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topiarius
topiarius
11 April 2012

Silver birch tree

Silver birch tree

I know that some of the trees have more invasive root systems. We used to have a liquid amber planted 2 meters from…

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topiarius
Apr 11, 2012 7:39 pm
NiMa
NiMa
11 April 2012

Plant Similor to Hebe Albicans

Plant Similor to Hebe Albicans

Hi Guys I am looking for a plant very similar to Hebe Albicans, the requirement is: Evergreen 30-60cm Height 30-60cm Width The problem with Hebe Albicans is that its…

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NiMa
Apr 11, 2012 6:13 pm

Hi fellow H1'ers a bit stuck...we are on a bit of a slope and our builder built us "up" and has left us looking over the back of our neighbours. We have a retainer wall…

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mak_
Apr 11, 2012 4:33 pm
mak_
XT4V
XT4V
11 April 2012

Zenith Zoysia / Compadre Zoysia Seed

Zenith Zoysia / Compadre Zoysia Seed

Just gave Advanced Seed a call, he's sorted me out. Thanks for the link, really good company to deal with, very helpful.

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XT4V
Apr 11, 2012 10:18 am
pincottk
pincottk
9 April 2012

Coloured green decorative mulch or woodchip

Coloured green decorative mulch or woodchip

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…

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pincottk
Apr 09, 2012 3:37 pm

My herb garden is thriving.. despite also being eaten alive by those pesky grasshoppers. My basil isn't a bush.. its now a tree!…

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miss_new_home_owner
Apr 09, 2012 1:53 pm
miss_new_home_owner
NiMa
NiMa
9 April 2012

Garden Mix

Garden Mix

GDay Guys I am planning to get few raised Garden Beds and plant few Fruit Trees at my backyard. I visited few Garden Supply Centers in Melbourne in order to buy Garden…

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NiMa
Apr 09, 2012 10:36 am
Treeseachanger
Treeseachanger
8 April 2012

Country Garden Scheme

Country Garden Scheme

Love the wedding bush trained over the arch! We have a grapevine over our's at present, but a great idea- I will store it away for future reference. If you don't…

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Treeseachanger
Apr 08, 2012 4:04 pm
selina2106
selina2106
8 April 2012

Clean fill wanted... Aberglasslyn NSW

Clean fill wanted... Aberglasslyn NSW

Clean fill needed, about 10 small trucks worth. Located in McKeachies Run Aberglasslyn. Reply on here or call or text 0402 543 684 Cheers, Selina

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selina2106
Apr 08, 2012 3:00 pm
McKinnon
McKinnon
8 April 2012

Buffalo Varieties

Buffalo Varieties
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I recently attended the Melbourne Flower and Garden show. I asked Sir Walter and Palmetto suppliers about Sapphire. They both slagged it off and said I should never touch…

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McKinnon
Apr 08, 2012 1:30 pm
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cherub
Apr 07, 2012 8:43 am
mecha-wombat
mecha-wombat
6 April 2012

The backyard plan - starting with blank canvas.

The backyard plan - starting with blank canvas.

Where is north?? Personally I have an aversion to exotics(unless they are Supercars) Conifers are so 1970's as well There are plenty of other plants that will provide a…

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mecha-wombat
Apr 06, 2012 7:53 pm
mecha-wombat
ItalianGlassDecor
ItalianGlassDecor
6 April 2012

World First OUTDOOR Murano LED Lighting

World First OUTDOOR Murano LED Lighting

Hi Everybody We can enhance any Outdor Decor plan with worldfirst patented Outdoor LED Chandeliers from Formia Murano. A world first patented solution so please if you…

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ItalianGlassDecor
Apr 06, 2012 3:28 pm
ItalianGlassDecor
refs_unperson
refs_unperson
6 April 2012

Soil Prep for Garden Beds - your thoughts ?

Soil Prep for Garden Beds - your thoughts ?

interesting - thanks for pointing that out. I'll forego the mushroom compost for now. cheers

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refs_unperson
Apr 06, 2012 8:45 am
BeatrixKiddo
BeatrixKiddo
5 April 2012

Sir Walter Buffalo prices in sydney

Sir Walter Buffalo prices in sydney

Btw Newlyweds, What council are you in? There is definately a story in the fact they are legislating a turf brand in your area. Especially if the council is getting kick…

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BeatrixKiddo
Apr 05, 2012 4:16 pm
Mclaren
Mclaren
5 April 2012

Water features - Adelaide

Water features - Adelaide

Thanks - I'd be very interested - we may need some blinds too down the line!! Cheers Annette

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Mclaren
Apr 05, 2012 11:27 am
Mclaren
maidalfod
maidalfod
4 April 2012

Garden renovation

Garden renovation

Hello! We are also looking for someone to re-pave our backyard w square pavers - anyone got any recommendations? we are in Perth SOR Thanks!

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maidalfod
Apr 04, 2012 10:03 pm
Cooped07
Cooped07
3 April 2012

Is this bindi?

Is this bindi?

It doesn't look like the Bindi we used to get... Ours had lots of prickles all over it!

