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TheGardenWhisperer
TheGardenWhisperer
31 July 2009

The landscaping .... 18 months on...

The landscaping .... 18 months on...

Good luck on that Matt :lol: There is very little usable soil space there for them. All that fence and paving will generate a heap of heat and no doubt it will dry as fast as…

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TheGardenWhisperer
Jul 31, 2009 7:31 pm
TheGardenWhisperer
TheGardenWhisperer
TheGardenWhisperer
31 July 2009

Vegie gardens

Vegie gardens
1, 2, 3, 4, 5

I love John's face at the end of that clip when he eats the chilli straight of the plant :lol: Gold :lol: For more on this topic visit viewtopic.php?f=19&t=17096

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TheGardenWhisperer
Jul 31, 2009 7:42 pm
TheGardenWhisperer
TheGardenWhisperer
TheGardenWhisperer
3 August 2009

Barerooting?

Barerooting?
1, 2, 3

There are two bulk soils they do. One is more concentrated than the other. So suits being mixed and the other is more ready to use. I asked Gayle and she said once before…

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TheGardenWhisperer
Aug 03, 2009 11:55 pm
TheGardenWhisperer
maxyb
maxyb
4 August 2009

Decking V concrete V pavers

Decking V concrete V pavers
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There abouts. There has been a slowdown over your way, the prices I quoted you are current for us (in the west). but the process is the same…

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maxyb
Aug 04, 2009 3:43 pm
maxyb
greenthumb wanna b
greenthumb wanna b
4 August 2009

Recommendations for turf please?

Recommendations for turf please?

Thank you. I told Dh that you recommended Zoysia from the look of your posts.

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greenthumb wanna b
Aug 04, 2009 10:36 pm
Bello
Bello
5 August 2009

COVERING A PALING FENCE

COVERING A PALING FENCE

I am looking for a light weight material to camouflage an existing new paling fence, about 6m in length and 2.2m in height which runs along a covered outdoor patio. I…

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Bello
Aug 05, 2009 1:18 pm
TheGardenWhisperer
TheGardenWhisperer
5 August 2009

Free mulch for Sandgropers, how to get it

Free mulch for Sandgropers, how to get it

Great stuff Maggie :) The very best mulch money can buy and often it can be free :lol: All those nutrients are going to break down and feed the soil at a rate the plants will…

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TheGardenWhisperer
Aug 05, 2009 9:11 pm
TheGardenWhisperer
TheGardenWhisperer
TheGardenWhisperer
6 August 2009

Brand New Lawn

Brand New Lawn

This is a good place to start. http://www.lawndoctor.com.au/preperatio ... guide.html The chap who started this business is considereda leading expert in WA. I don't…

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TheGardenWhisperer
Aug 06, 2009 2:03 am
TheGardenWhisperer
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House-To-Be
Aug 07, 2009 5:56 pm
TheGardenWhisperer
TheGardenWhisperer
9 August 2009

Suggestions on what to plant please?

Suggestions on what to plant please?

first think of this ( click the link on the right says, growing between fruit trees) http://www.greatgardens.info/video/grea ... videos.php Now you have that in mind,…

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TheGardenWhisperer
Aug 09, 2009 8:23 pm
TheGardenWhisperer
TheGardenWhisperer
TheGardenWhisperer
11 August 2009

Seriously sick Gum Tree

Seriously sick Gum Tree

I also recall discussing with someone about black cockies that they reckon they ring bark Eucs by tearing the bark off. Well They don't. By the time the cockies get into…

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TheGardenWhisperer
Aug 11, 2009 1:16 am
TheGardenWhisperer
TheGardenWhisperer
TheGardenWhisperer
11 August 2009

Grevillea

Grevillea

Oh and if you think you have buggered your Proteaceae (ie one of the above plants) and you see the leaves going yellow with brown ends, bung on some Iron chelate or…

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TheGardenWhisperer
Aug 11, 2009 1:19 am
TheGardenWhisperer
TheGardenWhisperer
TheGardenWhisperer
12 August 2009

Designing a courtyard

Designing a courtyard

Righto M!ssy :lol: Check out my stickys at the top of the landscape forum. In particular the links for various states landscape associations. You will find no shortage of…

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TheGardenWhisperer
Aug 12, 2009 1:15 am
TheGardenWhisperer
Paul Neri
Paul Neri
12 August 2009

Treated pine for vegie garden?

