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Firthy_26

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Joined 24 May 2007
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12 years12 yearsFirthy_26Firthy_26 posted:
ZEOLITE - SYDNEY SUPPLIER & PRICING see 6th post down

Aggricultural Supplier.. (Farm Supplies, fertiliser etc..) http://www.eem.com.au
40kg's sounds spot on to me!
Cheers,
Mike.

12 years12 yearsFirthy_26Firthy_26 posted:
ZEOLITE - SYDNEY SUPPLIER & PRICING see 6th post down

Hi Southies.
I can help you with this one.
I went to my local AG supplier on the weekend & bought 1 x 25kg bag of Zeolite. Asked him the same question…

12 years12 yearsFirthy_26Firthy_26 posted:
My Retaining Wall

I made sure the crushed rock was as level as possible before I started laying the first course. As you said, it takes a while doing it this way, but…

12 years12 yearsFirthy_26Firthy_26 posted:
Retaining wall options for my backyard

Looks very familiar :th: ....
http://forum.homeone.com.au/viewtopic.php?f=19&t=25365

12 years12 yearsFirthy_26Firthy_26 posted:
My Retaining Wall

Chocoholic: They haven't been concreted in. Each level sits on a 100-150mm course of compacted 20mm crushed rock. Also each row is only 300-400mm high. Not much weight behind each.…

12 years12 yearsFirthy_26Firthy_26 posted:
Help with recognising a plant plz!

Once again Fu, love your work!
They are a beautiful shrub. Definately doesn't smell like a diesel engine, luckily!
Tell me, are they easily trimmed to a narrow hedge? The ones in…

12 years12 yearsFirthy_26Firthy_26 posted:
My Retaining Wall

Cheers chocoholic.
Was thinking of running power down there for either a water feature or maybe a nice Japanese Maple with a light shining on it ontop of a small deck.…

12 years12 yearsFirthy_26Firthy_26 posted:
Help with recognising a plant plz!

Will definately do that. Thought I'd give the forum a go first. Thanks for the reply.
Cheers,
Mike.

12 years12 yearsFirthy_26Firthy_26 posted:
My Retaining Wall

Took last week off after months of pressure from the darls & decided to build myself "a wall". Also wanted to get some turf done at the same time but…

12 years12 yearsFirthy_26Firthy_26 posted:
Help with recognising a plant plz!

Seen these trees that have been made into a large hedge in the area & was looking at doing the same along our back fence. Not sure what they are.…

12 years12 yearsFirthy_26Firthy_26 posted:
TURF LAYING SUMMARY and what has become many things turf :)

Thanks Moody..
I knew it was still sold at other turf farms but the local one here (Amco turf, Cranbourne) told me they no longer do it. I would have liked…

12 years12 yearsFirthy_26Firthy_26 posted:
TURF LAYING SUMMARY and what has become many things turf :)

Hey Fu.
Got another Q for you...
Was thinking of going with Sapphire buffalo to do the front & back yard (150m in total), but the local turf supplier has stopped growing…

12 years12 yearsFirthy_26Firthy_26 posted:
TURF LAYING SUMMARY and what has become many things turf :)

Great work Fu... So much info to digest. Just what we need!
What would the organic soil to sand ratio be with clay soil??
Cheers,
Mike.

12 years12 yearsFirthy_26Firthy_26 posted:
TURF LAYING SUMMARY and what has become many things turf :)

Thinking the same thing.....??

12 years12 yearsFirthy_26Firthy_26 posted:
Photos of timber decking needed!!!

Finally finished staining it last weekend. Come up a treat! Still needs another couple of coats to finish it off. Ended up using a product called Spa n Deck by…

12 years12 yearsFirthy_26Firthy_26 posted:
My alfresco decking II...

That as well! :D

12 years12 yearsFirthy_26Firthy_26 posted:
My alfresco decking II...

Didn't put a termite barrier in as the house has a termite barrier already installed around the perimeter of the slab. Was a requirement by the builder.
Cheers,
Mike.

12 years12 yearsFirthy_26Firthy_26 posted:
My alfresco decking II...

Hi Haywire.
I got all our stainless wire & attachments from here... http://www.MiamiStainless.com.au
Very cheap I thought. It was 140 metres in total + all the fittings & only cost $350.00 delivered.…

13 years13 yearsFirthy_26Firthy_26 posted:
*** Christmas Giveaway - Selby Acoustics ***

Matt wishes... :wink: :wink:

13 years13 yearsFirthy_26Firthy_26 posted:
*** Christmas Giveaway - Selby Acoustics ***

Cochranes Rd. Moorabbin
Cheers,
Mike.

13 years13 yearsFirthy_26Firthy_26 posted:
Raised garden bed against fence

Hi Fu.
Just a question about what you have done with your Limestone border...
With the course that is underground, did you concrete it in place, or did you just backfill with…

13 years13 yearsFirthy_26Firthy_26 posted:
My alfresco decking II...

Thanks Luke.
Have been reading the *** for a while about preparing decks & what products to use on them. Also to stain or oil would be the big question.…

13 years13 yearsFirthy_26Firthy_26 posted:
My alfresco decking II...

Dont know yet!!!!
The tannins are still leeching through a fair bit, so will keep wetting it down every week or so until it drys out some more. I have decided…

13 years13 yearsFirthy_26Firthy_26 posted:
My alfresco decking II...

Thanks guys.
Not looking forward to staining it :shock:
Southies. Checked with council & they told me the only thing I have to worry about is…

13 years13 yearsFirthy_26Firthy_26 posted:
My alfresco decking II...

Certainly are.
Mike.

13 years13 yearsFirthy_26Firthy_26 posted:
Neighbours be gone ... part 2 - fence extenders

You are a handy bugger, aren't you!
Nice work. Great look! Well done.
Mike.

13 years13 yearsFirthy_26Firthy_26 posted:
My alfresco decking II...

Thanks again guys!
Tolstoy.. The deck itself are 140x19 Merbeau boards, which sit on a 140x45 joist, which sit on a 70x35 bearer, which sits on the slab. Also used 90x19…

13 years13 yearsFirthy_26Firthy_26 posted:
My alfresco decking II...

Thanks mikky..
Your right. It is one of the best decks I've seen. The father in law has done a fantastic job. Carpenter by trade & just happaned to have no…

13 years13 yearsFirthy_26Firthy_26 posted:
My alfresco decking II...

Thanks ladies!!
Hey Nik. Doing well. Dogs still at mums, but should be home soon.
Your place is looking fantastic as well. Coming along nicely. Will have to catch up soon to…

13 years13 yearsFirthy_26Firthy_26 posted:
My alfresco decking II...

It has taken a few w/ends but we have finally finished (all except staining) the deck...
Under the Alfresco... 5.5 x 5.5 area. Will eventually add cafe blinds when we recover…

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