Dream Gardens: Season 1
Join leading landscape designer Michael McCoy as he showcases some of Australia’s most lavish and magnificent gardens from the first spade hitting the ground to the incredible end result.
Having parents as clients will certainly come with its own challenges and in between his day job landscaper Clint has offered his parents to help them build an extensive kitchen garden. To keep costs down they are challenging themselves to use recycled and reclaimed materials in the ambitious des...
Transforming a botched job is a giant salvage operation. The trust between a client and designer must first be rebuilt before any of the original mistakes can be buried. Can this garden disaster be made to look as if it was meant to be deliberate?
Strath Creek, Victoria
Mother Nature can be your best friend, but she can also be your worst enemy. Stewart and Sandra Hart lost their home, garden and wonderful memories in the devastating Black Saturday bushfires of 2009. As a tribute to the property‚Äôs heritage Sandra and Stewart have salvaged some of the old garde...
Connells Point, NSW
During the finishing stages of building their dream water front home on Sydney‚Äôs George‚Äôs River, Mark and Sandra Sader have pressed the green light on a design for their ultimate resort style garden. The plan is to have both house and garden finished at the same time; a good idea, in theory.
The dream was to create the new garden with Karen, wife to Roberto and mother to Jordie and Lucca. It was to be the final stage of an ambitious project that had seen them work together to turn a dilapidated house near the Brisbane River into a gorgeous family home. Tragically, just as the house w...
Nestled behind the Central Coast of New South Wales and surrounded by native bushland, is the rural retreat of Phillip and Maria Visalli. Using materials that are sympathetic to the surrounds including sandstone, weathered steel, and decomposed granite they have big plans to transform their land ...
Fashion magazine editor Justine Cullen and events organiser Greg Mathew are wildly busy with three young kids and high-pressure jobs that often take them away from home. It‚Äôs their dream to have a garden sanctuary to escape, relax and recharge in.
Paul and Zoe Mitzi own a fabulous 1920’s art deco home in Melbourne, and they want a garden to match. But creating an ambitious space can take courage and bravery; especially when all of your friends and family think your design plans are crazy. Their dream is made even more challenging by the de...