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1stBuildFR
1stBuildFR
3 August 2012

Using Sleepers as garden Edger?

Using Sleepers as garden Edger?

Thanks, jus remembered my brothers friend owns a concreting company that does driveways and retaining walls. So might give him a buzz. Or better, get my brother to give…

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1stBuildFR
Aug 03, 2012 1:19 am
BeatrixKiddo
BeatrixKiddo
2 August 2012

Advice; is this worth what we are paying for it.

Advice; is this worth what we are paying for it.

Fair enough Fu whatever does the job. Forgot to mention, gypsum and compost applied at the same works way better than gypsum alone. In fact I wouldn't use gypsum alone in…

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BeatrixKiddo
Aug 02, 2012 9:33 pm
KerryF
KerryF
2 August 2012

Tree Replacement

Tree Replacement

Unless you're going to espalier a fruit tree, Fu's right about not planting them on fencelines. There's aesthetic and practical considerations to consider really. On…

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KerryF
Aug 02, 2012 2:35 pm
KerryF
TheGardenWhisperer
TheGardenWhisperer
2 August 2012

Soil preparation and "conditioning"

Soil preparation and "conditioning"

They won't. What may would be weed seeds that will germinate after disturbing the soil. They will be there now, for years having lay domant. nothing you can do to stop…

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TheGardenWhisperer
Aug 02, 2012 5:04 am
TheGardenWhisperer
TheGardenWhisperer
TheGardenWhisperer
2 August 2012

Type of grass?

Type of grass?

Munns Golf Course Green is a slow release organic fertiliser. One of the best fertilisers on the market of you are into using fertilisers to make lawns "look" good.

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TheGardenWhisperer
Aug 02, 2012 4:40 am
TheGardenWhisperer
AdamBorzy2012
AdamBorzy2012
1 August 2012

Garden Shed

Garden Shed

Hey AdamBorzy2012 , If it makes any difference I was looking at buying through these guys.. by far the cheapest I have seen and pretty good…

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AdamBorzy2012
Aug 01, 2012 1:52 am
AdamBorzy2012
TheGardenWhisperer
TheGardenWhisperer
31 July 2012

Dickers Organic Fertilisers

Dickers Organic Fertilisers

I'd not get too caught up in symantics of the two bactivates. They are both miles ahead of what other are doing. Add the biochar. Sand, zeolite and biochar are going to …

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TheGardenWhisperer
Jul 31, 2012 5:03 pm
TheGardenWhisperer
TheGardenWhisperer
TheGardenWhisperer
31 July 2012

Dirt Help - Alfresco garden!

Dirt Help - Alfresco garden!
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We cut them back in March when our hottest weather is around. You guys would do the same earlier when your hottest weather is around, I think December/early Jan from…

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TheGardenWhisperer
Jul 31, 2012 2:07 pm
TheGardenWhisperer
TheGardenWhisperer
TheGardenWhisperer
31 July 2012

Can I save my mop top??? i think it drowned :(

Can I save my mop top??? i think it drowned :(

http://www.agric.wa.gov.au/objtwr/impor ... 04_019.pdf As nice as they look, they are an absolute menace in landscapes. i deal with disputes regarding these at least every…

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TheGardenWhisperer
Jul 31, 2012 1:10 am
TheGardenWhisperer
TheGardenWhisperer
TheGardenWhisperer
30 July 2012

Water crystals as additive

Water crystals as additive

I'd like to add to this by saying, if we topdress our lawns with products such as Dabco Saturaid, Munns Weta Lawn and Garden etc, is it really…

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TheGardenWhisperer
Jul 30, 2012 11:33 pm
TheGardenWhisperer
TheGardenWhisperer
TheGardenWhisperer
30 July 2012

Chestnut and other fruit Trees

Chestnut and other fruit Trees

Get in touch with my mate Peter. petercoppin.com.au Great bloke and one of Australia's best orchard consultants. He is super passionate about getting fruit and food into…

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TheGardenWhisperer
Jul 30, 2012 11:09 pm
TheGardenWhisperer
TheGardenWhisperer
TheGardenWhisperer
30 July 2012

Naked Farmer soil additive alternatives?

Naked Farmer soil additive alternatives?

