Landscape & Garden Design
Help! retaining Wall question
thanks guys..... just what we thought although i tool a trip to see the guys who designed the wall after he didn't return my phone calls and he…
Here's one c/o google images
and this one you may have seen on The…
Sir Walter fertilizer with pre-emergent
Thanks, BK. Yes, the little bit that I read about it, it does seem like it's fairly restricted in availability and also in target seeds. Even found one so-called organic,…
Aug 14, 2011 7:12 pm
Neighbour blocking trees
Magnificent Elms, and Oak trees, along with Cedars, Pine and all sorts of things that grow to the sky !!
Ever heard of Bonsai ?
In other words plant what you want and…
Aug 14, 2011 7:53 pm
Riverstone sources Western Australia
As big a trip as it would be, it will pay for itself
Maybe hire a small truck for the day to do it, much safer than towing a trailer loaded with stone over such a long…
How do we landscape a sloping block
I think its a god send. I hate doing flat gardens, too boring. A slight slope is a far more realistic setup for a landscape.
Section it with…
Aug 15, 2011 9:46 am
Have en1 used this company?
Yeh sorry, Perth. They were building my Outdoor area. Started a few weeks back. They hadn't rocked up since last wednesday. But I received an email today to say they went…
Aug 18, 2011 1:04 am
Place to buy bulk plants?
I like http://www.gardenexpress.com.au It's based in Victoria but does ship to other state. Very good prices for bulk items.
Interlock patio curve
if the job isnt finished then it isnt to late, landscapers like that really piss me off, it isnt hard to cut a paver But also if you paid cheap then you get cheap. Yes you…
Empire Zoysia Lawn Brown in Winter HELP
Yeah Fu its a schizo grass, obviously it has great cold hardiness in the right situation. The areas in my yard that get frosted are actually greener than the protected…
securing wooden slats as screening
Is this a timber paling fence, as I'm just looking to do the same thing if the case? I was wondering if they additional weight would cause any issues.
What's between your garage door and fence?
Huggy, I'd chuck in some organic compost and some bentonite clay maybe some rock minerals. Get some tubestock Grevillea Gin Gin Gem and there is an idea for that spot.…
Aug 25, 2011 10:10 am
First time gardener
Is the front door up at the left side, at the top of the path? Is that a pathway across the middle to the garage access?
Good picture thanks.
Im thinking you will need…
Yeah that's a great point. Guess who is the god of pleaching, Yep Topiarius
Yeah the frangipani is awesome for you lucky northerners.
Magnolia Silver Cloud
Don't get caught up
In the acid and alkaline crap.
The more organic you do the gardens and landscapes, the less relevance pH has.
Use certified organic potting mix if…
4.5 acres of no garden - what to do!!!!
Before I go too far. I have been experimenting with my nature strip. Paper daisy, Brachyscome and Erica. It's going crazy. I planted some out in sweeping patches. It's…
Artificial Turf Tiles - Bunnings
Question for Kyton - definintely is an excellent idea for around the pool. Grass clippings add phosphate which helps your pool go green.
Can you tell me - is it very…
Shoes look suspicious. Though, you can't beat my work gloves. (Old socks with a hint…
There are several sizes that you can get, depending on the look you are after. Sometimes shires put a permeability requirement on front boundary…
Good landscapers in the Hills District
We havent used these guys yet but Ive heard great things about them
Im based in Kellyville Ridge and are hoping to get them out for a plan and design at some stage next…
Aug 29, 2011 5:28 pm
Ideas for a Sydney terrace garden/deck?
I've started to put together some ideas and getting quotes for renovating the back courytard of my terrace house in Sydney, but I'm finding it difficult to…
WHEN TO MOW NEWLY LAID TURF???
Grass seeds sold are among the most water intensive available in Australia. Not really a sustainable alternative and somewhat controversial in turf circles. Come the heat…
Indian Inspired Alfresco and Garden
Hi Kek. How funny I had already purchased that book, It is FAB! Think it will be very useful. I will take your advise and get some quotes for the water feature. Thanks for…
Sep 01, 2011 8:27 pm
Another option that you might want to consider (that I have used) is _clumping_ bamboos.
Make sure that it is NOT a running variety - only consider clumping.
I reckon that…
Updated photo 9 months on…
Is the cost of this work too high?
Lots of variables there that can significantly affect the price.
Foundation of paving- will it be crushed rock base laid on sand or concrete base laid on mortar and…