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Tuesday, December 05, 2006

New Zealand Christmas Tree. Pohutukawa. Metrosideros excelsa




Meterosideros excelsa. Pohutukawa, sometimes spelt pohutakawa, is one of New Zealand's most visually recognisable plants when in flower. Standing sometimes up to 20m the coastal loving plant is seen as the county's native Christmas Tree. Flowering through our hot summer festive months, long lasting blooms continue to add visual delight to our coastal and residential landscapes.EMAIL NZLANDSCAPES

Grevillea robusta. Plants for nz Summer flowers.




Grevillea sp. in general are drought resistant and as shown with nectar dripping flowers are also excellent bird and bee attracting plants during flowering months through spring and summer. Shown here is Grevillea robusta in flower.EMAIL NZLANDSCAPES


Spring / Summer Flowering Callistemon Cultivar Pink.




Pink Callistemon cultivar. Callistemon or (Bottlebrush) will tollerate dry growing conditions. Showing sprays of colour during spring, summer months in New Zealand gardens. More dry loving plants.
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Tuesday, September 26, 2006

NZ Landscaping, Spring Planting Ideas. Growing Bromeliads in New Zealand Gardens.

Spring time!
We are thinking Succulent plants! and Bromeliad Gardens?

Think lush foliage gardens in the Spring and Winter season for all year round garden vibrance and gain the benefits of easy care, low maintenance gardens designed by professional landscape designers in Auckland, New Zealand. NZ.

New Zealand landscapers, NZLANDSCAPES advise on plant types most suitable to your landscape requirements. (Some landscaping styles suggested may not suit your soil types).

Tropical Plants, generally, are more suited to growing regions with low or zero frost conditions all year, where as some succulent plant varieties will tollerate a wide range of growing conditions. EMAIL us to find out what plants are suitable for growing in your individual climate.
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Tuesday, August 29, 2006

Planting NZ Gardens. Landscape Design Ideas New Zealand. NZLANDSCAPES landscape designers in Auckland.


When planting NZ gardens, NZLANDSCAPES landscape designers in Auckland, New Zealand, consider all the garden requirements each New Zealand plant variety will require. Soil types vary around the world and with a quick soil analysis we can gather the information required to design planting plans for your gardens accordingly.

A soil analysis would include:

Soil type
Soil structure
Soil moisture
Soil pH.(Acid or Alkaline soil levels).

Soil analysis is critical in the performance of particular plant types, for example a Camellia or Rhododendron will not tolerate an alkaline soil, much preferring an acid soil.

Some New Zealand Phormium or Cordyline varieties will not tolerate a soil with a constant high water content, therefore sometimes struggling to grow in an over-watered container.

Free draining soils are not always the best for plant types that prefer wet or bog type soils. NZ Raupo, Typha orientalis is a variety that will prefer water margin planting.

If you are considering planting a New Zealand garden and would like some advice on what plant types are best suited to your soil type, or you would like to have a NZLANDSCAPES landscape designer guide you through a NZ planting scheme best suited to your individual garden requirements you can EMAIL NZLANDSCAPES for further assistance.

Wednesday, August 16, 2006

Trees for New Zealand Gardens - Prunus campanulata 'Okame' Landscape Design NZ.



NZ Landscape and landscaping Trees for New Zealand gardens / landscapes. Prunus campanulata 'Okame' is a stunning specimen tree in any landscape garden scene, showing late winter to early spring garden pleasures in New Zealand, Prunus campanulata "Okame" can introduce brilliant floral displays through seasonal change.
Shown here in full flower, this smaller variety of prunus will attract bird life into your garden with sweet nectar filled flowers.
Flowering in July / August in New Zealand, Prunus campanulata 'Okame' is bursting with colour when the winter garden in NZ can be dull and lack vibrancy. Planting P. campanulata 'Okame' will enhance any dreary winter garden scene.
Growing to a height of 4-6 meters in New Zealand gardens. May be pruned to shape during winter dormant period ( no leaf ). Can also be trained into an over head canopy rather than shrub form. Remove all additional ground level growth retaining one single growing stem when young.
To contact a NZLANDSCAPES landscape designer in New Zealand, Or TO know More about your Garden? email here

Tuesday, August 01, 2006

Carnivorous Plant Nurseries New Zealand. Plants and unusual planting options for small gardens.


