Landscape & Garden Design
Precast Concrete Retaining Walls
This looks pretty good, especially for a side of the house
But of course, all the good…
Pine Bark Chips and needles
If using peastraw you will get peas coming up and maybe a few grasses. Let them grow Then when they get bigger they are very easy to pull out and just lay them on the…
I would give the crew at Tamala Park a call.
I did have a contact there of someone who could answer that very question but I don't have it on me here
Green manure - q for Fu!
Forget the poo, just use the straw and seamungus. Give it a hit of molasses too
Unless you get the poo from under shearing shed yourself.
Better off spending the same…
What weed is that?
Rip the weeds and leave there to rot back on the surface. If any seeds shoot they are easy enough to pull That normally doesn't happen though.
Compost heaps are a very…
Not sure if you are still following your thread, but wanted to flag the development of baby bougainvillea - a dwarf variety - which is suited to small spreads rather that…
Check out nonaildecking.com.au they are selling on ebay as well.
Landscaper - Melbourne Western suburbs
try Mark at Pacific Australis (0425 730 271). Not sure if he covers that area but he does really great work and specialises in native gardens which are low maintenance.
retaining wall construction
Mate I am looking at an egineers spec for a conc block wall with rodded concrete infill, and up to 1m high the spec is full length conc footing 600x300 with plenty of reo…
Pointers to start gardening.
1 - Before we do the paving, I reckon we will have to get the retic connection to the mains and pipes to be laid. What are the other things to consider…
Our new garden
although the zones are different the requirements for the soil are the same - you need to get it friable and get some soil organisms living in it.
Drainage for backyard help please!
First of all, I am no expert in this area, far from it.
However, this interests me, so here's my 2 cents.
I thought that you should only use a PVC pipe (and I think…
Help! What plants are these?
behind are washed out weeds called Liriope. These are rubbish. They look messy for more time each year than they look good and they will take…
Thinking of DIY paving, any suggestions
We did our own paving and you can easily tell it's not a professional job, but that probably says more about our skill than anything else I'm sure we would have been much…
Advice on my Dwarf Lemon tree
Can I suggest not using white oil. I'd be using Eco Oil instead because the White oil is a petroleum oil. It can only be used a few times a year really with out harming…
Oct 21, 2010 11:33 am
Fencing ideas for Rural property
we spend $ doing fencing but the dogs still got out,to fix fences properly would have cost $1000 of dollars.The pet containment fence cost us $1400 for 5 acres but we have…
E z lawn free
We had our lawn put inyesterday and there was a little extra that was free.prob about 3-4 m maybe a little more on 2 bits of rolls and a little more. We don't need it.…
Where to buy boulders
I've got mud rock for my garden from these guys;
Painting a retaining wall
Definately staining is better than painting as the moisture will push any coating off the surface eventually
painting can be done though
Oct 24, 2010 9:34 pm
Mulch depth and distances
The plants just need their stems clear. The roots will breath just fine and better covered with mulch
The mulch needs to be watered in with a strong jet of water from a…
What Hedge is this?
Yup indeedy! Hahaha yes I am back ...
And the plans are back on the drawing board!
Will be looking at Dodonea purpurea, Murraya or Photinia x fraseri ‘Red…
The bloom a bunch around the same time. After the petals start to turn from lively white slightly brown, the whole stem including leaves around the same around turns brown…
Soil preparation for a garden bed
Thanks again guys. We are using a bucket under our tap in the laudry trough to catch any extra water when my 3 yr old son washes his hands. We'll just keep this water up…