Warwick Solar Farm Vegetative Buffer Tree Planting (2)

Warwick Solar Farm- Planting 30,000 trees

Some of the 30,000 trees and shrubs to be planted around the Warwick Solar Farm. Work has started on the planting of a vegetative buffer around the Warwick Solar Farm. In total 30,000 trees and shrubs will be planted around a 5.5km perimeter. The trees and shrubs being planted outside of the perimeter fence. Planting […]

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Lowndes Landscapes Real St After (13)

Softscape my Swimming Pool!

The nineties, so many good things, grunge music, Nirvana etc however it was also the age of the bush rock swimming pool…while the large rock mulch look may have been considered stylish in its day, over time the rock surrounds have become tired and the heat of the rocks has prevented anything growing but the […]

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Easy Architectural Raised Beds

Raised beds are not only a great way to grow your own food, they can be an attractive focal point for any garden. Using some simple principles they can be adapted to any space. Just to recap here are some advantages of traditional raised beds: Save your back, no crouching down, sit on your bench […]

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Making a Small Space Work

The owners of this small backyard in Corinda were so bored with their over grown garden they were keeping the blinds closed just so they didn’t have to look at it! Their request was to create an interesting space that gave them back more lawn area for their two small dogs, plus to have a […]

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The decomposed granite path is great for games and passive enjoyment of the garden.

Nature Play Playground

This week I revisited a job from 12 months ago. The client brief was to create a play space for two young boys, with plenty of scope for active and imaginative play, as well as an area that was great for gardening. Happily it has all worked out, today the playground area is used and […]

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The lakes fountains make an impressive backdrop.

UQ time machine- 12 months worth of growth!

In March 2016 Lowndes Landscapes were commissioned by the University of Queensland Sustainability and the Society for Conservation Biology UQ Chapter to plant a small bird friendly habitat surrounding the Conifer Knoll Car Park. The images below were taken in March 2016, planting commenced in May and was completed in June 2016. So in the […]

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Lowndes Landscapes Fairfield Road (15)

Cindy’s Place, Fairfield

Total Landscape Transformation! Use the before and after scroll bar to see the transformation of this garden site in Fairfield. With a modest budget the entire site has been re-profiled to create a low maintenance garden space incorporating a vegetable garden, flower beds, herb gardens, fruit trees, native screening trees, flat lawn event space, fire […]

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Landscaping, the best value home improvement!

Out of all the common improvements home owners make to improve the resale value of their home, research shows the right landscaping can give you the greatest return. ┬áHere we present a series of articles and papers that show for your dollar return, landscaping, particularly in the front yard and on the street are great […]

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