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The Garden Whisperer
Jun 14, 2010 8:42 pm
The Garden Whisperer
Redman
Redman
15 June 2010

vertical gardens availability

vertical gardens availability

OMG a joomla website with that skin. lol I worked on a website for 6 months using that theme. Just having a flash back... Nice gallery though the image container needs…

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Redman
Jun 15, 2010 10:55 pm
Redman
joannapaulp
joannapaulp
16 June 2010

Fence height queries

Fence height queries

So, we are on a corner block, and in our development, that means we have to have masonry pillars in the fence, with timber lapped and capped between (LHS boundary). To…

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joannapaulp
Jun 16, 2010 11:19 am

What colour pebbles for my garden?

What colour pebbles for my garden?
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A healthy sustainable garden works like this at your house and in forests ;) ( in a heavily simplified…

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The Garden Whisperer
Jun 16, 2010 12:02 pm
The Garden Whisperer

Help !! My newly laid lawn has moss and fungus

Help !! My newly laid lawn has moss and fungus

Why wouldn't I respond? :oops: :th: Your lawn will look like poo but bare with it and keep going with the methods you have used. I would be inclined right now to stick to the…

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The Garden Whisperer
Jun 16, 2010 10:50 pm
The Garden Whisperer

Lanscaping help/ideas/opinions?

Lanscaping help/ideas/opinions?

For water wise plants there really is only one place to look. The reason is the guy who put this together is one of Australia's best water consultants. His knowledge has…

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The Garden Whisperer
Jun 16, 2010 11:20 pm
The Garden Whisperer

Wall Creepers

Wall Creepers

I once spent 2 years removing a climbing ficus or creeping fig from a property. It covered a little wall about 3x2. it's roots went the thickness of a football down to a…

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The Garden Whisperer
Jun 16, 2010 11:29 pm
The Garden Whisperer

Magnolia - Kay Parris / Teddy Bear / Little Gem

Magnolia - Kay Parris / Teddy Bear / Little Gem

All the flowers have varrying sizes throughout the year. They are all so much the same it would come down to what you can get your hands on. Kay Paris is my choice of the…

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The Garden Whisperer
Jun 16, 2010 11:49 pm
The Garden Whisperer

Garden Bed for Renters

Garden Bed for Renters

Vibernum Tinus. Easy to get, will cover the height required. Don't fluff about with climbers.

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The Garden Whisperer
Jun 16, 2010 11:51 pm
The Garden Whisperer

When's the best time of the year to plant trees and shrubs?

When's the best time of the year to plant trees and shrubs?

autumn winter and early spring at a pinch. It's always amazed me how we don't recognise in Australia we have more than 4 seasons in most places and that we still follow…

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The Garden Whisperer
Jun 17, 2010 12:01 am
The Garden Whisperer

Yellow Sir Walter

Yellow Sir Walter

The answers you seek are already posted in the turf thread. Failing that the search function will be the answer ;) There is heeeeeeeeeaps of threads on this very topic ;)

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The Garden Whisperer
Jun 17, 2010 12:10 am
The Garden Whisperer

Lawn seed to fix patchy areas - help please....

Lawn seed to fix patchy areas - help please....

Not their best though that's for sure ;) It has a lower germination rate than some of their others like arid and sun and shade.

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The Garden Whisperer
Jun 17, 2010 12:13 am
The Garden Whisperer
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The Garden Whisperer
Jun 17, 2010 12:14 am
The Garden Whisperer

Some information on flowering Plum

Some information on flowering Plum

I'd be selecting Prunus nigra. Flowers better. It will do great there. Try mail order if you are over east :)

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The Garden Whisperer
Jun 17, 2010 12:16 am
The Garden Whisperer

organic blood and bone - how much is too much

organic blood and bone - how much is too much

If you planted a mop top then be prepared to have problems with suckers. These are renowned to be aggressive suckerers and are now days only grown and sold by nurseries…

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The Garden Whisperer
Jun 17, 2010 12:33 am
The Garden Whisperer

What is that type of pot for?

What is that type of pot for?

Those sorts of pots are for people to buy and think how pretty they are :lol: They are not made because you can grow something in them ;) We see it every day with plant problems…

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The Garden Whisperer
Jun 17, 2010 12:36 am
The Garden Whisperer

A question...

A question...

Chorizema for something small. Thomasia for something small and bigger :) Acacia limelight and fetuchini

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The Garden Whisperer
Jun 17, 2010 12:37 am
The Garden Whisperer

Is it too cold to top dress?

Is it too cold to top dress?

You guys rock :) Make sure you don't use gymickie and tackie lawn topdresses sold by bulk soil joints. Get an organic and preferably certified wonderfully composted soil…

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The Garden Whisperer
Jun 17, 2010 12:48 am
The Garden Whisperer

Who do we go to.

