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Create a Healthy Garden With Simple Solutions

Create a Healthy Garden With Simple Solutions

Do you dream of having a healthy garden? Only to find it’s more of a nightmare; from your strawberries refusing to grow to your favorite flowers dying before they’ve had a chance to live. An unhealthy garden can be a nightmare. In this guide, we’ll take a look at how you can have a healthy garden to enjoy all year around. To READ MORE please click the title.

Backyard Blitz : Top Tips from Expert Jason Hodges

Backyard Blitz : Top Tips from Expert Jason Hodges

AdBri Masonry recently commissioned the Great Australian Backyard Survey and found five things Aussies aspire to have in their outdoor areas. Jason Hodges, AdBri Masonry Brand Ambassador, celebrity landscaper and four-time Melbourne International Flower and Garden Show Gold medallist, has added his top tips to help you maximize these favorite aspects of Aussie backyards. Contemporary Courtyard by Melbourne Architects Bagnato Architects Outdoor dining/entertaining area: Large or small, most Aussie homes have some form of outdoor eating area. It adds a new dimension to entertaining whilst adding great appeal to a home. Outdoor dining allows the host to continue the meal…

Great Australian Backyard Survey

Great Australian Backyard Survey

The Australian backyard has changed considerably in the last few decades so a Great Australian Backyard Survey was commissioned by AdBri Masonry to get a handle on what’s going on… or in our backyards. Rustic Garden by Sydney Interior Designers & Decorators Luci.D Interiors Contemporary Garden by Sydney Landscape Architects & Landscape Designers Dean Herald-Rolling Stone Landscapes Tropical Deck by Sydney Landscape Architects & Landscape Designers Harrison’s Landscaping Country Garden by Sydney Landscape Architects & Landscape Designers Nicholas Bray Landscapes Beach Style Courtyard It’s hard to know what is a ‘typical’ great Australian backyard anymore because space and lifestyle play…

Bust the Rust with Hammerite

Bust the Rust with Hammerite

I inherited the most fabulous French-style metal garden furniture in white; well…it was white. Three elaborate pieces that are totally divine…and totally rust-infused. Sigh. What to do, what to do? I was considering having them powder-coated, but felt that might lose some charm or originality. Until I found Hammerite™ Rust Remover which restores rusting metal furniture, tools and fixtures in hours. Available in both Gel and Dip formulations, Hammerite effectively, and safely, removes rust from vertical surfaces and intricate metal items. I felt sure I was going to find further gardening-related projects perfect for Hammerite. I am one of those…

Monochromatic Gardens

Monochromatic Gardens

Are you looking for some easy gardening ideas? Of course you’ll want easy care plants that aren’t too ‘precious’ needing lots of attention (like maidenhair ferns; don’t get me started!). In some areas you’ll be looking for drought-resistant plants, or at least some that won’t die if you don’t water them for a while. Oops. How about a garden in one colour? At least you won’t have to think about which colours to put together. Seriously, monochromatic gardens are quite stunning because people don’t expect a garden to be one colour. And we aren’t talking ONE colour, no. Monochromatic gardens…