Landscape & Garden Design
need to dig it?
Don't forget that you will have to rotary hoe in the compost and it'll shrink down a bit when you do that and then water it.
I drove half way to Adelaide today to get my $20 trailer load of EMRC…
Plants at top of retaining wall
How bout a few Acacia's that like to hang down the retaining wall... river cascade is one the springs to mind..... if not barbed wire could work
Oct 29, 2010 10:49 am
Hydrostatic or manual ride on mower
I finally got that ride on mower. I got a great deal on the manual and dont regret it. Its fine for my block that has no trees, as yet. Huskvana are a great mower…
seed heads and empire turf
I should add that in commercial turf care the use of controlled release ammonia based chemical fertilisers is a valid method for caring and maintaining turf. These are…
How to stop weeds from growing
Using black plastic to smother weeds is a good eco-friendly way of doing it but it isn't for all weeds such as those with bulbs. Solarisation works best where there is a…
my front yard now
Welcome back Michelle. Gees that pebble garden looks gorgeous - love those pots
Oct 31, 2010 11:45 am
Plants ideas for garden design HELP
from the all things turf thread.
Disadvantages Of Synthetic Turf
Requires regular vacuuming to clean
Requires regular washing to clean
Requires machinery to…
HELP with soil improvement
Hi all, just need some advice with improving the Adelaide soil in the back yard. Its only a small spot which currently has 3 ornamental pear trees. I'm looking to plant a…
Tilling in the rain
good Job , Glad the rain held out for you... really i guess it was perfect conditions for laying the turf (for the Turf.. maybe not so perfect for you )
Nov 01, 2010 4:46 pm
The joys of acid
Those styles of fertilisers were on very wobbly ground during the WA Labour Government due to their contribution to environmental degradation of WA waterways.
Fruit Tree Vases
There are very good. However you can make any variety of citrus do the very same thing and clipping and potting maintenance is exactly the same for any citrus in a pot
free soil at the ponds in sydney
up to 20t spoil soil from the piers for free. good quality clay fills. Hurry
pick up only.
we are at the ponds of sydney close to rouse hill.
How else does one preserve lichens for his HO scale trees...
If you have a front free fridge you can use the dehumidifying effect to dry them without heat. This process…
Getting beanstalks to climb
Go get some cheap wire mesh with big square holes in it. Roll it into a cylinder and bung it around each bean They will climb happily through it and the holes will be big…
After enlisting some hired help (father in law) with the levelling and paving ended up with quite a good result. Took a bit of an easy way out instead of digging further…
Here is a quote we just got back from the landscaper to do around the pool area, is this pricing around the market price at the momemt?
I have put in photos to show the…
Nov 05, 2010 12:47 pm
lots of 12v stuff is better then 240v stuff... cheaper.. more water proof and such.. and safer
Worm Wee - Lawns
If ants get in you can just keep agitating the castings and food every day or twice a day. They will get annoyed and move town.
Just use some thing like a garden stake or…
I reckon some 35x35 gavl square tube would be the go. Local steel shop would be able to cut it to size you need. Then run galv cable about 300mm apart maybe 400mm apart.
That is HAWT!!!!!!
one very stunning yard
good mulch in bags- fu?
Getting a good waterwise mulch in a bulk soil place isn't all that common. They sell many mulches and yes many meet some sort of Australian standard but referring to my…
Pricing for retaining walls
Oh, he quoted another 25k for some other landscaping work
With us, if it's a "small" job, they overcharge because it's small. If it's big, they waaay overcharge too…
Questions about Brunnings Lawn Seed
I think I have the name right.... previous owners laid Brunnings (?) lawn seed. We need to fill some dips and uneven patches around the back with some top…
Nov 07, 2010 4:01 pm
New Turf - Breaking down
You have done what is required.
It began to compost and some spots will have died off. It's cool though as they will have healthy lawn grow into those areas just fine
Good privacy tree / shrub
Even clumping bamboo will exert pressure on fences as the clump expands outwards.
As for hedges that just naturally grow like a hedge, well they don't do that
My Garden (with lots and lots of pics)
Hi kaytee. Thanks fornthe reply, is it leaf curl? Its like there raheap of bubbes on it. I will treat it nex season. I have no more room in my garden so pots r the only…