stone gathering circle

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This low maintenance garden was design and constructed by Ocean Road Landscaping, with a design brief for a stone gathering circle, where the family could invite entertain friends and family.  It is tucked away in the privacy of the back yard with a colour pallet of the plants have been used in bands for a dramatic effect.  The plants are attractive to butterflies and birds and low on water usage.  As this house in in a high bush fire zone, planting was carefully positioned with this in mind.

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stone circle fire pit

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This recently renovated house designed by Robin Boyd Architect now has a landscape to match recently designed and landscaped by Ocean Road Landscaping.  The main feature of this garden is the stone circle fire pit, which acts as a gathering circle for this families social get together’s.  This garden makes use of some of the existing stone walls in the garden, and has been enhanced with hardy plants that will tolerate the harsh salt winds that come of the ocean on the surf coast.

As this garden matures, planting has been selected to snuggle around the stone circle fire pit, to make it private and enchanting.  Plants are maintained to ensure the view of Point Roadknight and Surfcoast are continued.

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Courtyard Garden

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This courtyard garden set in Lorne, makes use of the sloping block to create an inviting courtyard and bird attracting garden.  As you walk through you feel calmed and cooled by the gentle sea breeze, as the house protects this courtyard from the onshore winds.  This premium garden was installed by our professional landscape garden team, allowing for site drainage and privacy from the street and neighbours.

Customer testimony:

“Ocean Road Landscaping did a wonderful job building our garden at Lorne, and now keep the garden in wonderful condition as it establishes and grows through their garden maintenance program.”

– Glynn

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Three good gardening tips

by Peter Shaw of Ocean Road Landscaping

geelong cottage garden

Gardening tips to keep your garden looking great.

It was a great summer. We took our usual break and like most people along the coast, drifted to the beach with the children.  While we were all enjoying an almost unbroken series of great beach days, looking back with Autumn’s hindsight, they came at a price.  Below are three gardening tips sure to help boost some life into your garden.Continue Reading