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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
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
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
Searching4 knowledge
Searching4 knowledge
6 January 2018

New grass really spread out, should I be worried?

New grass really spread out, should I be worried?

If you mix the seed with sand and then spread you will end up with a more even coverage. I'd leave it for a bit longer and see what comes up. If it's still patchy, …

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Searching4 knowledge
Jan 06, 2018 9:02 am
Searching4 knowledge
Corinda dream 2016
Corinda dream 2016
3 January 2018

Assistance with planning garden

Assistance with planning garden

It all depends on what you want to do and your budget really. Have you got some ideas on what you would like to do?

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Corinda dream 2016
Jan 03, 2018 10:57 pm
ayaman
ayaman
30 December 2017

How to achieve a white pool surround?

How to achieve a white pool surround?

Thank you! We found an awesome limestone product that is exactly what we were after! :-D

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ayaman
Dec 30, 2017 11:32 am
Dani_J
Dani_J
23 December 2017

Landscaping - trees for screening

Landscaping - trees for screening

We've got pittosporums at our current place and wouldn't hesitate to have them again. They are a great screening tree that needs minimal water. Only thing is they can grow…

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Dani_J
Dec 23, 2017 9:20 pm
cstanis2000
cstanis2000
20 December 2017

Advice please - what to plant??

Advice please - what to plant??

Hi Cinder, thanks so much for the advice. It is very helpful and I’ll keep it in mind. Thanks Claude

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cstanis2000
Dec 20, 2017 9:57 am
cinder
cinder
19 December 2017

Is this quote reasonable??

Is this quote reasonable??
1, 2

That's ok. I get it. You could even put in a small tree like a crepe myrtle. Trees can add a nice depth. Anyway I'll shut-up now - it's your garden! (and very unlikely to…

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cinder
Dec 19, 2017 10:54 am
cinder
Frankeh
Frankeh
14 December 2017

Grass ID please

Grass ID please

thanks steve

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Frankeh
Dec 14, 2017 4:49 am

Hello I built this garden pond in my backyard. size 20 x 40 EPDM pond liner depth 30 inches Pictures and building steps ---> Me digging

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grandjardinier
Dec 12, 2017 2:07 am
grandjardinier
bashworth
bashworth
5 December 2017

what weed is this and how to control.

what weed is this and how to control.

It's Kikuyu, which is a summer grass. Typically it is more resistant to weed killers than other grasses. I actually prefer it to other grass species as it requires much…

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bashworth
Dec 05, 2017 7:38 am
bashworth
Reverbsz
Reverbsz
4 December 2017

Landscape Inspiration & Design Concepts

Landscape Inspiration & Design Concepts
1 ... 20, 21, 22

Drew, I just bumped into your threat, it was great to use someone through recommendation. I will contact Chris from Notlee landscapes as well since my property is in…

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Reverbsz
Dec 04, 2017 10:53 pm
noisuf
noisuf
28 November 2017

Winter Grass Outbreak in Kikuyu - What should I do mid-Oct?

Winter Grass Outbreak in Kikuyu - What should I do mid-Oct?

Thanks heaps for the advice Cat_dunc and Bashworth. Cat_dunc, it's completely taken over now, I'm looking into using a pre-emergent herbicide next Apr/May. Bashworth, I…

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noisuf
Nov 28, 2017 10:18 pm
crazyas
crazyas
28 November 2017

Weed issue - new seeded grass area

Weed issue - new seeded grass area

thanks!, Just tried BIN-DIE as i had some on the shelf and it has already started showing signs of it working.

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crazyas
Nov 28, 2017 8:20 pm
cat_dunc
cat_dunc
27 November 2017

Neighbours digging to fence line

Neighbours digging to fence line

OP have you had any resolution to this?

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cat_dunc
Nov 27, 2017 8:43 am
cat_dunc
SaveH2O
SaveH2O
27 November 2017

How did the trees die?

How did the trees die?

Lack of water. Depending on the usual direction of the weather, they may also have been planted in a rain shadow.

