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English classic garden design

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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 of symmetry in these English …

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Landscape Garden Design Ideas from the Melbourne International Flower and Garden Show.

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A great way to develop your landscape garden design ideas is to get to one of the annual garden shows around the country or around the world. One of the biggest shows in the Southern Hemisphere is the Melbourne International Flower and Garden Show at the Royal Exhibition Building and Carlton Gardens just north got the Melbourne CBD. This five …

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National Eucalypt Day

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National Eucalypt Day is on Friday 23 March 2018. Events and celebrations will be taking place around Australia.  Although its natural habitat is almost exclusively in the southern hemisphere. the Eucalypt, or gum tree, is now one of the world’s most widely planted hardwood trees. Part of popularity is the tree’s characteristics of being fast growing, hardy and adaptable as …

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Lawn care on the Gold Coast. Tips for creating a beautiful lawn.

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It is often a dream of home owners to have a beautiful patch of bright green lawn in their backyard. Many people will be have been watching the cricket and admiring the beautiful condition of the outfield turf covering the Melbourne Cricket Ground. Some people are a little less enthusiastic about the wicket. With the Commonwealth games beginning in April …