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Joined 7 October 2016
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3 months3 monthsvgolfozvgolfoz posted:
When to prune an English Box Hedge

I remember hearing from someone re pruning an English Box hedge that you should prune a bit and prune often. Just wondering if this is still the case?
For a hedge…

2 years2 yearsvgolfozvgolfoz posted:
Trailing/Cascading plant

Thanks. Cousin It! I love it.

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2 years2 yearsvgolfozvgolfoz posted:
Best time to plant trees - Melbourne

My trees are looking really healthy...APART from one!
All have really nice healthy new bright green growth except for one. Is this cause for concern? They have been in for about…

2 years2 yearsvgolfozvgolfoz posted:
Trailing/Cascading plant

Thanks!

2 years2 yearsvgolfozvgolfoz posted:
Trailing/Cascading plant

Just walked past a nice cascading plant and found out it is Aptenia. It looked like it was in a very sunny spot...would something like that be OK in a…

2 years2 yearsvgolfozvgolfoz posted:
Trailing/Cascading plant

Thanks again. My only query with the Jasmine is that I have a wall of it directly to the left of the canopy of the roller door...so may look a…

2 years2 yearsvgolfozvgolfoz posted:
Trailing/Cascading plant

Thanks. Yes, I already have a watering system rigged up. Not on timer, but that's a good idea. I'm thinking plastic window planters...may dry out slower??
Does the 'Flat Mat'…

2 years2 yearsvgolfozvgolfoz posted:
Patio Design Help

Just my 2 cents...but first thing I'd do is get a high pressure hose to those bricks and see what they're like underneath. You'll be surprised at the difference just…

2 years2 yearsvgolfozvgolfoz posted:
Trailing/Cascading plant

No probs. Here's the yard. So in the pic, I am facing directly west, so the area does get pretty hot sun.
The canopy on my roller door had pots that…

Trailing/Cascading plant
2 years2 yearsvgolfozvgolfoz posted:
Trailing/Cascading plant

Hi, I have a roller door in my backyard that has a canopy above it. I have a row of long pots where I have had liriope growing there...doing OK…

2 years2 yearsvgolfozvgolfoz posted:
Best time to plant trees - Melbourne

OK Thanks for that.

2 years2 yearsvgolfozvgolfoz posted:
Paint Colour for timber fence and front yard idea's

I'd go a dusty charcoal myself. If you plan to plant the area, that colour looks great with lush foliage.

2 years2 yearsvgolfozvgolfoz posted:
Best time to plant trees - Melbourne

OK I've planted my Waterhousea and they look really nice. My plan is to prune the trunk up to a a bit higher than the height of the box hedge…

Best time to plant trees - Melbourne
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2 years2 yearsvgolfozvgolfoz posted:
Best time to plant trees - Melbourne

Just a side question also...they'll be planted in a raised bed (about 0.8m) up against a bounday brick wall with a box hedge (already established) at the front of the…

2 years2 yearsvgolfozvgolfoz posted:
Best time to plant trees - Melbourne

:)
They're not THAT slow growing are they?

2 years2 yearsvgolfozvgolfoz posted:
Best time to plant trees - Melbourne

I've recently ripped out a bunch of Little Gems that were doing poorly in my garden. Am replacing them with Waterhouseas. I'm planting about 7 of them.
Just wondering when is…

2 years2 yearsvgolfozvgolfoz posted:
Colorbond Sheets Melbourne

Just wondering if anyone knows of suppliers of colorbond sheeting in Melbourne that are open?
I only need a small quantity - 5 sheets of around 1500mm x 300mm in flat…

2 years2 yearsvgolfozvgolfoz posted:
Soil or compost top up?

Thanks for that. I need about a cubic metre, so maybe half soil mix and half compost?

2 years2 yearsvgolfozvgolfoz posted:
Soil or compost top up?

I've recently pulled out 6 Little Gems from a garden bed...have also made it slightly larger. The beds are about 900mm high and the depth has fallen by about 200mm...so…

2 years2 yearsvgolfozvgolfoz posted:
Pulling out Magnolia Little

Thanks for that.
Yes I agree. Wasn't thinking of asking much at all but just wasn't sure if anyone would be interested. I may just list them and be upfront and…

2 years2 yearsvgolfozvgolfoz posted:
Pulling out Magnolia Little

Anybody? :(

2 years2 yearsvgolfozvgolfoz posted:
Pulling out Magnolia Little

I've got half a dozen Little Gems in my backyard. They were transplanted from my front yard a couple of years back and I don't think they've ever liked the…

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