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Joined 21 May 2013
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20 d20 dAlex2424Alex2424 posted:
My Deck

It looks beautiful Michelle. Such a nice spot to relax and spend time in 🙂

20 d20 dAlex2424Alex2424 posted:
my bromiliads

This looks awesome, I love the ferns mixed in 🙂

22 d22 dAlex2424Alex2424 posted:
Pictures of my garden (Updated)

I recently got some rustic/ tropical looking pots and I've filled the largest with a standard olive tree with some moss like ground cover plants underneath, then filled another pot…

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6 months6 monthsAlex2424Alex2424 posted:
Pictures of my garden (Updated)

Looking through recent photos i noticed how much some of my plants have grown in the last couple of months. The pencil pines have really taken off as have the…

6 months6 monthsAlex2424Alex2424 posted:
Pictures of my garden (Updated)

Its funny that you`ve asked that SteveMc, because i just got back from a two week holiday and the rock garden is full of weeds!. I did put down weed…

8 months8 monthsAlex2424Alex2424 posted:
Pictures of my garden (Updated)

Down the side of my house ive been trying to create a sort of tropical/japanese style garden

We built this fence and gate to seperate the front yard and the backyard.…

9 months9 monthsAlex2424Alex2424 posted:
Pictures of my garden (Updated)

This part of my garden is going really well, although ive just transtplanted the grass plants so they aren't doing so well.
Ive just added this mesh screening to my side…

9 months9 monthsAlex2424Alex2424 posted:
Pictures of my garden (Updated)

Thanks RenoMentor!. Where there is mulch was originally all grass and I hate mowing and looking after grass so I replaced what I could (not the nature strip as thats…

9 months9 monthsAlex2424Alex2424 posted:
Pictures of my garden (Updated)

Hey everyone, its been a while since I`ve posted on this forum but I thought I should post some photos of my garden to liven the forum up a bit…

3 years3 yearsAlex2424Alex2424 posted:
"New vs Old" Project - Part 2 - Landscape

I look forward to seeing what you do with your front and back yards! :)

3 years3 yearsAlex2424Alex2424 posted:
Front Garden/Yard ideas needed please!

Either magnolia little gems or magnolia teddy bears might be good for what you`re looking for :)

4 years4 yearsAlex2424Alex2424 posted:
Fan palms

Thanks stewie I will look into those but I think I'm leaning more towards the windmill palm as they have a type of trunk that insulates the plant in cold…

4 years4 yearsAlex2424Alex2424 posted:
Fan palms

Thanks for the advice, stewie. I might do that as I will need to buy the palm tree`s from a nursery anyway so I may aswell ask their advice while…

4 years4 yearsAlex2424Alex2424 posted:
Fan palms

Ive been researching fan palm types and it seems that the windmill palms are meant to be quite hardy, does anyone have these and how do they fair in cooler…

4 years4 yearsAlex2424Alex2424 posted:
Need help choosing plants for front garden

Sorry about the late update guys, I have planted pig face succulents in these garden beds as I like the way they look and they seem to grow well in…

4 years4 yearsAlex2424Alex2424 posted:
Strappy leaf plants to compliment magnolia tree`s

Thanks for the suggestion Drew01, I have actually decided not to plant any plants in this space now and just have the trees so that it is less maintenance as…

4 years4 yearsAlex2424Alex2424 posted:
Fan palms

I would like to plant two fan palms in pots in my backyard but I'm not sure which type would be best as there are a few different types and…

4 years4 yearsAlex2424Alex2424 posted:
Plants comments

That seems like a fairly good group of plants you`ve chosen. I don't know much about a few of them although I do have a Poly Gala Myrtifolia and its…

4 years4 yearsAlex2424Alex2424 posted:
Potted plant for front porch

I would put one pot plant in the position where you`ve put the number 1 and another pot plant where you`ve put the number 3 then a third pot plant…

4 years4 yearsAlex2424Alex2424 posted:
Southern orienation shaded front garden bed-rental property

Cycads are a really nice looking plant but they`re poisonous to cats and dogs so I would avoid using those just to be safe. Cordylines are tough and fairly low…

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4 years4 yearsAlex2424Alex2424 posted:
Lilly Pillys dying off (last 3-4 weeks)

It looks to me like it might be frost damage. I had two lilly pillys and after a few bad frosts they looked the same as your damaged ones do…

4 years4 yearsAlex2424Alex2424 posted:
Strappy leaf plants to compliment magnolia tree`s

Thanks for your suggestion Pungentia :) , the pink cordylines are quite nice but i was looking for something less colourful because the garden bed…

4 years4 yearsAlex2424Alex2424 posted:
What trees are these

They look like lilly pillies to me :)

4 years4 yearsAlex2424Alex2424 posted:
Strappy leaf plants to compliment magnolia tree`s

Im working on part of my side garden that currently has nothing in it and I`ve already bought three little gem magnolia tree`s to go in a row in the…

4 years4 yearsAlex2424Alex2424 posted:
Need help choosing plants for front garden

Thanks for the reply grom40, I would post a picture of the area but the photo sharing site I used to use to post pictures on here now requires a…

4 years4 yearsAlex2424Alex2424 posted:
Stuck on colours/ideas for exterior cosmetic facelift

I think whatever colour you paint the render wont go with that roof so you`d either have to get the roof re sprayed aswell as repaint the render and driveway…

4 years4 yearsAlex2424Alex2424 posted:
Not Dee- seriously colour challenged!!

If it was my house I would go with a colour like ironstone by colorbond. Its quite a modern dark colour and I think it would make your house look…

4 years4 yearsAlex2424Alex2424 posted:
How to make a garden with poor soil

I have poor soil in my garden that's mostly clay and I`ve slowly been re doing most of the garden beds with better soil. I`ve read that the best depth…

4 years4 yearsAlex2424Alex2424 posted:
Need help choosing plants for front garden

I need to choose a plant to go in my front garden and need suggestions because I have a lot of requirements and cant think of a suitable plant

5 years5 yearsAlex2424Alex2424 posted:
Which ornamental pear tree is best ?

Yeah they are a nice tree, they should be a good addition to my yard :)

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