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Saint Mike
Saint Mike
4 January 2013

Any idea's what this plant maybe be?

Any idea's what this plant maybe be?

Its great to know something ... :lol: I can't believe the learning…

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Saint Mike
Jan 04, 2013 11:54 am
Saint Mike
akashra
akashra
4 January 2013

Plants suggestions >

Plants suggestions >

What about a Correa or a Callistemon? They might give you some of the same properties you were looking for in a Kangaroo paw. Both are available in all kinds of colours,…

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akashra
Jan 04, 2013 11:46 am
Merlin
Merlin
2 January 2013

Beetle I.D please

Beetle I.D please

Definitely Ringo :lol:

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Merlin
Jan 02, 2013 12:42 pm
akashra
akashra
31 December 2012

Shinning river pebbles

Shinning river pebbles

Bit of sand and the pebbles in some kind of large cylinder - eg, a cement mixer.

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akashra
Dec 31, 2012 11:39 pm
D101
D101
31 December 2012

Extending a sandstone wall

Extending a sandstone wall

I have started to extend a sandstone wall (on top of a pre-existing wall) and due to trying to do this for the first time, have been running into some difficulties. I was…

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D101
Dec 31, 2012 11:04 pm
kexkez
kexkez
30 December 2012

Just finished building a house.. about to Landscape *pics

Just finished building a house.. about to Landscape *pics

hi annne did you add in some good soil and blend it with the existing stuff beneath your garden and lawn as well? Is your soil taking in the water? Stick a finger down…

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kexkez
Dec 30, 2012 5:40 pm
kexkez
Saint Mike
Saint Mike
30 December 2012

Pavermaker

Pavermaker

I know this is an old post but just wondering if you (or anyone else) ended up purchasing one they look like a great idea almost to good to be true…

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Saint Mike
Dec 30, 2012 3:37 pm
Saint Mike
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BeatrixKiddo
Dec 29, 2012 5:18 pm
Treeseachanger
Treeseachanger
29 December 2012

So, the sun shines out of your dog’s bottom…

So, the sun shines out of your dog’s bottom…
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Another reason to spend more hours in the day on the net ::hyst::

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Treeseachanger
Dec 29, 2012 11:30 am

hi there! we have just purchased our first home.. yay! we need to do something to the back yard though. we have a 1 year old daughter and there is no grass, just…

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overwhelmed83
Dec 28, 2012 12:55 pm
bluebudz
bluebudz
27 December 2012

Appropriate turf for Melbourne

Appropriate turf for Melbourne
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Hi Fu, I am in Hoppers Crossing, Melbourne west, just planning to put a new turf both for the front and backyard. I and my wife had planned to put Kenda kikuyu, empire…

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bluebudz
Dec 27, 2012 2:20 pm
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Saint Mike
Dec 27, 2012 11:14 am
Saint Mike
mattjk
mattjk
25 December 2012

Questions re soaker hoses,

Questions re soaker hoses,

Sorry once again for the slow reply - that time of year, and all that. Or do you have hoses coming off both sides of the 2 way splitter at the…

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mattjk
Dec 25, 2012 9:21 pm
Saint Mike
Saint Mike
23 December 2012

Gate Ideas.

Gate Ideas.

So stain it or oil you mean. Maybe…

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Saint Mike
Dec 23, 2012 8:29 am
Saint Mike
casdyson1
casdyson1
22 December 2012

Dark grey fence colour??

Dark grey fence colour??

If you can let me know how to post a photo am happy to do so. About to start painting the back fence tomorrow (big job, ahhh), it's good to know that a landscaper uses it…

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casdyson1
Dec 22, 2012 7:13 pm
selina2106
selina2106
21 December 2012

Easy vege garden in a hurry!

Easy vege garden in a hurry!

