Protect your client's poolscaping investment

08 April, 2016 by Megan Flower, General Manager, Landscaping Victoria | Supplied by: Landscaping Victoria

Attention, pool builders: would you arrange for an unlicensed plumber or electrician to work on a job you have put your name to? No chance. So why should it be any different for trade work when it comes to poolscaping?

Designer Plants Forever Hedge vertical garden range

24 March, 2016 | Supplied by: Designer Plants

Designer Plants' Forever Hedge vertical gardens look real, provide instant greenery, don't require regular maintenance, provide instant results and come in a wide range of designs.

Lighting up the night

29 February, 2016 by Dannielle Furness

An often overlooked element, lighting plays an important part in any poolscaping project, providing both aesthetic and functional benefits.

Moodie Outdoor Products Abilitybox system

26 February, 2016 | Supplied by: Moodie Outdoor Products

Available from Moodie Outdoor Products, the Abilitybox system can be used to create planter boxes, raised garden beds, bench seats, retaining walls and garden stairs.

Celebrity landscaper announced as LNA Ambassador

03 February, 2016 by Alice Richard | Supplied by: LNA Master Landscapers Association

Celebrity landscaper Charlie Albone has joined the LNA Master Landscapers Association as an official LNA Ambassador.

Ask an expert: Matt Leacy

03 February, 2016

Pool+Spa editor Dannielle Furness spoke with Matt Leacy, Director of Landart Landscapes.

Matt Hill Projects landscape lighting and sculpture

28 January, 2016 | Supplied by: Matt Hill Projects

Industrial artist Matt Hill produces bespoke landscape lighting and sculptures for outdoor spaces. His pieces are constructed of corten and mild steel and lit by 12 V waterproof LED lights, transforming from sculptures by day to light features by night.

Urban oasis

25 January, 2016 | Supplied by: Land Forms Pty Ltd

The clients of a Manly beach house wanted to create a tropical urban oasis inspired by the resorts of South-East Asia. The brief given to the Land Forms design team was to transform the small and seldom-used backyard into an extension of the internal living area, creating a new space for both entertainment and relaxation.

Not every landscape designer is the same

29 December, 2015 by Karen Staunton-Ross | Supplied by: Australian Institute of Landscape Designers & Managers

A quick look through any pool magazine will confirm that a great looking pool is about more than just the colour of the tiles. Trying to create a sensational pool and garden to meet a client's requirements may require input from other professionals.

Ask an expert: Phil Antcliff

15 December, 2015

Pool+Spa editor Dannielle Furness spoke with Phil Antcliff, Landscape Designer and Director of Antscapes.

Poolscaping — beyond the garden

14 December, 2015 by Dannielle Furness

Planting and landscape design are a huge part of any poolscaping project, but it doesn't all begin and end with the greenery. We take a look at some of the other elements you can incorporate to deliver a dream environment to your client.

Contemporary living meets luxury design

10 December, 2015 | Supplied by: Pool-Water Products Pty Ltd

Contemporary living often requires a seamless transition between indoor and outdoor spaces. Increasingly busy lifestyles have changed the way home owners are using their living zones, with many choosing to integrate these spaces. This has led to a blurring of the lines between indoor and outdoor living.

The benefits of greenwalls

10 December, 2015

30 years ago Mark Paul, former Horticulturist of the Year and founder of The Greenwall Company, installed what is believed to be the very first greenwall in Australia. Today, greenwalls have grown significantly in popularity and, as a result, are more readily available in a variety of formats.

New board announced for AILA

30 October, 2015

Australia's peak professional body for landscape architects, AILA, has welcomed seven new members to its board, bringing with it a re-energised vision to empower landscape architects to lead the debate on livable cities.

AquaClimb climbing wall

22 October, 2015 | Supplied by: Vortex Aquatic Playgrounds

Designed to help commercial aquatic facilities capitalise on the growing popularity of climbing, AquaClimb products give users a highly enjoyable, yet totally safe way to climb — above the water.

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