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Furniture Ideas that Blend Seamlessly into your Garden

June 21, 2017 | 0 Comments


Perfect furniture will blend harmoniously with your landscape. It will not be bulky or in the way. It will fit into your garden simply and elegantly and seem as though it was just meant to be.
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8 Tips to Maintain Your Beautiful Garden

May 16, 2017 | 0 Comments


Author: Lana Hawkins Maintaining a garden is not rocket science – but it is not a walk in the park either. To keep your natural shrine green and vibrant you need a lot of time and patience, as well as the right information. The trick is to pull together a garden that is low on […]
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Add Value to Your Home without Blowing the Budget

March 15, 2017 | 0 Comments


Author: Jayde Ferguson Whether you like getting your hands dirty or not, renovating your home and giving it some TLC is the best way to boost its value.  There are projects you can tackle on your own, with little experience and a healthy dose of creativity, and then some that are better left to the […]
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A New Entry Garden for The Alfred

March 6, 2017 | 0 Comments


Author: Jason Davidson Melbourne’s Alfred Hospital is undergoing a garden facelift.  What was once an overgrown and underused space on the hospital’s most prominant street frontage of Commercial Road, will soon be a welcoming and relaxing garden for visitors, patients and staff. Over the last two years, Genus has been working with The Alfred to […]
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Backyard Makeover Tips to Add Value to Your Home

February 6, 2017 | 0 Comments


Author:  Jayde Ferguson Aussies thrive on backyard entertaining.  Summer days call for it and winter days crave it – so having an outdoor space you can utilise all year round is an investment every homeowner should make.  Backyard renovations are one of the ultimate ways to boost your home’s value, but there’s more to it […]
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The Versatility of Shade Cloth

January 19, 2017 | 0 Comments


Author: Print My Fence Shade cloth is strong, very durable, extremely versatile and, best of all, reasonably priced. It can be purchased in rolls that make it an easy item to store at home and use as needed.  Below we list 8 DIY hacks using shade cloth around the house. Make your own sail shade […]
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Time for Your Front Garden Makeover

December 1, 2016 | 0 Comments


Author: Jayde Ferguson There’s no debating that first impressions do count. Although what’s on the inside is certainly important, houses – like books, are typically judged by their covers. Especially when it comes to selling your home; first impressions matter. A home’s front exterior should demonstrate a pride of ownership and inspire curiosity. Even if […]
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Ideas for Your Small Alfresco

October 28, 2016 | 0 Comments


Author: Jayde Ferguson With outdoor living areas now a true extension of the home, it has become paramount for homeowners to create the ideal retreat. As patio and alfresco areas get more versatile, designing your own space to suit any home, budget and lifestyle has only gotten easier. And there’s so many ideas to help […]
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Creating your small sanctuary

June 28, 2016 | 0 Comments


Author: Lana Hawkins All the landscaping enthusiasts out there have to accept the reality that gardens are shrinking. But this does not mean that you cannot still create the green sanctuary you always wanted. While it may seem that designing a smaller garden is an easy task, with less space to fill compared to a […]
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Pergola Designs Taking Over Backyards

February 23, 2016 | 0 Comments


Author: Jayde Ferguson Outdoor living is constantly evolving. As more homeowners realise the value of merging indoor entertaining with smart exterior design, it’s become necessary to cater for best of both worlds and stay up to date with the latest trends. Elevating your outdoor living experience means getting the right set up for your needs […]
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REFRESH YOUR LANDSCAPE – START YOUR OWN VERTICAL GARDEN

July 23, 2015 | 0 Comments


Author: Lana Hawkins Everyone enjoys having a beautiful garden, rich with a variety of colorful and exotic plants.  But it is pretty hard to build and maintain one.  It takes time, knowledge, dedication and patience.  However, once you have it you can truly enjoy all of its beauty and relax after a hard-working day. If […]
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11 Plants to plant in Spring | Guest Post

October 2, 2014 | 0 Comments


Today’s guest post comes from Site Shade with some great tips on what’s good to plant right now in your garden! 11 Plants You Should be Planting in Spring Image link: https://flic.kr/p/ar2ceh Spring has sprung! And it is the perfect time to breathe some new life into your garden. Many plant varieties thrive this time […]
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Hottest Patio Trends for Summer Dining | Guest Post

September 17, 2014 | 0 Comments


Spring is here and the weather is starting to warm up!  Today’s guest post from Great Aussie Patios has some tips for planning those upcoming Summer Dinner Parties! Hottest Patio Trends for Summer Dining Warm summer months create an inviting natural atmosphere for dining outdoors. Outdoor patios often take centre stage when entertaining guests in […]
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