Landscape & Garden Design
notremaisonGarden installation prep - how much for a bobcat+truck?
17 July 2011
Not sure if you're in a growing area or not with lots of development going on, but about 2 weeks ago walked across the street and asked the guys doing site and driveway…
arcturusAdvice on plant selection along "pool" fence (photos incl)
15 July 2011
FYI, ended up putting in a combination of Kangaroo Paw and Camelias (which we'll eventually prune into standards). We liked the idea of flowers throughout the year. If…
The Garden WhispererWhats this small pile of dirt popping up all over my lawn
12 July 2011
It can be worms, or beetle larvae of some sort. Either way they are no threat to your lawn what so ever. as for the rest of the lawn, its going to bounce back fine when it…
The Garden WhispererWoodchips dumped on land - can they be used as mulch
12 July 2011
You'll be better off using it to cover your block between finishing the house and doing the landscaping. Once you workout the design etc, you will have a heap of new soil…
Creating Edible Gardens with Peter Coppin
Hi everyone, I’m privileged to be associated with City Farm (http://perthcityfarm.org.au) to bring you this double workshop: All About Growing Citrus,…
bashworthIs this a safe location for ag pipe?? Residual water?
11 July 2011
If the pipe is at the bottom of the trench the residual water will be minimal and as long as the underside of the slab is protected there shouldn't be a problem. The…
Newly laid turf and waterlogged soil - Video within
It will be cool. Just lots of patience. Even if bits go yuck it doesn't mean all is lost. We can turn an entire brown lawn back to green easy as with the right things and…
Backyard Flooding and Plants
Adding gypsum is not really going to cut it. It only works on a few clay types, not all generic clays and over all a better return on investment will be had from adding…
Trimming a council owned tree that overhangs my lan
You are treading on dangerous ground. Be proactive. Don't prune this your self. Make full use of the skills of a trade qualified Arborist. They are very different to a…
What does EZ look like in winter?
If you have followed the turf farms advice or the soil place advice, you can bet it will look like absolute poo. If you have done your reading here at homeone and followed…
bashworthRetaining wall - Crushed brick instead of crushed rock
7 July 2011
mortar stuck to the bricks will be fine
YellowCan anyone recommend a good landscaper in the South Eastern
4 July 2011
Hi Can anyonoe recommend a good landscaper in the South Eastern Suburb. If you are happy with your landscaper can you post a photo of your garden. Thanks Yellow
Dollarfull succulent garden - perth
26 June 2011
http://www.debraleebaldwin.com/SucculentGarden.htm I think it's an excellent idea. I was browsing some succulent websites today in search for something for the front with…
KerryFNOT FOR ARACHNOPHOBIC: what spider is this?
22 June 2011
Sorry Starz - I've not been around much lately! It looks like a type of spined or jewel spider, which are orb weaving spiders, but a different species to the one I…
The Garden WhispererRecommendations to buy planter troughs (Melbourne)
22 June 2011
Have you searched rain water tank places. They will have colour bond troughs. One piece and plonk them down. No painting should be needed if they do the same colourbond colours.
LexHow dry (or wet) was your ground when you did the Driveway?
21 June 2011
Thanks guys. I already hear them saying "you have the steel, bla bla .. why are you so worried ... "