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.
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
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
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
One of the delights of working in landscaping and garden design is the satisfaction in developing gardens for my client's to enjoy. Even better is when I get their feedback long after the final plant has gone in the ground and we have moved on to the next job. This arrived via text message last … Continue reading Client feedback & great gardens
The Coburg rainforest garden is being featured at NINE MSN, great pics of the garden. http://homes.ninemsn.com.au/2015/11/24/11/39/melbourne-edwardian-home-gets-a-stylish-garden-room-extension
If you are considering a pre Christmas makeover now is the time! There are 6 weeks until Christmas, so to get a nice full look with seasonal colour now is the time to be planting. Consider using annual colour, like petunias mixed in with herbs. Or, plant some seedling lettuces and herbs for a nice … Continue reading Spruce up for Christmas
A delightful new garden room needed a garden to surround it. Our brief was to design a rainforest garden that was reminiscent of Northern Queensland, with views out to the garden from almost every angle. We were fortunate to have a north facing aspect with an existing olive and lemon tree that could form the … Continue reading Rainforest in Coburg
This garden is a perfect example of how infill development is at work in East Brunswick. The block has been subdivided and the entry to this new townhouse is directly off a lane way. The only thing we had to work with was some very solid concrete that we really didn't want to disturb. It … Continue reading Enter via the lane