The Client’s brief was for somewhere to grow veggies, and an entertainment area which made the most of the lake views from the top of the property. 2 Macrocarpa Planter boxes for vegetables and herbs were installed close to the back gate for easy access from the kitchen. The gravel path leading up the steep [...]
The clean lines of the deck and cedar are complimented by the structural nature of the Thuya evergreens. The client asked for some evergreen planting to soften the Cedar screen. These Thuya cultivars create vertical lines to contrast the horizontally laid cedar and being evergreen are virtually maintenance free.
The client wanted a low, formal hedge to define their boundary line. Pittosporum Pom Pom was chosen for its low habit. The garden has been mulched with weedmat and gravel. The slope of the site required a retaining wall, here Cluden Schist was the client choice.
Paving a back yard means no more mowing grass and more time to enjoy your home. The client was having trouble maintaining a lawn in a shady damp corner of the garden. We dealt with the drainage issue by installing a mole drain and sump,and by completely paving the area, we have created a virtually [...]