A healing garden

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A beautiful healing garden created in moonee Ponds, Melbourne, by Dirtscape Dreaming Pty Ltd

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A healing garden

  1. 1. Moonee Ponds MindBody Health Centre: A healing garden by Dirtscape Dreaming Pty Ltd
  2. 2. Scrollwork front fenceusing the Centre’s logo© Dirtscape Dreaming Pty Ltd 2011
  3. 3. Enter through the moongate, created with handpressed italian terracotta tiles© Dirtscape Dreaming Pty Ltd 2011
  4. 4. The meditation garden is nestledamongst floweringshrubs,perennials and grassesthat move in the wind and collectraindrops. Walking up the windingpath through the gardenencourages a sense of peace andconnection to nature, the greatesthealer of all. It is only after a walkthrough the garden that the clientcan enter the main door, usuallywith a smile.The entire meditation garden iswalled and covered in clamberingboston ivy, a riot of autumn colourright now. Underneath it all is a60,000L rainwater tank, capturingthe entire roofspace of rainfall andfeeding the garden irrigation.Inspection portholes are coveredwith handmade copper covers,complete with logo.© Dirtscape Dreaming Pty Ltd 2011
  5. 5. The moongate is designed toharness energy and protect thegarden, with it creating a landmarkthat draws the inquisitive into thegarden.A shady spot in peace and quiet© Dirtscape Dreaming Pty Ltd 2011
  6. 6. A difficult internal atrium open tothe rain links two disconnectedbuilding spaces. Rose quartznestles in a feather lined copperhanger, marking some history ofthe site.Fern sculpturesamongst thetree ferns in adark,overshadowedarea of thestaff carpark.© Dirtscape Dreaming Pty Ltd 2011
  7. 7. © Dirtscape Dreaming Pty Ltd 2011The Yoga and event room hasits own courtyard Garden,wrapped in a curvy seating wallenabling large gatherings withease.

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