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Moorooka backyard/front yard

Comprehensive construction of front and back yards. Clients were frustrated by dirt entering the house down the driveway and wanted low maintenance front and back gardens. Front garden used corten steel edging, drainage gravel, timber terracing and drip irrigation. Tropical planting in the south facing shade areas with more hardy natives graduating to the road […]

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Concrete to Turf

100% Concrete! This small (less than 300m2 block) West End yard was 100% concrete… except a washing line, that broke someone’s arm. No other features! So levels were taken (tape measure, spirit level and string line). The back retaining wall height and excavation depth were determined by the level at the bottom of the stairs, […]

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Edging breaks up the edge, gavel makes a maintenance free edge while protecting the house from termites.

Frontage face-lift

With a simple picture saved from a magazine, Lowndes Landscapes worked with the client to adapt and deliver this classic landscape concept. Timber edging combined with deep gravel and garden areas to break up and redefine this house frontage. Tiny retaining laws create an optical illusion of infinity edged lawns looking downhill. Lawn areas have […]

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Riverbank Restoration St Lucia Apartments

A big thanks to the body corporate of Macquarrie units in being proactive in eradicating infestation of Mother in law’s tongue (Sansevieria species) from the Brisbane River bank at St Lucia. Lowndes Landscapes were engaged to remove and restore the area. Coir logs, jute matting and weephose irrigation combined with native plants Dianella caerulea, Dianella […]

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Tarragindi Landscape Transformation

Total landscape transformation. My clients finished the build on a post war renovator, with just the softscape to go. The brief- turf the verge, screen and soften the retaining wall (and associated 600 wide concrete cantilevered footing), create something interesting (but low maintenance) for guests to look at when arriving, help with the weed choked […]

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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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Highgate Hill Rain Forest Restoration

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 […]

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2016 Solargreen BOSC (8)

BOSC Window Display

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 […]

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