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TheGardenWhisperer
TheGardenWhisperer
23 February 2010

Scale

Scale

If they are coastal brown ants they'll be back in no time with that stuff. You can also call the Ag Dept and send them a sample of the ants. Just get some on some sticky…

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TheGardenWhisperer
Feb 23, 2010 12:38 am
TheGardenWhisperer
TheGardenWhisperer
TheGardenWhisperer
17 February 2010

H&L Package - Landscaping - What do you get?

H&L Package - Landscaping - What do you get?

little to no grass and lots of low shrubs is the most sustainable version. That surrounded around the boundaries with taller shrubs and open areas in between with small…

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TheGardenWhisperer
Feb 17, 2010 9:25 pm
TheGardenWhisperer
TheGardenWhisperer
TheGardenWhisperer
7 February 2010

Green Mulch

Green Mulch

For your retic work use 13mm Netafim TechlineAS in the beds. Lay on the soil and cover with mulch. For lawn areas stick with gear drive sprinklers and the "Rainbird gear…

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TheGardenWhisperer
Feb 07, 2010 9:58 pm
TheGardenWhisperer
TheGardenWhisperer
TheGardenWhisperer
5 February 2010

Climber for front fence

Climber for front fence

Well the mix of productive and non productive may not actually be so different. The set up you suggest means the areas considered non productive are habitat creating…

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TheGardenWhisperer
Feb 05, 2010 3:29 pm
TheGardenWhisperer
Rod1949
Rod1949
29 January 2010

Grape Vines Love the Perth Hot Spell

Grape Vines Love the Perth Hot Spell

If you do get it Rod, and that is likely with the humidity we've been getting, try using something like "Ecorose" instead of a traditional…

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Rod1949
Jan 29, 2010 10:43 am
nessbrown
nessbrown
23 January 2010

Need help with Fence Colours and Plant Suggestions!!!

Need help with Fence Colours and Plant Suggestions!!!
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Hahaha, nice one Fu.... Yeah I will keep that in mind LOL. At least I trained my last dogs to use the pebbled area and they even preferred to use it (shy dogs liked the…

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nessbrown
Jan 23, 2010 9:21 am
Lex
Lex
23 January 2010

Retaining Walls

Retaining Walls

My pricing has been $26.00 per post - for 45mm wall height $14.00 per panel - 1170mm Does this sound reasonable?…

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Lex
Jan 23, 2010 8:58 am
Lex
TheGardenWhisperer
TheGardenWhisperer
19 January 2010

Could EZ be "grown through" a buffalo / couch lawn

Could EZ be "grown through" a buffalo / couch lawn

:lol: :lol: :: yeah, yeah but it isn't couch and that's that. If it were an uncontrollable menace, I wouldn't use it. It doesn't go anywhere the depths of couch. And the difference…

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TheGardenWhisperer
Jan 19, 2010 10:56 pm
TheGardenWhisperer
TheGardenWhisperer
TheGardenWhisperer
18 January 2010

Charlie Carp

Charlie Carp

It is a great product but when you are looking at a shelf with powerfeed and charlie carp next to it, the powerfeed will be the better value for money product ;) Charlie…

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TheGardenWhisperer
Jan 18, 2010 1:42 pm
TheGardenWhisperer
TheGardenWhisperer
TheGardenWhisperer
18 January 2010

Small Tree near Septic & Leach Drains

Small Tree near Septic & Leach Drains

Bloody fantastic idea :) You can grow any grape you like and I personally suggest wine varieties. The flavour craps on table grape varieties but they are smaller and have…

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TheGardenWhisperer
Jan 18, 2010 1:40 pm
TheGardenWhisperer
TheGardenWhisperer
TheGardenWhisperer
16 January 2010

Seaweed as a mulch

Seaweed as a mulch

Seaweed can be good sometimes but don't expect it to be better than seasol ;) The seaweed we fine on our beaches is not even close to having what King Island Bull kelp…

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TheGardenWhisperer
Jan 16, 2010 10:08 pm
TheGardenWhisperer
Kristi
Kristi
13 January 2010

Frontyard Blitz

Frontyard Blitz

Wow! That looks fantastic! Love the little garden beds. And what an awesome job on the paving ::

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Kristi
Jan 13, 2010 12:49 am
Kristi
TheGardenWhisperer
TheGardenWhisperer
9 January 2010

Plants for Pots

Plants for Pots

Hey sounds like some excellent choices. The Emerald arch is a little tougher than the Tas Red and in theory these guys shouldn't do so well for us here but the reality is…

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TheGardenWhisperer
Jan 09, 2010 9:54 pm
TheGardenWhisperer
TheGardenWhisperer
TheGardenWhisperer
29 December 2009

What plant is this?

What plant is this?

