The Pros And Cons Of Having A Bamboo Garden
While common in most Asian homes that have enough land surrounding it, bamboo garden are not something that you usually hear about in the American home.
Australian Coastal Style - 7 steps to achieve this look - Making your Home Beautiful
The right colours and finishes are the key for a successful Australian Coastal Style to ensure that the look is laid back and relaxed
Peter Fudge Gardens - Our Gardens
Field of Manchurian Pear - Driving through the rural timber gates, the decomposed driveway is generous and bordered by massed Pennisetum and Birch groves. …
New Zealand Tea Tree (leptospermum scoparium)
Also know as Australian Tea Tree (leptospermum laevigatum), most of the 86 different Leptospermum species make desirable garden plants and are available with white, pink or red flower shades. Cultivars range in size from 3-26 feet, so read labels carefully to avoid extra pruning. Leaves are evergreen and small. Hardiest are L. scoparium, L. lanigerum, L. liversidgei, L. polygalifolium, and L. rupestre, all of which can tolerate temperatures to -18°F; others are sensitive to frost. They…
How to choose and grow kangaroo paws - GardenDrum
Kangaroo paws have vibrant, flower colours combined with an amazing, furry texture. Here's how to choose and grow them in your home garden or in pots.
The original Colgate – Palmolive manufacturing plant built between 1920 and 1930 was converted to 110 apartments and 10 town houses with associated parking. Large areas along the waterfront were dedicated to the public as a waterfront park. The approval for the development was granted by the Land and Environment Court and the development has been praised for its sensitivity to the heritage elements of the existing buildings and their setting. The project represented a successful outcome for…
Hate Gravel Landscaping? These 10 Gardens Will Change Your Mind
With record droughts drying up large swaths of the country, homeowners are searching for landscaping alternatives that will let them look their neighbors in the eye. Though gravel landscaping is ideal in the desert, this versatile ground cover is as big a boon for homeowners in wetter climates, where gravel can prevent puddles and allows water to gradually percolate into the soil. As eco-conscious builder Stephen Shoup told Dwell magazine, “One of the challenges in green building is to not…