Home
Pros
Forum
  • About
  • Register
  • Contact
InboxSent
MembersPros
WatchingStarredHistory
Gary78
16 Posts
Gary78
16 Posts
Junior Member

Follow
16PostsMost Active Topics

Gary78

Joined 23 February 2017
Junior Member
5 d5 dGary78Gary78 posted:
Backyard Landscaping - DIY

Having three weeks off over the Christmas and New Years period motivated me to tackle the next phase of the renovations which was the ugly upstairs deck. The combo of…

5 months5 monthsGary78Gary78 posted:
Backyard Landscaping - DIY

Last step before being able to sit back and fully relax is to put in the glass fence along the other sides. Decided to give this a crack as as…

  ⋅  3
5 months5 monthsGary78Gary78 posted:
Backyard Landscaping - DIY

Thanks Cat. It's been hundreds of hours of work and just as many hours researching and designing different options.
Bit more of an update now. So the paving has…

  ⋅  1
6 months6 monthsGary78Gary78 posted:
Backyard Landscaping - DIY

Decision was made to put in a pool. After a lot of research, we decided to go with a fibreglass shell by Leisure Pools. We went the Acclaim…

  ⋅  4
6 months6 monthsGary78Gary78 posted:
Backyard Landscaping - DIY

Ok, so the last update in June last year was when we covered the cracked concrete and tiled pergola floor with the Merbau decking.
Next step was to replace the…

  ⋅  1
7 months7 monthsGary78Gary78 posted:
Backyard Landscaping - DIY

Really want to update this thread with the extra work that's taken place over the past 12 months but bloody photo bucket changing their hosting terms for 3rd party image…

2 years2 yearsGary78Gary78 posted:
Backyard Landscaping - DIY

So the next phase of the backyard landscaping has been done and I chose to get the professionals in.
Tom at Lifetime Decking came and knocked this up in a week.…

  ⋅  1
2 years2 yearsGary78Gary78 posted:
Backyard Landscaping - DIY

Hi Kylz,
yes, I screwed a treated pine sleeper to the fence posts at the back to spread the load of the soil in the garden bed.
This photo here shows…

  ⋅  1
2 years2 yearsGary78Gary78 posted:
Backyard Landscaping - DIY

So here are the final pictures from the Stage 1 part of the landscaping along with some before and after pics which show the transformation.
The total effort here was 6…

  ⋅  3
2 years2 yearsGary78Gary78 posted:
Backyard Landscaping - DIY

Thanks for the kinds words. That makes two of us looking forward to seeing it completed.
We did the design largely ourselves although we did get a consultant to come…

2 years2 yearsGary78Gary78 posted:
Backyard Landscaping - DIY

Write reply...
Thanks for the kind words. There was quite a bit of research and thought put into it.
Regarding the back corner, we actually have an offer from one of the…

2 years2 yearsGary78Gary78 posted:
Backyard Landscaping - DIY

So after the raised garden bed was laid, it was onto the path which would split the rear of the garden up between the 'kids zone' and the turf. This…

  ⋅  1
2 years2 yearsGary78Gary78 posted:
Backyard Landscaping - DIY

Sure thing. We were lucky that there wasn't any major 'retaining' needed with the walls. With the sleepers, we used 2400 x 200 x 50. We used…

2 years2 yearsGary78Gary78 posted:
Backyard Landscaping - DIY

The space we have available to us in an elongated triangle with a large tree about 12 meters from the back corner and 4 meters in from the side which…

2 years2 yearsGary78Gary78 posted:
Backyard Landscaping - DIY

Hi all,
Have lurked around this forum for a few years but haven't ever felt compelled to contribute however I've obtained quite a bit of knowledge from the various posts…

  ⋅  1

Most Active Topics

Joined homeone
23 February 2017

Australia's largest home building and renovation
community with over 1.7 million posts

Home
Pros
Forum
Start a new topic
About
Advertise
Contact Homeone
All comments made express the views and opinions of the author and not the Administrators, Support nor Homeone Australia & New Zealand
© Homeone Australia & New Zealand All Rights Reserved ‎2001 - 2019

Australia's largest home building and
renovation community
Homeone
About

Terms
Privacy

Follow homeone on FacebookFollow homeone on Twitter
All comments made express the views and opinions of the author and not the Administrators, Support nor Homeone Australia & New Zealand
© Homeone Australia & New Zealand All Rights Reserved ‎2001 - 2019