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Cooped07
Apr 03, 2012 5:11 pm
Cooped07
Cooped07
Cooped07
3 April 2012

Ink disease in Kangaroo Paws

Ink disease in Kangaroo Paws

Any suggestions for keeping Kangaroo Paws... ALIVE? I bought the mini variety and they all died. The 'tropical sunrise' that I bought.. out of 6 of them 3 have died. I…

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Cooped07
Apr 03, 2012 4:55 pm
Cooped07
wrexter
wrexter
2 April 2012

$3500 rebate - Front Landscaping Ideas (Perth, WA)

$3500 rebate - Front Landscaping Ideas (Perth, WA)

Hi Wrexter, Really appreciate your response! Will you be undertaking most of the work yourself? How much do you estimate it to cost you? I can…

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wrexter
Apr 02, 2012 12:43 am
wrexter
Meggles
Meggles
1 April 2012

Front yard - no lawn/garden?

Front yard - no lawn/garden?

I have couch -Santa anna I think or a similar variety - and I dont find that. If the concrete border is a few inches deep and you trim the runners…

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Meggles
Apr 01, 2012 9:52 pm
Meggles
delatite13
delatite13
1 April 2012

Show/tell us your retaining wall/slope landcsaping ideas

Show/tell us your retaining wall/slope landcsaping ideas

Hi all Our new owner build will new some creative landscaping down one side of the house and around to the rear of the house on that side of the block. The block slopes…

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delatite13
Apr 01, 2012 5:20 pm
delatite13
Bagheera
Bagheera
1 April 2012

Sad silver birch

Sad silver birch

Hi Fu Just a quick question re silver birches - how invasive are they roots? I did see lots of gardens where the silver birch was planted grouped or in a line but very…

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Bagheera
Apr 01, 2012 11:23 am
Savanah
Savanah
1 April 2012

Best trees to create border on fence line

Best trees to create border on fence line

I have finally had a chance to get back online and reply Topiarius, thank you.

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Savanah
Apr 01, 2012 7:24 am
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bashworth
Mar 31, 2012 9:15 am
bashworth
nrh157
nrh157
31 March 2012

Plant Giveaway - The Hills Sat 31st

Plant Giveaway - The Hills Sat 31st

Probably a bit late, but The Hills (Baulkham) Council have a plant giveaway on today - Sat 31st Mar. More details:…

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nrh157
Mar 31, 2012 5:47 am
nrh157
BeatrixKiddo
BeatrixKiddo
30 March 2012

Is this Couch in my new EZ? Also, when to mow?

Is this Couch in my new EZ? Also, when to mow?

Good one, thats why pulling out couch doesnt really work well. It will come back but it will be interesting to see if ez out competes the couch. One way to give ez the leg…

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BeatrixKiddo
Mar 30, 2012 8:27 pm
vkee
vkee
30 March 2012

Landscaping Nelsons Ridge Pemulwuy: Any recommendations?

Landscaping Nelsons Ridge Pemulwuy: Any recommendations?

Hi! About 8 weeks out from handover, our builder has given us the option to get our landscaping done ourselves (long story!). We lodged as a CDC (so I don't know if that…

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vkee
Mar 29, 2012 11:32 pm
PHL
PHL
29 March 2012

Under Soil and Drip irrigation

Under Soil and Drip irrigation

Having installed SSI in our house, I'm now replacing it with the MP Rotators. My problem is maintenance is not trivial, with a herbicide "filter" to stop root ingrowth…

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PHL
Mar 29, 2012 9:40 pm
NEWLYWEDS
NEWLYWEDS
29 March 2012

landscape compliance certificate for final occupancy

landscape compliance certificate for final occupancy

Hi there, just need to ask a question... Once landscaping works are complete on a new house, do we need to get a landscaper to come and certify it so i can forward on…

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NEWLYWEDS
Mar 29, 2012 1:13 pm
staceyd
staceyd
27 March 2012

Dry creek bed

Dry creek bed

Thanks BeatrixKiddo, Those plants look exactly like what I had in mind. Now we're just waiting on the requirements from the council so we can submit a plan.

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staceyd
Mar 27, 2012 1:40 pm
Treeseachanger
Treeseachanger
26 March 2012

Shilver Sheen brown leaves?

Shilver Sheen brown leaves?

Hi, when plants are moved from inside to outside they need "hardening off" or acclimating, the change of environment is just too drastic to be done immediately. They need…

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Treeseachanger
Mar 26, 2012 8:07 pm
AndyEagle
AndyEagle
26 March 2012

Moving and relaying just laid turf (4 weeks)

Moving and relaying just laid turf (4 weeks)

Hi Fu and everyone, This is my first post. I have been following you posts since I decided to lay the kings pride buffalo for my front yard. I think I haven't done the…

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AndyEagle
Mar 26, 2012 1:44 pm
vanders2
vanders2
26 March 2012

Granite Rocks wanted, Melbourne Hoppers Crossing area.

