Landscape & Garden Design
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 8:11 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 4:32 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 11:08 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.
ISENT HE LOVLEY!!!
That’s scary!!!! I’ve never seen a red back that big!
Full can of Baygon on her …….he had it coming for sticking his noise into big…
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 8:38 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…
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 1:37 pm
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