Deciding to build a swimming pool is a worthwhile, yet big investment. Since the pool will occupy a large section of your backyard, it’s important to do some pre-build planning to ensure you get the best pool design for you and your family – for once the plans are in place it can be costly…Details
Having a backyard swimming pool is a dream that more and more Australians are turning into a reality. If you are considering adding a pool to your home then here are seven elements you should consider which will ensure that your pool fits in seamlessly with the natural surroundings, preventing it from looking like some…Details
Our ‘Mosman’ project has been chosen as the Eco Outdoor ‘Project of the Month’. This stunning harbour view garden was designed, constructed and is currently maintained by the Harrison’s team. Key features include the asymmetrical layout of the garden, a stunning wet-edge pool, outdoor kitchen and of course the Bluestone tiling from Eco Outdoor.
The Aussie outdoor living area has always played an important role when it comes to hosting family and friends. And to ensure the next backyard event you host, whether it’s a laid back dinner, barbeque or children’s party ticks all the boxes, we’ve put together a list of seasonal outdoor entertainment ideas that will keep both adults and children entertained.Details
Creating a pool that’s sympathetic and actually compliments the garden is tricky, but when it all comes together a pool gives you the opportunity to add an amazing element to your garden. A swimming pool is such a dominant feature of most residential gardens that it influences the entire garden design. Here’s some swimming pool…Details
Timber is one the best ways to soften and warm a cold concrete balcony. We often use Australian hardwoods in our balcony garden designs to create built in bench seats, timber decks and privacy screens. There’s a few reasons why timber is a great option for balconies and rooftop gardens:Details
Issue number 12.2 of Backyard & Garden Design Ideas has kindly featured our Mosman project on the front cover and a fantastic article inside titled ‘Working the Angles’ by Karen Booth. If you’d like to check out the full details for this project click here.
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Here’s a simple and effective way to construct a timber raised veggie garden that will be the envy of the neighborhood and provide you with loads of delicious produce. What you will need for the job: 7 x Treated pine timber sleepers – 50mm x 200mm x 2400mm Box of 75mm galvanised timber screws 1…Details
As the traditional big backyard is downsized and more people move into units and apartments a growing need for creative rooftop garden design has emerged. Not only are rooftop gardens great for the environment, they also transform an often unused space into a beautiful garden for all to enjoy. A lot of planning and careful…Details
We completed this project in Palm Beach just before Christmas for Michael Cooke Garden Design. The thing I love most about my job is revisiting our projects and seeing the gardens grow. For this project overlooking Pitterwater, we craned in a massive Cabbage Tree Palm and a beautiful pink Frangipani to the rooftop garden above the…Details