Landscape & Garden Design
Fencing ideas for Rural property
we spend $ doing fencing but the dogs still got out,to fix fences properly would have cost $1000 of dollars.The pet containment fence cost us $1400 for 5 acres but we have…
E z lawn free
We had our lawn put inyesterday and there was a little extra that was free.prob about 3-4 m maybe a little more on 2 bits of rolls and a little more. We don't need it.…
Where to buy boulders
I've got mud rock for my garden from these guys;
Painting a retaining wall
Definately staining is better than painting as the moisture will push any coating off the surface eventually
painting can be done though
Oct 24, 2010 9:34 pm
Mulch depth and distances
The plants just need their stems clear. The roots will breath just fine and better covered with mulch
The mulch needs to be watered in with a strong jet of water from a…
What Hedge is this?
Yup indeedy! Hahaha yes I am back ...
And the plans are back on the drawing board!
Will be looking at Dodonea purpurea, Murraya or Photinia x fraseri ‘Red…
The bloom a bunch around the same time. After the petals start to turn from lively white slightly brown, the whole stem including leaves around the same around turns brown…
Charcoal coloured Tasman Blocks
800mm H x 34m L
Here is an old picture part way thru the…
Soil preparation for a garden bed
Thanks again guys. We are using a bucket under our tap in the laudry trough to catch any extra water when my 3 yr old son washes his hands. We'll just keep this water up…
need to dig it?
Don't forget that you will have to rotary hoe in the compost and it'll shrink down a bit when you do that and then water it.
I drove half way to Adelaide today to get my $20 trailer load of EMRC…
Plants at top of retaining wall
How bout a few Acacia's that like to hang down the retaining wall... river cascade is one the springs to mind..... if not barbed wire could work
Oct 29, 2010 10:49 am
Hydrostatic or manual ride on mower
I finally got that ride on mower. I got a great deal on the manual and dont regret it. Its fine for my block that has no trees, as yet. Huskvana are a great mower…
seed heads and empire turf
I should add that in commercial turf care the use of controlled release ammonia based chemical fertilisers is a valid method for caring and maintaining turf. These are…
How to stop weeds from growing
Using black plastic to smother weeds is a good eco-friendly way of doing it but it isn't for all weeds such as those with bulbs. Solarisation works best where there is a…
my front yard now
Welcome back Michelle. Gees that pebble garden looks gorgeous - love those pots
Oct 31, 2010 11:45 am
Plants ideas for garden design HELP
from the all things turf thread.
Disadvantages Of Synthetic Turf
Requires regular vacuuming to clean
Requires regular washing to clean
Requires machinery to…
HELP with soil improvement
Hi all, just need some advice with improving the Adelaide soil in the back yard. Its only a small spot which currently has 3 ornamental pear trees. I'm looking to plant a…
Tilling in the rain
good Job , Glad the rain held out for you... really i guess it was perfect conditions for laying the turf (for the Turf.. maybe not so perfect for you )
Nov 01, 2010 4:46 pm
The joys of acid
Those styles of fertilisers were on very wobbly ground during the WA Labour Government due to their contribution to environmental degradation of WA waterways.
Fruit Tree Vases
There are very good. However you can make any variety of citrus do the very same thing and clipping and potting maintenance is exactly the same for any citrus in a pot
free soil at the ponds in sydney
up to 20t spoil soil from the piers for free. good quality clay fills. Hurry
pick up only.
we are at the ponds of sydney close to rouse hill.
How else does one preserve lichens for his HO scale trees...
If you have a front free fridge you can use the dehumidifying effect to dry them without heat. This process…
Getting beanstalks to climb
Go get some cheap wire mesh with big square holes in it. Roll it into a cylinder and bung it around each bean They will climb happily through it and the holes will be big…
After enlisting some hired help (father in law) with the levelling and paving ended up with quite a good result. Took a bit of an easy way out instead of digging further…
Here is a quote we just got back from the landscaper to do around the pool area, is this pricing around the market price at the momemt?
I have put in photos to show the…
Nov 05, 2010 12:47 pm
lots of 12v stuff is better then 240v stuff... cheaper.. more water proof and such.. and safer
Worm Wee - Lawns
If ants get in you can just keep agitating the castings and food every day or twice a day. They will get annoyed and move town.
Just use some thing like a garden stake or…