No-Mow frontage, West End

This residence in West End wanted a native garden frontage and yard that replaced the awkward hard to mow and maintain grass areas with something special. Exclusively using tubestock and native cultivars, the grass areas have gone completely, leaving a no mow low water use front garden that uses endemic plants only. Not only will […]

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Home Grown Habitats- how to surround your home in our Regional Landscapes

South east Queensland is home to a diverse and stunning array of habitats and plant communities, from rainforests to mountain heaths, coastal communities and everything in-between. While bush regenerators and landcare groups use commercial tubestock plants to repair and restore these communities, did you know you can use these same plants to recreate these re-wilding […]

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Mid Century Modern garden

Set in the ‘Beverly Hills’ of Moorooka, this late 1960’s mid century house exudes the charm and optimism typical of it’s age. The clients approached with a specific design brief- to create a modern garden that would reflect the innovative nature of the original house design. Furthermore the client had a preference for native, and […]

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One garden, four turf types!

For many people choosing the right turf type is a big decision. A professional garden designer can help you make your way through this ‘green maze’. In short all turf types have a use in the right place. Here, in an architecturally designed house in Fairfield, came a site that used all four types. Turf […]

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A greener footpath

With the BCC now allowing verge planting, my client, who runs a highly rated ecology based architectural practice, needed a safe and clear pedestrian access way through their planted verge. The solution came by using galvanized steel edging to build up a level path and installing Tiff Tuff sports turf, a hard wearing and shade […]

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Warwick Solar Farm Planting

To fulfill a development condition to plant a visual buffer around their solar farm, the University of Queensland commissioned Lowndes Landscapes to plant 30,000 tubestock trees at their solar farm at Sladevale, just outside of Warwick on the Southern Darling Downs, Queensland. The trees and shrubs are a mixture of local endemic species consisting of […]

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Sandstone Crazy Paving v Corten Steel

Local materials come to the fore in this Yeeronga landscape. Cut sandstone crazy paving has been combined with corten steel edging, hoop pine mulch and indigenous plants to make an authentic landscape. Helidon sandstone is recognized as some of the best in the world and is scoured less than two hours drive from Brisbane. Corten […]

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