Landscape & Garden Design
JazzyJessWill a magnolia damage house/concrete path? -Photos included
21 September 2013
JazzyJess, do you think the magnolia Kay parris might tolerate being in a big ceramic pot? I bought two plants and they are both so small now, but…
TreeseachangerEmpire Zoysia or Velvetene (Paspalum)
20 September 2013
Hi guys I recommend Velveteen. Its a paspalum so non invasive, stays a beautiful pea green all summer and winter. Going barefoot on it is the best, it's beautiful. …
TaffyHow much could I sell these plants for?
19 September 2013
Thinking of replacing some plants. I think they are NZ Cabbage Trees or Cordlines. Please excuse my ignorance but I am no gardener and cant remember what they were. They…
RichAWhat can I do with this stormwater pit?
17 September 2013
Yep, im sure its a stormwater pit. I also have a sewer pit which was raised by sydney water for free last week. I had a plumber come out and look at the stormwater pit…
GrilledCheeseRetaining Wall advice needed, Cheap, Ugly and Easy!
16 September 2013
(And so is the builder! ) I won't see this wall from my house, it will be propping up the backyard and back fence, which slopes from front to back (and side to side).…
Saint MikeSteel fence cost estimation help please
14 September 2013
Do you mean colorbond - or steel posts AE ? Also - not sure of what you mean - front yard ? Are you after a front fence ? Something with a bit of style - or just a…
Vetra43kitchen window splashback - side yard planting suggestions
11 September 2013
I suggest you go down to your local nursery (not a large hardware chain, an actual nursery) and have a chat to the people there about what grows…
theanonyuserWhere to buy Zeolite, Spongolite, Bentonite in SE Victoria
10 September 2013
Just read that bentonite clay it not necessary in sandy loom, so I won't be needing it anyway. I will use the perlite/zeolite and other items I bought though.
SaveH2OBennie and Lisa's Landscape Project - Let the fun begin -
5 September 2013
When I moved into my current house, the soil was terrible. Apart from bringing in additives including mushroom compost, I collected as much news paper as I could and laid…
builderforlifeHow much does it cost to get a landscape design for backyard
1 September 2013
Sasha mischa, a landscape architect would charge about $ 800 - $1200. The overall effect of a designed landscape is brilliant and well worth the money
LexSICK MURRRAYAS - FU or ANYONE ELSE ?????
23 August 2013
Well, mine are at about 1.1m apart, planted about 1 year ago, but they were large plants (30 - 45 litre pots maybe). Now they are about 70-80 cm high but quite bushy from…
BeatrixKiddoClay soil & backyard drainage problems (Photos included)
21 August 2013
As building expert suggested. Although i would grade the clay so it slopes to the pit so all yhe water is directed to it. If you want the soil not to be boggy you will…
BeatrixKiddoNature strip lawn mix - please kindly advise !!!
20 August 2013
It usually a mix of rye/fescue with either couch or kikuyu or sometimes both. Something like Munn's arid seed mix will work or Emerald Kikuyu.