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3 years3 yearsShambiniShambini posted:
KDRB Metricon Glendale 38 (Sydney) - We are in!

From what I can see, the height of the edging is such to allow for easy mowing.

3 years3 yearsShambiniShambini posted:
How do I lay Versastone as garden edging?

We just used a heap of versastone . Have a look at my thread.

3 years3 yearsShambiniShambini posted:
Metricon Phoenix Adelaide - landscaping

Our property is in the burnside council area but the actual guy who did our paving and retaining walls travels all over Adelaide for work.
I can PM you his details…

3 years3 yearsShambiniShambini posted:
Metricon Phoenix Adelaide - landscaping

Thanks CustomStirling.
I'm almost at the point where I need to quit my daytime job just to look after the garden?

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3 years3 yearsShambiniShambini posted:
Metricon Phoenix Adelaide - landscaping

Thank.
The blocks are a product called versastone.

3 years3 yearsShambiniShambini posted:
Metricon Phoenix Adelaide - landscaping

Here are some updated pics

3 years3 yearsShambiniShambini posted:
WREXTER'S REAR LANDSCAPING JOURNEY - Update Photos

Mint you should grow in a pot so it doesn't get out of control. Basel is a summer plant. The rest you can grow in the ground and will look…

3 years3 yearsShambiniShambini posted:
Building with Metricon

We went for 2.7m ceilings to both levels and are really happy that we did. It makes the space so much roomier. We would have liked 3m ceilings but at…

3 years3 yearsShambiniShambini posted:
South Australia builds

I spent 5k but also did some surface drainage because of the size of our site and the slope. We also used 100mm pipes rather than 90mm as they are…

3 years3 yearsShambiniShambini posted:
KDRB Metricon Glendale 38 (Sydney) - We are in!

Our Phoenix built by Metricon in Adelaide has brick, cladding and hebel. This includes hebel to both levels.
What they might mean is that you can't hebel to the second…

3 years3 yearsShambiniShambini posted:
One year old Lily Pilly's - do I prune, huge size variance

Tip pruning will encourage growth and also make them bushier. Try to do it on a cloudy day to prevent the leaves from burning. Spray the foliage and with a…

3 years3 yearsShambiniShambini posted:
WREXTER'S REAR LANDSCAPING JOURNEY - Update Photos

I purchased quite a few of the 12v waterproof rgb and warm white waterproof strip lights and they have stood the test of time.
Ali express came in handy for my…

3 years3 yearsShambiniShambini posted:
Fed up with my builder - now crapping in my toilets

I personally would not care about the state of house or the defects on the proviso that it is spotless and with no defects at handover. It is my opinion…

3 years3 yearsShambiniShambini posted:
Metricon Hudson KDR in Ryde - Landscaping

Looking great and lots of progress for such a short timeframe. You will have to start growing your own bonsai trees.

3 years3 yearsShambiniShambini posted:
Metricon Phoenix Adelaide - landscaping

Or cocktails, beer, wine etc....

3 years3 yearsShambiniShambini posted:
KDRB Metricon Glendale 38 (Sydney) - We are in!

Hi Orph
Its on hold - plan is to spend time on it over the Xmas holidays, so not a priority atm.
Landscaping still not locked in! Met with this landscaping guy…

3 years3 yearsShambiniShambini posted:
Metricon Phoenix Adelaide - landscaping

Here are some more progress pics of the back yard. Pool cover is on but it is too effective to keep off (doesn't look the best). Out pool is around…

3 years3 yearsShambiniShambini posted:
Housing the Tribe, Gold Coast

Lawn looks great. Which variety did you get? Did you install an irrigation system?

3 years3 yearsShambiniShambini posted:
Metricon Laguna 40 Kingston Sydney Northern Beaches

It depends on the size of the roof but around $2 - $3k. I got it with colorbond. Not sure if you need it with tiles .

3 years3 yearsShambiniShambini posted:
Metricon Phoenix Adelaide - landscaping

Thanks, he is cute. We went to Bunnings and got him a tool kit. He loves hammering nails etc.

3 years3 yearsShambiniShambini posted:
Metricon Phoenix Adelaide - landscaping

Here is our front steps with most of the garden in. The hedges will be shaped to follow the steps.

3 years3 yearsShambiniShambini posted:
Metricon Hudson KDR in Ryde - Landscaping

Advertise them for free on Gumtree. Make it clear must remove all bricks.

3 years3 yearsShambiniShambini posted:
Building Metricon Glendale38

We just finished building the Phoenix and the total build cost was around $200k above the advertised price. As long as you start the process with eyes wide open it…

3 years3 yearsShambiniShambini posted:
Sealing Travertine around Pool and surrounding area

I also forgot to mention that coping should be dip sealed with a pre sealer to ensure that all six sides of the coping is thoroughly sealed.

3 years3 yearsShambiniShambini posted:
Sealing Travertine around Pool and surrounding area

We have granite, which I have sealed myself myself. The process is very easy. First you need to make sure that the surface is very clean and totally dry. It…

3 years3 yearsShambiniShambini posted:
Landscaper Recommendations - Adelaide

The guy that installed our lawn and did some excavation was great. Bradley Rowntree Landscaping 0411789094.

3 years3 yearsShambiniShambini posted:
Synthetic turf - Installation costs ?

I just had 50 sqm of Silk 35 laid by a company called Royal Grass. $100 per sqm is the going rate.

3 years3 yearsShambiniShambini posted:
Metricon Phoenix Adelaide - landscaping

Thanks everyone. The pool be lovely today but unfortunately I am sitting in an office.

3 years3 yearsShambiniShambini posted:
Metricon Phoenix Adelaide - landscaping

We only had a few items at the 90 day service. A few faulty lights, no vent to the cooking exhaust. We also need replace the full stone island bench…

3 years3 yearsShambiniShambini posted:
Metricon Hudson KDR in Ryde - Landscaping

Looking great. How expensive is excavation, especially soil dumping feed. Crazy...

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