Landscape Design Inspiration – May 2021

In the Works – Coastal Chic in City Beach Coastal landscapes are some of our favourites to design (and to show off!). This tropical paradise sits atop a hill in City Beach, overlooking the trees. This design proposes a significant renovation of the existing home and garden, turning a large, charming, and well-placed but dated home into the pinnacle of …

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Five Inspiring Concrete Pool Designs

Thinking of adding a dream pool to your landscape? Concrete pools are flexible, beautiful, and very much in style. We’re only a few months into 2021 and already we’ve got quite a collection of pools to share. When it comes to designing the right pool for you there are countless factors to consider, including shape, size, finishes and location. From …

Landscape Design Inspiration – Wild & Mediterranean

This new design is loaded with homey mediterranean touches. Warm stone, colourful, hardy plantings meet a gorgeous tiled pool and outdoor kitchen. A large, private refuge, this design transforms an under-utilised space into a heavenly extension of the home’s interior. Lushly planted and with home extending touches like a pizza oven and BBQ, this garden will be a family entertainer’s …

Garden Design Inspiration – Sorrento Landscape

This landscape design project prioritises the experience of viewing the garden from within the home. Plantings of varying heights and textures allow light to flow into the glass stairwell of this modern home, highlighting the structure of the space and treating anyone indoors to a lush, sculptural view that transforms as they ascend or descend the stairs. Gardens are experienced …

Design Inspiration – Contemporary Courtyard

This landscape design project is a small space that packs a lot of luxury, greenery and comfort into a relatively small space. Featuring its own kitchen, floating concrete seating, and a mature tree planted in the middle of the home, this garden is an oasis within the home. A carefully selected palette of tiered plantings agains a dark wall make …

Garden Update – Mount Lawley

This Mount Lawley residence has been under our care for a number of years. In that time, it has matured into a lush, pillowy paradise. We recently had the opportunity to photograph this now mature garden after one of its maintenance services. Thick and verdant, this rustic landscape is a perfect compliment to its home. Softly shaped foliage in distinctive …

Should you choose a concrete or fibreglass pool?

The Pros and Cons of Concrete and Fibreglass Pools Installing a pool is a big decision, and often the largest single expense you will encounter when landscaping your home. TDL designed & installed pools are all concrete, but it’s important our customers understand why we work that way, and whether a concrete pool or a fibreglass pool is more suitable …

Design Inspiration – Cottesloe Lush & Hardy

This dramatic two-property design was a delightful challenge. The two massive contemporary structures at the centre of the project needed a landscape which functionally separated the two homes on the site but drew them together stylistically. Blends of naturalistic and more manicured patches of hardy plants relate this design to the architecture. Jagged and pointed plantings of mixed heights and …

Garden Inspiration – Mid-Century Stirling

This elegant & understated property required a garden design to match. The home overlooks a densely planted slope featuring swathes of carefully chosen colours and textures. As the hillside grows in, it will form a soft and lush blanket of contrasting tones. At the rear of the property is a manicured but welcoming space for living, a classic and well …

Pool Remodel

How a Perth Pool and Landscape was Remodelled Into an Oasis

A lot of people look at their pool or garden and find themselves unhappy, but have a hard time working out how to improve. As part of our heroic efforts to promote beautiful gardens around Perth, we’re going to take you through one of our projects. Take a look at just how much a landscape can be improved by the …