Travel the world with Australian garden designer Jamie Durie, and get inspired with incredible garden transformations on HGTV’s The Outdoor Room. Jamie and his crew have designed outdoor spaces for family and friends to gather, relax, play and dine. We think the new series is sure to encourage a passion for outdoor living and we’re proud they chose our distinctively better® plants and soil for each episode.
Plants Featured in Recent Episodes:
- Jamie Durie’s Inspired Backyard MakeoverMarch 6, 11:30 AM Eastern/Pacific
March 11, 9:30 AM Eastern/Pacific
Jamie Durie has spent his career creating one-of-a-kind Outdoor Rooms for homeowners everywhere. Now, after fifteen years, he’s finally tackling his own backyard. As a landscape architect who travels for design inspiration, Jamie has been all over the world. For his own yard, he reaches into his memory banks and pulls inspiration from all of his favorite travels. His most ambitious project yet, Jamie flips all the rooms inside his house and puts them outside. From the bedroom to the dining room to the bathroom, Jamie uses his home as a model for what Outdoor Rooms can be: Coral Bark Japanese maple, Baby Pete Lily Of The Nile, Peachy Mango African Daisy, Narrow-Leaved Clumping Bamboo, Green Tower® Boxwood, Feelin’ Blue Deodar Cedar, Katrina® African Iris, Little Emperor™ Japanese Blueberry-Shogun® Series, Windcliff Flurry Fuchsia, Vaughn’s Lillie® Oak Leaf Hydrangea, Breeze™ Dwarf Mat Rush, Ever Red™ Fringe Flower, Sun Parasol® Giant Pink Mandevilla, Icee Blue® Yellow-Wood, Vera Jameson Stonecrop and Cabernet Sauvignon Wine Grape.
- The Hamptons, New York Inspired Backyard MakeoverMarch 13, 11:30 AM Eastern/Pacific
March 18, 9:30 AM Eastern/Pacific
Homeowners, Bonnie and Winston would love to entertain in their backyard, but with no fence or hedge, they don’t have the kind privacy they need to enjoy it. While visiting the couple, Jamie decides that the Hamptons would be the perfect place to go for design inspiration. After finding amazing design ideas from his journey, Jamie creates a tranquil escape complete with fountain, spa deck and lush greenery: Petite Snow™ Butterfly Bush, Japanese Blueberry Tree – Shogun® Series, Chollipo Euonymus, Endless Summer® Hydrangea, Spartan Juniper, White Lightnin’® Trailing Lantana, Jagged Lavender, Breeze™ Dwarf Mat Rush, Majestic Beauty® Southern Magnolia, Gulf Stream Heavenly Bamboo and Sienna Sunrise® Heavenly Bamboo.
- Boston Inspired Backyard MakeoverMarch 20, 11:30 AM Eastern/Pacific
March 25, 9:30 AM Eastern/Pacific
Homeowners Paul and Paul have lived in their 100-year-old, historic home for nine years. They love to garden and have a large backyard but it still remains mostly unused. The problem is that they don’t know how to make it one cohesive space in relation to the house. They lack the design to make it all work. Jamie comes to have a look at the property in person and meet Paul and Paul. After meeting them and seeing the property Jamie decides that Boston, MA would be the perfect place to visit for inspiration. He returns from his trip with a Boston inspired design to show that includes meandering pathways, a dining area built around a tree and arbor screening the garden. When it is revealed to Paul and Paul, they finally have a yard that connects yard to their home and gives them a place to garden and entertain in: Grecian Pattern Plant, Burgundy Glow Carpet Bugle, Australian Tree Fern, Lady In Red Fern, Lime Glow Japanese Barberry, Itsy Bitsy® White False Heather, Winchester Honeysuckle, Majestic Beauty® Southern Magnolia, European Ostrich Fern, Sienna Sunrise® Heavenly Bamboo, Mexican Blue Sage, Hot Lips Sage, Blue Spruce Stonecrop, Bronze Carpet Stonecrop and Chinese Wisteria.
- Sedona, AZ Inspired Backyard MakeoverMarch 27, 11:30 AM Eastern/Pacific
April 1, 9:30 AM Eastern/Pacific
Rene bought his home a year ago. As a single parent he lives there with his four-year-old son and his parents. Rene has put all his time and money into the house itself and has nothing left for the back yard. He wants a yard that matches his healthy lifestyle, where he can play with his son and one that honors his Mexican heritage. Jamie arrives to meet Rene and see the yard himself. After talking with Rene, Jamie tells him that Sedona, AZ is where he is traveling for the inspiration trip: Mediterranean Fan Palm, Sago Palm, Silverleaf Geranium (Kalwerbossie Geranium), Angelina Stonecrop, Blue Spruce Stonecrop, Pink Stonecrop, Bronze Carpet Stonecrop, Autumn Joy Stonecrop, Purple Emperor Stonecrop, Texas Mountain Laurel, Yucca Golden Sword, Yucca Ivory Tower and Yucca Banana Split® Soft Leaf.
- Atlanta, GA Inspired Backyard MakeoverApril 3, 11:30 AM Eastern/Pacific
April 8, 9:30 AM Eastern/Pacific
Jennifer and Scott are a very busy, young couple that have spent the past six years restoring their California bungalow home. The problem is that their home ends at their backdoor. Jen is talented cook and a vegetarian. They are eco friendly and want a sustainable, modern yard where they can eat what they grow. Jamie meets with them and tells them that he knows of a fantastic edible garden in Atlanta, GA. Jamie heads to Atlanta in search of inspiration for his design. He returns from his trip with an Atlanta inspired design full of edible plants and a gorgeous dining pergola surrounded by vertical gardens. After the project is complete, Jen and Scott finally have a garden that they can eat and a design that matches their style: Golden Variegated Sweet Flag, Lemon Verbena, Compact Sprenger Asparagus Fern, Mondo Grass, Ebony Knight™ Mondo Grass, Huntington Carpet Rosemary, Angelina Stonecrop, Devon Skies Blue-Eyed Grass, Rebecca Viola and Purple Showers Viola.