When building a home, all elements need to be considered — architecture, interior design and landscape design. A house doesn’t look complete without a landscape and a garden is best enjoyed with family. Janine Mendel of Cultivart Landscape Design has a firm belief in the consideration of an entire site as a canvas for design, suggesting that “at the end, the house should look like it was planted in the garden. A house is not finished until the garden is”. And, for this ultra-contemporary home in Western Australia, a rich green, leafy garden was exactly what was needed to complete the picture.
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This garden design took the challenge of a sloping site and transformed it into a tropical, green oasis
WASTE NOT, WANT NOT
Edible plants tend to be thirsty, but it is possible to grow healthy, flavoursome veggies without over-taxing your water supply
Roots of orange
One of the most popular and health-giving of veggies, carrots are a must for the garden and the plate
Heart of stone
What’s more beautiful than a material formed over thousands of years by nature?
A combination of formal, fun, and cottage, this delightful garden in Brisbane mixes it up with magnificent results
GET A ROOM!
Since living, working and entertaining at home is becoming the norm, exploring the creation of outdoor “rooms” in our backyards provides plenty of scope for imagination
That’s just one of the many names for the large, luxurious berry we know and love as avocado
Eat, Play, Love
This urban oasis is filled with a diverse blend of productive plants and natives, a unique haven that continues to evolve
The Plant Sage Behind - The Plant Society
Jason Chongue is a veritable celebrity in the plant world — and taking a walk through his foliage-filled home, you can see why!
Funky Wooden Features Bring This Space To Life
This Coogee property was given a new life with creative wooden solutions and an injection of tropical-inspired greenery, creating that holiday experience right in the backyard
Back with a bang!
Could Janine’s return have tragic consequences?
PSYCHOLOGIST JANINE HUBBARD ON SUPPORTING KIDS (AND PARENTS) AS THEY HEAD BACK TO SCHOOL
This September, as we cautiously ease out of a year-and-a-half-long pandemic, we’re heading back into a school year that’s unlike any other. School has changed. We’ve changed too.
The terrifying nightmares were back – but did they hold a clue to Janine’s lifelong fear?
‘I've definitely been typecast as JANINE'
Between a return as EastEnders supervillain Janine Butcher and a brand-new drama, it’s good to be Charlie Brooks right now
SISTER'S VOW: ‘I WON'T STOP UNTIL JANINE IS LAID TO REST'
KYLIE SPELDE IS LEADING THE INVESTIGATION INTO HER SISTER’S MYSTERIOUS DISAPPEARANCE
As the new mother-of-three shifts gears this pandemic, Vania Romoff talks keeping her business afloat and the importance of design.
I'm a Celebready
Scarlett improves her vocabulary …by watching telly with subtitles
The QUIETEST KILLER
After 25 years of marriage, Michele Lord told police she thought her husband was drugging her. A week later she was dead. Her family tells Genevieve Gannon about the insidious threat of coercive abuse.
Store & Display
Non-essential items out of sight, keepsakes in the spotlight – our readers have clever ideas for both.
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