Pitcher Plants. These magnificent plants have both wonderful flowers and foliage. The tall trumpet pitchers range in size up to an incredible 1 meter for well matured plants.

If you are unsure of what carnivorous plants are suitable for your garden you can contact a NZLANDSCAPES Landscape Designer in New Zealand.
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Thursday, July 20, 2006

Leptospermum nitidum "Copper Sheen" Photos, Plants for New Zealand Gardens




Landscape design ideas, Trees for NZ gardens. NZLANDSCAPES_ PLANTS for New Zealand Gardens_ Leptospermum nitidum "Copper Sheen" Makes an exceptional residential landscaping Tree. Full size and close up photo of flower.
This tree will grow in an arching upright habit, with copper tones in the leaves and purple shades through various stages of growth.
Providing a sometimes smothered draping of bright white flowers with bark that shows earthy tones, bark tones remain throughout growth to maturity.
In New Zealand the variety can grow quite large if given room to grow, up to 3 m, or so, under perfect conditions otherwise younger plants can be trained to have more of a controlled, vase shaped habit reaching 2.5 m.EMAIL NZLANDSCAPES.COM

Wednesday, July 19, 2006

NZ PRODUCTS- nznature.co.nz - Something to keep the feet warm in Winter.

Our sheepskin boots are of the highest quality and have been in production at Canterbury Sheepskin for thirty years. They're made from double-faced pure shearling sheepskin for effect and comfort. On the outside is soft, supple suede leather. On the inside is the creamy, cosy sheepskin fleece, shorn to a plush 14mm (5/8inch).

New Zealand Landscaping Products - Garden solar pumps.


Solar pumps are an ideal way to get water circulating in your pond without having to install a 230 volt mains power point. If you are a long way away from the power, solar systems provide a safe, economic alternative to running cable. Please follow links to Hunkin.co.nz for prices and product details.

Monday, July 17, 2006

Hamilton Gardens Video NZLANDSCAPES Landscape design Auckland. (Click on photo to start video)

Hamilton Gardens Video_NZLANDSCAPES
Hamilton Gardens video pictorial. NZLANDSCAPES Landscape designers in Auckland, New Zealand. Landscaping ideas for gardeners in NZ. NZLANDSCAPES provide guided tours at Hamilton gardens New Zealand. To email one of our designers to discuss a Hamilton garden tour click here for tours.

New Zealand gardening video. Introduction to NZLANDSCAPES Landscape Designers Auckland New Zealand. (Click on photo to start video)

Introduction to NZLANDSCAPES Landscape designers
Introduction to NZLANDSCAPES Landscape designers in Auckland, New Zealand. Video pictorial of constructed gardens designed by NZLANDSCAPES.

Auckland Winter Gardens NZLANDSCAPES Video NZ (Click on photo to start video)

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Auckland Domain. Winter gardens and hot houses video pictorial by NZLANDSCAPES landscape designers in Auckland New Zealand. Landscape design ideas for NZ gardens.

Tuesday, June 27, 2006

Landscape Designer Photos, Auckland landscapes. Rangitoto Island.


Views from Rangitoto Island. Auckland landscapes. Landscape designer photos.

Auckland Landscape Designer Photos. Rangitoto Island Views.


Rangitoto Island, New Zealand. Panoramic views from the summit. Landscape designer photos Auckland New Zealand.

Friday, June 16, 2006

Auckland Landscape Photos. Rangitoto Island, views back to CBD.


Stunning landscape views of Auckland and the surrounding islands from the summit of Rangitoto Island. Vegetation is lush and green set amongst the soft backdrop of velvet ocean blues. Landscape design in New Zealand is easily influenced by the intense beauty seen on Rangitoto Island.EMAIL NZLANDSCAPES.COM

Auckland Landscape Design Photos. Kidney Fern.


