Landscape & Garden Design
Weeds on Empire Zoyzia Lawn after first mowing
The things in the weed spraying threads, of which there must be around 100. Prolly just the EZ flower/seed heads though. Doesn't look like a problem to me. Normal for them…
1st Home Owner- Beginning Gardener
The leaf and twig piles should go straight back onto the garden. return all that organic material back to your soil. Don't throw away such an important commodity for your soil
Sir Walter Buffalo lawn suitable in frosty regions?
Don't get me wrong, EZ, SW and Pal will go crap in the first winter but ongoing organic care will ensure each winter it gets better and better
Finding information on soil types in Central Coast NSW
Oh forgot to mention to add sand through clay soils as well. Just not as much as is suggested in many books. More compost than sand. Avoid layering soils, all the goodies…
shareneHelp.. do you have a solution for my backyard?
13 March 2011
Thanks for that. The best thing I ever did for my little one was get a border collie.. he is the best dog and can trust him alone with him, even if R does have a moment…
KerryFA bit of controversy here... and some more there
18 March 2011
Ooh, didn't expect that to work. Must be a bug, but I've changed the title of the thread slightly just to reflect the changing nature of this thread. Still some…
Big Nathrecommendations for bendable/curved garden edging?
20 March 2011
We used linkedge, fantastic product and highly recommend
KnockItDownRetaining wall - questions on concreting sleepers in ground
22 March 2011
yep - I'm painting my cut ends with some stuff a mate gave to me which is a black bituminous paint he didn't need anymore. As for how much water to use for the rapid set…
sowmLandscape Designer/Architect - Western Suburbs Melbourne
23 March 2011
We are in point cook area and getting our front landcaping done through Leading Landscapes, his name is Alan. We are very happy with his work and quite reasonable. I can…
KnockItDownrelative cost for a landscaper - 20m path down side of house
27 March 2011
Have you considered crushed granite instead of pavers or concrete?
BelialMixing grasses - Sir Walter and Empire Zoysia
31 March 2011
Cheers grasstree, as it turns out we still havent got around to the turf yet, for a number of reasons the main being the continued debate as to how much area to do...
Foma22I need a Structural Engineer to write an Engineered Report
8 April 2011
My gutters are not crossing the border line.
KnockItDownTimber retaining wall - how to attach sleepers to posts?
4 April 2011
and when you need to replace it from…
Which Nylex Eclipse Hose? - there are 3 different ones?
We use the plain old NTS and it does the job well in conditions that would make your average garden hose scared. Gets a kink, give it a yank and it goes straight.
Yucca Elephantipe Vs Gloriosa - Help needed
Treat most with caution. if you like small Yuccas then the Yucca desmetiana is the go. Elephantipes is a monster. Have fun digging one of them out! There are a few other…
What type of Soft Leaf Buffullo, too Many to choose from...
Too many to chose yes, agreed. are they different, well technically yes. Would you tell? No Price and service. My choice is Empire Zoysia over Buffalos and a blend of the…
What to plant in the Perth Hills?
Oh my goodness Peter Coppin (who will be at Garden week by the way) is doing a series of hands on workshops about fruit trees and espaliering them. PM me your email and…
What is overtaking my EZ lawn?
Looking at that again, that looks fungal to me. That will be a soil issue. Cheaper soils and composts encourage that as do fertilisers. It will recover. Molasses, dilute…