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Hi all, First time poster here, thanks for having me ;) I'm after an opinion on whether i could re-use pavers (which we're replacing with turf) to build a 60cm high…

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Jens
Aug 31, 2017 12:57 am
brodav83
brodav83
30 August 2017

Retaining wall needed on Central Coast NSW

Retaining wall needed on Central Coast NSW

Hi all, I am looking for recommendations for landscapers who can build a simple retaining wall on the Central Coast NSW. Probably treated timber construction to keep costs…

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brodav83
Aug 30, 2017 11:19 am
aspire029
aspire029
22 August 2017

Retaining wall drainage, plumbing concerns.

Retaining wall drainage, plumbing concerns.

These core drilled holes are core drilled to where ever the agi pipes will Tee off into which is pretty much close to the footing. Behind that area will be water…

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aspire029
Aug 22, 2017 1:33 pm
Talkey
Talkey
22 August 2017

Landscape Gardener in Surf Coast (Torquay)

Landscape Gardener in Surf Coast (Torquay)

Hi all, I'm just looking for recommendations for someone to do my garden on a new build in Torquay, Vic. Thanks in advance.

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Talkey
Aug 22, 2017 10:41 am
Talkey

Finally got approval this week for the works. Updated main plan with detail sheet for side elevations Each reference with side view elevation Materials now…

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SteveMc
Aug 21, 2017 2:43 pm
SteveMc
inflames62
inflames62
20 August 2017

Kellyville Landscape Design + Construction Recommendations

Kellyville Landscape Design + Construction Recommendations

Hi Is anyone able to recommend a good design & construct landscape company servicing the hills district ? Ive been searching online for weeks, had a few leads that went…

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inflames62
Aug 20, 2017 2:58 pm
cat_dunc
cat_dunc
19 August 2017

Blueberry bush flowering but no fruit?

Blueberry bush flowering but no fruit?

Oh mine are the same! Full of flowers but no fruit yet

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cat_dunc
Aug 19, 2017 11:43 am
cat_dunc

Thanks all. We ended up getting sleepers from a place called EDH on the south coast NSW. They look fantastic. Gal H posts look good. Now the fun part digging the holes.…

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Tom2016
Aug 18, 2017 8:06 pm
Tom2016
Russell_inthe_bushes
Russell_inthe_bushes
18 August 2017

What is happening to my basil!!!???

What is happening to my basil!!!???

Clear as day its scale. Scale scale scale. If you deal with it properly with eco oil enough times the ants will figure out the game is up. They start of tiny (the ants…

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Russell_inthe_bushes
Aug 18, 2017 7:15 pm
6banga
6banga
18 August 2017

Empire Zoyisa vs Soft Leaf buffalo -Sir Walter, PALMETTO etc

Empire Zoyisa vs Soft Leaf buffalo -Sir Walter, PALMETTO etc

+ 1 Sapphire I have it in NSW not to sure how it would fair in Perth though. Its an excellent Grass it just tolerates the frost here goes a bit yellow but bounces back…

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6banga
Aug 18, 2017 5:13 pm
Russell_inthe_bushes
Russell_inthe_bushes
18 August 2017

Dwarf Lime Tree Leaf Curl

Dwarf Lime Tree Leaf Curl

Ill second the advice on white oil, It burned my plants despite following directions. I balcony gardened for a long time, And that leaf curl always occurred after heavy…

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Russell_inthe_bushes
Aug 18, 2017 10:17 am

I accidentally bought a full size Morello cherry tree, Had planned to get a dwarf. But considering we have no back yard trees, Its a reasonably good choice. The neighbours…

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Russell_inthe_bushes
Aug 18, 2017 9:09 am
SaveH2O
SaveH2O
17 August 2017

BUILDING AT IT BEST

BUILDING AT IT BEST

Do you know when it will get here?

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SaveH2O
Aug 17, 2017 4:51 pm
SaveH2O
bg100
bg100
15 August 2017

Buying / Landscaping a Sloping Block

Buying / Landscaping a Sloping Block

I second the gumtree option - just search for "sandstone boulders" or something similar and you should get a few options. Keep searching over a week or two because new…

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bg100
Aug 15, 2017 4:17 pm
Joshee
Joshee
15 August 2017

Help needed, returfing

Help needed, returfing

Hi, I am in the process of returfing my lawn, i have just stripped 100mm off the top of the yard as it was a very hard clay (Brisbane) ive just finished spreading 100mm…

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Joshee
Aug 15, 2017 2:06 pm
NewbGrdner
NewbGrdner
13 August 2017

Landscaping a 100m2 Backyard

Landscaping a 100m2 Backyard

Your best bet is to go to a local nursery, they can definitely help you with your plant needs. Also, try these if you're on a budget. Good luck!

