Landscape & Garden Design
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…
Searching4 knowledgeNew 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, …
SteveMcWhen to trim/prune newly planted plants?
30 October 2017
Big difference between phosphate based fertilisers and natural organic soil tonics. Keep your thrive for potted colour and buy any seaweed organic concentrate you can…
SteveMcWREXTER'S REAR LANDSCAPING JOURNEY - Update Photos
7 October 2017
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…
Jason KirknessSuccess with residental Fertigation Products?
12 September 2017
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…
Jason KirknessDrainage (or not) behind Retaining Wall on a Sandy block
7 September 2017
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 @…
Jason KirknessIrrigation Components - MP Rotators vs RainBird RVAN, Articu
6 September 2017
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…
Lakeside PavingSoil Ammendments - Time to drop Bentonite clay and zeolite?
5 September 2017
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…
6bangaEmpire Zoyisa vs Soft Leaf buffalo -Sir Walter, PALMETTO etc
18 August 2017
+ 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…
Lakeside PavingPool Side Privacy Screening Hedge for Perth Soils (3m)
29 July 2017
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…
Jason KirknessSoil Preparation for Empire Zoysia - can a pre made lawn mix
7 July 2017
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…
Blake.lTree leaves are yellow green but should be red
14 May 2017
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…
TheGardenWhispererhelp with sad looking ornamental pear (chanticleer)
30 April 2017
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…
Megan0870Looking after a newly laid Zoysia lawn in the wet weather
10 February 2017
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…
Turtle1Reticulation Systems, Lawns and Garden Bed Edgings
19 December 2016
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.
Turtle1Feed the soil, Never feed the plant
6 December 2016
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…
Beazley77Any grasses you can recommend for a garden bed in Perth?
14 July 2016
We have used lomandra like luff, little con, and Tanika and they have freon really well. We are in coogee. We did make sure we added soul conditioner to the sand, as well…