Garden Themes

Gardens often fall into specific themes and you may be drawn to one theme or another. We can also cater to an eclectic style where aspects of a number of themes are cleverly combined. Some of the many options are presented here, which you can use as reference when we discuss your preferred style.

You will probably like more than one theme, but check out some ideas below to help to narrow down what you like.

Cottage Garden

Colourful annuals and perennials, informal layout with winding paths. The planting is random and informal.

Subtropical Garden

Create your own tropical oasis with colourful palms, bromeliads, ferns, begonias, ctenanthe and cordylines.


Japanese garden design includes four aspects; rocks, water, plants, & ornaments & also follows the principles of asymmetry, enclosure, borrowed scenery, balance & symbolism.


Grasses can be effectively used in almost any design. They are very hardy and low-maintenance while offering a contemporary soft look and feel for your outdoor garden space.

Rustic Garden

Lots of weathered/recycled found items. Informal planting with curvy beds.


Inspired by the coast of Spain, Italy & France, combining relaxed materials & plants with formal accents.

French Cottage

Similar in many aspects to a country cottage garden, but with distinct french grey blues and almost always a little table and chairs in a secluded spot.

Outdoor Room

Reclaimed timber cladding adds interest, as does wood inlay in the concrete. Get outdoors while being protected from NZ's intense summer sun with an outdoor room.


Strong Architectural lines. Contemporary colours. A very structured, clean look.


With elegant planting and creative paving have your own slice of Moroccan style and comfort with a custom made design.

NZ Native Gardens

Above is a natural native garden. Almost any style can be created with native plants, which reduce the need to water.

Small Spaces

Even the smallest of garden can  have a striking design. Let us show you the creative ways you can make the most out of your authentic outdoor zone and enjoy the serenity of the outdoors year-round.

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