Landscape & Garden Design
Apologies, Fu, it Took Me a While
Maybe TDL can photoshop a bunch cats stuck on like velcro. The cat velcro tree A chick at work, who took a look at your pic, was just asking about it the other day I…
TheGardenWhispererAn orchard of fruit trees v's The Fruit Salad tree
31 March 2009
What a good topic and I don't pop in here very much I know that here in WA every grower that used to do these has chucked it in. Why? Well importing them from the East…
TheGardenWhispererChâteau TDL: Backyard Chapter...Photoshoppe Request
31 March 2009
MBBNExtending the height of timber retaining wall
2 April 2009
Thanks for the suggestions....the existing part of the wall where we need to extend the heighest is only about 200-300mm high already. Engineering isn't a problem, i…
CabinfeverFor Cabinfever...A boulevard of trees to be proud of....
3 April 2009
Thanks to-do-list The grandfather sure left a beautiful legacy for his descendants. I think it's very touching to plant trees like that which will usually only be at…
TheGardenWhispererAll Australian Native garden - anyone attempted it?
4 April 2009
Not a fan of the Acmena smithii for a hedge because of the pest problems associated with them. There is only a few effective sprays available to treat the psyllids. They…
stonecutter1309Sapphire Fine Soft Leaf Buffalo - Is this a good grass?
6 April 2009
How much area are you turfing? $10/m2 seems excessive - does that include laying charge? I'd go for Empire Zoysia personally - less maintenance and finer leaf.
donna_pNows the time to go Colourful Deciduous tree shopping!
8 April 2009
I love my Lagerstroemia indica 'Tuscarora'. It looks great through the warmer months and gets wonderful reddish flowers in late Summer. As crepe…
TheGardenWhispererLandscaping ideas for acreage?
8 April 2009
Please don't buy plants from the markets. Those places are responsible for the spread of weed problems, the sale and illegal propagation of copyrighted plant varieties,…
HelynCan someone please help me identify some of these?
10 April 2009
catcat, you should add your location to your profile Yes, I know clivieas can grow in cool shady spots in Adelaide, my dad has grown them and they are beautiful, but I…
shmoogirlDIY planter boxes - hypertufa or plaster of paris?
13 April 2009
Thanks a lot everyone - looks like it will be hypertufa Unless there are any other alternatives I ought to explore. I really like the idea of reconstituted sandstone but…
gurlistarCan someone help with plants / trees along fence line?
14 April 2009
that sand needs some work too! Give Gayle or Phil a ring at Gardeners Direct 1m3 of that stuff will send their garden nuts I can assure you…
TheGardenWhispererRecommend a WEED KILLER - Stupid Rental Gardens
15 April 2009
The Glypho products are salty so that is why the cats and dogs love it. Ultimately it will make them thirsty and that is all. Maybe a tummy ache but hardly serious.