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Gardens

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.

Country Garden

Business Is Blooming For This Idyllic, Family-Owned Flower Farm In NSW

Meet the family of six behind Jonima Flowers, a flower farm in in Yanderra, NSW, on the border of the Southern Highlands.

Suburban Garden

A Powerful Landscape Of Earth And Sea

Landscape architect Jane Irwin creates a surprising yet understated clifftop garden in Sydney.
Sasha Gattermayr

TDF Design Awards

Australia’s Most Stunning Gardens, Revealed!

From rugged coastal gardens, to historic suburban estates and family backyards, take a closer look at the 11 Landscape Design finalists of t...

Suburban Garden

A Luscious Inner Suburban Garden With An Enormous Ethereal Lagoon (In Northcote!)

Sam Cox Landscape transcends time and place with his designs for a harmonious green extension (and a jaw-dropping poo!l) to this rolling inn...
Sasha Gattermayr

Suburban Garden

A Swedish-Inspired Garden In Suburban Melbourne!

Landscape designer Penny Starr creates a garden for all seasons, for a young family in Rosanna, Victoria.

Gardens

Winter Garden Tips With Phillip Withers!

The legendary local Landscape Designer gives us his top tips for your garden in the tail end winter, in preparation for spring!
Phillip Withers

Country Garden

An Earthy, Low Maintenance Garden In Victoria’s Macedon Ranges

Kathleen Murphy Landscape Design creates a robust yet welcoming garden that is contemporary in design, and responsive to its conditions. 

Suburban Garden

A Cascading, Compact Garden That Envelopes This Sydney Home

Greenery spills in from every angle in this suburban garden designed by Bell Landscapes!
Sasha Gattermayr

Gardens

A Landscape Designer’s Relaxed Family Garden in Elwood

Kate Patterson of KPLA took her time designing her own backyard, but it was worth the wait!
Sasha Gattermayr

Gardens

A Lush, Layered Family Garden in Hawthorn

Kate Seddon Landscape Design update a Hawthorn backyard, to suit a new phase of family life.

Suburban Garden

A Majestic Restoration For A Legendary Heritage Garden

This 150-year-old garden in Deepdene is listed on the National Trust and is rumoured to have been originally designed by the creator of the
Sasha Gattermayr

Suburban Garden

A Suburban Backyard Transformed Into A Lush Garden Retreat

Mud Office complements a modern Ivanhoe extension with this magnificent green retreat!
Sasha Gattermayr

Small Garden

A Fresh Courtyard Garden In Paddington With Californian Vibes

Garden Life update a tired inner-Sydney courtyard with a textured, elegant design that begs for a sunny afternoon Spritz!

Small Garden

A Tale Of Two Trees In This Lush Inner-City Garden

This verdant inner-city garden is a hotspot of diversity, nestled between two trees: a gnarly, twisted frangipane at the front and a stately...
Sasha Gattermayr

Country Garden

A French Provincial Dreamland In West Gippsland, Inspired By Monet’s Giverny Garden!

A pair of Australian francophiles bring their love of the French countryside to regional Australia.
Sasha Gattermayr

The Planthunter

An Artist's Blissful Garden Wonderland In Daylesford

Over 13 years Lily Langham has intuitively transformed her husband's inherited family farmland into a breathtaking, bountiful paradise.
Georgina Reid

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