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nuwa
Budding Contributor
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I had a fully paved backyard and I've taken most of them off because I want green. I'm thinking of making a raised garden bed in one slot and trying ...

PocketRocket
New Contributor
16 replies

Hi all, I've had so much trouble with Phalaenopsis Orchids and their upkeep for the past year. I live in Melbourne and it's considerably colder than ...

Grub80
Junior Contributor
7 replies

Hi all, thought I would share of my learnings of the value of shade this summer and the photos. Im picking about 4kgs of tomatoes every 3-4 days off 8 ...

Anita-S
New Contributor
5 replies

My Gardner said he can smell this black smelly bug on my orange tree. The that squirts smelly stuff and covers the whole tree. I had to remove my old ...

spannerc
Newbie
3 replies

Hi, I have a small section at the back of the town house with a low fence which was supposed to keep the small dog in. It is too low and I need to he ...

Adam_W
Super Contributor
14 replies

Hi all, been a busy week or so getting this garden 'built'. It'll be a work in progress as I add lower plantings but for now... Murraya hedge about ...

msmeme
New Contributor
2 replies

Hi everyone, I need some advice please. I live in a newly built house and my attempts to come up with an undercover eating area outside, are failing ...

waragandhi
Budding Browser
2 replies

Hi, Recently my couch grass has become place for ants at some locations. Any suggestions of how to get rid of them without affecting the grass effecti ...

Samc81
New Contributor
4 replies

Hi looking for a little help identifying the problem with my Sir Walter Lawn which was installed in April 2019 in Sydney. It was looking amazing and ...

LePallet
Super Contributor
14 replies

Here are some before and after shots of our backyard. Like always with owning a first home, we only then realised how long it takes to do things to t ...

weekenddiyer
Budding Contributor
4 replies

BeforeThe path down the side of our house needed some sprucing up to say the least. We wanted to add some shelter / storage for the bikes so we could ...

afisher95
Budding Contributor
7 replies

Hey guys. Looking for some advice. I have recently purchased a place, and the outdoor area has a lot of potential, but needs quite a lot of work. I ha ...

STAAReynolds
Budding Contributor
15 replies

I have two large passionfruit vines I have planted in large pots running across wires screening a water tank. One is a yellow fruit, the other purple. ...

Adam_W
Super Contributor
2 replies

Hi all & happy new DECADE!Well everything with our reno has slowed down a of late... damn you beastly budgets... but I've been fiddling away with a fe ...

jc88
Frequent Browser
2 replies

Hi I have just moved to a new property and my citrus trees aren't looking great (lemon, lime, mandarin) The lemons have black spotting on them ...

bee10
New Contributor
4 replies

LMH I've just moved into a new place with my three children all of whom are young and love being able to run around outside..... however the back law ...

Milton
Newbie
1 reply

I have a large number of Port Wine Magnolias in my garden all thriving. I want to plant some as a screening hedge along the front of my house, it is S ...

marajane
Newbie
2 replies

We have a worm farm that was left in the sun therefore killing all our worms Whats the best way to get it back up and running?Live worms or eggs? And ...

robbo62
New Contributor
5 replies

Hi all,i have received a 1m. square raised garden bed for christmas,the problem is the garden bed only has sides and no bottom to it,but the real prob ...

wrkshp
Regular Browser
7 replies

I've recently moved into a new house with a huge palm tree in the front yard (20-30') which fairly regularly drops branches/fronds in windy weather. W ...

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