Landscape & Garden Design
Folks a great newish plant variety in nurseries is this Casuarina called "cousin it" Not a tree like most would know 10cm high by 1m wide so excellent for on top of…
themaxTrying to find this plant...string of pearls.Where to buy?
20 December 2009
They are common over here as well.
TheGardenWhispererHorticulture with Greg Gilbert
22 December 2009
This guy has sooo much to share. Many of you, including myself, can relate to his passion for plants. Yes it will steal 4.55mins of your life but heh, I bet you learn…
TheGardenWhispererFu - Some plants to go with Jasmine and Lavender 4 bck yrd??
23 December 2009
Well I say it all the time and being in Perth it is all the more important FEED the soil Get good soil in before you even think about putting something in the ground.…
grasstreeTemperature underfoot of concrete vs pavers?
23 December 2009
Try Timbercrete pavers, they are 22 degrees cooler than concrete and clay. Limestone is about 17 degrees cooler. Some concrete pavers are cooler than others on a 40 degree…
grasshopperDead Patches - Empire Zoysia - Any Ideas?
27 December 2009
Don't think it's Mealybug Mealybug ; Pseudococcus Long Tailed Mealybug:Pseudococcus longispinus Mealybugs are small insects covered with a white mealy coating; some…
Calling Fu! Dietes - are any types worth using?
Like I said I could take a bunch of photos from my immediate area that says these are a menace. I won't as that may identify my immediate area
How do you construct a Vine trellis?
Galv posts or coppers logs. wire every 400mm or there abouts. You will need a turn buckle to tension the wire. You may want to use galv cable as well because it will be…
gweluphomeOur garden design....any suggestions or ideas welcome.
8 January 2010
HI guys, I just wanted to share our idea for our back yard. Our back yard is actually the side of the house and it wraps around to the front aswell. This required some…
Does anyone know this plant please?
Your not going to find them that size in a nursery It is Yucca ele I was walking the mutt the other night and saw one just the same as in the photo and the bark will…
Cottage garden design advice
Creating a waterwise cottage garden http://www.watercorporation.com.au/_fil ... Garden.pdf Waterwise plants to chose from (and yes they are a Perth list but nearly all…
identifying some plants or weeds
Good question It maybe both Hebe flowers from memory will fade with age. But it can also be possible you have a couple of different hebes in together. Flowers will…
andy the pmHydro Electric/Water Mill
9 January 2010
This has some good articles on small scale hydro-electric systems; http://www.builditsolar.com/Projects/Hydro/hydro.htm Good luck and be sure to post some pics of the…
kexkezShrub suggestions for along the base of a retaining wall
11 January 2010
ok thanks for that. I'll have another look at the Philothecas after tea tonight. I will keep in mind your offer if i can't find some tube stock. I've got such a big area…
TheGardenWhispererCan you help with my hedge that is dying
11 January 2010
I would suggest not spending too much money on them and see how they go. If you end up needing newies, then you know where to get them, you have an idea where things went…