Landscape & Garden Design
MadamImAdamLandscaping front yard - Retaining wall vs Drop Edge Beam
24 December 2015
I think a DEB works best for a smaller drop and a wall works best for a higher drop. Another factor is what your neighbours have done and wheather or not it conforms to…
Stewie Dcourtyard outdoor inspiration
18 December 2015
If you have a look at the Houzz website and type in small courtyard you get this... http://www.houzz.com.au/photos/query/Sm ... ard/nqrwns Stewie
Blake.lhow much compost/soil conditioners required for new turf ?
9 December 2015
I just laid turf on clay and was told with kye to cover the clay wih a thick coat of gypsum and at least 50mm of top soil… best to try to break up the clay first with a…
wrexterFertigator/venturi/liquid fertiliser injector
2 December 2015
Digging up an old thread here, i would like to intall a fertigation setup fo rmy rear landscaping. I will have 2 stations (one for garden beds & one for lawn) and would…
claypotBoulder Retaining Wall - Cost effective?
1 December 2015
Hey bg100, Ours is only 600 - 800 mm high x 20 mts It is at the front of the house, on 10 acres so we have heaps of space. So I'm going to taper it back over 2 meters or…
DukecaddyWhere to start with repairing poor lawn
1 December 2015
Agree with Stewie, read Fu's guide. As a minimum you'd want to top dress with compost and maybe add some bentonite, zeolite & spongolite to the top dress, then run an…
Alex2424Need help choosing plants for front garden
30 November 2015
Sorry about the late update guys, I have planted pig face succulents in these garden beds as I like the way they look and they seem to grow well in my area too. I dug out…
GaggyHelp required regarding retaining wall and landscaping
29 November 2015
.......... I made sure tge retaining walls re less than 600 mm . Splitting the front one into two now…
murcodFence used as retaining wall & water run off - SA law?
25 November 2015
Their house was the last built on the street. So the boundary fence would have been in place before they built. Our place has been cut in on our side and a moss rock…
23 November 2015
Hey guys you forgot the shade house market leader C-Mac Nursery Equipment! http://www.cmac.com.au/nursery-equipment/shade-houses
CapnBloodbeardWhat type of grass is this? Figuring out why lawn is dying
16 November 2015
Hi all, first time poster here. Earlier this year we redid the lawn at our Melbourne residence. Put some new topsoil down, seeded a new lawn. I don't remember exactly,…
jen_tCan anyone please help to identify this tree?
3 November 2015
Thanks Oldies for the potential lead - will have to check that out. No - I have never seen any fruit on the tree. I'm thinking of taking this picture to one of the tree…
KelgofastHow to stop lawn growing into garden bed
30 October 2015
Did you put any of that black plastic stuff down before installing your garden? I think its called weed matting or something. That's the only way I know too stop weeds and…
lookout magpieYogie's landscape thread - turf, path & paving - Help
28 October 2015
Hi 1. Really need a pic to understand what your on about here. 2 . Depends on budget but not bad idea. Could use 75 ×25 mm timber edge or a paver edge. Seeds from next…
daniboombaniHelp - how do I paint over rendered retaining wall?
28 October 2015
Hi there, we had a retaining wall constructed approx 2 years ago. It's core filled besser blocks, then rendered/bagged in a cream/light sand colour. The render has never…
ChatonLandscaper recommendations for North Brisbane?
27 October 2015
Hello all, Can anyone recommend a landscaper in North Brisbane? Our yard is pretty small, and we want to focus on useful and edible plants. Any landscapers in the…