Treated pine for vegie garden?
1, 2

Perhaps, Cabinfever, but look at the marvellous and relevant associations in the phrase viz veritable (vegetable) corn (corn) copia (coping with bugs? mmm not quite). ::wornout::

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Paul Neri
Aug 12, 2009 3:10 pm
Dukekamaya
Dukekamaya
12 August 2009

Treated Pine Fence - Staining

Treated Pine Fence - Staining

I suggested spraying...... not brushing :wink:

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Dukekamaya
Aug 12, 2009 7:48 pm
Dukekamaya
TheGardenWhisperer
TheGardenWhisperer
14 August 2009

Mulch, Grass Seeds and Pathways..

Mulch, Grass Seeds and Pathways..

No wukkas Erinliegh would have been 25m2 coverage.

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TheGardenWhisperer
Aug 14, 2009 8:25 pm
TheGardenWhisperer
TheGardenWhisperer
TheGardenWhisperer
15 August 2009

Magnolia Little Gem

Magnolia Little Gem

:lol: You won't kill that thing :lol: I'd wait till things warm a bit. I know you guys have had a warmish day but wait till the nights are warmer before you get into it. I'd take…

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TheGardenWhisperer
Aug 16, 2009 12:59 am
TheGardenWhisperer
Macy
Macy
16 August 2009

Gravel

Gravel

Hi, I see you just joined. The way we've done it is let your fingers do the walking. Yellow pages, landscaping suppliers, make a few phone calls, don't forget delivery…

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Macy
Aug 16, 2009 6:43 pm
OMG
OMG
17 August 2009

Used train track as retaining wall uprights.

Used train track as retaining wall uprights.

I saw a wall like this for the first time the other day in our area. I reckon the H beams are a terrific idea to replace the usual timber sleepers. Added a shine to the…

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OMG
Aug 17, 2009 1:40 pm
mossbrooke1
mossbrooke1
17 August 2009

magnolia little gem

magnolia little gem

Thanks for all the info it's much appreciated!

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mossbrooke1
Aug 17, 2009 9:07 pm
sydprop
sydprop
17 August 2009

Sydney Paver - inner west

Sydney Paver - inner west

Looking for a good value and quality paver (and some retaining walls) in Sydney if anyone has some recommendations!

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sydprop
Aug 18, 2009 12:30 am
Dukekamaya
Dukekamaya
18 August 2009

trees and shrubs

trees and shrubs

Fu will better answer this but I imagine they would like at least some decent morning sun. The soil would to be improved for better drainage if the clay is heavy

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Dukekamaya
Aug 18, 2009 8:29 pm
Dukekamaya
Carmel
Carmel
19 August 2009

Crepe Myrtles to prune or not to prune??

Crepe Myrtles to prune or not to prune??

I vote no prune. The ones I've seen look weird and stumpy. I'd prefer a nice looking tree over extra flowers.

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Carmel
Aug 19, 2009 10:52 pm
Carmel
mrs. swa
mrs. swa
20 August 2009

Most attractive and usefull tree for Melbourne

Most attractive and usefull tree for Melbourne

I have become a fan of the Agonis trees - green foliage with purple ends or the after dark is a dark purple. They don't bare fruit but love the colour.

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mrs. swa
Aug 20, 2009 9:23 pm
TheGardenWhisperer
TheGardenWhisperer
21 August 2009

Ornamental Grapevine - for use as a deck roof.

Ornamental Grapevine - for use as a deck roof.

Well in answer to the questions, yes it will grow that far easy as. Yes it will get grapes but I dare you to eat them :-& How fast will it grow? mmm? That will depend on…

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TheGardenWhisperer
Aug 21, 2009 2:00 am
TheGardenWhisperer
JilaMint
JilaMint
21 August 2009

How green is my Garden - HELP ME CHOOSE SOME PLANTS!!!!!!

