Sustainable Design Ideas: Ellerslie Garden Show

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It may look like a moss covered traditional living room, but there is much more to this garden than meets the eye. If you look a little closer you may spot the salvaged plank table/greenhouse and the bottle plant pots attached to the walls.

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The garden was designed using reused materials and gained a considerable amount of attention and praise at the Ellerslie Flower Show in Christchurch, New Zealand.

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This garden was created by Grant Stephens & Rebecca Hammond, H & S Landscape Design. They named it REVOLUTIONISING REUSE.

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“Natives and perennials [plants] meet to create and enhance a contemporary courtyard garden that provides outdoor living while challenging the perception of reusing discarded objects.”

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It shows that reuse and salvage can be applied to landscape design as well as in the interiors. This garden is innovative and beautiful, allowing the public to gather great ideas for their own homes.

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