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Digging up an old thread here, i would like to intall a fertigation setup fo rmy rear landscaping. I will have 2 stations (one for garden beds & one for lawn) and would…

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wrexter
Dec 02, 2015 4:24 pm
wrexter
MnT
MnT
1 December 2015

Does pigs face have a shallow root system?

Does pigs face have a shallow root system?

I already have it growing and was going to transplant it. The one I have is not a fast grower as its been in for 3 years but probably is more to do with the poor soil &…

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MnT
Dec 01, 2015 9:35 pm
MnT
claypot
claypot
1 December 2015

Boulder Retaining Wall - Cost effective?

Boulder Retaining Wall - Cost effective?

Hey bg100, Ours is only 600 - 800 mm high x 20 mts It is at the front of the house, on 10 acres so we have heaps of space. So I'm going to taper it back over 2 meters or…

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claypot
Dec 01, 2015 6:24 pm
Dukecaddy
Dukecaddy
1 December 2015

Where to start with repairing poor lawn

Where to start with repairing poor lawn

Agree with Stewie, read Fu's guide. As a minimum you'd want to top dress with compost and maybe add some bentonite, zeolite & spongolite to the top dress, then run an…

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Dukecaddy
Dec 01, 2015 1:25 pm
Dukecaddy
Alex2424
Alex2424
30 November 2015

Need help choosing plants for front garden

Need help choosing plants for front garden

Sorry about the late update guys, I have planted pig face succulents in these garden beds as I like the way they look and they seem to grow well in my area too. I dug out…

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Alex2424
Nov 30, 2015 11:30 am
Gaggy
Gaggy
29 November 2015

Help required regarding retaining wall and landscaping

Help required regarding retaining wall and landscaping

.......... I made sure tge retaining walls re less than 600 mm . Splitting the front one into two now…

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Gaggy
Nov 29, 2015 11:47 am
Gaggy
MrBee
MrBee
27 November 2015

Struggling Cycad Revoluta

Struggling Cycad Revoluta

What happened to Fu ?

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MrBee
Nov 27, 2015 4:56 pm
MrBee
mustard
mustard
26 November 2015

Dynamic lifter is it bad if so WHY?

Dynamic lifter is it bad if so WHY?

mate thanks a bunch for your reply !! its been bugging me for a while now :lol:

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mustard
Nov 26, 2015 11:29 am
murcod
murcod
25 November 2015

Fence used as retaining wall & water run off - SA law?

Fence used as retaining wall & water run off - SA law?

Their house was the last built on the street. So the boundary fence would have been in place before they built. Our place has been cut in on our side and a moss rock…

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murcod
Nov 25, 2015 11:45 am
aaronc
aaronc
23 November 2015

Vegetable Greenhouse

Vegetable Greenhouse

Hey guys you forgot the shade house market leader C-Mac Nursery Equipment! http://www.cmac.com.au/nursery-equipment/shade-houses

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aaronc
Nov 23, 2015 2:43 pm

hey all, almost done planning my deck build, however would like some critique and the build plan.. have tried to draw up as best possible, and appreciate your feedback…

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AceFI
Nov 20, 2015 2:17 pm
mb21
mb21
19 November 2015

What else to plant with lilli pilli

What else to plant with lilli pilli

I have 5 acmena smithii lilli pilli's left from my original 20 that I have grown from tube stock (15 where used for planting a hedge) and have been in 25cm pot for 10…

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mb21
Nov 19, 2015 10:15 pm
mb21
mb21
19 November 2015

Identify plant please

Identify plant please

Sorry for the late reply but thanks Osinode you are spot on

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mb21
Nov 19, 2015 10:06 pm
CapnBloodbeard
CapnBloodbeard
16 November 2015

What type of grass is this? Figuring out why lawn is dying

What type of grass is this? Figuring out why lawn is dying

Hi all, first time poster here. Earlier this year we redid the lawn at our Melbourne residence. Put some new topsoil down, seeded a new lawn. I don't remember exactly,…

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CapnBloodbeard
Nov 16, 2015 9:19 am
Franky40
Franky40
14 November 2015

Help identify a tree

Help identify a tree

Based on Google images and all the suggestions it does look like a golden elm. Now need to find out how big it grows viewtopic.php?t=78985

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Franky40
Nov 14, 2015 4:54 pm
Franky40
PHL
PHL
13 November 2015

Where to buy Zanthoxylum piperitum

Where to buy Zanthoxylum piperitum

I'm looking for a Zanthoxylum piperitum (Japanese Pepper, or Sansho) plant, ideally in Sydney. I've looked on-line, and there were leads to Diggers, but they do not appear…

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PHL
Nov 13, 2015 11:07 pm
Bjhf
Bjhf
13 November 2015

Turf in Brisbane

Turf in Brisbane

Sorry guys, ignore part B. Have just found the awesome "Fu Manchu's Guide to Soil Prep & Laying Turf" - fantastic!

