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Stewie D
Stewie D
9 June 2015

Watering and feeding citrus

Watering and feeding citrus

Personally I prefer watering by hand with a hose and after a shrub is established I generally don't water them much except for during prolonged dry spells. Citrus are…

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Stewie D
Jun 09, 2015 11:23 pm
hachy
hachy
7 June 2015

Paver/landscaper named buster

Paver/landscaper named buster

hoping somebody lurking might happen to know of a guy going by the name buster who does paving and I believe landscaping. Our house was in barossa valley sa but I don't…

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hachy
Jun 07, 2015 12:48 pm
hachy
drpayne
drpayne
6 June 2015

New Home, New DIY Ideas.

New Home, New DIY Ideas.

Hey All, I am just wondering if anyone can help me out with some landscaping ideas. Me and my partner have just built a house in Victoria, and I have attached the plans…

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drpayne
Jun 06, 2015 2:51 pm
ShannaLK
ShannaLK
5 June 2015

Turf questions

Turf questions

Hi all, I have a couple of questions regarding turf Im hoping you could help me with... I got a quote for some turf today (350sqm) and just wanted to know if it's…

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ShannaLK
Jun 05, 2015 8:31 pm
ShannaLK
mightymo
mightymo
5 June 2015

Preparing clay soil on slope for turf

Preparing clay soil on slope for turf

Wow Old Mate , that is some super advice :: I really appreciate the time you took out to reply. I am reading each section and absorbing and trying to understand it. Will…

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mightymo
Jun 05, 2015 5:54 pm
bashworth
bashworth
2 June 2015

Pebbles / Stones - Landscaping - Coloured

Pebbles / Stones - Landscaping - Coloured

A thing I did was use two sizes Overall a 10mm stone but then a 'dry river bed' formed with large…

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bashworth
Jun 02, 2015 9:40 am
bashworth
ennoh
ennoh
1 June 2015

Lemon tree roots

Lemon tree roots

I have just cut down a 4mtr high valencia orange tree as I found that the roots were making nearby pavers buckled. It was less than a meter from the house so if there's a…

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ennoh
Jun 01, 2015 8:58 pm
Treeseachanger
Treeseachanger
1 June 2015

Plant Idea - Help!

Plant Idea - Help!

I don't think the heater has affected the plant (at this stage, although you have to watch that), as the leaf browning is mostly happening at the base. More likely root…

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Treeseachanger
Jun 01, 2015 3:04 pm
Treeseachanger
Treeseachanger
30 May 2015

Raising levels in backyard (on top of clay)

Raising levels in backyard (on top of clay)

Hi D_rail, clean fill is not always "clean" but sometimes "recycled" from other sites. Builders do this to save some $$$. Not sure what is available in Perth but have…

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Treeseachanger
May 30, 2015 1:17 am
bpratt
bpratt
28 May 2015

Treated pine sleepers - alternative wood that doesn't warp

Treated pine sleepers - alternative wood that doesn't warp

I was thinking along the same lines when I first posted, and was going to get some old oil mixed with diesel to get it to soak right in.

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bpratt
May 28, 2015 8:30 pm
HopelessRomantic
HopelessRomantic
24 May 2015

Molasses and how to use it

Molasses and how to use it
1 ... 7, 8, 9

Fu Manchu...Thank you for this amazing advice. My whole garden will need a huge boost after we build the extension. I have consulted with our builder to shield my plants…

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HopelessRomantic
May 24, 2015 1:23 am

Hi guys, Wanting to do something like this picture... any…

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EmmaW84
May 20, 2015 8:37 pm

Hi all... we are currently awaiting a DA decision for a boundary retaining wall, on the boundary of a secondary street ( we are on a corner block). When we purchased this…

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mightymo
May 19, 2015 5:27 pm
Neville S
Neville S
18 May 2015

How much soft landscaping do I need?

How much soft landscaping do I need?

Thanks for your help guys

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Neville S
May 18, 2015 7:14 pm
Neville S
HomeAngels
HomeAngels
17 May 2015

What flower is this?

What flower is this?

there are lots of…

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HomeAngels
May 17, 2015 8:26 pm
HomeAngels
homesaw
homesaw
12 May 2015

Turf Installer the Fu Manchu Way?

Turf Installer the Fu Manchu Way?

Hi, Are there any installers who might be able to install Turf the Fu Manchu way (as indicated in the above post) in the Eastern Suburbs of Melbourne? What do you think…

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homesaw
May 12, 2015 8:17 pm
VMEN
VMEN
12 May 2015

Independent Building Inspector for New House Construction

Independent Building Inspector for New House Construction

Hi guys I was hoping to get list of good independent building inspectors I could use. We are building in Sommerfield , Keysborough. Thanks in advance guys Cheers V

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VMEN
May 12, 2015 1:34 pm
Stuart05
Stuart05
9 May 2015

Need to move some palms Will they last in pots for 8 months?

