SC Landscapes News

Landscaping in Armstrong Mount Duneed

August 4, 2015

Visit the Palladium Homes display centre at Armstrong Mount Duneed to see a sample of our work. We have recently finished landscaping a number of gardens at Armstrong Mount Duneed, including for Palladium Homes. Native, drought tolerant gardens with ‘wow’ factor seem to be well suited to the developer guidelines for landscaping at Armstrong, Mount...

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Kindergarten native plant landscaping in Hamlyn Heights

August 15, 2014

SC Landscapes in Geelong have recently landscaped the Rix Street Kindergarten. This was a fantastic project as we were able to get involved with the community here in Hamlyn Heights. We filled the garden with beautiful drought tolerant plants, which means very little plant maintenance throughout the year! We loved expressing our creative and fun...

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Spotted gum decking

September 1, 2013

Decks and pergolas can add value to your home by providing a fantastic new outdoor zone for relaxing, family life with the kids or entertaining. Spotted gum decks and pergolas not only add value, but look great as well. At SC Landscapes we service all areas of Geelong, the Bellarine Peninsula and the Surf Coast....

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Native gardens on the Bellarine Peninsula

June 3, 2013

At SC Landscapes we are passionate about designing and constructing native and sustainable gardens. Here in Geelong, the Bellarine and the Surf Coast, this means choosing plants that will survive in our contrasting climate. From harsh summers, to cold winters with heavy rainfall, native plants  ̶  especially those indigenous to the area  ̶  will be...

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Landscaping at Warralilly Estate, Armstrong Creek

March 12, 2013

We recently finished the complete landscaping of two display homes at the exciting new Warralilly, Armstrong Creek Estate for boutique builder – Palladium Homes. These wonderful gardens were designed by renowned Local Geelong Landscape Architects – Mexted Rimmer. Native and indigenous plants have been used to great effect as low lying shrubs and ground covers alongside...

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Turf and lawns Geelong

February 15, 2013

Is your lawn looking tired, weedy and bare? It is still a great time of year to be installing new lawns and turf in Geelong. Sir Walter Buffalo loves these hot conditions as long as it gets regular watering. You can’t go past Kikuyu as a good looking yet very hardy lawn in high traffic areas....

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Crazy paving Geelong

January 15, 2013

We are crazy for crazy paving in Geelong! It looks natural but also works just as well in an ultra-modern setting. This type of paving is laid on a reinforced concrete footing, which has benefits in the long term to inhibit paving from sinking and cracking. Crazy paving can also look wonderful on stairs, entire exterior walls...

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Benefits of irrigation and wate-wise gardens in Geelong

December 5, 2012

Irrigation saves you time and money – you don’t over-water when you have a timer system installed! Drip lines are very efficient at getting water to the plant/tree roots and very little gets lost in the atmosphere such as with sprinklers (if plants are mulched, even better as the mulch helps to retain the water where...

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