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Joined 27 February 2012
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2 months2 monthsJason KirknessJason Kirkness posted:
Success with residental Fertigation Products?

Hi
I did see some threads here from a while back but can anyone recommend Fertigation products?
I want to be able to put Seasol through my 200-300m of Boreline drippers with…

2 months2 monthsJason KirknessJason Kirkness posted:
Soil Preperation For Turf - Help Fu Manchu

Hi
You may be interested in this thread
viewtopic.php?f=19&t=88879
Zeolite is seen be some as a negative additive to gardens. Ditto for bentonite.
I havent seen Fu comment on it…

3 months3 monthsJason KirknessJason Kirkness posted:
Bore Staining - Irrigation Design considerations

Found this informative link

Iron deposit problems (ochre) in drip irrigation systems have been reported mainly in the United States,
but also from other parts of the world including Australia, Zambia, Taiwan,…

3 months3 monthsJason KirknessJason Kirkness posted:
Bore Staining - Irrigation Design considerations

I took a photo of the lines just off the mainline
and they look like they all have that iron oxide orange staining. Note this is only 6 months worth of…

3 months3 monthsJason KirknessJason Kirkness posted:
Bore Staining - Irrigation Design considerations

Hi
I ran into another decision point in regards to planning the irrigation for my front two lawn sections.
The top section is surrounded by a soon to be textured wall and…

3 months3 monthsJason KirknessJason Kirkness posted:
Drainage (or not) behind Retaining Wall on a Sandy block

Hi see below image

Site is all sand. However as per another thread I will import clay, probably Soil Solver Clay Plus at 10kg p m2. So the top section behind…

3 months3 monthsJason KirknessJason Kirkness posted:
Irrigation Components - MP Rotators vs RainBird RVAN, Articu

Lakeside, I meant to add on the Hunter MP Rotators vs Rainbird RVANS
I was told that RVANS are better suited to bores, as they throw a larger amount of water…

3 months3 monthsJason KirknessJason Kirkness posted:
Couch vs Empire Zoyisa

Hi ok, I didn't realise couch was that intensive, the turf companies that sell both made out that in summer both require a fortnightly mow. The 6 hours you mention,…

3 months3 monthsJason KirknessJason Kirkness posted:
Soil Ammendments - Time to drop Bentonite clay and zeolite?

Hi Lakeside (Shaun)
I know Nutrarich has the soil conditioner product and they told me is not far off the mature compost in quality, is this what you mean or do…

3 months3 monthsJason KirknessJason Kirkness posted:
Irrigation Components - MP Rotators vs RainBird RVAN, Articu

Hi Lakeside Paving, thanks for the response. Again interesting to receive feedback, one guy I met was adament they can take heavier vehicular loads without breaking as often as standard…

3 months3 monthsJason KirknessJason Kirkness posted:
Soil Ammendments - Time to drop Bentonite clay and zeolite?

Hi
I think i will use Soil Solver Clay Plus and mature compost rotary hoed in 100-200mm. Soil is typical sand near Padbury-Hillary-Craigie
if the area is 200m2, what amount of…

3 months3 monthsJason KirknessJason Kirkness posted:
Irrigation Components - MP Rotators vs RainBird RVAN, Articu

Hi Lakeside Paving thanks for the reply
What about articulated risers? worth the money domestically

3 months3 monthsJason KirknessJason Kirkness posted:
Couch vs Empire Zoyisa

hi
I thought i would start another thread to my Zoyisa vs Buffalo. We went to a centre with Zoyisa, Saphire, Palmetto and Couch.
Despite the marketing 'soft leaf' buffalo is still…

3 months3 monthsJason KirknessJason Kirkness posted:
Irrigation Components - MP Rotators vs RainBird RVAN, Articu

Hi
Questions in relation to a rectangular shaped lawn - domestic
Does anyone have a opinion on using Hunter MP Rotators vs Rainbird RVANS?
Also articulated risers vs non articulated.
The pros explained…

3 months3 monthsJason KirknessJason Kirkness posted:
Empire Zoyisa vs Soft Leaf buffalo -Sir Walter, PALMETTO etc

Hi Shaun
Interesting comment re bore water quality. I was told but didnt necessarily believe, by another house owner with a bore that bores are like having seasol on tap and…

3 months3 monthsJason KirknessJason Kirkness posted:
Empire Zoyisa vs Soft Leaf buffalo -Sir Walter, PALMETTO etc

Hi Lakeside Paving

thanks for the response. In my case the hardscaping is now in, letterbox will not be removed.
Maybe then Zoyisa has to be dropped due to the traffic…

4 months4 monthsJason KirknessJason Kirkness posted:
Soil Ammendments - Time to drop Bentonite clay and zeolite?

I have since found this
USING SOIL AMENDMENTS TO
INCREASE TURF WATER USE EFFICIENCY
ON SANDY SOILS: DOES IT WORK
UWA Turf Trials

I note the study was not on what amendments provide the…

4 months4 monthsJason KirknessJason Kirkness posted:
Empire Zoyisa vs Soft Leaf buffalo -Sir Walter, PALMETTO etc

Hi SteveMc
thanks for the reply, your observations are concerning as the link i outlined above talked about Sapphire having the finest leaf of the soft leafed buffalos. Your experience indicates…

4 months4 monthsJason KirknessJason Kirkness posted:
Empire Zoyisa vs Soft Leaf buffalo -Sir Walter, PALMETTO etc

Hi
I have a northerly facing front area to install my lawn in Perth. conditions are yellow sand. about 150-200m2. It has full sun all day. I have a bore for…

4 months4 monthsJason KirknessJason Kirkness posted:
Soil Ammendments - Time to drop Bentonite clay and zeolite?

hi Lakeside Paving
Thanks for the response. Looking around further and in a way becoming more confused I see the support for
Bentonite
Zeolite
Spongolite
seems to arise via at least some of these links

Further…

4 months4 monthsJason KirknessJason Kirkness posted:
Soil Ammendments - Time to drop Bentonite clay and zeolite?

Hi I am researching what soil amendments are best to prepare for Empire Zoyisa or a soft leaf buffalo.
I have followed a lot of the threads by Fu Manchu…

5 months5 monthsJason KirknessJason Kirkness posted:
Soil Preparation for Empire Zoysia - can a pre made lawn mix

Hi
I have looked partly though the thread
I saw mention of Greenlife soils as being a quality supplier, I have used them for ready to plant mediums , Native mix.
I…

6 years6 yearsJason KirknessJason Kirkness posted:
Pull out Pantry Units in Perth - possibly second hand

Hi
We are temporarily living in a rental and would like to buy new or second hand a 450mm or 600mm wide pantry cupboard up to about 2M. I will then…

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