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Beautiful Ways to Landscape Around a Pool
Having a glistening pool in your backyard is the pinnacle of the Australian dream and is the perfect way to while away the hours enjoying summertime with friends and family.  Whether you’re considering installing a pool or you’re looking for pool landscaping ideas for your already existing pool, read on to get inspired and see how you can turn your pool from simple and suburban to a lush, stylish, modern oasis that your family will never want to leave!  In-ground swimming pools Building an in-ground pool can be tricky. There are many council requirements that you’ll need to take into...
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Your Ultimate Guide to Vertical Gardens
Short on space or have a fairly large and imposing blank wall you’d like to fill with gorgeous green? Consider installing a beautiful vertical garden!  No matter what type or size of space you have to work with, the expert landscape designers at Landart can work with you to create a stunning vertical wall garden that will bring the beauty of luscious nature to your home. Whether you want a statement winter ivy wall, a tropical oasis or a bright burst of floral colour, we can design and install something amazing for you! Let’s learn more about vertical gardens, where...
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The Ultimate Guide to Pool Fencing
Having a beautiful, sparkling pool in your backyard is a part of the Australian dream, as there really is nothing better than watching your kids, friends and family frolic and lounge around a crystal-clear pool on a hot summer’s day.  With the pool being such an integral part of the Australian lifestyle, pool fencing is equally as important as it keeps everyone who swims or visits your backyard safe (whether they can swim or not).  There is strict legislation and requirements surrounding pool fencing installation and pool gates which can differ depending on which state of Australia you are in,...
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Landscaping With Tiger Grass
Background Tiger grass (also commonly known by its official name ‘Thysanolaena Maxima’) is a tropical plant from Thailand that looks  similar to bamboo.Despite their similar appearance, tiger grass is actually a perennial grass and it won’t produce side shoots or runners like bamboo. This makes it much easier to control and prevent the spread across your garden, as tiger grass will remain relatively static throughout its lifetime. Use in Australia Despite its origins in tropical Thailand, tiger grass will thrive in almost all areas of Australia, barring Tasmania and any cold mountainous regions that encounter frost. It will compliment a...
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Garden Lighting Design
Bring your vision to light with our garden lighting design services in Sydney. Whether you want to illuminate just one feature or a whole space, the Landart team can consult on all aspects of your landscape lighting plans and help turn your dream into a perfect reality. Our lighting process is bespoke and tailored to your individual needs, desires and budget. We’ll first meet you onsite to discuss your ideas and our concepts before going away to create a garden lighting design proposal that fits you. Then, once all approved, we’ll get to work on brightening up your space. It’s...
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Things You May Not Know About The Jacaranda Tree
The dreamy haze of purple-blue lined streets. Fallen flowers that make a beautiful carpet of blue. Who doesn’t leave the beautiful jacaranda tree? With Spring upon us, we thought we’d compile some facts about our favourite jacaranda tree!   Jacarandas are not native to Australia Jacarandas, also known as, jacaranda mimosifolia have been steadily growing in Australia for over 150 years, but despite this, are not native to Australia. Originally from parts of Central and South America, jacaranda seeds were thought to be brought along with sea captains sailing from South America, with Sir James Martin possibly planting the first...
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5 Tips for Rural Landscape Design
Rural landscape design can be intimidating and tricky if you don’t know what you’re doing. You most likely have a lot of land you don’t know what to do with, while also having to consider how you’re going to blend your dream garden design with the surrounding bushland and native flora. So, with that in mind, we’ve put together our best tips for making your rural garden a beautiful reality: Fence it in If you have plants that may be eaten by wildlife then it may be worth installing a boundary fence secure the site with a fence. If you’ve...
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