New Zealand landscape photos. Here shown illuminating the afternoon sunshine is Trichomanes reniforme or Kidney fern. Knee deep groves of this fern are found to grow profusely in the harsh volcanic environment of Rangitoto Island, New Zealand. NZLANDSCAPES landscape designers based in Titirangi, Auckland, New Zealand take inspiration from the living environment surrounding us all. To speak with one of our landscapers about planting in your local area please email us here.

New Zealand Plants. Griselinia On Rangitoto Island.


Griselinia shown here at a juvenial age is more than happy setting its young roots into the humic litter within the volcanic rock shown here growing on Rangitoto Island, New Zealand. Only 650 years young the Island seduces vulcanologists and flora specialists to the island to witness one of the newest landscapes in New Zealand.
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New Zealand Plant Photos. Rangitoto Island. Astelia



New Zealand plants are very hardy in a variety of exposed situations. Astelia is seen here growing in large groups within the volcanic rock of Rangitoto Island, New Zealand.
By observing native plants growing in their natural environment NZLANDSCAPES landscape garden designers based in Auckland, New Zealand are inspired to include reflections of the natural environment within your residential and commercial landscape design. To speak with one of our professional landscape designers about plants suitable to your location in please EMAIL NZLANDSCAPES.COM

Sunday, June 04, 2006

New Zealand Plants. Photos of Astelia nervosa "Westland". Auckland landscaper plant ideas for NZ gardens.


Astelia nervosa "Westland" photos. This plant holds some of the most beautiful foliage colour available in a New Zealand native plant. With innovative landscape design solutions nzlandscapes landscape designers guarantee to design and construct for you a stylish, landscaped garden.
Using the finest NZ plant varieties mixed with interesting exotics, NZLANDSCAPES work to give you a timeless garden style packed with colour and texture while remaining low maintenance. Click here for a FREE LANDSCAPE PLANTING PLAN. Driveway planting design by nzlandscapes.com landscape designers, Auckland New Zealand.EMAIL NZLANDSCAPES.COM

Friday, May 26, 2006

Interesting New Zealand Products. Opossum bed throws 100 percent NZ fur!

New Zealand initiative creates yet another wonderful way to get the most out of the New Zealand landscape. NZ gardeners will sigh in relief when they spot this product. King size opossum bed throws certainly sounds better than shredded plants and fruits in the garden.
A great website for purchasing online New Zealand Wool and Fur products, Opossum, sheepskin products, wool blankets, Mens, Womans and Childrens clothing. All items are 100 % New Zealand produced products.

Follow links to The Tin Shed.

Landscape designer nz photos. Mantis Eating European Wasp, Natural Pest Control at its best.


Before you stamp on that bug, remember they are part of the global life cycle and give balance to our environment. The praying mantis, Miomantis caffran, is shown in this photo eating the European wasp, one of New Zealand's most disliked garden pests.
We can clearly see the benefits of some of the unusual looking bugs / insects in our gardens, and yes she devoured the whole wasp!
Both species shown are introduced pests into NZ, and were able to survive very well in the New Zealand climate. Encouraging more Mantis into your garden will surely control the wasp numbers along with other plant growth inhibiting pests in your landscaped gardens.

Saturday, May 20, 2006

NZ LANDSCAPER Titirangi, Auckland New Zealand.

Residential NZ landscaping, Dry River Bed Design. New Zealand landscaping plants introduced into your gardens provide elements for structural garden styles and low maintenance garden designs.


River bed stones for landscape styles NZ, NZLANDSCAPES.COM
New Zealand, NZ, landscaper based in Titirangi, Auckland, New Zealand. Specialising in landscape design for residential and commercial customers. Our team are highly experienced in all aspects of landscape design and landscaping products, we offer free online advice on landscaping, planting ideas, plant types and garden styles. To contact one of the NZLANDSCAPES.COM team, you can EMAIL NZLANDSCAPES.COM here.

Friday, May 19, 2006

Landscape trees of New Zealand. Kauri, Agathis australis. NZLANDSCAPES photos.