Thanks for the info! Sounds great and fairly easy :)

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selina2106
Dec 21, 2012 11:12 pm
Adrian008
Adrian008
19 December 2012

Aluminium Slat Fencing - Melbourne

Aluminium Slat Fencing - Melbourne

Ive come across aluminium slat fencing however, can anyone recommend places I can contact to get them to come out and quote and install? Im located in ther northern…

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Adrian008
Dec 19, 2012 10:14 am

Hi, I planted 3x 8 foot silver birches in august and one is starting to get yellow leaves, and I also noticed that a couple of the lower branches on one side are dead.…

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doogs82
Dec 17, 2012 12:30 am
scotty78
scotty78
16 December 2012

Sirwalter help please

Sirwalter help please

We have 2 small dogs and buy these dog rocks things from the pet store (you put them in their water bowl) and this helps for us. Note: With buffalo grass you can probably…

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scotty78
Dec 16, 2012 12:47 pm
Liliana
Liliana
16 December 2012

Is this a Parlor Palm?

Is this a Parlor Palm?

Can anyone tell me if this is a Parlor Palm? I know it is looking pretty sick. We have just repotted it but are struggling to find anywhere it is happy in the new home. …

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Liliana
Dec 16, 2012 9:16 am
building-expert
building-expert
14 December 2012

What could be causing an allergic reaction in my dog

What could be causing an allergic reaction in my dog

Chemicals used as termite barriers are toxic, what is your termite protection?

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building-expert
Dec 14, 2012 8:14 pm
building-expert
abbeybox
abbeybox
13 December 2012

Moss rocks in WA

Moss rocks in WA

Hi Does anyone know where you can get moss rocks in Perth, prefer south of the river? cheers

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abbeybox
Dec 13, 2012 2:22 pm
Lunchtime
Lunchtime
13 December 2012

CROP KING 88 FOR LAWN????

CROP KING 88 FOR LAWN????

CK does a great job on getting grass to grow. However its a short term solution rather than a self sustaining healthy lawn

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Lunchtime
Dec 13, 2012 12:44 pm
Adam.M
Adam.M
10 December 2012

Help with Sir Walter

Help with Sir Walter

What might be happening to your lawn is a thing called scalping. Scalping is where the lawn is cut too low and the grass is “scalped” of it’s green leaf that…

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Adam.M
Dec 10, 2012 12:23 pm
Saint Mike
Saint Mike
9 December 2012

Tips on drains in Gardens etc.

Tips on drains in Gardens etc.

Thanks BW. The Aggie sounds the way to go.

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Saint Mike
Dec 09, 2012 10:14 am
Saint Mike
kornjen
kornjen
9 December 2012

white cowra turning yellow

white cowra turning yellow

is there a way you can stop white cowra pebbles from turning yellow? how do you clean white cowra pebbles aside from pressure washing it? I noticed some of my neighbors…

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kornjen
Dec 09, 2012 7:19 am
chripark69
chripark69
8 December 2012

Timber Decking WA

Timber Decking WA

Same here just seems hellish expensive tbh

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chripark69
Dec 08, 2012 11:40 pm
chripark69
kbona
kbona
8 December 2012

Garden Rocks - Melb West , where to buy them, good price !

Garden Rocks - Melb West , where to buy them, good price !

I want to order a fair amount of garden rocks for our front and back garden. Hs anyone already done their homwork and shopped prices around Taylors Hill, Hillside, Melton,…

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kbona
Dec 08, 2012 2:40 pm
Treeseachanger
Treeseachanger
8 December 2012

What trees are these?

What trees are these?

We have two types of chinese cedar. The only one that turns pink is the Flamingo variety. The other one just stays green. The Flamingo's new growth is spectacular lolly…

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Treeseachanger
Dec 08, 2012 1:25 pm
Treeseachanger
Treeseachanger
8 December 2012

Dichondra repens as lawn

Dichondra repens as lawn

Dichondra is a good ground cover for the right situation but doesn't take "traffic". It enjoys damp soil and doesn't like being allowed to dry out. It copes with shade…

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Treeseachanger
Dec 08, 2012 12:38 am
JazzyJess
JazzyJess
7 December 2012

Front garden help/ideas

Front garden help/ideas

Instead of trying to remember what I read I found some information http://unsafeproducts.eu/2007/10/12/orn ... n-torches/ but this is somebody else's front yard thread so…

