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Joined 30 October 2009
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3 years3 yearsssvetecssvetec posted:
Pre-Emergent Winter Grass Control

Hi,
My couch is pretty much, weed free. I cut the lawn and gave it a feed of SS/PF/Molasses on the weekend. However, the end of autumn is approaching…

4 years4 yearsssvetecssvetec posted:
Water-in after Molasses/Seasol/Powerfeed?

About 10 minutes with medium pressure. I turn the tap on maximum and crimp the hose with my hand to adjust the flow. Once the bottle is empty,…

4 years4 yearsssvetecssvetec posted:
Water-in after Molasses/Seasol/Powerfeed?

So I did about 200ml of molasses into the 2L pack (which seemed to be more than enough to cover the bottom of the pack) on the weekend.
How often is…

4 years4 yearsssvetecssvetec posted:
Water-in after Molasses/Seasol/Powerfeed?

Off the top of my head its about 110sq out the back, and about 40 at the front. I usually use a full 2l spray pack out back, and…

4 years4 yearsssvetecssvetec posted:
Water-in after Molasses/Seasol/Powerfeed?

Hi,
I'm going to look at invigorating my couch lawn by adding molasses into my Seasol/Powerfeed mix:
In a 2L spray pack:
- 500ml molasses
- 750ml hot or boiling water
Allow to cool
- 500ml…

4 years4 yearsssvetecssvetec posted:
Couch resurrection and winter grass

Hi,
My lawn care over the winter was next to non-existent, so towards the end of winter, the lawn is/was infested with a variety of broad leaf weeds.
I devised this strategy…

4 years4 yearsssvetecssvetec posted:
Permit for a pergola. How close to the boundary?

Hi,
I live in Werribee and I'm planning a pergola. Apparently, I can go up to 900mm away from the boundary with a regular building permit. Any closer than…

5 years5 yearsssvetecssvetec posted:
How much seasol/powerfeed to apply?

Hi,
Apologies in advance if this is a real amateur question(s). In a 9L watering can, I know how much Seasol and Powerfeed to dilute into the water. Amateur…

5 years5 yearsssvetecssvetec posted:
Top Dressing / Levelling

Hi,
2nd day of spring and my couch is starting to wake up and become active again. My lawn is coming on a year old (it was laid last year…

6 years6 yearsssvetecssvetec posted:
Dwarf citrus/fruit trees

Soil is horrible clay underneath, but im sure with a big enough hole filled with the right stuff shouldn't be a problem. It's real tough to find information pertaining…

6 years6 yearsssvetecssvetec posted:
Dwarf citrus/fruit trees

Hi,
I'm looking at finishing off an area of landscaping around the back. I have a 6x6m kids play area. Next to that, I'm proposing a 3x3m sandpit. …

6 years6 yearsssvetecssvetec posted:
There's Kikuyu in my Couch!

on closer inspection, there seems to be way more clumps/runners of kikuyu/broadleaf than i could handle with painting. It seems everytime im out in the yard, i spot a…

6 years6 yearsssvetecssvetec posted:
Electric Mowers

Actually...that Ozito looks like the one I borrowed from my sis for the rental we lived in. However, the only real thing that bugged me about it...was having to…

6 years6 yearsssvetecssvetec posted:
Electric Mowers

A bit of research, a Bosch Rotak 37 LI is what I'm looking at. Oddly, Amazon Germany have them for about $100 cheaper than Amazon UK. Go figure.…

6 years6 yearsssvetecssvetec posted:
Electric Mowers

Well...I used my sisters tiny electric mower at a rental and it seemed to go OK. The yard in the back was ridiculously overgrown, but with a bit of…

6 years6 yearsssvetecssvetec posted:
Electric Mowers

Hey all,
My couch covers about 150m2 and is bang on 3 weeks old. Since I don't yet have a lawn mower...I was thinking that the finer leaf of the…

6 years6 yearsssvetecssvetec posted:
There's Kikuyu in my Couch!

That's what I was thinking about the weed killer...my lawn is too young. So far, I've found all the patches and removed them by hand. Some came out…

6 years6 yearsssvetecssvetec posted:
There's Kikuyu in my Couch!

The thing is...its not invading near the fence. Its more like the opposite side of the yard and scattered throughout the backyard. I think there are about 8…

6 years6 yearsssvetecssvetec posted:
There's Kikuyu in my Couch!

Hey all,
My couch is now 3 weeks old and so far, its looking great. The drop off in looks after the first week or 2 has passed and now…

6 years6 yearsssvetecssvetec posted:
Just laid turf...on a 35 degree day!

I'm just looking for ways to give the turf the absolute best possible start. I've got 8 days or so before xmas day...to which we'll have a handful of…

6 years6 yearsssvetecssvetec posted:
Just laid turf...on a 35 degree day!

I did 4L of Seasol/Powerfeed over 150m2 (where the bottle says 2L will do 100m2). But that was my first application...I'll do another next week. Should I mix…

6 years6 yearsssvetecssvetec posted:
Just laid turf...on a 35 degree day!

OK. I just purchased a 2L bottle of the Seasol for lawns (Seasol+powerfeed) and a couple of bottles of the concentrate for refills. I'm going to start once…

6 years6 yearsssvetecssvetec posted:
Just laid turf...on a 35 degree day!

A week in and i think it's looking good. When should I get onto the Seasol? Or give it another week or so?

6 years6 yearsssvetecssvetec posted:
Just laid turf...on a 35 degree day!

Yeah...that's what im aiming for. The uneven-ness I can sort out down the track with better top dressing....trying to smooth out all the footprints I left behind is what…

6 years6 yearsssvetecssvetec posted:
Just laid turf...on a 35 degree day!

I managed to top dress the backyard this morning...which meant me leaving lots of depressions in the turf where i stood. however, we copped a pretty thick thunderstorm and…

6 years6 yearsssvetecssvetec posted:
Just laid turf...on a 35 degree day!

Hi,
Weather forecast was supposed to be sunny and 30, followed by Friday rain and Saturday heavier rain. So we order the couch turf on Tuesday, it's delivered Thursday 8:30am.…

6 years6 yearsssvetecssvetec posted:
Timber stains on concrete...HELP!

Hey,
So I had some treated pine delivered for some landscaping. I parked the timber on the exposed ag concrete around the back. A few days later...it pretty much rained from…

6 years6 yearsssvetecssvetec posted:
First Home Buyer - Wyndham Vale VIC !

I did it after. Cat5e (not Cat6...its over-rated IMO) will easily fit between the noggin and plaster. As long as you have some yellow tongue, it will be…

6 years6 yearsssvetecssvetec posted:
First Home Buyer - Wyndham Vale VIC !

$1,500 for an exposed aggregate. Price also helps when the father-in-law is a concretor :)
P.S - Anyone know of a good electrician?
Cheers

6 years6 yearsssvetecssvetec posted:
Clipsal Drilling Templates

Bang! Spot on. Thanks mate.
Cheers

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