Chris Slaughter details his design for the Illawong Project – a transformation from a rocky overgrown bush area to a magnificent natural area to enjoy and rest.
Chris Slaughter walks you through some of our landscaping transformations, converting neglected backyards into beautiful usable spaces with lush creative gardens, all in the middle of suburban Sydney.
This episode of Before & After showcases the possibilities when you engage a professional landscape designer, transforming an overgrown jungle in inner west Sydney into a piece of paradise.
Our work was recently featured on Best Gardens Australia at the Australian Garden Show Sydney, showing how to get creative and make the most out of smaller spaces with tips on upcycling, plant selection and more.
LANDSCAPING The need for structural piers further complicated the job, as did the restrictive thoroughfare, which made the supply of materials from the front of the house to the work site at the back problematic. Waterside wonderland Demolition to final
Outdoor living on the edge A sloping block was a creative landscape challenge, writes Catherine Nikas-Boulos Courtyards come in all shapes and sizes. Think city-fringe small to suburban sprawl, but what about a vertical drop? A cliff face is not
At One with Nature Whether enjoying the treetop views or meandering through the water-side garden, you feel connected to the natural world in this special place. On the upper level there is a large dining setting positioned beneath a custom-built
A Space for enjoyment From the house, one is welcomed into the sunken entertaining area containing a day bed framed by dark bamboo, a custom made outdoor kitchen, dining and lounge area. The Details Trees: Aloe Tree Aloe barberae
CONTEMPORARY TUSCAN Upon arrival at the property one is instantly transfixed by the way the home and garden are woven together. The path gently leads to a magnificent set of floor to ceiling wrought iron gates which support a beautiful