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SaveH2O
SaveH2O
7 May 2018

Rainwater Garden

Rainwater Garden

Have you done a forum search? Melbourne Water website is informative. https://www.melbournewater.com.au/commu ... aingardens

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SaveH2O
May 07, 2018 6:37 pm
SaveH2O
aussieta
aussieta
5 May 2018

irrigation for acreage

irrigation for acreage

we have 2 acres that will mostly be used for horses looking at some irrigation ideas looks like i am going to need multiple large water tanks looking at this sprinkler

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aussieta
May 05, 2018 6:08 pm
aussieta

Hi all We'll be filling in some of the building cut from around out house, which means we'll have to put retaining walls there, but I have no idea how to approach…

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Mikes005
May 05, 2018 4:52 pm
Mikes005
onewhite
onewhite
3 May 2018

Hi everyone

Hi everyone

They probably just need your suburb and state Take your address out first though

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onewhite
May 03, 2018 7:24 am
meowys
meowys
29 April 2018

Half or full landscape for backyard.

Half or full landscape for backyard.

Ah, sorry, 1m x 7.6m. Good point regarding having some low maintenance and basic plants. Thanks all.

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meowys
Apr 29, 2018 7:55 pm
henry007a
henry007a
25 April 2018

WA - Coastal brown ants

WA - Coastal brown ants
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Hi, I bought Amdro from Bunnings. On first day, I was so happy to see the ants take the stuff away, back to their nests. However, when I applied again on second day…

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henry007a
Apr 25, 2018 10:42 pm
onewhite
onewhite
24 April 2018

Pittosporum hedge - can we sell or just cut it down?

Pittosporum hedge - can we sell or just cut it down?

Thanks ;) I haven't advertised yet, as we are in the very early stages of figuring out what we want to do with the backyard and I wanted to gauge interest in whether we…

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onewhite
Apr 24, 2018 11:04 am
mynameisjonas
mynameisjonas
24 April 2018

Garden Help needed - Melbourne

Garden Help needed - Melbourne

Hi CrazyK - just came across this - we used diggers.com.au service - we are members, it was incredibly affordable and Keith did an amazing job! Would highly recommend!

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mynameisjonas
Apr 24, 2018 10:35 am
Gaudi
Gaudi
14 April 2018

Pruning Fig Tree - how to

Pruning Fig Tree - how to

https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/edible ... -trees.htm Best time to prune is winter in Melbourne after the short but delicious fruiting season is well and truly over.

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Gaudi
Apr 14, 2018 3:45 pm
Matt Fence Finish
Matt Fence Finish
12 April 2018

Garden Kerbing Edging prices Perth?

Garden Kerbing Edging prices Perth?

Hi all, My wife and I are looking at having a air…

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Matt Fence Finish
Apr 12, 2018 4:20 pm
Matt Fence Finish
cat_dunc
cat_dunc
3 April 2018

Garden (post project build) Sydney-Parramatta

Garden (post project build) Sydney-Parramatta
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Great plant selections and well done on the DIY lighting and irrigation rig.

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cat_dunc
Apr 03, 2018 11:57 am
cat_dunc

Hi there Just joined your forum and was hoping for some usual and friendly advise. Can you please Identify from the image what this is, I am assuming it is a weed, as it…

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-greenfingers
Apr 02, 2018 8:31 am
MrsT12
MrsT12
28 March 2018

Tree help (Victoria)

Tree help (Victoria)

Hi! We still haven’t done a great deal, whoops! We planted a cleaveland ornamental pear in the centre of the front yard, and it’s doing great (has a few super heavy…

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MrsT12
Mar 28, 2018 2:35 pm
MrsT12
TheBigHouse
TheBigHouse
27 March 2018

Stormwater not deep enough - protect/replace?

Stormwater not deep enough - protect/replace?

Did you use SN4 90mm stormwater or the ordinary SN2?

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TheBigHouse
Mar 27, 2018 1:03 pm
vikushivu
vikushivu
21 March 2018

Landscaping / Artificial Grass - Contact (Brisbane West )

Landscaping / Artificial Grass - Contact (Brisbane West )

Hello, Have you chosen the right artificial grass? We offer different levels of artificial grass for our customers and also provide professional installation…

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vikushivu
Mar 21, 2018 10:55 am
Mikes005
Mikes005
19 March 2018

Recommendations for diggers / landscape gardeners - Melb

Recommendations for diggers / landscape gardeners - Melb

Hi, all We've had a garden designer plan a garden for us in the backyard which will require a hefty bit of digging and leveling (around 20 by 18 metres with a 1.5 metre…

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Mikes005
Mar 19, 2018 12:33 pm
Mikes005
andrei84
andrei84
14 March 2018

Lilly Pilli Dying

Lilly Pilli Dying

Hi all, first post! I planted Lilly Pilli (Compact) in a garden bed which has a retaining wall on the neighbours side. The side common with the neighbours beautiful…

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andrei84
Mar 14, 2018 8:54 pm
pandibabi
pandibabi
14 March 2018

Can anyone identify these plants?

Can anyone identify these plants?

Thanks guys! Much appreciated!

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pandibabi
Mar 14, 2018 4:23 pm
pandibabi
CG Scardycat
CG Scardycat
12 March 2018

Retaining wall question

Retaining wall question

Sorry for the very late response. Thanks Steve Mc, i didn't think of that. I know nothing about retaining walls at all. Shazaw i wish i could, but we have a 1m cut…

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CG Scardycat
Mar 12, 2018 6:00 am
littleredrobyn
littleredrobyn
11 March 2018

What type of timber is this fence?

What type of timber is this fence?

ok great thanks! :) :) I am organising some fencing quotes now so hopefully I can achieve this look

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littleredrobyn
Mar 11, 2018 8:23 am
danu garden care
danu garden care
9 March 2018

Lily Pilly with Brown leaves

Lily Pilly with Brown leaves

Bit late now but it needs a bit of regular water to get it tbrough the peak heat. If your plant is stressed like this without evidence of pests or disease seasol or…

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danu garden care
Mar 09, 2018 1:33 pm

Hi all :-) Im hopeing to get some advice on harsh trimming the tree in the image. I presume its a cypress. I need to get it shorter and would also like to take a lot of the…

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danu garden care
Mar 09, 2018 1:23 pm
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 9:45 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 9:31 am
Michelle
Michelle
19 February 2018

Hard work pays off

Hard work pays off

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 9:15 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 7:16 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 12:03 pm

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faykis
Feb 02, 2018 5:18 pm
faykis
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 3:14 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 7:41 pm
mr singh
NthHome
NthHome
26 January 2018

Shade tolerant grass with Blue Couch

Shade tolerant grass with Blue Couch

What about sapphire

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NthHome
Jan 26, 2018 8:08 am

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 10:03 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 3:29 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 3:28 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 2:03 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 9:48 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 9:48 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 1:53 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 9:15 pm
Lakeside Paving

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Phil8
Jan 06, 2018 11:27 am
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 8:02 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 9:57 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 10:32 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 8:20 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 8:57 am
cinder
cinder
19 December 2017

Is this quote reasonable??

Is this quote reasonable??
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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 9:54 am
cinder
Frankeh
Frankeh
14 December 2017

Grass ID please

Grass ID please

thanks steve

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Frankeh
Dec 14, 2017 3:49 am

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