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psikore
psikore
1 February

Sweet box dying off

Sweet box dying off

Sweet box dying off I have sweet box hedges. This year they have started to die quickly with woody branches, yellowing leaves. I’ve tried more water, less water, mulch,…

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psikore
Feb 01, 2019 4:21 pm
SaveH2O
SaveH2O
31 January

water pump

water pump

You need to work backwards from the required flow rate at the sprinkler(s). It is impossible to give an opinion without knowing your flow rate objective, elevations etc.…

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SaveH2O
Jan 31, 2019 10:47 pm
SaveH2O
brettule
brettule
31 January

Maple tree problem identification

Maple tree problem identification

Thanks, but I looked at images in google of Sooty Mould and it really doesn't look the same as what I have.

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brettule
Jan 31, 2019 7:19 am
SaveH2O
SaveH2O
30 January

Best acoustic fence option

Best acoustic fence option

Have you considered a nice wide panel water feature? It looks like your 'busy' area would look out on it...depending on what size windows you have of course.

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SaveH2O
Jan 30, 2019 9:34 pm
SaveH2O
David B
David B
24 January

Creeping Fig... good or bad idea?

Creeping Fig... good or bad idea?

thanks Redcali, I take your point about growing on a frame rather than direct onto the wall.

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David B
Jan 24, 2019 7:04 pm
David B
wef
wef
23 January

Plants for 2-3m hedge?

Plants for 2-3m hedge?

Hi guys, Thank you for the pointers, really appreciated. I have been asking around at several places including local nurseries, bunnings and online. Very hard to come…

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wef
Jan 23, 2019 9:25 pm
Bean43
Bean43
23 January

Laying Tuscan Topping

Laying Tuscan Topping

Hi, Im planning to lay 70mm Tuscan topping at the nature strip and the backyard. Do you lay weedmat before the topping or not? I’ve had mixed recommendations and would…

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Bean43
Jan 23, 2019 8:14 am
ehhc
ehhc
13 January

Landscape design - KDR (sekisui house ) Burbank - ST George

Landscape design - KDR (sekisui house ) Burbank - ST George
1 ... 13, 14, 15

Omg... so impressed!! Really love that orchid house. And the bromeliad wall. And the paving. Lol I like everything. Well done shazza

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ehhc
Jan 13, 2019 7:28 pm
ehhc
MitraK
MitraK
13 January

1.7m or 3m backyard..what can I realistically do?

1.7m or 3m backyard..what can I realistically do?

Hi Skydroid, Have you looked into building a double storey? We were greedy as well and wanted a whole lot of space inside and out. We have a 14 x 36 metre north facing…

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MitraK
Jan 13, 2019 7:29 am
mitch7391
mitch7391
13 January

Empire Zoysia not looking so good

Empire Zoysia not looking so good

Best advice I can give is to jump on Facebook and look for WA Lawn Addicts group, they will have all the advice you could need.

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mitch7391
Jan 12, 2019 11:51 pm

Hi, just wondering if this is normal for a Lilac? I have 2 trees both were planted 4 months ago. The one on the right had 1 bud of flower about 2 months ago but has since…

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Shazza88
Jan 12, 2019 8:22 pm
kexkez
kexkez
12 January

Our Landscaping Story

Our Landscaping Story
1 ... 8, 9, 10

gaynelle. You posted on an 8 year old thread about a garden in another state ( you are in WA) and your one and only post is to promote a business. How about you share…

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kexkez
Jan 12, 2019 4:02 pm
kexkez

Artificial Grass Melbourne Clayton Area

Artificial Grass Melbourne Clayton Area

Hi dear, Thanks for your kindly reply and good to hear your garden had finished. If you have any question on artificial grass in further,feel free to contact us at any…

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subdivide hopeful
Jan 08, 2019 8:02 pm
mitch7391
mitch7391
8 January

Help Please !! My lawn is dying...

Help Please !! My lawn is dying...

Hope you problem is over now,do you know artificial grass? Maybe also a solution?

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mitch7391
Jan 08, 2019 9:06 am
SaveH2O
SaveH2O
4 January

Sir Walter browing

Sir Walter browing

You need to say what region you are in when asking for landscaping advice so that people know what your climate has been like lately and give the best advice accordingly.…

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SaveH2O
Jan 04, 2019 7:58 am
SaveH2O
BuLe
BuLe
2 January

Project builder for landscaping

Project builder for landscaping

No worries, thanks

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BuLe
Jan 02, 2019 3:39 pm
BuLe
Meeee1
Meeee1
1 January

Agave dying!

