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Genus provides landscape architectural services for residential and commercial projects throughout the
Melbourne metropolitan area and regional Victoria.

Our team of professional landscape architects are passionate about creating unique and amazing projects.  Each member brings with them an individual style, background and expertise (including architecture and graphic design) resulting in a creative and collaborative design environment.

Whether you require planning approval for a residential or commercial development, are designing a new home, or have a private garden that needs attention, we provide a professional approach to satisfying and exceeding our client’s requirements.





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Top Five Playground Ideas for Your Backyard

September 5, 2016 | 0 Comments

Author: Joseph Welsh It’s the quintessential Australian dream to have your own backyard, possibly with a white picket fence around the edge. But once you’ve got it, what do you do with it? Well, that’s where your own lifestyle and imagination comes in, doesn’t it? One of the most common additions to many a suburban […]
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Ideas for a unique front garden

July 14, 2016 | 0 Comments

Author: Jayde Ferguson Upgrading your home’s exterior doesn’t have to mean an expensive top-of-the-range remodel. A home can be made more welcoming and its kerb appeal beautifully boosted with a few clever ideas, DIY inspiration and creative thinking. The front yard of your house can set the tone for the entire home; so it pays […]
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Creating your small sanctuary

June 28, 2016 | 0 Comments

Author: Lana Hawkins All the landscaping enthusiasts out there have to accept the reality that gardens are shrinking. But this does not mean that you cannot still create the green sanctuary you always wanted. While it may seem that designing a smaller garden is an easy task, with less space to fill compared to a […]
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Ideas for your Contemporary Garden

May 17, 2016 | 0 Comments

Author: Lana Hawkins Contemporary style is in the spotlight: It features minimalist approach to landscaping and a wide array of sleek materials. At the first glance, such a garden may seem a bit cold and uninviting, but a closer look reveals something more. A lifeless impression is precisely the pitfall people need to avoid when […]
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Outdoor Living Ideas for 2016

May 4, 2016 | 0 Comments

Author: Jayde Ferguson The outdoor world is expanding! And it doesn’t matter whether you have a spacious backyard to work with or a smaller, more subtle space; there’s always a desirable outdoor living addition or design that creates that ‘wow’ factor. Modern ideas, fresh new trends and playful architecture enhancements aim to craft an outdoor […]
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From concept to completion – Part 2 | This is Landscape Architecture

April 26, 2016 | 0 Comments

Continuing on from last week’s look at what Genus does to get your landscape project in the ground, today we get technical. Concept to Completion – Part 2 Stage Two – Detail and Documentation Now that the concept plan has been presented to our client and finalised into how they want their finished landscape to […]
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From concept to completion – Part 1 | This is landscape architecture

April 19, 2016 | 0 Comments

Over the last week we have been sharing examples of our work as part of World Landscape Architecture Month.  WLAM2016 is organised by the American Society of Landscape Architects and is all about promoting the work of LAs to the broader public. We have displayed examples of our design work alongside photos of completed gardens […]
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What is Landscape Architecture? | WLAM 2016

April 13, 2016 | 0 Comments

April is World Landscape Architecture Month. But what is Landscape Architecture? To be reading our blog you are probably aware of what landscape architecture is and maybe a little of what we do here at Genus.  If not then welcome to Genus Landscape Architects and please read on! World Landscape Architecture Month (WLAM), is an […]
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Pergola Designs Taking Over Backyards

February 23, 2016 | 0 Comments

Author: Jayde Ferguson Outdoor living is constantly evolving. As more homeowners realise the value of merging indoor entertaining with smart exterior design, it’s become necessary to cater for best of both worlds and stay up to date with the latest trends. Elevating your outdoor living experience means getting the right set up for your needs […]
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Useful Backyard Tools for Maintaining Your Garden

December 16, 2015 | 0 Comments

Author: Jayde Ferguson As a gardening or landscaping enthusiast, having the right tools is the most essential aspect of good work. If you’re serious about getting out in the garden, you’ll want to choose backyard tools that are practical, efficient for the task and that’ll encourage you to get out and get your hands dirty. […]
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