About Us

OUTDOOR CREATIONS’ founder and senior designer, David Kirkpatrick, has an eminent background in landscape design and project management.

David heads a team of fabulous landscape architects. David is asked for regular radio interviews and provided expert advice on Network Ten’s morning program.

David studied at Burnley Horticultural College and Oakleigh School of Horticulture and has held positions such as, Landscape Coordinator for Melbourne University and the Park Curator for Heide Park and Art Gallery.

David has received numerous awards and earned much recognition since founding his own landscape design business in 1982. He also served as Vice President of the Victorian Landscape Industries Association.


David has won numerous awards including:

  • Best use of Water in the Landscape.
  • Highly Commended for two landscape projects.
  • Best Landscape Design for a residential property.
  • Best use of Water in the Landscape.
  • Australian Achiever Awards – High Commendation.


David Kirkpatrick Guest Speaker at this years SPASA show in Melbourne.

Melbourne’s Leading Outdoor Landscape Design Company

OUTDOOR CREATIONS is a Melbourne based multi award winning Landscape design company. You can rely on us to be the best at what we do because;

  • We have over 30 years of experience in landscape design because we know how to listen to you.
  • Outdoor Creations are designed to be timeless, blend with the architecture, and are a joy to everyone who sees them.
  • Outdoor Creations are environmentally responsible, functional and beautiful.
  • By working closely with you, and where appropriate, your architect, the director, David Kirkpatrick and the team at Outdoor Creations have a commitment that your garden is a fabulous reflection of your own enchantment that also adds value over and above what you spend. The end product is a garden to be proud of and the envy of others
  • Outdoor Creations are Multi award winners and receive huge recognition in the Landscape design fraternity, David Kirkpatrick is the former Vice president of the LIAV and lectures extensively at Melbourne University as well as other public venues. A qualified SGA member)
  • The Outdoor Creations team are passionate about creating garden spaces that you will fall in love with and want to use all the time whether you are looking for calming and restorative, or a stunning modern utopia.
  • Our holistic and professional services include Landscape Architects, Swimming Pool Landscapes, Water Landscapes, Back Yard and Front Yard Garden Design, Corporate Landscapes, School Landscapes, Playgrounds and Rooftop Gardens.

Outdoor Creations and David Kirkpatrick in the media

Channel 10

David Kirkpatrick and Stephanie Alexandra talk kitchen gardens

All great pools & landscapes start with a great design.

Outdoor Creations is a  multi-award winning landscape design company with 30 year’s experience.

We will give you a garden that is beautiful, functional and environmentally responsible, that compliments the existing architecture and reflects your tastes and lifestyle because it will be your garden.

You deserve to have a garden that you are proud of, and that is the envy of others.

All the components of your landscape, including entertaining/alfresco area, pool (if you are having one), spa, decking and/or paving, water features, sculptures, and, of course, the plants, will all fit seamlessly together, like a fabulous jigsaw.

Our first mission is to listen to you, after all, this is your Heaven that we are creating. We then apply our multi award winning expertise, to design your garden in a way that is reflective of you, blends seamlessly with your architecture and is stunning for others to view.  A premium garden you will be proud of.

Whatever  the size of the space you want landscaped – inner city courtyard, rooftop garden, residential garden, large acreage, multi-unit developments, school landscapes or corporate spaces, we will come up with design spaces that work for you, that are fulfilling, useful, practical and a joy to be in and admire. Contact us now to start your distinctive landscape project.


"David from Outdoor Creations created a complex garden that was the perfect marriage for the front of the house,  and the rear, it turned out to be amazing !! David advised us against creating a fashion statement. So glad he did as this garden will still be stunning in 20 years’ time"

Tutungi from Glen iris October 13, 2016