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Spring Tasks

SPRING TASKS SEPTEMBER – NOVEMBER “Well we have been waiting for this all year!  Your garden is about to leap out of the ground and the hard work put it during Winter is about to pay off. This Spring your horticultural services team will be concentrating on the following elements, as well as any extra…

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Winter Tasks

WINTER TASKS JUNE-AUGUST Protecting your garden against the Winter months is our main priority during this time of the year.  Whilst the plant growth may have slowed, there are important jobs which still need completing. Over the Winter months your horticultural services team will be concentrating on the tasks listed below, as well as any projects and jobs…

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Top 5 species to plant around your pool

Top 5 species to plant around your pool Frangipani – A perfect poolside tree to create a luxurious poolside atmosphere. The leaves are large too and minimise issues with the pool filtration system. Viburnum suspensum – A deep green slow growing hedge, the perfect solid backdrop to any pool Star jasmine – One of the…

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Why Tile your Pool?

  Why Tile your Pool? Fully tiling a pool is certainly regarded as the premium finish for concrete pools. Traditionally associated with high-end building projects, tiled pools have become more affordable and offer savings when considering the lifetime value of the product. Tiles are extremely durable as well as offering almost limitless design choices. They…

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New pool project 2

The initial brief from the client was to create a pool hard alongside the boundary to allow for a large poolside hangout and turf area. Due to the neighbours not signing a BA20 form, the pool design changed in size, location and style. The client wanted to maintain some turf area while creating a pool…

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New pool project 1

This project was inspired by its East Fremantle location. An eclectic mix of convict chiseled limestone, contrasting old and new architecture, crisp white sandy beaches and native coastal planting combined to create a theme for a robust family orientated landscape. The landscape design revolved around a large plunge pool creating multiple usable spaces for a…

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Pool renovation project 2

This renovation started with a very impractical rear space with an amazing outlook over the lake. The pool and the seating space in the rear landscape were separated by an awkward staircase. This created a total segregation of the pool from the seating area as well as a total segregation to both areas from the…

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Pool renovation project 1

The renovations of a large family pool was under taken due to the clients children growing older. The requirement for a large pool for play was overtaken by the desire for a smaller boutique plunge pool. An addition of 40m2 of land to the block allowed the landscape to accommodate three alternative entertaining spaces. Two…

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Ocean living

Coastal living can make you feel like you’re on holiday every day.  For creating a relaxed tranquil garden that works with the coastal conditions consider the following when planning your outdoor space. Planting When planting near the ocean the choice of species becomes noticeably different to those a few kilometres inland. Knowing the characteristics of…

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The perfect frangipani

THE PERFECT FRANGIPANI The frangipani tree is one of our favourites here at TDL. Their minimal root structure and lush foliage allows them to work well in most areas that receive sunlight. Size The frangipani’s location will determine the size of tree that is needed.  If it is required as a stand-alone feature then the…

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Autumn Tasks

SUMMER TASKS MARCH-MAY It’s been a mildly warm summer but  your garden is still breathing a sigh of relief. During the Autumn months our horticultural- services team will be focusing on making sure your garden is looking its best. We will be concentrating on our autumn tasks as well as any extra works that you…

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How to maximise a small space

How to maximise a small space 1 | Go higher Enhance your space and the illusion of size by planting vertically. Using raised planters not only give plantings an added height to aid in screening, they also allow for ease of maintenance. Added functionality with planter walls being used as seats, will reduce clutter with…

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Summer Tasks

SUMMER TASKS DECEMBER-FEBRUARY Here we go it’s Summer. Managing your garden through this difficult period and minimising plant stress is our main priority. Your Horticultural Services team will be concentrating on the following items as well as any extra jobs you feel need to be completed to ensure premium presentation of the gardens. 1 In the…

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Being a Landscape Designer

Have an interest in Landscape Design ? Tim chats to the Career Centre and gives you a bit of an insight into a day in the life of a Landscape Designer.  

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The truth about autumn and winter gardening

The truth about autumn and winter gardening Be more proactive in the garden Many people associate summer and spring as perfect planting weather, but don’t be fooled by warmer temperatures. In Australia, spring periods can be brief and summers vicious. Autumn is actually the perfect time for planting. Autumn and winter are fairly gentle and…

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Perth businesses chip in to give a family the home of their dreams

TDL chip in to give a family the home of their dreams The reaction of Katrina Donovan and her four children when their dream home was revealed to them on Channel Seven’s Today Tonight was everything we had hoped it would be. When Tim Davies Landscaping was approached by Interior Designer Christie Blizzard to help…

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Summer tips

SUMMER TIPS Move less hardy pot plants to shadier areas. Apply wetting agent to lawns and gardens and water in well. Continue dead heading flowers to encourage new flushes. Check reticulation watering days are in keeping with approved days. Shorten rose stem length when dead heading, to keep in check. Fertilise roses regularly. Newly planted…

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TDL feature in the Webb&Brown-Neaves Momentum Magazine

The Webb&Brown-Neaves Momentum Magazine was distributed in The West Australian and Sunday Times at the end of April. It features 7 steps to creating your dream home. Our Senior Landscape Architect, Tristan Peirce, was interviewed for advice about personalising a home through landscaping. Click here to view the article.

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LIAWA Awards 2011

TDL WINS FIVE AWARDS in the Landscape Industries Association of Western Australia’s 2011 Awards of Excellence. The Landscape Industries Association of WA (LIAWA) held their annual Awards of Excellence event at the Burswood on Friday 3rd June. The event was attended by a cross section of the landscape industries, affiliated associations and industries and government…

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TDL Workplace Cultural Policy

Read how TDL works with all cultures to ensure we engage, educate and improve our workplace for all of our team members. To download your copy of this article click on the link below TDL-Cultural-Policy

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TDL Sustainability Statement

TDL Sustainability Statement is our promise to a greener world through Landscape Design, Construction and Maintenance. To download your copy of this article click on the link below TDL-Sustainability-Statement

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Novotel Ningaloo Resort – Our award for Environmental Excellence

TDL wins the Australian Landscape Industries Association’s 2009  for our work on the Novotel Ningaloo Resort. The Awards for Excellence were announced in Adelaide. In a media statement the President of the Landscape Industries Association of WA, Tim Richards said: “TDL designed and constructed a landscape that captured the unique character of North West Australia. At…

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COTTESLOE POST NEWSPAPER features TDL

This story featured our very own Tim Hills and his role in rescuing a six-metre tall Magnolia tree.The tree was on a property that was about to be bulldozed when Tim spotted it. It was delicately removed from Woodlands and replanted in a new residence in Mosman Park.

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WE WIN SIX AWARDS in the Landscape Industries Association of Western Australia’s 2008 Awards of Excellence.

These awards included Overall Commercial/Government for BHP Billiton’s Nicholls Place Eco-Village in Newman as well as the Commercial/Government over $300,000 category. We also won the Waterwise Garden Open Residential/Commercial category for a Satterley Display Home; Best Special Feature for a West Leederville Residence; Maintenance Commercial for Brightwater Kingsway Court and Maintenance Residential for Weatherley Place.

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