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NewbGrdner
Aug 13, 2017 11:01 pm

If you are after gardening advice, it helps everyone if you say what region you live in and what type of soil you have.

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Tinacamp
Aug 10, 2017 2:27 pm
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Ezza78
Aug 09, 2017 7:19 pm
insider
insider
7 August 2017

Is this the case of groundwater?

Is this the case of groundwater?
1, 2

If thats the case then concrete paving correctly drained will solve the problem

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insider
Aug 07, 2017 9:36 pm
insider
chedger
chedger
7 August 2017

Exterior lighting and irrigation modules

Exterior lighting and irrigation modules

Hello, We have a new build i am looking to start landscaping from scratch. I have planned out where i want everything to be on sketchup including creating layers for…

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chedger
Aug 07, 2017 11:35 am
krusade25
krusade25
6 August 2017

Landscaping hard to soft ratio

Landscaping hard to soft ratio

Hi everyone. I have been trying to find some info on this for ages but have come up with nothing. Does anyone know what Camden council's requirements are for hard vs soft…

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krusade25
Aug 06, 2017 7:32 am
SteveMc
SteveMc
5 August 2017

Greenhouse building steps - My greenhouse

Greenhouse building steps - My greenhouse

Great project! I'm sure out will inspire many on these forums who have acreage. Amazing to see the snow being held by the plastic!

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SteveMc
Aug 05, 2017 1:37 pm
SteveMc
JM1911A1
JM1911A1
30 July 2017

Landscaper Recommendations - Mount Barker/Adelaide Hills

Landscaper Recommendations - Mount Barker/Adelaide Hills

Hi there, My partner and I are just starting our build of our new house in Mount Barker SA and was wondering if anyone had any good landscaper recommendations. We've…

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JM1911A1
Jul 30, 2017 2:53 pm
JM1911A1
Lakeside Paving
Lakeside Paving
29 July 2017

Pool Side Privacy Screening Hedge for Perth Soils (3m)

Pool Side Privacy Screening Hedge for Perth Soils (3m)

Metrosideros Springfire would do the job nicely. They do well in a range of conditions. They do well in coastal areas ,grow quickly and have a small attractive red flower…

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Lakeside Paving
Jul 29, 2017 9:15 am
Lakeside Paving
Althom
Althom
27 July 2017

brown lawn

brown lawn

2 weeks ago? July is too late. If you were trying to avoid browning/yellowing in winter then the time to do something is in Autumn. I use a Buffalo specific fertilizer and…

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Althom
Jul 27, 2017 11:27 am
Althom
Lovett1
Lovett1
25 July 2017

Love it landscaping is looking at expanding our team!!!

Love it landscaping is looking at expanding our team!!!

Love it landscaping is looking at expanding their current landscaping team. We are based in Sunbury Victoria if you have landscaping experience and what it takes please…

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Lovett1
Jul 25, 2017 2:40 pm
cat_dunc
cat_dunc
24 July 2017

Landscaping a lawn over a concrete Jungle!

Landscaping a lawn over a concrete Jungle!

I vote get rid of all the concrete. We decided to bury some in our yard and I massively regret it. "Oh we'll never put a plant here" said me last year. Now I want to put…

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cat_dunc
Jul 24, 2017 8:15 pm
cat_dunc
eirrac
eirrac
22 July 2017

What to do with bare concrete?

What to do with bare concrete?

We are having a slab laid for a shed. They are doing a little bit extra concrete for a path next to the shed (just along the side of the shed doesn't go anywhere really).…

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eirrac
Jul 22, 2017 11:18 am
arrow224
arrow224
21 July 2017

Advice needed about back garden!

Advice needed about back garden!

I am a new home owner too. Me and my wife Ana are interested in providing more green to our yard. For a start what we have in mind is something…

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arrow224
Jul 21, 2017 1:56 pm
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Jon3751
Jul 20, 2017 8:05 pm
bashworth
bashworth
18 July 2017

Dry creek bed

Dry creek bed

I did one around 10 years ago (see this link ; for some views of the garden after 6years) I excavated the stream bed using a self drive hired…

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bashworth
Jul 18, 2017 1:21 pm
bashworth
vgolfoz
vgolfoz
18 July 2017

Trailing/Cascading plant

Trailing/Cascading plant

Thanks. Cousin It! I love it.

