A landscape design of a layered planting with monsteras and pale decking

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 …

A front entrance with rustic mediterranean landscaping.

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 …

a contemporary landscape design including a tiled concrete pool

Concrete Vs Fibreglass Pools

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 …

a landscape design render of a hardy landscape around two contemporary residences

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 …

A mid-century style contemporary concrete home with a curved roof and thick green lawn

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 …

A tropical pool and landscape design for a small garden in Mount Pleasant

Landscape Design – Mount Pleasant Landscape

This new landscape design proposes a luxuriant hidden retreat. Tucked behind this Mount Pleasant residence, a small space is expertly utilised to produce the sense of a tropical vacation. Populated with luxe finishes, a tiled concrete pool, and verdant, low-maintenance plantings, this garden represents the year-long stay-cation these busy clients are looking for. A glass pool fence disappears into the …

a detail photo of a mixed planting in a vertical garden

Vertical Garden Feature Wall

Green walls come in all styles and sizes and are a great choice for those of us with a plant appetite that’s bigger than our horizontal plant space. This is one of our favourite Perth vertical gardens from recent years, the planting is soft, varied, and organic, accenting the other elements of this beautifully landscaped garden. Eclectic but well balanced, …

A curved tiled concrete pool design with a planted moat, circular spa and crazy paving.

Design Inspiration – Organic Pool Design

A curved limestone retaining wall contrasts with the polished concrete, whilst a prominent feature letterbox sits proud to announce the commencement of the steps down to a curved stone paved entry. Planting is a juxtaposition of species to flank the uneven ends of the broad steps. Plants flower seasonally to give a whimsical planting palette. Hardy succulents in striking greys …

a closeup of a tiled concrete pool and the surrounding planting

Garden Inspiration – Floreat Contemporary

Subtly contrasted behind a character home in Floreat this contemporary rear garden is a series of functional, well connected spaces. A raised timber deck sits beneath a cantilevered pergola creating a large alfresco area before spilling out onto a generous lawn. Beyond the alfresco is a tranquil fully tiled concrete pool ensconced within a hedge of sandankwa viburnum (Viburnum Suspensum). …