Naked farmer is no longer available due to Debco no longer trading to the best of my knowledge. Bio Char is the only comparable product.... in the world :)

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TheGardenWhisperer
Jul 30, 2012 11:06 pm
TheGardenWhisperer
TheGardenWhisperer
TheGardenWhisperer
30 July 2012

Native Plants/Trees

Native Plants/Trees

The 5ltr size means its a Benara plant from here in WA. The biggest nursery in the Southern hemisphere they export to the east coast in huge numbers. Lots of Ozothamnus…

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TheGardenWhisperer
Jul 30, 2012 10:44 pm
TheGardenWhisperer
TheGardenWhisperer
TheGardenWhisperer
30 July 2012

Free young gum trees Western suburbs Melbourne

Free young gum trees Western suburbs Melbourne

Wonderful! Best time to plant a tree was 20years ago. The second best time is now :)

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TheGardenWhisperer
Jul 30, 2012 10:34 pm
TheGardenWhisperer
TheGardenWhisperer
TheGardenWhisperer
30 July 2012

Grass and direct sunlight - WA

Grass and direct sunlight - WA

All soils, especially in WA, must have soil amendments used prior to starting a landscape in the traditional sense. You can get any type of turf to grow there to a…

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TheGardenWhisperer
Jul 30, 2012 10:32 pm
TheGardenWhisperer
TheGardenWhisperer
TheGardenWhisperer
30 July 2012

Comparing Lawn contract choices

Comparing Lawn contract choices

If using integrated drippers (Netafim or KISS) they must be accompanied by a very expensive valve called an RPZ valve (~$500) alnog with being calibrated and checked each…

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TheGardenWhisperer
Jul 30, 2012 9:48 pm
TheGardenWhisperer
TheGardenWhisperer
TheGardenWhisperer
30 July 2012

palm trees along front fence.

palm trees along front fence.

palms and waterwise don't mix unfortunately.

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TheGardenWhisperer
Jul 30, 2012 9:20 pm
TheGardenWhisperer
kornjen
kornjen
30 July 2012

moving trees

moving trees

just an update on this.. the tree has died.. I reported the case to our council.. they removed the tree after 3 days... and is for replacement..

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kornjen
Jul 30, 2012 4:54 pm
TheGardenWhisperer
TheGardenWhisperer
30 July 2012

Preparing soil for lawn what sand?

Preparing soil for lawn what sand?

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…

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TheGardenWhisperer
Jul 30, 2012 12:31 pm
TheGardenWhisperer
bashworth
bashworth
30 July 2012

Moss Rock retaining wall over 1M needs council approval?

Moss Rock retaining wall over 1M needs council approval?

Its more something you could go to the council and ask for an opinion on from them - not ignoring them!

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bashworth
Jul 30, 2012 7:06 am
bashworth
Broom
Broom
28 July 2012

Landscape Design / Concept for one Acre

Landscape Design / Concept for one Acre

Look up "Cherub" on this forum, he is a landscape designer based in Cronulla? I think :th: NSW somewhere... He recently did a landscape design for our 2acres & we're based…

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Broom
Jul 28, 2012 9:38 pm
Broom
Rowena
Rowena
28 July 2012

The Block - Dan and Danis Bamboo

The Block - Dan and Danis Bamboo

The beauty of using bamboo is it's perfect for really narrow and shallow garden beds. Most bamboos have a shallow root system, so you only need up to 50cm depth (hence why…

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Rowena
Jul 28, 2012 1:46 pm
Rowena
Jaans
Jaans
25 July 2012

garden accent lighting

garden accent lighting

There are quite a few DIY Garden Light options available. Some more expensive than others. The just of it is that you'll need to determine how many lights you want and…

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Jaans
Jul 25, 2012 2:20 pm

Ive got a whole heap of tree branches/tree limbs that I've got to dispose of. If the minister of finance would approve the purchase of a mulcher i would mulch it up and…

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jzell67
Jul 20, 2012 9:42 pm
kornjen
kornjen
23 July 2012

doing my own decking? what do i need

doing my own decking? what do i need

hehe.. sorry mate.. will ask the council... 5m x 5m is 25m².....which is larger than 10m² You're better to check…

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kornjen
Jul 23, 2012 9:28 am
sherro1
sherro1
16 July 2012

Can anyone recommend a paver for Melbourne (Keysborough)

Can anyone recommend a paver for Melbourne (Keysborough)

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…

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sherro1
Jul 16, 2012 11:20 am
vkee
vkee
11 July 2012

Some doubts after landscaping appointment

Some doubts after landscaping appointment

I've recently built in Sydney in a fairly new estate and was required to complete our landscaping before our OC was issued. I'm sure there are estates that are more…

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vkee
Jul 12, 2012 12:47 am
budgnbear
budgnbear
11 July 2012

Seeking landscape design/builder reccs - W/Syd or Hills

Seeking landscape design/builder reccs - W/Syd or Hills

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…

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budgnbear
Jul 11, 2012 7:24 pm
bashworth
bashworth
4 July 2012

Advice Needed : Sewer Manhole and stormwater in backyard

Advice Needed : Sewer Manhole and stormwater in backyard

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.

