Landscape & Garden Design
RedmanAdvice regarding lilydale topping driveway?
12 November 2009
I did a driveway in Sasafras vic - Mt Dandenong. Fairly soft loam in winter - will easily eat a car. I put a base of 10mm down on an old old blue metal base that had…
ring09Large Landscape Rock Supplier...North/East Melbourne?
13 November 2009
I have a block in Mill Park Lakes and they are doing the subdivision now, there is a huge pile of rocks of all sizes sitting there. If you turn right into Lakes Boulevard…
The Garden WhispererGood Landscape and garden magazines and books
18 November 2009
One book that has recently got our attention is simply called "Plant" and would make for one of the most important books in any gardeners collection. Hands down. Put…
andrew.burgherUnderground Watertank - Experience with Atlantis / Ausdrain?
21 November 2009
We're contemplating our rainwater tank options. Underground is appealing as it might help us "smooth" out some of the slope in our backyard... Anyways, running past…
Spa Matzanyone interested in blue stone? or clean fill victor harbor
23 November 2009
Try one of the mining companies. May be worth something if he has that much of it.
BeatrixKiddoReccomend me a reasonably priced nursery in Melbourne
23 November 2009
They do local delivery Good to know, wouldn't delivery closer to Melb when i was last out there 6 months ago. Price wise as an example, last time i…
avagandaLandscape design costs or any recommendations.....
25 November 2009
Hi Gweluphome, I'm guessing you are i WA from your name. We have a landscape gardening company. I'm cert 4 hort. & garden design qualified but am more interested in doing…
MacyIs there any cheap online landscaping supplies places?
27 November 2009
I haven't done a price comparison but this is one site I'm aware of. http://www.gardenexpress.com.au/
The Garden WhispererSomething's in my Silk Tree
28 November 2009
Thing is with trees, the way you cut a branch or even where you cut a branch can cause very weak branches to grow or cause what is now seemingly unnoticeable damage to…
snistrPLaces in Melb to buy a brick in letterbox
30 November 2009
Hi Guys, Im wanting to buy a brick in letter box and newspaper ring. Wondering if anyone knows places in melbourne apart from bunnings which sells them. Tried to have a…
The Garden WhispererWhat is this??? please help.
2 December 2009
Is it the style of the plant you like? normally this is the case. The art of topiary. You can get just about any plant to grow like that, well any shrub Homeone member…
[SA] Fruit/Vegetable Gardening books
Bev did you check the links above in the stickies? There is some solid info there from people I know are leading the way in public education and government advisory. WA is…
Plant recommendations for a narrow planter box
The correa hedge I have at mine is kept to almost 30cm. I haven't measured it, but it would be close to that, maybe 40 or 50? I could clip it back to 30 and keep it there…
Getting water into lawns
Just think carefully on the position of the tank. Get it somewhere that it can be plumbed into the dunny and washing machine in the future. Why I say this is because like…
GildeaRetaining wall, boundary issue with neighbour
5 December 2009
I know in our development, you can't build a retaining wall closer then 450mm to the fence, unless its part of the fence. Perhaps there is a rule like that in your local DCP?
wemyss_castlePlants for lawn aternative...and soil preparation :)
6 December 2009
Yep, so Im settled on the creeping Boobialla... any idea how I would strike those... I understand they form roots on the stem, so is there a trick to striking that sort of…
ozzybirdQueensland tree in flower now ... what is it?
6 December 2009
Maniltoa lenticellata, just did a google search. Now that looks lovely too, I don't remember seeing it before but will look out for it now that's for sure We brought…