Landscape & Garden Design
bricks as retaining wall
considering you don't have limestone within cooee of Melbourne, I'd say bricks.
You will need to have brick pilars but I am unsure of the distance between them. Maybe 2m…
Cypress Pine for Decking stump
Whilst it is a durability 1 softwood, I'd be inclined to go for H4 treated pine - it will last much longer in the ground. As said, cypress pine is a very brittle timber…
Re : Empire Zoysia
Santa Anna is so 1980.
It's amazing how turf that is not really sold much here anymore is unloaded onto the eastern states
Getting rid of couch
amen to that
Remember try to spray in the morning with at least a few fine days up your sleeve. Add one or two drops of dishwashing liquid after you have filled the…
How to overcome our disaster!
I feel that your best bet is to look at giving the water a better passage way under some good soil.
Have a thick layer of bluemetal perhaps and a thick layer of organic…
Edging for gardenbeds
The turf runners won't be exposed. What you see above the soil is only part of what your turf is doing. Couches in particular are a menace…
Building a raised garden bed
Im located in Pasadena in South Australia. I belive that gernerally speaking the local soil stucture ids made up of a clay base. Not sure if that helps?
Multi purpose turf surface
Kikuyu would be a good one for that sort use.
It is an economical choice for many public parks and gardens maintained by local councils.
May 23, 2009 8:29 pm
Avocado Trees in Vic
Thanks for the info, my other half will be please as we love avo and he is scandalized by the cost LMAO
New to gardening..
What you are asking is how long is a piece of string
The best way to tell if your garden needs water is to stick…
English Box Hedge
Also planted hedges of
Duranta Geisha Girl - growing too rapidly for the position and somewhat unruly (too high maintenance), so that's coming out and…
Anyone planting fruit trees? :)
Pomegranate * 2
Crabapples- 2 types
Fastidout (sp?) apples of 3 types
Lemons - 2…
That fence already looks as if there's some weight on it. I wouldn't choose anything that relied on it. Personally I'd buy a huge pot (as Fu suggested) or make something…
Stags are generally the singular ones.
Elks are in multiples like the ones you pictured.
Tree removal - Sydney North Shore
I think we got a decent price compared to other quotes... it was a very big tree that required the big root grinding machine and he did it all for $750, the…
I'm using The Stone Man to do my wall.
I'll send in pics once it has been done.
How big is your backyard
Ours will be 16.5m wide and 16m deep.
Having a backyard large enough for a 6x6 shed was a must for my DH.
So this backyard is going to suit our needs perfectly.
Chinese Dragon & Phoenix Statues
KYO in Ocean Grove might have something. They have Chinese and Japanese furniture and garden statures and heaps more! Definitely worth a look as they have sooo much…
Decking or concrete
I always prefer timber decking in smaller areas. If you are trying to do it as cheap as possible you have chosen well with the treated pine. A good oil that contains a…
Jun 03, 2009 11:17 pm
Looking for a landscaper in WA?
One of my mates is a landscaper by trade and is leaving to go live in Europe in 4 weeks. He is looking for cash jobs to do front and rear landscaping until he…
Help with backyard paving
No idea that's why I was interested in this thread...
I was thinking of raised beds so I imagine you could do these right up agaist the wire fence. But don't know what…
Things to get done at pre-start
Learn some things! Mate you will learn some things alright
Yeah keep an eye on the website. The Cottesloe workshop is booked out. The rest are in Albany, Denmark, Walpole…
Be more specific - what kind of 'alfresco' do you want, eg pergola etc... What kind of work do you want the tradies to do? Decking, door installation, roofing, etc?
Dog friendly grasses (low-allergy)
Thanks for the tip HH! I could quite easily block off the grassed areas if need be, and malaseb wash could be useful for my parent's dog - he has mild irritations that…
Jun 11, 2009 12:24 pm
Fencing in the front yard?
... or a sheepdog that you can teach to round up the kids and herd them back towards the house when required? I like my sheepdog idea better than Fu's electric fence idea!…