MIFGS 2024






Connect with your inner sanctum in our idyllic plunge pool and courtyard garden, where tranquility meets luxury in pure harmony. This stunning outdoor retreat has been meticulously designed to provide a haven of relaxation and rejuvenation, offering a seamless blend of natural beauty and modern amenities.

As you step into this space you are greeted by the gentle murmur and reflected light of the clear water, surrounded by the muted tones of the stone paving, rock work and rendered walls, enveloped by water-conscious greenery. The merging of water, plant life and natural elements creates an ambiance that invites you to unwind, switch off and escape the outside world.

The courtyard’s centerpiece is a shimmering azure pool that stretches gracefully beneath the radiant sun, the crystal-clear waters inviting you to take a refreshing dip, while a luxe daybed beckons you to bask in the sun’s warm embrace.

Lush foliage envelops the pool area, providing a sense of privacy and seclusion. Tall, swaying trees create a natural canopy, casting dappled shade across the pool deck and paving, lending an exotic feel to the space.

Thoughtfully placed garden lighting softly shine as evening descends, casting a magical glow transforming the pool area into a romantic haven after dark.

Two raised rock walls serve as an entrance to the garden beyond, evoking a sense of wonder and intrigue of what lies ahead.

Whether you’re seeking an afternoon of sun-drenched leisure, a romantic evening under the stars, or a tranquil escape to nature, our pool and garden offer a transcendent setting for all your outdoor needs in both elevated style and luxurious comfort.




Plant list:

Asparagus densiflorus ‘Myersii’

Euphorbia myrsinities

Helichrysum petiolare ‘Hi Ho Silver’

Calamagrostis x acutiflora ‘Karl Foerster’

Austrostipa stipoides

Eremophila ‘Blue Horizon’

Blechnum ‘Silver Lady’

Phoenix roebelenii

Jacaranda mimosifolia

Philodendron japonica ‘Xanadu’

Stachys ‘Big Ears’

Ligularia reniformis

Euphorbia characias ‘Wulfenii’

Rosmarinus officinalis ‘Prostratus’

Eleocarparus reticulatus



We wish to thank so many people and businesses that have made all of this possible. The support that we have been witness to over the journey has been truly remarkable and we would not be able to produce such an amazing space without their time, hard work and generosity. Below are the businesses that we have worked closely with to produce the garden and we would like to thank them for all and everything that they have contributed:



Adam Hompas Landscapes – Without the support from Adam Hompas and the crew, this would by no means be possible. Adam and his crew have been a huge participant in the creation of the project, giving up their time to build all elements of the garden. Their intimate knowledge and craftsmanship is evident within the final product and they should all be extremely proud of what has been produced.

Jade Built Landscape Construction – Jade Built is a Brisbane based landscape construction company that has donated consultancy and labour towards the construction of Innersanctum. Dylan has worked with Paul on and off for 20+years and they have created so many amazing gardens together and a strong friendship along the way.

Nick Novak – Nick was a pivotal part of our 2023 garden working with the Adam Hompas crew at the time. He since moved back to his hometown in Wodonga but has so generously given up his time to come back down and work with us to create out 2024 Innersantum garden.



A huge thank you to Landscape Victoria Master Landscapers for all of their support and guidance throughout the process. Bianca was amazing to deal with throughout and kept us all sane during bump in, the show and bump out with her lovely banter, beer, lollies and chips!


Suppliers (in no particular order):

I sincerely hope that all of the following suppliers are proud of how we showcased all of their amazing art, services and materials. We could not have done this without you!

Eco Outdoor – Paver, rock, fabric and various product for the  styling of the project

Hanna Digital Design – 3D renders or the plans

Urbanscapes Pool Design – Pool liner

Projet Cutting – The joins to all the paving corners, step treads, curved paving. I bet you couldn’t pick any if the joins! Masters

Light On Landscape – Garden lights and a wealth of advice

Benjamin Bugeja Photography – Photography

Unique Upholstery – Mattress

Prue Marks Design – Styling 



Bay Design Gardens (Melbourne Plant Supplies) – Collation and consultation – Jodie is amazing!!

Warner Nurseries – Andrew, The King of MIFGS

Established Tree Transplanters – Jacaranda’s

Chartwell Nurseries

Coolabah Turf