Jamie Durie’s Outdoor Rooms
Australian Jamie Durie is a horticulturalist and international award-winning landscape designer and a successful television host and producer. He’s the author of 9 best-selling books and the founder and Editorial Director of The Outdoor Room magazine. A committed environmentalist and pioneer of ‘The Outdoor Room’ concept, Jamie has changed the face of landscape design, inspiring a whole new generation to rediscover their garden.
Like most Australians, Jamie loves the outdoors and designs spaces that recognize the crucial role nature plays in nurturing our wellbeing. Jamie draws inspiration from the natural form, including the vast natural beauty and drama of the Australian landscape, extensive international travel and his passion for Eastern culture and lifestyle through his Sri Lankan heritage. He successfully combines these elements to create his own unique style and approach to garden design.
In the USA, Jamie hosts The Outdoor Room, White Room Challenge, HGTV Dream Home, HGTV Green Home, HGTV’d, Bang for Your Buck, HGTV Showdown, and America’s longest running gardening program The Victory Garden, which airs on PBS.
Jamie also appeared regularly on The Oprah Winfrey Show offering garden advice and inspiration following his first appearance on the show in 2006.
Listen to the interview to hear Jamie’s advice about making the most of what you already have and how he gets from idea to project.