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Quach101
Quach101
30 April

Need some garden edging advice please

Need some garden edging advice please

have you seen this garden edging from an Australian company called Enviro Blocks? Its made from recycled tyres and looks really good.…

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Quach101
Apr 30, 2019 4:07 pm
KingTaco
KingTaco
15 April

Lilly Pily high and mighty problem

Lilly Pily high and mighty problem

Lilly Pilly are prone to getting psyllid infestations... if that's what it is, you need to trim back the infested growth and regularly spray the trees with something like…

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KingTaco
Apr 15, 2019 4:54 pm
KingTaco
shammi329
shammi329
20 March

Domaine Homes - Building Leda 21 Narrow

Domaine Homes - Building Leda 21 Narrow

Hi , I am currently building with…

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shammi329
Mar 20, 2019 9:17 am
shammi329
SteveMc
SteveMc
14 March

Confused about Turf Underlay vs. Top Dressing

Confused about Turf Underlay vs. Top Dressing
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It's described as top dressing? Standard turf underlay is fine. Your better off with a sand/loan mix as organic mixes will compress and collapse leaving your levels lower…

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SteveMc
Mar 14, 2019 7:19 pm
SteveMc
Melslost
Melslost
16 February

New wood fence- mouldy wood

New wood fence- mouldy wood

Hi, anyone with experience in wood fencing I would like your thoughts on this: Fence is being installed but all the treated pine wood delivered has what looks like mould-…

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Melslost
Feb 16, 2019 4:59 am
psikore
psikore
1 February

Photinias being eaten!

Photinias being eaten!

You could try to setup a camera if you suspect animals. There are even specialised cameras with motion sensors which can trigger on movement.

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psikore
Feb 01, 2019 7:07 pm
ehhc
ehhc
13 January

Landscape design - KDR (sekisui house ) Burbank - ST George

Landscape design - KDR (sekisui house ) Burbank - ST George
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Omg... so impressed!! Really love that orchid house. And the bromeliad wall. And the paving. Lol I like everything. Well done shazza

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ehhc
Jan 13, 2019 7:28 pm
ehhc
mitch7391
mitch7391
8 January

Help Please !! My lawn is dying...

Help Please !! My lawn is dying...

Hope you problem is over now,do you know artificial grass? Maybe also a solution?

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mitch7391
Jan 08, 2019 9:06 am
sage63
sage63
28 December 2018

Frangipani trees

Frangipani trees

I have 2 established potted Frangipani trees,1.2 meters tall that I would like to transplant into Mother Earth. My yard is small, I am only able to transplant them close…

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sage63
Dec 28, 2018 10:51 am
Littlegem
Littlegem
19 December 2018

High Retaining Wall Cover up ideas

High Retaining Wall Cover up ideas

What are you located so suitable plants can be recommended

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Littlegem
Dec 19, 2018 5:36 pm
Daisymana
Daisymana
13 November 2018

Free fill

Free fill

Hello all. I am asking if anyone knows where I can get clean fill delivered for free? I am getting a pool installed and need the dirt to go somewhere! It's proving to be a…

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Daisymana
Nov 13, 2018 8:51 pm
Rani-k
Rani-k
25 October 2018

Growing medium for wicking bed

Growing medium for wicking bed

Hey guys, I've learnt so much on this forum (long…

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Rani-k
Oct 25, 2018 7:20 am
arcadelt
arcadelt
7 October 2018

Weeds and top soil

Weeds and top soil

There is an old definition that a weeds is any plant that is in the wrong place; however, that is not a weed, but clover, which is recommended in lawns under some…

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arcadelt
Oct 07, 2018 9:38 am
Niel07
Niel07
9 September 2018

Help us with Landscaping Ideas!

Help us with Landscaping Ideas!

Hi Guys, We are close to engaging a landscape designer and looking for Landscape ideas. We do have a 2 mtr fall across our lot where the house sits, so we will be looking…

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Niel07
Sep 09, 2018 6:59 pm
Skeney
Skeney
9 September 2018

Muraya Hedge Thinning Out

Muraya Hedge Thinning Out

A couple of plants in my muraya hedge are going from healthy plants to all the leaves dropping off within a couple of months. There is still new growth at the the top of…

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Skeney
Sep 09, 2018 11:58 am
SteveMc
SteveMc
8 September 2018

Block wall cost

Block wall cost

Guys. The rules regarding engineering also apply at any height wall (yes, even 30cm) within 1 metre of a boundary.

