An ex-rental in Auckland’s Beach Haven with a once-tired weatherboard exterior has been transformed into a modern bohemian dream In a nutshell Who lives here? Amanda Fitzsimmons (full-time mum and stylist/artist for Rococo and Rose), husband Tim (portfoli
Rooftop garden of Owen Harris - North East corner of the balcony. To the left, Ficus longifolia ‘Ali’, and in the far corner, Cussonia spicata (tall tree with trunk). Outdoor dining setting by TAIT. The Design Files
Shed Plans - Great concept! The added height on the walls for privacy and the use of the same material for a storage shed or whatever this enclosed area might be used for. Now You Can Build ANY Shed In A Weekend Even If You've Zero Woodworking Experience!
Concrete herb planters elevate plants resulting in a more dramatic visual impact and allow a garden where it was not possible before, like on the back patio. Best of all, harvest herbs without bending or stooping for each snippet. Photo – Annette O’Brien
maybe we step down into the further patio area beyond the hot tub and enclose it with some kind of short wall like this - Patio designed by Australian firm, Peter Fudge Gardens. Also love the fire bowl
Back in late 2011 when I wanted a plant screen between our patio area and our neighbour's back yard, I decided on using fast-growing bamboo. Bamboo can make great visual screens, but one of the concerns many people have about planting b.