Landscape

Rocking Rooftop

Issue 47

There’s a meadow growing on the roof of a 1950s apartment block in East St Kilda, and it’s changing the lives of the residents.

Return to Buena Vista

Issue 45

This idyllic property on the NSW coast is now in the hands of a fourth generation and they are passionately forging a new era for the farm.

Pride of Tassie

The inspirational nursery in Tasmania that has been key to rehabilitating much of the island’s landscape is going strong after 25 years.

A Friendly Face

Issue 44

A robust concrete and timber house in Toorak is wedded to its steeply sloping site by a bold terraced garden, which softens hard architectural edges and creates a friendly front entrance via a lush veggie patch-come-orchard.

Mr Cactus

Issue 42

Who doesn’t love a spectacular cactus collection? We visited one of the best on the long, hot highway out of Dubbo.

Room With A View

Issue 39

Designed in tandem with new outbuildings, this rich and complex garden plays a central part in the life of the house. And vice versa.

Inherited Passion

Issue 44

After 25 years in the business, green wall designer and builder Mark Paul has used all of his specialist plant knowledge to transform his own sandstone-based garden.

Evolving Beauty

Issue 40

This lush seaside garden is thriving after only a year despite its dry climate and starting point of sandy soil. The key, as ever, was having a great foundation …

Via Palm Springs

Issue 48

There are two contrasting gardens at this Sydney address: in front, a grove of eucalypts shelters a calm, grey-green space, while behind the house, a riotous explosion of colour enhances the Palm Springs vibe.

Retro Zen

Issue 49

The classic division between in and out-of-doors falls away in this tranquil north-facing dwelling, where the owners’ twin love for Japanese aestheticism and 1950s modernism led the design.