Landscape & Garden Design
DilanHelp preparing soil for lawn and vegetable garden
9 December 2011
Hi all, Summer is here and we have finally managed to free up some time to clean up the back garden. Our back yard slopes downwards and we have a retaining wall to reduce…
bigclick_deanFinishing a brick wall
6 December 2011
Have you thought about using a cooking one? It looks like that is what they were using. http://www.kitchenwaredirect.com.au/Bak ... y-Bag-60cm Can probably pick them up…
chrisandkateLandscape and drainage problem - new finished house
5 December 2011
Thats not a drain, just storm water piping connected to your downpipes. You will need a minimum of 50mm of coverage above those pipes to the under side of any paving or…
TheGardenWhispererPlant ideas for against front of house
2 December 2011
Check the sticky on designing your garden or what ever I called it. There's a link to the WA water corp which has a plant selection guide you won't go wrong with. Just…
TheGardenWhispererNew Soft Leaf Buffalo full of seed heads
28 November 2011
You bought it because you got sucked into the branding and marketing behind all the turf varieties like we all get sucked into the features and benefits of cars. Holden…
blockaHow to build a water barrier along the top of a rock
27 November 2011
Look at something like http://www.bondall.com/bondcrete/hydrocrete.html or one of the other products to add to the concrete mix.
HappyCamper_auTurf laying - not such a success
25 November 2011
Lissy Loo I got some a few days ago at a swimming pool supplier...admittedly not in your area but it's used widely in pool filters so that's another option. Like you, I…
applorCertified organic compost in Brisbane?
23 November 2011
I just found this shop at Eight Mile Plains in Brisbane who are selling AS4454 cert compost for $72/m3: http://www.redbacklandscaping.com.au/?m=5&id=1010&c=221
TheGardenWhispererTamara1975 - Landscaping - a work in progress :)
21 November 2011
Make sure you read the turf threads to get a lawn that needs next to no water, fert or care. It all comes down to what you do with the soil right now.
TheGardenWhispererIrrigation - Connection piece between PRV and LPDE?
20 November 2011
This goes at the very head of the system http://www.wetearth.com.au/Product/Prod ... ductID=173 Then this http://www.wetearth.com.au/Product/Prod ... uctID=3118 Followed…
corkedHow To- Installing a rain sensor (or rain and freeze sensor)
19 November 2011
Spectacular detail Fu Manchu. Love your work!!!
Japonica26Wintergrass and other weeds in new turf
19 November 2011
I just wanted to update as well that after the first couple of crops of weeds in winter and early spring, there are very few weeds now. The winter grass is gone. There has…
TheGardenWhispererDrip irrigation setup - air release and flush valves
17 November 2011
That will work. The tough thing with this stuff is that in a grid it is really hard to work the soil when you need to. The end result is something that isn't so…
acrebuild1Help with decking or slab/tiling our back outdoor area
15 November 2011
We are on a property and recently moved in - This is an old photo but i wanted some advice. We have a tiled alfresco area, and wanting to extend the area, so we have 2…
Pretty sure these are about the only std ones around Perth right now. http://florabase.dec.wa.gov.au/browse/profile/2050 So no summer flower.
Lawn was going great, now this
Well with the soil prep advice we have on board here, it can be turned around in a matter of months with the right basis for growth. It should be looking great after 6…