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KerryF
KerryF
18 February 2011

Name that Gum - anyone any good at this?

Name that Gum - anyone any good at this?
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Grrrr show off :( Seriously though, glad you got the software working. Now, can you give me a list of narrow leaved peppermint species that are not indigenous to the…

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KerryF
Feb 18, 2011 3:15 pm
KerryF
TheGardenWhisperer
TheGardenWhisperer
19 February 2011

Spying neighbour - Screening Trees

Spying neighbour - Screening Trees

What happens with a clump of bamboo 3m wide in a garden bed against a fence 500mm wide?

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TheGardenWhisperer
Feb 19, 2011 1:21 am
TheGardenWhisperer
TheGardenWhisperer
TheGardenWhisperer
19 February 2011

Help me find an alternative to Leighton Greens

Help me find an alternative to Leighton Greens

Then go ahead and use conifers. All the rage again in Europe.

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TheGardenWhisperer
Feb 19, 2011 1:22 am
TheGardenWhisperer
TheGardenWhisperer
TheGardenWhisperer
19 February 2011

New Garden Ideas - NOR Perth

New Garden Ideas - NOR Perth

Poo. Have a look at agonis in new areas. They look shite. Blown over to one side, all sparse on one side and full of foliage the other. There's a road near mine that has…

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TheGardenWhisperer
Feb 19, 2011 1:39 am
TheGardenWhisperer
TheGardenWhisperer
TheGardenWhisperer
19 February 2011

Laying turf.....for those who know nothing !!

Laying turf.....for those who know nothing !!

Have a search on here for zeolite. There is even a few threads listing who sells it and where. Stockfeed and farm shops are different to pet supply shops.

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TheGardenWhisperer
Feb 19, 2011 1:44 am
TheGardenWhisperer
TheGardenWhisperer
TheGardenWhisperer
19 February 2011

EZ not growing in some places, what do you think

EZ not growing in some places, what do you think

Still soil prep is critical with this turf variety. Layering soils can mean with many popular turf varieties they can't handle conditions or extremes. What's behind the…

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TheGardenWhisperer
Feb 19, 2011 10:16 am
TheGardenWhisperer
TheGardenWhisperer
TheGardenWhisperer
19 February 2011

Retic issue - a station stays on all the time

Retic issue - a station stays on all the time

Yes it will be reducing pressure as more water is diverted away from where you want it to be. In all likely hood the valve will be the problem. Try cleaning the valve…

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TheGardenWhisperer
Feb 19, 2011 1:53 pm
TheGardenWhisperer
lachjor
lachjor
19 February 2011

Laying turf - alternative to organic soil improver.

Laying turf - alternative to organic soil improver.

I'm not in Perth :( If we HAD to compromise... would it be better to use less of top quality organic soil (the one I've priced up is from Mumballup Organics), or better to…

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lachjor
Feb 19, 2011 9:16 pm
lachjor
mecha-wombat
mecha-wombat
19 February 2011

A massive thick black hairy spider - help!

A massive thick black hairy spider - help!
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Try spending a week in the cleanest air in the world in NW Tasmania and then flying back into Sydney its a killer

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mecha-wombat
Feb 19, 2011 9:25 pm
mecha-wombat
Gone Ducky
Gone Ducky
20 February 2011

Benefits of Local Native Plant Societies

Benefits of Local Native Plant Societies

Wildflower Society of WA is http://members.ozemail.com.au/~wildflowers. There is also a FB page but you need to be a member to access…

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Gone Ducky
Feb 20, 2011 12:26 pm
TheGardenWhisperer
TheGardenWhisperer
21 February 2011

Mushrooms on ez turf

Mushrooms on ez turf

And they are returning an enormous amount of nutrient back to the soil in very available forms for the plant.

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TheGardenWhisperer
Feb 21, 2011 12:22 pm
TheGardenWhisperer
mecha-wombat
mecha-wombat
21 February 2011

Weed or not?

Weed or not?

A weed is any plant growing where you dont want it so to the OP it is a weed

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mecha-wombat
Feb 21, 2011 7:22 pm
mecha-wombat
TheGardenWhisperer
TheGardenWhisperer
22 February 2011

Tainted EZ turf rolls - should I give supplier a serve?

Tainted EZ turf rolls - should I give supplier a serve?
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Empress can be a monster and that's why I don't recommend it for domestic applications. You need to own your own edger (proper edger not whipper snipper) and reel…

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TheGardenWhisperer
Feb 22, 2011 12:56 am
TheGardenWhisperer
TheGardenWhisperer
TheGardenWhisperer
22 February 2011

Zeolite Powder form - where to buy Perth?

Zeolite Powder form - where to buy Perth?

