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Tillie
Tillie
17 April 2009

What would you suggest to do?

What would you suggest to do?

Thanks Fu Manchu, yes the house is not as yet complete hope to be in by August, but was trying to get a rough idea as what to put there and budget for it whilst the house…

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Tillie
Apr 17, 2009 7:12 pm
TheGardenWhisperer
TheGardenWhisperer
18 April 2009

I found your folding rake... I think :)

I found your folding rake... I think :)

I found your rake ::lol:: Sorry I don't recall who was after one from the Melbourne Flower and Garden Show. The folding rake. It seems a good idea :) "nearly" bought one myself :)

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TheGardenWhisperer
Apr 18, 2009 4:46 pm
TheGardenWhisperer
Dukekamaya
Dukekamaya
18 April 2009

Timber lined porch/alfresco

Timber lined porch/alfresco

It depends on the size of the cedar you use but you will pay between $9 to $20 per lineal metre for the WRC.

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Dukekamaya
Apr 18, 2009 7:14 pm
Dukekamaya
aajinoz
aajinoz
19 April 2009

munns lawn seed

munns lawn seed

I just picked up your thread on the Munns. Havent had to lay lawn seed for a few years now but I remember I didnt want Couch as it creeps, turns yellow easily, retains a…

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aajinoz
Apr 19, 2009 2:13 pm
themax
themax
19 April 2009

My first landscape quote

My first landscape quote

Hi Archieein, Did you get this done? Can we see this pics?

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themax
Apr 19, 2009 6:47 pm
themax
LOC
LOC
19 April 2009

Hibiscus help :)

Hibiscus help :)

Thanks guys, family members suggested confidor. So I used that before I checked back onthe forum. I do think they are those beatles but have not seen any yet. If it…

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LOC
Apr 19, 2009 10:14 pm
TheGardenWhisperer
TheGardenWhisperer
19 April 2009

planting in front of new fence

planting in front of new fence

Mate, the plants I recomend I know are going to do well. There are thousands of others I could let you know about but that won't solve your…

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TheGardenWhisperer
Apr 19, 2009 11:07 pm
TheGardenWhisperer
Wingies
Wingies
20 April 2009

Just something I built over the weekend

Just something I built over the weekend

That's not a bad Idea, we weren't going to but I might just consider it. the climbing thread was for an archway but I can put the same climber on both! :th:

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Wingies
Apr 20, 2009 9:22 am
Wingies
Hoffies
Hoffies
20 April 2009

Help, I've injured my Mango

Help, I've injured my Mango

Hi Cyclone, it's been in the ground a…

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Hoffies
Apr 20, 2009 5:30 pm
TheGardenWhisperer
TheGardenWhisperer
20 April 2009

Calling greenthumbs - Saving a Frangipani

Calling greenthumbs - Saving a Frangipani

not now for cuttings. The winter is approaching and the roots won't form so well, if at all at worse. If you can get all the roots out then you might be good to do now at…

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TheGardenWhisperer
Apr 20, 2009 6:00 pm
TheGardenWhisperer
TheGardenWhisperer
TheGardenWhisperer
21 April 2009

Turf Zoysia

Turf Zoysia

The leaves are a little longer and thinner. It is in the middle of turfs you know like the Buffalo and the couches. With regular mowing the leaves get much smaller.…

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TheGardenWhisperer
Apr 21, 2009 12:39 am
TheGardenWhisperer
frugal
frugal
21 April 2009

Kwila Posts for portico

Kwila Posts for portico

Thanks very much for your prompt reply. The kwila posts will be in place around the same time as the roof. The posts will be on stirrups into a concrete slab, and the…

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frugal
Apr 21, 2009 7:37 pm
fliss1972
fliss1972
22 April 2009

Trouble edging due to concrete next to pavers

Trouble edging due to concrete next to pavers

Thanks everyone - that is awesome!!! Will give it a go today.

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fliss1972
Apr 22, 2009 11:22 am
monsoon
monsoon
22 April 2009

Should I bury my sand?

Should I bury my sand?

Mix it in with the dirt when we get some more delivered; Dig holes and bury it, displacing the native soil which is clay-ish anyway. …

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monsoon
Apr 22, 2009 12:52 pm
TheGardenWhisperer
TheGardenWhisperer
22 April 2009

aloha! Vera!

aloha! Vera!

Back the truck up there Neri! What you have described is just how mine looks right now. Why is it like that? I'd like to say. And the moving it isn't why it came better.

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TheGardenWhisperer
Apr 22, 2009 10:00 pm
TheGardenWhisperer
TheGardenWhisperer
TheGardenWhisperer
22 April 2009

What are these called?

