Landscape & Garden Design
pisceanHardenbergia comptoniana - How far spaced to hide fence?
9 April 2016
There are probably a lot out there that aren't quite as large and vigorous as the comptoniana. Just from experience alone though, I like the star jasmine (non native)…
CapnBloodbeardCan't get my lawn to take off! Should I change to buffalo?
9 April 2016
That's good to note....we fail hard at garden so low maintenance is probably best for us
BeatrixKiddoEmpire Zoysia turf help - Why is it different in one spot?
8 April 2016
Listen to the turf farm use a herbicide.. Don't rip it up for gods sake. You need to figure out exactly what weed it is, if it's a paspalum (most likely) there is a…
rubasurexFixing fence to top of sand stone blocks?
6 April 2016
We have a retaining wall built from sand stone blocks. The blocks are a rough rectangular shape and average about 1m long by about 500 square. The top (center) of the wall…
Help needed selecting plants for new garden - Perth WA
I'd like to see a photo
Permanent solution to wandering trad? (sick of weeding!)
I'd suggest the same thing ie poison it. My only concern is that if your neighbours are letting it grow it will just keep returning
MadamImAdamCalibrachoa (Bunnings 'Triple Treat) care and maintenance
1 April 2016
Hi all. I have a row of Triple treat (https://goo.gl/photos/XFe6f26rbxsWdSUS7) in my retaining wall. The wall is drained very well with ag line and gravel in the botom 80%…
Stewie DLandscaping and planting advice frangipani tree?
29 March 2016
Just make sure that wherever you plant the Frangipani it is free draining. They hate wet feet. I'd also plant it away from the driveway or path as others above have said…
happystarzGrass that can cope with autumn leaf fall and shade
21 March 2016
apparently the most shade tolerant buffalo is Sapphire buffalo, can tolerate up to 60-70 percent shade? If the area is 100 percent shaded though, probably won't cope.
happystarzWhere to purchase Bioassis Bactivate or equivalent in Melb?
9 March 2016
Hi, does anyone know where I can purchase Bioassis Bactivate or something equivalent from in Melbourne? thanks
Ideas how to design landscape for sloping front yard
Our block slopes down and we have built two retaining walls. Here is an old blog post of mine showing the walls. I'll be posting an update in a couple of days showing what…
Stewie DRetaining wall - Foundation and starter bar Q.
2 March 2016
Yes I would be too despite the small size of your wall. If you are using 12mm reo then drill 20mm ø holes at least and use chem-set to anchor the bars to the concrete. Stewie
Merida93Has anyone been the registered landscaper on their own build
1 March 2016
Hi all, I am building up in the Hunter Valley, NSW and also work in the landscaping and horticulture industry. I have all the relevant work site cards and qualifications.…
SaveH2OToo much compost-re Fu manchu's soil prep instruction
29 February 2016
Fu in one corner, the bobcat guy in the other. Fu by knock out!
BeatrixKiddoDepth of soil over sand and cement fill round pool
28 February 2016
500mm ideally, 300mm min. Check the drainage of the fill or the plants may drown.
6bangaOnion Weed - Help! how do you get rid of it...
19 February 2016
Im just glad im not the only one lol. Best time to tackle it is after extreme rainfall I find you can pull them up sometimes with the bulb still attached as the soil is…