22 June 2015
Kew Garden

Being contradictory can be a lot of fun – this is true in gardens, as it is in life. With this in mind, the JJL team had a lot of fun designing and constructing the garden in Davis Street. On the plans the practicality of the layout and structure shine through, but in the flesh,...

22 May 2015
Camberwell Transformation

It has been a busy start to the year for the team at Jane Jones Landscapes, especially with the opening of our new design studio and shop at 1444 Malvern Road, Glen Iris. Recently, we were given the pleasure of reinvigorating the facade of a beautiful Victorian house in the leafy suburb of Camberwell. A...

12 December 2014
Malvern East Transformation

Gardens evolve over time. Seasons change and each year brings something new. Having the opportunity to observe and assist these transformations over a period of time is one of the greatest pleasures of our work at Jane Jones Landscapes. This is doubly pronounced when a new owner takes over a JJL garden. JJL had spent...

01 October 2014
Plants: Succulents

“Fantasy is a necessary ingredient in living, it's a way of looking at life through the wrong end of a telescope.” – Dr Seuss For those looking for a touch of fantasy in their garden, succulents are the perfect addition. Pretty, modern, but not too edgy; there are as many adjectives that suit the plants...

24 September 2014
Brighton Transformation – Small Spaces

From a restricted and tight space, to an effective and functional courtyard; this garden was transformed thanks to a combination of simple design principles, creating the illusion of comfortable depth and space. The challenge of this recent project for Jane Jones Landscapes was how to overcome the problems presented by small gardens, specifically narrow garden...

03 September 2014
Preparing your garden for Spring

Somehow September is here already, and with it spring—the most important time of a gardener’s year. It’s a time when a little effort will go a long way, both in the short and long term. We’ve put together a list of JJL’s top tips to prepare your garden for spring. Out with the old There’s...

11 July 2013
Blairgowrie Garden

Creating something completely in tune with the spirit of the local environment drove the garden design of this beach house on Victoria’s Mornington Peninsula. The brief essentially required a sustainable design that would be sympathetic to its local environment; it’s setting of sand dunes and sea view. Built around six years ago the owners have...

30 May 2013
Just Planted

A few weeks ago the team at Jane Jones Landscapes revisited this suburban garden that we completed in September of last year. It is pleasing to see how well it has been maintained over the warmer months and to see how well it has flourished due to the dual efforts of our maintenance team and...

27 May 2013
Media: Backyard & Garden Design Ideas

The latest issue of Backyard & Garden Design Ideas magazine features a Jane Jones Landscapes garden in Melbourne’s South East. “In all my designs I like to focus on the texture and foliage of different plant combinations, all within a structural layout. This creates a harmonious balance between architecture and nature." “The key to creating...