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Outdoor Creations Winter garden guide

Outdoor Creations Winter garden guide

Its winter planning time. Time to get out and prepare things for the spring burst If you have sufficient water storage you can plant some bright camellias, showy azaleas, I say water storage is important, because don’t be fooled by this wet water. All the boffins who...

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Are school grounds important?

Are school grounds important?

Absolutely and far too often are simply relegated to the external area for children to let off steam or provide places to eat. Studies have repeatedly demonstrated that a simulating outdoor environment enhances cognitive development, physical coordination and even...

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What you don’t see that makes the difference

What you don’t see that makes the difference

Engaging an inexperienced or unqualified Landscape designer or contractor can be often be a recipe for some very wasteful and expensive work that ultimately will have to be replaced, resulting in you paying far, far more than if you had had the correct advice from the...

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Permits for your home and renovations

Permits for your home and renovations

Council’s planning departments are often considered as self-employment centres, creating a myriad of paper work, ever changing rules and regulations to be complied with that all require payments to be fulfilled on. But without the rules and regulations and associated...

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Practicalities of Landscape Design

Practicalities of Landscape Design

How often is the laundry located on the east or even worse the south side of the house? The Architect having absolutely no thought for the owner, but rather he or her focused entirely on the look. The owner, invariably the woman, is then left to having to lug the...

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Ongoing Maintenance

Ongoing Maintenance

I like to go back some time later and visit the sites we have transformed from a weed ridden paddock to a landscape masterpiece that is vibrant to look at and I know that if taken care of will provide years of pleasure and usability. Some of these gardens we create...

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Drainage

Drainage

Drainage is one of the most critical things that is so often left out of garden construction. This can often be for two reason, either the contractor has not the necessary knowledge or design on where why and how to correctly install the drainage layout, or secondly...

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