Subdividing a property in Auckland may seem daunting, but it’s actually easier than it sounds, especially if you have the right information.
Here’s everything you need to know about the Auckland subdivision process:
Can my Auckland property be subdivided?
Before we dive into the nitty-gritty details, you first need to assess if your land is qualified to be subdivided. Subdivision in Auckland can differ from property to property, but here are the most …READ MORE
Taranaki Garden Festival: Everything You Need To Know
The Taranaki Garden Festival is perhaps one of the most anticipated gardening events in New Zealand. This 10-day event features tons of unique experiences that gardening enthusiasts all over the country will love. Here’s everything you need to know about this gorgeous gardening showcase:
When and where does the Taranaki Garden Festival take place?
The Taranaki Garden Festival is a 10-day annual event that usually happens during the tail-end of October to …READ MORE
Layered Garden Landscaping
Could your home do with a little more garden landscaping? Probably so, and that is a good thing. In fact you should be very excited about it because there is nothing more fun than garden landscaping, it will get your imagination working overtime and you will have a ball planting and rearranging your plants and flowers.
By layering your garden landscaping beds you will be able to add a …READ MORE
NZ House And Garden | Designing Your Garden During COVID-19
NZ House and Garden
Itching to start a garden? Now might be the best time to design it! With Alert Level 2 in place, you’ve got a bit more time to really think about what you want in a garden. Plus, garden design also has a lot of advantages. Here are some of them:
You’ve got time on your side
Sitting down to design a garden can be a daunting task, so …READ MORE
Garden Festivals NZ 2020
New Zealand is home to dozens of gorgeous gardens and parks, so it’s really no wonder that we also have a number of annual garden festivals.
From Taranaki to Christchurch, here are some of the most colourful garden festivals that you can look forward to this year:
Taranaki Garden Festival
Dates: 30th October – 8th November 2020
The Taranaki Garden Festival is arguably the most famous garden festival in the country. The annual …READ MORE
Feijoa Focus Time!
This is the season for feijoas! One of the treats of an Autumn Garden!!
Feijoas are not only are delicious, but they also make excellent landscape plants with wonderful thick silvery foliage. Great for screening plants and hedges. They are tolerant of many soil types and will tolerate some wind and light frosts. Remember to prune soon after fruiting or before new seasons growth as they flower at the base …READ MORE
Enjoy this spare time by playing in your Autumn Garden
While we are all at home for at least another few weeks, it might be time to give your garden some love. There is great solace for us as humans in being in a garden and closer to nature. Our little patch of the earth might really appreciate the care and attention that we could give it right now and we will definitely benefit. I have always thought the joy …READ MORE
8 expert tips for designing a swimming pool to enhance your home & lifestyle
If you find yourself getting to the end of each summer thinking ‘next year I’m definitely getting a swimming pool’, then now’s the perfect time to start planning what you really want from a pool.
The right swimming pool design will work for your family situation increasing opportunities for the kids to play and reducing time driving to the pool or beach. It should also work for your property …
How to Choose the Right Landscape Gardener to Implement Your Garden Design
Our job as landscape designers and landscape architects is to design a garden that meets your needs, enhances your lifestyle and the architecture of your home. We also need to choose plants that will flourish in the environment we have created. Choosing the right landscape design gardener to bring this to life can make or break your creative garden project.
What makes a great landscape gardener?
The final design creation only …READ MORE
The Shafer Landscape Design Process – from start to finish
As a client the most important thing to remember when hiring a landscape designer is to know that this is your garden and it is your chance to express who you are, from start to finish. By using our “Shafer Design Landscape Design Process”, we will ensure you are proud of your garden for years to come.
What is your landscaping brief?
Thinking about what you want, and bringing your brief to …READ MORE