Landscape & Garden Design
Agapanthus, Purple Fountain Grass or Something Else? Help!
Feijoa sellowiana, sensational Productive, fast growing, love a clip, provide privacy, allow underplanting of other things later that will give a lush look. You'll for…
BeatrixKiddoTurf or seed? What to do with our backyard....? FU MANCHU!
1 April 2010
Hi i can point you in a little direction, For all things turf including prep tools…
What does wind damage look like? And how does it work?
Get it out of the sun That indicates infrequent watering. So the soil would be wet and then dry then wet then dry. Fix by feeding soil, thicker leaf cells mean less…
What plants do u put at the side of the house?
nott this is a topic that there are a heap of threads already on loaded with ideas Have a flick using the search function in the top right
Landscaping Front Garden - Where to begin?
Oh and an excellent idae is to head to a library and flick through some books of landscapes around the world. Old and new. make notes of what you like in as many as…
Need Advice on Class A Recycled Water
Just treat it as fine. Soil prep will need to be just as all my posts suggest. No matter if it is grey water or scheme. Same prep. Plant choices will not be affected…
What's wrong with my Empire Zoysia?
Does anyone go into the forest with a bag of fertiliser to make it grow? It does it all on it's own and when you adopt a more intensive copy of that in your garden at…
HELP cheap suggestions for what to do with this space
I'd drop in three small feature trees. One or two deciduous and maybe a fruit tree like a pear or cherry. Also a small mallee Eucalypt species like Torquata, ceasia,…
Waterwise Dry River Bed Design, Material, and Costs?
For OP, rocks and also granite gravel will be essential to getting this looking right. Pond shops can perhaps help with the gravel.
Raised Garden Beds
This should suit what you are doing Was on "The Odyssey" last night http://www.sbs.com.au/shows/costa/tab-l ... arden-Beds
TheGardenWhispererFu, what the hell is this... and how do I kill it?
4 April 2010
yeah but please attack it in the morning. The photos I posted are of the red paw paw You need boys and girls for them to make baby paw paws Some paw paws are Bisexual
Good grass for SE Melb that will be planted before winter...
A heap of straw (good heavy layer) as well will be good particularly underneath the mulch.
misskittyfantasticoBrisbane lawns being eaten alive
5 April 2010
Thank you Fu, Od and Take2 for you advice. You have confirmed my thoughts. I know they are always there but never caused me much bother before. This week they seem to…
TheGardenWhispererWhat plant combination to get year-round colour - thanks FU!
7 April 2010
Yes it is, we have some of the worlds most diverse flowering plants that have excellent naturally occurring adaptions to the changing climate in many places. I was…
Lee751.5m high retaining wall and steps - ok for the DIY novice??
7 April 2010
Thanks for your responses. We will probably be doing 2 x 750mm tiered retaining walls, which I think eliminates the need for council permission and an engineer - but I…
i need some serious help, lonely gardener
Great point to bring up is that of privacy. In the front of any property there are two rules. One. If you have a front boundary wall, inside will be secure enough to…
Recommend me a selective broad leaf herbicide please?
lisannePlanting in Melbourne - best time of year and ideas
9 April 2010
If you want to plant now and are worried about frosts you can always cover/protect your young plants during winter by using some pickets and putting shade cloth around…
Lee75What qualifications? landscaper to build a retaining wall..
11 April 2010
I think I want to nominate this forum for "forum of the year" if there is such a thing!! Thanks so much for your responses! Really, really appreciate it!
LexThe best whipper snipper/line trimmer/brush cutter??
12 April 2010
We have a petrol line trimmer (whipper snipper) but I don't like it and am thinking that an (electric) edger might be better. It seems that Atom is the only brand of…