Landscape & Garden Design
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…
I reckon some 35x35 gavl square tube would be the go. Local steel shop would be able to cut it to size you need. Then run galv cable about 300mm apart maybe 400mm apart.
That is HAWT!!!!!!
one very stunning yard
good mulch in bags- fu?
Getting a good waterwise mulch in a bulk soil place isn't all that common. They sell many mulches and yes many meet some sort of Australian standard but referring to my…
Pricing for retaining walls
Oh, he quoted another 25k for some other landscaping work
With us, if it's a "small" job, they overcharge because it's small. If it's big, they waaay overcharge too…
Questions about Brunnings Lawn Seed
I think I have the name right.... previous owners laid Brunnings (?) lawn seed. We need to fill some dips and uneven patches around the back with some top…
Nov 07, 2010 4:01 pm
New Turf - Breaking down
You have done what is required.
It began to compost and some spots will have died off. It's cool though as they will have healthy lawn grow into those areas just fine
Good privacy tree / shrub
Even clumping bamboo will exert pressure on fences as the clump expands outwards.
As for hedges that just naturally grow like a hedge, well they don't do that
My Garden (with lots and lots of pics)
Hi kaytee. Thanks fornthe reply, is it leaf curl? Its like there raheap of bubbes on it. I will treat it nex season. I have no more room in my garden so pots r the only…
Need your advice Fu
I never suggest to top dress with sand. It contributes to nutrient leaching, won't keep nutrients for the lawn, doesn't add to the health of the soil and just covers a…
Name that tree
Well it may well be but not for a while yet. The Arborist (I'm no Arborist!)at a Botanic Gardens here in Perth says that many trees to 3-5m are fine at around 1.5m from a…
DIY garden bed on turf
I don't see why it would be that hard?
Mark out and install your edgings, prep relevant areas of soil (grass, plants), build planters, plant out any vegetation, top with…
Clay Soil - How to dig it
Its also about dolomite of lime putting the calcium and magnesium balance back in place in the soil. Getting the percentages right and that just makes stuff happen Now it…
Selling a Date Palm
Contact the Landscape association (link in the sticky on how to choose a landscaper) and let them know about it. I'd say, free, you remove. Removal is expensive when we…
I thought I would tack onto this post the photos of the batters we have created to plant on, we are luck that we have a large backyard and we did not want to fill it with…
Nov 14, 2010 10:52 pm
Screening idea's help
Great Lisa, then it sounds your neighbour is not terrible to deal with.
If they have a water feature ( i guess maybe something like Kek's timber…
Landscaping Quote - Is it reasonable?
Hey edin...is there any chance of posting some pics of their work and say whether you were happy with what they did?
Also, did they have "easy" access to your backyard,…
forest24I have put my callistemon in the ground 3 weeks ago , they are a foot tall, they seem to be doing well so far. handling the clay soil, sun and windy conditions…
Pavers for Backyard
It is a pretty crazy price. I assum it'd be a bit cheaper in WA, seeings how that where they come from. It'd still be more than the average paver though.
Granite is really…
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