Landscape & Garden Design
dead looking turf rolls
Really they just needs frequent watering but don't leave them soggy all the time.
Given enough water to prevent them drying/dieing out completely and enough time they…
hi all, I got a call from the building company today and they said I need to have a rough copy of how im going to have my landscaping done, and to just add where im having…
Landscape Design HELP
It also has to do with $$$$. I agree with strawlizzy with the suggestions...but if the lawn is done properly it can be a really good view from the pool to the…
Jul 20, 2014 10:23 pm
Well I can't view your pictures at the moment to determine how bad it is.
If most of the damage has been done, you can just leave it and it will eventually re-grow.
Can't really redirect them without MAJOR earthworks. They sit in, and the outflow is into, a natural swale. However, it's unfortunately relatively flat and the water just…
Landscape design only?
Is there anything like the free Sketchup but for 2D landscaping. All the software I have come across is paid for.
Help identifying plant.
ha yeah sorry about that, should have rotated the image first.
That's the one! Thanks very much. Got heaps of them in the backyard of new place.
Jul 12, 2014 7:55 pm
Landscape help for new construction
Due to my lack of knowledge i just grabbed whatever i could find. At the time i went to the local library here and borrowed an app made by Sierra, called 3d Garden…
Turf Query for Melbourne
Mine is not looking good.. I have put 100sqm of Palmetto and been over 5 weeks.. all edges are showing and looks a bit…
Landscaper recommedations- Melbourne
I am in the north western suburbs and am about to sell my property. My 12year old garden is in need of a huge makeover! Can you guys please let me know of any…
Poor Quality Water?
My thoughts would be you should be using molasses and seasol/seaweed solution to improve the health of your soil ecosystems, as discussed here (section 4.0 after care)-
Jul 08, 2014 4:43 pm
Reticulation quotes in Perth
Im sorry I can't remember who it was. They were one of the traders in the back of the Joondalup times, I think his name was Gary and yes he did a grand job.
creating a concrete step for exit door
We are in the Wollongong area and also on a sloping block so we had to have drop edge beams which meant steps were required outside the laundry. Our build was 2½ years…
front retaining wall setback
We are building on a sloped property in Casey Council Victoria.
We are looking at building a retaining wall using austral heron blocks with a concrete footing…
Jun 24, 2014 3:18 pm
Dog wee causing patchy lawn
This may sound really dumb, but why not train the dogs not to pee on the lawn? I have two dogs myself and when I first put down my lawn a couple of years ago I had the…
Jun 22, 2014 11:40 am
Mini-retaining wall from house bricks
In our back yard we currently have 2 different levels, 10cm apart. To simplify this we'd like to build a small retaining wall at the back fence (which is build on a…
How do you water your lawn?
How much was it? Shocked as in so cheap, or shocked as in so expensive?
Cost can depend on automation and size of your garden, and time due to difficult terrain etc.
Under planting roses
I was wondering if anyone has had any experience with Gardenia Radicans as a ground-cover under standard roses??
We are almost about to start our landscaping and…
Show me your garden!!
Sir Snagger I love your garden, especially the bed with the pots and vertical herb garden and the contrasting paths/gravel in front with the beautiful grasses
Jun 14, 2014 10:40 pm
Jun 12, 2014 10:41 pm
I have had Camelias but they were in a shady position and gave no trouble. They were also very hardy because they frequently went without water for long periods when I was…
Jun 10, 2014 11:10 am
Plants for hedging in Tiered garden
I have just constructed a two tiered sleeper wall. The first level is 875mm high, the second spaced 1200mm back is also 875mm at the highest point. In the middle are…
Diy garden or Pro?
We will be DIYing, but enjoy it, and have lots of ideas of what we want to do. A landscaper would be good if you have no idea where to start and what you are after.
Jun 05, 2014 11:04 am
Please help me choose some veg varieties
Just buy a plant for the strawberries, that's what we did and they grew pretty quickly. Nothing like fresh berries off the plants. Just watch out for the slugs and snails…
Fence typical measurements
Do you mean that you are proposing a brick fence with slat infill? That's what it sounds like. Often people do brick piers at centres of 2.5 - 3.5m. It may…
Weeping Japanese Maple Sydney
Thanks for the tips. Andreasen didn't have any in stock from their stock list so will try Sydney Plant Market. When you say expensive, are we expecting $1000 or $2000 each?
Termites in the garden - Perth
As termites are moving through the ground all the time then don't do nothing, except for checking that there are no mud tunnels running up from the ground on the…
Fake Turf and Dogs
From a dog training point of view - for your older dog just be aware that dogs are very tactile so may not want to do 'business' on something that feels different…
Fencing in Perth
A friend runs his own fencing and landscaping business down in Bouvard but travels up Perth way. Give him a buzz and tell him jonno sent you. 0408269445
May 27, 2014 12:54 am