Landscape & Garden Design
Pls help us choose the perfect tree/shrub! Adelaide Hills
Because you would do good soil prep first and add lots of perlite, zeolite and compost. Then of course a solid cover of raw uncomposted mulch from your local tree…
Who knows what these plants are?
Yeah the lawn will survive, but it will be prone to stress from cold and stress from heat. Its main root growth is going to only ever get to 100mm deep where as you want…
Terrible drainage in backyard - Help!
Add perlite and zeolite to the soil as well as sand. That will allow it to drain and dry faster but also absorb or rewet faster in summer. They also prevent nutrient…
If you do that, you'll be all like... http://s224.photobucket.com/albums/dd26 ... ecream.mp4
Q2Qhardwood decking tiles
5 June 2011
http://www.ikea.com/au/en/catalog/products/60174219 hope this help!
KerryFMelbourne RBG - the Children's Garden & Bamboo Forest
3 June 2011
Went to the Children's Garden in the Melbourne Royal Botanic Gardens last week and if anyone lives in the vicinity with small children, or like us a train ride away, then…
peter1Cheap bin hire in Sydney (to get rid of excess dirt)
1 June 2011
May have a few cubic meters of dirt to get rid of, they are the sticky kind (and really hard when dry), so not the top soil that someone wants. So I guess have to start…
keenOur garden pics - the results of this forum - thanks
25 May 2011
Amazing how simple gardening becomes when we ignore the plants and FEED THE SOIL, isn't it?
Raised garden beds: which way to go?
It does happen but it happens in certain situations. Do it right and its not an issue. Use a high grade soil. I don't find them at normal soil places Make sure there is a…
Japanese Maple and Verticillum wilt.....The Verdict!
Chuck em in a few metres apart. Do have a think about using other species though. Water water water. Its going to expensive! Very expensive and your climate there in…
evo550Timber Retaining Walls -Treated pine or hardwood?
20 May 2011
O.K. your in Brisbane, there is no provision in the Queensland Timbers tech data sheet for treated pine at the height you mentioned( 1m) the highest you can go is 800mm…
SOFT LEAF Sapphire Buffalo, what next?
Use Correa instead of Buxus, way better and faster with similar leaf. As a hedge, the make Buxus look bad. I love suggesting Melaleuca nesophila as a dense formal hedge.…
What is this on my gardenia please?
Still pretty hard to tell but there does look to be maybe mealy bug, aphids, sign of thrip and scale. It would be dead easy if we had it in our hands though to look at
qonyxCan you recommend a retaining wall builder in South West Syd
18 May 2011
Hi, Do any of you have any recommendations on retaining wall builder in Sydney. If so please PM me.... Thanks heaps in advance. Regards,
TheGardenWhispererColorbond fence - climber plants
17 May 2011
Nope. But that doesn't mean to say it can't be done. Use a climber and get mess, and a heap of growth up top with nothing down the bottom. Climbers climb up and not many…
TheGardenWhispererwhat's this invading my Sir Walter Buffalo turf?
15 May 2011
Nut grass is easy as to eradicate. I have made several posts on here covering nutgrass before It's all to do with which herbicide you choose. There is only one I'd…
Gone DuckyWhat type of garden for bushfire zone, in national park area
15 May 2011
I don't know which state you are in but this is for WA http://www.fesa.wa.gov.au/internet/default.aspx?MenuID=370&ContentID=562 . You are…
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