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kek
kek
15 November 2016

IMPORTANT - PLEASE READ! Fu needs our help

IMPORTANT - PLEASE READ! Fu needs our help

Sorry for the very late reply; I've been MIA for quite a while... Flynn's fundraising page is still open, and the family are still battling in every way you can imagine.…

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kek
Nov 15, 2016 3:05 pm
kek
simply_sean
simply_sean
15 November 2016

New sod - Questions on seasol, powerfeed and molasses

New sod - Questions on seasol, powerfeed and molasses

Hi everyone, I've got new sod in my backyard that was laid about 10 days ago. The sod is just beginning to knit in really well and is getting harder to lift on the…

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simply_sean
Nov 15, 2016 2:37 pm
bg100
bg100
14 November 2016

Stone retaining wall - advice needed

Stone retaining wall - advice needed

Hi, just bumping this thread again. I have decided to go with a dry stack wall as I have found enough large rocks to do the job. I have read many varying opinions on…

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bg100
Nov 14, 2016 8:18 pm
Althom
Althom
13 November 2016

Landscaping ideas for back fence garden bed - need suggestio

Landscaping ideas for back fence garden bed - need suggestio

Similar situation. Put up a lattice frame and planted Star Jasmine. 5 years on lattice has all but disappeared under green growth and flowers

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Althom
Nov 13, 2016 10:24 pm
Althom
tomc
tomc
13 November 2016

Tree Removal in Brisbane

Tree Removal in Brisbane

Tall Timbers Tree Services offer superior service and knowledge in all aspects of the tree business.with a free no obligation quote.

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tomc
Nov 13, 2016 12:10 pm
kirk
kirk
9 November 2016

Irrigation main line above ground?

Irrigation main line above ground?

Nice one. Thanks for all the great info. Sound like keeping it above ground where I need to is the way to go.

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kirk
Nov 09, 2016 10:57 am
dleesteere
dleesteere
4 November 2016

Dark coloured liquid limestone

Dark coloured liquid limestone

Hi, I'm looking to resurface (i.e. spray) the tiles in my bathroom before I sell the house. I was hoping someone could recommend a company in Perth that does good quality…

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dleesteere
Nov 04, 2016 3:10 pm
djblurr
djblurr
3 November 2016

Sedgehammer

Sedgehammer

Hi there lads, I've got a quick question about this beauty product I found for killing nut grass - "Sedgehammer". The instructions say mix 1.3g into approx 10L and that…

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djblurr
Nov 03, 2016 4:05 pm
Crazyk
Crazyk
1 November 2016

Tree suggestions for side driveway

Tree suggestions for side driveway

Thanks shamuscassar will look at that

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Crazyk
Nov 01, 2016 6:22 am
Crazyk
shanil86
shanil86
30 October 2016

Front porch accessibility

Front porch accessibility

Thanks! Thinking of doing that, 190mm step from driveway with 1.2m wide pathway across, one step to porch, and at the end of the porch (base of the pillar) another 190mm step.

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shanil86
Oct 30, 2016 3:14 pm
greatwoodworker
greatwoodworker
30 October 2016

Bracing fence Post - Sturdy fence post without concrete

Bracing fence Post - Sturdy fence post without concrete

Hello, I did an abstract about my fence post bracing system. For a sturdy fence post without pooring concrete... it's the solution. Stesp ---> What do you think about it?

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greatwoodworker
Oct 30, 2016 6:14 am
greatwoodworker
jarunit
jarunit
29 October 2016

soil amendments - Sydney siders

soil amendments - Sydney siders
1, 2

Hi BeatrixKiddo, I am currently just about to start the process of removing/replacing existing lawn in backyard. I am doing it all this week and was also in two minds…

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jarunit
Oct 29, 2016 9:59 pm
6banga
6banga
29 October 2016

Seamungus Fertiliser

Seamungus Fertiliser

Hi Everyone. I put sown a whole bag of seamungos on my buffalo turf today its the plant variety as its all I could get. I just picked up handfuls and chucked it etc then…

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6banga
Oct 29, 2016 4:02 pm
MJT
MJT
27 October 2016

Timber Retaining Wall

Timber Retaining Wall

Timber is cheaper, and can look quite nice. Just be prepared to possibly have to do some maintenance or replacement of the wood in a few years. Also, don't let the soil…

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MJT
Oct 27, 2016 10:14 pm
braddy_
braddy_
27 October 2016

Rendered front fence

Rendered front fence

Hello, Our house is hopefully about to start getting built. I am considering getting our front fence done in a brick (cinder block?) Rendered look. Who type of trade…

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braddy_
Oct 27, 2016 6:12 am
TomCat
TomCat
27 October 2016

How long have you kept plants in pots before planting?

