Landscape & Garden Design
FACADE RETAINING WALL SYSTEMS
It will work out cheaper - if the size of your fence matches up with the size of their pannels. From what I understood, because of all the reo in the pannels they are a…
Frogs in the Garden
They maybe mole crickets or sand gropers. MOre likely. Have a listen to these sounds of the Perth metro frogs. If it's not one of these sounds, it will be the above…
Info on sharing a garden bore in Perth
There are many areas around Perth now having bores going dry or toxic. It may be a matter of time also before the Water Corp put metres on the bores. This has been done in…
Yep council. it was a condition of council consent.
I've spoken to our landscape designer and we are changing to mulch which I don't mind.
Planting grass seed
There is loads of posts on lawns and including seeds. Please have a browse of the soil prep info in the lawn stickies at the top of the forum
my sick azalea
I'd be very satisfied that it's not a pH thing. The surrounding plants look great. It is root problem. Now while you may not notice much around the top going on, the new…
what should i plant down my 40m driveway
For West Aussies, there is one better still. The Zig Zag wattle. Just amazing. More like spanish moss than a tree I think in Victoria there is a few native nurseries…
Roadbase under topsoil Dilema
Dingo is fine on most large rear wheel drive cars like Falcon or Commodore. Might get interesting towing with a Camry.
Apr 13, 2011 11:54 pm
What shrub is this?
It just needs pruning to thicken it up, Nott. Perhaps you should take your secateurs over and help them out.
I have before and after pics of my garden as a whole (might start a separate thread on that later ) but not many before and afters of individual plants.
Here are a few…
Apr 15, 2011 2:49 pm
Council require landscape plan?
Call the Landscape industry association first. It's just a phone call and they might have some excellent advice to further help Overall it depends on who is the builders…
Plants for Rocks
If you're after smaller Hardenbergia's, try the Mini Haha's.... only about 30cm high x 1m wide
An even better option would be the Kennedia nigricans, Coral Vine. An excellent bird attracting native climber that will grow faster than a…
Transformers. Garden Lighting.
Thanks Skippious and Jetson.
So you just have the power running externally if it's got a built in transformer. Mainly I want something with decent light and a bollard.…
Over wet soil
perlite and spongolite are the go also. Very important, help the heavier soils to aerate and dry a little better. Helps nutrients stay put when the rain starts chucking…
ANY SUGGESTIONS !!!!
Lilly pilly is fine if you want to use pesticides forever more
Looking at the soil your in WA?
For the soil bentonite clay is a must as is zeolite. Then certified…
Retic problem, installed professionally
we had ours done by T.E and have lost about 3 sprinklers out the rear that need to be fixed and a decent leak from the drippers.. they fixed the front because anyone can…
That ebay page links to a few actual stores (real stores) that sells the perlite if you don't want to order online. The one at Varsity lakes here on the coast sell the…
Apr 21, 2011 4:43 pm
Just stick with the local black kanga paw which is available now. Big red, yellow gem. Can't go wrong.
Apr 22, 2011 6:35 pm
mowing without catcher
Has anyone ever seen a giant catcher on the back of the mower at the golf course??? No
What comes from your soil should go back to your soil …
Apr 23, 2011 5:54 pm
Thanks, on our house plan the builders had to put in a retaining wall and agi drain. They put the retaining wall up but we have dug behind the wall and discovered no…
Installing Ag pipe
More inclined to use vertical drain next to footing, with flo pipe at base. Don't forget to incorporate some surface drainage.
Digging a narrow trench along the footing by…
Retaining wall question
I was reading a Gardening Book and they suggested you dig the footings about 30cm down and fill with concrete even for 1-2 brick height walls.
Also I was at Bunnings over…
Rendered Fencing Costs
Do you want Single brickwork with piers, Double brickwork with piers or Piers and timber?
Can you post or pm a pic of style you…
timber fence screen query
No my land is higher than theres, and i'd prefer the privacy. My alfresco is only 3 meters from the rear fence and only about 1.8 to the sides so there isnt much privacy…
Apr 28, 2011 10:39 pm
Mozzie's Landscaping adventure - Finished!
Really nice job, Mozzie. Love the terracing at the back.
The new place looks great. I don't envy you the mowing, but I'm sure the peace and beautiful surroundings will…
Landscaping on Extremely Reactive Soil
I'm sure someone here will be able to send me in the right direction - hopefully!
We are building on an E class block and so the slab was raised 500mm…