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Hello! • As falling temperatures guide us into the chilly months ahead, there’s so much to get excited about…
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FOR THE PLANT LOVER • Today’s interiors are enjoying a love affair with plants – on paper or fabric, potted or vase fresh
SLEEPING BEAUTY • CALMING, SOOTHING AND SERENE IDEAS TO HELP YOU CREATE A HAVEN FOR REST
better decorating • [THE LATEST PRODUCTS AND HOME INTERIOR TRENDS]
PUT ORCHIDS IN YOUR ORBIT • As the weather cools down, heat up your life with a tropical surprise
TAMING YOUR ORCHIDS • Orchids grow all over the world, except Antarctica – but the most dazzling are in Asia and Australia.
CHOOSE YOUR ORCHIDS • You fall in love with their shapes and colours, but you also need to be sure orchids are right for your environment.
MORE ORCHIDS TO CHOOSE FROM
SWEET LITTLE TEMPTATIONS • Plant a row of mini apple trees – you’ll be delighted at the pleasure they give you
HOW TO GROW YOUR APPLE STEPOVER HEDGE
straight to the HART • Cottage gardens are ever-so-cheerful places because you plant what you love, then let it go – and grow – free!
ABOUT THE GARDEN
COTTAGE GARDEN DESIGN TIPS • How you lay out your cottage garden is entirely up to you. But these tips will help you make it cohesive.
NURTURE THESE GENTLE GIANTS • Ornamental grasses are the unsung heroes of your garden
GROUND HOGS • Cheerful companions to grasses
BENEFITS OF ORNAMENTAL GRASSES
MAKE THE EARTH MOVE • Take your garden up to the next level
BOX UP YOUR VEGIES • Roll out the goodness with this miniature garden on wheels – a moveable feast!
PUT GREENS ON YOUR TABLE • Turn old furniture into a useful and quirky vegie plot
WEAVE IN WONDER • Turn nature’s bounty into rustic decos with basic weaving techniques
GROW YOUR OWN • Here is a list of plants with fibres suitable for weaving.
In your GARDEN • Cooler days mean things are slowing down and you can take it easy
better gardening • [THE LATEST NEWS AND TRENDS]
moon guide • Use the phases of the moon to your advantage by following Milton Black’s planting guide
SHE’LL BE APPLES! • You can find these beaut fruits in the shops year-round but autumn is when they’re at their juiciest and tastiest – ripe and ready for these superb sweet and savoury recipes
FAST ED’S KITCHEN • Scrumptious Aussie salmon stars this month, along with chicken, lamb and the best fruits of the season – apples, figs and plums
COOKING WITH KAREN • It’s time to start making your favourite cold-weather classics. This easy-peasy cheesy pie and oh-so saucy salted-choc pudding are seasonal superstars
better cooking • [THE LATEST PRODUCTS AND TRENDS]
ENTERTAINER’S HEAVEN • Extend your living areas outdoors to wine and dine in style with a space-making deck and bar
FROM THE GARDEN
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TURN UP THE HEAT • Break out the tools to turn your bleak outdoor area into a cosy winter wonderland
DOOR DRAMAS • Don’t put up with dodgy doors in your kitchen. Improve the look and functionality with a few simple fix-ups done with basic tools
Time for ADVENTURE • GIVE YOUR CLASSIC CARAVAN A RETRO REVAMP AND ENJOY THE VINTAGE VIBES ON YOUR NEXT GETAWAY
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curl power • Put down the flat iron. These...