
Oct 29, 2017 9:12 pm
Tammy78
Tammy78
28 October 2017

Rain garden infiltration system

Rain garden infiltration system

Hi just wondering has anyone attempted to do there on council required rain garden infiltration system, is this hard? any video anyone can recommend.

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Tammy78
Oct 28, 2017 4:36 pm
gaweleczek
gaweleczek
25 October 2017

Project builder for landscaping

Project builder for landscaping

Hi, I'm looking for someone to do landscaping end to end for me. So far I've been only able to find small, boutique companies that usually work on sophisticated projects…

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gaweleczek
Oct 25, 2017 12:26 am
bones
bones
24 October 2017

Help with Fu's guide to lawn prep.

Help with Fu's guide to lawn prep.

Hi there. I've read all through Fu's guide to soil and lawn prep multiple times so here's my quick question. In Brisbane with a heavy clay soil should I be going through…

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bones
Oct 24, 2017 3:49 pm
Southies
Southies
23 October 2017

mixing cement with crushed granite

mixing cement with crushed granite

Thanks TBH...........now to convince DH :roll:

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Southies
Oct 23, 2017 5:30 am
Southies
Adnan633
Adnan633
19 October 2017

Landscaping in Mickleham?

Landscaping in Mickleham?

Hi Adnan, can I ask for their details too and if you have any pics to share? Ta[/quote Ill try to upload some tonight we have only begun the first stage…

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Adnan633
Oct 19, 2017 5:17 am
Southies
Southies
17 October 2017

Extra soil for settling ???

Extra soil for settling ???

Do i need to add extra soil to allow for settling , when ordering for a new garden bed ? I…

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Southies
Oct 17, 2017 4:39 pm
Southies
Southies
Southies
15 October 2017

Which soil mix from supplier ?

Which soil mix from supplier ?

Hey there I'm creating new garden beds for dwarf murrayas and china pinks. I am sourcing from 1 of 2 suppliers. One supplies…

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Southies
Oct 15, 2017 1:12 pm
Southies
Southies
Southies
15 October 2017

How much garden soil ?

How much garden soil ?

thanks for the advice bashworth ! :-D

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Southies
Oct 15, 2017 1:07 pm
Southies
lozza81
lozza81
13 October 2017

What is this tree?

What is this tree?

Yeah I don't think I'll get one like the photo but I would like them slightly bigger like the Magnolias were. If u remember can u see what they are asking for the…

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lozza81
Oct 13, 2017 8:29 pm
karimaka
karimaka
11 October 2017

Help with my Turf

Help with my Turf

Thanks for the feedback! Really appreciated

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karimaka
Oct 11, 2017 8:22 am
SteveMc
SteveMc
7 October 2017

WREXTER'S REAR LANDSCAPING JOURNEY - Update Photos

WREXTER'S REAR LANDSCAPING JOURNEY - Update Photos
1 ... 5, 6, 7

Hi wrexter. Hoping you might be able to explain a little more about your irrigation. 1. What's the loop and manual valve do before your solenoids. 2. Where's the x core…

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SteveMc
Oct 07, 2017 8:32 pm
SteveMc
Michelle
Michelle
7 October 2017

How to prune/trim 2 rows of hedges on a slope

How to prune/trim 2 rows of hedges on a slope

::cheerleader::::cheerleader::never mind,there's always this fun little dancer!! Have fun!! :) ::kiss::

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Michelle
Oct 07, 2017 5:43 pm
Michelle

So found this little guy at my cloths line last Friday, not too happy to find him/her. Not with a 7 month old kitten I need to watch! Mum must be close as this is the…

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Michelle
Oct 07, 2017 3:02 pm
Michelle
PVBuild
PVBuild
6 October 2017

How do I care for this plant

How do I care for this plant

They look to my extremely uneducated eye to be something like a New Zealand Flax (Phormium), with the purple plant being something like Phormium Tenax Purpureum. If they…

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PVBuild
Oct 06, 2017 9:02 pm
OurLindrum52
OurLindrum52
4 October 2017

Advice needed- What trees to plant outside kitchen window???

Advice needed- What trees to plant outside kitchen window???

Take a look at pittosporum silver sheen. It is an evergreen used mainly for hedges and screening if planted close together. We planted them along dead side of house and…

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OurLindrum52
Oct 04, 2017 2:27 pm
sydneysider
sydneysider
3 October 2017

Show us your landscaping ideas!

Show us your landscaping ideas!

