Trevelyan Street Garden


38 Trevelyan Street, Wayville

Saturday 24 March 2018
Sunday 25 March 2018

10:00 AM
4:30 PM


This is a garden with a relaxed contemporary feel designed for family living, sustainability and low water use.
The front garden is a private enclosed space with large overhanging trees creating a shady tranquil mood. Good use is made of the space with interesting textural planting and a gravelled area randomly planted with succulents and cacti. A seat provides views down to a fishpond on a lower level, and the garden beyond.
Steps and a long path bordered with Arthropodium, grasses and other architectural plants lead to the back garden where a majestic date palm leans over at exactly the right angle to shade the entertaining deck and lawn.
Plants used throughout the garden are either Mediterranean or Australian natives with low water requirements and have been chosen for their colour, texture and shape. Dense hedges and clipped rounded shapes have been cleverly placed to give definition and to contrast with foliage that is soft or spiky, strappy or grass like. Leaf colour has also been considered and there are many shades of green and grey with the occasional pop of burgundy foliage.
As well the garden aims to encourage biodiversity, attract butterflies and provide habitat for frogs.
Dotted throughout are unique pieces of sculpture all made by local Adelaide artists, and a collection of succulents in unusual pots.
There is a swimming pool, herb garden, citrus trees and chooks.
A modern garden with interesting, informal planting.

Look out for: Small pond; fenced swimming pool; steps.


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