The Human & Health Benefits of Green Spaces

­­­Communities with better access & density of green spaces reliably produce healthier, happier, more productive residents who rely less on public health services. When properly designed and maintained, they can reduce reports of crime, and provide the extended benefits of reducing air pollution, noise pollution, and cooling communities significantly in summer If, like many of us, you were lucky enough …

GARDEN INSPIRATION – MINIM COVE RESIDENCE

This stunning Minim Cove residence is a perfect example of landscape and architecture coming together in integrated harmony, transforming what was a difficult corner block into an aesthetically pleasing and functional home. Engaged early in the planning stages of the home design we were able to make suggestions as to how the landscape could help scale the multi storey façade …

Edible plants to start growing now

If your stay-at-home-sourdough has sparked an interest in getting hands on with produce, you’re looking to spurn the chilly outdoors & get some more green in your life, now is a good time to start growing some edible plants. Autumn & winter in Perth are mild, and a great time to establish some new plants, particularly deciduous fruit trees, in …

The Great WA Outdoors

The silver lining of closed borders is the reminder to travel where we are. If you’re a day tripper or a long distance rover, WA has a breathtaking walk for you. WA is home to many great walks & trails, from the urban-legendary Swan View Tunnel to the world renowned Bibbulmun Track. Here are some of the great tracks we’ve …

Creative child friendly outdoor spaces

OUTDOOR PLAY GROUNDS Creative play is an essential part of all children’s lives and in an age of iPad’s, TV’s and electronics, encouraging them to get enough “outside time” can sometimes be a challenge. Cubby Houses & Sand Pits Cubby houses come in endless shapes and sizes from realistic tiny homes to a contemporary design that complements the main home. …

Pool renovation project 3

POOL RENOVATION PROJECT The purpose of this pool renovation was to create a relaxed and inviting space in order to encourage the whole family back into the garden again. The exiting pool was squared off at both the western (1500mm) and eastern (900mm) ends to remove prominent curved corners which made the pool appear dated.  The stairs where carefully re-positioned …

Winter garden tips | Tim Davies Landscaping

Winter proof your outdoor space

As the unavoidable chill of winter sets in, there are several simple tasks you can undertake to ensure your outdoor living space “welcomes” the cold, rainy Winter weather.   STYLING A comfortable and durable outdoor setting with removable soft, cushion seating is ideal for any outdoor space. Textures and warm colours can be incorporated with cushions, throws and rugs to …

On the fence

Fencing options for your outdoor space Glass Advantages: the evolution of glass fencing has seen it become sleek and elegant with most appearing to be floating anchored with two insignificant footing for each frame. Usually used for pool areas and gardens, it provides uncompromising views and outlooks. Disadvantages: The sleek and elegant appearance does come at a cost and requires …

Outdoor Styling with Cosh Living

Outdoor Styling We talk to Cosh Living about considerations and trends for outdoor living pieces; Could you describe what the word “flow” means to you and how this can be incorporated between the internal and external living spaces? I think of flow as referring to how an overall space is connected across indoor & outdoor. A home should be considered …