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Camberwell stream

Running stream in Camberwell

Recently finished this great little stream in Camberwell. This is near the front gate, so visitors will be greeted by the sound of the running water as they open the gate to walk up the path. But before walking up the path, they will definitely be pausing to take in the scene. I have placed […]

Ferntree Gully recreation pond

Ferntree Gully pond

This beautiful recreation pond was completed a month or two ago. It’s in Ferntree Gully. Constructed with granite. There’s a wetland filter, aeration, there’s also a beach! And fish, water lilies, gentle little waterfalls. Plenty of sand. And of course, there is the natural filtered water. I’ll organise some more photos and videos when I […]

Lake Gkula (Woodford, QLD), 18 months on…

Lake Gkula

This lake may look natural, but it was man-made just 18 months ago! Patrick Handley of Waterscapes Australia made it happen, while I helped him with the design and construction for a large part of it. It took around five months to build, with the assistance of many pond-builders around the country flying in to […]

Vermont Japanese garden with stream

Japanese courtyard stream

Here is the just-completed Japanese courtyard garden in Vermont, Melbourne. There is a 4m long gentle running stream, with stepping stones alongside and across the stream. I have planted it out with Nandina and Himalayan weeping bamboo. Another feature is the natural bamboo screen. Here’s a walkthrough of it… … and here are some photos… […]

Kangaroo Ground recreation pond just finished!

Kangaroo Ground pond

Just finished the large pond in Kangaroo Ground. Exhausted, but happy!   Here’s the client’s testimonial: “We’re thrilled with our new pond. It’s so serene and beautiful. We knew we wanted a pond were we already had what we called “The Bog”. It was a damp, weed-filled ditch that needed to be dealt with, but […]