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SteveMc
Sep 08, 2018 3:29 pm
SteveMc

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…

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SteveMc
Aug 28, 2018 10:24 pm
SteveMc
yoyohv
yoyohv
5 August 2018

Cost of landscaping

Cost of landscaping

Haha... Right now I am in the process of gathering all of the info I can to diy our driveway... We spent a lot of money on an emergency trip overseas and now our budget is…

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yoyohv
Aug 05, 2018 10:40 pm
Stella L
Stella L
3 August 2018

Vertical Gardens or not?

Vertical Gardens or not?

Gaudi, 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…

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Stella L
Aug 03, 2018 6:31 pm
Stella L

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…

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colin1
Aug 03, 2018 4:56 pm
colin1
arcadelt
arcadelt
22 July 2018

Tips/ guide to laying brick edging

Tips/ guide to laying brick edging

You would be laying down a reinforced concrete footing, so you add reinforcing steel in a similar way you would for a slab.

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arcadelt
Jul 22, 2018 7:26 pm

laying soil and Turf myself

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…

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1sttimer_stoneridge
Jul 19, 2018 6:09 pm
1sttimer_stoneridge
arcadelt
arcadelt
15 July 2018

Pebbles around plants

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…

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arcadelt
Jul 15, 2018 5:49 pm
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Niel07
Jun 27, 2018 8:37 pm
Michelle
Michelle
25 June 2018

Not just an elevation!

Not just an elevation!

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…

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Michelle
Jun 25, 2018 7:18 pm
Michelle
BrownDog77
BrownDog77
8 June 2018

Newcastle House-landscaping - veggies, general trial + error

Newcastle House-landscaping - veggies, general trial + error
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Wow Cat you garden looks fantastic! Look at those pumpkins ❤️

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BrownDog77
Jun 08, 2018 6:57 am
colin1
colin1
1 June 2018

Just Laid Matilda Turf atthis time of year

Just Laid Matilda Turf atthis time of year

Thanks for the reply. After looking at your lawn pictures if mine turns out anything like yours I will be verry happy Col

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colin1
Jun 01, 2018 10:32 am
colin1
gillybean
gillybean
10 May 2018

Help on backyard - are we making the right choice of house?

Help on backyard - are we making the right choice of house?

Agreed. The last thing you want after cooking a meal is to eat it in an adjacent dining area.

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gillybean
May 10, 2018 11:49 pm
gillybean
SaveH2O
SaveH2O
7 May 2018

Rainwater Garden

Rainwater Garden

Have you done a forum search? Melbourne Water website is informative. https://www.melbournewater.com.au/commu ... aingardens

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SaveH2O
May 07, 2018 6:37 pm
SaveH2O
cat_dunc
cat_dunc
3 April 2018

Garden (post project build) Sydney-Parramatta

Garden (post project build) Sydney-Parramatta
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Great plant selections and well done on the DIY lighting and irrigation rig.

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cat_dunc
Apr 03, 2018 11:57 am
cat_dunc
Imightbedave
Imightbedave
26 March 2018

Re: SOAKWELLS - How easy are they to put in and install ?

Re: SOAKWELLS - How easy are they to put in and install ?
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Hi all, Wondering if anyone can point me in the right direction. Using this guide, I installed my own soakwells a few months back. Pit in the back, pit in the front, with…

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Imightbedave
Mar 26, 2018 6:07 pm
andrei84
andrei84
14 March 2018

Lilly Pilli Dying

Lilly Pilli Dying

Hi all, first post! I planted Lilly Pilli (Compact) in a garden bed which has a retaining wall on the neighbours side. The side common with the neighbours beautiful…

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andrei84
Mar 14, 2018 8:54 pm
danu garden care
danu garden care
9 March 2018

