Landscape & Garden Design
SteveMcLandscaping and highly reactive clay - prevent ground movt
Having had a similar build on piers/posts/bearers I share your concerns. Avoid any possible water movement to your piers/posts and your all good. In my case I had piers in…
ImightbedaveRe: SOAKWELLS - How easy are they to put in and install ?
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…
Dal01New garden in a very rocky clay soil Brisbane block
29 June 2017
Hi Corinda dream 2016, the best place I found for this information, quality plants at less than half price (for most) was the Rocklea Markets on Saturdays. We have just…
roscoepikotrainTaylex HSTP Effluent area and Vegetable/Fruit patch
8 March 2017
What pump did you have for your Taylex HSTP. How long till it failed?
Feed the soil, Never feed the plant
It is always important to ensure that you water the roots of the plant and not the leaves. This is one of the common mistakes we all make during an . But this can cause…
HenzillaAdvice - New landscape design, gap between wall and fence
8 October 2016
We're building on a fairly flat block, 15m frontage and kind of triangular with 35m along the perpendicular border. We engaged a custom builder due to the strange shape of…
gowie77New turf turning yellow/brown one week after laying
30 August 2016
Hi. Just wondering how you got on with your lawn?? Mine was laid 9 days ago and is starting to turn a bit yellow, I have lifted a corned and no roots have taken as…
lazybones1987Looking for a landscaper in Brisbane Northside
19 June 2016
Hi, I'm looking for a landscaper in Brisbane Northside (North Lakes). Can someone recommend me one? I'm not looking at doing anything fancy, just some turf and plants to…
Waldorf_Grange_BuildFirst home - no idea what to do with backyard ...ideas help!
5 June 2016
I can't see the original pics but the links work for me. Looks like you have a nice clean slate to start from. I am also planning our backyard from scratch. I have a dog…
SaveH2OGarden against house, want to replace, need advice
19 April 2016
I would highly recommend that you Waterproof your foundation with a membrane moisture barrier. this is one of the best solution to prevent any moist to your foundation.
BeatrixKiddoEmpire Zoysia turf help - Why is it different in one spot?
8 April 2016
Listen to the turf farm use a herbicide.. Don't rip it up for gods sake. You need to figure out exactly what weed it is, if it's a paspalum (most likely) there is a…
rubasurexFixing fence to top of sand stone blocks?
6 April 2016
We have a retaining wall built from sand stone blocks. The blocks are a rough rectangular shape and average about 1m long by about 500 square. The top (center) of the wall…
Stewie DRetaining wall - Foundation and starter bar Q.
2 March 2016
Yes I would be too despite the small size of your wall. If you are using 12mm reo then drill 20mm ø holes at least and use chem-set to anchor the bars to the concrete. Stewie
toucanRetaining compacted road base next to garden - help required
20 January 2016
Hi guys, I wonder if anyone has experience with garden edging? We've laid some road base (will be some concrete 'pads' constructed for granite pavers to be glued to) My…
ChatonLandscaper recommendations for North Brisbane?
27 October 2015
Hello all, Can anyone recommend a landscaper in North Brisbane? Our yard is pretty small, and we want to focus on useful and edible plants. Any landscapers in the…