Need to move some palms Will they last in pots for 8 months?

Yup parents have cocos palms at their place and they are a pain in the proverbial. They grow too tall too fast and then its a nuisance cutting the fronds and seed pods…

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Stuart05
May 09, 2015 1:30 am
Bluesuede
Bluesuede
8 May 2015

raising colorbond fence

raising colorbond fence

Moved to landscaping sub forum

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Bluesuede
May 08, 2015 10:25 am
Bluesuede
Nic and Tim
Nic and Tim
7 May 2015

Best lawn/turf variety for Perth

Best lawn/turf variety for Perth

I have done a search and found some good stuff on growing and preparing for a lawn, but not a lot (especially recent) about lawn varieties and would like some feedback…

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Nic and Tim
May 07, 2015 4:29 pm
Saint Mike
Saint Mike
6 May 2015

Help what plants to use-you get a say!

Help what plants to use-you get a say!

Yeah - I like them. Look out for the evergreen - they often call them "Singapore". They can still lose their leaves - but may not - unless you get a frost.

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Saint Mike
May 06, 2015 6:39 pm
Saint Mike
trixee
trixee
5 May 2015

New Home Landscape Design - Kensington WA

New Home Landscape Design - Kensington WA
1, 2, 3, 4

Picture appears broken on my phone, will have to go to laptop.

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trixee
May 05, 2015 10:31 pm
trixee
RynosaurusRex82
RynosaurusRex82
3 May 2015

Final flowering plant for long garden bed?

Final flowering plant for long garden bed?

Hey All, Im running a long garden bed down the side of my house. against the fence. It's the side the lounge/living faces and the large alfresco. plan is to have it…

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RynosaurusRex82
May 03, 2015 5:59 pm
ChristineX
ChristineX
2 May 2015

Who laid Empire Zoysia here in Perth

Who laid Empire Zoysia here in Perth

I've had a small patch down now for about 1.5years - and I do like it. It copes with being ignored, two large active terriers as well as being a main thoroughfare for the…

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ChristineX
May 02, 2015 9:32 pm
Nelly83
Nelly83
29 April 2015

Landscap Architect

Landscap Architect

Hello, Does anyone here happen to be a landscape architect? I have a landscape plan that I had done professionally, but now require additional drainage plans and…

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Nelly83
Apr 29, 2015 1:04 pm
Saintly 60
Saintly 60
26 April 2015

Retaining wall vs Site cut

Retaining wall vs Site cut

Thanks igwood wish I was handy enough to do the work lol Building MJH Garden Retreat modified Lot 305 Wattleridge Crescent Kellyville

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Saintly 60
Apr 26, 2015 11:53 am
Saintly 60
gazza_nz73
gazza_nz73
24 April 2015

Combining Concrete Driveway Slab with besser block retaining

Combining Concrete Driveway Slab with besser block retaining

Thanks for the cracking/reinforcement advice. The drawing was purely a concept only and not engineered yet. All of the advice has been great it has confirmed for me what I…

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gazza_nz73
Apr 24, 2015 11:02 pm
Treeseachanger
Treeseachanger
22 April 2015

Blank canvas! Blue hues

Blank canvas! Blue hues

If you add gypsum and well rotted compost to the soil you will be able to grow a heap of plants in Margs. You can pretty much grow any ornamental trees in pots, just…

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Treeseachanger
Apr 22, 2015 5:00 pm
AAAHome
AAAHome
21 April 2015

How to fill this gap?

How to fill this gap?

Thanks for all your replies. I will go with the solution of installing a retaining wall (preferably treated pine of ACQ grade) right next to the fence and fill in the gap…

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AAAHome
Apr 21, 2015 8:36 pm
AAAHome
Saintly 60
Saintly 60
20 April 2015

Landscaping Program

Landscaping Program

I require a retaining wall to be built in Kellyville area. any suggestions would be appreciated.

