Exploring England Studley Park Modern

Landscapers who worked with modernist architects in Studley Park

Edna Walling

Edna Walling is probably Australia's best-known and most influential garden designer. Gardens she designed in Studley Park include the

Ellis Stones

Ellis Stones, a protege of Walling's specialised in rock gardens and helped to popularize the use of native plants in gardens and public spaces. Gardens he designed in Kew include:

Books by Ellis Stones

Australian Garden Design, by Ellis Stones. Macmillan 1971

The Ellis Stones Garden Book: Australian Landscape Gardening. Foreword by Thistle Harris, Nelson 1976 ... Merchant Builders Townhouses at 72 Molesworth St appear on page 20


Gordon Ford

Gordon Ford whose mentor was Ellis Stones is known to have designed the garden for at least one house in the area.

Books by Gordon Ford

Gordon Ford, The Natural Australian Garden. Bloomings Books, 1999 ...Dedicated to Ellis (Rocky) Stones who was Ford's mentor.