We are from Pirongia and are wanting to plant our retaining wall this coming weekend (Labour weekend). We are needing quite a few plants, and are wondering if you could please let us know your prices and availability of the following:
Alectryon excelsus x 3
Coprosma acerosa Taiko x3
Corokia Geenty’s Green x15
Corokia Mangatangi x10
Grevillea Bronze Ramber x4
Grevillea Gaudi Chaudi x3
Grevillea Mt Tamboritha x3
Phormium cookianum x9
Pimelia prostrata x6
Pittosporum ten. Mountain Green x8
Rosmarinus prostrata x9
Thanks so much, we’re looking forward to hearing from you.
- Narelle Barrowcliffe asked 8 years ago
- last active 2 years ago
I have a terrace bed supported by an ugly concrete wall. I am looking for a plant to crawl across the concrete edge and trail down the wall a bit. The plant needs to have attractive evergreen foliage, able to withstand very strong southerly winds sometimes. The terrace bed gets a lot of sun, so the plant base will get full sun, but any leaves that trail down the wall will be in a south-facing shady area. The bed is irrigated. The main problem is very strong wind sometimes.
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- Palmers asked 8 years ago
- last active 3 years ago
We have a lawn that is 6 weeks old – it was applied via hydro-seeding. It is FULL of weeds, especially Onehunga prickle. I have been digging this out however I wondered if we could also spray it? If so with what?
- Palmers asked 8 years ago
- last active 4 years ago
Can you please recommend some low growing, frost resistant flowering plants for a half circle garden about 600mm in width. This is around a turning bay and beyond it there is a steeply planted bank. This area you see from the main living areas of the house, therefore no matter where you are , you are constantly looking down on it. The plants need to be fairly compact but colourful and preferably something that does not grow out of control, but needs little maintenance. The area gets very hot.
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