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Choosing the Right Plants for Pool Landscaping

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Adding some plants around your pool area can provide privacy and shade, as well as make the space that much more attractive and inviting. However, not all plants are able to withstand a chlorine or saltwater environment, and some plants also don’t like the harsh micro-climate that the winds, bright sunlight and increased humidity can create.

This guide will give you some ideas on how to choose the best plants for your pool, letting you know some of the most chlorine tolerant plants, along with what to look out for. This will help you save money and time and make sure you have the best plants for around your pool.

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Blog Feature – Showcasing Small Garden Design Ideas

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Recently our Perth Landscaping team had the opportunity to showcase our small garden design ideas at a garden show here in Perth. Our landscape design for small gardens showcases how effective design can make the most of your small space.

As Perth’s population grows, urban infill is increasing. This means more townhouses and units which means smaller backyards and courtyards. A great small garden design can help ensure you create a place you’ll love – no matter how small your outdoor area.
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Perth Landscaping Design & Install – Client Backyard Makeover

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Perth Landscaping Design & Installation Showcase

 Client Backyard Makeover – Paul & Diane – Perth

Emma approached us a couple of months before Christmas last year, wanting to offer a landscape makeover as a gift to her parents.

See how we took their landscape from sand pit to gorgeous green oasis…

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Perth Landscaping Design – Perth City Garden Makeover

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Perth Landscaping Design & Installation

Client case study – Marcus – Backyard Re-design

At Perth Landscaping we love creating gardens you can be proud of – and that is exactly what we achieved for Marcus; a client with a very unimaginative and poorly-installed design who wanted a tailor-made, stunning outdoor area to integrate with his lifestyle and tastes.

Find out how we helped Marcus transform his ‘developer’s garden’ into an amazing space where he can be truly Garden Proud!

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Creative Landscape Design Ideas

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When many people think of landscape gardening they immediately think of digging, dirt, and mess. But one aspect of any beautiful garden involves landscaping – and those extra touches that make it stand out.

Landscaping goes beyond pragmatic elements of gardening, such as growing vegetables, to focus more on the decorative desire of having a beautiful garden.

Many people can be unsure of how to approach landscaping. That’s why we have created this blog to share some of our landscaping ideas to help you get started.

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3 Ways to Give Your Garden Design Form and Function

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With the sun beginning to stretch its rays longer and longer throughout the day, you might begin to think about spending more time outdoors.

More specifically, garden design crosses your mind.

Maybe you’re finally finding time to get started on that garden you’ve always dreamed of. Or maybe you’re looking to change it up.

Regardless of where you’re at in the gardening phase, here are some top ways to get the most out of your garden.

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How to Find the Best Landscape Gardeners in Perth

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When it comes to your garden, you want to make the most of the space you have and get it looking its best.

Unfortunately, due to a lack of time or a green thumb, many people can’t nurture it to that level… That’s where landscape gardeners come in.

A landscape gardener is a professional who can work towards fulfilling all of your garden needs and goals. But if you have never hired a gardener or have had a bad experience it can be hard to know where to find one.

We know we do a good job, but we have many clients who go through a few companies before they get to us because they haven’t done their research properly.

That’s why we have created this short guide on how to find the best landscape gardeners in Perth so that you can find the perfect fit for your garden.

Let’s get to it!

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Which Plants are Best Around Pools in a Landscape Design?

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Pool Plant Design

A pool is a must-have in Perth – it’s hard to get through those 40+ degree days without one! If you are looking to have a pool installed or wanting to create a gorgeous design for your existing pool that includes a lot of foliage, it’s important to have a good idea of what plants will look great without causing issues in the future. Most people would think to get a garden design before beginning to landscape their outdoors – but it’s just as important to have a good pool plant design before adding a bunch of plants to your pool area!

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4 Landscaping Ideas For Your Garden

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Landscape design is an art.

As such, your outdoor space will be an expression of your personality and your style.

Your backyard is an extension of your home. It is no different than your living room, kitchen, or bedroom in that you want to your landscape to have as much character and style as the rest of your house.

It should come as no surprise that there are many style options to choose from when it comes to creating custom landscaping.
For that extra little something to really accentuate your landscaping, have a look at some of our tips below…

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Choosing the Right Trees for your Landscape Design

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Why would this be so important when it comes to planning and selecting plants for your landscape design? Because tree selection can’t be from a purely aesthetic standpoint. Trees have many pros, but also some cons which would be considered.

Of course, you should choose one you will love and which suits the design, but you also need to understand the long-term effects and nature of the tree – they can have a large impact on many areas of your design and garden.

Consult the questions below and our list of possible hazards before making your selection…

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