Landscape & Garden Design
TheGardenWhispererLawn was going great, now this
15 November 2011
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…
piddo76My Landscape Plan - Help! Retaining walls + plants
14 November 2011
Which program did you use to do your house plan and gardening, etc?
keenAdvice on landscaping our small front yard - pics included
14 November 2011
Why not turn that whole area into a garden embankment using your rocks, natural mulch and indiginous plants to complement that wonderful gum tree? Stone steps, I would be…
TheGardenWhispererPerth Open Garden, Great Landscape ideas.
12 November 2011
Hey WA and especially Perth members, if you're looking for landscape ideas for your place it might pay to come along to this. viewtopic.php?f=35&t=52437
kelsTips for getting my lawn nice for house sale
12 November 2011
hehehe yeah I asked the guy in the garden place about molasses and he gave me a very strange look and told me I must have got the name wrong bahahaha.... I will still get…
Low Pressure Reticulation Problem
Yep change to MP's and use 19mm pipe or 20mm white pipe. Some peeps use the back tap as a source of water for the lines but that will have stuff all water flow out of it.
HOW DO I UNBLOCK MY IRRIGATION SYSTEM
Not good to mix different types of irrigation on the same line as well. That can compromise the integrity of the system in this case. They can not be unblocked. The pipe…
Back again for turf laying phase 2
You could just turn all the toppings and amendments (zeolite and perlite) through the top 30cm and then plant. Rake over some of that through the existing soil. Redo the…
Lawn repair and revival using soil amendments
Cheers Keen I did say I get to it but your wisdom has beaten me to it Folks don't go nuts with pumping stuff into the lawns. You'd be so amazed at how little they…
English Box on north facing balcony
If they are to have the best chance you need: *Deeper pots that are not self watering. (yes true) 30-40cm deep will be most effective. *Please don't use the peat moss on…
how to use seamungus and blood and bone
If your lawn has just been laid, just leave it be. It is tempting for peeps to get all excited and want it to grow and just insistently feed it. Just rake over a series of…
Pulling up existing turf and laying soft leaf buffalo ......
If you grow the lawn totally organically they will after a few years handle far more than mainstream turf care will ever produce. Zeolite is an incredibly important…
Reticulation system question
More importantly will be the way water is delivered is going to be the most efficient possible. There is some rubbish systems and confusing info out there. Do a search…
bashworthWhat's the best landscaping option for backyard alley?
8 November 2011
There are a few ideas at this link, http://www.abc.net.au/gardening/stories/s1785393.htm I prefer to put a few garden wires in a sort of fan pattern and train the…
cordyline red sensation v red star
Red star is lighter and has a lighter spine. Red sensation is darker in colour and uniform in colour. If using these in a landscape, please refrain from doing uniform…
Mulch or Rocks..... or any other suggestions welcome!
A search on mulch topics using my name alone will give about 20 pages of info.
Yellow patches in my Sir Walter Buffalo lawn
Deep watering is something that should be avoided. We need to achieve a similar result with a series of short waters so that moisture is absorbed into the soil at the…
Re: Set the standard with Easy Topiary
Anything can be. A Hakea can be, so can a Callistemon, So can many Acacia's. A Caprosma can be. Any shrub at all pretty much lends its self to the art of Topiary. Like…