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Bjhf
Nov 13, 2015 2:04 pm
Bjhf
Shambini
Shambini
10 November 2015

Landscaper Recommendations - Adelaide

Landscaper Recommendations - Adelaide

The guy that installed our lawn and did some excavation was great. Bradley Rowntree Landscaping 0411789094.

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Shambini
Nov 10, 2015 9:04 pm
Shambini
jum
jum
10 November 2015

what can grow in this little section?

what can grow in this little section?

No worries, If you want to go a step further and screen the fence or neighbours out; Parthenocissus henryana (silvervein creeper) will grow…

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jum
Nov 10, 2015 5:55 pm
mb21
mb21
7 November 2015

Native front garden ideas

Native front garden ideas

Hi Hoping some people can give me ideas for plants or even post pictures for native gardens. Currently thinking of using a Christmas tree bush as a feature tree with…

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mb21
Nov 07, 2015 11:10 pm
Mon445
Mon445
5 November 2015

looking for landscaper in Sydney

looking for landscaper in Sydney

Urban jungle landscapes. He's based in Caringbah. Check out their Facebook Mon

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Mon445
Nov 05, 2015 9:52 pm
newey
newey
5 November 2015

feed back on annual lawn maintenance

feed back on annual lawn maintenance

probably good idea on coring the lawn but I haven't in the 3 years its been down although a screwdriver can be pushed down 100mm easy or more. I tend to only do scotts at…

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newey
Nov 05, 2015 11:23 am
newey
newey
5 November 2015

MP Rotators - Not working! HELP!

MP Rotators - Not working! HELP!

How many are you trying to run at once? what series or colour rotators? You may need to do a test to see what flow your tap can do per minute.

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newey
Nov 05, 2015 11:14 am
allouttrees
allouttrees
3 November 2015

Looking for Tree Removal Adelaide ?

Looking for Tree Removal Adelaide ?

Our professionals have the knowledge and skills to offer a comprehensive tree services. In addition to tree removal, our specialists also perform stump removal, tree…

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allouttrees
Nov 03, 2015 6:32 pm
jen_t
jen_t
3 November 2015

Can anyone please help to identify this tree?

Can anyone please help to identify this tree?

Thanks Oldies for the potential lead - will have to check that out. No - I have never seen any fruit on the tree. I'm thinking of taking this picture to one of the tree…

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jen_t
Nov 03, 2015 3:38 pm
KnockItDown
KnockItDown
30 October 2015

Retaining Wall options (my wall blog)

Retaining Wall options (my wall blog)

Good looking wall. I used the same block supplier for both of my walls.

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KnockItDown
Oct 30, 2015 2:46 pm
KnockItDown
Kelgofast
Kelgofast
30 October 2015

Turf Rolls or Turf Slabs?

Turf Rolls or Turf Slabs?

I would guess the "slabs" would cost more as it is different from the normal rolls that most turf farms sell so would probably involve more work for them to cut it.

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Kelgofast
Oct 30, 2015 1:17 pm
Kelgofast
Kelgofast
Kelgofast
30 October 2015

How to stop lawn growing into garden bed

How to stop lawn growing into garden bed

Did you put any of that black plastic stuff down before installing your garden? I think its called weed matting or something. That's the only way I know too stop weeds and…

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Kelgofast
Oct 30, 2015 1:06 pm
Kelgofast
lookout magpie
lookout magpie
28 October 2015

Yogie's landscape thread - turf, path & paving - Help

Yogie's landscape thread - turf, path & paving - Help

Hi 1. Really need a pic to understand what your on about here. 2 . Depends on budget but not bad idea. Could use 75 ×25 mm timber edge or a paver edge. Seeds from next…

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lookout magpie
Oct 28, 2015 9:34 pm

Hi there, we had a retaining wall constructed approx 2 years ago. It's core filled besser blocks, then rendered/bagged in a cream/light sand colour. The render has never…

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daniboombani
Oct 28, 2015 3:27 pm
Chaton
Chaton
27 October 2015

Landscaper recommendations for North Brisbane?

Landscaper recommendations for North Brisbane?

Hello all, Can anyone recommend a landscaper in North Brisbane? Our yard is pretty small, and we want to focus on useful and edible plants. Any landscapers in the…

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Chaton
Oct 27, 2015 11:22 am
Chaton
StructuralBIMGuy
StructuralBIMGuy
26 October 2015

Retaining Wall - Timber - any concerns?

Retaining Wall - Timber - any concerns?

