Influenced by the many lush tropical gardens in the coastal neighbourhood and overseas. Tropical plants are also amazingly hardy. It also helps that Bilgola is full of red volcanic soil so everything grows really well!
The importance of verticals in a garden can be undermined with plants that are too thin at their base. Choosing the correct plant for establishing a broad presence while retaining height and colour is ideal.
Outdoor shower/water day for kids.Could easily be made with hollow box uprights, run the water tube through one and the top hollow box with a PVC tube that you drill holes in for the water to run out. Faux paint it to look like copper, really pretty easy.
Pondless Backyard Fountain Pond and Waterfall. Even without the fountain, which in Az will grow algae like nobody's business, I think the idea of softening up the patio with a little rock garden with plants mixed in.