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Geraldton, WA
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5 years5 yearskeenkeen posted:
crushed limestone pathway questions

Don't bother with weedkiller underneath. No plant will germinate through 200mm of compacted crushed limestone, I can guarantee that. Weedmat is a waste of time too. Sounds like you have…

5 years5 yearskeenkeen posted:
Concrete pond advice

Yes. Send them a pm.

5 years5 yearskeenkeen posted:
Concrete pond advice

The only way I could see this working is if it was designed into the house in the first place. As a retrofit it is a nightmare. All I can…

5 years5 yearskeenkeen posted:
Concrete pond advice

I don't quite understand your build. Are you looking to make the walls of your house the walls of the pond ie water against your house?

5 years5 yearskeenkeen posted:
Poured limestone V salt and chlorine, and paving grading?

Next question - If I already have brick paving around the pool, and then a ~40mm step up to the fiberglass pool lip, and then glue a 40mm coping paver…

5 years5 yearskeenkeen posted:
Poured limestone V salt and chlorine, and paving grading?

Next question - If I already have brick paving around the pool, and then a ~40mm step up to the fiberglass pool lip, and then glue a 40mm coping paver…

5 years5 yearskeenkeen posted:
Poured limestone V salt and chlorine, and paving grading?

Thanks mitec. Installer will be me :) Do you have any thoughts about grading drainage back to the pool? Could only help the paving…

5 years5 yearskeenkeen posted:
Poured limestone V salt and chlorine, and paving grading?

Thanks da_cleaner. Do you have any thoughts about grading drainage back to the pool? Could only help the paving I would think, keep the water off it more. I think…

5 years5 yearskeenkeen posted:
Poured limestone V salt and chlorine, and paving grading?

Hi everyone, couple of questions regarding pool paving. I want to go with DIY poured limestone around a salt chlorine pool. Does anybody know for certain if it will stand…

5 years5 yearskeenkeen posted:
Poured limestone V salt and chlorine, and paving grading?

Hi everyone, couple of questions regarding pool paving. I want to go with DIY poured limestone around a salt chlorine pool. Does anybody know for certain if it will stand…

5 years5 yearskeenkeen posted:
Transplanting a Frangipani tree

I was actually only going to lower the position of this tree but have now decided not to. It was in a low garden bed which has now been removed.…

5 years5 yearskeenkeen posted:
Thickness of concrete driveway and paths

Fair enough, B-star, I agree that is why I said correctly graded sub grade ie no undulations. Yes re-enforcement is essential in a driveway, but for all my paths I…

5 years5 yearskeenkeen posted:
paving or concrete?

DIY concrete would be my recommendation, animal. I am slowly ridding my yard of paving in preference to poured limestone. The ants and weeds are just too high maintenance for…

5 years5 yearskeenkeen posted:
Thickness of concrete driveway and paths

Hi mazstar,
I have done a bit of DIY landscaping and made a few paths both out of concrete and poured limestone. I agree with bashworth. 100mm for driveway and 80mm…

5 years5 yearskeenkeen posted:
Transplanting a Frangipani tree

Thanks Fiona. I did a bit of research, and for anyone that wants to know, a few more tips are orientate the tree the same way as it was previously,…

5 years5 yearskeenkeen posted:
Transplanting a Frangipani tree

Hi folks,
I have a medium size Frangipani tree (Plumeria) I need to transplant. It is still dormant atm. Any tips for transplanting and what are my chances of a good…

7 years7 yearskeenkeen posted:
Best trees to create border on fence line

Now now Toparius, share....

7 years7 yearskeenkeen posted:
Help - Hakea luarina looking stressed

G'day guys, I am a bit worried about my small Pin cushion Hakea tree, the ends of the leaves are looking burned and the leaves generally are leathery and brownish.…

7 years7 yearskeenkeen posted:
Mulcher Mowing

I do not have a mulching mower and spread out my clippings on the lawn after mowing. (I prefer to mow with the catcher on as it is less messy.)…

7 years7 yearskeenkeen posted:
Polishing River Pebbles

In my experience pebbles are not a low maintainence solution. Grass will grow into them, sand will blow into them and turn it to a concrete mix, ants will lift…

7 years7 yearskeenkeen posted:
Caterpillars invading my creeping boobialla

shameless bump. Fu do you ahve any ideas? Now I can't find anymore catepillars but the webbing seems to be increasing. Has little (tiny) brown balls in it too like…

7 years7 yearskeenkeen posted:
Design for sloping backyard

Yeah depends what your end use is for it. A slope can add interest to landscaping, flat terraces can look pretty boring. Plan out what you want from your yard,…

7 years7 yearskeenkeen posted:
Caterpillars invading my creeping boobialla

Ta. Did a bit of research. What about Diepel?
cheers

7 years7 yearskeenkeen posted:
Caterpillars invading my creeping boobialla

Came back from holidays to find my creeping boobialla infested with a great web which I first though was spiders but found green caterpillars underneath the web (againsts the foliage).…

7 years7 yearskeenkeen posted:
A quick wetting agent question for Fu ?

Errrrr, dont use dishwashing liquid. Fu will say Debco Saturaid. (Fine crushed cocopeat impregnated with wetting agent ~ = granular)

7 years7 yearskeenkeen posted:
SOS - Yellow Gem kanga paws look like they are carkin it

Fu, there are plenty of ammendments in the soil. Do you recommend I cut back to the ground asap then or just remove dead foliage and spent flower stalks? Hit…

7 years7 yearskeenkeen posted:
SOS - Yellow Gem kanga paws look like they are carkin it

Fu or other gurus,
I have some large yellow gem and big red kanga paws with massive flower stalks (2m)which look like the flowers are getting a bit old. Noticed today…

7 years7 yearskeenkeen posted:
Turf laying - not such a success

trust you have done your soil prep?
just try to keep the turf as healthy as possible. you can always level it up once established by topdressing.

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