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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
cassidyrhae
cassidyrhae
18 May 2018

Synthetic Grass

Synthetic Grass
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Hi, I am actually using Nice Backyard's Synthetic Grass www.nicebackyard. It's really great, so is the price too. i have been using it for almost 2…

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cassidyrhae
May 18, 2018 10:57 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
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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
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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
damienh7
damienh7
27 February 2018

Help! Carport position for best street appeal?

Help! Carport position for best street appeal?

Yeah, good call. That's a thought I'd had and would go with in an ideal scenario. Timber frame, double width, tied into the house etc. Unfortunately the budget is…

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damienh7
Feb 27, 2018 10:45 am
Jeeta23
Jeeta23
20 February 2018

What is this - storm water drain?

What is this - storm water drain?

No worries Yes, essentially that what it is - a storm water drainage system for property. If it is done the right way, it will protect your slab from water issues too.

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Jeeta23
Feb 20, 2018 10:31 am

Hi all, On holidays doing some major flooring renovations at my home. So while off I need to spend some time in the garden. Here is yesterdays efforts in the sun... hot…

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Michelle
Feb 19, 2018 10:15 am
Michelle
SteveMc
SteveMc
12 February 2018

Plastic planks for retaining wall?

Plastic planks for retaining wall?

Check out Aussie concrete products. They have 2m sections of concrete sleepers.

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SteveMc
Feb 12, 2018 8:16 am
SteveMc
Bananimal
Bananimal
8 February 2018

Raised garden bed Cost

Raised garden bed Cost

Hey just putting this in here. I found after adding up the costs of building a timber raised garden bed it was cheapper and longer lasting for me to buy a small Vegepod…

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Bananimal
Feb 08, 2018 1:16 pm
lespalms
lespalms
4 February 2018

Wooden slat fence below soil level

Wooden slat fence below soil level

Good idea. No, there's concrete on the other side. The only thing with doing the stones with the current setup, is that the brick edging is only superficial and doesn't…

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lespalms
Feb 04, 2018 1:03 pm
OurLindrum52
OurLindrum52
29 January 2018

Shady back lawn

Shady back lawn

Personally I would not put lawn right up the house...not just because of the issues you are having now (ie lack of sunlight to ensure good growth) but the watering you…

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OurLindrum52
Jan 29, 2018 4:14 pm
mr singh
mr singh
28 January 2018

Synthetic Artificial or Fake Grass in Perth

Synthetic Artificial or Fake Grass in Perth

Hi Csk2014 I was in same bote was looking for artificial grass company in Perth didn't know where to go and what to do.then i found article has given am lots of…

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mr singh
Jan 28, 2018 8:41 pm
mr singh

Hi all, Our neighbour has been building and the tradies have dug a large services ditch along our nature strip which has come very close to a tree, severing through a…

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StartingOut
Jan 25, 2018 11:03 am
DamNita
DamNita
23 January 2018

So I accidentally poisoned my new lawn...

So I accidentally poisoned my new lawn...

It will come back nicely, don't worry. You can assist with some fertilizer, but keep watering.

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DamNita
Jan 23, 2018 4:29 pm
DamNita
DamNita
DamNita
23 January 2018

Burnt/dead buffalo. Help please!

Burnt/dead buffalo. Help please!

I don't think it is a major issue - we have had this and the grass comes back nicely. Lots of water!

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DamNita
Jan 23, 2018 4:28 pm
DamNita
sencillez
sencillez
19 January 2018

Landscaping Costs

Landscaping Costs

Hi Jason would you mind sharing the companies and costs please thanks. We’re building in the western suburb

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sencillez
Jan 19, 2018 3:03 pm
lindsayr
lindsayr
18 January 2018

Tropika turf - any opinions?

Tropika turf - any opinions?

Im currently comparing the 2 nicenurse. I am looking at something to lay beside some existing blue couch in a shadier area. How did you end up going? Thanks

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lindsayr
Jan 18, 2018 10:48 pm

I am after some advise, opinions or tips for my front landscape plan. Our land has a 30metre frontage and our house will be set back 15metres from the front. My husband…

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inexp_user
Jan 17, 2018 10:48 pm
inexp_user
lespalms
lespalms
16 January 2018

4-6m tropical screening plants around plunge pool

4-6m tropical screening plants around plunge pool

I haven't bought the plants as yet (still organising the raised garden beds), but am thinking about getting a Travellers Palm or two, mixed with a variety of vertical…

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lespalms
Jan 16, 2018 2:53 pm

Hi Thin Lizzy, I suggest the Vegepod raised garden bed: https://vegepod.com.au/collections/rais ... -bed-small Its base is a recyclable plastic container which means…

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Bananimal
Jan 10, 2018 3:17 pm
Lakeside Paving
Lakeside Paving
9 January 2018

How much should the landscaping cost for this specs?

How much should the landscaping cost for this specs?

It would depend greatly on the actual design specs and materials used . The above are just dimensions. Perhaps if you provided some more details such as hardscaping areas…

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Lakeside Paving
Jan 09, 2018 10:15 pm
Lakeside Paving

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