Category Archives: Installations

Roam Remote Control

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  I managed to get a hold of one of these babies for home the other day. On a quarter acre block it’s a bit of a pain running back and forth to test the stations so a remote comes in handy – and its even better when you need to change a nozzle. Now […]

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A Garden Grows

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Its always nice when you get a chance to see how a garden you have worked in has developed and grown. I did some work for D & D from Quinns Rocks around 18 months ago and then went back this week to help them with the front yard. This is how the back looks […]

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Some Days Are More Enjoyable Than Others

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Some jobs are more fun than others! The location of this one made it a very enjoyable one, as well as some very generous people who brought us chocolate, drinks and ice cream throughout the day. It turned out to be a much longer, trickier job than we first imagined, but the result was a good one. […]

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14.9

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That’s how warm it got in Perth today… So much for spring… We were out laying lawn and doing some fix ups and getting pretty cold and wet along with it!   Phil compacts the turf   Coby dishes out the sandwiches!

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How to Avoid Bore Stains

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I drove past a school on the weekend that was painted blue, but had large red arcs around the paintwork – the result of sprinklers running off a bore. If you have a bore and you are worried about staining then the answer is to try and design a garden and lawn that can minimise […]

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How To Reset a Hunter X Core Controller

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  If you have an X Core controller that seems to be playing up then the most likely cause is that it needs resetting. This can be done easily. 1. Press and hold the ‘PROG’  button.   2.  While holding the  ‘PROG’  button press the RESET button for 3 seconds, then release the RESET button […]

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Forgotten to Put Conduit Under Your Driveway?

It does happen occasionally… I am currently trying to help some people find a way to get pipe under an 8 m wide driveway with access from one side only.  It is proving difficult. With access from both sides you can clear a path, but meet in the middle but with access from just one […]

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Laying Sir Walter Turf in Sorrento

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This is a before and after post so you can see the massive difference new turf can make to a property. We levelled the ground, fixed up the retic and laid the turf.          

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Laying Kikuyu Turf

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Its been over 5 years of running this business and only yesterday I laid kikuyu turf for the first time. Kikuyu is a cooch variety and is typically used in parks or for commercial applications. It is hard wearing and sturdy. It has a broader leaf than wintergreen and yesterday’s batch felt quite spongy, although […]

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How to Install Sprinklers by The Kerb

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  The first time I did some DIY retic I tried to install my kerbside sprinklers by digging along the line of the kerb. Big mistake! After 10 minutes I had all but given up. You see the soil along the kerb is actually roadbase. It is hard and rocky and not easy digging. If […]

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