Landscape & Garden Design
Is my Sapphire Buffalo turf dead? Please help..
Weed and feed is a product brand name. It's a mix of broad leaf herbicide and power feed. Terrible product as it also affects the grass somewhat while killing weeds.…
Recommendations for trees to plant for privacy on acreage
I agree, Dombeyas are amazing and they look lovely
Depth of retic and electrical conduits under paving
Personally, if it were my house I would be happy enough to lay it at the bottom of the road base - but I would use orange rigid HD PVC conduit. I'd put danger tape just…
Plant Suggestions please - Picture of my Home
Hi Marsh86, You might get some replies if you specify things such as: where is your house? (suburb/state) Which way does this garden face? (north, south, east, west) and…
Top soiling my lawn
I was thinking of getting the 80/20? is that the same as organic compost plus sand? http://parkleasandsoil.com.au/landscape ... -underlay/ But would that help address the levels?
small tree that blooms (or a beauty) in winter
Yes. The wattle, as bashworth suggested. But if you or your family suffer from hay-fever, don't plant an acacia! Two other yellow flowering trees spring to mind: I have a…
Verge landscaping question - from a non-green thumb person
Hey all, This might seem a silly question, but we are not people with green thumbs and do not normally DIY so here goes. We have a corner lot with a walkway in front and…
Retaining Walls and General Landscape Design HELP!!
Try googling for a 'garden designer' or 'landscape designer'. We also offer a full landscape design service, including offering designs for clients they want to attempt…
Verandah post in/part of retaining wall.
Ideally you would want to keep the retainer wall post away from the verandah post but not much. There should not be too much effect on each other due to the footings being…
Feature tree in Brisbane - suggestions please!
While I love jacarandas I can't do anything along those lines as the roots would push over the retaining wall. It will be planted 2-3m from the top of a 1 m high concrete…
Weeds in newly laid turf - How to eradicate?
So a little while ago, I put down some new turf. The area was clean and weed free and I imported about 15cubes of soil from the landscape supplies. There was a few days in…
Southern orienation shaded front garden bed-rental property
Cycads are a really nice looking plant but they`re poisonous to cats and dogs so I would avoid using those just to be safe. Cordylines are tough and fairly low maintenance…
Is this a realistic budget for full landscaping? Sydney
Hi jazz926, I am in a similar situation. I am buidling a 24sq single storey house on a 375sqm block of land. A 24sq house is the biggest that is allowed on 375sqm. I…
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