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Home Living : April 21st 2009
2 HLN - HOME LIVING: NORTH, Tuesday, April 21, 2009 HOMELIVING Thriving Habitat In the garden Judy Horton is an adviser for Yates Sustainability in the garden was the dominant theme at this year's International Flower and Garden Show. The horticultural and floral extravaganza, held in Melbourne recently, saw Phillip Johnson's Habitat garden (pictured) win overall best in the show. The garden was a total celebration of the environment. He says he hopes people are inspired to get back to the grassroots and to ecosystems that support the future of the planet. As part of Phillip's holistic approach, the Habitatgarden had no connection to mains power. The lighting, the hot outdoor shower and the waterfall were powered by strategically-sited solar collectors. A billabong was designed, in true Aussie fashion, to fill up after rain and drop its level in dry periods. Chooks, a rotary clothesline, a vegetable patch and a hive of native bees were other features that could be easily incorporated into the home garden. But the stars of this garden were the granite boulders thathad been craned in, including the 12-tonne beauty behind the shower. He says he rescued these from a quarry -- they would normally have been crushed into roadbase. Details: www.yates.com.au PLANTATION SHUTTERS Plantation Shutters www.sarmax.com.au email: email@example.com Just a few reasons to call Sarmax NOW for your free quote Privacy Noise reduction Ventilation Light control Insulation Low maintenance Cedar or aluminium Basswood Custom made High quality Local family business Save $ - buy direct from the importer Your team that thinks outside the square Call us today 0428 178 997 2039454im 17/1 Wk34 2146691i HLN wk40 M.I. PLASTERBOARD SUPPLIERS • Boral Plasterboard • Insulation • James Hardie Fibre Cement Products • Rondo Steel Stud & Ceiling Systems • Unitex Lightweight Cladding & Textures • Timber Flooring• Tools • Fasteners • Decorative Cornice • Ceiling Tiles • Fixing Compounds & More LININGS SALES 9417 8966 2A McCabe Place, Chatswood NSW 2067 PHONE: 9417 8966 CHATSWOOD STORE PLASTERBOARD SALES - SYDNEY WIDE NOW OPEN BUILT IN WARDROBES FACTORY DIRECT PRICES BUILT IN WARDROBES FACTORY DIRECT PRICES PH: 9890 7477 PH: 9890 7477 • FREE MEASURE & QUOTE • LIFETIME GUARANTEE Made to suit your budget & needs • Style • Service • Variety • Full range • Accessories • Hinged Doors • Sliding Doors • Over 20 years exp. Sydney Wardrobe Company Pty. Ltd www.sydneywardrobe.com.au Lic: 185628C 2152887i hln wk40 Decks Pergolas Stainless steel wire handrail Lattice Privacy Screens DIY pergola and deck kits Lic No: 170944C FREE LOCAL DELIVERY SHOWROOM OPEN 6 DAYS OUTDOOR PINE FREE DESIGN & QUOTE 5 CHILVERS ROAD THORNLEIGH www.thomsonsoutdoorpine.com.au 2136330i hln wk39 PHONE: 9980 7611 THOMSON'S we specialise in: Semi-Frameless Shower Screens Splashbacks Pool Fences Balustrading All Mirrors Reliable service High quality products Factory direct prices Free measure & quote 2160128i hlc wk35 FREE 'IN HOME' CONSULTATION 1300 137 198 www.ccbd.com.au Curtains Romans Sunscreens Pelmets Swags Shutters All Blinds Bedspreads LATEST DESIGNS IN CURTAINS & BLINDS by Design CREATIVE CURTAINS 2191321i hln wk22 NORTHERN SKYLIGHTS Lic No. 91979c Ph: 9456 7667 Attic Ladders & Conversions Roof windows from $570 Free Whirlybird with every skylight or loft ladder purchased 2068517i hln wk29 from $999 fitted from $499 fitted
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