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 …

Edible plants to start growing now

If your stay-at-home-sourdough has sparked an interest in getting hands on with produce, you’re looking to spurn the chilly outdoors & get some more green in your life, now is a good time to start growing some edible plants. Autumn & winter in Perth are mild, and a great time to establish some new plants, particularly deciduous fruit trees, in …

Creative child friendly outdoor spaces

OUTDOOR PLAY GROUNDS Creative play is an essential part of all children’s lives and in an age of iPad’s, TV’s and electronics, encouraging them to get enough “outside time” can sometimes be a challenge. Cubby Houses & Sand Pits Cubby houses come in endless shapes and sizes from realistic tiny homes to a contemporary design that complements the main home. …

On the fence

Fencing options for your outdoor space Glass Advantages: the evolution of glass fencing has seen it become sleek and elegant with most appearing to be floating anchored with two insignificant footing for each frame. Usually used for pool areas and gardens, it provides uncompromising views and outlooks. Disadvantages: The sleek and elegant appearance does come at a cost and requires …

Outdoor Styling with Cosh Living

Outdoor Styling We talk to Cosh Living about considerations and trends for outdoor living pieces; Could you describe what the word “flow” means to you and how this can be incorporated between the internal and external living spaces? I think of flow as referring to how an overall space is connected across indoor & outdoor. A home should be considered …

Good indoor plants |  | Tim Davies Landscaping

Indoor plants

Indoor plants 10 indoor plants for you to consider in your home; Cacti & Succulents Storing water like a camel, Cacti & Succulents require very little attention so if you are not confident with the responsibly of regular watering they are the plant for you. Succulent and Cacti species strive in bright, dryish conditions. If in a semi-shady spot, bi-monthly …

Succulent bowls  | Tim Davies Landscaping

Succulent bowls

Succulent bowls A Succulent bowl can be a stylish design feature for your front entry or even your indoor living space. These plants are drought tolerant, easy to care for and provide a colourful, contemporary aesthetic throughout the year. Succulent bowls are also extremely functional as you can move them around if you want to change your home’s look or …

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Blue Stone steppers

Blue Stone steppers Creating a path way that instantly evokes interest and a feel for adventure without making the space feel displeasing or cramped, can be a daunting thought for many. Organic blue stone steppers could be the answer as their fun yet sophisticated in form and a functional way to link destinations within the garden in an exciting manner. …

Cooking outdoors

Cooking outdoors In Western Australia, we are lucky enough to live in one of the most versatile climates, meaning, for most of the year we can spend time enjoying the outdoors. So, whether you just want to “chuck a few snags on the barbie” or cook up a gourmet feast for family and friends, your outdoor cooking space needs to …

Top 5 species to plant around your pool

Top 5 species to plant around your pool Frangipani – A perfect poolside tree to create a luxurious poolside atmosphere. The leaves are large too and minimise issues with the pool filtration system. Viburnum suspensum – A deep green slow growing hedge, the perfect solid backdrop to any pool Star jasmine – One of the most versatile and consistent plants …