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vgolfoz
Jul 18, 2017 10:27 am
eirrac
eirrac
18 July 2017

Dragon tree?

Dragon tree?

My parents have this in their yard. I used to think it was a type of yukka but its not. I think its either some sort of cordyline or a dracaena (there are heaps of…

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eirrac
Jul 18, 2017 9:43 am

Hi guys, I would love some advice from people regarding what to plant along the fence/driveway. I don't want to completely screen the fence but was thinking of putting…

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GrandPappyOfFunk
Jul 15, 2017 1:41 pm
Jason Kirkness
Jason Kirkness
7 July 2017

Soil Preparation for Empire Zoysia - can a pre made lawn mix

Soil Preparation for Empire Zoysia - can a pre made lawn mix

Hi I have looked partly though the thread I saw mention of Greenlife soils as being a quality supplier, I have used them for ready to plant mediums , Native mix. I…

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Jason Kirkness
Jul 07, 2017 6:22 pm
BeatrixKiddo
BeatrixKiddo
3 July 2017

"Foreign" Grass in Sir Walter

"Foreign" Grass in Sir Walter

Takes time to work, if it doesn't it's probably rye grass which won't last in the heat.

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BeatrixKiddo
Jul 03, 2017 4:44 pm
BeatrixKiddo
BeatrixKiddo
2 July 2017

Best time to plant trees - Melbourne

Best time to plant trees - Melbourne

Looks like the drainage around that tree could br poor... the plant is showing signs of being overwatered as the other trees are fine.

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BeatrixKiddo
Jul 02, 2017 11:43 pm
aloenyx
aloenyx
2 July 2017

Approx costs for landscaping and blinds?

Approx costs for landscaping and blinds?

I can share my costs, don't know if it will help. I'm building a 3bdr single storey house in VIC. For sheer blinds to 3 windows, sheers & blockout blinds to 2 windows,…

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aloenyx
Jul 02, 2017 4:40 pm
aloenyx
Dal01
Dal01
29 June 2017

New garden in a very rocky clay soil Brisbane block

New garden in a very rocky clay soil Brisbane block

Hi Corinda dream 2016, the best place I found for this information, quality plants at less than half price (for most) was the Rocklea Markets on Saturdays. We have just…

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Dal01
Jun 29, 2017 5:29 am
skycloud
skycloud
27 June 2017

Where can I find certified organic soil (in bulk) in Melbour

Where can I find certified organic soil (in bulk) in Melbour

Hi, I am looking for certified organic soil for the veggie beds I will be setting up and if decently priced will also use for the lawn. Any idea where I can buy in bulk in…

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skycloud
Jun 27, 2017 3:58 pm

Hi Guys, I was Googling for answers on how to revive my Sir Walter lawn plus remove "foreign" grass when I came across this thread. I hope it's not wrong to revive an…

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MadMax1412
Jun 26, 2017 12:46 pm
MadMax1412
felant
felant
23 June 2017

synthetic grass - Adelaide

synthetic grass - Adelaide

Considering laying synthetic grass in front yard (approx. 25 sq. m). Can anyone recommend company /…

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felant
Jun 23, 2017 6:23 pm
cheryl_0316
cheryl_0316
22 June 2017

Evil looking shrub

Evil looking shrub

It looks like a medicinal plant. :) Definitely, it has a purpose why it grows in your garden but feel free to let us know what you find out. :)

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cheryl_0316
Jun 22, 2017 10:07 pm

Do you need council approval?????

Do you need council approval?????

Hi guys, any would love your feedback from any other pergola builders in NSW Sydney. This really depends on the council. Where we live the local council does not require…

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pergolassydneyautho
Jun 20, 2017 5:25 pm
pergolassydneyautho

Hi, I was wondering if I could get some tips on where to find Mexican Beach Pebble in Sydney? I am looking for the blue/grey coloured pebble/river stone. I'm not wanting…

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Jayna
Jun 17, 2017 11:15 pm

Hello everyone, This is the third and last plant in our newly inherited garden that I'm having trouble identifying. I was worried at first that it could be knotweed…

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m1n3tt3
Jun 14, 2017 8:10 am
m1n3tt3
m1n3tt3
13 June 2017

Mystery tree identity

Mystery tree identity

Oh yes! That makes sense. Thanks! I had been thinking viburnum odoratissimum but couldn't work out why the scattering of dark red leaves.

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m1n3tt3
Jun 13, 2017 4:11 pm
greenwing
greenwing
13 June 2017

Unknown shrub

Unknown shrub

Photinia robusta

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greenwing
Jun 13, 2017 2:11 pm

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