Mica Grange was also part of the Castlemaine Garden Festival. Much of the property is quite open, with good use made of existing rocks and uninterrupted views of the surrounding countryside. The owner specialises in creating core-ten metal art work which is displayed in the garden.
I was asked to design an Australian native garden. An important aspect of the client brief was for the driveway and all paths to be solid to avoid any stones entering the house. We agreed on concrete exposed aggregate as better aesthetically than concrete and more cost effective than paving. Timber side fences provide privacy Read more about Brunswick Australian
The brief was to create a simple native front garden which would attract plenty of birds, provide some privacy and become a relaxing space. Tuscan toppings were used for the driveway and curved paths. The homeowner enjoys a wide range of Australian plants including Western Australia species. Plant selection included Eucalyptus caesia ’Silver Princess’, Banksia Read more about Northcote Australian Native Garden[…]