Landscape & Garden Design
Just laid turf...on a 35 degree day!
All you need to do is read the two lawn threads we have dedicated a great many hours compiling using the absolute best info and advice. It is way ahead of what you will be…
Country Style Front Fence With Modern Facade?
Thank you Fu Manchu. I was also thinking of incorporting hedges somehow. It will be a narrow drive so I don't think trees down the drive will be an option Anyone have…
Fixing backyard after being away for 5 months
I would just use a brush cutter and take it right back to the ground. (Or do it the feel good safe way by doing the job in increments as above) Hire the cutter. Spray…
HSTP irrigation systems - whats best surface or subsurface?
Hello Suenmatt. We have recently purchased a 3/4 acre block in Moreton Bay Regional Council Shire - at Wamuran. The reasons for your investigation into effluent…
Help please: 45-degree corners on timber retaining walls
Like to hear from anyone who has actually worked with timber walls with 45 degree angles.
Frost tolerant, fast growing large tree, not deciduos
My Landscape project... help and suggestions required
SOS - Yellow Gem kanga paws look like they are carkin it
Ref_KT's back yard - Feel free to comment
Sugestions for a big shady deciduous tree in Mandurah area
Albizia julibrissin Can be bought via any garden centre. There are a few wholesale growers of them in the SW so garden centres can easily order them. If you have hassles I…
Instant turf or Synthetic turf for this lawn?
I agree with previous comments re synthetic grass, it's just as much work as 'real' grass, very expensive and not good for anything or anyone. I planted lawn seed about…
Help preparing soil for lawn and vegetable garden
Hi all, Summer is here and we have finally managed to free up some time to clean up the back garden. Our back yard slopes downwards and we have a retaining wall to reduce…
Finishing a brick wall
Have you thought about using a cooking one? It looks like that is what they were using. http://www.kitchenwaredirect.com.au/Bak ... y-Bag-60cm Can probably pick them up…
Landscape and drainage problem - new finished house
Thats not a drain, just storm water piping connected to your downpipes. You will need a minimum of 50mm of coverage above those pipes to the under side of any paving or…
Plant ideas for against front of house
Check the sticky on designing your garden or what ever I called it. There's a link to the WA water corp which has a plant selection guide you won't go wrong with. Just…
Landscape and garden design
This will also help http://www.oleanurseries.com.au/comm_pl ... earch_id=7 Whoops, this one http://www.oleanurseries.com.au/gc_plan ... ant_id=520
Garden plans so far
If you are feeling keen and want to try some mass plantings of something. http://www.olelantana.com/ http://www.4seasonsseeds.com.au/epages/4seasons.sf
New Soft Leaf Buffalo full of seed heads
You bought it because you got sucked into the branding and marketing behind all the turf varieties like we all get sucked into the features and benefits of cars. Holden…
How to build a water barrier along the top of a rock
Look at something like http://www.bondall.com/bondcrete/hydrocrete.html or one of the other products to add to the concrete mix.
Certified organic compost in Brisbane?
I just found this shop at Eight Mile Plains in Brisbane who are selling AS4454 cert compost for $72/m3: http://www.redbacklandscaping.com.au/?m=5&id=1010&c=221
Tamara1975 - Landscaping - a work in progress :)
Make sure you read the turf threads to get a lawn that needs next to no water, fert or care. It all comes down to what you do with the soil right now.
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