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Saintly 60
Apr 20, 2015 4:23 pm
Saintly 60
LEMK2015
LEMK2015
20 April 2015

Civil Engineered Retaining Walls

Civil Engineered Retaining Walls

Hi, I am in desperate need of suggestions for a company which can give me an obligation free quote on a civil engineered retaining wall - it'll…

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LEMK2015
Apr 20, 2015 3:43 pm
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deeps
Apr 19, 2015 5:07 pm
aussieta
aussieta
19 April 2015

Vegetation removal permit VIC

Vegetation removal permit VIC

we had a block in our street with a large gum right in the centre of the block the council was adamant that the tree could not be removed funny about that looks like the…

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aussieta
Apr 19, 2015 10:34 am
aussieta
radiuz
radiuz
18 April 2015

Alternative to mondo grass

Alternative to mondo grass

I want to plant a border on a very narrow garden bed that already has established formal trees. Don't want mondo grass as I hate the way it shoots rhizomes which spread…

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radiuz
Apr 18, 2015 5:41 pm
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psyko
Apr 17, 2015 12:43 pm
psyko
psyko
17 April 2015

Bactivate

Bactivate

I fyou are located in Melbourne, Shaun from Bactivate can be contacted on 0421 920 734.

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psyko
Apr 17, 2015 12:31 pm
Jason007
Jason007
16 April 2015

Platinum landscaping = poor workmanship

Platinum landscaping = poor workmanship

Sounds like a nightmare… what kind of footings did they dig for the planter box's?

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Jason007
Apr 16, 2015 9:33 pm

Hello, I recently transplanted a row of hedges from my back yard to the front. Out of 14 hedges, around 9 withered and died. :( I removed them and tried again by…

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ayaman
Apr 16, 2015 7:56 pm
bpratt
bpratt
14 April 2015

HSTP Subsurface Irrigation Setup's

HSTP Subsurface Irrigation Setup's

Yes, forgot about that... if the soil quality won't soak the water up real well, you have to spread that same amount of water across a larger area.

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bpratt
Apr 14, 2015 4:54 pm
doohan777
doohan777
9 April 2015

North Sydney concreters/turfers and nursery/planters? Help!!

North Sydney concreters/turfers and nursery/planters? Help!!

Thanks a lot I will give them both a call. I have spoken to a few "one stop shop" landscapers so I was really looking to see if I could break it down to each package.

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doohan777
Apr 09, 2015 7:44 am
boosta
boosta
8 April 2015

Reactive soil - Concrete + Paving or pattern pave concrete?

Reactive soil - Concrete + Paving or pattern pave concrete?

I went with concrete (coloured) for perimeter and exp agg for driveway, this time instead of pavers, yes with reactive soil class of E-D/ P(fill). In your case, I will…

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boosta
Apr 08, 2015 4:05 pm
Treeseachanger
Treeseachanger
8 April 2015

Plants with small root systems

Plants with small root systems

A better solution for screening those windows would be awnings or even tinting. Alternatively blockout blinds or curtains if light is an issue...?

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Treeseachanger
Apr 08, 2015 1:27 pm
Treeseachanger
Treeseachanger
7 April 2015

Mulch Type to use in Garden

Mulch Type to use in Garden

I am always surprised at how many people are advised to use another type of mulch. In my opinion green mulch (leaves and bark, smll branches, twigs etc) is superior in…

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Treeseachanger
Apr 07, 2015 7:06 pm
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thommo_97
Apr 07, 2015 1:51 pm
Matymoo
Matymoo
6 April 2015

Identify some plants for me please.

Identify some plants for me please.

Thanks all. The first plant is definately murraya paniculata. After our recent heavy rain, little white flowers broke out. Managed to identify by googling. It's considered…

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Matymoo
Apr 06, 2015 8:40 pm
Matymoo
si618
si618
6 April 2015

Foundation for tasman block retaining wall

Foundation for tasman block retaining wall

Answering my own question again :)

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si618
Apr 06, 2015 6:40 pm
bashworth
bashworth
6 April 2015

Council landscape planning

Council landscape planning

Often there isn't a lot of thought that goes into tree selection. One of the worst I have seen in this enormous Norfolk Island Pine right next to a single storey house. (

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bashworth
Apr 06, 2015 8:48 am
bashworth
kyton
kyton
4 April 2015

Playground ideas

Playground ideas

We have a mixture of grass, softfall, artificial turf, concrete and mod wood in our kids area.…

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kyton
Apr 04, 2015 3:01 pm
kyton
bashworth
bashworth
3 April 2015

newbie to Expert, making dam/pond, need advice soon

newbie to Expert, making dam/pond, need advice soon

Building a dam is a serious business and you need to make sure you have the correct permits, materials and construction methods. Not some comments on a forum like…

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bashworth
Apr 03, 2015 3:57 pm
bashworth
NewKid78
NewKid78
3 April 2015

Citrus leafminer - how to win

Citrus leafminer - how to win

Ok it looks like the remaining leaf miners have given up and gone home :) Probably aided by the fact there aren't many new leaves left to infest! I will know to be more…

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NewKid78
Apr 03, 2015 10:55 am

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