Landscape & Garden Design
Please help ID this purple flowering plant, thanks!
how much should i expect to pay for a unit landscaping?
That's tough one without setting foot on the site. Like is going to need treatment first by a professional with fusilade. That will kill it absolute. Then dug and removed.…
cmooringA great open garden this Saturday and Sunday in Melville
13 September 2010
I missed this thread, but my wife and I headed along anyway. It was great to hear Ben talk about the development of his garden. He was talking about his espalier setup and…
DollarLandscaping a new home. Looking for feedback on a quote.
14 September 2010
Based on one quote for the retaining walls we are doing it ourselves. Save us many pennies. Have you decided Smurph what you plan on doing?
Do I really need to mulch
When you do hose it really toughly. That will matt it together and firm it up so it doesn't make a mess. 100mm thick. Then next year look to using a harder mulch. While…
DollarAnyone used or know much about Cossett retaining wall system
17 September 2010
Just found a product called Cosset which do retaining walls and is made out of recycled material. I'm interested to know if anyone knows much about it and the costs?
tjilpiSustainable living--growing your own food in suburb homes
18 September 2010
Have you ever watch Vasilli's (sp??) garden on Channel 31? It showcases hepas of people, particularly europeans, who do this. I have seen some fantastic gardens when we…
The Garden WhispererFlowering Ash (Fraxinus Griffithii)
20 September 2010
Nearly all tragic plant deaths happen from plants being planted too deep in the soil. What is the magic death time scale? Well 2-4 weeks They should be planted at the…
kekCan someone please identify the plants in this picture? :)
21 September 2010
I think that cordyline is known as "sundance" (I bought some quite large ones just recently from Woolworths for $15 each-…
nick_tilerRetaining wall, paving and drainage advice
23 September 2010
Hey there, I will be building retaining Walls soon. Check out h beam on eBay. There is a bloke there that is in camberfield and sells h beam for $45 a lineal meter. 20…
Replants for grass trees. Anyone ever heard of them?
They aren't occas, they are just plain old dik heds who couldn't add up 2+2.
My transplanted frangipani
Mate great work on getting these lovely tropical yet very waterwise plants going in the first place Leave them be. It will be a while yet before they shoot new leaves.…
garden loverNovice needs help - garden bed soil, screening plants,
24 September 2010
Hi Perdita Sounds good. I've been busy in my gardens too. Finishing my backyard and just starting to landscape our pool area - yippee. Has been on the drawing board for…
sheznayGardening for dummies - garden beds/mulching
27 September 2010
You could shovel the extra mulch and soil off and store it on tarp, then cover with another tarp and use some bricks to weigh it down. I have never done this, but my…