Is there a place in the world you like or would like to travel to for a relaxing holiday? How about you give yourself easy access to a slice of that paradise right on your property by transforming your garden into your favourite destination?
If you want a destination-themed landscape design that is luxurious and perfect for entertaining, the following are great ideas for you to apply or use as inspiration.
If you love the beauty and mystique of Bali, you can achieve the same atmosphere for your garden by incorporating elements such as tropical plants (flowers like bougainvillea and hibiscus, short palm trees, rainforests ferns, and lots of bamboo), large clay jars, teakwood decks, and statues of Buddha. You could also put in a pond with live koi, stepping stones, Balinese lanterns, and Balinese handicrafts like intricate wood carvings and weavings. To further infuse the feel of a travel vacation, set up a hammock and low day beds on the deck. All of these together will feel both lush and serene. (more…)
Working with a small space propels people to be more innovative. As such, if you have a garden that’s rather small for the usual landscape design ideas, don’t be discouraged or believe that you cannot achieve a completely visually satisfying look for it. With a bit of of creativity, you can achieve maximum style for your little outdoor retreat — and you can even do this without busting your budget.
To launch the transformation of the small patch of green in your Sydney property, here are six small garden design ideas that will easily turn your cute front yard or backyard into your family’s favourite spot for relaxation and entertaining:
Everything is expensive these days, even our time costs us money. The good news is that by starting a vegetable garden in your backyard, you could start saving on both in a matter of weeks!
Food happens to be one of our greatest expenses, so it kind of makes sense to use the space you’ve got at home to grow your own crops, saving you on costly grocery bills every month. A vegetable garden is not only economically smart, but is a healthier way of life.
Incorporating a modern water feature into your backyard design can be one of the most exciting things about a professional garden make over. Water features are a fantastic way to add another tranquil, calming element to your outdoor space whilst giving a modern and natural feel to your overall design.
Why is it important to create a peaceful outdoor space?
You backyard or outdoor space often becomes an extension of your home and can be an important part of your living space. This space can become your retreat, a little piece of quiet, calm paradise that offers a refuge from a hectic house, job or just a hectic life. (more…)
A little garden and greenery is good for us, especially in apartment or small space living. If you’re interested in edible gardening it can also be a great money saver if you grow your own herbs or vegies.
Yes it’s winter, yes it’s cold! That doesn’t mean you should sit idly in front of the TV, as your outdoor entertaining area goes to waste! Bring the warmth back by introducing an outdoor eating area to your backyard! It’s easier than you might think and could dramatically change the way you use your backyard.
In Australia, we like our big iconic monuments. From the Big Banana to the Big Koala, we are proud of our Aussie culture. And what’s more iconic to the modern Australian Backyard than the humble Australian Deck? No true blue backyard is complete without one. It is important you choose a design and materials that are going to survive whatever conditions are thrown at it. So here is a brief guide to designing your very own Great Australian Deck.
While the leaves change with autumn, perhaps it’s time to think about changing up your outdoor living area too. If you’re looking to modernise your outdoor space, here are some simple ideas and ways to update your backyard landscape.
Autumn has most definitely settled in and while the darker and greyer weather can be disheartening, May is the perfect time to reassess and revamp your garden with the latest design trends! Here are five trends that you might want to try to help modernise your outdoor space.