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Joined 21 May 2013
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1 month1 monthAlex2424Alex2424 posted:
Pictures of my garden (Updated)

Here are some more recent pictures. I’ve filled up the area with different pots and my cactus flowered recently for the first time which was nice 🙂

Pictures of my garden (Updated)
1 month1 monthAlex2424Alex2424 posted:
Pictures of my garden (Updated)

Thanks Brad1979. the garden is constantly changing. Its been a couple of months since I updated these photos and the garden looks different already. Ill upload some photos or video…

6 months6 monthsAlex2424Alex2424 posted:
What plant would grow well with agapanthus

Thanks amilelka, I was worried the agapanthus would be too much for what I wanted to do with the pot. I’ll either just have the agapanthus or move them to…

6 months6 monthsAlex2424Alex2424 posted:
Skirtings

This is usually done to keep the floating floorboard planks in place. The original skirting board is left as normal and a small one is added in front when the…

6 months6 monthsAlex2424Alex2424 posted:
What plant would grow well with agapanthus

Ive bought a big glazed pot and ive planted my two agapanthus 'black panther" plants in it on each side but I want something larger for the middle of the…

What plant would grow well with agapanthus
7 months7 monthsAlex2424Alex2424 posted:
My Deck

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

7 months7 monthsAlex2424Alex2424 posted:
my bromiliads

This looks awesome, I love the ferns mixed in 🙂

7 months7 monthsAlex2424Alex2424 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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12 months12 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…

12 months12 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…

1 year1 yearAlex2424Alex2424 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.…

1 year1 yearAlex2424Alex2424 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…

1 year1 yearAlex2424Alex2424 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…

1 year1 yearAlex2424Alex2424 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…

5 years5 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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5 years5 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…

5 years5 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…

5 years5 yearsAlex2424Alex2424 posted:
What trees are these

They look like lilly pillies to me :)

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