Landscape & Garden Design
The Garden WhispererPreparing soil for lawn what sand?
30 July 2012
You need to ensure zeolite is added through the structure. I would add some sand blended through with clay soils. 15% compost ratio is all that is required. We have done…
bashworthMoss Rock retaining wall over 1M needs council approval?
30 July 2012
Its more something you could go to the council and ask for an opinion on from them - not ignoring them!
sherro1Can anyone recommend a paver for Melbourne (Keysborough)
16 July 2012
Hi All, Am building a new home on the Somerfield Estate in Keysborough and we have decided to use our small backyard space and side of house by way of paving, as we dont…
budgnbearSeeking landscape design/builder reccs - W/Syd or Hills
11 July 2012
As the title suggests I'm looking for landscapers in Western Sydney Or Hills district for our new house/land, which is nearing completion. If you've had a great…
bashworthAdvice Needed : Sewer Manhole and stormwater in backyard
4 July 2012
Sydney Water may charge to raise the MH All water Authorities are different about this. But putting more soil on the top should be no problem.
mecha-wombatPlant suggestions needed alongside outdoor steps - pics
2 July 2012
go one step better and get a lava lime Wattle
Matt+JoOutdoor stairs required to get Occupancy certificate. Ideas?
1 July 2012
Hi everyone! We are not even started our build yet, but are trying to work out budgets and get ahead of the 8 ball with regards to further plans for our outdoor…
citystopHow to protect paling fence against garden soil ?
28 June 2012
I have a long paling fence around the backyard and would like to create garden beds along the fence, in order to protect the fence, it seems it needs to avoid direct…
CC101Shon's Garden - Such a big day! With pics
23 June 2012
Hi Shon - your lawn has come up pretty good. Can you pm me details / contact number for the brickpaver please. Did he do good job. I need more than 100 sqm paved SOR. thanks
dazandstaceTell me about Crepe Myrtle and/or the Dwarf Varieties...
17 June 2012
Today we purchased a Snow Fountain weeping Cherry on sale for $85. I definately think its the right choice for our front yard. I still may get a Crepe Myrtle or something…
george74Landscaping - block view to road or make sure it is open?
14 June 2012
Make sure the hedges don't block the view of cars making the turn at the corner. Then, plant a flowerbed at the corner to serve as a focal point of the landscape and…
BeatrixKiddoPeach tree - big branches below a graft union - what to do ?
12 June 2012
Actually now looking at it, it appears to be a double graft. Just cut the little stem out of the middle.
jzell67finished level of landscaping against house
6 June 2012
i would slope the dirt so it runs away from the house as well. Once you plant you can lay the pebbles/mulch/whatever so the ground looks level but the dirt is slanting.
ELH05Twinside/Concrete Sleepers - Cheapest in Perth ?
6 June 2012
Hi guys We are building a garden retaining wall for quite a large amount of dirt - the wall needs to be 700mm high around abouts. Has anyone done a retaining wall with…
ElizabethRecommendations for paving services - Melbourne
4 June 2012
Okay, so technically this probably belongs in paving and concreting, but I figure the folk in landscaping are more likely to be able to recommend a paver for this job.…
dreamcometrueCheerupCharlies Landscaping UPDATED with PICS 31 MAY
1 June 2012
Isn't it great to have some greenery? Clivia's look great in pots too. I have the same kind of clothesline but have found that I never use just half. Mostly cause I…