Landscape & Garden Design
1.7m or 3m backyard..what can I realistically do?
Hi Skydroid, Have you looked into building a double storey? We were greedy as well and wanted a whole lot of space inside and out. We have a 14 x 36 metre north facing…
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 grass really spread out, should I be worried?
If you mix the seed with sand and then spread you will end up with a more even coverage. I'd leave it for a bit longer and see what comes up. If it's still patchy, …
WREXTER'S REAR LANDSCAPING JOURNEY - Update Photos
Hi wrexter. Hoping you might be able to explain a little more about your irrigation. 1. What's the loop and manual valve do before your solenoids. 2. Where's the x core…
Success with residental Fertigation Products?
Hi I did see some threads here from a while back but can anyone recommend Fertigation products? I want to be able to put Seasol through my 200-300m of Boreline drippers…
Drainage (or not) behind Retaining Wall on a Sandy block
Hi see below image Site is all sand. However as per another thread I will import clay, probably Soil Solver Clay Plus at 10kg p m2. So the top section behind the wall @…
Irrigation Components - MP Rotators vs RainBird RVAN, Articu
Lakeside, I meant to add on the Hunter MP Rotators vs Rainbird RVANS I was told that RVANS are better suited to bores, as they throw a larger amount of water out and…
Soil Ammendments - Time to drop Bentonite clay and zeolite?
Mate the existing sand will be fine. Add it then quickly run the rotary hoe back over it or even just give it a rake to the rough level. This will just allow some of the…
Empire Zoyisa vs Soft Leaf buffalo -Sir Walter, PALMETTO etc
+ 1 Sapphire I have it in NSW not to sure how it would fair in Perth though. Its an excellent Grass it just tolerates the frost here goes a bit yellow but bounces back…
Pool Side Privacy Screening Hedge for Perth Soils (3m)
Metrosideros Springfire would do the job nicely. They do well in a range of conditions. They do well in coastal areas ,grow quickly and have a small attractive red flower…
Soil Preparation for Empire Zoysia - can a pre made lawn mix
Hi I have looked partly though the thread I saw mention of Greenlife soils as being a quality supplier, I have used them for ready to plant mediums , Native mix. I…
Tree leaves are yellow green but should be red
I have these In my yard maybe try digging in some cow manure in the soil around the tree. It's done wonders for mine they have had a massive growth spurt and have turned a…
help with sad looking ornamental pear (chanticleer)
Replace it with a dwarf Apple or Pear. There are quite a few varieties to choose from. Pinkabelle is one that comes to mind. It would a be perfect size. The Little Gems…
Looking after a newly laid Zoysia lawn in the wet weather
Hi All, We laid a Empire Zoysia lawn (in the heat) 2 weeks ago, however we've had days/week of very wet weather for a Perth Summer and I was wondering if the lawn needs…
Reticulation Systems, Lawns and Garden Bed Edgings
You can try treated pine for edging either treated sawn pine or winged splits. Depending on the garden you can also get concrete mower strips.