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JazzyJess
Dec 07, 2012 8:37 pm
Liliana
Liliana
7 December 2012

Windbreaks in suburbia

Windbreaks in suburbia

Hi Lex, Thanks for having a think about this for me. What you are saying makes sense because if the house behind us isn't acting as a windbreak probably no little hedge…

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Liliana
Dec 07, 2012 6:00 pm
bashworth
bashworth
7 December 2012

Building up a terrace

Building up a terrace

The wall isn't really going to be that high - it is perhaps 15 cm at the moment and I wanted to add another 20 cm on top of this. Would bondcrete…

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bashworth
Dec 07, 2012 5:49 am
bashworth
Ribbon
Ribbon
6 December 2012

Suggestions for tough turf for sandy soil, cold climate

Suggestions for tough turf for sandy soil, cold climate

Hey guys We are a long way off laying turf, but its never too early to plan right ::celeb:: I have slightly special needs for my lawn. In effect what I am looking to build is…

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Ribbon
Dec 06, 2012 6:28 am
roadrunner14
roadrunner14
5 December 2012

When to weed n feed prickle patch

When to weed n feed prickle patch

Any time the weeds are growing you will usually get a kill but in this case the burrs (looks like creeping oxalis) have formed and it would have already spread seeds for…

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roadrunner14
Dec 05, 2012 9:49 am
SaveH2O
SaveH2O
4 December 2012

5000L Slimline Water Tank

5000L Slimline Water Tank

Is this building surveyor registered? Many are…

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SaveH2O
Dec 04, 2012 9:40 pm
SaveH2O
RocksInHead
RocksInHead
3 December 2012

Sugar Cane mulch for a vegie garden

Sugar Cane mulch for a vegie garden

Most definitely. Have tried pea straw and other bailed hay but found they were full of seeds (both weed and pea) and rather light so the birds have a field day. I have…

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RocksInHead
Dec 03, 2012 10:16 pm
bashworth
bashworth
2 December 2012

Stormwater easement - fence / vertical garden / terracing

Stormwater easement - fence / vertical garden / terracing

There is no problem with fences in the easement, as long as the posts don't go deep enough to damage the pipe. The same thing with changing the levels, Although if you…

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bashworth
Dec 02, 2012 2:38 pm
bashworth

Just my usual little gem problems. They are looking really average at the moment. Pic below. I think my wife…

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vgolfer
Nov 29, 2012 10:10 pm
CindyHelens
CindyHelens
29 November 2012

Patio and Garden Ideas. Need Your Help Here, Please!

Patio and Garden Ideas. Need Your Help Here, Please!

Hi abbigailyoung care to show us some photos of your patio space and garden? :)

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CindyHelens
Nov 29, 2012 6:39 pm
CindyHelens
JazzyJess
JazzyJess
28 November 2012

silver sheens pottosporums

silver sheens pottosporums

I can tell you from experience that the cheaper smaller ones can catch up pretty quick to the bigger ones. I've even seen some of those pitto's as tubestock if you want…

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JazzyJess
Nov 28, 2012 5:42 pm
abbeybox
abbeybox
27 November 2012

Fruit vines for my trellis

Fruit vines for my trellis

Hi All I am constructing a 14m long trellis against the back fence. I want to put some fruit bearing vines on there. We are near Mandurah in WA and not far from the…

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abbeybox
Nov 27, 2012 2:55 pm
BeatrixKiddo
BeatrixKiddo
27 November 2012

uneven Sirwalter

uneven Sirwalter

Top dress a little at a time, you want the leaves poking through each time you do it. Ideally use the same soil the landscaper used as underlay.

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BeatrixKiddo
Nov 27, 2012 9:31 am
humble
humble
26 November 2012

What happened to my lawn

What happened to my lawn
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Thats why you aerate.. just on that.. I mixed top soil with the zeolite, after about 4 weeks most of it disappeared. I assume underneath the…

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humble
Nov 26, 2012 2:40 pm


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