Outdoor renovation advice
We’ve put together a useful library of articles that share advice on outdoor renovations and landscaping projects. However it’s not possible to convey everything on a web-site so please get in touch with us for further advice, assistance or to discuss your project.
Best Air-Purifying Plants
We look at the study by NASA revealing the plants most efficient at purifying air. Here is our pick for the top 5 super-power air-purifying plans.
What is xeriscaping and how to achieve it in a garden?
Xeriscaping is a landscaping concept that doesn’t require water, irrigation or regular maintenance. Xeriscaping is becoming more and more popular as people want to conserve resources such as water. But how can you implement this concept in your garden?
Plants that naturally repel slugs and snails
Snails or slugs, whatever you want to call them, are unwelcome garden visitors. Zones landscapers gives their best tips to prevent snails invading your garden.
Drop the garden hose, outdoor showers are here! With various types and materials available, creating an outdoor shower has never been easier. We will cover choosing the right type of outdoor shower, where to put it, and what to plant around it.
Plants that keep pesky mosquitoes at bay
It's the perfect summer evening as you're sitting down to have a delicious al-fresco meal when you hear it. The dreaded buzz of mosquitoes! Sound familiar? Bug repellent is an option but not a cure... Did you know basic planting work in your garden can keep mosquitoes at bay? Follow Zones Follow Zones Landscape Architect Nicola Vague’s tips for choosing plants that repel mosquitoes.
How can I create a resort-style backyard at home?
The Zones landscaping team is often asked: ‘How can I achieve resort style landscaping at home.’ It’s a big topic so we asked Nichola Vague, Zones’ Landscape Architect in Tauranga, Bay of Plenty, who has worked on landscaping projects at a number of major international resorts, to share her tips on how to create a resort style backyard that can be enjoyed all year round.
Outdoor Rooms FAQ
New Zealand is a nation of people in love with the outdoors. Well-designed outdoor rooms are attractive, inviting and practical. In this article, Zones landscaping designer Stuart Gill answers to the most frequently asked questions about outdoor rooms.
All you need to know about landscaping terms
About to embark on your landscaping adventure? Before you set off into the green distance, keep confusion at bay with this helpful glossary of terms and words to know from Zones landscape designer Nichola Vague.