Design

So you have decided you want to make some improvements to your home and garden, before you engage a Landscape Designer or Landscape Architect it is useful to consider what you are wanting to achieve with your landscaping. I find a good place to start is...

The brief for this Takapuna garden was to create as much flat lawn as possible for their growing family (and dogs). Low maintenance planting, native where possible, and retaining existing trees was important - as was addressing the layout of an existing driveway and drainage....

  The restraint and simplicity of Japanese gardens never goes out of fashion...

  By popular request - The Astro Bar. The Point's latest watering hole from Blake Noble. Open by appointment only.  ...

These gardens are actually world family and whilst we are not generally in to high maintenance it would be impossible not to love this place. So as we go into winter time here in NZ, a few spring time pics for you....

More up-cycling project inspiration! These chairs were so bad I don't even have the 'before' photo - but picture the first upholstery project your mum did in the 70s (sorry mum!). 40 years on these went to Trees Furniture in Newmarket (www.treesfurniture.co.nz) who respiring them,...