If you’d love to do something with your backyard but hate the thought of getting out the lawnmower every weekend, then here’s a great solution. Selecting ground cover plants for your Melbourne garden can give you a beautiful, low maintenance outdoor space, with no lawn mowing needed. Groundcovers are the ultimate hardy plants for the tough Australian climate. Many are drought resistant and thrive in extreme conditions, so they’re ideal for full sun or shady areas where a lawn might struggle. You’ll enjoy reduced watering with ground covers too, they’re not as thirsty as a lawn, a definite bonus for…
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If you’re investing a lot of money into your dream garden, you want to make sure you choose the right landscape gardener in Melbourne for the job. Do your homework and you can avoid budget blowouts, and ensure you get the landscape design and construction expertise you deserve. Follow these tips for choosing the right garden landscape design professional, and you should save yourself a lot of hassle. Check if they do both design and construction Some landscape gardeners specialise only in design, when it comes to building the design you’ll have to go elsewhere for the construction services. A…
At Normark we like our gardens to have a consistent pallet around the perimeter. This can be achieved in numerous ways but a cost effective and high impact solution can be installing a climber frame. It would be priority to paint all boundary fences with a dark colour exterior paint so that the green of the plants are exaggerated when growing up the mesh frame. We like to use the one plant type for the perimeter to provide an elegant backdrop for the garden.
Climbing frames can either be a steel weld mesh, timber lattice or stainless steel yachting wires. Material used will depend on the end result desired.
Have a look at some of these climbers, they look so much nicer than a plain fence.
Following on from our previous blog on heating we thought we would share some more stylish heating options. Whether you are looking for a portable heater that you can move around or something more fixed these heaters not only provide warmth but can also be a feature in your garden providing ambiance and style.