Modern cottage garden with edibles to forage and massive kids playspaces!
Blackburn project completed November 2016. Design and plantscaping completed by Inspiring Landscape Solutions.
- to create a practical and playful garden for a young family complimenting their newly renovated modern home;
- incorporation of areas for the kids to play cricket and also be able to cycle along the pathways;
- having an outdoor kid entertaining area complete with a hand painted mural;
- consideration of the council’s regulatory requirements for planting and significant tree protection;
- to emphasise the feel of a cottage garden for the 1300 SQM garden area;
- to build in use of sculptural elements and artwork; and
- to incorporate edibles into the planting palette have have a dedicated area.
- heavy use of cottage and perennial planting;
- some feature roses reflecting the children’s names;
- wide range of materials and textures bringing it all together!;
- some hidden pockets within the garden to encourage the children to explore a garden full of character and discovery;
- a child friendly and practical vegetable patch and mini fruit orchard; and
- the massive chicken coop!
Design executed well!
Date: November 1, 2016
Skills: Artwork Selection, Colour Selection - exterior &/or interior, Design Implementation, Garden Maintenance, Landscape Construction, Landscape Design, Main Portfolio, Material Selection, Mural, Plant Selection, Water features