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7 years7 yearsmb21mb21 posted:
Soil or compost top up?

If the soil already there is okay (ie not too sandy or clay) i would top up with a soil and compost mix and mix it all through the existing…

8 years8 yearsmb21mb21 posted:
Is this the sort of Organic Compost to use for soil prep?

I found it hard finding proper organic compost like Fu says to use so sounds like I used a similar compost. If you can find a pic of the actual…

8 years8 yearsmb21mb21 posted:
Grass drainage problem please help

I'm no expert but if you cover the grass it will die, when you topdress grass (essentially what you are try to do) you put 5-10mm on top and water…

8 years8 yearsmb21mb21 posted:
Joist in the way!!!

Can you not have a base and use the tiled area with a smart time waste then screen around?
We did it like that with a square waste in the centre…

8 years8 yearsmb21mb21 posted:
Crushed seashells

Try large aquarium shops they could get them but it won't be cheap

8 years8 yearsmb21mb21 posted:
Advise - laying decorative gravel around stepping stone path

I wouldn't bother with the weed mat at all all it does is trap all the dirt ect that's washed down through the gravel over the years.
Make sure the ground…

8 years8 yearsmb21mb21 posted:
Paver sealer recommendations

Hi Crazyk
I used a sealer called NanoPhos C. Was cheap and go a good deal on it with my pavers. Just need to use it now!

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8 years8 yearsmb21mb21 posted:
Natural Stone paver thickness issue

Hoping someone can let me know what is acceptable for a variation in thickness of natural stone paver?
I've received my 30mm White Himalayan sandstone paver (the creates they got delivered…

8 years8 yearsmb21mb21 posted:
Sandstone paver thickness

Hoping someone can let me know what is acceptable for a variation in natural stone paver?
I've received my 30mm Himalayan sandstone paver (the creates they got delivered in said were…

8 years8 yearsmb21mb21 posted:
Paver sealer recommendations

Thanks miteq for the reply (sorry for the late thank you)

8 years8 yearsmb21mb21 posted:
Paver sealer recommendations

Hi
I'm about to lay 18m2 of white Himalayan sandstone and looking for recommendations for sealers. I've looked and figure I'm after a penetrating sealing as don't want to change to…

8 years8 yearsmb21mb21 posted:
What else to plant with lilli pilli

I have 5 acmena smithii lilli pilli's left from my original 20 that I have grown from tube stock (15 where used for planting a hedge) and have been in…

8 years8 yearsmb21mb21 posted:
Identify plant please

Sorry for the late reply but thanks Osinode you are spot on

8 years8 yearsmb21mb21 posted:
Native front garden ideas

Hi
Hoping some people can give me ideas for plants or even post pictures for native gardens.
Currently thinking of using a Christmas tree bush as a feature tree with kangaroo paws…

8 years8 yearsmb21mb21 posted:
Identify plant please

Hope someone can help identify the plants in the photo (two left of centre)

Thanks

Identify plant please
9 years9 yearsmb21mb21 posted:
Paving base question

Hi all
i tried to search but didn't really find an answer.
Im wanting to pave down on side of our house and want to know what is best to use as…

9 years9 yearsmb21mb21 posted:
Landscape design help

Hi Ozlizz
Im not sure what feedback you are wanting? Is it plant types, other suggestions on what to do?
My thought is generally think of how long you will be in…

9 years9 yearsmb21mb21 posted:
Small backyards - Can they add value to a home?

oh and personally id love a pizza oven as i cook a lot put honestly i know id only use it 4-6 times a year and then expense to me…

9 years9 yearsmb21mb21 posted:
Small backyards - Can they add value to a home?

Hi Simbo,
Landscaping the forgot part of a house till you stand there looking at it thinking what is missing
In regards to the value part its a hard question i can't…

9 years9 yearsmb21mb21 posted:
What is best for decking? Treated pine or spotted gum?

I've used Blackbutt and very happy.
It is currently raw, half has been in the shade and the other half in full sun (North East facing) and had been down…

9 years9 yearsmb21mb21 posted:
Microwave with trim kit

Thanks for the opinions guys and appreciate the feedback CEK

9 years9 yearsmb21mb21 posted:
Microwave with trim kit

I purchased a Panasonic microwave (NN-ST671S) and trim kit (NN-TK612GSQP) and was really disappointed to see that once installed there are gaps ranging from 12-17mm between the out side of…

9 years9 yearsmb21mb21 posted:
B grade Buffalo Turf

Hi robbie55
sent you a PM, sorry for the delay.
If it helps the $4m2 B grade buffalo supplier is on the Central Coast NSW.
PM me if you would like there…

9 years9 yearsmb21mb21 posted:
HT & Music system feedback

Any one that has an opinion on either of these two speakers for fronts for music and as a surround system? Aaron AST5 @ $900 or Wharfedale Diamond 10.4…

9 years9 yearsmb21mb21 posted:
HT & Music system feedback

thanks for the feedback so far.
Possibly looking to head in a slightly different direction, being buy a better amp (or shop harder), get better fronts and don't worry about the…

9 years9 yearsmb21mb21 posted:
HT & Music system feedback

Hi guys
Thanks for the replies. I'll check of the Dolby Atmos gear. I look at Sonos but was 100% so went will standard type setup.
Just to expand I have already…

9 years9 yearsmb21mb21 posted:
Extend overheads or not

Agree option 2 would be my preference

9 years9 yearsmb21mb21 posted:
Kitchen cabinetry edging quality

You had the idea when you went to look at others work in display home but if you can go to their display homes that have the same door panels…

9 years9 yearsmb21mb21 posted:
HT & Music system feedback

Looking to get the HT and music system sorted for the new house. Will be used for HT and also music so looking for an all rounder.
The HT will be…

9 years9 yearsmb21mb21 posted:
Sir Walter vs Palmetto mowing and maintenance

Hi Babycakes
Could you PM me or post the details of where your getting that price from?
I need 150m2 but happy to lay it.
Thanks

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