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10 Best Indoor Low Light Plants

Indoor plants can make your space feel prettier, brighter, and greener. Indoor plants naturally purify the air, promote feelings of happiness, and inspire us to reconnect with nature. Indoor low light plants require less water and are also easy to maintain. When selecting indoor plants, it is essential to choose such species that can thrive with limited sunlight exposure. It's also vital to think about how much sunlight you can provide. In apartments with fewer or no windowsills, there are plenty of indoor low light plants that you can choose to decorate your space. You can always brighten up your low light indoors with some gloomy, colourful indoor plants like philodendrons and lady's palms.

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Below is a list of the best plants that will do well indoors under low-light environments. No matter which dark nook of the room you place them in, they will still survive.

1. Philodendron

Philodendron is at the top of the list among the best plants for indoor low light conditions. Their tolerance for dark interiors makes them the number one indoor household plant. The plant loves wall climbing and can be grown in hanging baskets. Philodendron leaves are typically large, glossy, and heart-shaped, with colours ranging from vibrant to deep, rich green. Philodendron has two colourful foliage named 'Brasil" and Micans". Each philodendron can grow up to 8 feet high.

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2. Maidenhair Fern 

Maidenhair, scientifically named Adiantum, is renowned for its lacy, fan-shaped fronds composed of numerous small leaflets. Its tiny, widespread leaves clustered around the dark stem give it the appearance of a fuzzy head. With an average size of 1-2 feet, Maidenhair ferns can bring colour to your study or kitchen table, making them perfect for indoor low light environment.

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3. ZZ Plant 

The ZZ plant, or Zanzibar Gem, is another low-maintenance indoor plant that can survive without natural sunlight. The plant has shiny, broad, oval-shaped leaves that grow upward. The stems of the ZZ plant are stout and succulent. The plant originates from Eastern Africa and has adapted to survive in arid and dry conditions. Above all, the ZZ plant has air-purifying qualities, contributing to a healthier indoor environment.

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4. Lucky bamboo 

As the name suggests, Lucky bamboo is considered a plant to bring good luck and fortune to the house. Lucky bamboo can grow in soil as well as in water. They have structural stalks with dotted to dark green leaves. Embrace this lucky bamboo to your indoor space to bring a sense of joy and optimism to your space. Lucky bamboo is also a low-maintenance indoor plant and can reach up to a height of 5 feet.

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5. Spider Plant 

The plant is named spider plant as its long-elongated leaves evolve like spider legs. Its dangle-down leaves from the parent plant make him look like a spider stuck in the web. Spider plants can be grown in hanging trails, climbing on the walls and in a pot. Spider plants are a good choice for rooms with low light conditions, and they do survive well with minimal water intake.

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6. Golden pothos

Golden Pothos are trailing plants with native roots from South-east Asia. The plant can tolerate humidity and can also survive with nearly no water. Being one of the most popular houseplants, the pothos are easy to grow and care for. Pothos has beautiful heart-shaped leaves in various colours, including dark green, chartreuse, and white green. A great choice as an Indoor low light plant.

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7. Snake Plant 

Sansevieria plant species is another low-light indoor plant that requires nearly little maintenance. Thick sword-like leaves of the snake plant give him a striking appearance. Its leaves are also sometimes referred to as mother-in-law tongue as sharp as that one. Snake plants have minimal water intake requirements, so remember not to overwater them. Snake plants are visually striking, bringing touch to nature and beautifying your indoors.

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8. Staghorn Fern 

Staghorn ferns are epiphytic means they can naturally grow over other host plants instead of soil. Staghorn fern has distinct green leaves that grow large and looks like deer antlers. Staghorn fern can be grown over wooden boards and other plants as external saplings, making them look like one-of-a-kind art pieces in the household. Staghorn fern is an indoor low light plant that can burn out in direct sunlight.

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9. English Ivy 

English ivy, native to Europe and Western Asia, is a versatile and widely used indoor plant. English Ivy, with its beautiful trailing and dainty green leaves, spreads over the ground creating an elegant appearance. English Ivy can add visual appeal to landscapes when hung against walls. With its ornamental value, English Ivy is also suitable for its air-purifying properties making it an ideal choice for offices, homes and kitchens.

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10. Peace Lily 

Large dark green leaves and blooming white flower of peace lily had gained him immense popularity among tropical Americans. Its leaves emerge from a central crown, and the foliage looks aesthetically pleasing. Peace lily prefers well-drained soil and needs to be watered nearly twice a week. Peace lily can adapt to various temperatures and is a cherished indoor plant to decorate yours indoors.


No doubt, the plants mentioned above can survive under low lighting. But still, they require some amount of indirect sunlight to stay healthy. It's always good to monitor your plant's watering needs and not to overwater your indoor plants. You can create a tranquil and lush atmosphere by incorporating these unique and captivating 10 best indoor low light plants into your space. Embrace the opportunity to transform your shaded corners into vibrant oases reminiscent of the natural wonders found in tropical forests. With some care and attention, your low-light plants will thrive, adding a touch of serenity and nature's beauty to your home.


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Transform Your Outdoor Space with Modern Alfresco Designs

Alfresco design refers to the process of creating an outdoor living area that combines functionality, comfort, and style to convert your backyard into an appealing space for relaxation, entertainment, and dining. Modern alfresco designs focus on creating an outdoor space that seamlessly blends with the indoor living areas and reflects the homeowner's taste and lifestyle.

Importance of a Modern Alfresco Design

A well-designed alfresco space can provide the perfect place for hosting guests, family gatherings, and even romantic dinners.

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Modern Landscape Design CAD tools are used to design this outdoor eating area.

Several backyard landscaping ideas can be combined into the alfresco design to improve the outdoor space's aesthetics and functionality.

Moreover, an alfresco dining area can be created to provide an inviting space for meals and gatherings. This can be achieved through the installation of a built-in barbeque, an outdoor kitchen, and comfortable seating.

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Designed Backyard Garden Patio and Outdoor Party Place. Round Bench Made from Gabions with Wooden Seat. Landscaped Family Resting Area with Fireplace.

Different Types of Modern Alfresco Designs

Modern alfresco design is a multipurpose and flexible way to create an outdoor living space that suits your requirements and tastes. Here are different types of alfresco design ideas that you can include in your backyard landscaping.

Alfresco Dining Area: A dining space is a popular choice for modern alfresco design. It can be considered an extension of your indoor dining space or a separate area.

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Incorporating features such as a built-in table, comfortable seating, and adequate lighting can create an inviting mood for meals.

Modern Pergola: A modern pergola idea is a great addition to any outdoor living space design.

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Modern Outdoor Pool Side Pergola 3D Design - Reds Landscaping and Design

It offers a shaded area for relaxation and can be designed to suit different styles and tastes. Plants, curtains, and lighting can add to the beauty and functionality of the pergola.

Modern Decking Ideas: A modern deck can provide a space for relaxation and entertainment. Consider incorporating built-in seating, lighting, or an outdoor kitchen to make a functional living zone.

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Recycled plastic composite decking looks like real wood. U.V stabilizers are added to the plastic to ensure their longevity under the Aussie sun.

Modern decking ideas can be designed with different materials, such as composite, timber, or concrete, to match your home's style.

Outdoor Lighting: Outdoor lighting is a significant part of modern alfresco design.

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Consider integrating lighting features such as string lights, uplights, or lanterns to create a cosy ambience.

Vertical Gardens: Vertical gardens are a great way to incorporate greenery into your outdoor space.

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Outdoor Entertaining with kitchen and vertical herb garden.

They can be designed with various plants and materials, such as herbs, succulents, or flowers, to create a unique and colourful living wall.

Outdoor Fireplace or Fire Pit: An outdoor fireplace or fire pit is a great way to create a cosy ambience and extend your outdoor living area into the cooler months.

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Outdoor Entertaining Area. Good lighting design benefits both residential and commercial landscaping design.

It can be designed to match the style of your home and can be combined with seating or dining areas.

Lounge Area: A lounge area is a great way to make space for relaxation and entertainment.

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It can feature comfortable seating, rugs, and lighting to create an inviting and comfy atmosphere.

How to Choose the Right Material and Furniture for Your Modern Alfresco Design

Selecting the right materials and furniture for your modern outdoor design can be an intimidating task. However, there are some key aspects to study to make sure that you select the right varieties for your outdoor space.

The weather and climate conditions in your area should be considered first. Materials such as metal and glass may not be appropriate for areas with high winds, while natural materials like wood and wicker may not be suitable for areas with high humidity.

Next, consider the style and aesthetic you want to accomplish with your alfresco design. If you want a modern, sleek look, materials such as stainless steel and concrete may be the right choice. For a more natural, organic feel, consider using materials like wood, stone, and natural fibres. Let's look at the most popular alfresco design materials.

