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Gardens

Suburban Garden

Gardens

A Powerful Landscape Of Earth And Sea

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

Gardens

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

Gardens

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

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 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

Gardens

A Suburban Backyard Transformed Into A Lush Garden Retreat

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

The Planthunter

A Self-Confessed Crazy Plant Lady's Suburban Garden

Jac Semmler of The Digger's Club shows us around her wild, wacky and wonderful 'botanical laboratory' garden in Frankston.
Georgina Reid

Gardens

A Miraculous Floating Garden + Pool in Brisbane

A contemporary, low-maintenance interpretation of the Australian suburban dream!
Sasha Gattermayr

Gardens

A Native Garden Made With Recycled Renovation Debris

This Sydney garden by Fig Landscapes maximises drought tolerant plant life, and inventive upcycling!
Sasha Gattermayr

Gardens

An Elegant Sydney Garden, Designed in Two Stages

A family garden in Mosman featuring stunning sandstone and beautiful plantings typical of Sydney's North Shore, including Frangipani, Magnol...
Miriam McGarry

Gardens

An Outdoor Oasis In Annandale

A small footprint, big impact outdoor entertaining area in Sydney, with designs by Eco Outdoor.
Amelia Barnes

Gardens

A Spectacular Riverside Garden in Melbourne

A tour through a volcano-inspired garden on the banks of the Yarra River, with owner Sarah Laidlaw and Eckersley Garden Architecture.
Georgina Reid

Gardens

An Exceptional Heritage Garden In Sydney

The current custodians of the heritage Bronte House and Garden take us through the breathtaking grounds, ahead of an open garden event later...
Georgina Reid

Gardens

The Garden Of A Lifetime

A Brisbane garden that's been held within one family for three generations. Incorporating a Japanese rock garden, a palm-flanked rainforest
Georgina Reid

Gardens

A Perfect Family Garden In Camberwell

Not overdone, nor too sparing, tour an outdoor oasis designed by Ian Barker in Camberwell - and it’s only two years old!
Georgina Reid

Gardens

An Industrial Wasteland Turned Plant Paradise

A tour of Andrea Fitzpatrick's lush city plant shop, Botanick Brisbane.
Georgina Reid

Gardens

The Bondi Garden Of Landscape Designer William Dangar

The well-known landscape designer's abundant Sydney garden - encased in lush foliage!
Georgina Reid

Gardens

Wriedt Garden in Eaglemont

An ever-evolving project, this garden is the result of a 25 year collaboration between garden designer Sharon Harris and her client.
Georgina Reid

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