04 August 2016
Malvern Garden

Within the garden space, structure is undeniably significant in embedding a house within its environment. An existing mass of lawn was all that softened this Malvern home, which positioned on an upward sloping block on a prominent main road, completely dominated its surrounds. JJL was engaged by the owners to envision a landscape design that...

22 June 2016
Hawthorn East Project Revisit

Developing a garden design to link the heritage front of a Victorian house with a newly developed contemporary rear extension was the primary motivation for this project. Planted in two stages and completed over a year ago now, it is a great pleasure to see how the garden has flourished and is looking settled. The...

20 April 2016
Gardens Abroad

JJL is currently in the midst of planning an upcoming international trip to see the RHS Chelsea Flower show, in anticipation of this event we have come to the realisation that we have bypassed sharing some amazing gardens that we had the pleasure of visiting on a European adventure late last year. This is an...

02 April 2016
Greening Apartment Spaces

With the rapid urban spread and development of apartment and multi-residential buildings throughout the city many are loosing the large open garden spaces we love, we are therefore being challenged to develop new ideas and come up with different ways of using restrictive spaces to introduce some greenery into our lives. Recently, the team at...

24 February 2016
Project Update: Kew

A little while back we posted a news item about a recent Jane Jones Landscapes project that was under progress, ‘Kew Garden.’ This was shared at the completion of the first of two stages, the back garden. Although a bit late on the update, we are happy to announce the completion of the second stage,...

28 January 2016
Plants: Dahlias

As we settle into the heart of summer, the warmer months encourage a transition to plantings of vibrant colours. Coinciding with the beginning of the New Year, this is a time for reflection and rejuvenation. With this in mind and inspired by a recent pilgrimage to Claude Monet’s mesmerising garden at Giverny, we believe that...

08 December 2015
2015 Landscaping Victoria Industry Award Night

After taking some time to work on our website, the team at Jane Jones Landscapes is delighted to officially share the exciting news that we were recently awarded with the 2015 Landscaping Victoria Industry Award for ‘Plants in the Landscape’ for our East Malvern Project. We were also highly commended for ‘Plant Management and Maintenance’...

27 August 2015
Formal Gardens

Formal Gardens offer open spaces that enhance big properties. They can bring a convenient expansive view into small properties as well. The proliferation of details creates a lavish landscape that stimulates the senses while elaborating an harmonic view. The enjoyment of the landscape and the consciousness of the viewer about the natural surroundings started with...

11 August 2015
Plants: Orchids

There's nothing like having a bit of the splendour that flowers and their organic shapes offer inside your home. Flowers have an intimate quality and a tangible impact on our perception - they bring happiness, wellbeing and calm. They enhance our mod and good spirit. Well... if you're looking to have such an effect at...