Landscape & Garden Design
Stewie DName for sandstone blocks and where to get them
22 February 2013
You're after sandstone cladding or facing or sometimes referred to veneer. Usually used to clad a besser block wall to dress 'er up a bit. Real sandstone tends to be sawn…
The Garden WhispererNature strip - does the council complete landscaping
15 February 2013
Its reasons like this that bewilder me as to why so many Australians will happily cover so much of their block in lawn, pay to water it, pay to fruitlessly pursue a nice…
The Garden WhispererAny good garden designer in Perth?
14 February 2013
Darren is an excellent landscaper and member of the Horticultural Media Association. He works closely with Trevor and has come a long way in recent years. Excellent…
Online Gardener AUHelp required to design landscape
14 February 2013
Hi, That really is a clean slate! Some of the earlier posts are spot on. You want to firstly work out what functions you need your garden to provide, and also what your…
The Garden WhispererDelay between soil and turf
13 February 2013
The reason why we don't worry to much about pH is because the more organic we care for our gardens, the less relevance pH has. The more we rely on chemical horticulture,…
The Garden WhispererMy lawn is looking very sick
13 February 2013
You can't use them because water is needed to carry them through to the roots. Unless a huge rainfall comes along and washes it through... and then away, you can get some…
The Garden WhispererFlame tree growth normal?
11 February 2013
Did ok at that response by typing with one hand while doing something else as well. The mulch you are using is great. As tempting as it is for some to say it will spread…
The Garden WhispererSublime Lime Tree Pale and Dropping Leaves - Help!
10 February 2013
I think sometimes money talks. Overall though its a good programme and most products are worth while.
The Garden WhispererWhat influences flowering?
8 February 2013
In my game, I here this question all the time. "Should I put some pot ash on to make my plant flower?" The answers so many Horticulturists and gardeners give is yes, but…
OMG.. Need to order soil tomorrow...no idea
It needs to be blended through to a depth of 30cm. Add zeolite and Bentonite Clay or most of what you are buying will end up in the Ocean or Swan/Canning river. No one is…
Advice needed for our "blank canvas" backyard!
You need a couple of small trees (The roof) Locate them well in from the fence area. 4m or so if possible at least. Then put up the walls of the landscape. You don't want…
Price check: trimming a tall tree
Make sure this work is carried out by an Arborist, not a tree lopper. The butchering fo trees often is what leads to trees becoming a hazard to homes in future storms. If…
Recommend me a good shade tree - perth metro
Bauhinia Chinese Tallow The amazingly beautiful Gleditzia Sunburst or LImeGold Prunus nigra Plumeria Macadamia (Oh yes, and amazing tree in its own right) Feijoa Ginkgo…
Plant Spray for deterring dogs?
This relates to cats but I'm sure the concept could be modified to suit Fido How to Stop Cats "Doing a Wee Wee" On your Car: http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=pl ...…
KnockItDownTreated pine sleeper retaining wall question
31 January 2013
ko27Landscaper recommendations - central coast NSW
30 January 2013
Hope someone can help me with a recommendation. Needing to get some retaining walls built, probably treated pine depending on price. I am based at Avoca Beach on the…
Evelin"Landsdale Plants" nursery in Darch (Perth), is it still ope
18 January 2013
steveandmaryShow me your ... Front Fence / Front Garden ?
16 January 2013
Heya at the risk of making a daft request... we would realy love some inspiration for what to do with our front fence... we have a 1950s house that we pulled apart and…
daveandally1Sir Walter dead because of Hot weather
15 January 2013
Hi tikelz. I had the same issue with my Buffalo grass where we mowed it too low just before we had a string of hot days, and so a lot of patches turned to straw. We…
BeatrixKiddoClearing existing lawn for re-turfing
14 January 2013
Absolutely, its the best way to do it. Especially if your previous lawn contained invasive grasses and weeds that will just come back unless killed off correctly with a…