Links & Resources
GARDEN DEVA recommends:
Alessio's Gardens - No job is too difficult for the experienced team at Alessio's Gardens. We have worked closely with this quality company over the last few years and are very happy with the collaboration. Owner, Alessio has a strong work ethic. He closely monitors activities on site and is noted for his attention to detail and his willingness to solve problems. Highly recommended for any landscaping jobs, including vertical gardens - in which they specialise.
PH: 0466 089 926 www.alessiosgardens.com.au
Think Green Landscapes... We love Think Green Landscapes and their commitment to sustainable landscaping and have worked with them for many years to create beautiful gardens for our clients.
PH: 0401 384 924 www.tglandscapes.com.au
PAVING AND WALLING PRODUCTS
Country Earth have a large variety of unusual and classic pavers. Like us, they pride themselves on doing things a little differently. We often use their stunning natural stone range because they are timeless, elegant and of the highest quality. They also offer full landscaping services if purchasing their paving. Excellent service.
PH: 08 9574 6163 www.countryearth.com
Solar Dwellings and Garden Deva have had a growing working relationship for many years. We have enjoyed creating many gardens to complement their intelligently designed passive solar homes.
PH: 9444 4400 www.solardwellings.com.au
Creations Landscape Supplies is a quality, well established company whom we regularly recommend. Have a chat to Nick or John and they will assist you with anything from soils, gabions, firepits, gravels, pots as well as many other landscaping materials for your outdoor project. They also have a beautiful 'must visit' indoor plant shop!
Ph: 9335 7383 www.creationlandscapesupplies.com.au
USEFUL GARDEN RELATED PUBLICATIONS AND WEBSITES
Garden Drum blog - quirky gardens and profiles of gardeners, designers and stylists all around Australia
All The Dirt weekly podcast with Deryn Thorpe and Steve Wood
Roots and Shoots ABC radio 720 Saturday mornings 9.10 am.
Gardening Australia Friday 7.30 pm ABC 1 (or watch on iView) with the wonderful Costa Georgiadis.
Organic Gardener Magazine
Earth Gardener magazine
OPEN GARDENS WA
After a few years of well deserved rest, Open Gardens is back! What a beautiful (and inexpensive) way to while away the hours of a weekend with a friend or loved one. Wandering through a gorgeous garden, gathering inspiration and ideas for your own, eating cakes or biscuits, drinking tea or coffee and possibly listening to live music. Life can be tough...! www.opengardenswestcoast.org
SOLAR POWER INFO
SOLAR POWER AUTHORITY is a useful community resource with up-to-date information about everything solar. This includes educational resources, product information, how-to's, current news, and a solar cost calculator. www.solarpowerauthority.com
Renew magazine is packed full of all things eco and renewable. Available at your newsagent or by subscription.
Did you know that according to a survey by Planet Ark, Home buyers are prepared to pay an average of $35,000 extra for a house in a green leafy area than they would for an identical house in a less green area? Makes sense to us!