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Melbourne Garden and Landscape Design of a Modern House. Use of native grasses, flaxes and perennials

Do you want to learn what it takes to create the perfect outdoor space? A space that you love to look …

Planting detail. Landscape design Melbourne by Inspiring Landscape Solutions

Roses

November 19, 2019
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My association with roses goes back to my childhood.  For me, it was the distinctive perfume of the rose that my …

Planting detail. Landscape design of a Vermont South property by Melbourne company Inspiring Landscape Solutions

Jasmines – love them to bits!  Have a look around right now and they should be at their flowering best.  I’m …

Urban food garden. Sustainable gardening. Landscape design Melbourne by Inspiring Landscape Solutions

The most important thing to do in spring for your productive garden is planting. It is a task that will pay …

Aphids on helleborus. Landscape design Melbourne by Inspiring Landscape Solutions

With spring well underway, I’m sure you’ve come across them.  Swarms of soft bodied insects swarming around and eventually ruining your …

Planting detail. Garden rejuvenation of a Vermont South property in Melbourne by Inspiring Landscape Solutions

Propagating succulents Succulents are one of the easiest of plants to propagate!  Depending on the species of succulent, they can grown …

Plating detail. Landscape design Melbourne by Inspiring Landscape Solutions

Given that spring is around the corner, I thought of writing up on this topic as a value add so that …

Urban food garden. Sustainable garden design. Corten vegetable planters.Landscape design Melbourne by Inspiring Landscape Solutions

What is it? What does “productive garden design” mean for me, personally? Is it a garden with a vegetable patch?  Maybe …

Vegetable patch. Garden rejuvenation of a Vermont South property in Melbourne by Inspiring Landscape Solutions

Given that spring is not that far off, I thought of writing up on this topic as a value add so …

Courtyard garden design. Landscape design by Inspiring Landscape Solutions

Water features in your garden Water features are perfect for large gardens as well as for small courtyards. They will transform …

Hello, I’ve pulled together some features that a home-office should have, in my view.  Yes it’s plant based of course, as …

Hello, I’ve pulled together some features that a home-office should have, in my view.  Yes it’s plant based of course, as …

Choosing the right tree for your garden. Melbourne Garden and Landscape Design

Role of a tree A tree is a key piece in your garden framework.  Depending on the tree of choice, it …

What sort of sounds? What does “sounds in the garden” mean for me, personally? Is it the rustle of leaves and …

People are attracted to movement in the garden.   It creates an interest of all sorts.  Here are some of my tips …

Thought I’d quickly share some of my gardening tips for getting your garden ready this summer.  Every keen gardener I know …

Melbourne Garden and Landscape Design of a Modern House. Use of native grasses, flaxes and perennials

Bluestone – what is it? Bluestone is not a geological term but refers to different types of stone depending on which …

Thought it may be worthwhile doing a writeup of the main questions I get asked about paving. Hawthorn East – granite …

Trellises or frames are probably one of the more useful structures to be considered in garden design.  Why? They add a …

Why?   Gardens are where growth energy gets created and nurture.  It is as important for your garden to attract good …

With working lives becoming busier and its becoming more expensive to travel to an oasis, why not create a home oasis …

LOL.  Well that’s my reaction.  I just have never liked artificial plants.  I love that modern tech has made them almost …

Monstera Madness

April 10, 2018
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What’s so popular about it? The Monstera deliciosa plant is a non native that’s getting popular again.  And for good reason.  …

Best practice   It is our practice to organise a site meeting for the initial consultation, so that we can visualise …

Garden artwork. Garden rejuvenation of a Doncaster property in Melbourne by Inspiring Landscape Solutions

With everything getting smaller these days, how do we get the most from our outdoor areas without feeling claustrophobic? Design Tips! …

Camberwell garden design in Melbourne by Inspiring Landscape Solutions

A retaining wall using sleepers are not difficult to install and can definitely be attempted by any DIYer with a bit of …

It’s a must have!   In our garden designs, an irrigation system is one of the things we insist that our …

We get asked this a lot so we’ve decided to clarify a few urban myths on this topic.  Specifically, how people …

The rare occurrence Occasionally, we meet clients who are well researched and have a reasonably good idea of what they want …

Helleborus flower range of colours from white to yellows, pinks, burgundy and black

Hellebores or winter roses are definitely one of my favourites! The onset of some cooler weather and some cooler nights encourage …

Motivation Adding value to your property with effective landscaping is easy to achieve if you follow a few simple rules. Whether …

Well its nearly spring and if you’ve not been blessed with the delights of flowering buds from your fruit trees, you …

Melbourne Garden and Landscape Design of a Modern House. Use of native grasses, flaxes and perennials

Ensure that your instant turf receives plenty of water, the turf should be moist but not wet. Depending on the season …

Spring is nearly here!  I can’t wait to see my garden awaken although I’ve thoroughly enjoyed the winter display thus far.  …

Staging for sale Sprucing up the outdoors shouldn’t be ignored when preparing your home for potential buyers. Here are 8 key …

Bromeliads

March 28, 2017
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Coming from the tropics I love colour and a lush green look.  There are many that tick these boxes but I …

Parveen, Author at Inspiring Landscape Solutions