Phillip Smith from O2 Landscapes shares his journal Over the previous weekend, I made a trip to the Manawatu and Taranaki, in preparation for the next regional planting guide for Landscape Architecture NZ magazine. One of the Taranaki locals that I had come to see, Corokia cotoneaster ‘Paritutu’, emerges from the precipitous sides of a local landmark, [...]
The inaugural Auckland Garden DesignFest will take place on the weekend of 19 & 20 November.
Philip Smith from O2 Landscapes designs a Te Mata Peak garden using a distinctive range of plants, including species found nowhere other than on the Peak itself.
A dated 1980s’ garden received a comprehensive makeover to create a subtropical Bali-inspired outlook.
Words Soraya Nicholas Photography Thomas Law.
When the owners of this Auckland property approached landscape designer Mark Read from Natural Habitats about transforming their garden, they were busy planning renovations to their home. The house was being altered to include large sliding glass doors facing out to the courtyard, and they wanted to create a connection between the indoor and outdoor spaces.
Natural Habitats lands 27 awards at the Landscaping New Zealand awards Natural Habitats and our clients scooped up 27 awards and no fewer than six gold’s at the 2010 “Landscapes of Distinction Awards” It was a great night for Natural Habitats at the 2010 Landscaping New Zealand “Landscapes of Distinction Awards” hosted in Dunedin this [...]
http://poag.org.nz Chairman: Gary Osborne In a month’s time when the eight Auckland Councils merge into one, we will have an interesting situation. They all still have different ways of interpreting the Fencing of Swimming Pools Act 1987.