Landscape & Garden Design
When to use Lime and Potash?
I have 3 stone-fruit trees, 2 apple trees, strawberries and a small variety of vegetables growing at the minute - capsicums, tomatoes, climbing beans, spinach, etc.
Cut and Fill Dirt
Thanks guys, I want to grown grass lawn. It would be cheaper for me if I use cut/fill dirt.
There is no problem building a raised garden bed over an easement as long as its not over a manhole.
Its only an issue if you want to put a building over the easement.
Design and plants for the new house
Thanks !!! All natives so a couple of months of good watering in, now thick layer of mulch and then a nice self sufficient garden that needs little to know water !!!
Empire Zoysia grass. Anyone have it.
Yes we have it. We have had it for a few years now. Yes it is good. We only mow twice during winter, mainly to mow the dog poo in really, not because the grass is too…
What to do with pottted fig ?
Southie, I don't know any more ... it def. needs a big pot IMO in order to nicely develop. And after quickly scanning thru these 2 links, I am even more inclined never…
Just starting to think about our gardens and wondering if there is a thread on good nurseries or places to buy plants, trees, garden supplies eg markets etc, I…
solution to rusting new fence
I would go back to the supplier with an email along with photos. I agree condensation should not cause this problem.
All done! worked out reasonably well.
Before starting - patch we're doing is on the…
What is this plant? Is it a weed?
It's a variety of Aluminium plant. They do tend to take over, so if you don't want it, you need to act before it spreads any further. If you like it, leave it. They tend…
Please help a noob out with some Advice
Can you explain why you particularly recommend bentonite clay? It is a clay most suited to be used for dams and drilling mud. In a drying climate we need to be scientific…
How much seasol/powerfeed to apply?
I don't have a "pro" answer to this, but I always just watered as normal - if the plant normally gets 1/2 a watering can then I would use the same with the mixed solution.…
Turf types and costs
That doesn't sound too bad. We are wanting a soft leaf Buffalo as according to my research it's low maintenance and tough in both frost and drought. I think the Palmetto…
Leaves are killing the lawn
I have a large deciduous tree that drops a huge amount of leaves on my backyard in winter (the backyard is part shade). This has mean that the…
I am building in brookdale and am not sure what turf to get.
I wanted sir walter but I am not sure how this will go as i have two large dogs 70 kg and 50kg.
They are not…
Ordering top soil (for new turf)
Last time I ordered top soil it was from a nursery, the unit is per scoop, 1 scoop = 0.5 m3, it was really easy.
To save on delivery charge, I…
Looking for advice on indoor plants
Maybe some peace lilies?
My Mum has one of these in her kitchen (south facing, diffused sunlight only) and it's a monster! Has beautiful green foliage and nice white…
What's this plant
We have a Viburnum Tinus on our rear boundary that is about ten years old and 5.5 - 6m high that is going gangbusters. It doesn't seem to get many psyllids at all but does…
Sep 18, 2012 5:51 pm
Help with landscaping design
We reached a landscaping/small extension stage for our new property. I would appreciate some ideas regarding the back of our 600m2 block. We have a modest…
just wanted to ask what kind of pear tree is…
Thanks for all your help guys, Bunnings Joondalup do have 2kg and 12 kg buckets of seamungus though it is more expensive than buying in from Landmark in Midvale but for…
i paid under $100 per m2 for 32mPa Boral Starlight exposed aggregate. it was the cheapest of all 4 quotes i got and the guy was a excellent. it's been almost a year…
Selective herbicide for Couch?
I have done a search here and in google, I was wondering if there is a selective herbicide that will get the couch that is growing through our Zoysia. Our EZ lawn…
Synthtic Turf - Melb North East Supplier
Hi, just wondering if anyone has used a supplier in the north east or north west for their synthetic turf.
We are now in a position to get some, ideally looking for…
Landscape Plan for Building Approval
I have no idea what tree would be OK in this situation, I am assuming the sewer will only be a metre or so below ground.
Need to google some trees that don't have invasive roots
Will that work with Sapphire buffalo, have to keep it quite long. Best to find something to bend it after it is cut.
Magnolias - which one??
Price has a lot to do with it.
I have 20 little gems that are growing to hedge. The reason I bought them is because they are cheaper and I bought them directly from the…
Which Decking Timber
We did our decking in forest reds and got them from Bunnings, from memory it's was very reasonably priced.
How much does it cost to lay pavers?
thanks for taking the time to respond davinci. the information is most helpful. given the rates you a are quoting I think I'm on a winner. most appreciated.
Peat Moss- Is it good
I've a small garden bed with mixture of flower n fruits plants (banana, paw paw, hibiscus, rose, fig...). i've the limestone border which makes the soil more alkaline .…
Same plant, different nurseries
I've taken your advice and soaked them in seasol and they seem to be improving.
The seasol says to use every 4-6 weeks but can I use it more often? Say weekly until…