Granite Rocks wanted, Melbourne Hoppers Crossing area.

has anyone managed to find where in Melbourne you can get large white granite rocks ? I am after about 5 largish (80cm x 80cm x80cm) white granite rocks, I think they…

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vanders2
Mar 26, 2012 1:37 pm
NEWLYWEDS
NEWLYWEDS
26 March 2012

compacting clay, whats the best way to do it?

compacting clay, whats the best way to do it?

Hi people of homeone, question, what is the best way to compact crappy clay? Clay has some chunks in it that need to be compacted flat

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NEWLYWEDS
Mar 26, 2012 1:06 pm
notremaison
notremaison
23 March 2012

new lawn concern with pics, opinions please

new lawn concern with pics, opinions please

We had some really dry bits when ours was put down also. A few bags of naked farmer from bunnings sprinked over those bits and it went nuts.

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notremaison
Mar 23, 2012 1:59 pm
radiuz
radiuz
22 March 2012

Bonding Agent for pebble pathway

Bonding Agent for pebble pathway

Anyone got any ideas on a cost-effective product to bond a pebble pathway? Pathway is made from 3-7mm pebbles with steppers but I would like the pebbles to be hard and…

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radiuz
Mar 22, 2012 4:53 pm
willcres
willcres
21 March 2012

Landscaping cost in The Ponds

Landscaping cost in The Ponds

Have you asked your builder, they have landscaping company too. You can get 2-3 quotes maybe from other local landscaper. Good luck.

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willcres
Mar 21, 2012 7:18 pm
willcres
rojak1
rojak1
21 March 2012

Check out our pathway! (in progress)

Check out our pathway! (in progress)

I must say it look neat and tidy and require a huge amount of energy and determination to reach this standard. sorry for saying this but just to be on the safe side was…

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rojak1
Mar 21, 2012 3:59 pm
cattycatcat
cattycatcat
21 March 2012

front landscaping costs

front landscaping costs

Oh great thread! I'm about three weeks from moving in so this is very handy :-) Sent from my iPhone so please excuse my spelling mist cakes ;)

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cattycatcat
Mar 21, 2012 3:30 pm
cattycatcat
Kaytee
Kaytee
20 March 2012

Carters Landscaping now finished so here are the pics. 15/9

Carters Landscaping now finished so here are the pics. 15/9
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Hi Kaytee, M new here and just seen your thread on the landscaping.. We just built…

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Kaytee
Mar 20, 2012 5:01 pm
Kaytee

I guess my design is a bit of tricky one, its not exactly a square raised garden bed as described up the top. This garden bed is going in the rear corner of the house,…

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mikeg12
Mar 20, 2012 9:36 am
shackonthehill
shackonthehill
18 March 2012

Songs of India. Horticultural question.

Songs of India. Horticultural question.

Thanks Mclaren. Thats the kinda thing I was looking for. It seems that I can strike them from cuttings, only problem is the missus wont let me tak any cutting just…

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shackonthehill
Mar 18, 2012 10:14 pm
shackonthehill
* jas *
* jas *
18 March 2012

Standard roses and blackspot

Standard roses and blackspot

I had 10 standard roses out the front of our old house and just pruned them when I felt like it Not when I was supposed to) they never died and were huge they were over…

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* jas *
Mar 18, 2012 5:07 pm
Gone Ducky
Gone Ducky
18 March 2012

Birds in Your Backyard....not what you think

Birds in Your Backyard....not what you think
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It was great to see a doco on nature that you know! We were talking about it at work the day after, and although it is great to see a doco on nature from other exotic…

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Gone Ducky
Mar 18, 2012 11:04 am
auds
auds
18 March 2012

The backyard projects continue....

The backyard projects continue....
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Never heard of Acrotex - something else to research LOL We have wood EVERYWHERE! Oiling it once a year is a huge job. My hubby hates maintainence. He even hates grass…

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auds
Mar 18, 2012 11:00 am
kek
kek
17 March 2012

Help me with Bamboo

Help me with Bamboo

These sites have some good advice on which varieties suit which conditions:…

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kek
Mar 17, 2012 7:05 am
kek
jzell67
jzell67
15 March 2012

STORM WATER RUN OFF PROJECT ADVICE

STORM WATER RUN OFF PROJECT ADVICE

Mook you dont need to spend a lot if your willing to put in the hard work yourself. I got a quote for $8k to dig out soil and put in drainage down the side of my…

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jzell67
Mar 15, 2012 6:34 pm
davinci
davinci
15 March 2012

I killed some buffalo lawn with weed n feed, can I save it?

I killed some buffalo lawn with weed n feed, can I save it?

the spray to use on buffalo is Chemsprays Bindie, controls weeds but wont kill buffalo

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davinci
Mar 15, 2012 12:15 pm
davinci
jaredlia
jaredlia
13 March 2012

AG Pipe Supplier in Perth

AG Pipe Supplier in Perth

I think if you try this place, then can tell you a stockists http://www.globalsynthetics.com.au/prod ... /proag.php If not an Ag place, Elders etc... Jared

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jaredlia
Mar 13, 2012 3:08 pm


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