Kris McFadden Design endeavours to employ sustainable garden design principles. We believe it is critical to design landscapes that reduce the demands on energy and water. We are proud to be accredited by Melbourne Water as Green Gardeners and through water-wise and green gardening principles we will create a sustainable garden design for your outdoor design needs.

We provide landscape design services and consultations for both commercial and domestic garden situations.


Call us today on 0400 891 266 to arrange an onsite consultation.


• Council Plans
Kris McFadden Design specialises in drafting council plans for development applications. With years of experience in developing plans for various councils in Melbourne, we have compiled a comprehensive knowledge of local council requirements. We are happy to work either in conjunction with or independently of your architect. Unlike many in our industry, we have a competitive and fixed price structure so from the moment you engage KMD landscapes to develop your landscape plans right through to council approval, you can rest assured knowing there will be no additional or hidden costs.

• Residential Landscape Packages
Whether you're looking to establish a superb outdoor living area or just revitalise one that’s got away, a comprehensive design is an integral part of every great landscape creation. We take the guesswork out of your landscape makeover. We’ll make sure you've got exactly what you want on paper before any construction begins, enabling you to source accurate and comparable quotes.
    Design tip:
    Landscape to Increase Water
    Efficiency.


  • Take advantage of natural drainage points.
  • Can particular plants be situated in natural drainage points to act as natural pumps?
  • Can water flows be directed by contours
    to best use the resource?
  • Consider Indigenous plant species. These
    plants can deliver flowering and foliage
    attributes with reduced water needs.
    Plant suggestions:
    Some of our favourite dry tolerant options.
    Grasses
  • Lomandra longifolia - Spiny-headed mat-rush
  • Poa sp. - Tussock grasses
  • Themada triandra - Kangaroo Grass
  • Shrubs
  • Correa glabra - Rock Correa
  • Grevillea rosmarinifolia - Rosemary Grevillea
  • Trees
  • Hymenosporum flavum - Native Frangipani
  • Syzgium “Aussie southern” - Glossy Lilly Pilly