Simon McCurdy Landscapes completed this beautiful townhouse project in 2018. This property was a new build and required landscaping to the front and back yard. These photos have been taken after a year of growth in the garden, which has matured beautifully and is looking lush and bright.
At the front of the property we have used rendered concrete planter boxes to create a feature of their own. Between these planter boxes are grey concrete steps with a decorative trowel pattern, uplit with Aqualux LED lighting. Trachelospermum jasminoides (star jasmine) sits inside the planter boxes surrounding Lagerstroemia (crape myrtle) in the centre. Mature Rhaphiolepis Indica ‘snow maiden’ create a hedge boundary at the edge of the front garden.
At the side of the property, our team has created a soft and natural feel to this pathway. This area receives dappled light, so our team has planted accordingly. We have installed a hardwood batten screen and some Japanese maples that are uplit to create a feature of shadows against the screen. Below, we have precast concrete round stepping stones, and Ajuga reptans between the stones.
As you enter the property and walk down the hallway, you have a view to outside, where this powder coated bladed sphere sculpture sits amongst our personal favourite flowers, cream coloured Clivia miniata, to make a statement from the inside and outside.
Making your way to the back garden, you will find the outdoor kitchen and alfresco area with a pergola. We have used signature synthetic turf from Tuff Turf. This townhouse was built with 2-metre-high fences, sitting on top of retaining walls. Here, our team has planted mature Ficus hillii plants in 100L size with 1 metre spacing, to ensure when you look out to the garden from inside the home, you see lush greenery rather than a fence. We have also planted some more Trachelospermum jasminoides (star jasmine) to dress up the edges of this garden.