Australian House & Garden

Overarching goals

Ben Scott, the designer of this garden in Melbourne’s eastern suburbs, knows how to make an entrance. When confronted with an “awkward” ramp to the underground garage, he turned what could have been a gaping negative into an inviting plus. He covered the driveway with a steel arbour festooned with Boston ivy, cocooning visitors in greenery and casting dappled light on cobblestones below.

“It could have been a

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