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pilbara, wa
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12 years12 yearsmelmel posted:
Plants for the Pilbara

:lol: :lol: :lol: :lol:

12 years12 yearsmelmel posted:
Plants for the Pilbara

so this chick on facebook was selling all her plants. I went and had a look and i got heaps!!!!! Couldn't fit anymore in the car so i'm going back…

12 years12 yearsmelmel posted:
Plants for the Pilbara

hi all
Thanks for the great info guys :) you are the best!!! I got a lot of reading to do.
It is a gorgeous place, just isolated....…

12 years12 yearsmelmel posted:
Plants for the Pilbara

aawww thanks Fu :) thats really nice of you :)
I heard the people before us had a gorgeous garden. When they moved…

Plants for the Pilbara
12 years12 yearsmelmel posted:
Plants for the Pilbara

don't get me started on the corellas!!! thousands of them here!
I think i am going to struggle finding one of them around here Fu. I am trying to get an…

12 years12 yearsmelmel posted:
Plants for the Pilbara

sorry mrs smith, was not with it when i called you mrs B :oops: :oops:
We are out at paraburdoo. we…

12 years12 yearsmelmel posted:
Plants for the Pilbara

hi mrs B
I grew up in hedland..... 23 years there :).Lived on finucane then south hedland
Chillies go nuts up there, lots of people grew them. Pity…

12 years12 yearsmelmel posted:
Plants for the Pilbara

Thanks Fu you are an absolute legend :)
i went googling but not much came up. I don't want palm trees.
I Love ghost gums!!! There are…

Plants for the Pilbara
12 years12 yearsmelmel posted:
Plants for the Pilbara

Hi all
So i've moved up north and the house we got is just a dustbowl. No lawn, no plants
I am going to the "city" (hedland) in a couple of weeks…

12 years12 yearsmelmel posted:
His Shed Or Her Shed???

the house in perth had 2 little garden sheds. When the OH and i moved in, we paper scissor rock to see who got what shed :)

12 years12 yearsmelmel posted:
HOORAY for awesome neighbours!!

hi all
I had some great neighbours up north. Both were shift workers (opposite shifts) so i had to mow my lawn at 4pm so as not to disturb them
The…

12 years12 yearsmelmel posted:
12V or 240V Down Lights - What's the difference?

not sure about safer but it allows the average joe to change them out when they are stuffed as they are 12v. Otherwise with a 240v you need to get…

12 years12 yearsmelmel posted:
single phase and 3 phase power

3 phase is good for load sharing. you can spread the load over 3 phases therefore can use smaller cable smaller breakers etc
Or the other way, it will allow you…

12 years12 yearsmelmel posted:
Light for closed in kitchen?

thats very similar to what i have installed in my kitchen
http://www.beaconshop.com.au/index.php? ... t&Itemid=1
I have a galley kitchen. Its open at both ends but still very dark.…

12 years12 yearsmelmel posted:
How to find out if ADSL2 is available at new place??

http://www.adsl2exchanges.com.au/
go down the page till you see the states, click on your state and find your suburb
If there is a business near you, find out their…

12 years12 yearsmelmel posted:
Check Out My Plumber **Photo for you THEMAX!**

Just my view on this subject
i don't think a 3 hr minimum charge is unreasonable. Just remember that most of these people have lives and families as well. What value…

12 years12 yearsmelmel posted:
For all those who like cupcakes

can they eat mud cakes Kex?
i made a cherry ripe mud cake that was delicious!!!
http://www.cakesandmore.org/blog/catego ... es/page/2/
i haven't made this one yet, but i want to…

12 years12 yearsmelmel posted:
Beacon Envirolux Triton Downlights

hiya
i just did a search for this light and couldn't find a picture of it. Couldn't find it on beacon website either. What does it look like?
i just installed one…

12 years12 yearsmelmel posted:
For all those who like cupcakes

h2b thats what i want to do. But it will take me days to make the cakes!!!! my oven is very small :( i so need…

12 years12 yearsmelmel posted:
For all those who like cupcakes

wow netadelle they are awesome!!! i strived to be as good as that one day. is the brown one a mad hatters cake? i want to give a mad hatters…

12 years12 yearsmelmel posted:
For all those who like cupcakes

it is funny mish, see i am the opposite, i would prefer to trash the kitchen and do some cooking than gardening :)
kexkez have you found…

For all those who like cupcakes
12 years12 yearsmelmel posted:
For all those who like cupcakes

Those swirls are hard!!! i can't get the hang of them. I just need to practice more i guess :) i don't have a pic of…

12 years12 yearsmelmel posted:
CORDLESS PHONE

hi all
I personally would go with uniden.
I have had 3 panasonics now, the last one, one handest died just after a year and it was going to cost more to…

13 years13 yearsmelmel posted:
Let's Use The Search Button

that wouldn't be a home reno forum would it?

13 years13 yearsmelmel posted:
I need a drill….

well just think Mish, your arms will get beautifully toned!!!! you can use it as a handweight :)

13 years13 yearsmelmel posted:
I need a drill….

pretty sure dewalt and black and decker are made and owned by the same mob
Mish i have a makita power drill and it is great. Not that heavy and with…

13 years13 yearsmelmel posted:
What Front Loader would you buy?

i got an electrolux based on the choice reviews and am happy with it.
picked it up for under a grand at rick hart. 8kg model. Has a quick wash function…

13 years13 yearsmelmel posted:
Silver Front Loader Washing Machine? Anyone painted one?

an old neighbour of mine painted his beer fridge in a hammertone paint, blue from memory, it looked really good. He sanded it back first though.
I haven't seen a washing…

13 years13 yearsmelmel posted:
Edging for gardenbeds

we got one of those guys down the road!!!! registered lawn sign! i didn't know what it meant
We have one of those edgers but a cheapie one from bunnings and…

13 years13 yearsmelmel posted:
plants that repel mosquitoes

citronella is another one.
There is a plant called mosquito plant or mozzie blocker or something.
I have both rosemary and the citronella geranium plants around my patio and it doesn't stop…

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