Glen Iris Courtyard Revamp

Glen Iris garden overhaul - Boodle Concepts maximises a small courtyard ready for Summer entertaining.


Jen called us from her garden in Glen Iris, overwhelmed. Her old courtyard was overgrown with weeds, and she'd had spent a weekend painting the paling fence and couldn't face painting a second coat. In need of some affordable garden design ideas, Jen physically walked us through her space and we gave landscaping & landscape design solutions for her rear courtyard, identified spaces that worked and suggested ways to overcome lackluster areas.

Here's what we recommended for this simple garden design:

  • re-oil outdoor furniture,
  • raise soil levels (raised garden beds for visual interest),
  • re-paint garden bed and paling fence,
  • accent planting 'Star Jasmine',
  • black dyed mulch and new courtyard pots.

We want to know if you love the paint colour? We've used Dulux 'Namadji', a dark charcoal backdrop which makes the glossy green plants 'POP'. If you wanted to go one step further, we suggest a wire fence trellis for the plants to climb onto, and LED mood lighting for night-time entertaining.

For more landscape design ideas for your garden in Glen Iris and beyond, give Boodle Concepts a call.


BUDGET: ~$2000. Client supplied furniture & plants.
TIME FRAME: Garden construction completed within 48hrs.
FEATURE PLANT: Star Jasmine. See Gardening Australia's Plant Profile.

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