Is this colour in the garden? Maybe it's not jumping out and shouting but I do love the subtle colour contrast in this garden. It's a little piece of the tropics in Coburg.
A classic single front terrace in Brunswick has been transformed with a native garden.
Welcome to Spring in Melbourne, what fabulous weather we are having. I've been out and about enjoying the sunshine and came across this lovely garden. Front garden full of Echium and Daisies, nice combination. Tough plants, great for poor soil, low water, full sun.
I was in North Melbourne recently doing a consultation for a new apartment and decided to slip past a job we did year's ago. What a delight. We had planted a Trident Maple in this tiny courtyard and it has thrived. Small courtyards are always a challenge, and this one was a particulary challenging, limited … Continue reading Small courtyard, small tree
This West Brunswick courtyard has been transformed into an attractive outdoor space. We started with a very drab narrow space that was really only used to get to and from the garage and the clothesline. Anyone familar with the classic 70's and 80's villa units will be familar with what I call token outdoor spaces. … Continue reading West Brunswick Courtyard
It's been a busy day for us. Have just finished greening up the offices at Data Runs Deep. This is a great office, a large open space with clean white walls and lots of timber, it just needed some plant life to bring it all together. We spoke about vertical gardens but my preferred … Continue reading Melbourne office installation
This is a garden we installed in Thornbury last spring. Have just been back recently for a visit to see how it is all progressing. Our client wanted to reclaim their unused lawn in the front garden. It was a perfect spot for growing vegetables and other edibles with lots of north light. We've included … Continue reading Vegetables and other edibles in Thornbury
A new townhouse in Melbourne with a paved courtyard, just needed some greening up. We've added some vertical height and a big impact. Bamboo adds an instant screen and privacy from the close by neighbor's, the planters are custom built to suit the space. Groundcovers will eventually trail over the top of the planters adding … Continue reading new courtyard in Melbourne
We're working around the rain this week. There's a garden in Ascot Vale that needs planting, but the soil is a little too wet to work over and storms are looming. So instead we have been busy getting this concrete courtyard ready for planting. Our first job is to cut away the concrete and expose … Continue reading so it’s raining in Melbourne
We offer a garden consultation service which helps you to achieve your garden on a budget. A visit to this Melbourne garden was enough for Stuart & Jen to create their own garden. Our client needed advice on layout and plantings, and wanted to do the work themselves. We were able to provide a sketch … Continue reading Garden consultation gets results