How green is my Garden - HELP ME CHOOSE SOME PLANTS!!!!!!
1, 2

Here's a heap of ideas. Like I said, some I don't like but you might. Sansevieria- mother in laws tongue, very very tough. Good structured…

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JilaMint
Aug 21, 2009 1:40 pm
automation_nut
automation_nut
21 August 2009

Landscape designer in NSW

Landscape designer in NSW

Anna King Landscape Architects in Berrima do a lot of the impressive designs for display homes. Haven't used them before, but was told about them by one of the landscape…

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automation_nut
Aug 21, 2009 1:51 pm
Itrysohard
Itrysohard
21 August 2009

privet hedge

privet hedge

No doubt about it: the picture is worth a thousand words. The picture is absolutely worth a thousand words. The fence hanger at our house certainly looks like the…

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Itrysohard
Aug 21, 2009 10:42 pm
fredstar
fredstar
24 August 2009

Nurseries Pakenham area

Nurseries Pakenham area

http://www.aleafylife.com.au/ is a little nursery on princes highway just before packenham. I've heard they are good. Otherwise I would head…

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fredstar
Aug 24, 2009 9:03 am
dreamhome
dreamhome
24 August 2009

rain water tank

rain water tank
1, 2, 3

In NSW, the government will give you a rebate for installing a tank. Rainwater tank rebate provides up to $1500 for rainwater tanks depending on…

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dreamhome
Aug 24, 2009 11:10 pm
dreamhome
TheGardenWhisperer
TheGardenWhisperer
25 August 2009

Is anyone going to the garden landscape expo this wed-fri?

Is anyone going to the garden landscape expo this wed-fri?

Sure is. It was recently held here in Perth. :) There's a thread in the Landscaping forum :wink:

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TheGardenWhisperer
Aug 25, 2009 1:40 am
TheGardenWhisperer
xanthrope
xanthrope
25 August 2009

Weather board garden shed with terracota tiled roof

Weather board garden shed with terracota tiled roof

Hi All, I am planning on building a garden shed that is within certain criteria such that it does not require a building permit. According to the council (the link is…

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xanthrope
Aug 25, 2009 9:38 am
xanthrope
gpierce
gpierce
25 August 2009

paving a driveway

paving a driveway

How do you know that SA is the same as WA? Seems state to state, depends on who you ask kind of thing. Here in Sydney I would not build a paver driveway unless it was…

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gpierce
Aug 25, 2009 7:32 pm
Electmatt
Electmatt
25 August 2009

Does anyone have a roundabout driveway

Does anyone have a roundabout driveway

ifyareckon i have 42 meters for the front fence to the front of the house so i think i have room ::wink::

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Electmatt
Aug 25, 2009 9:32 pm
Dukekamaya
Dukekamaya
26 August 2009

Treated pine lapped fence palings - can they be screwed ?

Treated pine lapped fence palings - can they be screwed ?

You can get galvanised twist nails at any hardware store - they have a dome head and are mostly used for decking but are well suited to fencing. I would recommend hiring…

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Dukekamaya
Aug 26, 2009 7:01 pm
Dukekamaya
stonecutter1309
stonecutter1309
27 August 2009

Real-Crete Sleepers

Real-Crete Sleepers

They look great! Were they much more expensive than wooden sleepers? Might be good for garden bed edging.

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stonecutter1309
Aug 27, 2009 11:07 am
stonecutter1309
Flissfloss
Flissfloss
27 August 2009

Recommend me a retaining wall person!

Recommend me a retaining wall person!

HomeImprovement, We are in western sydney and have just had a fair bit of retaining work done by a man named Bill Thompson. Great job and a lovely guy to boot. His number…

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Flissfloss
Aug 27, 2009 11:38 pm
Flissfloss
Southies
Southies
28 August 2009

SOIL TYPES

SOIL TYPES

Oh crap sorry mate ::: A certified organic soil is a general thing. It really is all you need to know. Soil conditioners etc, doesn't matter,…

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Southies
Aug 28, 2009 8:17 am
Southies
Judie
Judie
28 August 2009

Garden between sleeper wall & colorbond fence?

Garden between sleeper wall & colorbond fence?

You could also investigate seaside daisy, convolvulus and the good old bougainvillea. Any of them would look great and they're fairly tough. Judie

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Judie
Aug 28, 2009 5:32 pm
Judie

Found these links…

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Southies
Aug 28, 2009 6:21 pm
Southies
TheGardenWhisperer
TheGardenWhisperer
28 August 2009

Spring flowers (aka Helyn showing off)

Spring flowers (aka Helyn showing off)

WOWSER Helyn ::lol:: that looks special :: now tell me who would want silly old grass everywhere when you can have all that gorgeousness ::kiss::

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TheGardenWhisperer
Aug 28, 2009 8:56 pm
TheGardenWhisperer

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