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SaveH2O
Nov 27, 2017 7:08 am
SaveH2O
SaveH2O
SaveH2O
27 November 2017

Removal and sale of garden palm trees

Removal and sale of garden palm trees

Wokka, your post has brought back memories! While I was waiting for nasho, I moved to Sydney and rented a room in a house at Cammeray on the north shore. There were two…

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SaveH2O
Nov 27, 2017 6:59 am
SaveH2O

Hi Can I get some feedback on my (quite rough) landscaping plan? I would really appreciate any comments, suggestions, etc... I will start building my house in Wollert,…

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yoyohv
Nov 26, 2017 9:22 pm

Hello. One of my tree has some problem. There are several ones. The biggest one dropped most of the green leaves from the top. Any one knows the tree and any suggestion to…

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Stev
Nov 26, 2017 7:42 pm
darrinm81
darrinm81
25 November 2017

Buffalo Lawn Repair Patches

Buffalo Lawn Repair Patches

Pretty much the cause was heat and under watering. A few things: 1) Aerated with a pitch fork and screw driver. Making sure to leave an open hole rather than compress…

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darrinm81
Nov 25, 2017 8:57 pm
shazaw
shazaw
24 November 2017

Drainiage for my garden boxes

Drainiage for my garden boxes

You have perfect garden boxes to put succulents plant, don't need too much water. https://www.google.com.au/url?sa=i&rct= ... 3487468208

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shazaw
Nov 24, 2017 9:53 am
KV01
KV01
22 November 2017

rain garden

rain garden

You first need to know the requirements but there is a lot of info on the net. https://www.melbournewater.com.au/commu ... aingardens

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KV01
Nov 22, 2017 6:03 pm

We are Lake Macquarie near Newcastle. Yes it would be in full sun half the day. The soil is pretty compacted from building etc. No clay though. Was thinking of digging…

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lozza81
Nov 21, 2017 1:40 pm
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AvaRhodes
Nov 14, 2017 5:16 pm
AvaRhodes
cat_dunc
cat_dunc
9 November 2017

Yuccas Tidying them up ?

Yuccas Tidying them up ?

We’re keeping our yukkas in pots. You can just cut the yukka and put in potting mix and it grows. I was told by my mother in law that yukkas get out of hand and to keep…

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cat_dunc
Nov 09, 2017 11:25 pm
cat_dunc
mycl
mycl
9 November 2017

Artificial grass, best edging - Metal? Timber? Other?

Artificial grass, best edging - Metal? Timber? Other?

Hi all, I am planning to have artificial grass installed in the front yard. It is mainly rectangular in shape, bordered by garden beds mainly, except for a couple of…

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mycl
Nov 09, 2017 12:01 pm
Indulude
Indulude
7 November 2017

MOLASSES Suppliers

MOLASSES Suppliers
1, 2, 3

Melbourne eastern suburbs Discount Animal Supplies 550 Lysterfield Rd, Lysterfield VIC 3156 (03) 9752 9814 discountanimalsupplies.com.au $28/25kg tub - you can get 5-10Kg aswell

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Indulude
Nov 07, 2017 2:19 am

Hi All, I've got a new weed trying to take over my grass this year. Seems to have rapidly spread throughout the neighbourhood as I'm seeing patches on all the local…

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Halstatt
Nov 05, 2017 8:20 pm
dove88
dove88
31 October 2017

Does Lowering Backyard Land Decrease Property Value?

Does Lowering Backyard Land Decrease Property Value?

The water is now pumped out from a pit as the land at the back is lower than the front - the only reason for me asking is because i will be selling

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dove88
Oct 31, 2017 3:44 pm
OurLindrum52
OurLindrum52
31 October 2017

Is my new buffalo lawn dead

Is my new buffalo lawn dead

We had a very cold winter here in Melbourne, and my buffalo basically went dormant and looks much like your photo, particularly in heavily shaded areas. Also, the winter…

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OurLindrum52
Oct 31, 2017 2:00 pm
SteveMc
SteveMc
30 October 2017

What is this in my Palmetto?

What is this in my Palmetto?

Looks like winter grass. Best to hand weed it if you can. To control this weed you need to spray pre emergent herbicides during winter.... The window of opportunity has…

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SteveMc
Oct 30, 2017 10:38 pm
SteveMc
SteveMc
SteveMc
30 October 2017

When to trim/prune newly planted plants?

When to trim/prune newly planted plants?

Big difference between phosphate based fertilisers and natural organic soil tonics. Keep your thrive for potted colour and buy any seaweed organic concentrate you can…

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SteveMc
Oct 30, 2017 10:29 pm
SteveMc

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