Gardens for heritage buildings

Gardens for heritage buildings

Designing gardens for heritage buildings When designing gardens for buildings that are heritage listed, how does one start?First of all inquiring into the period is necessary to establish the context of history and culture.How do races, people form attachments to a...
Fire Pits

Fire Pits

FIRE PITS With the weather turning chilly if not downright cold, the warmth of a firepit beckons bright.A firepit is a welcome addition to a garden and it can be portable or permanent.Fire pits are popular as they can be used year round, in hot and cold weather, as a...
Gardening on nature strip

Gardening on nature strip

Gardening on nature strip Our land abounds in nature strips! It is that oft forgotten piece of land that’s just outside your property also known as the verge. The council owns it but you maintain it.Nature strips are iconic of Australian suburbia, an essential...
Fences and gates

Fences and gates

                    Gates and fences To quote Robert Frost ‘Good fences make good neighbours’. Origin of fences Fencing has a long history in the evolution of human society and of domestication. The word comes from...