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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
After an extension to the house which included a large back deck, Lisa and Rob were left looking at a backyard that could only be described as a bit of an eyesore. Years of poor drainage had left them despairing. The low lying Tarragindi yard is hit regularly in summer with downpours turning it into […]
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 […]
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 […]
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. Here 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 […]
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!
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 […]