Most Popular Alfresco Design Materials

Teak is a durable and weather-resistant hardwood that is perfect for outdoor furniture.

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Teak Hardwood - Modern Alfresco Designs

Wicker is a natural material that adds a touch of warmth and feel to your alfresco design.

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Wicker - Modern Alfresco Designs

Concrete is a multipurpose material that can be used for everything from flooring to outdoor furniture.

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Landscape Design Melbourne Concrete floating Steps - Modern Alfresco Designs

Stainless steel is a modern and sleek material that is perfect for a modern alfresco design.

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Garden Edging in Stainless Steel Grasses - Reds Landscaping and Design

Aluminium is a trivial and durable material that is great for outdoor furniture.

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Construction Worker is using Silicone Sealant for filling the sides of the Glass Aluminium Windows. Habitus Townhouses uses Awning windows on the ground level. Awning windows shield the rain better than a casement window.

With these materials, you can create modern alfresco designs that are functional, stylish, and perfect for your outdoor space.

Red's Landscaping and Design: Elevating Your Outdoor Living Experience with Modern Alfresco Design

Revitalise your outdoor space with Reds Landscaping and Design, the premier service provider for creating modern alfresco designs. Our expert team specialises in transforming your backyard into a practical and visually stunning living area that seamlessly integrates with your indoor space. By incorporating innovative backyard landscaping ideas, such as captivating water features, stylish alfresco dining areas, and thoughtfully placed lighting, we can craft an inviting haven for relaxation, entertainment, and dining.

The Way Forward

Discover the art of modern alfresco design as we guide you through the process of creating a functional and aesthetically pleasing outdoor living space. With careful consideration of materials, furniture selection, and various alfresco design concepts, our team will help you bring your vision to life. Whether you desire a tranquil oasis or a vibrant entertainment hub, our expertise and attention to detail ensure a unique and personalised outdoor area that reflects your taste and lifestyle.

With Reds Landscaping and Design, you can embark on the journey of constructing the perfect alfresco space in your backyard. Start transforming your outdoor living experience today and unlocking the true potential of your property.

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Everything You Need to Know about Irrigation Plan Design for a Successful Garden

A well-designed irrigation plan is essential for maintaining a healthy garden irrigation system. An irrigation plan involves the irrigation design and installation that deliver water to your plants at the right time and in the right amounts. This ensures that your plants receive consistent water without the need for manual watering, promoting healthy plant growth and reducing water waste. In this blog post, we will explore the benefits of irrigation plan design for home gardens, including improved water conservation and more efficient irrigation, as well as provide tips and insights for creating the perfect irrigation plan for your garden.

What are the benefits of a well-designed irrigation plan?

The benefits of having a well-designed irrigation system for a home garden are numerous. First and foremost, it can help in water conservation by reducing wastage and ensuring that the right amount of water is applied to each plant. This not only helps reduce water bills but also promotes sustainability by reducing the amount of water that is consumed.


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Soaker hoses installed in trenches for water irrigation to a garden flower bed.

Additionally, an irrigation plan can help promote healthier plant growth by providing the necessary amount of water at the right time. This can also reduce the risk of plant diseases caused by overwatering or underwatering. Furthermore, an efficient irrigation plan can help save time and effort, as it eliminates the need for manual watering and ensures that plants receive water even when you are not present to do it yourself.

Creating the Perfect Irrigation Plan for Your Home Garden

To create a successful irrigation plan for your home garden, there are several important steps to follow. These include:

Landscape irrigation design: Before choosing an irrigation system, you need to assess the layout of your garden and identify areas that require water. Our 2D Landscape Design Package contains detailed plant schedules, quantities, spacings, and placement locations in accordance with a set of irrigation and hydraulic drawings. This will help you determine the best type of irrigation system to use and where to place water distribution points.


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Landscape architect design traditional chinese garden plan.

Drip irrigation system design: Drip irrigation is a popular option for home gardens, as it provides water directly to plant roots, reducing water waste and promoting plant health. When designing a drip irrigation system, you need to consider the type and size of tubing to use, the spacing of the emitters, and the placement of the water source.


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Drought tolerant landscaping - Irrigation drip system delivers water to the right place.


Sprinkler system layout: Sprinkler systems are also a popular option for home gardens, as they provide even water distribution across a large area. When designing a sprinkler system, you need to consider the type of sprinkler head to use, the spacing of the heads, and the placement of the water source.


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Schematic of a commercial irrigation system with both sprinklers and drippers.


Computerised Watering Systems: If you want to take your irrigation system to the next level, you can opt for a computerised watering system that can be programmed to water your garden automatically at specified times. These systems are especially useful if you have a large garden or are frequently away from home.


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Computerised Watering Systems.

How to Choose the Right Type of Irrigation System for Your Property

Before choosing the ideal type of irrigation system for your property, first you have to measure the size, layout, and type of plants you have in your property. Some of the best home irrigation systems include:

Underground sprinklers for small yards: If you have a small yard, an underground sprinkler system can be a good option, as it provides even water distribution and eliminates the need for manual watering.



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Automatic lawn sprinkler watering green grass. Sprinkler with automatic system. Garden irrigation system watering lawn. Water saving or water conservation from sprinkler system with adjustable head.


Above-ground sprinkler systems: These sprinkler systems are easy to install and can be adjusted to provide water to specific areas of your garden. They are also relatively affordable.

Drip irrigation systems: Drip irrigation systems are ideal for gardens with plants that require consistent watering. They can also be adjusted to provide water to specific areas of your garden and are highly efficient in terms of water conservation.

The Role of Technology in Making Irrigation Design More Efficient and Sustainable

The way we irrigate our gardens has evolved thanks to technology, making it simpler and easier to conserve water and guarantee the watering of plants at the exact time. The following are some of the most significant technological developments in irrigation design:

Automated sprinklers: By programming automated sprinkler systems to water your garden at predetermined intervals, you may avoid manually watering your plants while still giving them a steady supply of water. Additionally, they can be altered to take into account variations in the climate. Soil moisture and other elements that influence plant development.


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Smart garden automatic sprinkler irrigation system working early in the morning in green park - watering lawn and colourful tulips narcissus.

Smart water management systems: These systems employ sensors and other cutting-edge technology to continuously monitor environmental elements such as weather patterns, soil moisture levels, and other environmental considerations. The irrigation system is then adjusted based on the data, ensuring that plants receive the ideal amount of water without wasting any.

IoT-enabled gardening: With the advent of smart sensors and tools that allow for remote monitoring and management of irrigation systems, the Internet of Things (IoT) has also had a significant impact on irrigation plan design. With the help of this technology, you can control the irrigation system and monitor the water usage in your garden from any location using a smartphone or other internet-capable device.

How to Calculate Water Demand and Usage in Your Irrigation Design

Calculate your garden's water demand and usage to make sure your irrigation system is using water effectively and efficiently. A water budgeting calculator is a helpful tool for estimating water demand and usage. It estimates the amount of water your garden needs by taking into consideration variables like soil type, plant type, climate, and irrigation system type. You can confirm that your irrigation system is using water effectively and efficiently, preventing water waste, and fostering sustainability by using this tool.


A well-thought-out irrigation plan design is crucial for fostering healthy plant development, water conservation, and time- and labour saving garden upkeep. It's crucial to take into account the shape of your garden, the kinds of plants you have, and your water source when developing an irrigation plan, as well as the most recent developments in irrigation design technology. You can make sure that your irrigation system is optimized for optimal effectiveness and sustainability by considering these elements and using resources like water budgeting calculators.

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Beautiful Backyard Landscaping in 10 Simple Steps

Backyard landscaping is the process of designing and creating a beautiful outdoor space that complements your home and reflects your personal style. A well-designed backyard can transform your outdoor space into an inviting oasis, perfect for entertaining guests or relaxing with your family. With the right planning and design, you can turn your backyard into a beautiful and functional outdoor retreat.

How can it transform your outdoor space?

With the right garden landscaping ideas and landscape design ideas, backyard landscaping can completely transform an outdoor space, turning it into a lush oasis or a functional extension of the home. Whether you want to create a space for entertaining, grow your own vegetables and herbs, or simply relax and enjoy the beauty of nature.

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Garden Landscaping Ideas - Reds

Step 1: Gather Inspiration for Your Backyard Design

The first step in creating a beautiful backyard landscape is to gather inspiration for your design. Look for backyard landscaping ideas photos online, in magazines, or on social media platforms like Pinterest and Instagram. Consider the style of your home, your personal taste, and any unique features of your outdoor space that you want to highlight. You can also take inspiration from your local parks, botanical gardens, or other outdoor spaces in your community.
Look online for landscape design inspiration. You can search using terms such as "patio landscaping ideas" or "backyard landscape design ideas" as well.

