Landscape & Garden Design
Artificial Turf Tiles - Bunnings
Question for Kyton - definintely is an excellent idea for around the pool. Grass clippings add phosphate which helps your pool go green.
Can you tell me - is it very…
4.5 acres of no garden - what to do!!!!
Before I go too far. I have been experimenting with my nature strip. Paper daisy, Brachyscome and Erica. It's going crazy. I planted some out in sweeping patches. It's…
Magnolia Silver Cloud
Don't get caught up
In the acid and alkaline crap.
The more organic you do the gardens and landscapes, the less relevance pH has.
Use certified organic potting mix if…
Yeah the frangipani is awesome for you lucky northerners.
Yeah that's a great point. Guess who is the god of pleaching, Yep Topiarius
First time gardener
Is the front door up at the left side, at the top of the path? Is that a pathway across the middle to the garage access?
Good picture thanks.
Im thinking you will need…
Aug 25, 2011 10:10 am
What's between your garage door and fence?
Huggy, I'd chuck in some organic compost and some bentonite clay maybe some rock minerals. Get some tubestock Grevillea Gin Gin Gem and there is an idea for that spot.…
securing wooden slats as screening
Is this a timber paling fence, as I'm just looking to do the same thing if the case? I was wondering if they additional weight would cause any issues.
Empire Zoysia Lawn Brown in Winter HELP
Yeah Fu its a schizo grass, obviously it has great cold hardiness in the right situation. The areas in my yard that get frosted are actually greener than the protected…
Interlock patio curve
if the job isnt finished then it isnt to late, landscapers like that really piss me off, it isnt hard to cut a paver But also if you paid cheap then you get cheap. Yes you…
Place to buy bulk plants?
I like http://www.gardenexpress.com.au It's based in Victoria but does ship to other state. Very good prices for bulk items.
Have en1 used this company?
Yeh sorry, Perth. They were building my Outdoor area. Started a few weeks back. They hadn't rocked up since last wednesday. But I received an email today to say they went…
Aug 18, 2011 1:04 am
How do we landscape a sloping block
I think its a god send. I hate doing flat gardens, too boring. A slight slope is a far more realistic setup for a landscape.
Section it with…
Aug 15, 2011 9:46 am
Riverstone sources Western Australia
As big a trip as it would be, it will pay for itself
Maybe hire a small truck for the day to do it, much safer than towing a trailer loaded with stone over such a long…
Neighbour blocking trees
Magnificent Elms, and Oak trees, along with Cedars, Pine and all sorts of things that grow to the sky !!
Ever heard of Bonsai ?
In other words plant what you want and…
Aug 14, 2011 7:53 pm
Aug 14, 2011 7:12 pm
Sir Walter fertilizer with pre-emergent
Thanks, BK. Yes, the little bit that I read about it, it does seem like it's fairly restricted in availability and also in target seeds. Even found one so-called organic,…
Here's one c/o google images
and this one you may have seen on The…
Help! retaining Wall question
thanks guys..... just what we thought although i tool a trip to see the guys who designed the wall after he didn't return my phone calls and he…
Yep, one of the best.
The Monstera, spaths, and surprising to many, some succulents will love those conditions Echeverias are great
decking depth enquiry
thanks for all that info notremaison.. appreciate it.. i will be making a new thread for my decking adventure and your very welcome to advice
They look like poo after they have been lopped. The do branch out. Overall the wrong plant for the position. Many landscapers are seemingly brainwashed to use cordylines…
Bumpy new turf !
Normal top soil will give more opportunity for a sustainable lawn. They create the very situations an environment for all the problems we all try to avoid with our…
Rate my mulch?
Aggh yes nearly all councils offer free mulch but... this stuff is already composting and dopesn't really form a mulch much better than you have. The spread of weeds and…
Retaining wall advice needed
These are very similar to Tasman Blocks. You may want to do a price comparison to ensure you are getting the best value for money.
I got my blocks at Masonry and Slate…
Magnolia grandiflora 'St Mary'
Hence the best time to plant a tree was 20 years ago The second best time is now.
It is a wise person who plants a tree knowing they may never see the shade it will…
Sub surface irrigation
In particular this from page 26.
The essentials are:
• Means to protect the system from root-intrusion as detailed…