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Plant bls in autumn foe looming seasonal display 22 SOW SWEET PEAS. Get seeds i the ground now to enjoy sieet scents in late winter 206 TABLETOP GARDENS ‘Create miniature landscapes Im pots for compact spaces 28 TOP 10. GARDENING TOOLS Splash a ite cash on these atfordable yard:care essentials 24 EASTER CRAFT Make garden-themed decorations for the holidays Stylized Detection Products Maximum Protection (aioli el CMa a LaTe| Carbon Monoxide Alarms for the DIY enthusiast. rsd coping chickens seems wo be K avery popular pastime among Handyman teaders and building 2 chook coop is one of the most downloaded projects on our website 1 youre tempted by the ices of Fresh eges everyday, we've covered al the basics in our gud, from page 16. At home we have four chooks. They ae plain old Isa Browns, but these have uch mote personality than ou last ‘ones. They nun over to greet us, then squat down so we can pick them up, When we clipped these chooks! ‘wings they still managed to fy over the fence. wasnt such a big deal uni they started to desteoy the garden, ‘Now, finaly we have them ‘contained and the only thing we have to worry aout is locking up ‘the coop at night to deter foxes. Online paint tools In the past Ihave made the mistake of picking a colou, having it mixed up and painting the entice room before realising | was unappy with the shade Issue a huge waste of ‘ime, etfort and money Having read the story on page 42, ‘next time I'l yo online and use the clever oom simulators and calevlaters to get a clear picture of what Ie will ook like hefore even lifting a brush, ‘Changing seasons [Now that autumn Is officially here, there's plenty todo inthe garden. This isthe ideal time to plant ‘lowering bulbs in preparation for an explosion of eoloural blooms rest spring. 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Designer lighting Give your entryway a warm glow with the latest in exterior globes «an provide a much needed sense ‘of comfort 35 we ee the pinch of ‘the seasonal change Carel selection of outdoor tights sets the tone fr the welcome your home offers to you and your guests Now is also a good time to boost hhome security as daylight saving ends and a welbit house is powertul deterrent to burglars Select the right light ‘Once you've decided on the style and tone you want to create, the next step Is tosolect the best typeof light for ‘each section of the yard frm both aesthetic and security perspective For front pathways, bulbs hung on poles or embedded in the ground ‘work well, Wallemounted lights are sultable for narrow driveways, of ‘an be installed on the house facade ‘or above the garage door for extra [guidance on a dark night Spotlights work particularly wellas foliage accent hidden in hedges, or as focused lighting for seeurity at the front door Philips MRIG7W Osram SWLED Dimmable LED, $30, Superstar Daylight, Save energy and money To keep the cos of electricity bills down and lower your impaet on the tenvironment at the same time, choose lighting for your exterior. LED bulb ate lower voltage, using alittle as one-third ofthe energy of other globe types, and wil ast much longer. Another geeat energy-saving ‘option for the outdoors is to Install solar-powered lights, which store up energy during the day o be released at night, When opecating your outdoor lights, connect the network toa timer or install ‘motion sensors so the lights ‘only funetion when someone approaches the house , tes TromBunnings. $18, {rom Bunnings. Copper Corbett Up tight, $38. Kingston Copper Hooded Exterior Wall se WARDROBE ORGANISER Stack simple plywood boxes to customise a closet and add storage compartments DIY ‘es your wardrobe resemble an untidy op shop, with Insufficient space to store all your clothes? The easy answer isto install alarger one, but if space is tight, eha’s not always an option ‘We've devised a simple system that’s easy on the pocket, quick to Dull and can be customised tot neatly into any space, large or small Making a jig ‘The key to this box system thatthe large boxistwiceastallas he small box, an the height of each box is ‘equa totic ts wth This provides versatility asthe boxes canbe combined in dozens of ferent configurations that al ign a scamce ae 60 se 20 Asean Mandan In just a weekend you ean bile several plywood boxes and install them as convenient wardrobe storage Contigure the boxes to tthe size of the area and add stainless steel rods in between to creat hanging space Materials for the two large and 1S smaller boxes that make up this wardrobe organiser cost about $460, plus $16 forthe hanging rods. To make the system work, you need Lets of box parts that have ‘been cut to exact identical lengths. ‘This canbe achieved using aj that ean also be used for making bookcases, cabinets or shelves, Take your time assembling the First secure the saw guide tothe saw carriage with screws, then un your saw against the guide totrim the carriage. When youmount the carriage on theralls, which are made o pine, use a bullder's square tomake sure the carriages perpendicular ta the alls Secure shims underneath the carriage onthe