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Back To Nature

Wednesday, 10 December 2014 04:43
Your backyard doesn’t have to be a concrete jungle – with a little thought and planning, it can resemble a naturally- occurring haven. Lara Bailey explores the ways to craft an outdoor space that is a true natural beauty. While sleek outdoor spaces with infinity- edge pools and feature-packed kitchens…

There's No Taste Like Howm-Grown

Wednesday, 10 December 2014 04:43
Since launching his first restaurant 23 years ago, Matt Moran has continued to tantalise the tastebuds of everyday patrons and cooking connoisseurs alike. Jemmah Kelly speaks with the celebrity chef about his new cookbook, Matt’s Kitchen Garden Cookbook, and why when it comes to produce, fresh is always best. Matt…

As Time Goes By

Wednesday, 10 December 2014 04:43
A successful outdoor design is one that you love to come home to, but how can you be sure that your feelings will last? Durable and flexible, an enduring outdoor space will never go out of style. Here Rachael Harrington looks at an outdoor design approach that ensures everlasting love.…

Work Of Art

Monday, 07 July 2014 02:29
We’ve all heard the phrase ‘bringing the outdoors in’, but what about ‘bringing the indoor s out’? Chelsea McIntyre investigates the different options available to embellish your landscape with outdoor art. Just as a painting hung on the wall or a strategically-placed sculpture can lift an indoor living room, outdoor…

Get 'Appy

Monday, 07 July 2014 02:25
Committing to a heating system for your pool can be a daunting prospect, but the experts at Sunbather are taking the guesswork out of the process with a new iPad app. Lara Bailey discovers the benefits of the company’s innovative endeavour. Selecting a pool heating method can be tricky. In…

Inner Beauty

Monday, 07 July 2014 02:19
Transforming your pool area to look more fresh and modern can be achieved by simply renovating your existing pool’s interior. With a vast range of options available, Alexandra Brocklehurst explores the best ways to add new life to your pool interior. If you’re feeling unenthused about your pool, it may…

On The Fence

Monday, 07 July 2014 02:10
Though its primary role is safety, pool fencing can be an aesthetic attribute to your outdoor space. With a range of pool fencing options on the market and the ability to customise a solution for your property, homeowners have plenty of choices when it comes to pool fencing, writes Lara…

Smart Spa

Monday, 07 July 2014 02:02
Spas can consume a lot of energy, and if you’re not careful, add a significant amount to your energy bill. Stevie Newbegin investigates ways to reduce your spa’s energy consumption and ensure your spa doesn’t cost you the earth. While spas provide homeowners with a range of benefits from relaxation…

Secret Window

Monday, 07 July 2014 01:58
Contemporary pool design has come leaps and bounds in recent years, with exciting design trends such as transparent walls and panels taking the industry by storm. Jemmah Kelly reveals how this stylish statement can give your pool the ‘wow’ factor. W hile most tend to opt for a conventional concrete…

Little Wonder

Monday, 07 July 2014 01:50
As the concept of the all-Australian big backyard changes over time, so too does its overall design. While future homeowners may have to compromise on their ideal block size, moulding a spacious outdoor area to accommodate your needs is still a very real possibility, writes Emily Sparshott. Owning a home…

Safe Haven

Monday, 07 July 2014 01:38
                What’s on your checklist for the external areas of your property? Street appeal? Functionality? Minimal maintenance? What about your outdoor space’s ability to protect your home and family in the event of a natural disaster? Rachael Harrington investigates the concept of landscaping…
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