Who do we go to.

WALDA http://www.walda.com.au/ I will be doing a presentation for them in the near future :) Great organisation to deal with :) They mostly do just designs. They formed…

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The Garden Whisperer
Jun 17, 2010 12:55 am
The Garden Whisperer

WA Garden week This year April 8th to 13th 2010

WA Garden week This year April 8th to 13th 2010
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Like they cost this much $$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$

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The Garden Whisperer
Jun 17, 2010 12:56 am
The Garden Whisperer

Names of Plants

Names of Plants

Need a better shot. too dark. Maybe get on a rainy day or later in the day.

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The Garden Whisperer
Jun 17, 2010 12:59 am
The Garden Whisperer

Horrid Garden Bed Soil

Horrid Garden Bed Soil
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Why do the work when nature can do it for you. Now that is a statement and a half. It is just the very idea we all should follow. Let the…

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The Garden Whisperer
Jun 17, 2010 1:08 am
The Garden Whisperer
onc_artisan
onc_artisan
17 June 2010

advise please...

advise please...

Oh I figured the sand was going to be against the wall :th:

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onc_artisan
Jun 17, 2010 9:46 pm
onc_artisan

What Mulch do I use?

What Mulch do I use?

There is only one answer in a simple way, and I won't be telling it :lol: put the kettle on folks :lol: Make sure it isn't composted. I'll do a search in a bit for the tonne of…

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The Garden Whisperer
Jun 18, 2010 12:46 am
The Garden Whisperer

How to choose the right lawnmower

How to choose the right lawnmower

What do they do when a dog wees on it? Great concept and all but. The finish will always be rubbish. reel (or cylinder) mowers will deliver a beautiful finish. The…

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The Garden Whisperer
Jun 18, 2010 1:46 am
The Garden Whisperer

Lawn laying blues.

Lawn laying blues.

Then when it is down, do some laps again. If you find it still spongy hire it again and do some laps. Top dress with organic compost in the low spots :) It will take ages…

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The Garden Whisperer
Jun 18, 2010 1:58 am
The Garden Whisperer
DaisySparkle18
DaisySparkle18
18 June 2010

Can anyone recommend a good stainless steel shovel?

Can anyone recommend a good stainless steel shovel?

Darn good point Ash, I hadn't thought of that. Thanks. Will investigate. Though I do love the look of the digadoo spade.

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DaisySparkle18
Jun 18, 2010 11:10 am
DaisySparkle18
Michelle
Michelle
19 June 2010

Mushrooms

Mushrooms
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:lol: :lol: Great…

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Michelle
Jun 19, 2010 8:10 pm
Michelle

Fixing 'loose' decorative gravel / stones

Fixing 'loose' decorative gravel / stones

The stuff isn't something that can be done in your situation. It is expensive too. Very good in the applications you have seen but not for domestic stuff and certainly not…

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The Garden Whisperer
Jun 19, 2010 8:29 pm
The Garden Whisperer
Brooket
Brooket
19 June 2010

Problems selecting Grass for Geraldton WA

Problems selecting Grass for Geraldton WA

Sounds like our yard, bloody double gees everywhere the poor kids are like pin cusions! It's going to take forever to get rid of them. Those seed trays sound like a good…

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Brooket
Jun 19, 2010 10:03 pm
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ebon
Jun 20, 2010 5:57 pm

Bandicoot Problem

Bandicoot Problem

I'd be delighted to have a Bandicoot digging in the garden :) Some people pay money to see them, you get it for free. Damn that cursed wildlife damn it! Remember we are the…

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The Garden Whisperer
Jun 20, 2010 11:39 pm
The Garden Whisperer
farmmum
farmmum
21 June 2010

Covering a septic mound

Covering a septic mound

Thanks very much for the help everyone. I'll grab a few of all mentioned & see what does best.

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farmmum
Jun 21, 2010 2:01 pm
DoubleB
DoubleB
21 June 2010

Splitting cost for retaining wall

Splitting cost for retaining wall

As stated above - whoever created the need for retaining is responsible for the cost. The fence is 'usually' split.

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DoubleB
Jun 21, 2010 5:28 pm
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wemyss_castle
Jun 21, 2010 10:28 pm
wemyss_castle
berny
berny
22 June 2010

Who can repair a small burn mark on a laminate benchtop?

Who can repair a small burn mark on a laminate benchtop?

Hi, I have a couple of burn marks approx size of a 50c piece on a soft kitchen laminate benchtop, just wondering if anyone knows of anyone in Sydney who could repair this…

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berny
Jun 22, 2010 1:56 pm
themax
themax
22 June 2010

Garden Bed Depth

Garden Bed Depth

I have 2 Limelights, have had them for a few years now. They are very soft and pretty. Easy care.

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themax
Jun 22, 2010 7:54 pm
themax


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