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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
Dollar
Dollar
26 November 2012

help-new house needs landscaping (Perth)

help-new house needs landscaping (Perth)

Hi Natcox, I'm curious to know the size of your backyard and why the the reason you have selected a tree that grows about 3m in height. I thought of a Corymbia for the…

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Dollar
Nov 26, 2012 5:59 am
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Saint Mike
Nov 25, 2012 11:06 am
Saint Mike
Saint Mike
Saint Mike
25 November 2012

Trees or hedges along fence lines

Trees or hedges along fence lines

Might I add - I was and still am - great mates with my neighbour from my last house. BUT - his habit of growing trees and creepers along the fence line drove me mad. …

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Saint Mike
Nov 25, 2012 11:01 am
Saint Mike
PHL
PHL
25 November 2012

Espaliering fig against wall

Espaliering fig against wall

Managed to find Ronstan, a company that makes a system. For those interested... http://www.ronstanrigging.com/arch_au/AGS2R.asp

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PHL
Nov 25, 2012 7:29 am
mecha-wombat
mecha-wombat
24 November 2012

Best organic non-liquid fertilizers for Sir Walter?

Best organic non-liquid fertilizers for Sir Walter?

I used Dino fert but it does have a slight smell. which dissapates quite quick after you water it in well

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mecha-wombat
Nov 24, 2012 5:08 pm
mecha-wombat

Hi All, I am looking at getting an entrance fence constructed in the new year. However I am unsure about how to find a fencing contractor who will do a good job on it. …

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Gerbz
Nov 23, 2012 10:09 pm
OneTreeFalling
OneTreeFalling
23 November 2012

Unknown Plant Sprouted in Pot on Balcony

Unknown Plant Sprouted in Pot on Balcony

It looks so strong and determined, I wouldn't want to cut it down so it's great you've moved it to its own pot.

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OneTreeFalling
Nov 23, 2012 2:57 pm
mikeg12
mikeg12
23 November 2012

Help in Adelaide

Help in Adelaide

Living Pictures aren't too bad - i have used these guys for first consult and design. http://www.livingpictures-landscapegard ... m.au/home/ But I have an appointment in…

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mikeg12
Nov 23, 2012 9:00 am
Surfnturf
Surfnturf
22 November 2012

Herb Garden (need advice first,please)

Herb Garden (need advice first,please)

Thanks heykaramba for the response. I actually rang the company that makes Zero and they said exactly the same thing to me so I did it about a week ago .I will start to…

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Surfnturf
Nov 22, 2012 11:20 pm
travelbug
travelbug
22 November 2012

Sandstone

Sandstone

A friend has about 100 tons of sandstone in St Ives area. He has a bobcat and can help load truck, ute or trailer. Can also arrange for a 12 ton truck to deliver for…

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travelbug
Nov 22, 2012 10:37 pm
PHL
PHL
21 November 2012

Retic controller - hard wired vs plug in

Retic controller - hard wired vs plug in

If it's like my controller, the outdoor version has the transformer built into the controller box. There is a lower panel that can be opened, and a normal cable with a…

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PHL
Nov 21, 2012 10:27 pm
Human Potato
Human Potato
21 November 2012

Reln Srain drain advice needed.

Reln Srain drain advice needed.

Hello, I will soon be running a long straight length of Reln rain drain through some concrete in my front yard (a total of 11 metres in a straight line). When I say…

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Human Potato
Nov 21, 2012 8:17 pm
noki388
noki388
20 November 2012

Recpmmendations for Perth Lawn and Reticulation Installer

Recpmmendations for Perth Lawn and Reticulation Installer

thanks dons80, can you give me the SOR company details. everyone seems busy at this time of the year.

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noki388
Nov 20, 2012 4:12 pm
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braclajomi
Nov 19, 2012 7:24 pm
oldmacdonald
oldmacdonald
18 November 2012

Grass, grass and more grass.......

Grass, grass and more grass.......

Another thought....... I have a huge, HUGE! mound of old pine needles and mulchy fine stuff that I hand raked from under all the pine trees (been on the soil for 50 or…

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oldmacdonald
Nov 18, 2012 3:59 pm

So here is final product out the front, it has taken a while and some hard work, but now it is done and now the plants are starting to come on strong there is plenty of…

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KeeperSD
Nov 17, 2012 10:05 pm
miss_petepie
miss_petepie
17 November 2012

Top Dressing / Levelling

Top Dressing / Levelling

we did ours about a month ago and its really taken off. great green colour and thicker than before. we used a mix of different sands, animal manure and organic soil :) now…

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miss_petepie
Nov 17, 2012 2:55 pm
miss_petepie
candycandy
candycandy
14 November 2012

Spreading excess fill over site - Is it a bad idea?

Spreading excess fill over site - Is it a bad idea?

Soil dug out is going to expand at a much greater ratio. It is very deceiving. Even though it looks like a lot, when it compacts you might find it will be enough for…

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candycandy
Nov 14, 2012 10:58 pm
Treeseachanger
Treeseachanger
14 November 2012

Native plant advice

Native plant advice

Have you had an exceptionally cold or frosty winter there? Some varieties are frost-sensitive...

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Treeseachanger
Nov 14, 2012 6:31 pm
KeeperSD
KeeperSD
12 November 2012

NAKED FARMER???

NAKED FARMER???

It appears that Masters are stocking Naked Farmer, my local store has a whole pallet of it. Grabbed a couple of bags this afternoon for myself

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KeeperSD
Nov 12, 2012 9:00 pm
ring09
ring09
12 November 2012

Any electricians out there - question on Water Feature

Any electricians out there - question on Water Feature

If your removing the 240v pump you could possibly do it your self, either way there is no guarantee that it will work, the pump may not…

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ring09
Nov 12, 2012 10:53 am
ring09
yvette72
yvette72
11 November 2012

Plants around the pool - help

Plants around the pool - help

donot go with any pumps that drop nuts they wreck your filter ,pumps and cleaners

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yvette72
Nov 11, 2012 10:41 am

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