It's a citrus of some description but due to all citrus having incredibly similar features and even some having the same, you'd need a crystal ball to work out what is…

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TheGardenWhisperer
Dec 29, 2009 2:16 am
TheGardenWhisperer
TheGardenWhisperer
TheGardenWhisperer
22 December 2009

Horticulture with Greg Gilbert

Horticulture with Greg Gilbert

This guy has sooo much to share. :lol: Many of you, including myself, can relate to his passion for plants. Yes it will steal 4.55mins of your life but heh, I bet you learn…

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TheGardenWhisperer
Dec 22, 2009 1:22 am
TheGardenWhisperer

Just in case some of you are interested in something different for the day :) The Gigey Daylily festival is happening on December 5th 2009 :)

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TheGardenWhisperer
Nov 19, 2009 1:30 am
TheGardenWhisperer

One book that has recently got our attention is simply called "Plant" and would make for one of the most important books in any gardeners collection. Hands down. Put…

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TheGardenWhisperer
Nov 18, 2009 8:04 pm
TheGardenWhisperer
Candylea
Candylea
25 October 2009

Great Gardens workshops

Great Gardens workshops

Damn it! I missed the one in Success .. :( was down there yesterday tooooooo ::cry::

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Candylea
Oct 25, 2009 10:52 pm
Candylea
kek
kek
20 October 2009

bed height againts house

bed height againts house
1, 2

Erm.... just having a senior moment when I tried to…

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kek
Oct 20, 2009 10:06 pm
kek

I have applied Seasol with something wetting in it, with a blue srew top. It laredy looks greener. I also changed the 3 standard pop up sprinklers that the lawn was on…

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maggie
Oct 12, 2009 10:12 am
nessbrown
nessbrown
3 October 2009

Need ideas for plants to line inside of fenceline!!!!

Need ideas for plants to line inside of fenceline!!!!

Hi Fu, Thank you so much for all that!!! I have gone and had a look at both, but it seems like the leucospermums require a little more humidity and sun than Canberra has :(

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nessbrown
Oct 04, 2009 12:12 am
Sunny
Sunny
30 September 2009

Landscape Australia Expo

Landscape Australia Expo

The Australian landscape industry is putting on Expos around Australia. Great for landscapers but I can't see why someone looking to plan a new…

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Sunny
Sep 30, 2009 2:09 pm
TheGardenWhisperer
TheGardenWhisperer
29 September 2009

Unknown Plant

Unknown Plant

na, but email it to me. Call Henry at Boogaards, he grows it from time to time.

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TheGardenWhisperer
Sep 29, 2009 1:15 am
TheGardenWhisperer
cmooring
cmooring
15 September 2009

What would you do?

What would you do?

Chris, you need to get along to one of these workshops :) http://www.greatgardens.info/events.php The best in the business present these…

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cmooring
Sep 15, 2009 1:39 am
cmooring
TheGardenWhisperer
TheGardenWhisperer
5 September 2009

Home shed workshop

Home shed workshop

There's a heap of PDFs available, which one are we looking at? http://www.stratco.com.au/products/gard ... esheds.asp

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TheGardenWhisperer
Sep 05, 2009 6:25 pm
TheGardenWhisperer
TheGardenWhisperer
TheGardenWhisperer
12 August 2009

Designing a courtyard

Designing a courtyard

Righto M!ssy :lol: Check out my stickys at the top of the landscape forum. In particular the links for various states landscape associations. You will find no shortage of…

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TheGardenWhisperer
Aug 12, 2009 1:15 am
TheGardenWhisperer
TheGardenWhisperer
TheGardenWhisperer
11 August 2009

Grevillea

Grevillea

Oh and if you think you have buggered your Proteaceae (ie one of the above plants) and you see the leaves going yellow with brown ends, bung on some Iron chelate or…

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TheGardenWhisperer
Aug 11, 2009 1:19 am
TheGardenWhisperer
locus
locus
12 July 2009

Can anyone ID these two plants for me? :)

Can anyone ID these two plants for me? :)

Dracaena Black Knight and I could even tell you the nursery that grew it from the pot :lol:...That is pretty sad :( The second is a tropical…

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locus
Jul 13, 2009 12:23 am
locus
Pauline
Pauline
26 June 2009

Why design your Landscaping now?

Why design your Landscaping now?

Thanks Fu Manchu for that site. From that, I checked out www.spacedesigns.com.au and found some inspirational photos of realistic landscaping that I think we can all…

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Pauline
Jun 26, 2009 5:59 pm
picklemouse
picklemouse
18 May 2009

Would you consider an edible garden as part of the landscape

Would you consider an edible garden as part of the landscape

Does anyone have any pictures or plans of their edible gardens they would like to show?

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picklemouse
May 18, 2009 9:44 am
picklemouse
to_do_list
to_do_list
6 May 2009

Welcome to Lacebark

Welcome to Lacebark
WA

Welcome Lacebark...nice to have another guru on the forum.

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to_do_list
May 06, 2009 9:42 am
to_do_list

Can these plants be transplanted?

Can these plants be transplanted?

