Designing A Garden Around A Feature Element
Aug05

Designing A Garden Around A Feature Element

The process of landscape design, like architectural design or urban planning, generally works by getting the big picture things worked out first (like overall spatial composition) and then focussing on the small stuff. You might decide, however, to throw caution to the wind and ask your landscape architect to design your garden the other way – by framing the space around a particular piece or pieces of garden furniture or garden...

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Design Ideas For Big Residential Gardens
Jul17

Design Ideas For Big Residential Gardens

If the grounds of your house are large and you have sprawling areas of lawn and pavement, you might like to consider dividing up the garden into a series of ‘rooms’. Whilst this concept runs rather counter to the idea of being able to show off the size of a property in one glance, the creation of intentionally-framed spaces within your garden will make the visual and physical experience of the garden a much more...

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Bring a Touch of The Chelsea Flower Show to Your Garden
Jun29

Bring a Touch of The Chelsea Flower Show to Your Garden

Nine-time ChelseaFlower Show veteran and winner of Australia’s only ‘best in show’ medal in the historic event’s 100 year history, Wes Fleming knows a thing or two about creating show-stopping gardens. From dramatic plunge-pools and outdoor bathtubs to relaxed outdoor dining and sculptural outdoor art, new landscaping and design trends are formed at Chelsea. So how can you recreate a touch of Chelsea in your garden at home? Wes...

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