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Our diary is filled with inspirational landscape design and gardening ideas

Our gardening hints and tips will help you understand how to plan, develop and maintain a garden with ease and confidence. Our diary is also filled with knowledge about plants that grow well in the varying soils of South East Queensland.

Sep2017

Green Wall Types To Enhance Your Garden

Garden Design, Garden Inspiration|

A living green wall or vertical garden can beautify and enhance your personal environment. A green wall can be positioned and built in or outdoors

Aug2017

Our Top Landscape Lighting Picks

Garden Design, Garden Inspiration, Landscape Design, Outdoor Living|

Set the mood with your landscape lighting. Outdoor lighting provides safety and security around your home. Modern LED lighting is both functional and decorative for your

Jun2017

Flower Bed Ideas

Garden Inspiration|

Winter is the perfect time to start looking for flower bed ideas. Big or small, it's time to start to conceptualise, create and construct. These

Jun2017

Planning A Garden

Garden Design|

Planning a garden is an exciting and satisfying thing to do. Winter is the perfect time to plan your garden. It's time to put pen

May2017

Creating a Subtropical Flower Garden

Garden Design, Garden Inspiration|

A subtropical flower garden will be lush, and textured. These subtropical flower garden ideas will blend with your home, and add to the indoor/outdoor flow. Native

Apr2017

Gold Coast High-Rise Gardens

Garden Design, Landscape Design|

The popularity of Gold Coast high-rise gardens is increasing. With these green additions, there is the potential to change our cityscapes. The creation of Gold

Apr2017

Bold Ideas For Your Subtropical Autumn Garden

Edible Gardens, Hints & Tips|

The Autumn Garden can create bold landscapes. With summer’s heat passed it's time to get your hands dirty. In the sub-tropics, this season is the

Mar2017

Modern Garden Design

Garden Design, Garden Inspiration, Landscape Design|

Modern garden design focuses on texture and strong geometry. Textures are reflected in hardscape and planting with modern garden design. Simple, sleek materials and bold plantings also

Mar2017

Growing a Cottage Garden on the Gold Coast

Garden Design, Garden Inspiration, Landscape Design|

A cottage garden brings memories of ‘olde English‘ gardens. The design of a cottage garden is small and compact, brimming with flowers. Even in sub-tropical areas, a cottage

Feb2017

Pool Landscaping

Garden Inspiration, Landscape Design, Outdoor Living|

Pool landscaping is a welcome improvement to any garden. Create a resort style, tropical theme and turn your pool into an oasis. Landscaping around the pool

Feb2017

How To Brainstorm A Garden Layout

Garden Design, Landscape Design|

A garden layout needs to consider different uses of areas. Begin by showing an indoor-outdoor flow with the use of a deck or patio. Different

Feb2017

Tropical Landscape Design

Garden Design, Garden Inspiration|

A tropical landscape will be lush, bright and bold. Tropical gardens are influenced by trends from different continents, from the tropical islands to the rainforest. Successful

Jan2017

Contemporary Garden Design

Garden Design, Garden Inspiration, Landscape Design|

Contemporary Garden Design embraces ‘the sleek’ look. You can enhance your patio, making it an extension of your home, with a contemporary garden design. Contemporary

Jan2017

Backyard Ideas To Revive Your Garden

Garden Inspiration, Outdoor Living|

Everyone wants a great backyard. With these backyard ideas you can create a garden to be proud of. Your backyard should be the place where

Jan2017

Japanese Garden Design

Garden Design, Landscape Design|

A Japanese garden design aims to bring peace and tranquillity. This Japanese garden celebrates the natural environment. Essential elements of a Japanese garden design are

Dec2016

An Australian Christmas Garden

Outdoor Living|

Christmas Day will be in the garden, and it looks a treat. The Christmas garden is the place where we will all meet. The patio’s

Dec2016

Outdoor Living in the Summertime

Garden Inspiration, Outdoor Living|

It's summertime – the king of all seasons for getting outdoors and living it up in your outdoor living room. The kids are on holiday,

Dec2016

Natural Pest Control Methods

Garden Care, Hints & Tips, Horticulturalist's Pick|

The natural pest control methods to outsmart garden pests!  Summer is the season when pests can be a real problem in the garden. Instead of

Nov2016

Beautiful Front Garden Ideas

Garden Design, Garden Inspiration|

Front Garden Ideas to increase your Curb Appeal Your front garden should say 'Welcome to my Home!' The layout of your front garden should increase

Nov2016

Easy and Functional Patio Trends

Garden Design, Outdoor Living|

Your summer guide to patio living Patio is a Spanish word, meaning ‘an inner court open to the sky’ This has evolved into patios that

Nov2016

Landscape Designer of the Year Award

Garden Design, Horticulturalist's Pick, Landscape Design|

Congratulations to our Director and Head Designer, Sue Bampton - Landscape Designer of the Year! This year Sue received the 2016 Landscape Designer of the

Nov2016

Simply Stunning Garden Edging Ideas

Garden Design, Landscape Design|

From natural plants to timber sleepers, we have a variety of awesome garden edging ideas! Your garden centre or hardware store will have a large

Oct2016

Water Garden Ideas and Lifestyle

Garden Design, Garden Inspiration, Landscape Design, Outdoor Living|

Creative Water Garden Ideas If you're looking for some inspirational garden ideas to incorporate into your outdoor living area then check out this video!! These

Oct2016

‘To Landscape, Or Not To Landscape?’

