Landscape & Garden Design
TheGardenWhispererSOIL 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…
TheGardenWhispererBulleen 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…
TheGardenWhispererManchurian 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…
TheGardenWhispererTurf 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…
TheGardenWhispererWhat 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.
TheGardenWhispererAm 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…
TheGardenWhisperer15 beautiful mature Palm Trees - save them from the chipper!
25 February 2010
Also contact your states Landscape association now and let them know. http://www.lasa.org.au/ They will have loads of members who'd love to see what is available
grasstreeRemoving grass from underneath Olive trees
27 February 2010
I use Fusilade to edge my Empire around gardens. I have made sure no ornamental grasses are used in the gardens. I mainly use Lomandra, Liriope, and Dianella next to the…
alfabetaUnderground compulsory water tank on a small block???
27 February 2010
Hi Bam, It will be a single story home, so maybe under the alfresco... Not sure whether I prefer driveway, alfresco or in the back yard. I guess it would come down what…
Confused-- eastern Sydney--what do I do on sand??
Removing soil by 100mm and replacing it does create a layering effect, which most soil scientists will say is bad. I think fixing the soil that is there is much better.…
*frosty*Hybrid Agapanthus declared safe by Government
28 February 2010
It's like mega extreme hayfever. My eyes swell and I can't see anymore. And then my nose kinda blocks and I can't breathe properly. I just keep away from them now. Even…
What the hell is happening to my bamboo?
I know a bloke in the WA bamboo Society and he's always going on about Old hamii. Warm climate bamboo though. Have a look at the bamboo society web page, they have loads…