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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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 Extra Touches to Take Your Landscaping to the Next Level

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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 Tree 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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Do I need a Landscape Designer?

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Another way to put this is – What to expect from a Landscape Designer?


Even if your project seems simple, maybe laying a new lawn, a garden bed and doing some paving, it can be a massive help, and save money in the long-run, to get a professional landscaper in to assist. Why not make sure the work is done well the first time around?

We’ll explain here what you get when you hire a designer for your project. And if any of it sounds like something you want but can’t do yourself – then you probably need to get an expert!

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Where to begin with a landscape design?

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Are you tired of your current property?

Just bought a house and need a makeover so you can really call it your own?

Your next move is to get a landscape design, but where to begin?


Before you take the plunge and hire a landscape designer, there are a few things to consider so you can…

  1. Help the designer understand exactly what you are after.
  2. Be sure you will get a design you love.

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How to choose the best lawn for your landscape project.

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Choosing the best lawn for your landscape project in Perth.

Does your lawn resemble a very large sand-pit – but not one you would let small children play in?

That is more common than you might think in Perth, due to its sandy soils and hot temperatures, but choosing the right grass for a new lawn install can transform your property into a lush green oasis anyone would be happy to play on!

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Hardscape or Softscape Landscaping

The rise of DIY shows and the trend of turning backyards into outside rooms has led to hardscaping (with a few plants on the side) replacing the humble lawn. Hardscaping includes all non-living elements of your backyard design – patio, deck, paving, concrete – often areas otherwise covered by grass. And while they might look fantastic, there are some definite drawbacks to installing too much hardscaping – everything in moderation to create a well-balanced design.  Continue reading Hardscape or Softscape Landscaping