If you are looking at getting right out of the ground then that can be really hard sometimes. Sharpen the spade up with an angle grinder or spend some time on the edge…

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TheGardenWhisperer
May 03, 2009 11:20 pm
TheGardenWhisperer
TheGardenWhisperer
TheGardenWhisperer
18 April 2009

I found your folding rake... I think :)

I found your folding rake... I think :)

I found your rake ::lol:: Sorry I don't recall who was after one from the Melbourne Flower and Garden Show. The folding rake. It seems a good idea :) "nearly" bought one myself :)

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TheGardenWhisperer
Apr 18, 2009 5:46 pm
TheGardenWhisperer
M!ssy
M!ssy
2 March 2009

Drain in garden path????

Drain in garden path????

Thanks for the replies. Yep not really happy. I haven't seen a detailed plan for the rest of the landscaping, so maybe it is all part of a bigger plan I don't know about…

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M!ssy
Mar 02, 2009 12:14 am
M!ssy
TheGardenWhisperer
TheGardenWhisperer
17 February 2009

A simple water efficient sprinkler

A simple water efficient sprinkler

I know many of you over east have to rely on sprinklers for watering when needed. (they aren't used so much here in the west) I also know that right now buying wetting…

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TheGardenWhisperer
Feb 17, 2009 8:57 pm
TheGardenWhisperer
TheGardenWhisperer
TheGardenWhisperer
15 January 2009

Hibiscus

Hibiscus

Well Maggie they do just fine. We have had some very high averages around todays temps for weeks on and off so they are used to it :) Thanks Mel :)

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TheGardenWhisperer
Jan 15, 2009 9:02 pm
TheGardenWhisperer
DeeElle
DeeElle
24 November 2008

Trailing Lotus

Trailing Lotus

We had several trailing lotus' in our…

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DeeElle
Nov 24, 2008 4:41 pm
DeeElle
TheGardenWhisperer
TheGardenWhisperer
16 November 2008

mulch

mulch

Horticulture was very male dominated in WA and still is. Now days it is mostly female classes at TAFEs. The senior knowledge in WA is therefore mostly males. Many…

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TheGardenWhisperer
Nov 16, 2008 7:14 pm
TheGardenWhisperer
Yak_Chat
Yak_Chat
30 October 2008

GM crops and products.

GM crops and products.

Thank god for diggers. :D http://www.diggers.com.au

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Yak_Chat
Oct 30, 2008 9:59 pm
Yak_Chat
Paula
Paula
20 October 2008

Strawberries

Strawberries

That would suit me :wink: then you dont have to…

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Paula
Oct 20, 2008 11:43 am
Paula
TheGardenWhisperer
TheGardenWhisperer
20 October 2008

Free Gardening workshop in Perth

Free Gardening workshop in Perth

No that was a workshop I did for the city of Wanneroo. The great gardens scheme is something I am a very strong supporter of. I am not a part of them (yet :)) although I…

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TheGardenWhisperer
Oct 20, 2008 12:07 am
TheGardenWhisperer
TheGardenWhisperer
TheGardenWhisperer
30 September 2008

raised gardenbeds for ya veggies

raised gardenbeds for ya veggies

These metal raised beds are very popular here in WA. I think Josh Burn uses them in his garden in Freo. (pretty sure I have seen them in the back ground on gardening…

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TheGardenWhisperer
Sep 30, 2008 9:13 pm
TheGardenWhisperer
TheGardenWhisperer
TheGardenWhisperer
25 August 2008

New book on Frangipani

New book on Frangipani

Might be worth checking out for those of you who are Frangipani lovers. It is written by a lovely lady named Linda Ross. some of you may know that name. It is called…

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TheGardenWhisperer
Aug 26, 2008 12:34 am
TheGardenWhisperer
kexkez
kexkez
28 July 2008

Garden notes for all situations

Garden notes for all situations

thanks for that link. The information will come in very handy. Cheers :)

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kexkez
Jul 28, 2008 11:06 pm
kexkez
TheGardenWhisperer
TheGardenWhisperer
16 July 2008

Easy Topiary

Easy Topiary

Hey all, Wanted to share this video with you. It shows some aspects of topiary. If you have standard topiary or hedges, then these will really help :) It was done…

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TheGardenWhisperer
Jul 16, 2008 11:33 pm
TheGardenWhisperer
TheGardenWhisperer
TheGardenWhisperer
29 November 2007

Great Gardens

Great Gardens

Thought I might post this. Great Gardens workshops and the concept is something I am a very big supporter of and the information given in these is about something I am…

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TheGardenWhisperer
Nov 29, 2007 11:53 pm
TheGardenWhisperer
TheGardenWhisperer
TheGardenWhisperer
20 November 2007

Good Bugs

Good Bugs

Its an old thread but here I post an article about organic pest control that I think will benefit users: http://www.pestguru.com.au/organic-pest ... diy-guide/

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TheGardenWhisperer
Nov 20, 2007 9:48 pm
TheGardenWhisperer
TheGardenWhisperer
TheGardenWhisperer
19 November 2007

something is eating my rose leaves

something is eating my rose leaves

Fear not this is not always of a concern. I am getting lots of questions about perfect semi-circular holes being eaten from rose leaves. This appears along the…

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TheGardenWhisperer
Nov 19, 2007 11:28 pm
TheGardenWhisperer

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