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Gardens

Suburban Garden

A Slice Of Primeval Paradise In Bronte

Situated on a steep site in a sometimes blustery coastal location, the planting palette for this stunning garden in Sydney is both soft, and...

Suburban Garden

A Cultivated Wilderness In Inner Suburban Melbourne

Legendary landscape designer Phillip Withers completes a layered, three-tiered garden around a Toorak home designed by Cera Stribley.

Gardens

A Sweeping Country Estate Created From Dust

Dangar Barin Smith design an incredible Australian country garden in the Hunter Valley, complete with nearly 40 crepe myrtle trees and TWO m...

Suburban Garden

A Magical Family Garden As Productive As It Is Pretty

The lush suburban garden of passionate self-taught gardener Anastasia Elias - created from scratch in under two years!

Suburban Garden

A Slow And Thoughtful Garden, Designed With Functionality In Mind

Landscape architect Hugh Burnett and Ballast Landscape builders work closely with the long-time owners of this Sydney property to create a s...

Suburban Garden

A Super Swish Suburban Front Garden

Bethany Williamson Landscape Architecture subverts the traditional expectations of a suburban garden project... by bringing texture and laye...
Sasha Gattermayr

Gardens

A Sensitive Update For This Grand, 100-Year-Old Garden in Sydney

Numerous landscape designers have tended to this Mosman property over the past century, resulting in a layered, grandiose space.

Suburban Garden

An Equally Functional + Lush Suburban Garden Makeover

The stunning garden of landscape designer and owner of Ballast Landscape, Julian Bombardiere, in Kings Langley, NSW.

Gardens

The Greatest Gardens Of 2020

From rooftop pools to centuries-old acreages, these are the best pockets of private wilderness we visited in 2020.
Sasha Gattermayr

Gardens

A Productive Acreage Turned Residential Swimming Hole!

A pool realised from a converted dam is the centrepiece of this Terrey Hills landscape project by Landart.
Sasha Gattermayr
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Country Garden

A Video Tour Of Paul Bangay’s Own Legendary Garden

Can’t get enough of the iconic landscape designer’s famed garden, Stonefields? We made a video to give you even more!
Sasha Gattermayr

Country Garden

A Landscape Designer's Own Sumptuous Green Wonderland

Sam Crawford has been tending to her symphonic garden in the Macedon shire for the last 8 years. Step inside her paradise!
Sasha Gattermayr
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Gardens

See Inside Victoria’s Great Private Gardens + Art Collections, From Home!

Garden and art enthusiasts, unite! The NGV Women’s Association offers a look inside some of Victoria's most intriguing private gardens, vi...
Sasha Gattermayr

Gardens

A Journey Through The Seasons At Paul Bangay's Monumental Private Garden

The esteemed landscape designer tours his jaw-dropping private garden in Daylesford in a new book, 'Stonefields: By the Seasons'.
Sasha Gattermayr

Small Garden

A Fragrant, Inner-City Garden Rejuvenates This Heritage Home

Landscape designer Nadia Gill creates two gardens with two very different personalities - on one block in East Melbourne!
Sasha Gattermayr

In Print

The Ultimate Guide To Ensuring Your Houseplants Thrive

Sophia Kaplan + Lauren Camilleri of Leaf Supply tell you everything you need to know about house plants - from their new book 'Plantopedia'!...
Sophia Kaplan + Lauren Camilleri

Gardens

A Dramatic, Multi-Tiered Coastal Garden

A steep coastal slope atop Gordon's Bay is transformed into a lush green oasis, by Secret Gardens.
Sasha Gattermayr

Gardens

A Dreamy, Generous Coastal Garden

This Mollymook property's incredible front garden by Dangar Barin Smith has inadvertently become a local tourist destination.

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