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Michelle From Perth

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8 years8 yearsMichelle From PerthMichelle From Perth posted:
TURF LAYING SUMMARY and what has become many things turf :)

Hi Fu, Just a quick question, do you recommend chucking on this fertiliser now, or waiting until spring? My palmetto has gone very yellow and I want to…

8 years8 yearsMichelle From PerthMichelle From Perth posted:
Ask your “Curtain Questions Here”

I like it mounted on the wall, it gives the illusion of a bigger (and more grand) window.

9 years9 yearsMichelle From PerthMichelle From Perth posted:
Anyone have any feedback on Vista Blinds?

I used ABC blinds, they were much cheaper than Vista and the quality is great.

9 years9 yearsMichelle From PerthMichelle From Perth posted:
Scale

thanks Fu, I went and bought a big tub of the stuff you mentioned (in the red container) on Friday night, so I must have been channeling your advice before…

9 years9 yearsMichelle From PerthMichelle From Perth posted:
Scale

Thanks Fu, but I dont think they are the coastal brown ants. They are much darker in colour and have larger tails than heads. The heads are a…

9 years9 yearsMichelle From PerthMichelle From Perth posted:
Scale

thanks for that Fu, but do you have a sure fire fix for ants also?

9 years9 yearsMichelle From PerthMichelle From Perth posted:
Scale

sorry to dig up an old thread, however I need help....fast!
My garden has been over run by ants and scale and I have so far lost three of my beloved…

9 years9 yearsMichelle From PerthMichelle From Perth posted:
Reputable Pool Companies in Perth

I would not be going with any of the bigger known fibreglass pool companies, which are nearly almost owned by the same company, they just have different trading names.
We had…

9 years9 yearsMichelle From PerthMichelle From Perth posted:
Help with exterior colours for a 1950's red brick house

OK, my home is no where near as prestigious as yours, but this will give you an idea of my colour scheme nonetheless.

Help with exterior colours for a 1950's red brick house
9 years9 yearsMichelle From PerthMichelle From Perth posted:
Help with exterior colours for a 1950's red brick house

my windows are made from aluminium, I can post a picture of the front if you'd like...

9 years9 yearsMichelle From PerthMichelle From Perth posted:
Help with exterior colours for a 1950's red brick house

My home, though only built last year is red brick, with a feature portico painted a cream colour, as is the garage door. My window frames are black and…

9 years9 yearsMichelle From PerthMichelle From Perth posted:
Landscape novice!

Prunus Blireana do not bear any fruit, they are ornamental only.
They give excellent shade when fully covered in leaf. Mine are certainly covering the windows, they are extremely bushy…

9 years9 yearsMichelle From PerthMichelle From Perth posted:
Landscape novice!

I would be planting a tree in the front yard to shade the front of your home if they are bedrooms. If you get afternoon sun, this will heat…

9 years9 yearsMichelle From PerthMichelle From Perth posted:
Anyone build/buildiing with Scott Park Home(perth)

Also, I don't find the edges too sharp at all. My children have not cut themselves or complained about sharp edges, and we have been in our home for…

9 years9 yearsMichelle From PerthMichelle From Perth posted:
Anyone build/buildiing with Scott Park Home(perth)

Yes, for both bathrooms.

9 years9 yearsMichelle From PerthMichelle From Perth posted:
Anyone build/buildiing with Scott Park Home(perth)

I too built with SPH, we had mitred edges in the bathrooms and were charged $250 by the tiler, who offered the service at the 'tiler meeting' you have onsite…

9 years9 yearsMichelle From PerthMichelle From Perth posted:
Facade V Pool

Bugger, can you fit both into the budget?

9 years9 yearsMichelle From PerthMichelle From Perth posted:
Is it worth upgrading windows?

You could use this product guide:
http://www.viridianglass.com/products/d ... 20Data.pdf
It has quite a lot of data specifically related to light, insulation and solar control.
Hope this helps with your…

9 years9 yearsMichelle From PerthMichelle From Perth posted:
Swimming pool fence rules

Not that this helps you much, but here in WA you cannot have any doors opening onto the pool area at all, and windows that open onto the area must…

9 years9 yearsMichelle From PerthMichelle From Perth posted:
Home made artwork?? Anyone tried it??

Yes, please post your creations! I would love to see them.

9 years9 yearsMichelle From PerthMichelle From Perth posted:
Blinds Blinds Blinds

I'm thinking of replacing my venetians as well. They are such a pain to clean, they drive me crazy!
My hubby won't be happy though, as they are only…

9 years9 yearsMichelle From PerthMichelle From Perth posted:
Pool issues, Pipes and Copers/Pavers

I'm not sure if this is just a state regulation or not but here in WA, we were told that the pavers must slope away from the pool to meet…

9 years9 yearsMichelle From PerthMichelle From Perth posted:
Photos of my Front Garden!

It is the shrub sprayers that he uses. We have put in a bore, so the water does not cost us any money (for now). I will let…

9 years9 yearsMichelle From PerthMichelle From Perth posted:
Photos of my Front Garden!

ohh, forgot to add that my hubby who was adding risers to the sprinklers (yep, the plants have outgrown the reticulation!!), said that the amount of worms in the soil…

9 years9 yearsMichelle From PerthMichelle From Perth posted:
Welcoming side gate

You could do a similar thing but with a type of wall. Have two walls with an opening in the middle with a pathway, then place another wall (using…

9 years9 yearsMichelle From PerthMichelle From Perth posted:
Photos of my Front Garden!

Thanks Fu, your approval means a lot!
The plums are about 600 - 700mm away from the house, it does look a lot closer in the photos though. …

9 years9 yearsMichelle From PerthMichelle From Perth posted:
Photos of my Front Garden!

We actually built them ourselves. We bought the blocks from a place in Bibra Lake:
http://www.limestonebuilding.com/lbb/Pr ... Y8WYFOWU4J
It is pretty hard yakka though! Our backs…

9 years9 yearsMichelle From PerthMichelle From Perth posted:
Photos of my Front Garden!

These photos are after a Fu Manchu inspired makeover! Our garden and lawn were looking very tired after a not so kind winter (and it was only first planted…

9 years9 yearsMichelle From PerthMichelle From Perth posted:
Turf turning brown..Help~

Billdsl - Check out Fu Manchu's post regarding topdressing in the Turf Laying Summary Thread:
Oh and for a topdress, this is the stuff and just about only the stuff to…

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