NZLANDSCAPES.COM Landscape designers, Titirangi, Auckland, New Zealand. Landscaping trees, Agathis australis NZ Kauri tree. The Kauri is the most majestic of New Zealand Flora.
Towering above the tree canopy at times, the kauri will established fast in a site that is dappled shade to mostly sun positioning, with naturally compost rich, free draining soil . To speak with a NZLANDSCAPES representative about your soil suitability to establish New Zealand native plants please EMAIL NZLANDSCAPES.COM

Tuesday, May 16, 2006

Landscape Design New Zealand. Landscape Concept Sketch.


Landscape designers in Auckland New Zealand, NZLANDSCAPES, will create for you detailed landscape sketches that mirror the final garden styles. With lifelike sketches, starting with black and white base sketches, the living feel of the landscape design can be realised. To contact a NZLANDSCAPES designer feel free to phone or email us here

Thursday, May 11, 2006

New Zealand Native Plants. Coastal Plants. Pseudopanax lessonii.


Coastal plants for New Zealand Gardens.
Pseudopanax lessonii or 'Coastal five finger' has a waxy protective coating on the leaf that helps shield the plant from harsh salt air and coastal conditions. Pseudopanax lessonii is often used as a 'nursery' plant in the landscape garden, this means using the plant as a fast growing shelter species to provide protection for slower growing, less hardy plants.
Plant Pseudopanax lessonii in a growing position where it will get sun most of the day, provide enough space to grow to a mature height of several meters. Prune and remove lower branches on the maturing plant, this will encourage an eventual evergreen overhead canopy that will provide solid summer shade.
Pseudopanax lessonii can be managed at a hedging height, some plants will hollow out in the center after 5 years or so and will require replacing. Plants can also be susceptible to sooty blotch and may be treated with copper oxychloride. Planting to allow constant air flow around the entire shrub will help reduce attack from disease. Place a 12 month slow release fertiliser capsule or 2 at the base of the planting hole. Young plants will feed heavily for the first 2 years.

Wednesday, May 10, 2006

Landscaping Colours. NZ Planting Choices. Vines.



Covering garden walls, pergolas and garden structures with lush, colourful vines and climbing plants is an ideal way to achieve fast landscaping results with minimal cost using nz grown plants.
Ideally use plants that suit your particular climate and are grown or sourced local to your area. Landscaping plants will thrive in conditions that are ideal for the plant.
New Zealand gardens and landscapes are ideal for a range of both native or exotic, deciduous and evergreen climbers.
To speak with a NZLANDSACPES.COM landscape designer about your individual landscaping requirements please email here.

Sunday, May 07, 2006

Indoor Planting Tips for Winter. NZ landscaping Ideas, NZLANDSCAPES.COM.


Indoor Plants and sub-tropical plants can be fussy and may require individual soil and climatic conditions to prevail over the colder winter season. Indoor plants will generally require less watering over the colder winter period and prefer warm air temperatures to keep soil warm and plants growing with excellent health.

Test your plants soil with the back of your hand, if it feels damp on the surface then watering is not usually necessary. Usually watering indoor plants once every 2 weeks is fine, some fleshy leaf plant varieties will always use more water so this is a general rule. Plants will generally use less nutrient over the winter period.

Move cold sensitive plants, if possible, into rooms within your home that are well lit and warm. Take care with placement of indoor heaters and fire places. Try not to burn your plants or lead the plants soil to become dried out in a dry climatic situation.

To discuss your indoor planting requirements contact NZLANDSCAPES here.

Sunday, April 30, 2006

Perennial Planting New Zealand.



Most gardens in New Zealand have perennials hiding somewhere within the shadows or recesses of the landscape. Protecting and caring for perennials over the cold winter periods can be very successful with some simple easy to follow gardening advice below:

- Bring indoors any tender culinary herbs you have within your garden that you may want to keep from frost burn, place the containers somewhere with good light, provide free drainage and water in-frequently over the winter season.

