With a directive to build a garden with year-round interest, Miers planted four raised beds of evergreen herbs—rosemary, lavender, and thyme—for use in the kitchen. surrey house garden by richard miers garden design
We were influenced by the many lush tropical gardens in our coastal neighbourhood and overseas, too, she says. Tropical plants are also amazingly hardy. It also helps that Bilgola is full of red volcanic soil so everything grows really well!