Landscape & Garden Design
SteveMcSleeper retaining wall cover with HardieFlex or HardieTex
I can't understand why you would cover a timber sleeper retaining wall with cement sheet. If you've ever seen these walls after 12 months you would notice significant…
subdivide hopefulArtificial Grass Melbourne Clayton Area
Hi dear, Thanks for your kindly reply and good to hear your garden had finished. If you have any question on artificial grass in further,feel free to contact us at any…
amilelkaPlant Selection for screening. Near pool, narrow bed
14 December 2018
How about citrus trees? They are evergreen, dense and don't have very invasive roots. Plus the blossoms smell great in spring and you can eat the fruit.
fyeahmBuffalo lawn with other grass coming through.
28 September 2018
I believe the invader is Winter Grass? If so, you might want to try Amgrow Winter Grass Killer from Bunnings ($24). It kills the Winter Grass, not the Buffalo.
brownbagHow to dampproof a brick wall before planting
6 September 2018
I have a section of my brick house which has a garden bed directly against it. I'd like to damp-proof it before I replant. I have a can of bitumen paint but am happy to…
sparky_JsPGarden lighting brand?
8 July 2018
Super light are great products and have used them many times https://superlight.com.au/exterior-landscape-lighting/
gwu69Build over Easement dilemma, Any Suggestions?
28 May 2018
We have a 1.83m Easement along the west boundary, try to apply for BOE consent from council in order to build a masonry fence with wrought iron infills. However, council…
Mikes005How to build a retaining wall between house stumps
5 May 2018
Hi all We'll be filling in some of the building cut from around out house, which means we'll have to put retaining walls there, but I have no idea how to approach…
ImightbedaveRe: SOAKWELLS - How easy are they to put in and install ?
26 March 2018
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…
Mikes005Recommendations for diggers / landscape gardeners - Melb
19 March 2018
Hi, all We've had a garden designer plan a garden for us in the backyard which will require a hefty bit of digging and leveling (around 20 by 18 metres with a 1.5 metre…
damienh7Help! Carport position for best street appeal?
27 February 2018
Yeah, good call. That's a thought I'd had and would go with in an ideal scenario. Timber frame, double width, tied into the house etc. Unfortunately the budget is…
inexp_userAssistance needed for landscape plan for front garden
17 January 2018
I am after some advise, opinions or tips for my front landscape plan. Our land has a 30metre frontage and our house will be set back 15metres from the front. My husband…
bashworthwhat weed is this and how to control.
5 December 2017
It's Kikuyu, which is a summer grass. Typically it is more resistant to weed killers than other grasses. I actually prefer it to other grass species as it requires much…
myclArtificial grass, best edging - Metal? Timber? Other?
9 November 2017
Hi all, I am planning to have artificial grass installed in the front yard. It is mainly rectangular in shape, bordered by garden beds mainly, except for a couple of…
OurLindrum52Advice needed- What trees to plant outside kitchen window???
4 October 2017
Take a look at pittosporum silver sheen. It is an evergreen used mainly for hedges and screening if planted close together. We planted them along dead side of house and…
navmanFencing and landscaping in Melbourne south east
26 September 2017
Hello, My house is finishing construction and I need to organize fencing and landscaping. Does anyone have any recommendations in the Berwick / Clyde North area?
GillyMIdeas for tough plants for a very shady and dry spot
26 September 2017
Cliveas do well in shady spots..... they say that they need a bit of water during warmer months, but during the cooler months they like it drier. I've had them under trees…