Step 2: Map Out the Dimensions of Your Backyard

Before you start your backyard landscaping, it's important to map out the dimensions of your outdoor space. Measure your yard and make note of any existing features, such as trees, garden beds, or outdoor structures. Use this information to create a 2D Landscape Design plan for your outdoor space, including any new garden landscaping ideas or outdoor structures you want to add.

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Create a Plan for your Outdoor Space - Reds

Step 3: Choose the Right Plants for Your Yard and Climate

Choosing the right plants for your backyard is crucial to creating a beautiful and sustainable outdoor space. Consider the climate in your area, the amount of sun and shade your yard receives, and the soil conditions. Look for outdoor plants and flowers that are well-suited to your climate and require minimal maintenance, such as drought-tolerant plants or low-maintenance plants perennials.

Step 4: Select Materials to Complement Your Garden Design

The materials you choose for your backyard landscaping can have a big impact on the overall look and feel of your outdoor space. Consider using paving stones for patio designs or walkways, edging material options to define garden beds, or stone walkways to create a natural and rustic look. Choose materials that complement your garden design and reflect your personal style.

Step 5: Invest in Decorative Accents

Adding decorative accents to your backyard landscape is a great way to add personality and style to your outdoor space. Consider investing in decorative elements such as outdoor lighting, garden sculptures, or a water feature like a fountain or pond. These accents can add texture, colour, and interest to your backyard landscape and make your outdoor space feel more inviting and relaxing.

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Outdoor Lighting - Reds

Step 6: Create a Focal Point

Creating a focal point in your backyard is a great way to draw attention to a specific area or feature of your outdoor space. Consider adding a garden arbour or pergola to create a shaded seating area, or a fire pit or outdoor fireplace for a cosy gathering spot. Adding a focal point can help tie together the different elements of your backyard landscape and create a cohesive design.

Step 7: Add Outdoor Seating

Adding outdoor seating to your backyard is essential for creating a comfortable and inviting outdoor space. Consider adding a patio or deck with comfortable outdoor furniture or creating a seating area around your fire pit or water feature. Outdoor seating can be a great way to enjoy your backyard landscape and entertain guests.

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Outdoor Seating - Reds

Step 8: Incorporate a Variety of Textures

Consider using different types of plants and flowers, such as tall grasses or colourful perennials, or adding texture with outdoor rugs, cushions, or throw pillows. By incorporating a variety of textures, you can create a visually stunning and dynamic backyard landscape.

Step 9: Consider privacy

Privacy is an important factor to consider when designing your backyard landscape. Consider adding fencing or hedges to create a sense of privacy and seclusion, or using tall plants or trees to block out any unwanted views. You can also create a sense of privacy by adding curtains or shades to your outdoor seating area or using outdoor screens or partitions.

Step 10: Maintain Your Backyard Landscape

To keep your backyard landscape attractive and useful for many years to come, regular maintenance is essential. Your backyard may seem healthy and alive by giving your plants regular watering and fertilisation, pruning your trees and shrubs, and removing any dead or diseased plants. Additionally, keeping your backyard looking lovely and well-maintained can be accomplished by routinely cleaning and maintaining any outdoor features or decorative accents.

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Garden Maintenance - Reds

Final Thoughts

Transforming your outdoor space into a lovely and useful refuge can be accomplished by developing a stunning backyard landscaping idea. You can design and build a backyard landscape that expresses your individual taste and harmonises with your home by following these 10 easy steps. You may create a lovely and comfortable outdoor space that you and your family can use for many years with the appropriate planning and design.

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An Introduction to 2D Landscape Design and How It Can Transform Your Outdoor Space

It's critical to have a clear understanding of your goals while constructing your outside area. Whether you're looking for architectural 2D garden design, an outdoor living area, or a functional outdoor space design for entertaining, 2D landscape design can help you bring your vision to life.

What is 2D Landscape Design and What Makes It Different From 3D Design?

2D landscape design is a type of landscape architectural drawing that is done on a two-dimensional plane, such as paper or a computer screen. It differs from 3D design in that it emphasises the arrangement and placement of things on a flat surface rather than including three-dimensional features such as height and depth. There are also landscape design software available on the internet.


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2D Landscape Design VS. 3D Landscape Design - Reds Landscaping


Creating a Unique Outdoor Space with a 2D Landscape Design

2D landscape design allows you to plan and visualise your outdoor space before you start the actual work. Using landscape design software or a garden planner, you can create a detailed plan that includes the placement of plants, hardscape elements, and other features. Landscape planning software or a landscape planning app can help you create a virtual representation of your space, which can be modified and adjusted until you find the perfect design. This type of software is also beneficial for creating a budget for your project since it allows you to see the cost of each element before you begin. If you prefer to work with a professional, many landscapers offer landscape design online services. By working with a professional, you can receive expert guidance on creating a cohesive design that meets your specific needs and fits
your budget.


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Outdoor Space with a 2D Landscape Design - Reds Landscaping

Utilising 2D landscape design has several advantages, one of which is that it enables you to visualise your outdoor area before you start the actual job. By doing this, you can prevent costly errors like planting trees or bushes in the incorrect place or putting hardscape components in an uncomfortable position. You can experiment with various design concepts and layouts thanks to the flexibility of 2D landscape design. Until you find the ideal layout that satisfies your requirements and matches your taste, you can experiment with different plant combinations, hardscape components, and outdoor furniture groupings.


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Outdoor Space with a 3D Landscape Design - Reds Landscaping

A Look at the Benefits of Using 2D Landscape Design for Your Project

Outdoor space visualization software, outdoor space designer apps, and outdoor space building software are all types of 2D landscape design tools that offer numerous benefits for your project. These tools allow you to create a virtual representation of your outdoor space and experiment with different design ideas and layouts, helping you achieve your dream outdoor space.

Outdoor space visualisation software, for example, allows you to create a digital representation of your outdoor space that you can modify and adjust as needed. This type of software typically offers a wide range of features, such as the ability to add plants, hardscape elements, and outdoor furniture and to adjust the layout and design to meet your specific needs.

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Outdoor space visualisation software - Reds Landscaping

Outdoor space designer apps are another popular tool for creating 2D landscape designs. These apps typically offer an intuitive interface and a variety of design elements that you can drag and drop into your virtual space. Many of these apps also offer pre-designed templates or suggested layouts to help you get started. Finally, outdoor space building software can help you plan and design the construction of your outdoor space. This type of software is particularly useful if you're planning on adding hardscape elements, such as a patio, walkway, or retaining wall. It allows you to plan and visualise the construction process, ensuring that everything is done correctly and efficiently.

Overall, these types of 2D landscape design tools offer numerous benefits for your outdoor space project, helping you to visualise and plan your space before you start the actual work, avoid costly mistakes, and experiment with different design ideas and layouts until you find the perfect combination.

Exploring Different Types of 2D Landscape Designs

You can look through many various kinds of 2D landscape designs to get ideas for your project. You may find a tonne of design concepts and layouts to think about using; for instance, a free online landscaping tool and garden design ideas app is available on the web which can help you with generating designs and new ideas. Online resources for easy landscaping ideas are also available to you if you want to design your space in a straightforward yet effective way. These concepts can be used to produce a special design that satisfies your requirements and tastes.


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Backyard garden and patio design plan - Reds Landscaping


There are several types of 2D garden plans used by landscape designers and architects to help visualise and plan a garden space.

Site Plan

This is an overhead view of the entire outdoor space, including the house, driveway, walkways, and any existing trees or plants.

Landscape Design Sample Plans
Landscape Design Sample Plans - Reds Landscaping


Planting Plan

This type of plan focuses specifically on the placement of plants, trees, and shrubs within the garden. It includes information about the size and spacing of each plant, as well as any special planting instructions.

Planting Plan - Reds Landscaping
Planting Plan - Reds Landscaping


Hardscape Plan

This plan focuses on the placement of non-plant elements within the garden, such as patios, walkways, retaining walls, and water features.

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Lighting Plan

This type of plan shows the placement of lighting fixtures within the garden, including path lights, spotlights, and accent lights.

Lighting Plan - Reds Landscaping
Lighting Plan - Reds Landscaping


Drainage Plan

This plan is used to ensure that the garden has proper drainage, which is essential for keeping plants healthy and preventing water damage to buildings and other structures.

Drainage Plan - Reds Landscaping
Drainage Plan - Reds Landscaping

Irrigation Plan

This plan shows the placement of irrigation systems, including sprinklers and drip lines, and how they are connected to a water source.

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Schematic of a commercial irrigation system with both sprinklers and drippers - Reds Landscaping

Perspective Drawing

This is a 2D drawing that shows a three-dimensional view of the garden, providing a sense of how the finished space will look and feel.

Perspective Drawing - Reds Landscaping and Design
Perspective Drawing - Reds Landscaping and Design


What to Consider When Choosing a Professional for Your 2D Landscape Design Project

There are a few factors to take into account before hiring a landscape designer in Melbourne for your 2D landscape plan. Finding a landscaper with experience in designing 2D garden plans and a portfolio of prior work should be your first step. Make sure the project's cost fits within your budget by taking it into account as well.

