Landscape & Garden Design
Raised garden bed against fence
I wish I could have done Adrian's way We are coastal though and I didn't want any pressure on the fence. If it rusts in years to come, the soil may push it over. I think…
Waterfeater and Pond Yay or Nay
check these out. They look really great and are so easy to set up. Worth it when you way up costs, risk and labour of building your with real rocks.
We went out to see…
What type of grass do I have?
Thanks for thta Fu Man, I bought the yates weed'n'feed in the bottle that you click you hose onto and spray around, I did it this evening so I'll see how it all goes.
Nov 30, 2008 10:35 pm
Our landscape plan!
I made each shape - then i went to it's Properties - under the Fill colour - you can select different textures or patterns.
What to grow on this slope?
yeah Zanthorea is a fantastic nursery. worth a trip to from anywhere The great thing is everyone who works there has a good level of knowledge and experinece which is…
My landscape plan
That lavender may not do well there. try more correa instead. In winter there will be to much shade.
If you want purple look at using some alternathera purpura and…
What plant is this?
well I'm not sure if I hate them or like them but they are different I'll give them that. Thanks Fu
Help me with my landscaping pleeease..
Hi Sharee, I got my landscaping pack today with a list of a million plants and trees. We were told that our front garden will have 30 plants and two trees and that we…
Stockland Front Landscaping
Just thought I'd add to this as I got my info pack on our landscaping today.
We got a few pages listing various trees and shrubs and were told to pick 30 plants and 2…
They reckon about 570 litres per square metre of garden area, for the growing season. For a 50 square metre vegie patch, that's 28500 litres. A…
Yep it is also sold as "After Dark" That one looks more like After dark or the Jervis bay as it is also known by in it's name The Burgundy looks a bit different.
There's a company in Adelaide that do a heap of retic parts. Wingfield Plastics.
...There's this company i found that is in Wingfield SA
Quality Platics and…
Our proposed garden plan
I think I will look at our plans again. My wife did have hesitations about having the hedge split the yard but I talked her into it
I think I need to…
Plants I found at the house...sad update
mrs smith you are right! But I'll wait to see what happens when we move in before leaving any notes. It really isn't bothering us, other than I can't take a clear photo…
Retaining wall quote
Looks aren't important to me as we are filling our side of the wall and the other side is to be covered by fence so the timber ones are suited to our needs.
Any timber will fade to grey quickly if left out in the sun. The problem is it will eventually start to splinter and crack.
There are products which give a grey-washed…
there should be plenty in local newspaper, our backyad was done 3 months ago 6m wide by 6m long and about 2m depth down total cost $1800. This include bobcat hire, labour…
Replacing wooden w/ rendered wall
We currently have a 1.8m wooden fence in our back yard. We would like to replace the fence with a rendered wall. Can I just get a builder in to construct the wall…
cheap plants in Melb?
Matt, I already have a few Pitts in the ground. Good plants....some varieties the possums will eat.
Purple. thanks for the diaco link. I'm not fussed if the plant isn't…
Best time to roll new turf???
Thanks Fu Manchu,
Now looks like hubby has a christmas activity added to the to do list.
I really appreciate your advice. thanks!
How big is your backyard?
Yeah, we have a pecan tree in our back yard, advertised as "does not require cross pollination". It's not true.
I wonder if you can espalier…
yeah, but it will never crack when the earth moves... If a car hits it, bricks wont go flying everywhere... Or if it does get damaged, you just replace a panel…
fruit trees in pots
I have an Australian Lime. It certainly isn't immune to pests and its small leaves make it look straggly next to the other more traditional citrus trees. But it's robust,…
Did termites do this?
yeah the introduced european house borer is a problem for homes and it is important to keep an eye out for the adults. There are areas of the SW WA that are affected,…
Retaining Wall Help
Im in the middle of fixing up my back yard. I've got a retaining wall running the whole lenth around my garden. About 30 meters.
the problem is untill…
Does anyone know what this is??
The spot where I want to plant the bamboo is down the side of the house where the clothes line is. (clumping of course..)
There is a space between the concrete and the…
neighbours wall help?
You do really need to find out wo's land it is on. In vic, usually retaining walls are built with the back of the wall about 150mm from the boundary, so that there is…
Today's Lazy Gardener Question
use weed mat, it is cheaper than black plastic and a little more durable. for paths it is a good thing. as eco said ,when the weed seeds germinate in the gravel the roots…
Whats the best type of lawn
have a bit to much land to go with that we are on 5 acres it would cost a lot we are proparly looking at about 2 acres
Landscape designer in Bendigo VIC?
We have our new home under construction and have a difficult and small backyard.
I want some help in regards to designing our back and front yard, but I want to do the…
What would you do with this area?
I was actually thinking that the difference in the pile made it look more realistic as when I first looked at it I just thought it was the 'mower mark' you get when you…
Jan 03, 2009 4:06 pm
Thanks for the reply Davinci.
scoria or 7mm beam should be min 200mm but as you said whats done is done but as long as your soil isnt highly…
Kentias - what to do with them
The site is a bit tricky but ok once you get used to it.
I'll check out the pic Colsy .. I selected one of the Kentia pics available on the site but I'll double check…
immediately is right. anylonger and it is useless.
some studies claim you only have seconds for it to be effective. Other research says 1 or 2 minutes.
Advice needed re decking
I forgot to add, a trolley jack under the bearer is a nice easy way to get it's height and level right before you brace it.
just make sure you pull the mulch away from the immediate area around the stem so it doesn't rot the stem