Category Archives: Installing

Reticulation & Irrigation Servicing and Installation in Yanchep

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If you live in Yanchep then we’d love to help you with your reticulation and turf needs. As we live in the area  Yanchep is one of the primary areas we seek to service. We can always be there promptly and often on the same day you call and get your reticulation sorted and running optimally. Don’t spend your […]

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Reticulation and Turf Installation in Mindarie

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If you live in Mindarie then there are a few things worth knowing before installing reticulation and turf. Water Flow: in Mindarie water flow is usually very good – at least 30l/min. Bores are a good idea as blocks are often large, but they can also be quite expensive. Soil Content: Expect a lot of […]

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Reticulation in Two Rocks

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When it comes to irrigation in Two Rocks, especially on an established property, you need to be ready for some serious digging and some hard yakka. As the suburb name suggests there is a lot of rock up there and sometimes you just have to go around what you can’t go through. I did this job […]

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How to Cut Turf

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If you’re laying turf then inevitably you will need to trim it at some point. There are many ways to do this, but we have found the steak knife to be the most effective way. But not any old steak knife. Most knives will cut wintergreen and the softer turfs, but if you want to […]

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X Core Hybrid Controllers

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This is the control box you would use if you have no access to mains power. It is totally battery operated and does not require a 240v supply. I came across one of these in Butler this week and only realised when we arrived that it was a hybrid. The trick here is that none […]

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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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Village Green Turf

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  I had a request yesterday for ‘Village Green Turf’, a variety I have heard of but never used before. I did some research and discovered that it is a form of kikuyu but one that has some improved features. See the chart below for its strengths and then refer to the brochure here for […]

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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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Quoting on Reticulation and Turf Without being There

Sometimes its possible for us to give you a very accurate quote on your retic and turf needs without viewing the site. Ideally we would come and check it out with you and discuss your needs, but in the first instance we can look at your home on www.nearmap.com and talk with you on the […]

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What Does it Cost to Install Reticulation?

We offer some general guidelines on our home page here, but the truth is it can vary considerably depending on the type of soil we need to dig in, the ease of accessibility and the simplicty or otherwise of the job. A new house is fairly easy to give an estimate for and we suggest that typical […]

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