Landscape & Garden Design
keenRetaining wall question - dealing with council
13 January 2010
This is my first post. Must say what a fantastic resource this forum is, spent the first week of finding it reading back posts (only in this section though, the whole…
The Garden WhispererCan this prevent weed growing?
15 January 2010
news paper should also be left out because even though it does break down, it still inhibits the free passage of water and oxygen to the root zone. Even if the paper is…
The Garden WhispererPlease show me your colourbond fence on retaining wall?
17 January 2010
We sure are, if only other states looked to WA's water management as well, you'd have more water
lisanneChange of plans - UPDATE: Another teensy step
17 January 2010
Thanks for the photo's Kek!! I think the biggest tank I can install is a 3500 litre one due to the space I have to put it but I did do the plumbing for the toilets, I…
kekAnyone grown this: Elaeocarpus reticulatus (Blueberry Ash)?
18 January 2010
Thanks, Fu... saw some 200mm pots. I'll look out for Jedda's dream. That's if I don't change my mind again next week.
Small Tree near Septic & Leach Drains
Bloody fantastic idea You can grow any grape you like and I personally suggest wine varieties. The flavour craps on table grape varieties but they are smaller and have…
The Garden WhispererCould EZ be "grown through" a buffalo / couch lawn
19 January 2010
yeah, yeah but it isn't couch and that's that. If it were an uncontrollable menace, I wouldn't use it. It doesn't go anywhere the depths of couch. And the difference…
The Garden WhispererThe all important Lawn preparation
19 January 2010
The stuff posted isn't certified organic soil. It can't be used on natives due to higher nutrient content often associated with the addition of chook poo. Chook poo is…
nessbrownNeed help with Fence Colours and Plant Suggestions!!!
23 January 2010
Hahaha, nice one Fu.... Yeah I will keep that in mind LOL. At least I trained my last dogs to use the pebbled area and they even preferred to use it (shy dogs liked the…
What to do? Planting trees in the backyard of a new house..
Being a malle Euc it can vary a bit but more often than not it will reach about 5m at the most. this means it is a small tree. I'll have to head out one of these days…
Front & Back-Yard Design Help..
I missed this thread Have a gander at this and there is somewhere a tonne of info to get you started, the stickies at the top of the landscape forum and do a search on…
The Garden Whispereradvice, idea's, anything....
24 January 2010
On a budget That is an expensive block of land there As mentioned, lessen the slopes dramatic gradient where ever possible. The front, start there so the neighbours…
larajaneWhere can I get pebbles like this in Melbourne?
25 January 2010
Thanks for the replies! I looked up 'river stones'. That is exactly what they are => so thank you for that suggestion. They must not have been polished. When I saw them…
The Garden WhispererQuestions on cultivator preparation for laying turf
26 January 2010
Some excellent questions there I guess for us it's easy to get the little machines do go deeper because we have such soft sands here. For you guys, do what ever you can…