Landscape & Garden Design
KnockItDownLandscaping help with cut and fill block
27 June 2015
There are 2 options that come to mind depending on your budget. The most expensive option to maximise the usable area of your yard, you could escavate the remaining soil…
BeatrixKiddoWhat's a reasonable price for laying sandstone tiles / paver
19 June 2015
Price is about right. Depends where you are though. They usually lay with mortar/glue on the slab then stick the stone on. Then grout it. So there is bags of cement, sand,…
djlanceuppercutRetaining Wall using gabion baskets
17 June 2015
By using a lower gauge steel (such as 3mm), the baskets can tend to "bulge" if stacked more than 1 level high. The steel struggles to hold the rock/stone in a form the…
TreeseachangerRaising levels in backyard (on top of clay)
30 May 2015
Hi D_rail, clean fill is not always "clean" but sometimes "recycled" from other sites. Builders do this to save some $$$. Not sure what is available in Perth but have…
bprattTreated pine sleepers - alternative wood that doesn't warp
28 May 2015
I was thinking along the same lines when I first posted, and was going to get some old oil mixed with diesel to get it to soak right in.
HopelessRomanticMolasses and how to use it
24 May 2015
Fu Manchu...Thank you for this amazing advice. My whole garden will need a huge boost after we build the extension. I have consulted with our builder to shield my plants…
EmmaW84Melbourne (North) Landscape Designer Front & Backyard
20 May 2015
VMENIndependent Building Inspector for New House Construction
12 May 2015
Hi guys I was hoping to get list of good independent building inspectors I could use. We are building in Sommerfield , Keysborough. Thanks in advance guys Cheers V
Stuart05Need to move some palms Will they last in pots for 8 months?
9 May 2015
Yup parents have cocos palms at their place and they are a pain in the proverbial. They grow too tall too fast and then its a nuisance cutting the fronds and seed pods…
RynosaurusRex82Final flowering plant for long garden bed?
3 May 2015
Hey All, Im running a long garden bed down the side of my house. against the fence. It's the side the lounge/living faces and the large alfresco. plan is to have it…
gazza_nz73Combining Concrete Driveway Slab with besser block retaining
24 April 2015
Thanks for the cracking/reinforcement advice. The drawing was purely a concept only and not engineered yet. All of the advice has been great it has confirmed for me what I…
deepsRecommend Lawn for Dog - being laid in Autumn/Winter
19 April 2015
Bump - no recommendations?
psykoWhere to buy Molasses In Melb western Suburbs
17 April 2015
Coles sell it - http://shop.coles.com.au/online/vic-met ... l-molasses not as cheap as the stuff for horse feed.
doohan777North Sydney concreters/turfers and nursery/planters? Help!!
9 April 2015
Thanks a lot I will give them both a call. I have spoken to a few "one stop shop" landscapers so I was really looking to see if I could break it down to each package.
boostaReactive soil - Concrete + Paving or pattern pave concrete?
8 April 2015
I went with concrete (coloured) for perimeter and exp agg for driveway, this time instead of pavers, yes with reactive soil class of E-D/ P(fill). In your case, I will…