Lily Pilly with Brown leaves

Lily Pilly with Brown leaves

Bit late now but it needs a bit of regular water to get it tbrough the peak heat. If your plant is stressed like this without evidence of pests or disease seasol or…

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danu garden care
Mar 09, 2018 1:33 pm
Michelle
Michelle
19 February 2018

Hard work pays off

Hard work pays off

Hi all, On holidays doing some major flooring renovations at my home. So while off I need to spend some time in the garden. Here is yesterdays efforts in the sun... hot…

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Michelle
Feb 19, 2018 9:15 am
Michelle

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faykis
Feb 02, 2018 5:18 pm
faykis
DamNita
DamNita
23 January 2018

Burnt/dead buffalo. Help please!

Burnt/dead buffalo. Help please!

I don't think it is a major issue - we have had this and the grass comes back nicely. Lots of water!

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DamNita
Jan 23, 2018 3:28 pm
DamNita
Reverbsz
Reverbsz
4 December 2017

Landscape Inspiration & Design Concepts

Landscape Inspiration & Design Concepts
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Drew, I just bumped into your threat, it was great to use someone through recommendation. I will contact Chris from Notlee landscapes as well since my property is in…

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Reverbsz
Dec 04, 2017 9:53 pm
shazaw
shazaw
24 November 2017

Drainiage for my garden boxes

Drainiage for my garden boxes

You have perfect garden boxes to put succulents plant, don't need too much water. https://www.google.com.au/url?sa=i&rct= ... 3487468208

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shazaw
Nov 24, 2017 8:53 am
cat_dunc
cat_dunc
9 November 2017

Yuccas Tidying them up ?

Yuccas Tidying them up ?

We’re keeping our yukkas in pots. You can just cut the yukka and put in potting mix and it grows. I was told by my mother in law that yukkas get out of hand and to keep…

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cat_dunc
Nov 09, 2017 10:25 pm
cat_dunc
Indulude
Indulude
7 November 2017

MOLASSES Suppliers

MOLASSES Suppliers
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Melbourne eastern suburbs Discount Animal Supplies 550 Lysterfield Rd, Lysterfield VIC 3156 (03) 9752 9814 discountanimalsupplies.com.au $28/25kg tub - you can get 5-10Kg aswell

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Indulude
Nov 07, 2017 1:19 am

Hi All, I've got a new weed trying to take over my grass this year. Seems to have rapidly spread throughout the neighbourhood as I'm seeing patches on all the local…

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Halstatt
Nov 05, 2017 7:20 pm
OurLindrum52
OurLindrum52
31 October 2017

Is my new buffalo lawn dead

Is my new buffalo lawn dead

We had a very cold winter here in Melbourne, and my buffalo basically went dormant and looks much like your photo, particularly in heavily shaded areas. Also, the winter…

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OurLindrum52
Oct 31, 2017 1:00 pm
Southies
Southies
23 October 2017

mixing cement with crushed granite

mixing cement with crushed granite

Thanks TBH...........now to convince DH :roll:

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Southies
Oct 23, 2017 5:30 am
Southies
Southies
Southies
17 October 2017

Extra soil for settling ???

Extra soil for settling ???

Do i need to add extra soil to allow for settling , when ordering for a new garden bed ? I…

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Southies
Oct 17, 2017 4:39 pm
Southies
Southies
Southies
15 October 2017

Which soil mix from supplier ?

Which soil mix from supplier ?

Hey there I'm creating new garden beds for dwarf murrayas and china pinks. I am sourcing from 1 of 2 suppliers. One supplies…

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Southies
Oct 15, 2017 1:12 pm
Southies
Southies
Southies
15 October 2017

How much garden soil ?

How much garden soil ?

thanks for the advice bashworth ! :-D

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Southies
Oct 15, 2017 1:07 pm
Southies
Michelle
Michelle
7 October 2017

How to prune/trim 2 rows of hedges on a slope

How to prune/trim 2 rows of hedges on a slope

::cheerleader::::cheerleader::never mind,there's always this fun little dancer!! Have fun!! :) ::kiss::

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Michelle
Oct 07, 2017 5:43 pm
Michelle

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