A beautiful modern concrete home with frangipanis and hedging.

Ocean living

Coastal living can make you feel like you’re on holiday every day.  For creating a relaxed tranquil garden that works with the coastal conditions consider the following when planning your outdoor space.   Planting When planting near the ocean the choice of species becomes noticeably different to those a few kilometres inland. Knowing the characteristics of each species will give …

A large frangipani

The perfect frangipani

The frangipani tree is one of our favourites here at TDL. Their minimal root structure and lush foliage allows them to work well in most areas that receive sunlight. Size The frangipani’s location will determine the size of tree that is needed.  If it is required as a stand-alone feature then the scale of the tree would be larger than …

A landscape designer at work.

Being a Landscape Designer

Have an interest in Landscape Design ? Tim chats to the Career Centre and gives you a bit of an insight into a day in the life of a Landscape Designer.  

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A guide to mulching

TDL speaks to Garden Gurus and explains the importance of mulching.  

The truth about autumn and winter gardening

Be more proactive in the garden Many people associate summer and spring as perfect planting weather, but don’t be fooled by warmer temperatures. In Australia, spring periods can be brief and summers vicious. Autumn is actually the perfect time for planting. Autumn and winter are fairly gentle and will allow your plants to settle in and produce many roots prior …

Novotel Ningaloo Resort – Our award for Environmental Excellence

TDL wins the Australian Landscape Industries Association’s 2009  for our work on the Novotel Ningaloo Resort. The Awards for Excellence were announced in Adelaide. In a media statement the President of the Landscape Industries Association of WA, Tim Richards said: “TDL designed and constructed a landscape that captured the unique character of North West Australia. At the time of commissioning in …