Agave dying!

Have y o u cheked for the agave snout weavele these can be very serious in agave plant and while leaving your plqnts is a good idea as thay are hardy you should first chek…

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Meeee1
Jan 01, 2019 10:13 am
Mark from jimboomba
Mark from jimboomba
30 December 2018

Hardiflex, need waterproofing?

Hardiflex, need waterproofing?

I'm interested in same answer

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Mark from jimboomba
Dec 30, 2018 11:15 am
sage63
sage63
28 December 2018

Frangipani trees

Frangipani trees

I have 2 established potted Frangipani trees,1.2 meters tall that I would like to transplant into Mother Earth. My yard is small, I am only able to transplant them close…

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sage63
Dec 28, 2018 10:51 am
Littlegem
Littlegem
19 December 2018

High Retaining Wall Cover up ideas

High Retaining Wall Cover up ideas

What are you located so suitable plants can be recommended

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Littlegem
Dec 19, 2018 5:36 pm
amilelka
amilelka
14 December 2018

Plant Selection for screening. Near pool, narrow bed

Plant Selection for screening. Near pool, narrow bed

How about citrus trees? They are evergreen, dense and don't have very invasive roots. Plus the blossoms smell great in spring and you can eat the fruit.

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amilelka
Dec 14, 2018 2:37 pm
SteveMc
SteveMc
8 December 2018

Before After cheap garden

Before After cheap garden

Bahaha. Great job cleaning up. That's all you probably needed to do!

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SteveMc
Dec 08, 2018 3:13 pm
SteveMc
DamNita
DamNita
6 December 2018

Build Thread - Modern Formal Garden on a Budget

Build Thread - Modern Formal Garden on a Budget
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Love your garden!! Well done.

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DamNita
Dec 06, 2018 1:00 pm
DamNita
StartingOut
StartingOut
3 December 2018

Orange tree dying or sick?

Orange tree dying or sick?

Hi all, A big branch of our orange tree has suddenly started losing all its leaves. The rest of the tree looks healthy to me, and I'm wondering if we need to chop off…

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StartingOut
Dec 03, 2018 2:54 pm
KRed
KRed
30 November 2018

Is this tree dying?

Is this tree dying?

Some part of the tree seems died... Get the help of tree removal specialist to remove dead parts and protect the tree

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KRed
Nov 30, 2018 8:13 am

Hi, Over a year ago I potted a Star Jasmine against a trellis with the intention of creating a wall of Jasmine. For a year it was fine, looking healthy, and then spring…

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kramer786
Nov 30, 2018 7:40 am
Bencrete
Bencrete
29 November 2018

Liquid Limestone for alfresco - Adelaide

Liquid Limestone for alfresco - Adelaide

Hi there, I used to work in western australia (now in adelaide) and it is possible to get liquid limestone however you will paying through the roof. Transport costs and…

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Bencrete
Nov 29, 2018 8:54 pm
Bencrete
allanw
allanw
26 November 2018

Hoop Pine Mulch

Hoop Pine Mulch

Hi everyone. I just replaced sugar cane mulch in my garden with some 1inch wide hoop pine bark mulch and have run into a bit of a problem. I watered the garden for close…

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allanw
Nov 26, 2018 9:38 pm
aussieta
aussieta
24 November 2018

Lawn growth after cutting question

Lawn growth after cutting question

looks like your blades are blunt it is not cutting the grass but tearing it

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aussieta
Nov 24, 2018 8:19 am
aussieta
DawsonsCreek
DawsonsCreek
19 November 2018

Soil Cultivating

Soil Cultivating

I was wondering if anyone could provide advice on tilling soil to the depths of 300-400mm? The best rotary hoe I can find is the Red Roo in the area and it advises 175mm…

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DawsonsCreek
Nov 19, 2018 10:15 am
Althom
Althom
14 November 2018

did I kill my bottlebrushes?

did I kill my bottlebrushes?

