Landscape & Garden Design
The latest addition to the house
LED lights from Water Pros, about $100 for 10 lights. You can buy white, but it looked a little odd. You could change them but it would be a big hassle. Like th blue, we…
Creating an Exotic Garden
exotic or 'tropical' , 'balinese' landscapes are more than possible
just get the right designs and advice
i have built landscapes in vic that have 'exotic' flair
Clay soil - tip
Thanks for the tip on the tip .... I've got a couple of those so i'll steer clear of doing it now.
Just a quick question for you cynarion - you seem to know what you…
Oct 31, 2007 7:38 am
please feel free to add info from your states water site.
I know those plants are for Perth, however they are readily available for the most part in other states.
Now I just want to clarify the colours you are recommending are for use on the render, the gutters, facsia, door, and the board sections?…
Who Pays for Retaining Walls
In some cases you'll find the retaining wall (if existing) is entirely within the property of a particular lot and not a shared boundary. One place I almost bought had an…
A QUESTION FOR Dukekamaya
I'm only in the office on Saturday. Speak to Ray and tell him Luke said he will make you 'a deal'
Though I would finally try and get those images uploaded so here…
Are palm tree's worth anything?
you could always 'sell' it on ebay...list it as 0.01 cents...this is probably the biggest market. Also, the trading post usually have listings free for under $100, give…
DYING NATIVE FRANGIPANI'S
It doesn't sound too cool.
These may be something like bacterial leaf spot or maybe a fungal disease such as anthracnose. This appears on Mangos in a similar…
smart approved water mark
Thought I would post a link to this.
it is a new system in Australia designed to bring waterwise products under one approval system. this will make buying the right…
something is eating my rose leaves
Fear not this is not always of a concern.
I am getting lots of questions about perfect semi-circular holes being eaten from rose leaves.
This appears along the…
I agree about painting the fence a dark colour.
We do this mainly to make it less noticable. A beige, green, light grey (we have fibre cement for the most part here in…
Paving ideas needed, get in here!
Al the Nubrick pavers that you already have, have they been down long? I ask that as they might have faded, so to try and match them up to a…
Nov 22, 2007 12:24 pm
Steep and long driveway + retaining
Al; I don't think it would be easy as we have a lot of rock. There is also a campaction certificate when we bought the block and I was told if I change where they put the…
Nov 22, 2007 12:37 pm
No i din't get there, but i have it marked in the diary to get up there maybe in Jan. Things are too hectic leading up to Christmas and now most of our weekends are…
maple in queensland?
I'm all for having ago and being positive in our efforts at everything we do, but I reckon you're pushing the proverbial uphill with a rather pointy and hmmm…
Designing a Garden
can I suggest forumw.org
It's like a data base of where to find free downloads
try searching there.
Its 100% free at the City of South Perth. (if ur a resident)
Lawn and prickles - what to do??
At the new place however, there will be sprinklers and irrigation galore, as we will be on recycled/grey water. I now have to just source particular plants and types of…
Thought I might post this.
Great Gardens workshops and the concept is something I am a very big supporter of and the information given in these is about something I am…
planning your home and garden
yes v pande near the cafe on the lake.
Phoenix its just a guide. No think the City of Casey just would give it out as a guide and wouldnt be enforcable. I heard the…
Nov 30, 2007 12:29 am
if he repours the section make sure he drills into each side of the concrete that is left and inserts y12 reinforcment bars
this supports the new conc and stops…
What caused my blisters - our new garden
ok, ok! I will take some piccies of our front yard today (complete with TURF!!) and hopefully you can check it out tomorrow.
The turf guy was good, he charged us $3.50…
Dec 15, 2007 10:38 am
pavers can be laid on preexisting concrete so long as it is sound ie : no cracks etc
you have to acid wash it with a 10/1 ration of hydro.
i dont screed out mud for…
Is a Retaining Wall Required here?
I put a 5mt at least, stack stone wall into a house I did, it was their indoor training pool room!!!
Can’t get in to take photos, the owners have clamped up as…
Front yard landscape requirements
We're at Lemongrass Circuit, the street where the ABC Learning Centre is.
We're the only who just started building.
Most of our neighbours already moved in and two…
Retaining Wall Design
the type of retaining wall you are talking about will be quite expensive even to do it your self
conc at 45 mpa is $200 plus per q/m 1 q/m at 100mm will equate to…
Brick PlanterBox Footings
if you are to render the bricks or apply some sort of cladding the footings have to be stable
if you are only have a raised garden bed of say 200 - 300 mm