Landscape & Garden Design
dave-How to (really) stop a Removed Tree from re-sprouting
31 January 2010
Kill the tree and be in for some trouble. Trees cause more disputes between neighbours than anything else. Spot spray suckers and you'll be…
The Garden Whispererwhat is this weed and how to get rid of it
4 February 2010
Don't worry about it. When you use a rotary hoe to prepare the soil it will mash it all up anyway. Then it doesn't get light and rots in the soil adding good organic matter
The Garden WhispererSOIL PREP help!!!! I need this ready for turf or seed in 4wk
11 February 2010
That's cool. Yes there are many other things that act as distractions to doing things sustainably. The thought of, "well just my one little bit of syn turf won't hurt" or…
shreksmHelp needed for my screening plants - PLEASE!
14 February 2010
I thought I posted on this thread but looks like I didn't. Maybe I clicked on one of the links and forgot to come back. Anyway, just wanted to say I…
The Garden WhispererBulleen art & garden vegetable swap market
15 February 2010
This is great news I know of talk of an online system in WA that will allow people to register excess fruit and veggies for exchange of fruit and veggies you need Hey…
Help with Willow Grubs on Chilean Willows.
Systemic injection of insecticide using a tree syringe. I would suggest the use of a certified qualified arborist. They should have the equipment to do that for you.
Help Needed - I think it might be black spot
If you get a magnifying glass and have a look under the leaf, you will see very small little things walking around. They can only be treated with a miticide (dicofol) Now…
H&L Package - Landscaping - What do you get?
little to no grass and lots of low shrubs is the most sustainable version. That surrounded around the boundaries with taller shrubs and open areas in between with small…
The Garden WhispererManchurian Pear Varieties???
18 February 2010
If you ever get the chance have a chat with the head Arborist at Kings Park. He does workshops every now and then. He was mentored by one of Australia's leading Aborists…
Is Early Autumn the best time to plant or lay turf?
For turf, winter and a new turf can be a challenge for some. Here in WA early spring offers similar challenges. However what better time to use some of the methods I…
sgPreparing yard for landscaping after handover
19 February 2010
Hi all, I have searched and searched, but have come up with nothing. We are about to take possession of our house and although i have great ideas for the landscaping, i am…
The Garden WhispererTurf irrigation - pop ups vs subsurface vs no irrigation
20 February 2010
Too expensive and not required to do it that way. The Perth coastal plain is acknowledged as the worst agricultural soil in the world. The subsurface sounds like it is…
The Garden WhispererWhat mulch is safe to use next to the house on a garden bed?
20 February 2010
Ultimately it isn't the mulch that is the risk. It is having a garden bed along the home that is the risk.
The Garden WhispererAm I working on the right track?
22 February 2010
It's not preaching. I see many people who feel they are breaking some sort of religious rule when they say that they don't use fertiliser or have found another…