You may have to go with granulated zeolite. Aerate the lawn or hire a turf corer and then rake in sodium bentonite and zeolite ;)

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TheGardenWhisperer
Feb 22, 2011 1:24 am
TheGardenWhisperer
Micklou
Micklou
22 February 2011

Lilly Pilly "Lulu"

Lilly Pilly "Lulu"

Thank you Fu! The reason for the LuLu was that fact that it was resistant, and we are trying to have a strong native presence in our new landscape. Thank you for the…

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Micklou
Feb 22, 2011 7:23 am
cheeky123
cheeky123
22 February 2011

Cost of paying someone to do your deck

Cost of paying someone to do your deck

Thanks for that. I did a dumb girl measure...might be an expensive exercise!!!

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cheeky123
Feb 22, 2011 1:49 pm
forest24
forest24
23 February 2011

Cheap crushed rock (or similar) in Tarneit area

Cheap crushed rock (or similar) in Tarneit area

if I remember correctly it was $35 m3, plus $25 for delivery , but that may have changed ,

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forest24
Feb 23, 2011 10:04 am
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chrisandkate
Feb 23, 2011 1:52 pm
NcgQ
NcgQ
25 February 2011

Decking and Turf Installation

Decking and Turf Installation

Hi Guys I am looking for someone who install Classic Decking in Berwick (VIC - 3806) and surrounding suburbs. Also I am looking for someone who install natural turf in…

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NcgQ
Feb 25, 2011 8:36 am
Not So Good
Not So Good
27 February 2011

New landscape in West Melbourne

New landscape in West Melbourne

Hi mate I live in your local area and have done quite an extensive Japaneese style garden which If i do say so looks quite magnificent, with Granite rocks and other…

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Not So Good
Feb 27, 2011 11:49 am
mecha-wombat
mecha-wombat
27 February 2011

Landscaping idea's for front garden

Landscaping idea's for front garden

a grafted weeping toothbrush grevillea would be very sexy

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mecha-wombat
Feb 27, 2011 5:23 pm
mecha-wombat
shonkster
shonkster
27 February 2011

Sandstone wall ideas please

Sandstone wall ideas please

We can't really do any more sandstone cutting..... The company that cut out that sandstone estimated 4 days to do the job, it ended up taking 17 days because the sandstone…

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shonkster
Feb 27, 2011 8:18 pm
mecha-wombat
mecha-wombat
28 February 2011

Driveway maintenance

Driveway maintenance

supposed to have Annual upkeep I never did mine in the 9 years I lived in my house

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mecha-wombat
Feb 28, 2011 10:07 pm
mecha-wombat
KerryF
KerryF
1 March 2011

Is it to late to plant out sweet potato in Melbourne?

Is it to late to plant out sweet potato in Melbourne?

Apparently yes. They grow shoots from their 'eyes', you cut that shoot out (with the bit of potato attached) then plant it. The rest of the potato will keep growing…

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KerryF
Mar 01, 2011 1:37 pm
KerryF
KerryF
KerryF
1 March 2011

Autumn/Winter garden flowers

Autumn/Winter garden flowers

Crikey, you're almost at Bacchus Marsh, so no idea about the best garden centre, but a quick search on google maps didn't throw up anything obviously close :( Try googling…

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KerryF
Mar 01, 2011 2:22 pm
KerryF
Lex
Lex
1 March 2011

Deliver, cover and let it sit - good idea?? Is Fu around?

Deliver, cover and let it sit - good idea?? Is Fu around?

Huh! I actually forgot about that! I really should be prepared for every step of the way!! I should also probably somehow break it to our landscaper that I might (just…

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Lex
Mar 01, 2011 9:52 pm
Lex
Yellow
Yellow
2 March 2011

Good Landscapers in South Eastern Suburbs

Good Landscapers in South Eastern Suburbs

Can anyonoe recommend a good landscapers in South Eastern Suburbs in VIC. Thanks Yellow

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Yellow
Mar 02, 2011 11:55 am
keen
keen
2 March 2011

Letterbox position

Letterbox position
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Put it just inside your boundary, next to the driveway or path to front door.

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keen
Mar 02, 2011 6:00 pm
KerryF
KerryF
3 March 2011

Songs of India

Songs of India

I was going to ask what on earth you were talking about, but just googled it instead! Dracaena reflexa 'Song of India' - results I found say it can be difficult to…

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KerryF
Mar 03, 2011 6:56 pm
KerryF
Lex
Lex
4 March 2011

Coloured sealer on plain concrete

Coloured sealer on plain concrete

Thanks kassan1973 :D BTW, noticed that this site says "93 MPA strength after 28 days" ... "A finish that is stronger than concrete itself" ... :shock: This finish layer then…

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Lex
Mar 04, 2011 9:18 am
Lex
Lex
Lex
6 March 2011

Feedback on dry stack retaining walls

Feedback on dry stack retaining walls

Hmm ... feedback = zero. :shock: Question too trivial?? :th: Or hard?? :th: Or boring? Anyhow, I'm not closer in figuring out why these blocks go black and is it possible to wash…

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Lex
Mar 06, 2011 9:36 pm
Lex
Lex
Lex
12 March 2011

Light coloured pavers - maintenance?

