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is was a Herculean project, with many aspects to
coordinate. Fifteen different trades were required
for the project, which was overseen by Omniscape
with Mondo liaising throughout.
"Little do people realise how many different
elements and trades go into a large makeover
or new project and each trade has their own
installation to complete," says Beverley.
Aside from the sheer size, the project was also
challenged by the moving of the large frangipani to
under the patio for planting, without damaging it.
e Christmas break occurred during the
project, which held up works slightly.
creating the look
Mondo Landscapes designed the garden to feature
a large, cedar-lined patio that was incorporated
with a large, curved swimming pool from Future
Pools. A sensational, travertine water feature
created a real "wow" factor for the entire area,
with lighting ensuring it looked stunning day
e water feature had windows cut into it,
allowing views into the trees planted along the
rear boundary fencing.
Shrubs and trees were selected on their
aesthetics and ability to grow above fence height
to provide the privacy the clients desired.
e initial consultation and design period took
around three months, which was in the peak of the
Perth building boom.
Managed by Colin Ahearn from Omniscape,
the construction took approximately four
months (allowing for a break over Christmas),
which included Future Pools installing the
e entire project came in under $200,000.
e pool cost $48,000 and the other major cost,
the pavilion, was about $18,000.
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