Features

  • More Than Just A Faux Par

    There’s a saying that goes: “Fake it till you make it”, but why not make it to fake it? The use of faux stone in landscape construction has come a long...

  • Dare To Be Different

    Garden Features – something unusual in the garden or something that’s used in an unusual way. Right? Unfortunately, the average weekend warrior doesn’t get it, dashing to the nearest big-box hardware...

  • Composite Decking

    Decking extends the living space of a home and increases its value. It can be used to complement internal flooring and form a natural flow from indoors to outdoors. With a...

  • Add Value To Side Passages

    The side passage of any home is usually an ugly area used for garbage bins, storage, that future project, the kids’ pushies and our summertime toys such as canoes and paddleboards....

  • The Landscape Apprentice

    Traditionally, workplace training was primarily conducted by way of an apprenticeship; the master and apprentice arrangement being long held as the best approach to training. Since times of antiquity this arrangement...

  • Bringing Back The Bush

    As towns and suburbs continue to expand, Australians are becoming increasingly aware of the need to somehow maintain biodiversity. Many believing that in our increasingly urbanised lifestyle, we can’t just be...

  • The Gardens of Eating

    A recent study by the Australian Institute found that 52 per cent of Australian households grew something edible in their backyards, with another 13 per cent intending to start planting in...

  • External Feature Walls

    Just like their internal counterparts, external feature walls can create a true sense of style and distinction. A feature wall can help break up a big space to create a cosy...

  • Closing the Circle

    Recycling has been seen as a sustainable part of the design and construction of landscapes for more than a decade now as the emphasis on environmental sustainability has gone mainstream. Recycling...

  • Budget Landscaping

    Does Budget Landscaping mean: our business targets a certain target market? We do a cheap job? We use the cheapest of materials? Because our customers have champagne taste and beer money,...

  • Outdoor Spring Cleaning

    Spring has sprung, the grass has riz, it’s time to source some landscape biz. Well that’s not quite how the saying goes but at this time of year it’s appropriate because...

  • Finished Concrete Paul Kirkpatrick

     In 1824, Joseph Aspdin patented Portland cement in England and the rest is history! Concrete has risen to be the most plentiful man-made material on earth, carrying its strength on the...