Landscape & Garden Design
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…
dons80Lawn Mower / Mulcher? Petrol / Electric / Battery?
7 November 2011
Sorry NiMa i believe in Old School go with a 16in reel 4 stroke brigs & strat it wont let you down its a better cut for buffalo Lawns you might get away with using a…
kelsLooking to sell Feb '12 onwards... garden fix ideas!?
5 November 2011
Hi there, Looking for some landscaping advice for our backyard. We want to sell our house early next year but need to keep costs down. Our front yard is lovely and…
pisceanTreated timber post + quickset concrete mix
31 October 2011
You can get a variety of different stirrups (usually galvanised) that you set into the concrete and then bolt the post to the stirrup. It stops the post from coming into…
DJVegeHelp identifying and erradicating these weeds!
29 October 2011
Fine paintbrush, Roundup, work backwards, don't tread on it and spread it everywhere! Got it! I'll make a trip to the shops tomorrow and get it done. Thanks a lot for…
jhajjpCertified organic compost for lawn top dressing in Melbourne
21 October 2011
thanks, I just need to level the lawn and fill some dips etc. can I just use organic lawn mix to achieve a smoother level finish? No idea what type of soil was used on…
umehomesLandscape with slope block, your advise much appreciate!!!
20 October 2011
Got a quotation as below: . pave path from footpath to front step with Bink pavers, 1.5 metres wide . place stones/gravel down side of house from front corner of house to…
aniseBest ground for firm decking - to concrete or not?
19 October 2011
thanks for the feedback I think we've decided to leave the concrete off the build for now. They were going to do it afterwards at the same time as the garage so not part…
14 October 2011
Try looking at this page http://www.burkesbackyard.com.au/factsh ... -Plant/133 (which I found through use of the great and mighty google )
RoarNon-deciduous tree/shrub Adelaide Hills/mostly cool climate?
9 October 2011
Full sun, along a north facing fence and copping the sun from the west as well. Exposed to wind, not sheltered by any other buildings, trees, etc.
TalismuttSlope near weep holes, retaining to make a ramp, help!
3 October 2011
Thanks for the idea, decking hadn't even crossed my mind till now. Now to learn how to deck!
sluggerdogJarrah Stain on Treated Pine - Retaining Wall - It's Too RED
3 October 2011
We ended up going with it and while I still don't like it the red has dulled down a lot. Am thinking of putting another colour on top. Maybe merbru (spelling??)
notremaisonLooking for a landscape and fencing company
2 October 2011
Have a look at listing it on servicecentral.com.au and you can get up to 3 quotes. It's busy this time of year so you should get one that's available this way. A lot of…