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soilblocker
May 03, 2012 10:33 am
Lex
Lex
2 May 2012

Sir Walter turf supply recommendations in Sydney

Sir Walter turf supply recommendations in Sydney

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…

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Lex
May 02, 2012 10:27 am
Lex
ScottyB
ScottyB
30 April 2012

Drainage Cells

Drainage Cells

Hi Cherub, We don't get much water - but we also got a free 2500L rain water tank with the land deal so the down pipe which flows the most is actually gonna be dumped…

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ScottyB
Apr 30, 2012 8:59 pm
BeatrixKiddo
BeatrixKiddo
30 April 2012

Planting Sir Walter Buffalo in winter?

Planting Sir Walter Buffalo in winter?

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…

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BeatrixKiddo
Apr 30, 2012 8:40 pm
peter1
peter1
30 April 2012

Is May a good time to lay turf?

Is May a good time to lay turf?

Perhaps we would just go with Sir Walter, anyone can recommend a supplier for delivery to Sydney metro?

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peter1
Apr 30, 2012 3:37 pm
BeatrixKiddo
BeatrixKiddo
29 April 2012

Waterlogged Soil - Landscaping 1 week old. :(

Waterlogged Soil - Landscaping 1 week old. :(

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…

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BeatrixKiddo
Apr 29, 2012 7:28 pm
Krilnik
Krilnik
26 April 2012

Santa Anna

Santa Anna

OK thanks for the advice!! I'll keep a look out later this year....

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Krilnik
Apr 26, 2012 9:34 am
kek
kek
25 April 2012

retaining wall lighting help

retaining wall lighting help

You would normally install conduit with some sort of line through it - it can be anything at all, just so that you can attach the end of the cable to it later and pull it…

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kek
Apr 25, 2012 6:47 pm
kek
Mclaren
Mclaren
24 April 2012

How to build a retaining wall

How to build a retaining wall

I am going to build a retaining wall later using steel "Retain its"…

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Mclaren
Apr 24, 2012 10:57 am
Mclaren
Treeseachanger
Treeseachanger
24 April 2012

Michelia Figo (Port Wine Magnolia) infected

Michelia Figo (Port Wine Magnolia) infected

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…

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Treeseachanger
Apr 24, 2012 2:26 am
- stacie -
- stacie -
22 April 2012

Modular Walls or other alternative

Modular Walls or other alternative

Hi everyone, My partner and I built a house 2 years ago, and we very luckily only have one neighbour. However, I would still love some privacy from them! They have…

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- stacie -
Apr 22, 2012 1:31 pm
Falconbrook
Falconbrook
21 April 2012

Which trees to plant to replace Sheoaks?

Which trees to plant to replace Sheoaks?

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.

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Falconbrook
Apr 21, 2012 11:36 pm
dons80
dons80
21 April 2012

MP Rotator Layout Help

MP Rotator Layout Help

I get all my MP gear from The Retic Shop on Ranford rd they have great advise for retic layout. They also supply to allot of the landscapers around our area.

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dons80
Apr 21, 2012 10:26 am
kyton
kyton
20 April 2012

Synthetic lawn vs. Buffalo turf

Synthetic lawn vs. Buffalo turf

Be prepared to be told that synthetic lawn is the work of the Devil!! We have a patch of it beside our pool and are in the process of getting another section ready on…

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kyton
Apr 20, 2012 3:29 pm
kyton
deadcat
deadcat
19 April 2012

Need to replace 2 retaining walls.... options?

Need to replace 2 retaining walls.... options?

No easy way to get a bob cat in there unfortunately - there is another level of retaining walls it would have to get up/down.

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deadcat
Apr 19, 2012 10:57 am
reno pair
reno pair
18 April 2012

Courtyard /Landscape Design Perth

Courtyard /Landscape Design Perth

We are looking to re design our courtyard. It is quite large by townhouse standards currently 69 sq m L shape area and we have the option of digging back 1.5 into a 10m…

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reno pair
Apr 18, 2012 9:50 am
KazItch
KazItch
17 April 2012

K&M Backyard and Beyond

K&M Backyard and Beyond

The wall worked out to roughly $300 per meter. We were getting quotes of around $250 for the same size wall in timber but bit the bullet and went the AB Blocks which we…

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KazItch
Apr 17, 2012 9:45 am
KazItch
kexkez
kexkez
16 April 2012

More turf laying questions + zeolite in the south west??

More turf laying questions + zeolite in the south west??

I bought my spongolite at garden week a couple of years back. The woodvale fish and pond place stocks it in Perth. NOR

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kexkez
Apr 16, 2012 11:31 am
kexkez
BPMNZ
BPMNZ
16 April 2012

Zeolite on the central coast nsw? And turf supplier?

Zeolite on the central coast nsw? And turf supplier?

You can purchase Zeolite from Bulbeck Environmental solutions or Spill station Australia in NSW

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BPMNZ
Apr 16, 2012 10:32 am
davinci
davinci
15 April 2012

How do they do this

How do they do this

Poured on site. 1 section at a time. Price is dependant on installer and project requirements. Last cantelever i did was in berwick, bluestone banding and bluestone face…

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davinci
Apr 15, 2012 2:44 pm
davinci
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kek
Apr 14, 2012 9:50 pm
kek
kek
kek
14 April 2012

Cheap River Pebbles

Cheap River Pebbles

Aumann's at South Morang charge $180 m3 for natural river stone, but they have other kinds that…

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kek
Apr 14, 2012 9:23 pm
kek

Your street tree is an oak. The cambium layer on the trunk has been damaged & the tree is now susceptible to disease, rot & pests. You could possibly get something from a…

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kezacheekychicken
Apr 13, 2012 2:52 pm
Mclaren
Mclaren
13 April 2012

Please Help My Magnolia Port Wine!

Please Help My Magnolia Port Wine!

Yeah this magnolia is very confusing.. it may have hit some builders lime but heavy clay would be the main cause. Unfortunately couldn't…

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Mclaren
Apr 13, 2012 12:58 pm
Mclaren
XT4V
XT4V
13 April 2012

Building a retaining wall garden against a wooden fence

Building a retaining wall garden against a wooden fence

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…

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XT4V
Apr 13, 2012 12:14 pm
donR
donR
12 April 2012

Empire Zoysia in Melb?

Empire Zoysia in Melb?
1, 2

Thanks for the reply that is a really good comparison given you have both the Sapphire and EZ. I agree from what I've read the EZ is overall softer and easier to…

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donR
Apr 13, 2012 12:36 am
akashra
akashra
11 April 2012

25 metre backyard - what to do with it?

25 metre backyard - what to do with it?

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 :D

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akashra
Apr 11, 2012 10:50 pm
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 8:39 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 7:13 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 5:33 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 11:18 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 4:37 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 2:53 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 11:36 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 5:04 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 4:00 pm
McKinnon
McKinnon
8 April 2012

Buffalo Varieties

Buffalo Varieties
1, 2

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 2:30 pm
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cherub
Apr 07, 2012 9:43 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 8:53 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 4:28 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 9:45 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 5:16 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 12:27 pm
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 11:03 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 6:11 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 5:55 pm
Cooped07


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