How long have you kept plants in pots before planting?

I started buying my plants (palms) in pots three years ago. Repotted once into very big pots. They got pretty established. Saved a lot of money

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TomCat
Oct 27, 2016 12:49 am
TomCat
vonsta76
vonsta76
26 October 2016

Landscaping labourer?

Landscaping labourer?

Check out this site for info on landscaping. Might find a landscaper too! https://nswlandscaping.wordpress.com/

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vonsta76
Oct 26, 2016 8:14 am
vonsta76
IncredibleBulk
IncredibleBulk
24 October 2016

Help me decide - Complete backyard do-over

Help me decide - Complete backyard do-over

Decided to put this on hold until next year. Will be a constant struggle to keep the wild grass out until they finish building behind us

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IncredibleBulk
Oct 24, 2016 8:30 am
6banga
6banga
22 October 2016

Buffalo sod worm/army worm attack

Buffalo sod worm/army worm attack

Hi There On your second link I have the white ones shown that look like witch grubs. I'm pretty sure its probably going to turn into a plagu population that's why I would…

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6banga
Oct 22, 2016 7:10 am
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its
Oct 19, 2016 2:25 pm
Charley
Charley
17 October 2016

How to get my new grass green again

How to get my new grass green again

Have you tried watering with seasol?

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Charley
Oct 17, 2016 8:33 pm
BL35ED
BL35ED
16 October 2016

Concrete Driveway options

Concrete Driveway options

Yeap im leaning the same way...

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BL35ED
Oct 16, 2016 2:10 pm
Cranzy
Cranzy
16 October 2016

Required compost for new lawn.

Required compost for new lawn.

Thanks for the info. So you are saying you don't really enrich the soil as it is just sand which holds no water and nutrients?

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Cranzy
Oct 16, 2016 12:32 pm
Cranzy
shazaw
shazaw
16 October 2016

Plant Recommendations Narrow Retaining wall/Fenve

Plant Recommendations Narrow Retaining wall/Fenve

Hi Franky, take a look at these as well. Clematis vine Hardenbergia Pigface flowers Seaside daisies / Beach Aster Happy gardening:-D viewtopic.php?=31&t=81624

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shazaw
Oct 16, 2016 10:46 am
paulm29
paulm29
13 October 2016

Plants around Pool

Plants around Pool

Hi All, For the last couple weeks my wife and I have been visiting websites and places such as Bunnings and Master for plants around the pool area. Basically we love…

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paulm29
Oct 13, 2016 2:04 pm
Robina
Robina
13 October 2016

Deciduous Trees

Deciduous Trees

We have chosen a mature non fruiting pear for the front garden Nth aspect and three mature liquid ambers on the street verge Eastern aspect. We're on a corner block. They…

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Robina
Oct 13, 2016 11:38 am
Robina
jarunit
jarunit
13 October 2016

Laying new turf queries

Laying new turf queries

Lynne, thank you for your reply and checking with your husband, that seems like it would be the ideal alternative, if we can simply dig out and get rid of the old top…

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jarunit
Oct 13, 2016 9:22 am

Can some one please advice whether this is leaf curl fungus (Taphrina deformans) that has affected our nectarine tree? Please advice how it can be treated / avoided…

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chaitu_madala
Oct 12, 2016 10:37 am
grom40
grom40
11 October 2016

Plant Recommendation - Low Border & Pleached Hedges

Plant Recommendation - Low Border & Pleached Hedges

Hi all, I realise I'm coming to this conversation a bit late and unsure if the OP is still around but have you considered pleaching bamboo? (the clumping type, obviously)…

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grom40
Oct 11, 2016 10:54 am
grom40
vgolfoz
vgolfoz
11 October 2016

Pulling out Magnolia Little

Pulling out Magnolia Little

Thanks for that. Yes I agree. Wasn't thinking of asking much at all but just wasn't sure if anyone would be interested. I may just list them and be upfront and say they…

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vgolfoz
Oct 11, 2016 10:45 am

I am needing some advice. We are needing to retain close to a yet to be completed driveway and I unsure which if any should go first. Should the retaining wall be done…

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mim_feher
Oct 10, 2016 9:52 pm
Philip_J
Philip_J
10 October 2016

Is this the sort of Organic Compost to use for soil prep?