Garden Lighting - Reds Landscaping and Design
Garden Lighting - Reds Landscaping and Design


To guarantee that your vision for your outdoor space is realised, it's crucial to locate a landscaper with whom you can communicate successfully and with whom you feel at ease working. You can easily get this by simply typing professional landscape designer near me in your search engine.

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Landscape Pool Lightening - Reds Landscaping and Design



A unique and useful outdoor place that suits your particular demands and preferences can be made using 2D landscape design. You can construct a virtual depiction of your space and experiment with various design concepts and layouts using landscape design software or by hiring a professional landscaper. Why then wait? Plan the outdoor area of your dreams immediately.

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Sustainable Botanical Landscape Design

Creating a Beautiful and Sustainable Botanical Landscape Design for Your Home

What is Botanical Landscape Design, and How Do You Create One?

Botanical landscape design is the art and science of creating a beautiful and sustainable garden using a variety of plant species, hardscaping materials, and design elements. It's an approach to garden landscaping that emphasises the use of native plants, low-maintenance gardens, and sustainable gardening practises to create a garden that is both beautiful and functional. In this blog, we will provide tips and ideas for creating a botanical landscape design for your home that is both sustainable and visually appealing.

landscape design palm springs style
Palm Springs style landscaping often features cacti, and succulents such as agave with plants to provide a splash of colour.

Choosing the Right Plants for Your Botanical Landscape Design

Choosing the appropriate plants for your garden is one of the vital components of good botanical landscape design, which you must be aware of even as you strive for it. You can select the ideal plants for your yard with the following advice:

Select Native Plants: Native plants are those that are native to a certain place and are therefore found there naturally. They are naturally well adapted to the soil, water, climate, and other environmental factors of that region. Compared to non-native plants, native ones require less upkeep.

Coastal Garden design style is often used in commercial landscaping.
Coastal Garden design style is often used in commercial landscaping.

Drought-Tolerant Plants: Drought-tolerant plants are plants that can survive with little to no irrigation. These plants are perfect for areas that experience water shortages or have limited access to water resources.

drought tolerant native plants
Drought tolerant native plants.

Ornamental Plants: Plants planted for ornamental purposes are known as ornamental plants. The use of these plants can help you design focal points or accent areas in your garden by adding colour, texture, and intrigue.

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The use of these plants can help you design focal points or accent areas in your garden by adding colour, texture, and intrigue.

Pollinator-Friendly Plants: Plants that support pollinators, such as bees, butterflies, and hummingbirds, by offering them food and habitat are known as pollinator-friendly plants. These plants have the potential to enhance biodiversity and support local ecosystems.

Pollinator-Friendly Plants
These plants have the potential to enhance biodiversity and support local ecosystems.

Botanical Garden Design: Visit a botanical garden if you're unclear about the best plants to choose from. These plant-filled gardens might provide ideas for your garden design.

The famous floral clock at Melbourne Botanical Gardens
The famous floral clock at Melbourne Botanical Gardens with sweeping lawns and Canary Island Palms (Phoenix canariensis). A great place to go for Garden Design ideas.

Tips on How to Incorporate Permaculture Principles in Your Botanical Landscape Design

Permaculture principles are a set of design principles that aim to create sustainable and self-sufficient systems. Here are some tips on how to incorporate permaculture design principles into your botanical landscape design:

Use Water Harvesting Techniques: Water harvesting techniques such as rainwater harvesting and greywater recycling can help reduce water usage and increase the sustainability of your garden.

Permeable Concrete Heidelberg Cement
Permeable Concrete Heidelberg Cement

Incorporate companion planting: Planting various species of plants together to establish a mutually beneficial relationship is known as companion planting. For instance, combining plants that fix nitrogen with those that need a lot of nitrogen can help increase soil fertility.

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Incorporate Companion Planting

Organic gardening techniques: Use organic gardening techniques to build a healthy, long-lasting garden ecosystem. Organic gardening techniques include composting and natural insect management.

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Organic Gardening Techniques

Designing With Nature: Essentials of a Wildlife-Friendly Botanical Garden

Creating a wildlife-friendly botanical garden can help support local ecosystems and promote biodiversity. Here are some tips on creating a wildlife-friendly garden design:

Provide Habitat: Go for wildlife habitat gardening by incorporating features such as birdhouses, bat boxes, and insect hotels into your garden design.

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Wildlife Habitat Gardening

Use Native Plants: Using native plants in your garden can help local wildlife by giving it food and a place to live.

Hydrangea Plant - Non Pruned - Reds Landscaping and Design
Hydrangea, common names hydrangea or hortensia, is a genus of over 75 species of flowering plants native to Asia and the Americas. A gardener showcases a potted Hydrangea in Wollongbar - New South Wales - Australia.

Create Water Features: To provide a water source for wildlife, create water features like birdbaths, ponds, and fountains.

Water Features - Reds Landscaping
Water fountains and gardens near Almudaina Palace in Palma de Majorca, Balearic Islands Spain.

Bringing Life to Your Outdoor Space with Low-Maintenance Plants and Flowers

Your botanical landscape design can help cut down on the time and work needed to maintain your garden by incorporating low-maintenance plants and flowers. Consider the following low-care perennials and flowers:

Low-Maintenance Perennials: Perennial plants are those that can survive for more than a year with little upkeep. Black-eyed Susans, coneflowers, and lavender are some examples.

Low-Maintenance Perennials - Reds Landscaping and Design
Perennial plants are those that can survive for more than a year with little upkeep.

Flower Bed Design: Create a flower bed design that incorporates low-maintenance plants and flowers, such as succulents, sedums, and ornamental grasses. These plants require little water and attention and can add texture and interest to your garden.

Ornamental flower bed - Reds Landscaping
These plants require little water and attention and can add texture and interest to your garden.

Use Mulch: Mulch is used to retain the moisture of the soil, which in turn reduces the frequent requirement for water. Mulch is effective in suppressing weed production and regulating soil temperature. Use it to keep your soil moist and free from weeds.

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Mulch is used to retain the moisture of the soil, which in turn reduces the frequent requirement for water.

Consider Xeriscaping: The landscaping technique that involves using drought tolerant plants to create a low-maintenance, low-water garden is termed "Xeriscaping". Xeriscaping is a useful technique in areas experiencing less rainfall and limited excess water.


It is a great and satisfying experience to build a sustainable floral landscape that is both lovely and environmentally responsible. By adopting permaculture concepts, picking the appropriate plants, and employing low-maintenance plants that can withstand even drought conditions, you can make one. All gardeners can benefit from this advice and strategies, regardless of skill level. For your next garden design consultation Melbourne, contact Red's Landscaping and Design Team for the best results.

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Landscape Design with Wisteria

Wisteria is a genus of 8–10 species of twining plants. It is a strong deciduous climber in the pea family. Wisteria is primarily native to Asia and North America. Still, they are also commonly planted in other parts of the world because of their lovely growth patterns and plentiful flowers. Wisteria sinenses and Wisteria floribunda are the two species of wisteria most frequently seen in Australia.

There is no other garden plant that can compare to the wisteria. It is singular in its distinctiveness. The plant is breathtaking in bloom, with its beautiful blossoms and fragrance. Its lush greenery shields you from the sun during the warmer months, yet in the winter, it lets the warming  sunlight in.

A wisteria is a great plant to grow over a pergola
A wisteria is a great plant to grow over a pergola to provide shade from the hot Summer sun and allow the sun through in winter.

Wisteria favours a temperate environment with high to moderate humidity. Although it can withstand cold and hot climates, it cannot function effectively in extreme situations. Wisteria thrives in soil that is well-drained and rich with organic matter. However, it can also survive numerous soil types. Wisteria prefers full to the moderate sun.

Is the Wisteria Toxic

Contrary to the beauty of wisteria, it is toxic to humans and pets and can be harmful if they are chewed or swallowed. The seed or seed pods of wisteria are poisonous and can cause mouth pain, nausea, vomiting, and diarrhea.


Leaves: Wisteria is a fast-growing, woody, high-climbing vine that grows into a stunningly beautiful plant between 12-20 metres tall. The leaves of the wisteria plant are complex, glossy, and bright green, which fall off in the autumn. There are typically 9–13 green leaflets per stem, and the leaves are divided into several pointed-oval-shaped leaflets.

Wisteria leaves and flowers
Wisteria leaves and flowers.

Flower: Wisteria is known for its stunning flowers that have a stunning violet-blue colour. They are elongated and slender, and the flower clusters grow cascades from the plant's branches. The blossoms have a sweet, aromatic scent and are frequently used in floral arrangements and as decorative accents in gardens and other outdoor places.


Wisteria floribunda flowers
Wisteria floribunda flowers.


