Creating a Vertical Succulent Garden


Would you like to have a colourful, drought resistant, Vertical Succulent Garden? These beautiful living intricate creations tend to go unnoticed due to their infamous family friend – the cactus. Although succulents are just as hardy as cacti, they offer a more diverse range of colours, shapes, sizes and textures depending on your preferred design

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Green Wall Types To Enhance Your Garden


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 to soften and screen ugly walls and fences. You can create a dramatic, artistic and colourful visual statement with a green wall that can be portable or fixed. There are

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Our Top Landscape Lighting Picks


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 landscape. Get Grotec to provide a detailed design of landscape lighting for you. LED means light emitting diode – an electrical component that converts electricity into light, giving lighting that

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Flower Bed Ideas


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 flower bed ideas will help you get started. There are many different shapes and styles of flower beds, paths, borders, and lawn areas, and these should fit with the surrounding

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Creating a Subtropical Flower Garden


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 plants in the subtropical flower garden are generally drought resistant. As well as lush, the subtropical flower garden can be fragrant, and, importantly, be low maintenance. The creation of a

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Modern Garden 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 have a large role to play. A modern garden design is organised around outdoor rooms, and the provision of textures that blend with the boundary lines of the scenery beyond. Neutral tones

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Growing a Cottage Garden on the Gold Coast


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 garden can be created with careful plant selection. The success of your cottage garden will depend on your plant selection, and your understanding of the prevailing conditions and microclimate of

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Swimming Pool Design


A Creative Swimming Pool Design  is a welcome improvement to any garden. Create a resort style, tropical theme and turn your swimming pool into an oasis. Landscaping around the swimming pool will also create add a luxurious feel. There are a number of regulations for pool fencing that are required by Queensland law, you can find

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Tropical Landscape Design


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 tropical landscapes will be a blend of both colours and textures. A warm, humid climate is the basic condition for a tropical landscape. The resort style tropical landscape will depend

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Contemporary Garden 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 garden design should be friendly, inviting and personalised. The indoor – outdoor flow in contemporary garden design shows a minimalist use of elements, (plants, pots, paving) with essential lighting, which is

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