Small Spaces Garden Design will be at the City of Stonnington's, Spring Into Gardening festival which is coming up on 9 October. We will be talking about gardening in small spaces and demonstrating ideas on how to work your small space. Come along and have a chat. http://www.stonnington.vic.gov.au/Discover/Events/Spring-Into-Gardening
A new kitchen garden with espalliered Lemons & Limes and a potted Lemon for some canopy and screening.
A new front entry garden we have just completed in Toorak. It's on the south side of the building and tucked in between a high wall fence and the house, with just a little snip of north light. Perfect conditions for a fernery. This is just planted, once the plants start to grow there will … Continue reading Ferns in Toorak
What a stunning hedge Grevillea can make. This one is in Thornbury and in full flower right now.
The day's are getting longer, I can hear the birds after 6 in the evening and there is still some light out there. And, the air isn't quite so chilly. We're getting ready for Spring, starting to do some courtyard makeovers. These plants are loaded up for a Fitzroy garden in silver tones with Lavender … Continue reading Spring is on the way in Coburg
This is a classic 1960's flat. It is a small space both inside and out. These shots were taken immediately after the landscaping and planting. This style of flat is very common to Melbourne and experienced a resurgence in popularity in the 80's when many were refurbished and the common land was sold off and … Continue reading Classic 60’s flat
We are just about to start work on a new roof garden project. This is going to be an exciting project with lots of scope for different plantings. I had already decided to use Doryanthes 'Gymea Lily' in some of the large cubes. Then, going back and forth between Toorak, St Kilda and Coburg, I … Continue reading Roof Garden in the making
A small courtyard in Balaclava in inner Melbourne. This courtyard needed a bit of wow. Our client has a theme going on with old metal frames and mirrors and needed to jazz up the back fence. We have been collecting old frames for quite a while, just waiting for the right job to use them … Continue reading Mirrors in Balaclava
Enjoying the last colours of Autumn in this Princes Hill garden.
This is a friends apple crate that we delivered a little while ago. It has been waiting for a busy summer to fade away to autumn and now it's ready for planting. What to do? Garden box all ready for veggies .. Thanks Kath and garden gnome assistant Sue Nice. What are you putting … Continue reading Vegie Box ready for planting