Landscape & Garden Design
thanks so much for that they were i big help
Anyone know anyone who will do it cheaper than this, or does anyone know of a good alternative that is not as expensive?
We were looking into hiring someone to…
Cutting into hard dirt - rock
Why do you want to terrace it if it is so hard? Normally terracing is used to stop it collapsing. If you just want it to look better, try digging out some small holes and…
Limestone wall alternative
There are literally dozens of reconstituted limestone products on the market. They are similar in appearance and tend to be more uniform in size/shape/composition,…
They now have a new product (40mm high instead of 50mm) and it is only $75 per sqm + excavation!!
SAVING WATER OUTDOOORS
1. I'm currently using the drip system.
2. Mulch is already in place.
3. Planning to divert my washing machine pipeline... need to do a bit of research on that. Eg:…
Thanks for the reply. 1.5 m diameter is nice and compact.
I've got many low energy heating and cooling aspects pretty well worked out as they will be on…
May 31, 2007 6:06 pm
The Cocos palm ( or Queen palm) is native to Brazil.
It is actually listed as a noxious weed in Australia! Responsible nurseries no longer sell them. The native Bangalow…
Do i need to lay ag pipe??
Driving over AG pipe depands if you are driving along (down the side of a driveway) or over it (across a driveway).
If you drive over it and it's at least 200mm below…
Hidden Retaining Wall.
Shagsy, As your in SA check out the Auspine range of products made at Kalangadoo.
They do a range of Creasote treated fence posts and their process includes pressure…
Have you considered other options. There are various specially designed blocks that slot together (a bit like lego) and don't require cement. Ask at a pavers…
Is there anyone here that can point me in the direction of where to find someone to lay the paving in our back yard of our new house for us. And about how much/how do they…
Yeah, we had every intention of laying it ourselves, but with the comment in this thread about how it is cheaper to get someone to lay it per sqm…
My Garden design - maybe
I didnt have it in the drawing however there is a sensor located centrally to pickup / cover both the doorway and the driveway!
Horizontal Hardwood Slat Fence
If they're sagging they haven't been built properly.
Hardwood screened fencing is dearer because generally you use kiln or air-dried decking timber. Normal pailing…
Landscape designer vs DIY
We contacted a local company who does commercial landscaping and a little design work. All we really wanted was to have a concept design done woth a rough planting…
deck or concrete slab/ pond
We are thinking as well of a greywater pond for the washing machine. I know you should have special permissions....
Not a good idea!!!…
Aug 21, 2007 7:11 pm
Water Tank for garden
Does anyone have any tips or advice about getting a water tank for the garden only (not connected to grey water or toilets).
Block is 800sqm, so looking for reccomended…
Aug 23, 2007 3:32 pm
Stone effect water tank
Oh clever cookie, I couldnt find it!
Yeah thats it, thanks
I'm wondering if they arent a good design as no where seems to sell them
TP v's Merb decking
We have about 3 months before we need to make big decisions (once the house is finished) so I will keep all this in mind
Thanks for that link too UA, it is…
I’ve got to say…….
Glad I gave you a giggle Michelle!!
My original title would have definitely got me in trouble with the mods and as I enjoy the forum, figured I should tone it down…
Sep 07, 2007 10:08 am
Well they (LHS Neighbour) believe that having the new fence will jazz up the place more and may sell for extra $$. He nearly convinced hubby to change the LHS by showing…
Also, talk to a local tree removal specialist, as they will be well-versed in the local council regs, and know the right people to talk to. Often times they will know how…
i tried clicking the link that was on the site - page didn't appear - googled the company and it came up .au
This is the closest image i can find - he's a pot holder and we have one like this that is a dog's water bowl - but i've seen them where they have no actual use - just…
laying crazy paving in grass
your talking about pebble mesh inlays these are designed to be laid on a concret base or on a wall have a look at castlemain slate, bali limestone
or random blustone lay…
by hebel blocks do you mean besser style cement blocks?
if so concreet foundation size of foundation and type of concrete will be determined by height of wall place y12…
lumeah is the only supplier of limestone concrete in vic thus there is a limit to contracters with the abilty to pour this type of concrete
i am meeting with the owner…
On the topic of good books could I suggest the ABC gardening Australia book called "Flora". It is as good as, or the same as, the old "Botanica" and is one of the more…
Trim my hedge?
a more serious answer...
A good freind of mine is one of WAs leading experts in Topiary. He has done a short instructional DVD on the topic which he has been selling but…
could I also throw another alternative to Gypsum? well I am going to anyway.
There's a product that I swear by called "powerfeed" It is made by the folks who give us…
I have found a few depending on what you want. However the contacts adrian has posted are solid ones and I would suggest taking his advice.