This is the fifth article of a series of short pieces for landscapedesign.co.nz in which I look at current trends and ideas in garden design. There is a lot of intensively mown grass in New Zealand–road berms, parks and reserves, garden lawns and various types of ‘unused land’–even if we exclude sports pitches. Most of […]
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Christchurch’s magnificent grand old trees have inspired a trio of multi-award winning British designers to design a second conceptual garden for the 2013 Ellerslie International Flower Show. The Sometimes you need to see what’s above you garden by Britain’s Garden Designer of the Year Andrew Fisher Tomlin, emerging garden designer Tom Harfleet and his artist […]
Landscape design and construction case study by O2 Landscapes The section of coastline that this house is located upon is a good example of the diversity of ecologies that characterises New Zealand’s flora. It shares many similarities with southeastern Australian ecologies, include a subtlety that sits well with many of our beliefs on planting design. Geologically, […]
By Wally Richards New Zealand has a vast array of native plants which many New Zealand gardeners sometimes take for granted, as they are very common in their homeland. Overseas, many of our indigenous plants are well sort after and considered prized processions. I remember several years ago Kew Gardens contacting me to assist in […]
Subalpine scrub and dry grasslands serve as the basis for the planting at this Tekapo garden. By Philip Smith from o2 Landscapes.
Prorata has been selected as one of only 20 exhibitors in the 2013 World Landscape Art Expo in China.
The inaugural Auckland Garden DesignFest will take place on the weekend of 19 & 20 November.