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3 months3 monthskirkkirk posted:
Crepe Myrtle advice

Thanks. I'm going to go the hard prune route tomorrow and lop off half the main trunk so that I can reset and hopefully get some growth outward so it…

3 months3 monthskirkkirk posted:
Crepe Myrtle advice

I'm in Adelaide and have 2 Sioux Crepe Myrtles that have been in the ground for almost 2 years. They were advanced plants when planted but they haven't really filled…

1 year1 yearkirkkirk posted:
White Mortar for German Smear

I'd like to German Smear/Mortar Wash an internal wall and the basic material is white mortar. However, I can't find white mortar for sale.
Does anyone know if it can be…

White Mortar for German Smear
2 years2 yearskirkkirk posted:
Crepe Myrtle Advice

I've planted 2 advanced standard Crepe Myrtle Sioux trees in my front garden. They've been in since November, seem to be doing well enough, as there is plenty of new…

Crepe Myrtle Advice
2 years2 yearskirkkirk posted:
How often to clip a new hedge

So do you think the early May or mid August prune should be skipped? I assume May as that is leading into Winter.
However, that would mean I only prune 3…

2 years2 yearskirkkirk posted:
How often to clip a new hedge

Cool...
So I've pruned on planting in early - mid Nov (1), so my pruning schedule would look like -
(2) early Feb
(3) early May or is that too close to Winter?
(4)…

2 years2 yearskirkkirk posted:
How often to clip a new hedge

I've planted 3 new hedges in the past month - 25m viburnum tinus (60cm spacing), 12m Japanese box (25-30cm spacing), 8m sweet viburnum (80cm spacing). They were all 150-200mm pots.…

2 years2 yearskirkkirk posted:
My not so sweet viburnum

aus_buster how'd you Sweet Vib end up? I've just planted 10 and they are suffering quite badly from "sunburn".

2 years2 yearskirkkirk posted:
How to determine irrigation schedule

I slightly miscalculated - it's 3375 as it takes 8 seconds to fill a 9L bucket. 1 tap. The guy did say it was one of the highest he'd seen…

2 years2 yearskirkkirk posted:
How to determine irrigation schedule

I've just had my irrigation installed for my freshly landscaped front garden. Now the schedule the irrigation guy stepped me through wasnt overly scientific - or perhaps it was in…

2 years2 yearskirkkirk posted:
Irrigation main line above ground?

Nice one. Thanks for all the great info. Sound like keeping it above ground where I need to is the way to go.

2 years2 yearskirkkirk posted:
Irrigation main line above ground?

That's good to know - will save me more digging.
Interestingly the irrigation installer said "mainline is High Density poly & wiring conduit Medium Density, but over time they may get…

2 years2 yearskirkkirk posted:
Irrigation main line above ground?

I'm re-landscaping my front yard and will have someone do the irrigation for me. To save costs I agreed to dig the trench for the main line. I chose to…

11 years11 yearskirkkirk posted:
Builder for a Carport Conversion on the Gold Coast?

cheers Grace.

11 years11 yearskirkkirk posted:
Builder for a Carport Conversion on the Gold Coast?

I live on the Gold Coast & I'm looking at converting my carport/garage into a Games Room & building another carport in front. Can anyone recommend a builder?
Thanks.
Kirk.

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