Landscape

Open Slather

Issue 53

After decades of designing to clients’ tastes, Rick Eckersley and his business partner Myles Broad have embraced the glorious luxury of impromptu experimentation and
light-hearted fun at their 10-hectare work-in-progress on the Mornington Peninsula.

Open Court

Issue 41

An innovative design blurs the boundaries between indoor and outdoor spaces – and living – in this Fairfield Hacienda.

Common Ground

Issue 52

A tree change has transformed a Gold Coast family into tenacious, community-focused farmers, and their historic barn into a hub for skill sharing workshops with local makers and artisan producers.

Dry Land

Issue 52

An unused swimming pool becomes a constantly changing tapestry of colour, form and texture.

Nature’s Mirage

Issue 51

The carefully considered landscape of Aperture House seamlessly repairs the disconnect between garden, house and neighbourhood.

Garden Habitat

Issue 14

With a growing reputation for creating gardens that draw from the beauty of the Australian landscape, what is Phillip Johnson’s own garden like? Meredith Kirton went on a trip up the mountainside outside Melbourne to take a look.

Urban Escape

The city falls away in this tranquil bushland garden only a 10-minute drive from Melbourne’s CBD.

Urban Food Street

Out in the ‘burbs of Buderim, Queensland, a neighbourhood has banded together to reinvent their streets as edible gardens.

Otherworldly Oasis

Issue 50

A collector’s bounty of “lost world” garden influences graces the new contemporary garden taking root alongside a stunning architectural renovation in one of Melbourne’s most iconic suburbs – St Kilda.

Turf Free Zone

Issue 38

The rain doesn’t fall much in California so ditching the lawn in favour of less water-hungry plants makes sense. Particularly when the replacement is as creative as this front garden.