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Home Living : August 25th 2009
HLF - HOME LIVING: NORTH WEST, Tuesday, August 25, 2009 1 ............................................ FM/BB/001 HOMELIVING INSIDE ● ● GREATOUTDOORS Backyard bliss ● GROWTH Undercover agents ● PRODUCTS Green theme ● WATERWISE Flush and save ● ● Backyard bliss blitz PAULINE PRIEST Anoutdoor lifestyle is ingrained in the Australian psyche and one of our greatest passions is our backyards. Garden guruGrahamRoss remembers some of the characteristics of backyards from his childhood. ‘‘For 30 years the backyard was thehome ofaconcrete block barbecue,aHills hoist andakikuyu cricket pitch,’’ he said. ‘‘They disappeared, only to be reborn as afamily entertainment area, self-sufficient sustainable vegie plot, mini-orchard and flower garden, andacompost bin . . . surrounded byapatch of shade-tolerant hybrid buffalo grass.’’ Horticulturalist Joel Hurrey said highmaintenance backyards had gone out the window, while entertaining athome in cost-effectively designed backyards was in. Backyards arenowan extension of the home. Nursery&Garden Industry Australia has identified the spring and summer garden trends for the coming year. For details visit lifeisagarden.com.au BLINDS & SHUTTERS • Roller Blinds • Motorised Blinds • Blockout Blinds • Roman Blinds • Sunscreen Blinds and more... WIDEST RANGE AVAILABLE! WINTER REWARDS • SAVE UP TO $600 ON DAIKIN DUCTED SYSTEMS • SAVE UP TO $300 ON DAIKIN MULTI SPLIT SYSTEMS • SAVE UP TO $200 ON DAIKIN SPLIT SYSTEMS For a FREE in Home Quote 9624 7767 www.boomerangblinds.com.au PHONE NOW 9737 0293 Authorised Dealer Licence No 215990C 2286352i hln wk5 INTERNAL & EXTERNAL TIMBER & ALUMINIU SHUTTERS. Call Yvette or Kris Burbage today for your FREE measure and quote! Adding style, comfort and value to your home! Family owned & operated!
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