Is this the sort of Organic Compost to use for soil prep?

Thanks for your reply. I've found a pic from their site and it looks pretty good. As far as i can tell from their documented process it seems like a pretty good product.…

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Philip_J
Oct 10, 2016 12:10 pm

Ok so here is the latest on my garden. Hadn't been doing much due to the wet weather but pulled the finger out over the last 4 wks

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Crazyk
Oct 09, 2016 2:29 pm
Crazyk

We're building on a fairly flat block, 15m frontage and kind of triangular with 35m along the perpendicular border. We engaged a custom builder due to the strange shape of…

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Henzilla
Oct 08, 2016 4:00 pm
Henzilla
Shauno_23
Shauno_23
8 October 2016

Grass drainage problem please help

Grass drainage problem please help

Thanks for the reply. Yeah definitely a bigger job than I thought. What about if I gradually raise the level with the underlay. Maybe 10mm now and 10 mm middle of spring…

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Shauno_23
Oct 08, 2016 10:13 am
greatwoodworker
greatwoodworker
8 October 2016

Sheet Mulching Method - How to sheet mulch steps

Sheet Mulching Method - How to sheet mulch steps

Hello, I built some garden beds in front yard. Using sheet mulchoing method. My steps ---> Comments?

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greatwoodworker
Oct 08, 2016 10:02 am
greatwoodworker

Hi guys I thinking of choose F20 exposed aggregate mix from outwest for my concrete to pour down I have been shown a few houses he done but they are all very recent jobs…

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Drekko
Oct 06, 2016 8:21 am
Drekko
6banga
6banga
5 October 2016

Fertilisation for Buffalo Lawn

Fertilisation for Buffalo Lawn

Hi Everyone After some help on my buffalo lawn I have added shirleys 17 lawn fertiliser but also wondering If I should get some chicken poo dynamic lifter to give it a…

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6banga
Oct 05, 2016 6:58 pm
algernon
algernon
3 October 2016

Hedging close to wall question

Hedging close to wall question

Looks like photinia - their roots are nowhere near as invasive as other species, and I'd be surprised if they caused any issues on their own. Personally, I'd be more…

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algernon
Oct 03, 2016 9:10 pm
mb21
mb21
30 September 2016

Advise - laying decorative gravel around stepping stone path

Advise - laying decorative gravel around stepping stone path

I wouldn't bother with the weed mat at all all it does is trap all the dirt ect that's washed down through the gravel over the years. Make sure the ground is clean (no…

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mb21
Sep 30, 2016 7:50 am
FranticD
FranticD
26 September 2016

Top soil

Top soil

Hi, My lawn hasnt been top soiled or treated since it was laid in 2010. I am looking at top soiling it to fix with any sunken sections (especially where the mailman…

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FranticD
Sep 26, 2016 12:02 pm
LynneB
LynneB
25 September 2016

Mixing different types of buffalo grass

Mixing different types of buffalo grass

A couple of rolls? You can't stick them in the boot of your car? Get a friend with a ute? I wouldn't be mixing turf varieties.

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LynneB
Sep 25, 2016 3:58 pm
LynneB
luca.321
luca.321
25 September 2016

How much deposit should you pay for a landscaping job?

How much deposit should you pay for a landscaping job?

Also note most of them have payments at 30days with their suppliers...

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luca.321
Sep 25, 2016 11:27 am
greatwoodworker
greatwoodworker
23 September 2016

Pond Waterfall and Wall Waterfall Building Steps

Pond Waterfall and Wall Waterfall Building Steps

Hello, I built a pond waterfall and a wall waterfall next to my big pond. Idea for using your flagstone and stacking tips. Steps ----> Comments?

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greatwoodworker
Sep 23, 2016 6:03 am
greatwoodworker
bg100
bg100
19 September 2016

Retaining Wall Advice/Help/Opinions/Comments

Retaining Wall Advice/Help/Opinions/Comments

Did you use proper slotted 90mm stormwater pipe http://www.iplex.com.au/iplex.php?page= ... =13&sec=86 or the all too often used but cheaper flexible pipe ?

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bg100
Sep 19, 2016 3:03 pm


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