Landscape & Garden Design
deepsRaising garden height - installing retaining wall
15 June 2011
We've just had a garden bed put in with bricks. Going to render it. It's up against a colorbond fence, which won't take the load. The bed is only 500mm high. We are…
Pittosporum tenuifolium (screenmaster)
Here is the eco oil... http://www.greenharvest.com.au/pestcont ... _prod.html It's a worry that you could not find the eco oil at that place.
What is the name of this tree
I thought similar. Hard to tell from here but looks very much like a Peach or Nectarine. Looks like it has had some heavy pruning and that would explain the lack of flower…
Olsen's GreenBio still available in Perth? Alternatives?
TheGardenWhispererTrees and the people that care for them
11 June 2011
Oh no! I read it as being a very high standard! I often see marketing disguised as articles in magazines, the weekend paper on websites and yes this one too. I might…
TheGardenWhispererTree has fallen over, how long until it stands up again?
10 June 2011
Might take less than a year. There is no way a time frame can be put on things like that. What makes the difference is the health of the soil. In a good soil I'd expect a…
BeatrixKiddoWorking out how much turf i need
10 June 2011
Good one grasstree, the container that has the seeds in it even has a picture of our buffalo grass and its branded "lawn" pro. So even if prarie grass is meant to be sold…
StarzExterior Inground Lights in concrete, whats the process?
9 June 2011
okay, yes makes sense now. The electrician has laid the conduit to from the garage to the posts so I just have to show the concreter the plastic box and get the concreter…
TheGardenWhispererIs this Taro or calla lilly ?
8 June 2011
They are weeds They are ruining some beautiful wet land areas and gullys http://www.weeds.org.au/cgi-bin/weedide ... l&card=H10
DollarShow us your garden! Please. Tree mulch V Garden pebbles
7 June 2011
ooh thanks Fu. I will test out the Spongolite end of the week.
TheGardenWhispererWhich tree fern do I have?
7 June 2011
bashworthGap between neighbours fence and retaining wall- Suggestions
6 June 2011
As chris and kate have said you can't fill right to the fence but if you wan't to fill closer to the fence you could fill to say 100mm with a dry lean concrete mix. Thats…
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…