Category Archives: Coastal Gardens
6 Questions You Must Ask Yourself Before Re-Designing Your Home’s Landscaping

  Generally, redesigning your landscape involves choosing features of landscaping and incorporating them into the perfect design. You want a landscape that will last for years, so get ready to invest some time. Ask yourself these 6 questions before you re-design your home’s landscaping. Do you understand your yard? To begin with, the landscaping design … Continue reading 6 Questions You Must Ask Yourself Before Re-Designing Your Home’s Landscaping

10 Reasons The Murraya Paniculata is perfect for your next Gold Coast Landscaping Design

At Red’s Landscaping & Design, we put a lot of thought into exactly which plants best suit your local environment and your specific outdoor area. There’s never a one-size fits all solution. While one tree or shrub may be good here, perhaps it just does not suit there. But one of our favourite go-to plants … Continue reading 10 Reasons The Murraya Paniculata is perfect for your next Gold Coast Landscaping Design

The Top 5 Things You Need To Know Before Designing A Lomandra Seascape Design

  Introduction to the Evergreen & Drought Resistant Lomandra Plant   The Lomandra plant is considered a common plant in Australia and a key feature of any Gold Coast Seascape. Hardy and drought resistant, thrives in the salty air of the Gold Coast and always looks green and gorgeous. The name Lomandra is from the … Continue reading The Top 5 Things You Need To Know Before Designing A Lomandra Seascape Design

The coastal Pandanus tree (Pandanus tectorius) under threat.

Pandanus tree under threat on the Gold Coast The coastal Pandanus tree (Pandanus tectorius) is now under threat from the native leaf hopper (Jamella australiae) in South East Queensland. Although the two have co-existed for a long time, the leaf hoppers numbers are normally kept in check by its natural predator a tiny wasp known … Continue reading The coastal Pandanus tree (Pandanus tectorius) under threat.

Palm Tree Cleaning Gold Coast

Palm Tree Cleaning Gold Coast Palm trees form a quintessential part of the Gold Coast Landscape. Canary Island Date Palms (Phoenix canariensis) were amongst the earliest landscape garden plantings on the Gold Coast seaside parks. These, along with other varieties are often used to create a feature or a focal point in Gold Coast Gardens. … Continue reading Palm Tree Cleaning Gold Coast

Banksia Robur as a screening plant in a planter box.

For our recent Gold Coast poolside planter-box project in Broadbeach, our choice of screening plant was the BANKSIA ROBUR or swamp banksia. This banksia was chosen because it is an attractive and hardy plant, suitable for both low hedges and pots. Growing to a little over 2 metres, the flower spikes appear usually in autumn … Continue reading Banksia Robur as a screening plant in a planter box.

The Outdoor Pool Shower as a Landscape Design idea.

The Outdoor Pool Shower If you are living one of the Gold Coast seaside suburbs like Mermaid Beach, Palm Beach or Miami, an outdoor pool shower is a great idea for your Gold Coast Garden Design. The outdoor pictured features matching pool tiling, copper pipe and brass shower head. Outdoor pool showers are very practical … Continue reading The Outdoor Pool Shower as a Landscape Design idea.