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Monthly Archives: March 2013

An Artists Garden by the Beach

A small enchanting seaside garden struggles with the environment and poor soil. The indoors of my home is nicely juxtaposed  with colours, textures and moods of the outdoors. Garden and floor meet at the same level creating a feeling of living both indoors and outdoors at the same time with only a pane of glass between. The yellow of the curtains and the yellow of the Diosmas complement the purple bridge and  purple native Hibiscus. Continue reading

Coastal Gardens

 Two of my favourite landscape design projects are gardens I have created in Barwon Heads and Ocean Grove. Coastal gardens have their own unique challenges, being salt laden winds and poor, sandy soils, therefore, sensitive design combined with correct plant selection is crucial to create a successful coastal garden.

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