Tag: Garden

The entry courtyard is a mix of shades of grey and green that highlights various foliage textures, with a ground layer of travertine pavers over sandstone river pebbles.
Projects | Ricky Ray Ricardo | 17 Jan 2018

Foliage fervour: Bungalow Garden Rooms

A series of diverse, textural and dynamic “garden rooms” are the result of a close collaboration between architect and landscape architect and celebrate a life lived outdoors.

The garden at the Owen Architecture-designed Rosalie House in Brisbane, designed by Dan Young Landscape Architect, eschews typical responses such as screening and bordering.
Practice | Ricky Ray Ricardo | 5 Oct 2017

Dan Young and Paul Owen: Rethinking the suburban landscape

Dan Young began his landscape architecture practice with the help of friend and collaborator Paul Owen (Owen Architecture), working on a number of residential projects in Brisbane. Landscape Australia caught up with the duo to talk collaboration, private practice and planting design.

The huge leaves of Wigandia caracasana work tricks with depth of field and scale in the garden.
Projects | Fiona Harrisson | 27 Sep 2017

Charles House: A new bush garden

Featuring eclectic combinations of plant species, this garden in Melbourne’s eastern suburbs is an immersive space full of diversity and delight.

Blairgowrie Beach House by Acre. Brett Robinson of Acre Studio won Best in Category in Landscape Design - Rural or Coastal.

Winners announced: AILDM National Awards

The Australian Institute of Landscape Designers and Managers (AILDM) announced its annual awards in Sydney.

Western view from the big house.
Review | Howard Tanner | 25 Jul 2017

Horse Island: A garden of grandeur

Trevor and Christina Kennedy have created a significant and substantial garden on their own private island near Bodalla on the South Coast of New South Wales.

Towers Road Residence by TCL.
Places | 25 May 2017

Structured chaos: Towers Road Residence Gardens

The Towers Road garden by Taylor Cullity Lethlean fosters a ‘sense of embrace’ — a poetic garden of structured chaos.

A Cubist’s dream.
Review | Cassandra Chilton | 28 Apr 2017

Sh*t Gardens of Melbourne II: A celebration not a condemnation

Cassandra Chilton reviews the recent exhibition Shit Gardens of Melbourne II: A Celebration Not a Condemnation – an unofficial fringe event to the Melbourne International Flower and Garden Show.

An extensive pergola-like system of poles with netting over the cultivated beds keeps possums and birds at bay. A free-standing sink in the garden is used to wash vegetables.
Review | Fiona Harrisson | 27 Feb 2017

Garden as Education: Learning the ‘old ways’ of traditional Mediterranean food practices

A former red-brick housing commission house in the bayside suburbs of Melbourne has been transformed by Mark Dymiotis to replicate the traditional village Mediterranean practices of his heritage.

The Mojave Rock Ranch, just north of Joshua Tree National Park in the USA, is the project of Troy Williams and Gino Dreese, landscape architects and garden builders.
Review | Michael Wright and Catherine Rush | 13 Feb 2017

Mojave Rock Ranch: An arid zone jewel

Michael Wright and Catherine Rush visit a spectacular high-altitude, dry-climate garden in the south-west of the USA.

The Oudolf Field by Piet Oudolf, Hauser & Wirth Somerset, United Kingdom.
Review | Claire Martin | 28 Oct 2016

Hortus conclusus: The Oudolf Field

A horticultural postcard from Hauser & Wirth Somerset, an oasis of opportunism in a post-Brexit United Kingdom.

Wendy Whitely has for more than 20 years worked on developing a public garden, her secret garden, at Lavender Bay in Sydney.
Review | Dianne Firth | 27 Oct 2016

Wendy Whiteley and the secret garden

Dianne Firth reviews Wendy Whiteley and the secret garden, a book about the guerrilla garden that Wendy Whitely created on New South Wales State Railways land.

The Hermitage in Vaucluse, NSW designed by 360 Degrees Landscape Architects.
News | Ricky Ray Ricardo | 27 Sep 2016

Planting Dreams: Gardens in the realm of imagination

Two exhibitions currently on show at the State Library of NSW celebrate historic and contemporary Australian garden design.

Plantings designed by Piet Oudolf at Pensthorpe Nature Reserve in winter.
Review | Claire Martin | 21 Sep 2016

Oudolf Hummelo: A Journey Through a Plantsman’s Life

A review of Oudolf Hummelo: A Journey Through a Plantsman’s Life.

A plunge pool has been created from a concrete water tank craned onto the site and tiled in mosaics.
Review | Margie Fraser | 3 May 2016

A new rural: Garland Garden

In the inner-city Brisbane suburb of New Farm, Landscapology presents a compelling vision of a new-century rural garden.

The water stair as photographed in 2005.
Review | Sueanne Ware | 3 May 2016

Strangely familiar: Mount Penang Gardens

The Mount Penang Gardens are considered an enduring and radical contribution to public garden design in Australia.

A crisp plane of paving is positioned within a square of four plane trees.
Review | Ray Edgar | 3 May 2016

Zinc House

A contemporary pared-back garden that elides the distinction between gallery space and domestic living.

Lush tropical plantings at the rear of the garden are reflected on the pool’s surface.
Review | Tanya Wood | 3 May 2016

Parsley Bay Garden

This lush Sydney villa garden is enriched by a collection of bespoke artworks.

Dramatic rocks tower from Circular ponds in the water feature by artist Ashika Ostapkowicz.
Review | Anne Latreille | 3 May 2016

Mount Eliza Garden

An artful composition by landscape architects Sinatra Murphy on Victoria’s Mornington Peninsula.

Aerial view over the entire Australian Garden near Cranbourne in Victoria.
Review | Kate Gamble | 3 May 2016

The Australian Garden

A spectacular garden by Taylor Cullity Lethlean and Paul Thompson explores the Australian identity.

Looking back at the house from across the dam.
Review | Dianne Firth | 3 May 2016


Fresh Landscape Design has transformed a drought-ravaged property outside of Canberra into a resilient garden.

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