Garden Design, Landscape Design|

Creating a beautiful landscape around your home! ‘To landscape, or not to landscape?’ This is the question we ask ourselves when we have a new

Oct2016

Landscape Architects Gold Coast

Garden Design, Landscape Design|

Landscape Architects Gold Coast - Assisting developers across S.E. Qld Grotecs landscape architects Gold Coast have been assisting developers, builders and residential home owners with

Sep2016

Garden Design Gold Coast – Small Spaces

Garden Design, Garden Inspiration|

Garden Design Gold Coast - Dealing with Small Spaces As houses get bigger and properties smaller, it becomes more challenging to create compact, visually beautiful

Sep2016

Organic Vegetable Gardening

Edible Gardens, Hints & Tips|

Organic Vegetable Gardening Grow your own fresh and healthy organic vegetables. Organic Vegetable Gardening is the best way to grow some of your favourite vegetables

Sep2016

5 Easy Spring Garden Maintenance Tasks

Garden Care, Hints & Tips|

Achieving the perfect spring garden has never been this easy! With these 5 to-do's you'll have your spring garden under control in no time... Spring

Aug2016

What is Landscape Design?

Garden Design, Landscape Design|

What is Landscape Design? Landscape design is the analysis, planning, and design of exterior living spaces. Landscape design today integrates a wide variety of elements

Aug2016

The Economical Alternative to Natural Grass

Hints & Tips, Lawn Care|

Is it time to say 'Good-bye' to your lawn mower? An Economical Alternative to Natural Grass is Fake or Artificial Grass: You just Spread It and

Aug2016

Garden Ideas – Grow A Tea Garden

Edible Gardens, Hints & Tips, Horticulturalist's Pick|

When it comes to garden ideas, a tea garden is one of the most cost-effective and bountiful things you can add to your home. If

Aug2016

Creating Stylish Patios and Porches – Inspirational Ideas

Garden Design, Garden Inspiration, Outdoor Living|

Porches and Patios should set the scene for the style, colours and feel of your home. Does your porch offer welcoming first impressions? The porch

Jul2016

Garden Makeover – 7 Easy Steps to Transform your Garden

Garden Care, Hints & Tips|

With Spring just around the corner it is time to start planning your next Garden Makeover! If your maintenance routine is a bit haphazard and

Jul2016

Autumn Garden Ideas

Garden Care, Hints & Tips|

Autumn is a great time to come up with some new landscaping inspiration Here are a few Autumn garden ideas to get you started... Autumn is an exciting

Jul2016

Garden Design Ideas for Small Spaces

Garden Design, Garden Inspiration, Hints & Tips|

Got a small garden in need of some work? Then we've got the perfect garden design ideas for you! If you have a small place in

Jul2016

How to Make your own Terrarium

Garden Inspiration, Hints & Tips|

Have you ever wanted to create a terrarium but not sure where to start? In this article we’ll guide you on how to create your

Jun2016

Landscaping Gold Coast Style

Garden Care, Hints & Tips, Lawn Care|

Landscaping Gold Coast Style The Secret to a beautiful garden revealed! This article is for particularly for those of you who own and manage a

Jan2016

Courtyard Garden Inspiration

Garden Design, Garden Inspiration, Outdoor Living|

A Courtyard garden is the perfect solution for our smaller Gold Coast properties. Just because you have a small courtyard garden that doesn't mean it

Dec2015

Pool Landscaping

Outdoor Living|

Who doesn't love a pool? Cool and refreshing in the warm weather months, pools are a natural focal point and gathering place for your family and

Dec2015

Fences and Screens

Garden Design, Outdoor Living|

Fences and screens are necessary for providing privacy and security for our homes and families. But they don’t have to be ugly, or take away

Dec2015

Pots and Planters

Garden Inspiration, Hints & Tips|

Round, square, small, large, classic or creative – there are so many options for pots and planters, whether alone or as part of a container garden.

Nov2015

Vegetable Gardens

Edible Gardens, Garden Inspiration|

Vegetable Gardens - Quick & Easy Ideas Vegetable gardens, sometimes called edible gardens, or sustainable gardens, are not only delicious, but they are fun to