Watering: These plants need constant watering to survive and thrive, especially in the hot, dry summer. However, it's crucial to avoid overwatering as this might result in root rot and other issues. Before watering, check the moisture content of the soil. Be sure to water well, but only sometimes. This will promote the plant's root growth and increase its resilience to drought. Water the plant in the morning or evening when the sun is not hot. This will help reduce evaporation and allow the water to reach the roots more effectively.

Fertilisation: Wisteria plants are heavy feeders and need fertilisation regularly to grow. Use a balanced, slow-releasing fertiliser with a 10-10-10 NPK ratio. This will offer the plant the essential nutrients that it requires. Use the fertiliser in the spring, right before the plants start to grow again. This is when the plant would be most active and can use the nutrients best. For optimum growth and flowering, fertilise the wisteria every 4-6 weeks during the growing season.

Pruning: Wisteria requires regular pruning to keep its size and shape. Pruning also promotes healthy growth and produces maximum flowers. Prune in the late winter or early spring, just before new growth appears. Remove any dead or broken branches. Remove the lateral branches to promote the development of the main stems. If you wish to limit the size of your wisteria, cut the main stem to the desired length.



Pests: Some common pests affecting wisteria plants include aphids, Japanese beetles, mealybugs, scale insects and spider mites. These pests damage wisteria by feeding on the leaves and stems of the plant. These pests can be controlled by organic pesticides such as neem oil, garlic spray and horticultural oil.       

Japanese Beetle - Popillia japonica
Japanese Beetle - Popillia japonica can do a lot of damage to leaves.


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White waxy fuzzy mealybug pseudococcidae sucking nutrients from a stem.

Diseases: The most common diseases of wisteria are dieback, crown gall and leaf spots. Dieback disease is caused by fungi and bacteria that cause the plant to die, starting from the tips of the leaves. A biodegradable fungicide is required for treatment. Fungi or bacteria also cause leaf spots, and you will notice dark spots on the leaves. This disease can be treated with neem oil or fungicide spray.


Wisteria is a lovely and adaptable plant that may be used in various landscaping projects. Here are some ideas for using wisteria in your landscaping.

  • Wisteria can be trained to climb a trellis or an arbour, making a beautiful focal point in a garden or other outdoor space. This is a great way to give a flat or boring area some vertical interest.
  • Wisteria may be planted over a pergola to provide a gorgeous, shaded space for outdoor living and entertainment. This is a fantastic way to give a patio or deck extra privacy.
  • Wisteria can be combined with other climbing plants, such as roses, jasmine or clematis, to create a beautiful multi-layered effect.
  • Wisteria can be trained to climb an arch or gateway, creating a beautiful entrance to a garden or landscape.
purple climbing plant on a curves trellis.
A wall of colour created by growing wisteria on a curved trellis.

Why do you prefer wisteria over other vines for a pergola?

Pergola walkway with wisteria
Pergola walkway with wisteria in springtime before flowering. The wisteria will allow warming sunlight through in winter and early spring.

There could be various reasons you may prefer wisteria over other vines for pergolas.

  • Wisteria is renowned for its stunning, cascading flowers, which come in purple and blue. Numerous gardeners prefer this plant because of its huge and fragrant flowers.
  • It is a fast-growing vine that can quickly cover a pergola, creating a lush shaded area for outdoor living and entertaining.
  • The flowers last a few weeks, giving you a lot of colour for a long time.
  • These plants can flourish in a broad range of conditions, from locations with chilly winters to those with hot summers.
  • Relatively low maintenance once it is established. Regular pruning is necessary to keep it in shape, but it requires minimal care otherwise.

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Swimming Pool Design

5 Great Backyard Landscape Design Ideas

A backyard landscape is a residential garden sanctuary for relaxing, playing and entertaining. In modern suburban and gardening culture, backyard landscapes have a distinct role.

Backyard Outdoor Entertainment Area Design
Backyard Outdoor Entertainment Area Design using modern landscape design tools.

The Backyard as an Extension to the Home

The backyard has indeed grown to be a part of the house. A backyard may contribute to your outdoor living area by being appropriately landscaped, allowing you to entertain friends and family. Backyard gardens have developed into places for entertainment and relaxation.

Outdoor Entertaining with kitchen and vertical herb garden.
Outdoor Entertaining with kitchen and vertical herb garden.

Many features formerly reserved for the indoors are now included in the backyard decoration ideas, including fireplaces and fully functional kitchens. Backyard landscaping has multiple advantages, including improved quality of life in cities and other health and psychological benefits. For example, simply looking at a plant has been proven to lower blood pressure. Studies have shown that people who spend time in green areas have less stress and use fewer medical resources. Backyard landscaping can help reduce your energy bill because plants shade your property, allowing you to spend more time outside during the hot summer months.

An Outdoor Living Space

Your outdoor living area can be transformed into a multipurpose place for entertaining, relaxing, and playing with intelligent planning, design, and construction. The economic value of your house can also increase with customized backyard landscaping. It is usually ideal to start with a strategy when starting a backyard landscape project, so spend some time collecting landscape ideas and looking at photographs before entering into your backyard renovation. Here are the top five low-cost and environment-friendly backyard landscaping ideas.

Create a Vertical Living Wall

Vertical gardening is a technical term for developing a garden vertically with the help of a trellis or other support structure. These gardens adds a new dimension to growing environments. Vertical gardens are an excellent way to decorate garden walls. This form of gardening is highly economical, mainly if you use recycled items such as old plastic bottles, paint buckets, etc. Making a vertical garden can be an excellent way to save space while presenting your plants uniquely and creatively. The following are some vertical gardening ideas.

Using Old Shipping Pallets

Using wooden shipping pallets as a base for a vertical garden is one of the simplest and most successful methods. Old wellington boots attached to a wall or fence can be used to create a unique vertical garden. Make sure to drill drainage holes into the soles of your shoes to prevent waterlogging.

You can express your creativity by building a bunch of geometric-shaped wooden boxes. Colour these boxes differently, mount them to the wall, and decorate them with flower pots to enhance the beauty of your wall. Do not dispose of empty cans and paint buckets. You may reuse them by adding paint and rope and making them part of a stylish vertical garden.

Installing a Backyard Pergola

A pergola can serve as your yard's elegant and efficient focal point. They can be used to frame an entrance to a dining area or other destination and provide shade in a sunny location. Pergolas come in various forms and sizes, but they always serve the same purpose: to shield homeowners from harsh weather. Pergolas provide homeowners with more chances to enjoy their outside living space. It has organically developed into a focal point in backyards.

Backyard landscaping
Backyard landscaping. The pool is large and the second is not deep and small. Pergola with sun lounges. Trees in the background. stone tiles on the ground. 3d rendering.

Pergolas help in the Harsh Melbourne Climate

The top of a pergola is often made up of slats that provide a little shade. By planting and encouraging the growth of vines to cover them, you may create a living canopy that will make your place more natural, beautiful, and enjoyable during the hot summer months. Growing deciduous vines will save energy because they will cool your space in the summer and allow sunlight in the winter. A pergola filled with aromatic climbers such as jasmine, roses, wisteria, honeysuckle etc. will transform any yard into a beautiful area. All of these floral vines add beautiful colours to the pergola and landscape.

Add a Swimming Pool to your Backyard

Swimming is considered one of the best ways to keep the body in shape and in good health. It is a type of sport in which one can perform cardio workouts that is much easier than cycling and jogging. Swimming is also an excellent way to cool off in hot weather. Here are some swimming pool landscaping ideas for your backyard.

Photorealistic CAD design of a Backyard Swimming Pool.
Photorealistic CAD design of a Backyard Swimming Pool using Sketchup and Lumion.


Swimming pools are not limited to large landscape designs. You can also create a swimming pool in a small backyard landscape. For example, you can add a narrow lap pool to your backyard landscape, which is an excellent addition to a small backyard landscape. You can enhance its beauty by surrounding it with attractive flowers in pots. The wooden fences that surround the pool are sufficient to make it a relaxing area of the house.

Swimming pool designed with Sketchup and rendered with Lumion.
Swimming pool designed with Sketchup and rendered with Lumion.

You can construct a small basketball ring outside the pool for children so that they can play even while swimming. It is an excellent way to make bonding time more enjoyable.

You can also create a natural swimming pool using plants and a biological filtration system rather than chemicals to clean the water and maintain its purity. It is the same as providing nature with all the tools it needs to create an ideal and extremely secure swimming pool.

Planting Trees in your Backyard

Tree planting around the lawn is the most straightforward and sustainable approach to making a landscape more vibrant and inviting. When you plant the right tree in the right place, your tree is more likely to live a long, healthy life. The proper tree will also increase your garden's usability and benefit the environment and ecosystem. For example, for shade, you need to pick the trees with a broad canopy that will cast a big shadow. Deciduous trees are the best choice to provide shade to North facing windows in Melbourne. Manchurian Pear, Crepe myrtle, Chinese pistachio, Ginkgo biloba and golden Robinia are the best choice. This tree will protect you from the hot sun of the summer and allow the sun in the winter, which you can enjoy maximum time in your garden throughout the year.