Hi Homeone, I am getting closer and closer to the end of my build but am still stumped when it comes to landscaping ideas. I have seen some very well thought out…

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sydneysider
Oct 03, 2017 9:40 pm
6banga
6banga
2 October 2017

Pop Up sprinkler system

Pop Up sprinkler system

I ended up installing an iriigation sytem got hunter mp3000 rotators but the guy at the irrigation shop just sold me the standard pro spray bodies so no check valve or…

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6banga
Oct 02, 2017 5:34 pm
eviou
eviou
29 September 2017

Kikuyu companion grass

Kikuyu companion grass

Hi there, Forst post here. I have a predominatly kikuyu lawn, however there are a number of shady areas where it will not grow. As such, I was seeking to find a turf…

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eviou
Sep 29, 2017 8:43 pm
navman
navman
26 September 2017

Fencing and landscaping in Melbourne south east

Fencing and landscaping in Melbourne south east

Hello, My house is finishing construction and I need to organize fencing and landscaping. Does anyone have any recommendations in the Berwick / Clyde North area?

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navman
Sep 26, 2017 2:31 pm
GillyM
GillyM
26 September 2017

Ideas for tough plants for a very shady and dry spot

Ideas for tough plants for a very shady and dry spot

Cliveas do well in shady spots..... they say that they need a bit of water during warmer months, but during the cooler months they like it drier. I've had them under trees…

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GillyM
Sep 26, 2017 6:59 am
GillyM

Hi, I have two indoor plants and was told that they were virtually indestructible. Unfortunately though, the tops keep drying out. I water regularly (but small amounts)…

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yendor28
Sep 21, 2017 9:35 am
yendor28
yendor28
21 September 2017

Help with my geraniums (and blueberry tree) from bugs please

Help with my geraniums (and blueberry tree) from bugs please

thank you. They seem to be growing much better now the weeds are removed. Weird, they did not look like they were interfering, but perhaps they were at root level?

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yendor28
Sep 21, 2017 9:32 am
SteveMc
SteveMc
20 September 2017

Quack grass in buffalo lawn

Quack grass in buffalo lawn

Yates buffalo pro concentrate. It's best to mix and use as a spray rather than the hose applicator bottles so you get good coverage and consistency. Add a drop of…

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SteveMc
Sep 20, 2017 4:23 pm
SteveMc
joannapaulp
joannapaulp
17 September 2017

Rose Bush Question

Rose Bush Question

Best thing is to cut off the affected sections, and then use a black spot spray regularly to prevent reoccurrence.

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joannapaulp
Sep 17, 2017 10:31 pm
allan_donald
allan_donald
17 September 2017

Advice - Front & backyard landscaping (New Home)

Advice - Front & backyard landscaping (New Home)

Hi, I am trying to get an idea of what I need to do first before laying turf grass in my front & backyard. Step by step instructions on what needs to be done before I…

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allan_donald
Sep 17, 2017 11:07 am
Jason Kirkness
Jason Kirkness
12 September 2017

Success with residental Fertigation Products?

Success with residental Fertigation Products?

Hi I did see some threads here from a while back but can anyone recommend Fertigation products? I want to be able to put Seasol through my 200-300m of Boreline drippers…

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Jason Kirkness
Sep 12, 2017 5:54 pm
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TheBigHouse
Sep 11, 2017 8:00 pm
JM1911A1
JM1911A1
11 September 2017

Retaining suggestions - limestone vs cinder

Retaining suggestions - limestone vs cinder

Hi there, We're currently talking to our landscaper regarding some retaining (quite a lot really!) and we really like the clean finish of a rendered finish. Our…

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JM1911A1
Sep 11, 2017 2:10 pm
JM1911A1
Jason Kirkness
Jason Kirkness
7 September 2017

Bore Staining - Irrigation Design considerations

Bore Staining - Irrigation Design considerations

Found this informative link Iron deposit problems (ochre) in drip irrigation systems have been reported mainly in the United…

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Jason Kirkness
Sep 07, 2017 6:58 pm

Hi see below image Site is all sand. However as per another thread I will import clay, probably Soil Solver Clay Plus at 10kg p m2. So the top section behind the wall @…

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Jason Kirkness
Sep 07, 2017 12:32 pm
Jason Kirkness
Jason Kirkness
6 September 2017

Irrigation Components - MP Rotators vs RainBird RVAN, Articu

Irrigation Components - MP Rotators vs RainBird RVAN, Articu

Lakeside, I meant to add on the Hunter MP Rotators vs Rainbird RVANS I was told that RVANS are better suited to bores, as they throw a larger amount of water out and…

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Jason Kirkness
Sep 06, 2017 4:43 pm
jaredlia
jaredlia
6 September 2017

Mortar mix

Mortar mix

Awesome! thanks very much. See how I go. Cheers for the advice. Appreciated!

