Delightful Ixora’s interspersed with Liriope ‘Green Giant’ make a very low maintenance attractive landscape. Solargreen have managed and nurtured this landscape since April 2015. Call us for a quote and help your business stand out!
Author Archive | Ian Lowndes
Solargreen were invited to participate in a transformation to the frontage of a 1970’s apartment building in West End. Under a strict budget of less than $6,000 grounds were shaped, drainage installed and new gardens created.
Commenced in 2014, Solargreen Landscapes were commissioned by the University of Queensland and the Society for Conservation Biology to write background scientific and feasibility ecological reporting for a planting project to improve ecological diversity between the UQ Campus and the river. Specifically the project was targeting in-decline small bird species, to encourage existing populations at […]
Client in Clayfield wanted their pool surrounds landscaped, a playground area with circulation track and sand pit, and under their veranda area addressed to make it more useful. Work therefore undertaken in three phases over three months.
Clients wanted a flat entertaining area, set of stairs and drainage/dirt issues resolved on house surrounds. Job under $6000.
Located off Dornoch Tce Highgate Hill Solargreen has been engaged by 3 adjoining land owners to restore degraded steep land that used to have an intact canopy that was destroyed in the storms 2 years ago. In the meantime, many obnoxious weed trees and vines have sprung up, forming, for one of the residences, an […]
At 69 Vulture St West End is the BOSC- the ‘Bar of Social Consciousness’. At night you can have some great on tap beers, and during the day you can see Solargreen’s namesake- the Solar Watered Green Wall. We regularly update the info in the window, so drop by and catch up with the latest […]
What is it going to look like? Before spending money on a landscape project a visualization can help win over clients and the public, help workout any clashes or technical difficulties and communicate to clients and contractors the desired outcome. Visualization for a roundabout upgrade at the corner of Sir Fred Schonell Drive and Sir William […]
The brief– cost effective design for two tired and under used courtyard areas. Result– a new covered courtyard meeting area for Therapies building staff and students (featuring permeable paving); and a rejuvenated outdoor courtyard featuring sandstone block seating and native planting. A link block wall creates usable storage space under a building access footbridge. […]
(all images taken at one of Solargreen’s designed gardens located in West End) Love or hate your garden, chances are you are going to have to get in there to mow and somehow maintain it sooner or later. You can let it go, but you may face a back breaking task later on. Or you […]