Backyard

UP AND AWAY

Susan Cummins’ garden boasts an abundance of begonias, bromeliads, geraniums, ferns and native orchards. A green wall with more than 150 blooms borders the backyard, complemented by colourful flower beds and whimsical tree ornaments. After seven years of development, and thanks to their avant-garde approach, Susan and her partner saw this garden flourish beyond recognition.

In 2011, Susan and Michael Jack became the owners of the property, situated in Sydney’s leafy

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