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Gardens

Coastal Garden

How This Young Photographer Transformed Her Rambling Coastal Garden In One Week!

With a little help from her friends, photographer Kate Shanasy transformed her jungle of a garden into an entertainer's coastal delight!

Coastal Garden

A Thoughtful Native Garden Anchoring A ‘Floating’ Home In The Byron Hinterland

Explore the diverse and lush landscaping of Coolamon House, perched on ancient volcano crater with uninterrupted views to the ocean.
Christina Karras

Suburban Garden

A Serene Courtyard Garden Inside A Spectacular Converted Bakery

This former bakery and corner store turned dream home in Sydney hides a stunning seasonal courtyard by The Garden Social.
Christina Karras

Suburban Garden

A Hawthorn Home Enveloped In Dreamy, Layered Gardens

This new family home is brought to life with lush gardens designed by Peachy Green – reminiscent of a flowering ‘woody meadow’!
Christina Karras

Creative People

Landscape Studio Ayus Botanical On Creating Calming + Enduring Gardens

The husband-and-wife team of Ayus Botanical share the thoughtful processes behind their lush residential and commercial projects!
Christina Karras

Country Garden

A Cottagecore Folly Buried At The Bottom Of A Grand Garden

Cameron Kimber’s pocket-sized patch contains a folly and a sweet guest cottage mirroring his stately home in the Southern Highlands.

Country Garden

An Abundant Biodynamic Flower Farm Guided By The Cycles Of The Moon

An inside look at Alchemilla in the foothills of Victoria's Otways, where Phoebe East cultivates her organic farm by the lunar cycles!
Christina Karras

Country Garden

A Dreamy Dahlia Garden On A Regional Family Farm

Daylesford Organics farmers Kate Ulman and Brendon Eisner live on a 50 acre farm in regional Victoria, which also boasts an incredible flowe...
Christina Karras

Country Garden

A Former Paddock Turned Vibrant Botanical Wonderland In Regional Victoria

Artist and garden designer Ralph Bristow has transformed his family garden into a colourful landscape that changes with the seasons!
Christina Karras

Suburban Garden

A Semi-Formal Bayside Garden That Blooms Year-Round

Overflowing foliage and formal hedging meet in this Black Rock, Melbourne, garden by Andrew Panton Design.

Suburban Garden

Creating Original, Ever-Changing Gardens With Kep Horticulture’s Andy Kepitis

Kep Horticulture founder Andy Kepitis talks how to create dynamic gardens, and his aversion to 'certain' plant palettes!

Public Garden

Heide Museum’s Enchanting New Healing Garden

Heide Museum of Modern Art opens a new healing garden – a therapeutic space to benefit the mind, soul, and body.

Roundup

8 Glorious Gardens That Blew Us Away This Year

From a magical hidden flower garden to a rambling plot that has evolved over a lifetime, these are the best gardens we featured this year.

Country Garden

A Rambling Garlic + Dahlia Farm In The New South Wales Hills

Tenterfield Creek Organics is a productive farm, a Mediterranean-inspired garden, a yoga retreat (!) - and home to lifelong gardener Rose Ha...

Creative People

Making Accessible Gardens That Enhance Your Life, With Miniscapes!

Clea Cregan of Miniscape Projects is passionate about creating green spaces that offer a powerful remedy to the stresses of modern life.

Suburban Garden

A Hidden Flower Garden In Suburban Melbourne

From her Ivanhoe home Petrina Burrill has created a sustainable micro flower farm.

Suburban Garden

A Beautiful New Life For A Generous Family Garden

The Haberfield Garden by Fieldwork Associates in Sydney unites multiple green zones under a canopy of excitement + abundance!

Creative People

The Love Story Behind An Edible Flower Farm In South-East Queensland

How Simone Jelley left behind a career in photography to open her own flower farm, Pretty Produce.

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First Nations artists, designers, makers, and creative business owners are encouraged to submit their projects for coverage on The Design Files. Please email bea@thedesignfiles.net