Landscaper John Couch has created a tropical garden in Melbourne's south east by mimicking a tropical rainforest setting with its own microclimate. Essential for the success of the garden were the palms: Alexander, Bangalow and cabbage-tree varieties now stand tall in trios and clusters throughout, creating the all-important tall canopy.
Sitting beside a roaring bonfire is one of the most memorable ways to spend a summer night, or to get cozy on a cool fall evening. And when a bonfire isn't an option, or when you've graduated beyond the camp fire days, an outdoor fireplace will get the job done in style. We found twenty five outdoor hearths to inspire you. Read on for stylish outdoor fireplace decorating ideas to get your backyard or patio in tip-top shape before summer arrives. #backyardideas #outdoorfireplace