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The "Show us ya Garden - Landscaping" Thread
« on: December 31, 2014, 05:07:39 PM »
Yep, show ya back yard off time.

Now for those who like to garden with Roundup and Gravel please hit the back button now...    ;D

To kick it off, here is some of my handy work.
First the front.
The drive way is fenced of so kids can't escape and get ran over. Gates are to get to wash cars on the front yard.








Now for the back, I had someone make the patio and glass fence, but I did the rest. Below the timber decking is a curtain style water fall, best bit is, I didn't pay the $1600 the thieves wanted, I paid about $30 and built my own.  :cup:












This is the west side, I made this to keep it cooler, and have a nice place to sit for breaky in summer.


Now the mango tree, its almost ready, will be for a day after I go back to work..... >:(


As I am guilty is stealing a few of these ideas from the interweb, thought it be good to put some back to share.
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Re: The "Show us ya Garden - Landscaping" Thread
« Reply #1 on: December 31, 2014, 05:24:33 PM »
DaveR,

I love the "green" grass, I have 2 dogs and lots of shade can't get grass anything like that  :cup:
Looks great mate.

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Re: The "Show us ya Garden - Landscaping" Thread
« Reply #2 on: December 31, 2014, 05:28:07 PM »
Nice frangipani, how did you set your pavers in with the rocks?
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Re: The "Show us ya Garden - Landscaping" Thread
« Reply #3 on: December 31, 2014, 05:34:37 PM »
Mate, that looks great! The only thing I'd be a bit worried about is that Mozzies love mango trees.
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Re: The "Show us ya Garden - Landscaping" Thread
« Reply #4 on: December 31, 2014, 05:36:23 PM »
how did you set your pavers in with the rocks?

They sit on plastic and that is it, sometimes I shuffle them about a bit to line them up again.
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Re: The "Show us ya Garden - Landscaping" Thread
« Reply #5 on: December 31, 2014, 05:37:48 PM »
The only thing I'd be a bit worried about is that Mozzies love mango trees.
Not much of a problem here, more bats then anything else. OH, and birds fighting over the shade on a hot day as it seems to be always cool in the canopy.
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Re: The "Show us ya Garden - Landscaping" Thread
« Reply #6 on: December 31, 2014, 06:02:16 PM »
Looks great dave, 1 billion times better than my yard. I like camping too much ;)
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Re: The "Show us ya Garden - Landscaping" Thread
« Reply #7 on: December 31, 2014, 06:08:33 PM »

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Mate, I could get a couple million for your home, call me when your ready to sell  ;D

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« Reply #8 on: December 31, 2014, 06:14:47 PM »
Cash up front?  ;D
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« Reply #9 on: December 31, 2014, 06:47:42 PM »
That looks great, nice lines and order :cup:
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Re: The "Show us ya Garden - Landscaping" Thread
« Reply #10 on: December 31, 2014, 06:58:07 PM »
C'mon Dave, that's just showing off, get a life, go camping or fishing or both  >:D Geeze I'm glad Bronny doesn't look at "myswag" or my life wouldn't be worth living if she saw those pics ;D ;D ;D ;D





















and what's wrong with a bit of roundup and gravel ?  :angel:
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Re: The "Show us ya Garden - Landscaping" Thread
« Reply #11 on: December 31, 2014, 07:01:25 PM »
PLEASE Don't be tellin me I am the only 1 here.......
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« Reply #12 on: December 31, 2014, 07:12:19 PM »

Living in a unit.

The best I can do  ;D

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Re: The "Show us ya Garden - Landscaping" Thread
« Reply #13 on: December 31, 2014, 07:47:26 PM »
I grow weeds in the garden, unfortunately not even the weeds you can sell.   

I forgot to run the lawnmower over the garden this week
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Re: The "Show us ya Garden - Landscaping" Thread
« Reply #14 on: December 31, 2014, 08:14:12 PM »
wow noice dave very posh,,,,, I've got some tall green things a bird bath and some guy shows up one a fortnight to mow the weeds,
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« Reply #15 on: December 31, 2014, 09:22:39 PM »
PLEASE Don't be tellin me I am the only 1 here.......
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Re: The "Show us ya Garden - Landscaping" Thread
« Reply #16 on: December 31, 2014, 09:41:01 PM »
Not much water around here.


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Re: The "Show us ya Garden - Landscaping" Thread
« Reply #17 on: December 31, 2014, 09:41:46 PM »
I generally "garden" with roundup or a bobcat.

I payed a bobcat dood to do this................ as I'm building three of these................


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« Reply #18 on: December 31, 2014, 10:00:26 PM »
bobcat sounds like more fun   :cup:
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Re: The "Show us ya Garden - Landscaping" Thread
« Reply #19 on: January 01, 2015, 09:54:25 AM »
Yep, show ya back yard off time.

Now for those who like to garden with Roundup and Gravel please hit the back button now...    ;D

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Yes I know, I should spend more time under canvas.....

Great - next time I am on the coast, I know where I am headed with the kids for a free swim! ;)
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Re: The "Show us ya Garden - Landscaping" Thread
« Reply #20 on: January 01, 2015, 06:32:18 PM »
Great - next time I am on the coast, I know where I am headed with the kids for a free swim! ;)
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Re: The "Show us ya Garden - Landscaping" Thread
« Reply #21 on: January 01, 2015, 06:41:50 PM »
Very nice Dave  :cup:

I bet there was alot of sweat spilt in construction..

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Re: The "Show us ya Garden - Landscaping" Thread
« Reply #22 on: January 01, 2015, 06:42:57 PM »
Typical QLD'er, pool, bright green grass, sunshine. Mate i'm in Melbourne and my yard is either soaking wet from pissing rain or yellow from 42' weather all summer.
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« Reply #23 on: January 01, 2015, 06:51:04 PM »
Typical QLD'er, pool, bright green grass, sunshine. Mate i'm in Melbourne and my yard is either soaking wet from pissing rain or yellow from 42' weather all summer.

Be careful on the typical Qlder stuff, or I will be forced to post a pic of my yard to prove you wrong lol
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« Reply #24 on: January 01, 2015, 06:54:53 PM »
Be careful on the typical Qlder stuff, or I will be forced to post a pic of my yard to prove you wrong lol

Yer, too right, wot he said. Some of us live on a trendy looking former swamp with high soil salinity due to the rising sea water below, hey Oldmate..... ;D
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