Landscape & Garden Design
Newly laid turf going brown. HELP.
Despite all the rain the patches are still there although when I look really closely I can see new blades sprouting up on SOME of the dead patches. But some are still…
Free land fill Sydney
I have 40 to 50 tons of land fill that I need to get rid of to make way for some landscaping . I'm giving it away for free, all that's needed is to arrange transport.
Front & backyard trees - Claret Ash?
The ornamental pears can have the lower growing branches cut off to raise the canopy- I did it with the ones we had at our last place. I didn't…
Mar 03, 2012 10:24 pm
What's up with our lawn? Yellow patches.
Yup, I remember that thread as well. That's why I bought it...Fu recommended it.
And our soil was not some "commonly sold" commercial garbage but from one of the…
Olsens Green Bio discontinued
Yeah I had actually already bought bactivate grow because it was recommended but I had also read about Olsens Green Bio as being something you should add. Wasn't aware…
To trim or not?
A few wks ago I found one large patch of yellow leaves in my pittosporum . Already gave the standard brew Fu mentioned. I also trimmed some off.
Today, I found the…
The transformation is done!
Wow just skimmed through the pics in this thread. Awesome to see how wonderful it looks. Shudder to guess costs of such a great job. Would love to…
What climber for pergola?
Great! Oh well, considering a total change which would involve ripping out the entire bed that it lives in and landscaping the area...
But it's in other parts of the…
I do not have a mulching mower and spread out my clippings on the lawn after mowing. (I prefer to mow with the catcher on as it is less messy.) Lawn clippings are like…
I got the same info as the abc link from very well respected horticulturalists here in Melb. Poor branch attachment, capable of failure under stress.
yellow leaves little Gem
It's because it may werll be going through a leaf shed. Its an evergreen tree so that means they shed leaves all year round. At a few times a year, they will dump loads.…
What's with that soil...!
Using manures in new gardens is not going to be the best way to spend your money./ Much of the life required to take advantage of that is not there yet so for the most…
Sir Walter Soft Leaf Buffalo
There is an absolute plethora of turf threads.
Use only organic treatments. Please don't fertilise it. In some cases that is what causes the problems in the first…
Dwarf citrus/fruit trees
A very general rule of thumb for citrus heights is dwarf to 1.5-2m, semi dwarf is 2-3m, and regular trees 1-6m. I say 1-6 because as bK said, just keep it clipped. All…
Gardenias and frost
Even if they are damaged, care for them only with organic principles and they will bounce back fine.
black spots on yukkas
That looks like hail damage to me. The black spots will be a symptom of that. You can see the other small scratches and indents on the leaf. Some will be going a bit…
That is the problem, there is not much green left to prune as it is already dried out, unfortunately.
Design for sloping backyard
On the council approval thing, interestingly enough when I spoke to council about a wall I built years ago with sandstone roughs (uncut) the inspector informed me of the…
where to sharpen garden tools
There should be instructions with the grinder, and..........
Make sure the tool you are sharpening is firmly fastened to a bench.
Wear safety glasses and gloves
I was just wondering if anyone had some suggestions of what materials I can use to build a portable backyard mini golf hole.
I have the carpet so I am mainly wanting…
Bentonite Clay - Bunbury W.A.
Just be careful with talking about Bentonites/Zeolites. There are Calcium and sodium Benotnites, the sodium bentonite is a swelling clay not ideally suited to the…
Feb 17, 2012 11:16 am
which turf for my front yard
Simply check the turf threads stuck to the top of this forum
Currently there are around 15000 threads asking which lawn.
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Toadstools on Lawn
Too much nitrogen.
Time will be all that is required.
Please don't use a fungicide on that.
Leave it be.
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Zoysia or Couch?!?!
If you own a golf course, lawn bowls club, public open space then like or couch are for you.
If you have a domestic urban block, use Zoysia.
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Not sure what happened to my fragipani
A good potting mix?
Ask a garden centre and everyone of them is good.
Anyway, pluck off the leaves, molasses, seasol and a layer of pinebark mulch in the top of the pot.…
Help with our EZ please!
Using Kike or couch is the very reason why I can cruise one urban McLandscape disaster zone after another and see people who hate their lawns. More grass in the gardens…
Name of These Plants?
Try Casurina Cousin it for a tougher but similar look without flowers you'll notice. A deep emerald green
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When to plant Chinese Tallow
Tallow will be fine. No matter what tree is planted, it's going to chase the soft soil where the trenches were dug. Why? It's easy for them.
8m is still a small tree.…
pressure regulator requirement
Install the regulator after the master valve or one on each station after the valve if regular "old skool" retic is used elsewhere on the system.
Instal a disk filter…
Please for the love of god (or insert any preferred religious representative) you guys, (as I have posted at least 200 times), need to get over the infatuation of viewing…