Landscape & Garden Design
Basic garden startup
Thanks grom40. Will post some pics next week...got a kiddie bday party to get through first!
Putting lawn over native couch
Thanks. That's what I was afraid of. It's been raining on and off, didn't have the chance to spray anything and the lawn is coming this weekend. Hopefully.
Let's see how…
agi pipe not working
I put socked 100mm agi pipe in the ground, with 20mm gravel around it but now geotextile above it, and after just a couple of heavy rain periods the water is simply not…
Wood Retaining Walls vs White Ants
Thanks for the information.
Just looking for any recommendations regarding to my apartment to determine whether there are white ants or bug issue?
Does anyone know good…
Sep 22, 2014 8:57 pm
Really stupid soil lawn question
Hi Maggie 10,
Lost my opportunity to add at the end of the plastic lawn idea... ask a silly question and you get a silly answer... small…
Landscaping, Gardening for New House
Hi BillyD, my brother used that type of seed I think but weeds did emerge as well... it was lush though. I think it had some type of fescu(?) in the mix. Eventually he…
Dividing one veg garden for crop rotation
Hi CH2012, I'm sure the fibre cement sheeting would be safe, but you might check if the cement content leaches out in time to make the soil alkaline.
Great idea rotation.…
well my old veggie patch is about to be resurrected. The soil there is looking lush given it's had a winter of pea straw over it. The worms have gone nuts. Better than…
Sorry I have been such a stranger on here.
Good news....backyard has been landscaped and I can't wait to post some photos on moving in first thing that happened was the…
Yes I think thats it insider.
Oh it's not going to be fun then.
Landscaper - northern Melbourne?
Wondering whether anyone can recommend a good landscaper for the northern suburbs of Melbourne? Scope of works is:
Two timber decks
Craploads of new…
Turf choices, Adelaide
We're looking to turf 50sqm of barren, scorched clay in full sun. I'm not sure about soil pH, etc. I have been a long-term reader of the soil preparation…
We're considering a similar style fence for our front and would also be interested in approximate costs. We had a 1.8m brick boundary/retaining fence built recently in…
I sometimes suffer from 'brown thumb-itis' myself, but I think these will be worth the effort for us.
Homemade weed killer questions
Actually some vinegar diluted with water would be more than enough to kill most of the weeds. The salt can also be used separately as a weed killing product. But all these…
Fenceline screening trees
Do you want trees or shrubs? I like the suggestion of callistemons, there's lots of varieties, but bear in mind they attract bees when flowering so perhaps not so suitable…
new lawn prep perth
Starting on my prep work as per Fu Manchu's Guide to Soil Prep & Laying
how much soil do i need to remove before starting.
i am now…
Growing blueberries in containers
This is a good thread. I am going to buy some low-chill blueberries to grow in pots here in Brisbane. I will use pots so I can easier manage the…
Drought resistant hedges
Something native will cope well in drought conditions; I've got some bottle brushes (callistemons) I've made into a hedge and they work a treat (no watering whatsoever…
Composite Retaining Walls?
Have you considered concrete sleepers?
Please feel free to contact me if I can be of help.
Toddler danger with Cape Lilac??
All those berries want to grow into trees as well.
If you have the tree removed for god's sake don't let the tree fellers just chip up all of the timber. I could be very…
Trying to level the back yard
I've heard that after turf is laid and established, sand is used on top to even it out. Maybe fill in any holes with dirt, lay turf in those parts and later add sand to…
I would say the 2000 and turn them down in distance if needed.
Aug 12, 2014 10:22 am
I am looking to do some hard landscaping in our back yard, and am planning to construct some raised planters and other rendered walls. I just wondered if anyone has…
I am also quite confused about all this. They should make the per-litre rate much clearer on the bottles.
Firstly, I never bothered to read the bottles (yeah ), and went…
Brick paving in WA
Looks great Perth Dream.
We also did some paving ourselves... its quite easy to lay... just need to make sure your ground id level and compact
I dont have close up…
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