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Home Living : August 25th 2009
HLS - HOME LIVING: SOUTH, Tuesday, August 25, 2009 1 ............................................ HOMELIVING INSIDE ● ● GREATOUTDOORS Backyard bliss ● GROWTH Undercover agents ● PRODUCTS Green theme ● ● 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 WINTER PRICE FREEZE SALE! PRICES LOWER THAN THE TEMPERATURE! Buy 2 Blinds get 20% Off* Buy 3 Blinds get 30% Off* Buy 4 Blinds get 40% Off* Buy 5 Blinds get 50% Off* Buy 6 Blinds or more get... SYDNEY BLINDS & SCREENS 60% off Showroom: 26 Stoddart Road, Prospect. Mon–Fri & Sun) *Discounts off R.R.P. on selected ranges only. Offer supercedes previous of BUY MORE, SAVE MORE! * ❄ Cellular Pleated Blinds ❄ Sheer Elegance Blinds ❄ Sunscreen Blinds ❄ Venetian Blinds ❄ Vertical Blinds ❄ Timber Blinds ❄ Roman Blinds ❄ Roller Blinds quotes ALL suburbs FREE www.sydneyblinds.com.au 9636 1555 X28630
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