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15 d15 dSteveMcSteveMc posted:
OB in SA - Decking

Looks great twl.
Ecodeck / modwood is a really great product but yes, gets very hot like asphalt in the summer sun.
Excellent job!

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21 d21 dSteveMcSteveMc posted:
Rawson Homes - General Thread

Yep. All new houses built in the last 8 years or so, along with at least one garden tap and all toilet cisterns.

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21 d21 dSteveMcSteveMc posted:
did I kill my bottlebrushes?

Yep. Definitely dead.

21 d21 dSteveMcSteveMc posted:
Invasive grass weed in Palmetto

Ahhh. Yep. That's couch. I've got it too, but in my case I don't mind as it's on my nature strip and it's not smothering the buffalo. Lovely and soft…

1 month1 monthSteveMcSteveMc posted:
Invasive grass weed in Palmetto

I believe that's Kikuyu. If the runners are quite pale and underground that's going to be confirmed.
Um not much you can do other than chase the outbreaks and pull…

1 month1 monthSteveMcSteveMc posted:
When to prune an English Box Hedge

Definitely prune often. You need to keep in mind that as the hedge matures, the trunk and branches get woody and lack any decent leaf growth. Another reason to prune…

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1 month1 monthSteveMcSteveMc posted:
Pruning lilly pillies

Only issue is; "Syzygium paniculatum can be susceptible to psyllids, the insects that can cause leaf pimpling.."
->https://www.gardeningwithangus.com.au/syzygium-paniculatum-lilly-pilly/
I still highly recommend resilience.

1 month1 monthSteveMcSteveMc posted:
Pruning lilly pillies

Highly recommend the Syzygium Resilience - lilly pilly.
I have both this and the Aussie Southern variety and I have to say the resilience colour is the best of the two,…

2 months2 monthsSteveMcSteveMc posted:
Plant ideas

if you have a dog, don't plant brunfelsia as their seed pods are poisonous.
Does it get full sun, IE. Was the pic taken in the morning?
My tips are;
Casade Lilly…

2 months2 monthsSteveMcSteveMc posted:
Block wall cost

Guys. The rules regarding engineering also apply at any height wall (yes, even 30cm) within 1 metre of a boundary.

2 months2 monthsSteveMcSteveMc posted:
Custom small lot - Brisbane. Finished pics on page 18...

Bring on the new plan mate! Your arcitect is brilliant. Looking forward to those new ideas!

3 months3 monthsSteveMcSteveMc posted:
KDR with Rawson Homes - The Edge 39 - HANDOVER 26/9/16

Sourced from tile gallery Concord
Oakwood collection - Ash
Spanish brand "living colour"
https://www.sydneytilegallery.com.au/co ... 7254861443

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3 months3 monthsSteveMcSteveMc posted:
KDR with Rawson Homes - The Edge 39 - HANDOVER 26/9/16

After two years of occupancy we finally have our lighting sorted on the ground floor.
-Vossloh downlights with gimble deep fittings.
-panorama pendant from beacon over the dining table

Also some simple…

3 months3 monthsSteveMcSteveMc posted:
Bristol (44sq) - Porter Davis Melbourne - New Build

Congrats ! Always a bitter sweet time when it comes to the end. No one ever said building a home was easy or fun.
You made it though. Enjoy

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3 months3 monthsSteveMcSteveMc posted:
Concrete Pavers - Sealing

I used this stuff which isn't cheap but was highly recommended to me by a landscaper who uses alot of natural stone.
but I have to say it works a treat…

Concrete Pavers - Sealing
3 months3 monthsSteveMcSteveMc posted:
Buffalo lawn with other grass coming through.

Personally I'd hand weed through winter. Herbicide treatment is possible with Buffalo but there isn't much of a big deal to pull out the offending weeds

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3 months3 monthsSteveMcSteveMc posted:
Rawson Edge 39 MKI - Lake Macquarie

Looking great K&D!
So good seeing it all come together.
Congratulations.

3 months3 monthsSteveMcSteveMc posted:
Landscaping and highly reactive clay - prevent ground movt

Having had a similar build on piers/posts/bearers I share your concerns. Avoid any possible water movement to your piers/posts and your all good. In my case I had piers in…

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4 months4 monthsSteveMcSteveMc posted:
Sloping Narrow site: Hamptons style build. Cabinetry

Bathroom looks awesome. Great when those final touches get done..
What's the plan with the ramp between the retaining walls? Grass or concrete?

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4 months4 monthsSteveMcSteveMc posted:
Sloping Narrow site: Hamptons style build. Cabinetry

Long time between updates Chris.
What's been happening?

4 months4 monthsSteveMcSteveMc posted:
Landscape design - KDR (sekisui house ) Burbank - ST George

Looking good already Shaz.
And the Brom rack looking great as well...
I'm thinking of a similar look but instead stack sections of steppers.
Are you planning to let some ground cover…

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5 months5 monthsSteveMcSteveMc posted:
Please Help me identify these plants.

1.2 = native violet ( don't confuse with aftrican violet)
2 = tricolour jasmine

5 months5 monthsSteveMcSteveMc posted:
Rawson Edge 39 MKI - Lake Macquarie

If you have good Optus 4g Reception this product is good to use as a home gateway. I got one on a month by month vivid plan for my parents…

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5 months5 monthsSteveMcSteveMc posted:
Grass Identificationh

Looks like Kikuyu.
Very invasive and nearly bullet proof. It's not exactly a weed but rather common in council parks and thoughout the suburbs.

5 months5 monthsSteveMcSteveMc posted:
KDR Sekisui House - St George

What's on your shortlist?
I have two varieties of Syzygium australe;
Aussie southern
-issues with psyllid so I have to treat with confidor tablets
+Absolute top performer. Large leaf, dense and shiny almost…

KDR Sekisui House - St George
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5 months5 monthsSteveMcSteveMc posted:
Rawson Edge 39 MKI - Lake Macquarie

View the thread on Chrome and it's all there. Tapatalk seems to have an issue on the home one server with my previous app version. Now after updating the app…

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5 months5 monthsSteveMcSteveMc posted:
Rawson Edge 39 MKI - Lake Macquarie

Can you see them now?

5 months5 monthsSteveMcSteveMc posted:
Newcastle House-landscaping - veggies, general trial + error

Still waiting for that " told ya so" moment cat!
Happy to eat my hat, but I've seen many virb disasters as they didn't plan for it's "girth"

5 months5 monthsSteveMcSteveMc posted:
Rawson Edge 39 MKI - Lake Macquarie

update: Tapatalk server is down

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5 months5 monthsSteveMcSteveMc posted:
Rawson Edge 39 MKI - Lake Macquarie

Btw.
Re; grate on the kitchen ceiling.
After the bath is installed you have an "inspection" cover for the sink trap.
In the master ensuite it's located over the garage.
With the main bathroom,…

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