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bashworth
Jul 04, 2012 6:06 pm
bashworth
mberv
mberv
3 July 2012

Landscaping / retaining walls in Williams landing

Landscaping / retaining walls in Williams landing

Looking for landscaper who may be able to assist in the Williams Landing area, please PM me.

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mberv
Jul 03, 2012 7:16 pm
Matt+Jo
Matt+Jo
1 July 2012

Outdoor stairs required to get Occupancy certificate. Ideas?

Outdoor stairs required to get Occupancy certificate. Ideas?

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…

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Matt+Jo
Jul 01, 2012 7:03 pm
Matt+Jo
Matt+Jo
Matt+Jo
1 July 2012

Draft landscape plans

Draft landscape plans

I think thats a great idea... I guess once our house is built, i'm really going to find out how "handy" i am in the garden! haha

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Matt+Jo
Jul 01, 2012 6:25 pm
Matt+Jo
citystop
citystop
28 June 2012

How to protect paling fence against garden soil ?

How to protect paling fence against garden soil ?

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…

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citystop
Jun 28, 2012 10:47 pm
Krilnik
Krilnik
25 June 2012

turf rejuvenation

turf rejuvenation

I wouldn't cut, but see what other people think aswell. I'd throw some Seamungus on it. Water it in with Gogo Juice or Seasol/Powerfeed/Molasses etc etc. Don't go…

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Krilnik
Jun 25, 2012 9:16 am
langleyp
langleyp
25 June 2012

Art Deco House Gates

Art Deco House Gates

Thanks for that. Much appreciated. Phil

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langleyp
Jun 25, 2012 7:14 am
CC101
CC101
23 June 2012

Shon's Garden - Such a big day! With pics

Shon's Garden - Such a big day! With pics
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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

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CC101
Jun 23, 2012 11:12 pm
Lot927
Lot927
21 June 2012

Caravan Storage????

Caravan Storage????

Megg, we are the opposite, we have just sold our 24ft Sterling.. that was only 12 months old. It will not ever fit in our front yard so we are downsizing our van. It was…

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Lot927
Jun 21, 2012 7:47 pm
d@n
d@n
21 June 2012

Decking on 'The Block'

Decking on 'The Block'

With the swift deck I think the boards need a ridge on both sides of the board for it to clip in. Not 100% certain but probably something to check. There's a few of these…

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d@n
Jun 21, 2012 3:19 pm
suspct
suspct
20 June 2012

HEBEL

HEBEL

Hi bumping again... im looking at using this system: http://www.sidsplace.com.au/Hebel_fence.pdf i want to creat a front fence 10m long, using this system, my plan is…

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suspct
Jun 20, 2012 9:17 am
Bagheera
Bagheera
19 June 2012

Dulux Acratex render

Dulux Acratex render
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I am not satisfied at all by this product. For a matter of fact i made a review to show you what happened: QW22tmmDD0Q

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Bagheera
Jun 19, 2012 12:42 pm
JDTservices
JDTservices
18 June 2012

Try this for a twist

Try this for a twist

That's some quality ART!

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JDTservices
Jun 18, 2012 11:40 pm
bronj
bronj
18 June 2012

Best Place For Garden Ornaments in Melbourne?

Best Place For Garden Ornaments in Melbourne?

I don't know about cheapest, but there's one on springvale road that is pretty good - http://www.whitehousegardens.com.au

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bronj
Jun 18, 2012 1:31 pm
megg
megg
17 June 2012

plant ID pls...

plant ID pls...

Hi, it looks like what I have in my street and down my driveway. If it is it's Pyrus calleryana, or Chanticleer pear. It will grow to about 7 metres high and is quite…

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megg
Jun 17, 2012 11:28 pm
megg

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