Landscape & Garden Design
Newbie wanting to grow grass in backyard
I best point out first, Gypsum is a waste of time in my opinion but I do mention it because all the books say to do it and you guys want to hear me say it. As Dunart…
what is wrong with my gardenia florida?
Forget feeding them! Feed the soils microbes instead. Here on the Lower West Coast they could not hate our salty winds, our ripping high winds, our sand, the pH and no…
Sprinkler system for lawn
Folks I will add that I see the very big picture stuff associated with water use and while it is easy to think a simple system is about bodging things together, it is all…
Empire Zoysia - leaf blade turned purple?
Even if it is fungal for gods sake don't reach for the commonly recommended fungicides. They are more toxic in many cases than some of the ugliest pesticides. Common…
The Transition. (including more q for FU)
Have you ever been to the corner of Plain street and Hay street? In the park, they are London Plains. Not for urban planting Verges maybe but not household gardens. I'd…
how to calcuate how much turf you need
And add 5-10 on top of that to allow for cuts How many people go round trying to scab up turf because they were 3 rolls short at the end of the job
The Garden WhispererGetting gardens ready for Christmas
14 December 2010
Please folks, it is a tough time for Landscapers right now with everyone wanting their garden done before Christmas. We are all working very hard to achieve this for you
The Garden WhispererBushes, trees, shrubs or hedge for privacy
16 December 2010
They are very slow growing but worth the wait though. Prune after flowering and maybe a very light tip prune once or twice outside of that. They take years to flower.
The Garden Whispereryoung gum tree needs help to recover from a move
17 December 2010
No the slow release you have chosen feeds the plant and not the soil That is what I am saying. Feed the soil and the tree will be fine, do other stuff and watch it be all…
The Garden WhispererTURF LAYING SUMMARY and what has become many things turf :)
18 December 2010
Folks I am going to draw to a close this amazing thread. It will remain a sticky but with 20 what ever pages, it is past the effectiveness it was. The same questions…
xquisiteAustralian fence sheets worth extra cost vs imported?
19 December 2010
With it being an outdoor product that you want to last, and the many different grades of steel available, I would go Colorbond every time.
paul.jason** URGENT !! ** Empire Zoizia Turf Available - UNTIL TUESDAY
20 December 2010
Hehe.....Bugger ! Well it went off to the tip today - it's probably not enough for much. We got rid of the pallet too. Ah well, better excess than not enough Good luck…
The Garden WhispererArtificial Turf that doesnt shine and cool to touch?
21 December 2010
It's going to be interesting how lawns pan out when carbon trading comes around
The Garden WhispererGREEN MULCH - Fu where are you ?!
21 December 2010
That's cool You are as much help by being a good ambassador in your area for the same methods It won't just benefit you, It will help all your neighbours and they can…
yvette72What to do with the area between the shed and the fence
21 December 2010
yes we had the same problem with ours but we had a easement but council gave us permission to concrete across they said if need be they would concrete cut it and put new…