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2 years2 yearsTurtle1Turtle1 posted:
Cypress pine or eco timber for raised garden beds

used railway sleepers look great and are ecofriendly. just get aaa grade for longer lasting sleepers

2 years2 yearsTurtle1Turtle1 posted:
How to prevent weeds growing from rocks and pavers path.

yep spray at the start to kill them off and then hit em when they appear

2 years2 yearsTurtle1Turtle1 posted:
Newcastle House-landscaping - veggies, general trial + error

looks great. well done ?

2 years2 yearsTurtle1Turtle1 posted:
help with buffalo lawn!

agree that it appears to be fungal and yes drop down on the watering

2 years2 yearsTurtle1Turtle1 posted:
Subsoil Irrigation for Lawn

yep go for subsoil irrigation at least now you know the issues with it.

2 years2 yearsTurtle1Turtle1 posted:
Landscape plans for council

agree with coloured pencils of your own design work. or find some free design software.

2 years2 yearsTurtle1Turtle1 posted:
URBAN MYTHS .... ?

i love mythbusters and they always answer urban myths.

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2 years2 yearsTurtle1Turtle1 posted:
Concrete Swimming Pool - Owner Builder in South Australia

love the tiles. well done

2 years2 yearsTurtle1Turtle1 posted:
TESLA introduces the SOLAR ROOF.

So where do the solar panels fit on the car ?? :D

2 years2 yearsTurtle1Turtle1 posted:
What soil do I fill my planter box with?

Sand with rubble is fine instead of blue metal if you have enough available.

2 years2 yearsTurtle1Turtle1 posted:
Soil or compost top up?

Half soil and half compost is great. Make sure the compost has been left to age.

2 years2 yearsTurtle1Turtle1 posted:
Reticulation Systems, Lawns and Garden Bed Edgings

You can try treated pine for edging either treated sawn pine or winged splits. Depending on the garden you can also get concrete mower strips.

2 years2 yearsTurtle1Turtle1 posted:
Ignore independent building inspection at your peril!

yes i always get inspections. like an insurance policy. however not many inspect inside the building itself.

2 years2 yearsTurtle1Turtle1 posted:
Window Cover Options - Ugly Glass

Note no pics attahed

2 years2 yearsTurtle1Turtle1 posted:
In the spirit of Xmas and forgiveness

chrimbo bonus :)

2 years2 yearsTurtle1Turtle1 posted:
NBN Not ready?

i would get the conduit put in as there is always an option for cable as well. which is now part of the nbn

2 years2 yearsTurtle1Turtle1 posted:
Dulux Malay grey OR Western Myall? What's the difference?

wow i would llike to know as well. too many greays grays greys

2 years2 yearsTurtle1Turtle1 posted:
Doors

same as above

2 years2 yearsTurtle1Turtle1 posted:
Organic Compost Sydney for new 200mm topsoil

You can use a 50/50 blend if you want. Then add some 80/20 topsoil for top dressing.
Go along to a centre and have a look for yourself.
I cant say who…

2 years2 yearsTurtle1Turtle1 posted:
Garden (post project build) Sydney-Parramatta

Maybe try some quality topsoil as well. But yes keep up the watering.

2 years2 yearsTurtle1Turtle1 posted:
Palmetto vs Sapphire Buffalo - which is softer

Sir Walter is popular for a good reason. I would recommend it.

2 years2 yearsTurtle1Turtle1 posted:
How should I deal with these weeds?

Yep pulling them out. Then lay some mulch like cypress to help inhibit the weeds.

2 years2 yearsTurtle1Turtle1 posted:
How often to clip a new hedge

Tip pruning will help the hedge grow bushier. I find it helps to have a string line or wall to measure the height you want. This might need to be…

2 years2 yearsTurtle1Turtle1 posted:
Help identify this tree?

Yep crabapple.

2 years2 yearsTurtle1Turtle1 posted:
WREXTER'S REAR LANDSCAPING JOURNEY - Update Photos

Looks fantastic. Great choice with the jacaranda.

2 years2 yearsTurtle1Turtle1 posted:
"New vs Old" Project - Part 2 - Landscape

Lots of lawn areas are great for kids. Lower maintenance, cooler and softer than pavers :D

2 years2 yearsTurtle1Turtle1 posted:
Newcastle House-landscaping - veggies, general trial + error

Well done. You have a lot of patience

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