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One World For Children – Kindergarten Redevelopment

One World For Children – Kindergarten Redevelopment

We are back on site at One World for Children in Geelong. This amazing centre has two distinct play areas, one for children who attend the day care program and another area dedicated to the kindergarten program. We completed the design and…

One World for Children – Outdoor Refurbishment

One World for Children – Outdoor Refurbishment

  This blog tracks the refurbishment of the outdoor play space at One World for Children in North Geelong. We will be updating construction images and notes as to how the works are progressing. The first area is now complete…

Constructing a Rain Garden

Constructing a Rain Garden

Water in the garden can be a blessing and a curse. While it’s great for plants, when it gets under houses it’s not so helpful. When we took on this job on a sloped property in Geelong one of the…

Lorne Sculpture Biennale

Lorne Sculpture Biennale

I was lucky enough to have some spare time following my presentation to the Year 11 Business Management Students at Trinity College, Colac and decided to take the scenic route home, via Lorne and visit this year’s sculpture biennale. The…

The many joys of fruit trees

The many joys of fruit trees

Last year I was lucky enough to secure a property with a good size garden with a wonderful selection of well-established fruit trees. Having lived here for almost a year I have had a chance to enjoy each of the…

Not just garden advice

Not just garden advice

While we like to stick to what we know, helping people with garden advice and design, last Monday I had the opportunity to offer some advice of a different kind. I was asked to speak to the Year 11 Business…

Helping out the Irish cupcake economy

Helping out the Irish cupcake economy

It was our great privilege to sponsor the Cupcake Decorating stall at the St Patrick’s Primary School Irish Folk Festival in Geelong West his year. We also offered up a free consultation as part of the Silent Auction. We love…

Children’s gardens

Children’s gardens

Children’s gardens and spaces for natural play are invaluable. A lot of research and design work goes into creating children’s gardens – two great examples being the Ian Potter Children’s Garden at the Royal Botanic Gardens Melbourne and the play space…

Geelong Laneways

Geelong Laneways

Central Geelong is an amazing place waiting to happen. While the economic identity of the city is undergoing a significant upheaval, Geelong’s urban landscape echoes the past and calls out to a new identity for the city.   Blessed with…