Landscape & Garden Design
I just checked your blog. Nice tie in between the Sleepers and your Windows and Garage. It will look fantastic when it's finished.
I wanted to do the same thing with a 2…
Exposed or Stencil Driveway
Just wondering which one is a better option.. Exposed or Colour Stenciled driveway..
Is the price the same or is either of them more…
Planting ideas over easement
Bring it forward and use the area as a utility area screened by trees/shrubs.
Great spot for the dogs to hang out or a chook pen. Veggie garden…
Someone help me!
thanks for all the info. we have decided to go for pavers, making a border with them - like stepping stones, and having 4 seperate garden beds in the middle, if that makes…
Timber Fence on Retaining Wall
we have our colorbond fence ontop of our retaining wall (was welded on). I wouldn't do it again. Much better to have it off the wall that way in case you need to…
Garden for front of house - south facing
Just my opinion, but have you thought about a more formal garden?
With the house being rendered, it looks more like a manor (if thats appropriate work) a stunning grand…
Cost - Paling Fence
The cheapest quote i've found is $66 per metre, for timber capped 1.9 metres exposed posts.
We need 100 metres of fencing
brisbane landscaper/ landscaping
looking around at landscapes in brisbane they seem to be lacking coulour given the beuatiful range of colourful plants available in this tropical climate.
Im a bsa…
Ideas to drain water away from house
You will probably find that the stormwater pipe that is installed around your house has no fall. This is a common problem when 90mm stormwater pipe is installed by some…
What's This Native Shrub Called ???
Looks to me like Goodenia ovata. Native Hop bush.
Pretty hardy, grows fast. Can get a little scraggly at times. Lots of yellow flowers appear during spring. The…
Dont worry it will come good, just let it dry out... then attack it with a hose (or just wait till you get some decent rain) and all the finer…
Magnolia Little Gem
I bought a 2 metre Little Gem from Flemmings Nurseries (a distributor of theirs) for around $180, so the prices you're talking about sound great. Although, because it's a…
Tx guys !
we are heaps happy with it.
We are in Ocean Grove, coastal Vic.
My installer/builder was my local Jims mowing guy.
We have been mates for years, and he did a…
Cocas Palm trunks -- useful as firewood?
I used to kill them first before cutting them down. Its much easier on the chainsaw when they have dried out considerably, otherwise the chainsaw continually gets…
Thank you all for your help.
we'll do the raised vege beds, but I guess we will need to do more for the fruit trees. The links to the drain…
Our dead side is a little larger than your area, but we did stones. There's nothing under them so our dogs wee just goes right through. We needed somewhere they could go…
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We hired one 24hrs =$180. The ground was probably a bit to wet for it. We may consider hiring it again but not sure.
advice pls on yard prep ...
More traffic? Possibly. Generally speaking, those with landscaping knowledge will go to that area and will offer you assistance if they can. More traffic here = more…
Retaining Walls - Secret Harbour WA
Hi Abbeybox -
Re retaining walls in Secret Harbour, they guys who are constructing the walls in Spyglass Hill do most of the work in Secret Harbour, if you require their…
PEBBLES & WEEDMATS
^ What he said.
Stop stressing Southies - we get bugger-all weeds (and the pebbles haven't disappeared either. That might be a problem if we had quicksand.... ). Lay…
Interlocking Reconstituted Limestone blocks
i've seen something like that at a show a while back. They can be cut with a saw/handsaw. The guy was saying they can be used to construct buildings and I think retianing walls.
Reticulation and Lawn - Perth
We are just getting our current house ready to sell and we are hoping to put it on the market mid to late September.
Wondering if anyone can recommend a…
Double gates for our back fence
You can buy pre-made frames (RHS) from bunnings that are adjustable. They are a little annoying to put together but fairly easy if you are a bit handy.
New to the forum
yeah Im thinking if you can compact over lawn when its fresh out of the turf farm then shouldnt you be able to do it at a later stage too?, Unless anyone says otherwise…
Planter box on edge of driveway
I have seen this done many time is front yards where concrete dominates dirt and grass.
It can look effective but beware of cracking as so much hard-scaping needs…
the sideway sucks !!
The side of our house looks exactly the same Aaron's currently in the process of digging trenches to lay some ag pipe which is hooked up to a pit he put in, which also…
Thanks for your replys...ill see what i can do and ill let you guys know along the way..
Do you mean just covering the exisiting alfresco?
If that is the case, why not get a timber folding doors that can virtually secure the alfresco or open it up fully to…
Clay and Composting
Compaction is your big enemy too with clay. Mulch heavily after improving the soil.