Landscape & Garden Design
Where can I buy these freestanding outdoor point outlets?
Yeah the RCD 4 way block is all I would feel comfortable with. At least use an RCD inline cord. I use those religiously. The one time you need them is not going to be the…
How rain-proof are paved areas?
Yeah, you are over thinking ot all a bit. Just smash down some pavers and maybe do similar to Keks place with some gravel between them. Do them down on a good bed of…
The Garden WhispererBore versus rainwater tanks? (Perth)
15 September 2011
Rain water tanks how ever are very good for plumbing into the home utilities like the dunny and the washing machine. That is worthwhile and useful for reducing your water…
Rubber Flooring under trampoline
Do your research on recycled rubber products around the kids! The chemicals that leach from that stuff are not cool. If they were cool, when tyre factories go up in…
Sir Walter Grass Problem - Please Help Me :'(
Absolutely fine. That is excellent considering your lawn likes heat and its very chilly right now. Totally normal for the edges to brown off even in summer. You have done…
Anyone know what this might be......
I'm fairly sure I know the product you have there. Check the details. If it has a certification from BFA on it, contact them with this as well. http://www.bfa.com.au/ The…
Osmocote plus Organics + Powerfeed ?
Well they do very different things. You are looking at just one component of what is happening. All that will happen is the plant will use only what it wants and the rest…
Fast growing tropical plants to block neighbours
Be very cautious with Gleditsia. These are aggressive trees with a knack for producing prolific suckers. They can be a bit large for most gardens. If buying advanced…
qonyxTimber Wooden Privacy Screen - Questions????
6 September 2011
Ok as promised here are some pics and my process for building this Supplies required to build 2.4m high screen by 3.6m wide 15 x 20kg bags cement & aggregate mix @…
Planned LScapeAnyone recommend a landscaper in Geelong?
3 September 2011
I have a mate who has a business that operates mostly in the Geelong area called Busy Ant Landscapes. His name is Luke. I havent spoken to him for years though and havent…
Planned LScapeIs the cost of this work too high?
3 September 2011
Lots of variables there that can significantly affect the price. Foundation of paving- will it be crushed rock base laid on sand or concrete base laid on mortar and…
jaeleeAlternative for clumping bamboo - UPDATED PHOTOS 9 MONTHS ON
2 September 2011
WombatBreathHelp me choose a tree to block my rear neighbour
1 September 2011
Another option that you might want to consider (that I have used) is _clumping_ bamboos. Make sure that it is NOT a running variety - only consider clumping. I reckon that…
WHEN TO MOW NEWLY LAID TURF???
Grass seeds sold are among the most water intensive available in Australia. Not really a sustainable alternative and somewhat controversial in turf circles. Come the heat…
The Garden WhispererUrgent Help! Strelitzia Nicolai are being eaten away
31 August 2011
Unless you are in the hills its unlikely, and that would be one very small possum. The wounds and damage on the plant are not all that fresh so the rats may have moved on.
sinnermanIdeas for a Sydney terrace garden/deck?
29 August 2011
Hi Everyone, I've started to put together some ideas and getting quotes for renovating the back courytard of my terrace house in Sydney, but I'm finding it difficult to…
The Garden Whispererwhat to do with this space?
29 August 2011
Whoops, wrong link http://www.homeone.com.au/articles/land ... ape_design