Leucadendron 'Safari Sunset' (the shrub) is large, evergreen and open and has fantastic flowers great for cutting.

Not Australian native plants but would look good with native plants. Leucadendron 'Safari Sunset' (the shrub) is large, evergreen and open and has fantastic flowers great for cutting.

Mixing together different types of ornamental grasses always creates a visually terrific contrast in the landscape. This lovely border is a perfect example of that where decorative grasses of different colors, textures and shapes have been pleasantly combined for a long season of interest, extending to winter!

ornamental grasses mugwort (Artemisia ludoviciana) 'Silver Queen' Morning Star Sedge (Carex grayi) Curry Plant(Helichrysum italicum Lamp Polishers Grass (Pennisetum viridescens) x vervain(Verbena Bonariensis)

What a good idea.

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piet oudolf inspired garden Manchester : prairie style planting

Beautiful use of ornamental grasses. Napa retreat, CA. Matthew Millman photo found in Georgiana Design

Musk Cottage. Flinders, Mornington Peninsula. Weekender of Rick Eckersley.

It was pouring with rain the day I got to see Musk Cottage as part of the Australian Landscape Conference tour. But it was such a wonderful garden, … Continue reading →

Musk Cottage. Flinders, Mornington Peninsula. Weekender of Rick Eckersley.

It was pouring with rain the day I got to see Musk Cottage as part of the Australian Landscape Conference tour. But it was such a wonderful garden, … Continue reading →

Great textures

Koi Designed by Christopher Owen Landscape Design. Silver Medal winning garden 'Tread Lightly' at the Australian Garden Show Sydney.

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What makes an Australian garden ‘Australian’? Leslie Simpson, garden designer, and I think we’ve cracked the code. Listen here to Design Elements, where we’re discussing Australian themed gardens.

My friend would 'tease' me about pinning this one - but I love the silhouette of the teasel against the finer texture of the grasses.

May Jack Frost always tease your Teasels. Ornamental Grasses in the Peacock Garden at Great Dixter, Northiam with Teasels, Miscanthus Sinensis Malepartus, Verbascum, Aster Lateriflorus Horizontalis and Persicaria Vaccinifolium

Outdoor fire pit

THE SPIRIT OF THE PLACE

Rustic fire pit, could put this in the garden

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Australian native garden

Australian Native Garden at the Royal Botanical garden in Sydney - protractedgardenprotractedgarden

River pt3

LANDPRINTS - The Landscape Designs of Bernard Trainor He is a Monterey CA landscape designer that creates green dreamscapes of lush grasses, reflective pools, and sculpted terrain amid the drama of California grandeur. the style saloniste

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chicken wire over wood walkway prevents slipping - A Trip to the Old Moss Woman’s Secret Garden

Dampiera diversifolia An Australian native ground cover. Covered in deep blue flowers from spring to early summer. Thrives in a partly shaded position with good drainage, tolerates some dryness. Perfect for rockeries and retaining walls.

Dampiera diversifolia, a low-growing, wide-spreading groundcover I haven't seen in the US

Leaf texture plays a big role in garden design. Leaves can be fine, coarse, bold, or in between. See how the interest comes in how you mix things up.

Using Plants for Texture in Garden Design

Leaf texture plays a big role in garden design. Leaves can be fine, coarse, bold, or in between. See how the interest comes in how you mix things up.

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