- Cover any plants within your garden that are tender to frost with frost cloth, Citrus when young in particular. Some lower growing perennials such as begonia will survive a hard frost using straw as a frost cover. Cover with a layer 100 mm thick, if possible remove the straw during the sunlight hours.

- A gentle hose or sprinkler cover of all plants in a heavy frost can break any ice, WATER BEFORE SUNRISE!!! This may help avoid plants from 'melting'.

- Shade cloth or weed mat can substitute as a shelter belt for young plants. Be aware young deciduous trees, when leafless, may still require protection from harsh cold. Stake the young tree in severe wind conditions.

- Some bulbs prefer to be left in the ground over winter where others prefer to be lifted. Be sure you know what bulbs you are planting in your region for their growing requirements.

An excellent link for New Zealand Mail Order Nursery Perennials here.

Tuesday, April 25, 2006

Anzac Day Events in Auckland.

In Flanders’ fields the poppies blow
Between the crosses, row on row
That mark our place, and in the sky
The larks still bravely singing, fly
Scarce heard amid the guns below.

We are the dead, short days ago
We lived, felt dawn, saw sunset glow.
Loved, and were loved, and now we lie
In Flanders’ fields.

Take up our quarrel with the foe,
To you from failing hands we throw
The Torch: be yours to hold it high!
If ye break faith with us who die
We shall not sleep, though poppies grow
In Flanders’ fields.

Thursday, April 20, 2006

Gardening News New Zealand - Plant spray to trigger flowering times.

Landscaping in New Zealand and potentially worldwide may never be the same again! New Zealand gardens and landscapes may be greatly enhanced by promoting timely plant flowering.

Palmerston North AgResearch team have been working on a project involving a plant spray that triggers plants into flowering like a switch. The plant spray starts or kick starts the plants normal flowering process but does not speed up the usual flowering periods of plants.
The spray being developed will also be used to slow down or stop plants flowering at all. The benefits could be beneficial to both the cut flower market, fruit / vege industry, landscape design, landscapers and gardeners planting options.

To read more on the subject please follow the link provided here.

Thursday, March 30, 2006

Just how Green are New Zealand landscapes?


Just how green are the New Zealand landscapes? This is a question often asked by people yet to visit Aotearoa, 'Land of the long white cloud'. It is sometimes a little overwhelming for visitors arriving in the country via Auckland, with the vast amounts of green shades within our landscape, the colour play on the waters with reflections of blue-white silk skies.
Often quoted as being the 'Silver City', Auckland city also has some very green sights to be seen.
The photo taken yesterday, Autumn Vista Views, are framed with native nz and exotic introduced species. The image is a part of a growing set that have been captured through the changing seasons from a private residence in the suburbs of West Auckland, North Island, New Zealand.
The residence is situated on a busy through road in a built up suburban area of Auckland. From the photos you can see there are no other houses to be seen, even amongst the busy hussle of the steadily growing city. Proving the point, Yes, even in central cities, New Zealand really is green.
For people living in New Zealand privacy and thoughtful landscape design structure are the basis for ideal landscapes. With well placed plantings and professional landscape approach any suburban garden can become a living oasis.

Sunday, March 26, 2006

Taxodium distichum. Swamp Cypress. NZLANDSCAPES landscaping Ideas NZ.


Taxodium distichum, Swamp Cypress, shown here at a young age, this tree is resisting some extremely dry landscaping conditions in West Auckland.
A useful tree in wet growing conditions, even into the water line of ponds, shown here the swamp cypress can go to some very dry extremes also. A beautiful specimen tree, providing excellent dappled shade in summer. NZLANDSCAPES landscape design ideas. NZ landscaping photos.

Coastal Plants. Banksia integrifolia. NZLANDSCAPE Photos.


Banksia integrifolia is a landscaping tree with stunning displays of candle shaped flowers during the Summer / Autumn months. Suitable to many growing situations, particularly dry areas, the Banksia will be a pleasing addition to gardens from a young age right through to maturity. NZLANDSCAPES Photos. Landscape design ideas for New Zealand gardens. NZLANDSCAPES Landscape designers.

Banksia Flower. NZLANDSCAPES Photos. Landscape Ideas, Auckland New Zealand.


