Diane Beddison’s private garden is a beautiful garden built around the existing mature trees and shrubs inherited from the former garden and complements the historic Victorian brick home it surrounds.
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.
Castlemaine holds a festival of gardens every two years and had 22 gardens open this year. Mossbank garden in Castlemaine was one of several highlights of the festival.
We visited a very special country garden, Jamelyn Heights Garden – Neerim East. Features near the entrance of this large country garden, included two circular hedges with curved faces and double flowering Wisteria’s inside them.
The brief was to create a fairly formal garden with a large entertaining area and a small lawn for dogs to run. It was a high priority to screen the two storey house behind with trees. The design needed to provide access between the old and new garden. Plants needed to be selected to bring Read more about Glen Iris Formal 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[…]
This beautiful and functional garden has been built around the existing mature trees and shrubs and complements the federation brick home it surrounds. Diane has designed a contemporary and functional hard landscape for the front garden; formal in style, to complement the house. Sawn bluestone was chosen to match bluestone foundations and window sills on Read more about Canterbury Semi Formal Garden[…]
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Beddison Garden Designs was a proud sponsor of this year’s Surrey Hills Music Festival held from 18-20 November 2016. The festival is an initiative of the Surrey Hills Neighbourhood Centre and their goal is to bring the community together through music. The Festival is partly funded by the City of Boroondara and generously supported by local Read more about Beddison Garden Designs Sponsors Surrey Hills Music Festival 2016[…]