'Outdoor Living' Garden
Doubleview - September 2010
Design by Loretta Kearnan -
Think Green Landscapes
is designed to take advantage of the
naturally sloping front yard and verge. Terraces are used in the
garden to create a variety of levels which are accentuated by the
range of earthy natural materials.
It is a
front yard space so some fencing and informal hedge screening was
included in the design to create a sense of privacy to the outdoor
Recycled & milled Jarrah is used for the decking, terraces are
formed using natural Tamala
limestone and other surfaces include stabilised Summerstone fines
gravel and a small feature area of Sir Walter softleaf buffalo lawn.
The garden is filled with edibles and flowering perennials framed by
a few small deciduous trees including Cercis Forest Pansy, one of
the best deciduous small trees for Perth.