Use a Splash of Colour in your Backyard Landscape Design.

If you want to increase the aesthetic appeal of your garden, you could plant something with bright colours or a different texture. Ornamental and flowering trees are a great start. Water gum plant, Dwarf magnolia, Griffith pink, and bottle brush are some ornamental trees you can use.

Landscaping for Backyard Privacy

Trees may also be used as a privacy screen to soften harsh landscapes. They also survive longer and are less expensive than regular fencing. Bambusa textilis ‘Gracilis’, Weeping lilly pilly, Ficus hilli ‘Flash’, Portuguese laurel, and Leighton Green Cypress are some best choices for Privacy and screening.

Backyard Landscape in South Yarra. Fast growing screening plants.
Backyard Landscape in South Yarra. Fast growing screening plants.

Easy and Simple Backyard Landscape Design

Landscaping is not rocket science. It is straightforward, and many simple designs can make your backyard beautiful and attractive. It just allows an exciting border to the lawn area with simple wooden posts laid in as a border. You can also make a stunning backyard landscape with multi-coloured fencing, gravel, beautiful lighting fixtures and multi-coloured seasonal or perennial flowers in the flower bed. In addition, the easy plants like clumping grasses and evergreen shrubs interest all seasons. The garden will look even more beautiful with the addition of colourful wooden furniture in the middle.

A Backyard Garden

Eating lunch in the sun in the winter season is delicious in your backyard garden and with greenery around you. It is just excellent and beautiful feelings. And how amazing is that to have a barbeque party in the backyard garden with family or friends on a chilly winter night, and there is smoke from burning coal around you and the delicious smell of the spices on the barbecue.

Low Cost Landscape Design Tips

A beautiful yard may look like it would cost a lot of money, but it doesn't have to be. You can make a cute, comfortable yard for little or no money by reusing an old watering can, bottles, paint buckets, putting down free mulch, hanging free string lights, and placing cheap wooden furniture. Plant perennial plants return with colour every growing season. Since you won't need to buy and grow annuals yearly, you may save money and time in the garden. Using containers to grow plants is also a cheap way to decorate your backyard. Flowers are affordable, pretty, and often the first thing people notice when they come over. Vertical gardening is also good for your wallet. So, with these tips, you can make your backyard look nice without spending much money.

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Pet friendly gardening

9 Best Plants for a Pet Friendly Garden

Your pet, especially your dog, will love outdoor areas and gardens. Because gardens are beautiful and stimulating spaces for dogs, it is important to have a Pet Friendly Garden. Dogs love gardens for a variety of reasons. Whether for their physical health or mental situation, having that extra outdoor space to roam during their relaxation makes all the difference in their happiness and behaviour.

French Bulldog pet friendly garden - Reds Landscaping and Design
French Bulldog in a pet friendly garden. Dogs enjoy getting out into the garden and having a sniff or a chew of the plants.

They can enjoy more freedom when they are outside than they can at home. During their walk, pets can freely sniff and relieve themselves wherever and whenever they want. They can feel the vast space around them, and regardless of whether they are on a leash or not, they think that they can roam free and explore new things.

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Dogs enjoying a run in the garden.

Dogs are incredibly active creatures who need a lot of physical exercise and movement to burn their energy and remain mentally and physically healthy. Insufficient physical activity is detrimental to their health and thus can negatively impact their behaviour. The outdoor areas and gardens are essential for dogs because, in the gardens, they can get the physical exercise they need, stimulate their senses, and provide them with some variety in their daily life.

Dog Garden Ideas - Reds Landscaping and Design
A French bulldog meditating in the garden.

The problem is that many beautiful and ornamental plants contain toxic chemicals that are dangerous to our puppies and other animals if they eat these plants. Here we discuss plants that are suitable for pet dogs.

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French bulldog enjoying a pet friendly garden.

1. Pet Friendly Snapdragons (Antirrhinum majus)

Snapdragons (Antirrhinum majus) are very popular short-lived garden perennials that are usually cultivated annually because the flower quality frequently falls after the first year. They are a staple of traditional flower gardens, with numerous applications ranging from mixed boundary gardens to flower boxes to patio containers. Its common name comes from the shape of the individual flower heads, which resemble a dragon's snout and open and close in a snapping action.

Snapdragon Pet friendly plant - Reds Landscaping and Design
Colourful varieties of snapdragon, an upright annual flower that is generally safe for pets.

Snapdragons are one of several dog-friendly plants. These vibrant and energetic flowers not only offer a splash of colour to your yard but are also perfectly safe for domestic pets and dogs. They have no trouble with snapdragons in the garden. According to the American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals, snapdragons are entirely non-toxic for cats, dogs, and other domestic pets. Hence can be part of your Pet Friendly Garden. However, pesticide application on the plant may harm pets.

2. Pet Friendly Fuchsia

Fuchsias are one of the world's most beautiful, distinctive, and well-loved perennial garden plants. They are incredibly adaptable and may be cultivated in shady conditions. These plants are popular not just in gardens but also in hanging pots. They flower from late spring to early winter and convey happiness with their vibrant colours. In full bloom, the bush resembles a cluster of full-skirted ballet dancers. Fuchsias can be grown in all parts of Australia. It can be grown as bushes, hedges, or espalier against a fence wall.

Fuchsias and Petunias - Reds Landscaping and Design
Fuchsias and Petunias in a hanging basket. Both of these plants are generally pet friendly. The ivy below is toxic.

Fuchsia flowers are not poisonous to dogs. If your dog ate any part of the fuchsia plant, including the berries, seed pods, and flowers, they would be fine if there were no fertilisers, pesticides, or herbicides. Fuchsias are not poisonous and are said to be juicy and sweet. This could be a good choice for your Pet Friendly Garden.

3. Camellias are safe for your dog or cat

Camellias, also known as Queens of the Winter Flowers, are gorgeous evergreen shrubs that are highly regarded for the brilliance of their beautiful flowers, outstanding evergreen leaves, and compact, rounded form. These shrubs flower from early autumn through winter and into early spring. The flowers come in various sizes, colours, and shapes. They are adaptable and straightforward to grow as shrubs. Camellias may thrive in any part of Australia. In the landscape, camellias can be used as specimen plants, borders or hedges, foundations, and screens.

Pink Camellia pet friendly - Reds Landscaping and Design
The Camellia is a pet friendly shrub that can be used as a safer alternative to the toxic azalea.

Touching or consuming camellias is harmless and non-toxic for dogs and other animals. Camellia bushes are not known to possess any known poisons. The blooms and foliage are both non-toxic to dogs and cats. Therefore, feel free to plant this lovely shrub in your Pet Friendly Garden.

4. Sunflower (Helianthus annuus)

The sunflower (Helianthus annuus) is possibly one of the easiest flowers you can grow in the garden. Sunflowers come in sizes that range from dwarf varieties (46 cm tall) to giant types (4 m tall). You can find sunflowers in colours ranging from very pale yellow to dark burgundy red, and all shades of yellow, red, and orange in between. The stunning sunflower blooms are pretty and brighten the garden, making gorgeous cut flowers.

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Sunflowers over cloudy blue sky. Sunflowers are safe for your pet and the seeds can be added to your dog's dinner.

Sunflower is an excellent choice for a dog-friendly garden because it is non-toxic and safe for dogs and other pets. They can not harm your furry friend. However, it is a fact that too much of anything is usually wrong. Your dog could run into trouble if he eats excessive sunflower seeds. The shells of sunflower seeds can cause serious digestive problems for them.

Dwarf Sunflowers - Reds Landscaping and Design
Balcony gardening: two terracotta flower pots with yellow dwarf sunflowers by stainless steel railing, on white tiles. Sunflowers are safe for your pet.


5. Magnolias

Magnolias are stunning shrubs and ornamental trees that give the garden a touch of show-stopping fascination. Their magnificent, tulip- or star-like flowers come in various colours, including pure white, pink, deep purple, and even yellow. Many have a pleasant aroma as well. Magnolias range in size from small shrubs to enormous trees, and they can be either deciduous or evergreen. Deciduous magnolias in Australia develop their stunning blossoms on bare stems in the late winter to announce spring. Magnolia as a hedge is a favourite selection for Australian gardens, and some even think it raises the value of the surrounding properties. This could be a good choice for your Pet Friendly Garden.

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Magnolia Little Gem in a fiberglass pot. Magnolias are non-toxic to pets. The buxus however, contains alkaloids, which are toxic to dogs.