rails s0the plywood can alide under itwith ease ‘Working with plywood ‘We used 1mm thick CD plywood Dpecause itis strong, ean be secured with serews and has simple grain and warm colour that finishes well 4 2400 x 1200 x 19mm sheet of plywood costs about $75, with five ‘needed to build these boxes, Ifyou don’t have a ute or trae, have the sheets cut lengthieays into '380mm wide pieces then prepare the panels DIY using ou ig anda cieculae saw with a straightedge guide For acurate cuts, measure from the front and back ofthe blade to the Exige ofthe has plate to ensure the blade is running paraliel toi ‘Check the blade is set at 90° to the hase plate with a try square. Use 4140-tooth carbide blade tor clean cuts and set the saw depth so it ust grazes the jig base or you'll cu it in half. > e?¢ T Sontax 1Omm Keyless Right Angle Dri Atachment, $15. sontax.com.au ‘TIME 204yS SKILLINTERMEDIATE \ DIY $460 TOOLS CIRCULAR SA BISCUIT JOINER, TRON, DRILL, “ BUILD a Cut the boxes Assemble the jig and postion across 4 par of sawhorses, Secure the carriage and shims tothe ais and clamp the ‘top block atthe required distance, ‘Cut the parts othe eotrect with ‘then slide beneath the carriage to the stop block and eet to length, ag twee Assemble the boxes Apply adhesive t the slot, inser the biscuits then position the top, ‘nase and cleats between the sides, clamping each box, Use a builder's square to check each box for squat, wipe off any excess adhesive and leave to dey for atleast an howe Apply the veneer edging Toston ironon veneer edge strip ‘oll visible plywood exges, moving ‘hot ion back and forth to melt the adhesive and secure the edging, Trim ‘he veneer overhang using fine toothed file held at a steep downward angle then sand! with 120 get paper | eke eS Join the boxes ‘Align the boxes toe joined and clamp together Use right angles dil ‘tuck to dil four 2mm pilot hoes to depth of 30mm about SOmm frm euch comer, Secure the boxes with serews or use sleeve connectors after ring Sm clearance holes. ‘Cut the biscuit slots Mark corresponding biscuit positions om adjacent board ends and faces and use a bse to cut size 20sots i the ‘iP Clamp a suppott board lush seth the edge to lp stop the biscuit joiner rocking as you cut the fee slots, ‘Wall-mount the boxes Make a ledger to support the boxes by cutting two 50 x 19mm plywoed strips to length, Join them at right {angles and postion 200mm from the floor. Secure to the wall then pesitian boxes on the ledger and secure tothe studs with serews through the cleats Ty ees @ Wardrobe organiser Inessremets inn Ais, = 2 fuse ap el Ry | ox 3 eam Cs Seeoseus AipnsPLIWOODD Forked 0 tego Seba ecco 2 Farvieuwrd —ateand ‘Tata aoreaene 2 Pato fad Yeoh rato 3 ae ae Tm eo ores Tophose azesatay 2 Gan wen Pee and. need a moulding option Saale) a) install and pain’ Select from the Woodhouse Edgeline® range of products to esata tits eer) Ersoy aniee ainenee een rn) arent Preernneeene en ine ry een (meyers ert SSelemastiaeteetn > CT sstnso > f BuniniiNcs Ete fewitet:s Modular storage Free up space in the bedroom by adding a customised wardrobe Swansea cy conned ut te he om ‘oe alt varie yes DP secsacrneny [ned or bat pecs cof furniture ike dressers and tallboys ‘A modular wardrobe ‘works well in an alcove tomake use of an awkward space | they ean also be J instaed along the walls ofan unused corner of - ——— = | a room to ereate the fee! | Include plenty of hanging sierage ofa walkin wardrobe, vstoredin the wardrobe, teprevent clothes being crushed audding a sense of laxory. 66 se 201 Asean Mandan Planning a wardrobe ‘Te Redford Modular Range, available at Bunnings, allows you to customise your wardrobe layout around what is to be stored, whether it clothes, linen or shoes ‘Before purchasing a wardrobe, Figure out wat its contents wil be and determine how much space is required foreach type of tem In general, hanging storage Is best located up high with drawers positioned lower dew, ‘Consider incorporating shelving Into your design to display accesories and provide some contrast Include a wire basket drawer to beep shoes neatly in ome place Decorative baskets or tbs can be used on shelves for flexible storage of smaller tems, Stagger the baskets foran eye-catching effect a place them on higher shelves 1o hold belongings that don’ need to be accessed every dy, Mirrored cabinet docts provide am important dul funetion in a bedroom, as well as increasing the ‘overall sense of space in the room and freeing up the walls HandmannetauseRioie 68 » Painting must-haves » Natural lighting » Outdoor maintenance a natty ane Saw Horse 2908 wth ‘ffort using Cabot 5 ‘a Rouge Living Black Acacia Deck Hand, $2498. E Lamp, $128 when painting ‘and Skirting Brush, $11.16 using the Monarch range of edsing shes, rom $1173 withthe a ws scion = eo | 3 metal and painted on your exteriors ‘Advanced Skylight Syste surfaces with Dulux Metalsield with Dulux Weathersheld with the Monarch Trade €3mm ound or $255 for sa Multipurpose Spraypacks, $1695. Render Refresh, $66.90, Wall Brush, $14.88 Modern marvel Acontemporary take on a retro architectural style creates a distinctive family home \woR0s