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Charlie Albone | Inspired Exteriors Special Delivery

Charlie Albone | Inspired Exteriors Special Delivery

Since Foxtel’s ‘Selling Houses Australia’ TV show began in 2008 my husband and I have been big fans, especially of Charlie Albone the gardening guru on the show and two times Chelsea Flower Show Medal Winner. A few months ago I had a chance meeting with Charlie outside his newly opened studio for his landscaping business Inspired Exteriors. Charlie and…

Making Pots using Rhubarb Leaves

Making Pots using Rhubarb Leaves

Rhubarb leaves are so big and defined that I wanted to try using them as a mold for an organic pot. After covering a large bowl with a plastic bag I laid the leaves inside and sprayed with cooking oil. Then filled the pot with a very coarse mixture of sand, dirt, rocks, cement and water and laid a smaller…

Driftwood Succulent Garden

Driftwood Succulent Garden

A close friend was throwing a huge party to celebrate her 50th birthday and wanted a succulent garden for her outdoor table centerpiece. She is a jewellery designer inspired greatly by the ocean and her home has a lovely relaxed boho vibe surrounded by trees.   A large piece of driftwood collected at her local beach was the perfect receptacle…