Magnolias are not poisonous to dogs. If your dog is snacking on the magnolia's beautiful flowers, stems, seed pods, and fallen leaves, he will be fine. However, your furry friend should stay away from this plant when it has been treated with pesticides or any other foliar spray.


6. Heuchera (Heuchera spp.) 

Heuchera (Heuchera spp.) is a clumping perennial often known as Coral Bells. In semi-shaded gardens, they are beneficial as great foliage plants. They look good in shaded areas and provide year-round colour. Coral bells form neat clumps with beautiful, finely lobed leaves and are available in various colours. These colourful little plants are available in multiple colours, including lime green, chocolate brown, red, burgundy, deep purple, two-tone, and others. Coral bell can grow almost everywhere in Australia.

Heuchera Non-Toxic to Dogs - Reds Landscaping and Design
Heuchera is Non-Toxic to Dogs, cats and horses.

If your canine companion decides to taste a coral bell plant, there is no need to worry because all parts of the coral bells are safe and non-toxic to dogs. But if a dog were to eat a large quantity of the plant, it might experience an upset stomach, but the plant parts are not poisonous.

7. The Bottlebrush

The bottlebrush, often called the crimson bottlebrush, weeping bottlebrush, or prickly bottlebrush, is a beautiful evergreen shrub or small tree renowned for its abundance of brightly coloured spikes with threadlike flowers. Bottlebrush fits nicely with most landscapes and delivers a stunning display of colours over an extended period. Most flower spikes are red, although they can also be pink, yellow, purple, green, or white. Bottlebrush also has beautiful foliage in addition to its flower spikes.

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Rainbow Lorikeet in the bottlebrush tree on a rainy day at Woy Woy, NSW, Australia. The bottlebrush will also attract wildlife to your garden.

Because bottlebrush is non-toxic and suitable for dogs and other pets, it is a lovely and fantastic choice that fits nicely into the Pet Friendly Garden.

8. The Pet Friendly African daisies

African daisies, members of the family Asteraceae, look like common daisies. But unlike the traditional daisies, these have vibrant colours. African daisies are excellent ground cover plants and a source of lovely cut flowers. African daisies can quickly grow to form handsome, heat and frost tolerant, rounded shrubs that are adorned with flowers from spring to autumn. Their compact habits lend well to pots and sunny borders, providing a nice pop of reliable, easy colour where you need it. The African daisies stay open night and day. Additionally, they are more robust overall and can tolerate more shade.

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Colourful African daisies (Dimorphoteca, Osteospermum). The dog friendly African daisy with its vibrant colours makes for a great pet friendly addition to your garden.

African daisies are not poisonous to your cats and dogs and are therefore especially suited to your garden. You will not have to worry even if a pet nibbles on the plant because the African daisy is not poisonous to your pets. Due to its non-toxicity, this plant is an excellent addition to the Pet Friendly Garden.

9. Petunias

Petunias are low spreading or mounding plants with broad, trumpet-shaped, five-lobed flowers and branching foliage. These beautiful annuals come in various colours: white, pink, red, blue, and purple. They frequently have a variety of multi-coloured patterns. Petunias make excellent garden centrepiece flowers. This flower is fantastic for adding a pop of colour to your yard because it is brimming with beautiful colours and has a pleasant scent. They give great colour to garden design and yard landscaping and make excellent ground covers and blooming borders.

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A cute French bulldog and bouquet of pet friendly petunia flowers.

Your dog will be safe around petunias since these flowering plants are dog friendly and not poisonous. If your dog eats petunias, they will be safe. However, eating anything in a large quantity can cause problems.

Red's Landscaping Botanical Design Packages

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Our dedicated horticulturalist will ensure the plants selected will work with your soil and weather requirements and will sustain growth for years to come. This package comes with 2 snapshot renders detailing how the planting scheme will look once established in your landscape. This package also features an installation guide and a care guide. These guides will help you understand the water, shade, and fertilising requirements of each plant and will help you spot early warning signs of stress or disease. These guides will ensure that you have the knowledge to understand each plant's specific requirements and maintain them to maturity.

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Landscape Designers Top 11 Tips

Landscape designers rely on several landscape design techniques to create inviting and vibrant outdoor spaces.

Whether it's a small courtyard in the city or a large property in the country, creating an outdoor space is essential when it comes to landscape design.

You may have heard landscape designers talk about the two categories of softscape and hardscape when discussing landscaping design.

The non-plant parts of your garden's hardscape include things like paths, decks, patios, retaining walls, sculptures, and fountains.

Garden Fountain
A fountain is a great focal point and a great way to hide traffic noise in a small inner city garden. Fountains and retaining walls are part of the landscape design hardscaping.

Softscaping, a component of landscape design, refers to the live, horticultural elements used in landscaping. It is a straightforward reference to plants. Softscape elements include things like flowers, plants, grass, soil, flower beds, and ground cover. Despite their names, mulch and prickly trees are not always soft to the touch, and neither are softscape components. Landscape designers employ a range of softscaping techniques to design outdoor spaces that feel warm and natural. But bear in mind that you should start with the hardscape when planning your front yard, backyard, or garden. Boundaries and a softscape will be produced as a result.

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Landscape Designers Softscaping installation. Softscaping is the live, horticultural elements used in landscaping


Here are some of the best expert tips for creating a stunning environment.


  1. Sketch your landscape design concept on Graph paper


Graph paper might assist in putting your thoughts onto paper and out of your mind. Starting from scratch is usually a smart idea when designing a landscape.

Use your drawings to illustrate the themes of your thoughts. Learn about your surroundings and determine the size of your garden before introducing any items.

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landscape designer creating a concept sketch. Graph paper can also be used to help with scale and proportion.

Select an angle. Your garden might be imagined as a viewpoint or an elevation.


  1. Landscape Designers employ geodata


Geodata is used extensively by landscape designers and may be used with CAD. A really correct scientific analysis is presented. Every project may benefit from it, and it can provide access to some of the open source and internet-inaccessible data.

Landscape Designers use Geodata
Geographic data can be sourced from telematics devices, Global Positioning System (GPS) data, geospatial satellite imagery, Internet of Things, and geotagging. (Source Heavy AI)

Trimble Sketchup has a built in tool for bringing terrain data into your landscape design.

SketchUp’s Geo-location tool and bring in exact terrain imagery with the click of a button.
SketchUp’s Geo-location tool and bring in exact terrain imagery with the click of a button. (Source Sketchup.com)


  1. CAD programs for Landscape Designers


Landscape designers and anyone planning to create a landscape need CAD software. CAD garden design software is an essential component of the landscape architect's toolkit in today's competitive market, allowing teams to interact easily and providing customers with a better visual understanding of the finished product. Autocad, Archicad, and Trimble Sketchup are just a few of the many software programs that may be used for landscape design.

Swimming pool designed with Sketchup and rendered with Lumion.
Swimming pool designed with Sketchup and rendered with Lumion.


  1. A concrete step that floats


Your landscape design might seem more contemporary and opulent by using floating concrete stairs.

Some ideas include building stairs with grass inserts, balancing steps to provide aesthetic interest, or adding lighting to the steps.

Floating concrete steps
Floating concrete steps will add a modern look to your landscape design.
  1. Insitu concrete walls


On the construction site, in-situ concrete walls are poured directly into formwork. This approach is intriguing because it produces landscaping options for homes and public areas that are long-lasting, beautiful, and affordable.


  1. Design of landscaping infrastructure


There is a degree of complexity in designing landscape infrastructure that has to be considered. In this situation, parks may make the most of the frothier natural environment's resources. Sustainability is a further consideration since every landscape project should mimic biodiversity. Ecosystem advantages are provided through landscape infrastructure. The boundaries and secret to building sensitive and effective developments that adapt to their environment are defined by landscape architects.

A boardwalk runs past the yoga mat and the urban wetlands. Balwyn Community Centre.
A boardwalk runs past the yoga mat and the urban wetlands. Balwyn Community Centre.


  1. Themes and layering


Landscape layering seeks to provide a well balanced scene. Repetition, size, depth, and balance are some fundamental methods.

These landscape design techniques can be used to great effect in the landscape design of smaller gardens to make the gardens appear larger.


  1. Focal Point in Landscape Design


In landscape design, it's crucial to draw attention to certain components and focus areas. The eye is naturally attracted to that area. One of the greatest hardscape components to use to create a focal point is a garden fountain. Working with the colours and previous texture of the garden, one may create some intriguing focus spots.


  1. Vertical Space


One of the ideas that has recently developed is vertical gardening. Even if they have been there for a while, they might be fascinating since you can grow anything there, from veggies to perennial plants. The wall may be used in a variety of ways, including as a garden screen!


  1. The importance of horticulture


Horticulturists manage plants while researching factors that impact their development, such as plant diseases or cross-breeding, in an effort to increase plant production. Landscape architects utilize computer modeling tools to create gardens. Maintaining the landscape's quality requires horticulture.

