Outside Space’s Online Space is Now Live!

Outside Space has had a busy year. To keep you up to date with our latest work, offer useful advice and keep you posted on industry trends, we’re pleased that our refreshed website is now live! We’ll be updating this blog regularly. Look out for seasonal information, tips and ideas for preparing for and dealing […]

Smart Design Equals Smart Investment

It is said, that if you are thinking of change, the right plan is essential. The same goes for good garden design. A good garden design will provide benefits, long and short term you may never thought would exist – lifestyle, health, return on investment and even a sense of peace. Consulting a reputable and […]

Outdoor Rooms Magazine Feature

If you have a small inner-city garden or courtyard, you may be thinking that a flourishing vegetable garden is out of reach. However, as this garden shows, space need not be a hindrance and an attractive and productive garden can go hand in hand — and even incorporate a water feature, a barbeque, seating area […]

Heavy Rains!

IS YOUR GARDEN HALF FULL OR OVERFLOWING AFTER RECENT RAINS? If you’re a glass half full kind of person, then heavy rains are good for your garden beds, thirsty lawns and great for our drought affected farmers. Heavy rains are particularly good for your production (food) gardens, and generally all landscaped areas. Heavy rain is great […]

Inner West Project Insight: Sanctuary from a hectic schedule

Seeking sanctuary from a hectic schedule? Prefer a low to no maintenance garden? The view of a neglected outside space can seem insurmountable. Fortunately, Award Winning Landscape Designers and Architects can help you imagine the possibilities for any outside space. And, happily, at Outside Space, we’re often asked to turn their inspiring and challenging designs […]

Merry Christmas & Happy New Year!

We get a lot of satisfaction from the positive transformation that improvements to an outside space bring into our client’s lives. We hope you get to enjoy your outside space as much as possible over the holidays and in the year ahead. Our thanks and gratitude to the architects, designers and clients we’ve worked with in […]

A new year begins….!

IT’S NOW THE START OF THE NEW YEAR! After a short break we’re back at work on projects that will transform spaces outside, and lives, in the year ahead. It’s a very positive start to 2019! 2018 heralded our first televised appearance on Better Homes and Gardens and recording of our landscape construction efforts for a forthcoming […]

Media Release | Outside Space Awarded Best of Houzz 2019

Outside Space Awarded Best of Houzz 2019 for Customer Service for the third year in a row. Awarded by the community of over 40 million monthly users, the annual BOH badge highlights home renovation & design professionals with Top ratings and most popular home designs. WOLLONGONG, Australia, February 4, 2019 – Outside Space of Austinmer has won “Best […]

Autumn is your countdown to Spring

Heavy rains or dry conditions often herald a change of season. This year was no different! On top of that, you’ll notice deciduous trees’ leaves changing colour as they prepare for winter. Which is why now, autumn, is your countdown to spring. It is the best time of year to start planning the transformation of […]

Winter is here! It’s time to reflect

The rainfall, and temperature drops, have come in waves, heralding the start of winter. And as the days got colder, snow fell from Stanthorpe in QLD to the Snowies. It’s time to reflect on what winter means for your outside space. Cold, dry, windy conditions Despite the recent rains, we’re still in drought. Winter is […]

Supplier Spotlight: WaterUps From Down Under®

We’d like to introduce you to one of our newest suppliers, WaterUps from Down Under®. Their innovative water wicking solution can reduce your garden beds’ water consumption by up to 80%, while helping your plants thrive. Grow Your Own Water Water is life. So, in some of the driest conditions we’ve experienced, WaterUps from Down […]

Australia really is dry this spring

Not to dampen your enthusiasm for spring, but the period from January 2017 to July 2019 has been the driest on record. Only the 1900-02 peak of the Federation Drought was drier. Australia really is dry. According to the Bureau of Meteorology, July saw a decrease in lower-layer soil moisture (from 10 to 100 cm deep) […]


Christmas is a magical time of year. This year it involved an epic tale of engineering as we installed Santa’s Grotto in the Macquarie Centre, North Ryde. Once again, we were delighted to be working with award-winning landscape designer Outhouse Design. This will be a Christmas to remember for shoppers at the Macquarie Centre and their children. […]

Looking Forward To 2020

Thanks to all of the clients, designers and suppliers we worked with, 2019 was massive. We’re looking forward to 2020! Following is a quick recap on the year that was. Look Mum, we’re on TV! Ok, blink and you’d miss it, but the team did an outstanding job constructing the rooftop transformation designed by award-winning […]

Outside Space Is On ABC’s Dream Gardens (S2 Ep.2)

You might recall that the Outside Space team appeared on Better Homes and Gardens last year. Our landscape construction efforts were also recorded for an episode of ABC’s Dream Gardens. We’re happy to let you know that Dream Gardens, Season 2 started on Tuesday, 29 October! And, we’re very excited to let you know that the […]

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