Category Archives: Garden Design
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

How to Bring High End Landscaping to Your Sad & Dusty Yard

If you’ve been neglecting your yard for a while, we think it is about time you made a change. Seeing brown grass and withered plants in your garden can get you to avoid going outdoors even in a place as beautiful as the Gold Coast. Why not create a space that you will actually enjoy … Continue reading How to Bring High End Landscaping to Your Sad & Dusty Yard

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

Landscaping costs and landscape designs.

Landscaping Costs Landscaping costs are, not surprisingly, one of a client’s biggest areas of concern. Like other fields of construction, often some labour-intensive processes are needed as well as the use of heavy machinery. Also, with good quality landscaping, much of the infrastructure work is unseen. These include sub surface installations such as irrigation systems … Continue reading Landscaping costs and landscape designs.

Garden Lighting in Landscape design

Garden Lighting for Gold Coast Gardens The well-planned installation of  lighting can really add life to your garden’s focal point. It will make your garden stand out as a place of interest throughout the evening and during the night. Even relatively inexpensive lighting systems will make your garden a magical place. If you have a … Continue reading Garden Lighting in Landscape design

Mediterranean Garden design ideas for landscaping Gold Coast Gardens

Mediterranean garden design The Mediterranean garden design is not just beautiful, it is often a very practical low maintenance garden solution for landscaping Gold Coast gardens. Historically Gold Coast winters are cool but short in duration. The summers are mostly wet, humid and warm, although we have experienced more of the hotter drier weather over … Continue reading Mediterranean Garden design ideas for landscaping Gold Coast Gardens

Landscaping and Gardening ideas from the Chelsea Flower Show

Landscaping and Gardening ideas Award winning eco garden. Amongst the many great Landscaping and Gardening ideas on display at the Chelsea flower show, was the LG Eco-City Landscape Garden. This display garden was a brilliant representation of what could be achieved in the landscaping of green space allocated to a single unit amongst a vertical … Continue reading Landscaping and Gardening ideas from the Chelsea Flower Show

Espalier, Hedge Trimming and Pleaching to the Converted.

Creating a hedge and tree pruning are gardening techniques which can be used to great effect in any visually any size of garden. These techniques can be used to control and direct the size, shape and direction of plant growth. When combined with plant supports, such as trellises and other plants, an interesting garden effect … Continue reading Espalier, Hedge Trimming and Pleaching to the Converted.

English classic garden design

There is no doubt that the Australian garden style, especially prior to the 1930s, was heavily influenced by the English classic garden design. These gardens were in turn influenced by French, Italian and Spanish gardens and ideas brought back to England from the Grand Tour. Italianate classic garden design can be seen in the lines … Continue reading English classic garden design