Designers of landscapes are aware that placing trees properly is crucial. When planting trees, provide adequate space around each one to account for the size and area that a fully grown tree will need. To assist soften harsh corners and other sharp lines, you may plant trees around the perimeter of your garden.

Books and publications are also useful resources when seeking ideas and inspiration for landscape design. Designing a landscape while keeping material, cost, and efficiency in mind.

Landscape Designers' Top Tips for Softscaping

Landscape design is essential for establishing an outdoor space, whether a little courtyard in the city or a large property in the country. Softscape and hardscape are two fundamental components of landscaping design. These essential components work together to create a functional, comfortable, and visually pleasing front yard or backyard for you, your family, friends, and visitors to enjoy. The hardscape elements are the non-plant parts of your garden, such as driveways, walkways, decks, patios, retaining walls, statues, and fountains. In contrast, "softscaping" is a component of landscape design that refers to the living, horticultural elements involved in landscaping. Softscape elements include flowers, plants, grass, soil, flower beds, and groundcover. Despite the name, softscape elements are not always soft to touch; thorny trees and mulch are also considered part of the softscape design.

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Plan the plant heights to create a layered effect. Make use of plant foliage to create colour contrasts. Make trees in neighbouring gardens part of the view.

The perfect softscape can do much more than create a beautifully fragrant outdoor environment. It can create a sanctuary to return to at the end of every day. In a space moulded to your needs, softscaping adds a unique personality to every design. Softscaping is much more affordable. The cost of seeds, plants, mulch, and decent soil is much less than that of artificial materials. Softscaping is used to fill in the gaps in your landscape design. However, unlike hardscape, it requires regular maintenance, and regular watering, fertilizing, trimming, and weeding are necessary. Experienced landscape designers know how to design gardens to minimise this maintenance and suppress garden weeds.


Weeding a Dandelion
Weeding a Dandelion. Dandelions have a long tap root which must be dug our to prevent the weed returning.


Landscape designers rely on several softscaping techniques to make outdoor spaces feel natural and inviting. But remember, start with the hardscape when designing your front yard, backyard or garden. This will provide boundaries and structure softscape around. Here are some top tips for softscaping for designing a beautiful landscape.

Creating a Garden Lawn

Lawn grass is essential for a beautiful landscape and is a design feature often used by landscape designers. A landscape is incomplete without lawn grass. With their visual appeal and texture, native and ornamental grasses are popular in modern landscaping ideas. There are many benefits of lawn grass, such as that it controls erosion, improves soil quality, reduces water runoff, reduces noise pollution, and creates a cooling effect during warm weather.

Landscape designers Classic English garden lawn and hedge.
Lawns and a circular Yew hedge.

Many types of grasses are used as lawn grass, but buffalo grass, couch, Queensland blue couch, Kikuyu, and Zoysia are the popular lawn grasses used in Australia. Buffalo grass (Stenotaphrum secundatumis) is native to Central and North America and is a tough turf grass. Couch grass is a warm-season grass that thrives in the Australian climate. The couch is highly sought after for its delicate leaves and lush, deep green colour. Zoysia is inadvisable for Melbourne yards, whereas Buffalo, Couch, and Kikuyu are best for Melbourne climates. Landscape designers aiming for a more sustainable solution will use eco gardening techniques like mass plantings of lomandra instead.

Landscape Designers Love Flowering Plants

Flowers make any landscape more beautiful. Beautiful and colourful flowers will add aesthetic appeal to your yard. Choose a small number of plants of contrasting colours when you add flowers to your landscape. Avoid adding too many accents, as this can spoil the look by creating a riot of colours. Your landscape can still look good and inviting, even with a few flowering plants.

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Beautiful vibrant azalea flower tree blooming in the botanical garden, in Kyiv. Bright flowers Close up. Botanical greeting card.

You can add flowers close to the edge of a patio or walkways. By doing this, you can make your outdoor feel cozy and welcoming. Edging with one flowering species is also really attractive. You can choose a cheap and densely growing flowering plant for this purpose, such as marigold, asters or chrysanthemums. An oval flowering bed in the centre of a well-maintained lawn is often attractive and popular. The flowers inside a round bed can be a single colour, a random mix colour of two or more or in several colours which follow the round pattern.

Landscape Design with Aquatic Plants

Decorating the water feature, such as a fountain in your garden, with aquatic plants will completely change its appearance. Many aquatic plants can be grown in the fountain and transformed into a more natural water feature. The garden fountain plants might be shallow, deep, or floating, and each has a distinctive look.

Nymphaea violacea – Blue Lily This floating perennial herb with magnificent blue-violet blooms is native to northern Australia
Close-up of a native Australian water lily (Nymphaea violacea) in the wild, Fogg Dam, Darwin, Northern Territory, Australia

Water lilies are another aquatic plant that will win your heart with mesmerizing blooms. With the proper care, you can enjoy the beautiful array of lovely colours and fresh fragrances almost all year. Water Iris is an aquatic plant that can thrive in a small fountain. Water Irises vary in colour and are easy to take care of. They thrive in warmer climates and are the first to bloom in spring.

Landscape Design with Shrubs

Choosing suitable shrubs adds visual interest to the landscape. They can be used to divide areas that are often easy to hardscape. Plant a row of shrubs as a privacy fence. They also make a great backdrop for other plants. Flowering shrubs provide colour and structure and can be used as groundcovers, hedge plants, or eye-catching focal points.

plants for commercial landscaping White flowers of Westringia fruticosa
White flowers of Westringia fruticosa

You can fill your garden with ornamental shrubs that bloom from early spring through late autumn and winter. Many flowering shrubs add extra colours and perfume the air with their signature fragrance. You can give them various shapes you like. For example, balls shape are ideal for line garden paths. Planting shrubs in front of your yard will create a refuge for wildlife and a frame for your entrance. A wide variety of shrubs are used in Australia, perfect for filling the gaps in the garden and making your garden bright, colourful and fragrant as azaleas, bottlebrush, Lilly pilly, Rhododendron, cheesewood, Westringia etc. are famous.

Landscape Designers tips for creating vertical space

Landscaping with climbing plants

Using hanging and climbing plants is a simple way to combine hardscaping and softscaping elements. Pergolas and gazebos are great places for hanging and climbing vines, which give the wood and metal structure a more natural look. Climbing vines are also highly beneficial and may provide a more natural aspect to garden surfaces and retaining walls.

Climbing Fig Glen Iris
A Climbing Fig (Ficus pumila) growing on a brick wall in Glen Iris.

They may also be used to fill up gaps in conventional fencing. You may add flowering vines to build a colourful, diversified, and beautiful environment. Plant vines that flow over retaining walls, pergolas, or fences to add a wild character to your front or back yard. This simple technique covers man-made components while giving your yard a rugged appearance for the whole season.

Climbing Clematis
Climbing Clematis ads a splash of colour.

Walls are often used to provide privacy in the landscape. Colourful vines are an effective technique to dress up regions unsuitable for producing beautiful greenery, such as wood, natural stone, or concrete block walls.

11. Planting Trees 

Trees are lovely landscaping features. In addition to improving the aesthetic appeal of your garden, they may also offer excellent shade on sunny days. Many kinds of trees can accomplish a wide variety of looks and functions. Pine trees might meet your demands if you need an evergreen tree that is full and lush. If you are seeking unique designs, palms may be a good choice. In short, whatever your desire, there is definitely a tree that can fulfil it. Several trees might work well in your backyard.

Corymbia ficifolia or red flowering gum is native to southern Western Australia.
Corymbia ficifolia or red flowering gum is native to southern Western Australia.

If you live in a warm region, you will likely prefer a shade tree that is typically tall and has densely clustered, brightly coloured branches and large leaves. Many trees produce more gorgeous flowers than others. Your property's flowering tree will provide magic in early spring and a much-needed touch of colour after the winter. Flowers are not the primary decorative element of trees. Some trees are beautiful due to their attractive growth habits, foliage, and changing fall colour. Due to these traits, decorative trees enhance the beauty of your yard.

Landscape designers know proper tree placement is essential. Consider the size and area that a fully grown tree will demand, so during tree planting, provide enough space around it. You may plant trees at the edge of your garden to help soften sharp corners and other sharp lines.

3D Landscape Design Packages.

Our 3D design package will allow you to collaborate on your design in real time with one of our senior landscape designers. Using some advanced software and hardware, we can create immediate 3D renders. This allows for a visual assessment of the design from every viewpoint. It will let you see and understand how all the elements are intended to come together, giving you an instant sense of serenity.

Our software can create an artificial sun and project light and heat on any given day or time. This ability to replicate the exact angle and temperature of the sun rays projecting on the building prior to construction is  why this package is the peoples favourite. With this amount of influence and control over your future outdoor space, its easy to see how this package will drive confidence, clarity and transparency into the build and assure all trades and parties are moving towards the same goal.

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