Outdoor inspiration of the week

Ideas and inspiration

Lazy days
With the right planting, a sparkling pool and lanai-style outdoor living area, it's possible to create a subtropical paradise right at the back door
Making connections
Extend your living area to the outdoors to make the most of your site. This home by architects SAOTA has a fully furnished outdoor room – a great place to relax and enjoy the Sydney harbour views.
8 essential landscaping tips that will help sell your home
Trying to sell your home but not having much luck? Your garden can be a huge asset. Here's how to update the landscaping to make your garden more appealing to buyers
Over the top
Running out of casual spaces in your home? Why not head up to the roof? A  rooftop spa tub and all-weather lounger provide ideal spots from which to take in the elevated views from this home by Boon T...
Own your outdoor space
Who says you need to trek it all the way to the local park to spend time or entertain outdoors? Why not achieve the same high-key vibes in your own home? It’s definitely possible, you just need to foc...
Are your outdoor spaces winter ready?
There’s no need to batten down the hatches and retreat entirely indoors this winter. Landart Landscapes’ Matt Leacy has a range of tips to ensure your outdoor spaces continue to flourish throughout th...

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Family retreat in Mairangi Bay
This RADA home features a spacious, sunny master bedroom and excellent indoor/outdoor flow


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