Realise the potential of your nature strip! It need not just be a stripe of green like all the others in your street. It’s a garden waiting to happen. Turning your verge into a bed extends your garden so you can have more of your favourite plants on display and share them with your neighbours. And you no longer need to mow it! Click here for the step by step tutorial.
Mid-century brick homes are mainstays of our Australian suburbs. Solid and sturdy, they were built with practicality in mind, the gardens often just an afterthought. But you can build on these basics to create a welcoming front yard full of character by replacing the old concrete path and filling your garden beds. Click here for the step by step tutorial.
First impressions count, so turn heads and start conversations with these simple weekend tasks. Take out a lazy lawn and put in a lovely bed of flowering plants, replace a poor excuse for a hedge with one that grows lush under any conditions, plant a feature tree and then tidy up. All simple tasks that won't cost the earth. Click here for the step by step tutorial.
When you’re looking for a design for your front garden, consider one of the easiest to create – the formal look. The geometry of a standard suburban house block is made for this style – it’s just a case of adding the right features and choosing appropriate plants. Take a cue from this simple front yard makeover. Click here for the step by step tutorial.
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