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5 Tips – Landscape Design for Beginners

June 26th, 2021|Landscape Design|

Though indoor-outdoor living offers dozens of benefits for mental, emotional and physical health, getting started on a garden can be complicated, costly and time-consuming. Choosing the layout, types of plants and overall design of an outdoor space can take just as much intention and commitment as creating a stunning interior. Both the exterior and [...]

Top 5 Tips for a Winter Landscape Design

May 13th, 2018|Landscape Design, Landscaping|

  Winter is just around the corner and while people in Europe generally lock themselves indoors for the winter, the beauty of Melbourne (or Australian weather in general) is that we don’t have to! Implementing good landscape design practices is a fantastic way to ensure your yard is not only utilised during the colder [...]

What To Expect From An Initial Design Consultation

December 4th, 2017|Landscape Design, Landscaping|

YES - Questions about what you want to achieve with your garden YES - Questions that will give your designer a better understanding of your taste and style YES - Some suggestions based on your answers YES - A fee proposal for producing a landscape design NO - A complete comprehensive solution to your garden [...]

How To Choose The Right Landscape Designer

October 14th, 2017|Landscape Design, Landscaping|

Designing your outdoor space from scratch or renovating an existing space is exciting, but can often be overwhelming. It is a process that takes time, perception, vision and experience to execute correctly. An experienced landscape designer should bring these attributes to your project, helping you create your perfect garden. Choosing the right landscape designer [...]

Curling Bluestone

September 12th, 2017|Landscape Design, Landscaping, Paving|

What is curling bluestone and why does it affect specifically bluestone paving? I have personally had an area of bluestone paving curl after I had laid it. Up until that point I had never encountered this before. I’m hoping this article, will give you some insight into what the term 'bluestone' means, why some [...]

Five Reasons to Engage a Landscape Designer to Design Your Garden

July 12th, 2017|Landscape Design|

I have seen many people attempt to design and install their own landscapes over the years. Some are successful in their attempts; however, others lack the understanding of what it takes to design and construct a practical, well thought out connected garden. Expertise in many areas of construction and horticulture is essential to the [...]

What is the Cost of a Typical Landscape Design?

June 12th, 2017|Landscape Design|

The cost of a landscape design is influenced by many factors. The three main factors that effect the cost of a design include, the overall size of your property, how detailed you require the design, and the features you want to include in the landscape. These three factors have will effect the amount of [...]

Design Tips For Small Gardens

April 13th, 2017|Landscape Design|

Nowadays it seems our gardens and backyards are getting smaller and smaller, especially when property development and sub division is increasingly more common place. The challenge is, how do we get the most from our courtyard areas without feeling claustrophobic. There are a few techniques you can implement to give your courtyard a feeling [...]

A Quiet Word on Budgets

December 26th, 2016|Landscape Design|

On occasion we meet clients who have a reasonably well-formed concept of what they want in there garden, and all they needed is a quick sketch to complete the picture. In this instance we will usually offer to draw it up for them. My first question when undertaking such work is to ask the [...]