Landscape & Garden Design
As someone pointed out to me once, if it's fast growing when you plant it, it will continue to be fast growing even when established! Keep that in mind if you're averse…
Nov 18, 2008 8:40 pm
Did anyone watch Domestic Blitz on Monday night. I was wondering if the retaining wall they built behind the pool was made of Blueboard. If not is this a possible thing to do?
how to stop landsliding ?
No end of ground covers to grow on there. Shore Junipers as well? maybe a prostrate Grevillea like gilt dragon?
The product, powerfeed is also good for stabilising…
blueboard render look wall
My landscaper is planning to do my fence in blueboard and Dulux texture paint in the next week or so. I'll let you know how he does it and try to take some photos.
Landscape plan driving me insane
Hi Fu Manchu
Thanks for that. We have an 7 1/2 metre setback at the front so can probably find a place for it, hopefully because I do love them. We also have 17 1/2…
yeah I can't make out enough detail on the pics. The silver one is a WA native from the SW corner near Augusta and Yallingup cusion bush alright. wouldn't it be good if…
Do ants eat vegie plants
Also, to keep the ants away, you know the coffee grindings from an espresso machine? Throw them around the plant (used of course hehehe get…
hi eho - welcome!
I'd say that it would be cheaper to organise driveway people separately to everything else - concreters are…
Break up the Clay
Just a clarification, if you DO think of moving to Perth ie sandy soils or lack od them do not take Hills area, it has clay based soil, nice (we should have a dribbling…
Without coming across to spam-ish, I wanted to let you all know that Beacon are doing a 'Friends of Beacon Sale' for 3 days only, from next Tuesday morning. …
I can't think of many places about here with prices that cheap. Maybe landsdale but not a range like that. You lucky bugger
Granetic Sand?? Other ideas?
We have granetic sand down at the moment in a section at the side of our house, we had hoped that it would compact down enough and also put pavers down,…
Raised garden bed against fence
I wish I could have done Adrian's way We are coastal though and I didn't want any pressure on the fence. If it rusts in years to come, the soil may push it over. I think…
Waterfeater and Pond Yay or Nay
check these out. They look really great and are so easy to set up. Worth it when you way up costs, risk and labour of building your with real rocks.
We went out to see…
What type of grass do I have?
Thanks for thta Fu Man, I bought the yates weed'n'feed in the bottle that you click you hose onto and spray around, I did it this evening so I'll see how it all goes.
Nov 30, 2008 9:35 pm
Our landscape plan!
I made each shape - then i went to it's Properties - under the Fill colour - you can select different textures or patterns.
What to grow on this slope?
yeah Zanthorea is a fantastic nursery. worth a trip to from anywhere The great thing is everyone who works there has a good level of knowledge and experinece which is…
My landscape plan
That lavender may not do well there. try more correa instead. In winter there will be to much shade.
If you want purple look at using some alternathera purpura and…
What plant is this?
well I'm not sure if I hate them or like them but they are different I'll give them that. Thanks Fu
Help me with my landscaping pleeease..
Hi Sharee, I got my landscaping pack today with a list of a million plants and trees. We were told that our front garden will have 30 plants and two trees and that we…
Stockland Front Landscaping
Just thought I'd add to this as I got my info pack on our landscaping today.
We got a few pages listing various trees and shrubs and were told to pick 30 plants and 2…
They reckon about 570 litres per square metre of garden area, for the growing season. For a 50 square metre vegie patch, that's 28500 litres. A…
Yep it is also sold as "After Dark" That one looks more like After dark or the Jervis bay as it is also known by in it's name The Burgundy looks a bit different.
There's a company in Adelaide that do a heap of retic parts. Wingfield Plastics.
...There's this company i found that is in Wingfield SA
Quality Platics and…
Our proposed garden plan
I think I will look at our plans again. My wife did have hesitations about having the hedge split the yard but I talked her into it
I think I need to…
Plants I found at the house...sad update
mrs smith you are right! But I'll wait to see what happens when we move in before leaving any notes. It really isn't bothering us, other than I can't take a clear photo…
Retaining wall quote
Looks aren't important to me as we are filling our side of the wall and the other side is to be covered by fence so the timber ones are suited to our needs.
Any timber will fade to grey quickly if left out in the sun. The problem is it will eventually start to splinter and crack.
There are products which give a grey-washed…
there should be plenty in local newspaper, our backyad was done 3 months ago 6m wide by 6m long and about 2m depth down total cost $1800. This include bobcat hire, labour…
Replacing wooden w/ rendered wall
We currently have a 1.8m wooden fence in our back yard. We would like to replace the fence with a rendered wall. Can I just get a builder in to construct the wall…
cheap plants in Melb?
Matt, I already have a few Pitts in the ground. Good plants....some varieties the possums will eat.
Purple. thanks for the diaco link. I'm not fussed if the plant isn't…
Best time to roll new turf???
Thanks Fu Manchu,
Now looks like hubby has a christmas activity added to the to do list.
I really appreciate your advice. thanks!
How big is your backyard?
Yeah, we have a pecan tree in our back yard, advertised as "does not require cross pollination". It's not true.
I wonder if you can espalier…
yeah, but it will never crack when the earth moves... If a car hits it, bricks wont go flying everywhere... Or if it does get damaged, you just replace a panel…
fruit trees in pots
I have an Australian Lime. It certainly isn't immune to pests and its small leaves make it look straggly next to the other more traditional citrus trees. But it's robust,…
Did termites do this?
yeah the introduced european house borer is a problem for homes and it is important to keep an eye out for the adults. There are areas of the SW WA that are affected,…