What are these called?

Thanks Fu. Sooo do I buy little trees and then continually clip them in order for them to growm up like that? Is that what you mean? What is an…

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TheGardenWhisperer
Apr 22, 2009 10:22 pm
TheGardenWhisperer
Falconbrook
Falconbrook
23 April 2009

Feature tree for weird spot

Feature tree for weird spot

I am approx 2 1/2kms from the inlet so hopefully that will be okay. I will build the soil up as you suggest, I used to live in the hills with gravel so sand will be a…

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Falconbrook
Apr 23, 2009 12:22 am
suh
suh
23 April 2009

Bamboo Fence Screen for cheap fence

Bamboo Fence Screen for cheap fence

We put in some really thick bamboo screening and stained it, it looked great but when the staining wears off it looks tacky and it is now starting to crack.

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suh
Apr 23, 2009 9:58 am
suh
TheGardenWhisperer
TheGardenWhisperer
24 April 2009

What plants do u envisage in yr new home?

What plants do u envisage in yr new home?

They are planted around 2 1/2 to 3m apart. 2m is doable as well to good effect :)

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TheGardenWhisperer
Apr 24, 2009 5:18 pm
TheGardenWhisperer
JoBen
JoBen
25 April 2009

burnt plants??

burnt plants??

thanks so much guys- have given them all a chop adn will watch them bouce back!! thanks again!!

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JoBen
Apr 25, 2009 5:48 pm
nesspop
nesspop
27 April 2009

Our weekend projects

Our weekend projects
1, 2, 3

Oh i will look important with that maybe ever tough.. At…

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nesspop
Apr 27, 2009 9:32 pm
nesspop
neri
neri
28 April 2009

No grass backyards

No grass backyards
1, 2

Obscene (grassless backyard)! I was once anti-lawn, I sheepishly admit, and then one day (at a former house) I wondered why my backyard had lost its magical, ethereal…

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neri
Apr 28, 2009 1:19 pm
TheGardenWhisperer
TheGardenWhisperer
29 April 2009

Help with Agave...!

Help with Agave...!

I beg to differ on that one Neri. Most of the cacti you buy has been grown in well controlled hothouses. However that is more so the grower can make the crops…

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TheGardenWhisperer
Apr 29, 2009 11:57 am
TheGardenWhisperer

yeah that works well but the pot must be totally submerged and it needs to be that way for a fair while, I'd be inclined to do it for a whole day and then overnight, bung…

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TheGardenWhisperer
Apr 30, 2009 6:40 pm
TheGardenWhisperer
sammy
sammy
2 May 2009

Retaining walls - Sydney

Retaining walls - Sydney

for timber retaining wall, you can call Mathew 0410288129

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sammy
May 02, 2009 3:37 pm
sammy

quest for Fu.. do you know.....

quest for Fu.. do you know.....

There loads and loads of plants that look like each other and that is why botanical names are used.Plants are not classified by the appearance. They are classified by the…

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TheGardenWhisperer
May 03, 2009 8:27 pm
TheGardenWhisperer

Can these plants be transplanted?

Can these plants be transplanted?

If you are looking at getting right out of the ground then that can be really hard sometimes. Sharpen the spade up with an angle grinder or spend some time on the edge…

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TheGardenWhisperer
May 03, 2009 10:20 pm
TheGardenWhisperer
lisanne
lisanne
4 May 2009

Outdoor water features

Outdoor water features

Not entirely related to this thread in terms of the *actual* subject matter...but on the question of money and priorities... We went to the…

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lisanne
May 04, 2009 8:32 am

Does anyone know what this is?

Does anyone know what this is?

Maybe contact the developer for plant id? Or local council should have planting plans for the suburb/development, I'd give them a…

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TheGardenWhisperer
May 05, 2009 11:39 pm
TheGardenWhisperer
to_do_list
to_do_list
6 May 2009

Welcome to Lacebark

Welcome to Lacebark
WA

Welcome Lacebark...nice to have another guru on the forum.

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to_do_list
May 06, 2009 8:42 am
to_do_list
stu
stu
6 May 2009

Dry river bed garden

Dry river bed garden

I should have done that with my slope, it looks awesome.

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stu
May 06, 2009 1:41 pm
stu

help for a stunted Murraya hedge

help for a stunted Murraya hedge

:lol: :lol: Hahaha. Why thank you Fu man. I had a good laugh at the bond girl comment in the other thread. How very appropriate :wink: I have to admit the username admiration is…

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misskittyfantastico
May 06, 2009 3:57 pm
misskittyfantastico
mellybuilding
mellybuilding
7 May 2009

Box Help?? What do I do??

