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7 years7 yearsTrinityTrinity posted:
Best organic non-liquid fertilizers for Sir Walter?

What about Seamungus (blue packaging, which is granules, or green packaging, which is crumble)? I use it in garden beds and vegie patch. It says it's suitable for lawns too.
http://www.neutrog.com.au/assets/Brochure-PDFs/Home-Garden-PDFs/NEU-SMG-A4-0310lr.pdf
Available…

7 years7 yearsTrinityTrinity posted:
timber flooring finish - blackbutt

We used a product made by Lobadur and have been extrememly happy with the result (now 2 years on). Lobadur Prima Seal and Lobadur WS Easy Finish were used (3…

7 years7 yearsTrinityTrinity posted:
Ornamental Pear help

I wouldn't worry too much. Spring has only just begun. I think I can see lateral buds....hard to tell at that distance. Perhaps apply some Seasol and Powerfeed if you…

7 years7 yearsTrinityTrinity posted:
Grass and direct sunlight - WA

I am no expert but we do have Sir Walter Buffalo lawns. I have to say that our rear lawn, which has limited direct sun (mainly dappled sunlight to shade)…

7 years7 yearsTrinityTrinity posted:
Concrete Driveway - Payment Breakdown

We had $16K worth of concreting/exposed aggregate done with no deposit required. We didn't have to pay a cent until the job was totally complete (including sealing). This was simply…

7 years7 yearsTrinityTrinity posted:
Variation between Caesarstone sample and actual benchtop

That looks heaps better. Great outcome!

8 years8 yearsTrinityTrinity posted:
Finding only those threads that YOU STARTED

Try this...
Click on Advanced Search (top left, in the blue strip)
Next to "Search for Author" type your user name
Select "first post of topic only" or "topic titles only"
Click Search

8 years8 yearsTrinityTrinity posted:
So what have you done in your garden today?

Harvested 24kg green tomatoes from the vegie patch! I've run out of sunny window sills for ripening them on. So it's green tomato chutney for the rest, unless anyone has…

So what have you done in your garden today?
8 years8 yearsTrinityTrinity posted:
electrician cost - replace builder's batten lights

Can anyone give the heads up on how much their electrician charged, to replace standard builder's batten lampholders (inside) or junction boxes (outside) with light fittings provided by you? I'm…

8 years8 yearsTrinityTrinity posted:
width of island bench

Our bench is 850mm with a 200mm bench overhang. I cannot sit comfortably at the bench on a stool as the overhang is not great enough (my legs hit the…

8 years8 yearsTrinityTrinity posted:
Which feature tile to use?

I like the small mosaic. Which tile has a better colour match to the charcoal. Hard to tell from this pic.

8 years8 yearsTrinityTrinity posted:
Thermalite plantation shutters

Has anyone had any experience with Thermalite shutters? Are you happy with them? Who supplied yours? I am in Victoria. I'm struggling with the idea of ABS shutters in the…

8 years8 yearsTrinityTrinity posted:
Cleaning marks off ceiling

Those magic erasor/ microfibre blocks are great. The trick is not to rub too hard or too long. Just go very very gently, bit by bit. :n:

8 years8 yearsTrinityTrinity posted:
Lighting options in Double Garage

We had 2 x double 1m flouros put in our double garage closer to the side edges. I wouldn't be happy with one double in the middle. The auto garage…

8 years8 yearsTrinityTrinity posted:
Gaps in kitchen cabinetry

In our kitchen, there is a small gap between the top of the kickboard and the bottom of the cabinetry (only seen when I lie on the floor). It's only…

8 years8 yearsTrinityTrinity posted:
Henley vs Porter Davis

I'd be curious why PD were originally unable to build on your block and now can.
I'd base my decision on preferred house design and quality of build (price being equivalent).…

8 years8 yearsTrinityTrinity posted:
So what have you done in your garden today?

The plants we chose all prefer full sun. The waterlily in particular will not flower unless it has x amount of hours of full sun. Our pot faces north, but…

8 years8 yearsTrinityTrinity posted:
What's up with our lawn? Yellow patches.

We are in Melbourne and recently experienced 4 days of extreme heat which resulted in our lawn looking identical to yours. Have you had similar hot weather prior to this…

8 years8 yearsTrinityTrinity posted:
So what have you done in your garden today?

Thank you! It was all too easy, thankfully. We are thrilled with the result! We found a pot/bowl we liked and size that suited, plugged the drainage hole with a…

8 years8 yearsTrinityTrinity posted:
So what have you done in your garden today?

I planted zucchini, strawberries, chillies....and set up our waterbowl garden next to the portico. Very tranquil 8)

8 years8 yearsTrinityTrinity posted:
How far is your kitchen sink from the bench edge? (survey)

My sink bowl is 16.5cm from the bench edge, with stainless steel lip starting at 6 cm from the bench edge. Works great for us!

8 years8 yearsTrinityTrinity posted:
Disadvantage of installing timber floor in the kitchen?

Yes, moisture is the enemy. I use a microfibre mob on my timber kitchen floor just sprayed with a little PH balanced floor cleaner. No problems yet, over a year…

8 years8 yearsTrinityTrinity posted:
Warped External Door advice

Colorbond's shale grey is a light grey (in no way dark!) so would not have been the cause of warping. Your builder may be clutching at straws. Your theory sounds…

8 years8 yearsTrinityTrinity posted:
Looking for baking suggestions.

A chocolate caramel slice? great with tea/coffee cut into small bite sized squares. A friend of mine made it with a chocolate ripple biscuit base recently. Found this recipe online…

8 years8 yearsTrinityTrinity posted:
So what have you done in your garden today?

I did nothing in my garden today...... but watched birds indulging in an absolute feast of worms on the lawn in the rain. Hope they left some!

8 years8 yearsTrinityTrinity posted:
SPOTTED GUM GRADE & FINISH Feature Standard Select Gloss Mat

We initially wanted gloss timber floors (as we loved it in our rental) but are so glad we were talked into semi gloss/matt instead. If you have kids or plan…

8 years8 yearsTrinityTrinity posted:
Downpipes and the final finish ...

It looks worse than it actually is is because there is no backfill of soil yet. I would expect the soil level to finish at the top of the concrete…

8 years8 yearsTrinityTrinity posted:
Interesting plant popped up - can anyone ID it?

I'm thinking a wild mustard plant.

8 years8 yearsTrinityTrinity posted:
Interesting plant popped up - can anyone ID it?

The leaves look very like zucchini or squash, but I can't see the flowers up close. They look like flower clusters? so that reminds me of some of the asian…

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