Landscape & Garden Design
jetsonDwarf Lime Tree
23 December 2011
Looks like a citrus miner http://www.google.com.au/search?hl=en&q ... iAebxJXBAQ
alfabetaNative Garden design query - clay soil North lakes SE/QLD
19 December 2011
Hi all, I am having second thoughts...my yard has looked crap for so long, I just wanted a change out there... If anyone has tackled the clay pool problem before, please…
ms marieName this plant please!
18 December 2011
Sorry, Picard, could I use your topic to ask the same question? http://www.secretgardens.com.au/wordpre ... dwick6.jpg I am really in love with those trees. Are they…
HappyCamper_auWho needs grass out the front when you can have an orchard!
18 December 2011
My reply must be lost in cyberspace somewhere!! Anyway, just wanted to say you are setting yourself a challenge with growing tropical stuff in Melb but good on you for…
TheGardenWhispererJust laid turf...on a 35 degree day!
17 December 2011
All you need to do is read the two lawn threads we have dedicated a great many hours compiling using the absolute best info and advice. It is way ahead of what you will be…
gonecountryCountry Style Front Fence With Modern Facade?
16 December 2011
Thank you Fu Manchu. I was also thinking of incorporting hedges somehow. It will be a narrow drive so I don't think trees down the drive will be an option Anyone have…
Fixing backyard after being away for 5 months
I would just use a brush cutter and take it right back to the ground. (Or do it the feel good safe way by doing the job in increments as above) Hire the cutter. Spray…
Duranta Repens - frost tolerant?
Yes the leaves will go a dark purple if it gets cold. They will brown off after frosts sometimes. The plant should be ok in the end. Leave the dead material on till the…
Confused about Turf Underlay vs. Top Dressing
And here lays the problem with what I work on to get lawns better for you guys. If I were to, even here in WA, go to a common soil place and get some of these verbatim…
MattyK77HSTP irrigation systems - whats best surface or subsurface?
15 December 2011
Hello Suenmatt. We have recently purchased a 3/4 acre block in Moreton Bay Regional Council Shire - at Wamuran. The reasons for your investigation into effluent…
MMiadHelp please: 45-degree corners on timber retaining walls
14 December 2011
Like to hear from anyone who has actually worked with timber walls with 45 degree angles.
TheGardenWhispererFrost tolerant, fast growing large tree, not deciduos
13 December 2011
kermutMy Landscape project... help and suggestions required
12 December 2011
keenSOS - Yellow Gem kanga paws look like they are carkin it
12 December 2011
TheGardenWhispererSugestions for a big shady deciduous tree in Mandurah area
11 December 2011
Albizia julibrissin Can be bought via any garden centre. There are a few wholesale growers of them in the SW so garden centres can easily order them. If you have hassles I…
HappyCamper_auInstant turf or Synthetic turf for this lawn?
10 December 2011
I agree with previous comments re synthetic grass, it's just as much work as 'real' grass, very expensive and not good for anything or anyone. I planted lawn seed about…
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…
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