Landscape & Garden Design
Block wall cost
Guys. The rules regarding engineering also apply at any height wall (yes, even 30cm) within 1 metre of a boundary.
They ate most of our tree!!
I hate possums having grown up catching them when they got into our roof...
Mothballs have been successful for us in the past on all of our…
I used this stuff which isn't cheap but was highly recommended to me by a landscaper who uses alot of natural stone.
but I have to say it works a treat on sandstone. Bat…
Retaining wall against a pool
Looking for advice on how to build a low retaining wall (1-2ft high) up against the side of an existing fibreglass pool.
Once the wall is complete I would like to…
Crepe Myrtle advice
Thanks. I'm going to go the hard prune route tomorrow and lop off half the main trunk so that I can reset and hopefully get some growth outward so it looks more like a…
does anybody have a rough guide price to remove some large eucalypts mornington peninsula victoria
they are about 12 metres high with a trunk of around 500mm
Vertical Gardens or not?
Thank you very much for your answer. Luckily, my mom gave me the same piece of advice when it comes to choosing the right plants. The plants I've chosen are low…
After a knock down rebuild we decided to put in a native garden in the front.
All the plants have been in for approx 3 months and now need to mulch the garden. I have…
Jul 25, 2018 8:27 pm
Tall fescue grass
Can anyone recommend good tall fescue seeds for oversowing? And where to buy them? I’m in Melbourne.
I have a few bare patches from between where the lawn squares were…
Jul 22, 2018 10:38 pm
laying soil and Turf myself
Our turf wasn’t hard to lay because they were in manageable sizes. Just need a good smooth base to work with or it will be lumpy. We also had a team of about 7 so it…
Pebbles around plants
Certainly take the plants out of their pots and plant them directly in the ground, that way the root ball can spread out and you won’t need to water them so often. If…
Hello! My front yard is tiled. On the sides there are bushes. I do not like gardening at all. I like minimalism in everything. In the interior too. The front yard can be…
So.... you have your elevation colours done, what next?
That would be your landscaping and dressing of your externals.
You need to forward think when designing and…
Great thank you. Need to replace some that we ruined on a neighbours fence line when the fencers were working.
Building retaining wall
Need reliable and affordable landscaper recommendations for building retaining wall and a deck in Cherrybrook NSW.
Removing rock to lay turf
I have an old rock retaining wall in the middle of my lawn that now needs to have lawn at the top of the walls current height. The wall is not load bearing and just in the…
Potting & soil mix
I have a potting mix recipe that calls for sharp sand. Can't find it anywhere. Could zeolite be classified as sharp sand? Or does anybody know what sharp sand is called in…
May 29, 2018 12:18 am
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Good point about being climbable. We will need to consider this when choosing the gap size between slats.
We have some quotes coming in now for both wooden and metal so I…
I'd love your thoughts about this concept sketch I've put together for landscaping to a raised terrace at the front of our home. See sketches attached.
Lilly pilly hedges growing unevenly
I grow Lilly Lilly's for a living in my wholesale nursery. Here are some tips -
-Prune lightly every 3mths taking approx 5cm off the top and front of hedge.
-mulch well &…
irrigation for acreage
we have 2 acres that will mostly be used for horses
looking at some irrigation ideas
looks like i am going to need multiple large water tanks
looking at this sprinkler
We'll be filling in some of the building cut from around out house, which means we'll have to put retaining walls there, but I have no idea how to approach…
They probably just need your suburb and state
Take your address out first though
WA - Coastal brown ants
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Garden Help needed - Melbourne
Hi CrazyK - just came across this - we used diggers.com.au service - we are members, it was incredibly affordable and Keith did an amazing job! Would highly recommend!
Apr 14, 2018 4:45 pm
Just joined your forum and was hoping for some usual and friendly advise. Can you please Identify from the image what this is, I am assuming it is a weed, as it…
Tree help (Victoria)
We still haven’t done a great deal, whoops!
We planted a cleaveland ornamental pear in the centre of the front yard, and it’s doing great (has a few super heavy…