Landscaping in New Zealand with exotic plant species will provide some unexpected garden delight during the cooler Autumn growing season. When roses are about to finish and annuals are heading to seed there are some magic plants to fill in the sometimes dreary NZ garden. Shown here is a Banksia, origins Australian, a bright addition to any New Zealand landscape. Known as the coastal Banksia it is hardy in low moisture situations, can tolerate some extreme weather and is bountiful in candle shaped flowers. The leaves are dark green glossy top and silvery undersides. The total mature tree height can reach 15m+ so can eventually become quite an impressive addition to any garden.

Tuesday, March 21, 2006

Autumn Leaves. NZLANDSCAPES. Landscape Designer Auckland.

An Autumn landscape can be both stunning and vibrant for the changing of leaf season in New Zealand. Landscape designers work with introduced plant varieties to colour charge the usually dry, colourless New Zealand landscape.
Auckland Landscapers NZLANDSCAPES work to combine exotic plants into the natural environment. A designer is available to speak to you about exotic plant varieties in the New Zealand landscape. Email here.

Friday, March 17, 2006

Free PLANTING PLAN. NZLANDSCAPES Landscape Design Auckland, New Zealand.


Plant plans and garden / planting layout plans are the best way to achieve a desired landscape garden style.
Using a professionally designed landscape plan you are able to keep on track towards the final landscaping goals and find the plants that are required in the planting plan earlier on in the process. This helps to establish the basis of the design.
Additional aspects of the landscaping plans can be achieved along a defined time line as the landscape implementation schedule states.
Positioning of plants is made easy with the added bonus of using a scaled plant plan. Landscapers and gardeners use working plans drawn to scale to determine plant widths, placement, positioning of structures and any dominant landscape features. All are taken into account and outlined on the landscape base plan. To send email to NZLANDSCAPES follow the link above or CLICK HERE to use your mail client.

Tuesday, March 14, 2006

Deciduous Autumn Trees. Liquid amber. Landscaping ideas Auckland landscape designers. NZLANDSCAPES.


The ever changing New Zealand landscape comes to life during the autumn months to reveal a landscape rich with vibrant colour. New Zealand is the perfect growing climate for highly attractive exotic plant species and introduced plant species have become a dominant feature amongst the New Zealand landscape.

Deciduous fruit, some perennials, ornamental, shelter and erosion controlling trees were introduced into the country with the early European settlers. Tree varieties introduced into home gardens were more towards the fruiting variety with the main emphasis on edible varieties.

Shrubs and shelter trees were introduced to protect animal stocks from the sometimes harsh New Zealand environment and vast amounts of European trees were introduced for public parks, street plantings and large specimen gardens.

The exotic species have become so much a part of the New Zealand landscapes that the foreign visitor may indeed feel very much at home. Many New Zealand home gardeners and landscapers creating new gardens are working back toward introducing New Zealand native plant species back into our living environment.

NZLANDSCAPES landscape designers in Auckland New Zealand focus on encouraging the return of native New Zealand plant species into our working and living environments.
Any questions regarding Autumn Trees for your location please email here

Monday, March 06, 2006

Landscape Master Plan. Hamilton Residence. New Zealand. NZLANDSCAPES landscape designers create


NZ Landscape design. NZLANDSCAPES example of a landscape Master Plan. Shown here is only part of the master plan. The full landscape plan includes concept drawings with sketches, perspective sketches, planting plans, construction drawings for driveway deck and paths. The essence of the landscape design developed during the clients many walks within New Zealand forest.
With design consultation, plans then evolved around this theme. Exotic plant species were also introduced to give plant foliage drama with deep colour. Native river stone within the garden keeps a constant balance with the lush flora.
If you are interested in NZLANDSCAPES designing for your garden you can email here

Friday, March 03, 2006

King Ferns Auckland City Gardens. NZLANDSCAPES NZ New Zealand landscaper


King Fern. Marattia salicina. NZ landscaping design solutions for wet zones Auckland New Zealand. Shown here the soil is free draining but moist. The King ferns are slightly protected by a overhead garden structure, reducing the amout of light the plants receive and providing the plants with ideal conditions to survive the sometimes very hot Auckland climate. Shown here the King fern on mass is quite a sight for gardeners and landscapers alike.