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jaredlia
Sep 06, 2017 10:31 am
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PolkaDots
Sep 06, 2017 9:57 am
Jason Kirkness
Jason Kirkness
5 September 2017

Couch vs Empire Zoyisa

Couch vs Empire Zoyisa

Hi ok, I didn't realise couch was that intensive, the turf companies that sell both made out that in summer both require a fortnightly mow. The 6 hours you mention, assume…

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Jason Kirkness
Sep 05, 2017 11:11 pm
Lakeside Paving
Lakeside Paving
5 September 2017

Soil Ammendments - Time to drop Bentonite clay and zeolite?

Soil Ammendments - Time to drop Bentonite clay and zeolite?

Mate the existing sand will be fine. Add it then quickly run the rotary hoe back over it or even just give it a rake to the rough level. This will just allow some of the…

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Lakeside Paving
Sep 05, 2017 7:12 pm
Lakeside Paving
PVBuild
PVBuild
2 September 2017

CONCRETE AND RETAINING WALL ADVICE NEEDED :

CONCRETE AND RETAINING WALL ADVICE NEEDED :

Patto we had a similar setup, just had a concreter out to look at it - we'll leave a 200mm gap between the concreting and the retaining wall. Be much easier if we ever…

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PVBuild
Sep 02, 2017 2:00 pm
Joshin
Joshin
2 September 2017

Where the Hell to Buy Nara Native Turf Plugs

Where the Hell to Buy Nara Native Turf Plugs

Hi, I've been trying to buy Nara lawn for the past 3 months in prep for spring, does anyone know where I can get plugs and have them shipped to me ? I have pretty much…

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Joshin
Sep 02, 2017 9:25 am

Hi all, First time poster here, thanks for having me ;) I'm after an opinion on whether i could re-use pavers (which we're replacing with turf) to build a 60cm high…

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Jens
Aug 31, 2017 12:57 am
brodav83
brodav83
30 August 2017

Retaining wall needed on Central Coast NSW

Retaining wall needed on Central Coast NSW

Hi all, I am looking for recommendations for landscapers who can build a simple retaining wall on the Central Coast NSW. Probably treated timber construction to keep costs…

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brodav83
Aug 30, 2017 11:19 am
aspire029
aspire029
22 August 2017

Retaining wall drainage, plumbing concerns.

Retaining wall drainage, plumbing concerns.

These core drilled holes are core drilled to where ever the agi pipes will Tee off into which is pretty much close to the footing. Behind that area will be water…

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aspire029
Aug 22, 2017 1:33 pm
Talkey
Talkey
22 August 2017

Landscape Gardener in Surf Coast (Torquay)

Landscape Gardener in Surf Coast (Torquay)

Hi all, I'm just looking for recommendations for someone to do my garden on a new build in Torquay, Vic. Thanks in advance.

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Talkey
Aug 22, 2017 10:41 am
Talkey

Finally got approval this week for the works. Updated main plan with detail sheet for side elevations Each reference with side view elevation Materials now…

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SteveMc
Aug 21, 2017 2:43 pm
SteveMc
inflames62
inflames62
20 August 2017

Kellyville Landscape Design + Construction Recommendations

Kellyville Landscape Design + Construction Recommendations

Hi Is anyone able to recommend a good design & construct landscape company servicing the hills district ? Ive been searching online for weeks, had a few leads that went…

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inflames62
Aug 20, 2017 2:58 pm
cat_dunc
cat_dunc
19 August 2017

Blueberry bush flowering but no fruit?

Blueberry bush flowering but no fruit?

Oh mine are the same! Full of flowers but no fruit yet

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cat_dunc
Aug 19, 2017 11:43 am
cat_dunc

Thanks all. We ended up getting sleepers from a place called EDH on the south coast NSW. They look fantastic. Gal H posts look good. Now the fun part digging the holes.…

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Tom2016
Aug 18, 2017 8:06 pm
Tom2016
Russell_inthe_bushes
Russell_inthe_bushes
18 August 2017

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

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

Clear as day its scale. Scale scale scale. If you deal with it properly with eco oil enough times the ants will figure out the game is up. They start of tiny (the ants…

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Russell_inthe_bushes
Aug 18, 2017 7:15 pm

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