Landscape & Garden Design
how to use seamungus and blood and bone
If your lawn has just been laid, just leave it be. It is tempting for peeps to get all excited and want it to grow and just insistently feed it. Just rake over a series of…
Pulling up existing turf and laying soft leaf buffalo ......
If you grow the lawn totally organically they will after a few years handle far more than mainstream turf care will ever produce. Zeolite is an incredibly important…
What's the best landscaping option for backyard alley?
There are a few ideas at this link, http://www.abc.net.au/gardening/stories/s1785393.htm I prefer to put a few garden wires in a sort of fan pattern and train the…
Mulch or Rocks..... or any other suggestions welcome!
A search on mulch topics using my name alone will give about 20 pages of info.
Yellow patches in my Sir Walter Buffalo lawn
Deep watering is something that should be avoided. We need to achieve a similar result with a series of short waters so that moisture is absorbed into the soil at the…
Re: Set the standard with Easy Topiary
Anything can be. A Hakea can be, so can a Callistemon, So can many Acacia's. A Caprosma can be. Any shrub at all pretty much lends its self to the art of Topiary. Like…
Lawn Mower / Mulcher? Petrol / Electric / Battery?
Sorry NiMa i believe in Old School go with a 16in reel 4 stroke brigs & strat it wont let you down its a better cut for buffalo Lawns you might get away with using a…
Looking to sell Feb '12 onwards... garden fix ideas!?
Hi there, Looking for some landscaping advice for our backyard. We want to sell our house early next year but need to keep costs down. Our front yard is lovely and…
Treated timber post + quickset concrete mix
You can get a variety of different stirrups (usually galvanised) that you set into the concrete and then bolt the post to the stirrup. It stops the post from coming into…
Help identifying and erradicating these weeds!
Fine paintbrush, Roundup, work backwards, don't tread on it and spread it everywhere! Got it! I'll make a trip to the shops tomorrow and get it done. Thanks a lot for…
Certified organic compost for lawn top dressing in Melbourne
thanks, I just need to level the lawn and fill some dips etc. can I just use organic lawn mix to achieve a smoother level finish? No idea what type of soil was used on…
Landscape with slope block, your advise much appreciate!!!
Got a quotation as below: . pave path from footpath to front step with Bink pavers, 1.5 metres wide . place stones/gravel down side of house from front corner of house to…
Best ground for firm decking - to concrete or not?
thanks for the feedback I think we've decided to leave the concrete off the build for now. They were going to do it afterwards at the same time as the garage so not part…
Try looking at this page http://www.burkesbackyard.com.au/factsh ... -Plant/133 (which I found through use of the great and mighty google )
Non-deciduous tree/shrub Adelaide Hills/mostly cool climate?
Full sun, along a north facing fence and copping the sun from the west as well. Exposed to wind, not sheltered by any other buildings, trees, etc.
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