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Help with my Turf

Mate nothing wrong with your grass. It'll struggle of you let it dry out so keep the water up to it till it establishes.
It's fine. It goes yellow before…

7 months7 monthsCrazykCrazyk posted:
Chicken Manure on Buffalo lawn

So I've got a lovely lush Sir Walter buffalo been down since Oct 2016.
It grows great but is very spongy. Should I be top dressing with sand to firm…

7 months7 monthsCrazykCrazyk posted:
Surface water runoff issue ...

Why don't you put a 150mm wide decorative gravel strip along the concrete edge and an aggi drain under that. To stop the graver mixing with the garden bed install…

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12 months12 monthsCrazykCrazyk posted:
Decking post - Concret or No Fines Concrete

Hi SBG,
I will only be using them on the bearers.
Engineer design calls for a 150 x 150 post that is 2.7m high. I hate the post stirups for stand alone…

12 months12 monthsCrazykCrazyk posted:
Decking post - Concret or No Fines Concrete

Hey all,
I'm discussing with my chippy regarding how to best set my deck posts in the ground.
We have heavy clay loam soil.
I dug all the holes to save some money…

12 months12 monthsCrazykCrazyk posted:
Suspended weight from rafters

That'll be fine. It's just like you walking on the rafters.
Effectively you have 5kg on each rafter. Not a problem at all

12 months12 monthsCrazykCrazyk posted:
Tree suggestions for side driveway

Thanks shamuscassar will look at that

12 months12 monthsCrazykCrazyk posted:
Tree suggestions for side driveway

David your post didn't come out

12 months12 monthsCrazykCrazyk posted:
Tree suggestions for side driveway

Hey all.
Need some help choosing some trees for down my side driveway.
I don't want anything that will have roots that will affect my concrete or trunks that get…

1 year1 yearCrazykCrazyk posted:
Veggie garden beds

Ok so here is the latest on my garden. Hadn't been doing much due to the wet weather but pulled the finger out over the last 4 wks

1 year1 yearCrazykCrazyk posted:
Timber span tables

Sorry I just saw this post.
Are you basing this advice on gut feel or the AS span tables and what sort of timber? Treated pine, hardwood etc and grade.

1 year1 yearCrazykCrazyk posted:
Timber span tables

Oh yeah I see they screw to the truss and too plate.
Looking at pictures on the internet they don't place them on every truss so I'll need to get…

1 year1 yearCrazykCrazyk posted:
Timber span tables

Thanks yeah I thought about that but not sure the existing gutter would cope with the extra water runoff.
From what I've read the tie in strap should also go…

1 year1 yearCrazykCrazyk posted:
Timber span tables

Thanks guys
I do understand that I'll need a permit. No worries there. Anything above 8m2 from memory.
What I'm trying to do is understand what I can use before…

1 year1 yearCrazykCrazyk posted:
Butt Welding 150x50x2 RHS Bearers???

You could put some thick plates internally and plug weld them from the outside to give extra strength.

1 year1 yearCrazykCrazyk posted:
Timber span tables

Hi all I'm struggling to interpret the span tables in AS1684
I'd like to know the following
1. What size beam required on the 9.2m side if it only has to span…

1 year1 yearCrazykCrazyk posted:
Crushed toppings for Adelaide

Lilydale toppings is not crusher dust.
You may also look at granitic sand. It's a lot coarser than normal sand and will compact quite hard. It's typically what councils like…

1 year1 yearCrazykCrazyk posted:
Is this a good quote for turf

Nice one. Can't beat that!

1 year1 yearCrazykCrazyk posted:
Grass Type?

Looks like it to me

1 year1 yearCrazykCrazyk posted:
Is this a good quote for turf

Make sure they are getting the turf locally and not interstate.
That way it'll be acclimatised to your region

1 year1 yearCrazykCrazyk posted:
Concrete Help

It's all good. Concrete takes 28days to fully cure

1 year1 yearCrazykCrazyk posted:
Organic Compost or Organic Soil?

I'm in a similar situation and we have heavy clay loam soil aka very sticky black s**t
I'm going to spread a 50mm layer of organic compost, gypsum 2kg/m2, and…

1 year1 yearCrazykCrazyk posted:
Veggie garden beds

Thanks guys.
Ive got some green manure growing as i didn't want to go crazy with veggies yet.
I did also plant some garlic in the far end bed and…

1 year1 yearCrazykCrazyk posted:
Veggie garden beds

Here is an updated photo of my landscaping and raised veggie garden.

1 year1 yearCrazykCrazyk posted:
Classic style weatherboard Melb - front landscaping 1 yr on

You probably have a dusk sensor connected to you garden lighting system. It's effectively a switch that works on the amount of light being received. It's not Solar
As far as…

1 year1 yearCrazykCrazyk posted:
Veggie garden beds

They are 400mm deep and 200mm at the front.

1 year1 yearCrazykCrazyk posted:
Veggie garden beds

Thanks stewie

1 year1 yearCrazykCrazyk posted:
Veggie garden beds

I'm paying for it this morning though
Just can't wait to get some veggies in there.
What are people's thoughts on if I need to dig the natural soil under…

1 year1 yearCrazykCrazyk posted:
Veggie garden beds

So here is my days effort
The bed is 400mm deep where I'm putting the trees so do I need to dig it deeper?
I have decided to line the whole tree…

1 year1 yearCrazykCrazyk posted:
Veggie garden beds

Thanks for the advice guys.
I'll see if I can make the bed a little bit wider maybe 800.
The citrus bed is separated from the veggie bed with the…

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