Landscape & Garden Design
how to green up buffalo for winter.
Winter has hit in nsw and my lawn is looking a tad yellowish. Anything I can put down to help it get green and stay a bit stronger over winter time?
May 27, 2017 9:14 pm
Planning irrigation system running on bore
I have recently bought a property with a decent sized front and backyard. Talking about 3000 sqm after taking house, pool and shed into account.
Chicken Manure on Buffalo lawn
I dont think they are hammerheads thats the closest thing I culd find to them but they def. dont have the hammerhead they are just black and all flat pretty much…
Nice /Shrub Tree
The pic is not a magnolia.
There are various varieties of magnolias available. For example, we have the magnolia teddy bear, which is a lot smaller and compact.
Mix of buffalo and couch grass??
You can cut out patches of buffalo grass using a spade. Then plant them where you want it. Use your spade to dig down just far enough to get under the grass. Then use…
Landscaping of a sloping backyard
You have an almost identical block to the one we will be building on, but we don't have any plans for a pool.
The back of the house has an 860mm cut to the right corner,…
Rain Garden Cost- HELP!!
That's a bit much if you ask me! I'd say if thats the price there is probably a very complicated water/drainage system that needs to be put in place though, you'll…
Patio Design Help
A bit hard to tell from just that photo. Why is that path seperate from the rest of the area?
What's behind the point of view?
Where are there windows looking out to?
Subsoil Irrigation for Lawn
MP rotators by Hunter.
I use Toro sprinkler bodies to fit them to.
You might find Hunter MP rotators on eBay at good prices.
Remember, they need to be spaced much…
Fence painted too dark. HELP!!!!
Repaint it. dark fences are an excellent way to make a fence disappear from a landscape. They will allow foliage to stand out more.
I prefer to use a dark grey or blue…
Just dump the soil on top of the weeds.
They won't come up through the soil like some cheesey horror movie.
99% of it will die and rot into the soil.
Soil preparation for Empire Zoysia
Not sure what's going on with my quote, so here's the reply
You shouldn't be watering that often.
Even if you were in Perth, we can water 2 times a week and with good…
capital pear trees along northern fence
They will grow fine, however, be careful planting medium sized trees along fence lines. Your neighbours may not want them as much as you.
I wouldn't do it on an urban…
Murraya hedging questions
1. I have some in beds just 30cm deep from the fence and I don't look at the fence.
2. Drop the plants in a pace a part, that will be about a metre. Don't fluff about…
Advanced tree nurseries will have skills and knowledge on trees beyond what garden centres offer.
They will also tend to have healthier trees, as growing trees in…
My sisters is the same.
For her it was required by SE water due to being in a flood zone.
How many steps will you have at the front/back of the house?
We are new to building so apologies if this has been answered before!
We are building a single level house. We haven't had an offical site inspection yet…
We have concrete sleepers. My husband did all the work himself with some mates. It helps that he has an excavator with a post hole digger and he borrowed the sleeper…
Landscape Plan for existing house
This is Scott, an experienced Landscape Architecture. We are a Landscape firm/Landscape Contractor company in NY, we can provide you the most unique &…
Are they risers to indicate surface storm water points? If so you just need to cut them down and attach a grate.
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Laying Turf to repair lawn
I had several areas where there were bare patches and ditches in my lawn.
I covered them with top soil in hope that the grass would spread across it and cover…
How to kill couch grass under trees?
Thanks I think the poison is needed. The cardboard may work for most grasses but after three months the couch is still stealing nutrients from under the cardboard with…
Cladding a retaining wall help
We are currently deciding on how to go about cladding a new treated pine retaining wall. We have decided to go the stacking stone tiles but we are a bit…
Note that when you mark out the dimensions in the park, the area will probably *look* smaller than the finished yard (with fences, house, other objects etc.) will…
Some good indoor plant suggestions?
Many succulents are also an overlooked option. Echeveria in particular.
How to use chicken manure tea?
Get a aerator from an aquarium shop.
Chuck a hand full of compost into a dirty old sock or your neighbours clean sock off their line.
Brew the concoction with the…
Shade tolerant hedge
Correa "Bicheno Bell", Westringea (fruiticosa will grow in shade), Callistemon "Great Balls of Fire".
Landscape plans for CDC
My estate has an example landscape plan, I just signed it and that's what my builder submitted.
Landscape plans for council
I don't know if this is still current but I'm doing my own now. I looked at lots of DA's that have been submitted to council and used the landscape designed as a template…
Retaining wall help!!
Yah just got notification that they have engineering report and applying for permits and works to get the retainer should be up by end of the month. After…
Mar 10, 2017 10:36 am
Weep Holes and Landscaping
In WA, anything seems to go regardless of what the National Construction Code (NCC) states about weep holes or the Damp Proof Course (DPC).
There are a few threads on…
Mp rotator run times
Look at using a Hunter Hydrawise controller. It's features help with running MP's. I'm big on these for good reason.
Good advice above.