Landscaping wet zones. NZ Tree Ferns reach for the sky. Auckland City Gardens. NZLANDSCAPES landscapers designers New Zealand.


Tree Ferns reach for the sky. Shown here situated on the shaded side of a steep wet bank. With moist soil conditions the NZ Native plants are robust and healthy in the Auckland City Gardens. NZLANDSCAPES landscapers based in Auckland, New Zealand, provide landscaping ideas for the home gardener, garden designer or landscaping professional.
We offer within NZ and anywhere worldwide landscaping and landscape garden advice, garden layout concept plans / sketches, planting concepts, planting plans, and landscape Master plans.

With design solutions for any climatic zone our landscape design team plan to suit any growing situation. We can suggest for you the best plants to plant in a wet / damp growing situation, dry / arid zones, indoor or glass house climates, office and workspaces, restaurants or retail goods / commercial gardens.

Every landscaped garden has specific requirements and garden plantings will vary depending on the local climate. Our landscaping advice or plans could be instrumental in your gardens growing to fully matured, immaculate, lush landscapes.

With dedicated landscaping professionals that are client focused and educated in a wide variety of landscape design areas, our landscaping services and skills cover most landscaping requirements - From initial landscape planning through to landscape construction, garden features and garden maintenance.
Email us for any enquiries here: LANDSCAPE DESIGN ENQUIRY

Gardening Ideas for Auckland NZ landscapes. Residential and Commercial Garden Designers. NZLANDSCAPES.


New Zealand Native Plants have been used in Residential and Commercial gardens by NZLANDSCAPES Auckland landscapers along with keen gardeners, landscape designers and landscaping construction teams throughout New Zealand for many years. Now NZ native plants are extensively grown in both private and public gardens throughout the world.

Influencing landscape designers in New Zealand for many years the up coming season's new release plants are always awaited with great interest. With predominantly green foliage the garden is evergreen and lush when incorporating NZ natives into your current landscape or any future landscaping plans.

With a huge variety of native NZ Grasses, Trees, Shrubs and Groundcovers there are sometimes too many varieties to choose from. NZLANDSCAPES Auckland landscape designers are available to help you with any landscaping enquiries within New Zealand and online gardening advice throughout the world.

With a suitable plant for most climatic zones, New Zealand plant species are a desirable plant to choose for sometimes difficult growing situations. New Zealand Phormium or Flax is widely used for their dramatic foliage and flower as well as their ground holding/ erosion control and soil stabilising qualities.

Thursday, March 02, 2006

New Zealand Landscape Design NEWS - Renowned Architect Tours NZ

'World renowned landscape architect to tour NZ next month

One of the world’s leading landscape architecture experts Joan Nassauer is speaking in New Zealand next month.

She arrives in Auckland on February 28 for a three week study, research and speaking tour jointly hosted by the New Zealand Institute of Landscape Architects and the Royal New Zealand Institute of Horticulture.

Nassauer, from Michigan USA, is the New Zealand Institute of Landscape Architects’ (NZILA) second Education Foundation scholar. She will speak in New Zealand cities and towns throughout March.

Nassauer is a world renowned landscape architect with particular expertise in and passion for ecology and landscapes.

She is Professor of Landscape Architecture in the School of Natural Resources and Environment at the University of Michigan.

She has written many books and articles and specialises in landscape ecology and design perceptions.' scoop.co.nz

Click on link to see full new article at Scoop.co.nz Independent News source.

Link: Landscape Architect Tours NZ - Scoop.co.nz

Tuesday, February 28, 2006

Fireworks Video. Auckland Anniversary Day 06.

Fireworks display filmed be NZLANDSCAPES landscape designers
Fireworks display Part 1. Auckland Anniversary Day celebrations, Auckland Viaduct harbour. Filmed by NZLANDSCAPES landscape designers New Zealand.


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