Gone to their maker in a big way

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Althom
Nov 14, 2018 2:20 pm
Althom
Daisymana
Daisymana
13 November 2018

Free fill

Free fill

Hello all. I am asking if anyone knows where I can get clean fill delivered for free? I am getting a pool installed and need the dirt to go somewhere! It's proving to be a…

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Daisymana
Nov 13, 2018 8:51 pm
BarnOwl
BarnOwl
8 November 2018

How to fix a lost cause - lawn and garden

How to fix a lost cause - lawn and garden

Try Greenprint Landscapes. They were recommended to me by a workmate and I’m glad to do the same. https://m.facebook.com/greenprintlandscapes/

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BarnOwl
Nov 08, 2018 8:23 am
Littlegem
Littlegem
2 November 2018

Backyard screening plant advice

Backyard screening plant advice

Need to know your location before anyone can recommend plants

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Littlegem
Nov 02, 2018 4:15 pm
RenoMentor
RenoMentor
27 October 2018

Extending outdoor patio - retain existing tile size?

Extending outdoor patio - retain existing tile size?

No problems, really glad I could help. It seems already quite light so maybe a darker tone, maybe see what something with minimal pattern looks like, that way they don’t…

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RenoMentor
Oct 27, 2018 1:51 pm
RenoMentor
SteveMc
SteveMc
25 October 2018

Invasive grass weed in Palmetto

Invasive grass weed in Palmetto

Ahhh. Yep. That's couch. I've got it too, but in my case I don't mind as it's on my nature strip and it's not smothering the buffalo. Lovely and soft amongst the buffalo.…

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SteveMc
Oct 25, 2018 10:04 am
SteveMc
Rani-k
Rani-k
25 October 2018

Growing medium for wicking bed

Growing medium for wicking bed

Hey guys, I've learnt so much on this forum (long…

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Rani-k
Oct 25, 2018 7:20 am
SamKM
SamKM
24 October 2018

Landscaper - Melbourne

Landscaper - Melbourne

Hi, Does anyone have recommendation for a good landscaper in melbourne. I need some feature stuff to be done but at reasonable pricing. Any suggestions will be much…

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SamKM
Oct 24, 2018 4:13 pm

Hi, please see the attached picture of my garden bed (lawn on the right side, garden bed above the rocks) This is not my house just a rental so I can't go through major…

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ApolloBigTree
Oct 24, 2018 1:21 pm
s-X-s
s-X-s
21 October 2018

Cost for H4 timber retaining wall construction

Cost for H4 timber retaining wall construction

I have 3 different quotes - 1) 17k (28+13= 41m) 2) 11k 3) 7.3k . Such varying quotes...

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s-X-s
Oct 21, 2018 1:48 pm
s-X-s
arcadelt
arcadelt
20 October 2018

Front fencing when no fencing allowed

Front fencing when no fencing allowed

You could grow a hedge.

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arcadelt
Oct 20, 2018 6:27 pm
inexp_user
inexp_user
20 October 2018

Retaining wall (or not)?

Retaining wall (or not)?

We have just had our fences done and the fencer has put a large plinth at the bottom which he has said is suitable to retain. So I guess it ca be classed as a retainer.

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inexp_user
Oct 20, 2018 10:09 am
inexp_user
SteveMc
SteveMc
11 October 2018

When to prune an English Box Hedge

When to prune an English Box Hedge

Definitely prune often. You need to keep in mind that as the hedge matures, the trunk and branches get woody and lack any decent leaf growth. Another reason to prune often…

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SteveMc
Oct 11, 2018 4:25 pm
SteveMc
SteveMc
SteveMc
11 October 2018

Pruning lilly pillies

Pruning lilly pillies

Only issue is; "Syzygium paniculatum can be susceptible to psyllids, the insects that can cause leaf pimpling.." I still highly recommend resilience.

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SteveMc
Oct 11, 2018 9:30 am
SteveMc

Hi we have planted a Avenue of Ornamental pears in September 3 now look like they are dying in the last couple of days. Any one any ideas?…

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Garden trihard
Oct 10, 2018 1:11 pm
fyeahm
fyeahm
9 October 2018

Kikuyu invading Buffalo lawn

Kikuyu invading Buffalo lawn

Oh my, I think that's exactly it! Some of the patches mysteriously transformed back to Buffalo, I thought I was hallucinating. Then now I remembered it rained the day…

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fyeahm
Oct 09, 2018 10:17 am
TheBigHouse
TheBigHouse
8 October 2018

Roofed alfresco far too small. What to do?

Roofed alfresco far too small. What to do?

You can move the post if you put in the right size beam(s) to hold the roof up.

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TheBigHouse
Oct 08, 2018 7:35 am

Hi there, I’m very new to gardening, and I’ve got some potted plants on my deck. Mainly pansies and geraniums. The pots have these small bugs all over them, and I…

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rcrooks
Oct 07, 2018 4:53 pm

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