Landscape & Garden Design
Landscaping 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…
Re: 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…
New garden in a very rocky clay soil Brisbane block
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…
Taylex HSTP Effluent area and Vegetable/Fruit patch
What pump did you have for your Taylex HSTP. How long till it failed?
Advice - New landscape design, gap between wall and fence
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…
New turf turning yellow/brown one week after laying
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…
Looking for a landscaper in Brisbane Northside
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…
First home - no idea what to do with backyard ...ideas help!
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…
Garden against house, want to replace, need advice
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.
Empire Zoysia turf help - Why is it different in one spot?
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…
Fixing fence to top of sand stone blocks?
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…
Retaining wall - Foundation and starter bar Q.
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
Retaining compacted road base next to garden - help required
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…