Read more about the article Dream Gardens ep 8
Dream Gardens ep 8

Dream Gardens ep 8

Dream Gardens ep 8: Paul and Zoe Mitzi own a fabulous 1920’s art deco home in Melbourne, and they want a garden to match. But creating an ambitious space can take courage and bravery; especially when all of your friends and family think your design plans are crazy.     Their dream is made even more challenging by the decision to project manage it themselves, while juggling busy full time jobs and family life with their two teenage kids. “In…

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Dream Gardens ep 7

Dream Gardens ep 7

Dream Gardens ep 7: Fashion magazine editor Justine Cullen and events organiser Greg Mathew are wildly busy with three young kids and high-pressure jobs that often take them away from home. It’s their dream to have a garden sanctuary to escape, relax and recharge in.     To achieve this feel they want a design that brings the indoors, out. This means expanding the living area of their small fibro cottage on Sydney’s Northern Beaches by carving an opening into…

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Dream Gardens ep 6

Dream Gardens ep 6

Dream Gardens ep 6: Nestled behind the Central Coast of New South Wales and surrounded by native bushland, is the rural retreat of Phillip and Maria Visalli. Using materials that are sympathetic to the surrounds including sandstone, weathered steel, and decomposed granite they have big plans to transform their land into a minimalist inspired garden.     The planting scheme will be ornamental and mature fruit trees will provide instant impact and help frame the view that leads down to…

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Dream Gardens ep 5

Dream Gardens ep 5

Dream Gardens ep 5: since ancient time’s gardens have been celebrated for their healing power and more recently they’ve been shown to relieve stress, provide comfort and a sense of calm. For Roberto Masnata and his teenage children they are hoping that the transformation of their block will do exactly this and more.     The dream was to create the new garden with Karen, wife to Roberto and mother to Jordie and Lucca. It was to be the final…

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Dream Gardens ep 4

Dream Gardens ep 4

Dream Gardens ep 4: during the finishing stages of building their dream water front home on Sydney’s George’s River, Mark and Sandra Sader have pressed the green light on a design for their ultimate resort style garden. The plan is to have both house and garden finished at the same time; a good idea, in theory.     They quickly learn that you can’t put plants in the ground when building contractors are spraying concrete and trampling through site. The…

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