Landscape & Garden Design
TheGardenWhispererGetting beanstalks to climb
3 November 2010
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…
take2Landscaping quote paving & rock garden bed.
5 November 2010
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…
TheGardenWhispererHelp saving fruit trees from the chipper (new pics 11/2010)
6 November 2010
Gotta say I think all credit On this has to go to the knowledge of the all round top bloke, Peter Coppin. http://greatgardens.ning.com/forum/cate ... od-gardens Peter…
Pea Straw- little pea plants- future pea edible or not?
Let them grow a bit as they do wonderful things for your soil When they get bigger the ones that survive will be super easy to pull and then just leave them to rot back…
Anyone planted fruit trees using a cordon form
Yeah, I try to get onto it tomorrow for you Now just because a nursery sells a variety of fruit tree doesn't mean it is suitable for your area. Many wouldn't have a…
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 Hedging is…
cmooringAny hope in transplanting a mature Melaleuca
11 November 2010
Yeah, I really like them and that is why I wanted to save it. I've seen a few around that and I just like the papery trunk, the flowers and the general look of the tree.…
take2What size batter. - Batters now have been created
14 November 2010
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…
thegourou20Landscaping Quote - Is it reasonable?
15 November 2010
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,…
Any ideas for strappy underplantings under Little Gems?
Dianella Emerald Arch or Dianella Boarder Silver or Wyeena
dyen12Screening fruit trees: Espaliering citrus...
16 November 2010
The house that had the olives and citrus. Had the olives spaced out and they were down the driveway as a feature. They then did have the citrus in a seperate garden…
Big backyard - confused about layout for kids & dogs.
For the dogs incorporate a run around your boundary, so don't plant up against the fence but out from the fence. Design a few spots or just two around the garden where…