Australian style

(native gardening) Gorgeous mix of Mediterranean and California native plants in this low-water landscape designed by Arleen Ferrara of Satori Garden Design. This is like the California version of Beth Chatto's dry garden in the UK.


Lochiel Park - behind the fence. Can anyone identify the silver leafed shrubs and the taller green shrubs behind the kangaroo paws?

round pavers

Mixed foliage shapes - using succulents & others. Louise and Martin McIntosh — The Design Files

different heights

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lovely levels

Garden sculpture by Joost, garden design by Grantham Clayford and wooden pathway by J B Elliot. Production – Lucy Feagins/The Design Files.


The Design Files x The Planthunter - Birchgrove garden. Simple sandstone stepping-stones lead from the house through the garden. An angels trumpet tree (Brugmansia spp.) hangs over the pathway, with beautiful scented blooms in summer.

wisteria covered pergola

I would love to walk under this gorgeous canopy and allow the dense foliage provide cool shade during the warmer months, then as the weather cools and the leaves fall, the winter sun is allowed to penetrate. The flowers are highly scented.

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