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How to Create a Mediterranean Garden

Mediterranean gardens remain a popular stylistic choice in Australian landscapes for both practical and preferential reasons. Hardy Mediterranean planting and heat-cutting colour choices make a great fit with our climate, and the evocative sensory experiences of Mediterranean plants call to mind that lazy overseas holiday many of us would just love to take. Mediterranean gardens can be ornate and traditional …

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Pools with Luxury Water Features

When it comes to building wow-factor into your landscape, few things are more impressive than luxe pool water features. What some people are unaware of is that water features include far more than just fountains and waterfalls. When you’re designing your pool, you can go as simple or as excessive as you like. If you’re keen on water features the …

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Luxury Poolside Landscaping Ideas

The interaction between the design of your pool and the rest of your landscape can make or break the space. Yes, installing the right swimming pool can make a simple backyard look more inviting and beautiful, but arguably more important to the overall effect of the area is the landscaping. We’ve taken many a sad-looking existing pool over the years …

Corner Block Landscaping Ideas

Designing your home or landscape on a corner block comes with its own set of challenges and opportunities. They are often particularly large, approaching a corner block for your future home and/or garden is all about perspective. There are pros and cons to a corner block that can be enhanced or diminished through design. Corner blocks can offer flexibility in …

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Your simple guide to Perth garden maintenance: spring, summer, autumn and winter.

This guide is designed to take you through a year in Perth, breaking down the basic goals, essential maintenance tasks and tips for enjoying your garden year-round. These essential tasks are what we do to keep our clients’ gardens looking beautiful from year to year. If you’re just looking for a particular season, you can go straight to that section …

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Top 3 Landscape Design Trends Of 2021 So Far

Landscape design is always subject to the ebb and flow of taste and style, while our policy is to do our utmost to create timeless designs, it’s great to know what elements and themes people are looking to include in their gardens at any point in time. We’re very excited by some of the styles that have been increasing in …

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Concrete Pool & Garden Design Ideas

Concrete Pool & Landscaping Ideas The biggest benefit of a concrete pool is its flexibility in design. When you install a concrete pool, the world is your oyster! Maybe you’ve got a design in mind, maybe you’re still mulling over your options, we’ve put together this list to help you think through the various facets of concrete pool design & …

Questions to ask your landscape designer

Questions to ask your Landscape Designer or Architect

When preparing to engage with a Landscaper Designer or Architect it’s important to do your research. Choosing the right designer will impact your process and your end result. Here are some questions you may like to consider asking to find your perfect landscaping partner. What are your services?  If you’re looking for a landscape designer, it’s important to establish upfront …

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What to bring to your first meeting with your landscape designer

So you’re ready to take the plunge and start working with a landscape designer or architect, exciting! If you’ve never created a garden before (in fact… even if you have) getting started with a designer can be a little overwhelming. Some people even find it hard to know what they really want. Fear not, we’re here to give you a …

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Native Plants To Grow In Your Perth Garden

Native gardens are enjoying something of a cultural moment. Growing awareness of their ecological benefits intersects with a recent shift in aesthetic tastes in favour of natural Australia. Many of us seem suddenly aware that we are both lucky to be at home where we are, and also responsible for our community and environment. Planting natives in your garden can …