Landscape & Garden Design
applorOpinions on my soil, organic compost and grass
15 May 2012
Hello Jaans! Sorry for the late reply, haven't been on for a while. It is still growing very strong - well most of it. I have one small patch which still gets heat…
LexSir Walter turf supply recommendations in Sydney
2 May 2012
dvestate, when I called around, I found that most farms charge similar amounts ... and if you have order over say 100 m2, delivery is free. The install cost is also quite…
BeatrixKiddoPlanting Sir Walter Buffalo in winter?
30 April 2012
I reckon it would be fine as long as it gets sun and no traffic. Expect the odd area not to take root and die requiring either repair in spring or patience while it…
BeatrixKiddoWaterlogged Soil - Landscaping 1 week old. :(
29 April 2012
Big no with the compacting, the water wont penetrate the compacted soil layer so the soil above it will stay water logged. Dig through a compacted area and see if its dry…
TreeseachangerMichelia Figo (Port Wine Magnolia) infected
24 April 2012
Hi Coolmate, It looks like powdery mildew. You need to get a fungicide spray for this and fast! Clear away any leaf litter beneath the bushes Ensure good air…
FalconbrookWhich trees to plant to replace Sheoaks?
21 April 2012
Prunus cerasifera 'Oakville Crimson Spire'. Mine is a deep purple at the moment and looks lovely. It did have a few plums the first year but nothing at all this year.
kexkezMore turf laying questions + zeolite in the south west??
16 April 2012
I bought my spongolite at garden week a couple of years back. The woodvale fish and pond place stocks it in Perth. NOR
BPMNZZeolite on the central coast nsw? And turf supplier?
16 April 2012
You can purchase Zeolite from Bulbeck Environmental solutions or Spill station Australia in NSW
kekWanting a lush resort style garden in Melbourne...
14 April 2012
There are more links and photos here too:…
XT4VBuilding a retaining wall garden against a wooden fence
13 April 2012
you cant have the soil against your fence, your only option is to build another wall against the fence. Use timber sleepers (200x50's) for the back wall, will be cheaper…
MrForgetfulHelp me find a plant
12 April 2012
Never mind, I finally found out what it is! http://brisbane.locanto.com.au/ID_10933 ... stage.html
akashra25 metre backyard - what to do with it?
11 April 2012
Oh, make sure to look at the additional photos on http://www.ihatebikes.net/site/pump-tra ... ump-track/ - probably what I should have linked in the first place
pincottkColoured green decorative mulch or woodchip
9 April 2012
I'm trying to find green coloured or dyed woodchip mulch in the Sydney area. True to the laws of nature, I've found great suppliers in Cairns, Victoria and Perth -- in…
miss_new_home_ownerPlant suggestions for retaining wall garden? Updated 08/04
9 April 2012
My herb garden is thriving.. despite also being eaten alive by those pesky grasshoppers. My basil isn't a bush.. its now a tree!…