Landscape & Garden Design
TheGardenWhispererBuilding an arbor (arbour)
10 September 2010
That is exactly what I would use. This sort of thing should really be built to Australian standards. Remember, you may not want any weight to really be put on it but it is…
mecha-wombatSuggestions for style of fence please (photo attached!)
11 September 2010
on the wire you could always go Stainless steel but I have only seen Barb wire go rusty
Does anyone else grow Stag ferns?
It's really important to understand that your garden must have balance. remove a bad bug and take out 100 times the number of the good ones. Oh and guess who shows up…
TriniaCan we lay turf in Melbourne at this time of year????
12 September 2010
Melbourne Turf Supplies in Ringwood do small lots - I got 12ms from them a while back. They do palmetto and sapphire buffalo. Not sure what else. It's a long way from the…
Suggestions for orange red and yellow shrubs/small plants?
No No! Fairy Blue you have to keep answering things! We need a good variety of answers and comments to spark discussion and get creativity happening. One persons ideas can…
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?
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…
TheGardenWhispererFlowering 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.