Kensington

This large redevelopment is in an eclectic neighborhood, where industry and the arts co-habit with grand residences of a bygone era and warehouse conversions.

“I was fortunate enough to come in to this project from the outset, which ties in nicely with my preference to be first on site as well as the last,” according to Greg Palmer, principal of Ayus Botanical.  “As with all good construction, it’s all in the foundations.”  Typically, 70% of works done in a garden are not apparent immediately, but the success of the garden depends on the unseen initial work.

To relax the original industrial hard surfaces, Strelitzia Nicolai foliage with its strong personality, contrasts dramatically with the striking red leafed Berberis thunbergii.