Box Help?? What do I do??

Who watched around the world in 80 gardens the other night on ABC1? He went to that village on the Amazon and they had floating houses with…

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mellybuilding
May 07, 2009 6:30 am
mellybuilding
Dukekamaya
Dukekamaya
7 May 2009

Treated Pine Timers Retaining Wall - Staining?

Treated Pine Timers Retaining Wall - Staining?

Check out the range of stains at your paint shop or hardware. You can get stain/ finish in one product. Intergrain Naturalstain is a good product and is water-based. As…

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Dukekamaya
May 07, 2009 6:35 pm
Dukekamaya
lisanne
lisanne
7 May 2009

Good and cheap plant retailers - Melbourne

Good and cheap plant retailers - Melbourne

Avoid buying plants from Bunnings! You will find that if you buy a few plants, a proportion of them will always end up dieing off :( The market at La Trobe Uni on a Sunday…

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lisanne
May 07, 2009 8:20 pm
Dukekamaya
Dukekamaya
7 May 2009

Need to buy stairs to backyard

Need to buy stairs to backyard

or any staircase manufacturer. We do external staircases regulary in anything from treated pine to ironbark and merbau

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Dukekamaya
May 07, 2009 8:46 pm
Dukekamaya

Landscaper recommendation required in Sydney...

Landscaper recommendation required in Sydney...

This will be your very best starting point. http://www.lcansw.com.au/ Choosing a business from here means you will be getting the highest standard landscaping and also be…

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TheGardenWhisperer
May 07, 2009 10:17 pm
TheGardenWhisperer
lizzy stardust
lizzy stardust
8 May 2009

Landscaping Requirements in Sydney - Solution!!

Landscaping Requirements in Sydney - Solution!!

After all my worrying and gnashing of teeth, I spoke with the landscape designer about my concerns and the advice from Council. I asked him if he could remove the…

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lizzy stardust
May 08, 2009 12:29 am
lizzy stardust
Drsimmy
Drsimmy
8 May 2009

Hard Landscaping in Autumn.

Hard Landscaping in Autumn.

Seasol is a god send! use it on a couple of freshly transplanted plants you can almost see the difference over night.

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Drsimmy
May 08, 2009 11:17 am

new build garden help in Caroline Springs

new build garden help in Caroline Springs

Also check out the info in WA We have an incredible data base of info for anyone to read :) Choosing plants... http://www.watercorporation.com.au/W/wa ... -2374-1092 New…

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TheGardenWhisperer
May 09, 2009 11:23 am
TheGardenWhisperer
Helyn
Helyn
9 May 2009

Slim transformed!!

Slim transformed!!

Will send DH - he does the hard yakka ::wink::

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Helyn
May 09, 2009 9:23 pm
Helyn
clath
clath
10 May 2009

Garden design - help me choose

Garden design - help me choose

Jay how did you do create that pic in photo shop , :D ? would like to try and have a go at doing that to an area of back yard at my place pic

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clath
May 10, 2009 9:45 pm
clath
moody
moody
12 May 2009

Vintage Red Eucalyptus

Vintage Red Eucalyptus

I got it in the mail last Thursday from www.Gardenexpress.com.au. It is beautiful. Leaves and trunk are unreal. 20cm pot and about 70cm tall. I was worried that it…

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moody
May 12, 2009 11:18 am
the-barrows
the-barrows
12 May 2009

Landscaping Plans for Duplexes and Bankstown Council

Landscaping Plans for Duplexes and Bankstown Council

Hi All, New here today!!! My sister and I are getting everything ready with our builders to start DA on our duplexes. My issue is landscaping!! Aaaaghhh... Can anyone…

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the-barrows
May 12, 2009 3:14 pm
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NelsonRidge
May 13, 2009 12:30 pm
lisanne
lisanne
14 May 2009

More lawn-free gardens (lots of pics!)

More lawn-free gardens (lots of pics!)

Nice designs. But not much use if you want a playing area for…

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lisanne
May 14, 2009 10:32 am
donuts
donuts
14 May 2009

Laying pavers on crushed rock vs cement base

Laying pavers on crushed rock vs cement base

thank you very much for your reply Planned Lscape, much appreciated :D I have e-mailed your suggestions to my paver guy and hope he will take them on board and not think…

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donuts
May 14, 2009 10:22 pm
donuts

Soil or fill???

Soil or fill???

What a combo! Gypsum, mmm I guess it is arguable but then you get the big guns out and bung in lots of organic material. The plants just love all of it and you can't go wrong :)

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TheGardenWhisperer
May 14, 2009 11:54 pm
TheGardenWhisperer

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