10 metres by 5 metres. This area has been deliberately minimised to acknowledge the need for water conservation in Melbourne.
10 metres by 5 metres. This area is divided into three discrete zones:
Thus, on a nice winter day, you can sit out in the open under the grape canopy, and on very hot days you can sit under cover, out of the glare.
On Melbourne's lovely goldilocks days (not too hot, not too cold), you can sit anywhere you like!
On a concrete pad, with ample shadow boards for tools.
Red Flowering gum
Yellow Flowering gum
Purple wisteria climber
Climbing rose bushes (around 4 varieties)
table grapes (2 varieties, red grapes)
table grapes (2 varieties, white grapes)
lemon tree (very pretty)
1. This area is covered with two layers of laserlight grey acrylic plastic sheeting to provide an anti-glare environment during the hot summer months.
2. The middle section has one layer of laserlight sheeting.
3. The other end is open to the elements. Three grape vines have been planted around the pergola support poles to provide an arboreal leafy area.