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Joined 9 May 2010
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3 years3 yearsoohsamoohsam posted:
Native Screening Plant

here is the plant I need ID'd

3 years3 yearsoohsamoohsam posted:
Native Screening Plant

G'day guys,
Moved into our new place recently and on the hunt to cover up an ugly back fence.
I saw a plant in the display home that I liked…

4 years4 yearsoohsamoohsam posted:
The Avenue at Casey

Awesome news!

4 years4 yearsoohsamoohsam posted:
The Avenue at Casey

I don't have any info, all i know is it looks terrible every time I drive past there to go home!
Maybe best to email the brown property group and…

4 years4 yearsoohsamoohsam posted:
Water Meter issue with new house

Oh no actually, this is where the issue ******.
Note:
• Where the relocation of any class A recycled water meter assembly is required, it is to be
carried out…

4 years4 yearsoohsamoohsam posted:
Water Meter issue with new house

So looks like I can get my plumber to do it, but only a max of 600mm.
Very well then.

4 years4 yearsoohsamoohsam posted:
Water Meter issue with new house

Hi All,
Just jumping on here to get some advice.
I just finished building my house, and am about to get the drive way done. I am wanting a double…

4 years4 yearsoohsamoohsam posted:
Fireplace Installation Advice

haha sorry for the lingo.
was refering to the flashing around the tiles where the flue comes out of the roof.

4 years4 yearsoohsamoohsam posted:
Fireplace Installation Advice

Awesome!
Thanks heaps for the info. We'll get on the phone to jetmaster and see what needs to be done.
was that including running the flue up to the roof and…

4 years4 yearsoohsamoohsam posted:
Fireplace Installation Advice

Hi Guys,
I've recently purchased a gas fireplace for our new home that we are building.
Unfortuantley we're about to settle on the property so we have to rip out…

4 years4 yearsoohsamoohsam posted:
The Avenue at Casey

Fair enough, each to their own.
I don't think its a big deal, and In in the 10 years i lived there (its literally next door to the eve estate)…

4 years4 yearsoohsamoohsam posted:
The Avenue at Casey

Where did you move from?

4 years4 yearsoohsamoohsam posted:
The Avenue at Casey

G'day!
Yeah there's a farm not too far and the type of fertilizer he uses makes a bit of a pong on hot days. My parents live in narre north,…

6 years6 yearsoohsamoohsam posted:
Is my Orange tree suffering?

Woah...Ok.
You really need to get these into some sun. Orange trees need a lot of sunlight and plenty of water. Dont let the potting mix dry out. Put some…

7 years7 yearsoohsamoohsam posted:
Treated pine sleepers - alternative wood that doesn't warp

If you are using 3.0m sleepers, to save on posts, then they will warp from here to infity and beyond.
Your best bet is to user shorter sleepers where possible,…

7 years7 yearsoohsamoohsam posted:
Cherry tree is being munched...! Help!

Thanks guys.
I found them. They are called pear slugs but dont just eat pear leaves.
They do alot of damage, and skeltonise the leaves. Looks terrible.
Anyway. I dont…

7 years7 yearsoohsamoohsam posted:
Can anyone tell me what this is?

i have one of these in my front yard. I can open mine. Its a soakwell. The ag around my house runs into it.

7 years7 yearsoohsamoohsam posted:
Is this treated pine ok?

No pics means cant verify anything.
However...You cant actually see "treatment" on the sleepers. So what you're seeing is probably just fading of the timber.
The wood will fade and…

7 years7 yearsoohsamoohsam posted:
Cherry tree is being munched...! Help!

Hi All,
On inspection of my cherry tree today i noticed the leaves are looking a little transparent.
Had a closer look and found some little mini caterpillar looking things.…

7 years7 yearsoohsamoohsam posted:
Propagation from cuttings

oh wow, i never thought of that...
So basically, everything i know about grafting is that you have to do it on the older wood. The wood that has gone brown,…

7 years7 yearsoohsamoohsam posted:
Propagation from cuttings

Thanks! I did plant seeds however the seed may not be true to the parent plant, ie. It may not bear fruit and takes much longer than a propgated tree!…

7 years7 yearsoohsamoohsam posted:
Propagation from cuttings

Hi All,
I've taken some cuttings from my mothers house.
She has a lovely luqat tree and a a fig tree that bears delicious fruit so i wanted to copy…

7 years7 yearsoohsamoohsam posted:
Improving Clay Soil immediately after build - Fu???

Check out my post with all my garden pics. I had rock clay all around my house. not a weed grew in it for 12 months. I managed to get…

7 years7 yearsoohsamoohsam posted:
My Garden (with lots and lots of pics)

Hi kaytee. Thanks fornthe reply, is it leaf curl? Its like there raheap of bubbes on it. I will treat it nex season. I have no more room in my…

7 years7 yearsoohsamoohsam posted:
My Garden (with lots and lots of pics)

Anytime my friend :)

7 years7 yearsoohsamoohsam posted:
My Garden (with lots and lots of pics)

Thanks. Yeah I have. The backyard was all rock clay and 1 meter higher than currently. Weeds wouldnt even grow in it.
I dug it out with a dingo, treated…

7 years7 yearsoohsamoohsam posted:
My Garden (with lots and lots of pics)

Hi guys,
Here are some pics of my garden. Cheers.
Before (terrible pic I know!)
This is my front yard now. Big change to before.

These stairs took me a while…

7 years7 yearsoohsamoohsam posted:
Will mint grow through mulch

geez could you imagine that! every time u cut the grass it would smell lovley! and you'd probably eliminate all snails...now thats an idea...hehe.

7 years7 yearsoohsamoohsam posted:
Will mint grow through mulch

wow thats weird?...Did the pot have adequate drainage?

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