Hi The Huntbegins Firstly may I compliment you on your photo mark up and sketch. :) There should be no issues with Steel post and timber rails I've calculated the height…

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StructuralBIMGuy
Oct 26, 2015 8:45 pm
StructuralBIMGuy
Wanbrow
Wanbrow
25 October 2015

Any idea what this is?

Any idea what this is?

thanks for the answers. i was seriously about to pull it out when i remembered this post. been a long time since I've been in the garden!

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Wanbrow
Oct 25, 2015 6:35 pm
adam one million
adam one million
25 October 2015

low level retaining wall?

low level retaining wall?

getting the drain lowered would be the faster and cheaper option. As someone has mentioned, if its an overflow gully it should be below the next lowest drain (e.g.,…

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adam one million
Oct 25, 2015 6:35 pm

Hello I've spent a bit of time trying to diagnose a problem with my native Frangipani. I've planted three of them, one of which was from a different nursery. It came with…

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adam one million
Oct 25, 2015 11:43 am
subwayJ
subwayJ
23 October 2015

Amount of Piggy Post needed

Amount of Piggy Post needed

based on that it seems I am way under. Damn. Hopefully it works out.

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subwayJ
Oct 23, 2015 6:58 pm
mightymo
mightymo
20 October 2015

Difference between Empire & Platinum Zoysia?

Difference between Empire & Platinum Zoysia?

There a bunch of different zoysia grasses on the market a lot of them aren't great oz wide. I have to say, like you, it's very bloody…

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mightymo
Oct 20, 2015 5:40 pm
BeatrixKiddo
BeatrixKiddo
19 October 2015

Santa Anna Couch or Sir Walter in a Shady Corner

Santa Anna Couch or Sir Walter in a Shady Corner

Get a buffalo, doesn't have to be SW, any of them will be fine. The shade will only increase during the cooler months and the couch will struggle.

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BeatrixKiddo
Oct 19, 2015 4:58 pm
Andrew37
Andrew37
19 October 2015

Backyard in the desert with some complications

Backyard in the desert with some complications

Gday. No water restrictions and other people have grass. Fake turf will get too hot imo. Garden beds is something im thinking about. Thanks for the reply!

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Andrew37
Oct 19, 2015 10:41 am
Old mate
Old mate
18 October 2015

How to improve my turf?

How to improve my turf?

Agree with the above. Backfill with mix of compost and sand. Top dress with the same. Any topdressing will help as will increase the size of topsoil above cracker dust.…

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Old mate
Oct 18, 2015 1:46 pm
aloenyx
aloenyx
18 October 2015

Anyone know of a good landscaper out near Pakenham?

Anyone know of a good landscaper out near Pakenham?

I need a quote for landscaping to give to the bank (plus I'll need a landscaper when the house is built). I can't find many online or any that have reviews. If I can't…

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aloenyx
Oct 18, 2015 12:28 pm
aloenyx
BeatrixKiddo
BeatrixKiddo
15 October 2015

Landscaping quotes help! Somerfield Keysborough

Landscaping quotes help! Somerfield Keysborough

I reckon it all looks reasonable enough. Blue stone paving on a slab is around $250 - 300 m2 supply/install/grout/seal so you actually have a good price. Labour is the…

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BeatrixKiddo
Oct 15, 2015 8:29 pm

I have rooted a sample. ON left is winter grass and on right is the weed I would like to know what it is. You can see that the winter grass has rounded leafs as the…

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jastreb
Oct 15, 2015 2:47 pm
grom40
grom40
13 October 2015

Garden Photos

Garden Photos

Looking good Steph ::lol:: Why people plant ivy I will never understand! I lived in the Dandenongs (Victoria) as a child and we used to have to pull ivy off trees and other…

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grom40
Oct 13, 2015 11:36 am
grom40
monalisa
monalisa
12 October 2015

Drainage Issues - please help!!!!

Drainage Issues - please help!!!!

Hi all! We are building our home with Metricon - just got past lock up stage at the moment. We are having issues with drainage on site - our land is sloping sideways it…

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monalisa
Oct 12, 2015 9:52 pm
monalisa
Ponzu
Ponzu
12 October 2015

Is my Sapphire Buffalo turf dead? Please help..

Is my Sapphire Buffalo turf dead? Please help..

Weed and feed is a product brand name. It's a mix of broad leaf herbicide and power feed. Terrible product as it also affects the grass somewhat while killing weeds.…

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Ponzu
Oct 12, 2015 9:00 am
Saint Mike
Saint Mike
11 October 2015

What tree is this??

What tree is this??

Sorry - a habit of mine. Mrs SM tells me no one will understand ... :)

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Saint Mike
Oct 11, 2015 8:29 pm
Saint Mike

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