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Home Living : August 25th 2009
HLW - HOME LIVING: WEST, Tuesday, August 25, 2009 1 ............................................ 2058178i hlw wk9 22492979i hls wk7 HOMELIVING INSIDE ● ● GREATOUTDOORS Backyard bliss ● GROWTH Undercover agents ● 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 Keep your house warmin winter & cool in summer! freeinsulation! UP TO $1600 Government funded Govt. approved installers Lic No 91209C We will BEAT any written quote. Conditions apply * CALL 1300 220 737 www.roofsabove.com.au Huge range of styles and finishes to suit your needs specialising in sliding doors and hinged doors 5 Bond Crescent, WETHERILL PARK PH: 9756 0235 FAX: 9757 3473 email: firstname.lastname@example.org Licence no. 32727c Excellence in Service, Design & Quality Call now for a free measure and quote Service ALL Areas LIFETIME GUARANTEE $399 FROM *Conditions apply Wardrobe Installers Required
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