Landscape & Garden Design
DeemareeWhy trench edging is a good idea in clay soils........
3 August 2010
Can you provide more info, I have no idea what you'e done? Did you just dig a trench around and then fill the inside with soil? how does that…
wemyss_castleSite Cut and Retiaing Wall (Do i have a Neighbour Issue)
7 August 2010
We had much the same issue, and since we both altered the original level of the site, we both paid for the retaining wall... ours was around half/half so we just split the…
Extreme mulching in Fremantle
The Freo Council is right up there with making sure both it and it's rate payers maintain trees. They have an excellent programme of encouraging different verges like non…
Hard Clay Soil Under Lawn...what to do?
Generally seeded turfs use very large volumes of water in summer to stay green. Look at Kikuyu like emerald, that an be bought as a seed much better but aggressive. good…
Drought Tolerant Perenials
Just got a hold of this good link and figured I'd share it with you guys http://www.care2.com/greenliving/15-dro ... arden.html The Blackeyed Susan might be a bit…
Looking for a landscaper to do my landscape - Melbourne West
Check out the stickys on the main page for how to choose a landscaper
Copper lights in the garden - good or bad idea?
Copper will look fantastic and although you buy them all shiny, copper really looks the goods when the colour of the oxidisation gets going. Brilliant for texture and…
Bowen Mango - Kensington Pride
Protect them from the winters You might need to construct a make shift frame from retic pipe and cover with clear plastic. Try have them in some warm spot you might have
New turf water restrictions eased for Melbourne!!!
This is good news. Water in the morning and evening if you have to. Avoid high evaporation times. Also make the most of the water and you East coast tyoes all the way…
Gardens & landscaping inspiration online please?
gardenjot landscape sticky threads at the top of the page. They contain links to all the major landscape groups and they have some really good galleries of their members designs.
how to grow grass easily, any suggestions?
That thread has turned into a monster! Take the day off work and read the turf thread We need a turf sticky data base or maybe a subforum dedicated to it.
to_do_listplease recommend A good landscaper in Point Cook ! Please
10 August 2010
Talk to Fred...good operator...flexible...hard worker...good rates...did all the stuff which made economic sense for him to do. http://www.frescohomescapes.com.au/ See…
It is that ratio that we are trying to avoid now days in WA from the info from my mentors and peers. The days of growing turf on high sand (yellow sand as an example) must…
Home Base Expo Brickpaving course..Has anyone done it?
A friend of mine does landscape design courses there. These are trade standard courses and the landscape design course is said to exceed what is taught in entry level Cert…
englynCan you secure a tree to your property?
11 August 2010
Is there anything nearby you can secure it to? You might be able to do something with a bike chain or two. As in, mine is a kind of spiral that'd work around the tree…