Modified Wicking Bed

Modified Wicking Bed

Wicking beds are a fantastic solution to provide a healthy soil for growing annual vegetables or plants that become stressed in Victoria’s hot summers. They reduce evaporation by watering from beneath, and encourage roots to head deeper. A criticism is however...
Tiny Houses

Tiny Houses

There is a lot of air time dedicated to the topic of tiny houses. In time mainstream television and media will move on once the ratings show signs of a plateau or decline, but we believe the interest in downsizing, re-connecting with nature, and eliminating material...
Natural Curves

Natural Curves

Some materials will allow natural curves to form and can be used sculpturally to create features within a garden design. Here we have a wire trellis fixed to the planter below and allowed to form a natural arch, which the beans are using to great effect with the...
Embodied Energy

Embodied Energy

Embodied energy is the amount of energy required to produce a particular item or material and make it available for use. Highly processed materials such as stainless steel, glass, and concrete take a lot of energy to produce when all manufacturing processes, mining...
Companion Planting

Companion Planting

Utlising the qualities of one plant to aid nearby plants is a way of creating resilience within a garden design. Deep rooted plants can be planted next to plants with shallow roots without competition for moisture and nutrients, some plants can attract beneficial...