Light coloured pavers - maintenance?

Thanks, tm :D ... have to admit that I thought that your a/f tiles were grey :oops: Hmmm ... if tiles are so hard to keep clean, I can only imagine that pavers would be even…

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Lex
Mar 12, 2011 11:48 pm
Lex
just Erin
just Erin
7 March 2011

Little help please? Plant ideas

Little help please? Plant ideas

Looks fantastic :z: :z: :z: Lex - it's a clumping bamboo... not sure which one (from the same massive clump that we just planted out in our side yard). Over 3 years the clump…

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just Erin
Mar 07, 2011 12:57 pm
just Erin
Althom
Althom
7 March 2011

Good lawnmowing service SOR

Good lawnmowing service SOR

Have asked multiple mowers to mow it long. Most of them say "no problem" and then proceed to scalp it and then say it died because of a lack of water. Others just say…

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Althom
Mar 07, 2011 5:04 pm
Althom
BeatrixKiddo
BeatrixKiddo
7 March 2011

Name that tree!

Name that tree!

An Elm tree of some sort. Maybe a golden elm.

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BeatrixKiddo
Mar 07, 2011 9:17 pm
jess p
jess p
18 April 2011

OUTDOOR TIMBER SCREENING

OUTDOOR TIMBER SCREENING

love this timber screen...will definately be needing it in out backyard.....sydney neighbours :S

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jess p
Apr 18, 2011 4:28 pm
TheGardenWhisperer
TheGardenWhisperer
8 March 2011

How do I stop Cats ******* and **** in my garden

How do I stop Cats ******* and **** in my garden

There is already a heap of threads on this very topic. However a proactive council is of benefit to this particular one :)

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TheGardenWhisperer
Mar 08, 2011 12:21 am
TheGardenWhisperer
TheGardenWhisperer
TheGardenWhisperer
8 March 2011

Black Thumb - Dead Lawn Help

Black Thumb - Dead Lawn Help

There are a number of threads in the last 3-4 pages dedicated to this question.

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TheGardenWhisperer
Mar 08, 2011 12:35 am
TheGardenWhisperer
TheGardenWhisperer
TheGardenWhisperer
8 March 2011

Drip Systems - above or below surface?

Drip Systems - above or below surface?
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When rolling the pipe out, always unroll it the way it went onto the roll ;) Comes out dead straight every time ;) There are dollies available to sit the roll on and…

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TheGardenWhisperer
Mar 08, 2011 11:19 am
TheGardenWhisperer
TheGardenWhisperer
TheGardenWhisperer
8 March 2011

Powdery Mildew on rockmelon

Powdery Mildew on rockmelon

Still one million times better than the alternatives. Even if the milk didn't work for you in this case it is always worth being the first option. It will have also…

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TheGardenWhisperer
Mar 08, 2011 11:22 am
TheGardenWhisperer
TheGardenWhisperer
TheGardenWhisperer
8 March 2011

Eremophila 'Kalbarri carpet' dieing back

Eremophila 'Kalbarri carpet' dieing back

It will have more to do with what is grown by the nurseries that sell it. There are weak and strong plants being propagated and sold under the same name. Was discussing…

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TheGardenWhisperer
Mar 08, 2011 11:24 am
TheGardenWhisperer
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TheGardenWhisperer
Mar 08, 2011 11:28 am
TheGardenWhisperer
TheGardenWhisperer
TheGardenWhisperer
8 March 2011

mulch from mulchnet

mulch from mulchnet

I was at a mates house the other day. He is emerging into the world of new school horticulture :) We put this mulch down and for the first time he has never seen the garden…

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TheGardenWhisperer
Mar 08, 2011 11:34 am
TheGardenWhisperer
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KerryF
Mar 08, 2011 8:15 pm
KerryF
TheGardenWhisperer
TheGardenWhisperer
8 March 2011

Plastic Grass

Plastic Grass

Living in Perth, you would absolutely need irrigation. On 50m2 its a piece of cake. The temperature difference that small 50m2 will make to your home will be worth its…

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TheGardenWhisperer
Mar 08, 2011 9:49 pm
TheGardenWhisperer
TheGardenWhisperer
TheGardenWhisperer
8 March 2011

Hollow Retaining Blocks ??

Hollow Retaining Blocks ??

Yep :) They need to be filled with either blue metal, pea gravel or yellow brickies sand :)

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TheGardenWhisperer
Mar 08, 2011 10:10 pm
TheGardenWhisperer

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