DANIEL BUTKOVICH A modern steel st ‘creation, the ru andl timber setting was ideal their dream ofa spacious modern hhome witha katy outlook. Defining the style ‘Wanting something diferent from their home stat of California that ts characterised by lange expanses ‘of glass framed by preabricated steel thetic our design ‘we would be introducing something from back home, says Melissa. > MandmannetauseRiie 69 EAA SNe) Ets SLVAONSY Bringing the outside in Aiter living in Los Angeles, Melissa and Dan wore ready for a treechange The block they chose allowed thers to incorporate the surounding ‘environment asa design feature The property is packed with tees and boulders that have been left unspoilt for decades and isa far ery from Hollywood's concrete jungle, where we could go for days on end without seeing a single bed” says Dan Almost every wall inthe house is ‘occupied by massive glass doors, white clerestory windows are found on every ‘other wall, This fills the home with ‘natural light and provides a greater connection with the surroundings. Inthe living 100m, siding doors allow to of the walls to be opened almost entirely to access the lage rear patio and wraparound deck The patio ite isa semicenclosed ‘utdoor room, and the seamless ‘connection between these areas creates a sizeable space ideal for entertaining or simply relaxing Someparts of the house are elevated Retro on a budget Iman elfort to prevent the furniture ‘competing with the look ofthe house, Melissa carefully sought out tems to sult thelr modern take on the mid-entary tye 'm inspired by people who manage to make spaces beautiful without spending a lot of money tvho don’ averfurnish and knove when the house icone, says Melisa ‘Applying this mindset, she filled the house almost entcely A year of scouring classifieds night resulted in a house filled with interesting finds and eclectic treasure, many of which Melissa restored or updated herself Mic-century modernist pieces are found scatered throughout, including an Fero Saarinen Tulip-style ‘outdoor setting on the patio and matching rocking chair inside very pee has is own story such as the 1960s French standing lamp ‘hat occupies the living area. After : : Caneel Pree ee scqulting it fom fs original owner ‘who broaght i home trom Paes half a century ago, Melissa revamped the brass lamp with a coat of black paint ‘The living room is completed by the retto sideboard and the only splurge purchase, a down-filled sofa “The overall effec isan edgy designer look that i sil waem and Inviting sno wonder that this s Dan's favourite room in the house ove spending lazy Saturday ‘morning lying on the sofa with my wife and litte boy” he says, > n Simple elegance ‘The Goublesived master bedroom s sparsely furnished with a timber be an exquisite Mloor-to-celing linen Curtains, andi divide! rom the ensuite by glssanbite cabinet The bedroom i bathed in natural Light and slaty outlook makes it Melisa’ favourite room inthe house ‘very morning we wake up at exe evel with the bids she sa, The minimals: theme continues in the bathroom, where white cabinet i palred witha vintage miror and raised sink on a floating wall unit. White tiles ‘Carved into the slope of the With black grout complete the look. block, the rock-walled sanctuary ‘Meliss and Dan's three yearold allows him to practise his saxophone son, Boston, hasan unusual bunk bed ‘without disturbing anyone upsats Im is room witha staircase rather ‘Whale their dream home's than a lade, allosing easy access, “complete for now, the Brosens have The lower bunk has abun 2 few more additions planned bookshelf and doubles a a sofa Dan hopes to tr the man eave The bed was another Gumtree find into a muse and photography stl, Beneath the house, Dan has while Melissa wants to puta swing and Have yourenavated your hme, r has this tary sien you ideas fer your next «reated his own man cave, literal Yimbing wal in Boston’ playroom Een ae a eat wan cave erally ‘Avoid undue stress, While you're stiLin he planning stage, vst homesource.com aufor advice and referrals torelisbletradies, This will reduce thelikelinood of endless rows MandmonnetaesPhitiote 77 8 by the time Mark and Monica had ‘completed their bathroom as stage ‘one of thee renovation project, they were stil ood-humoured about the ‘experience, but adit there had been, many spats along the way. On communication ‘he doesn't follow the res. Tike to do things methodically, according to alist MONICA SAYS “Wie come to the same solution but have an argument 10 {et there, Renovating highlights personality diferenees. He docs things by the book, I ge stuck i. About the planning stage ‘Hound it impossible to vinualise the end rests, SHESAYS "can pictte an idea and designed the bathroom on computer. We mapped out the room with masking tape to literally make flor plan. That's when he got it Sticking to a budget Tel the options fist, and [can watt for sale: SSHESAYS ‘e's bit tight and ‘thinks Pm frivolous with cash! she likes it, she impolse-buys without comparing.” SHE SAYS He takes too long and Pec Reeser err nc Doing research ‘We travelled allover to find the perfec batheoom fittings and it wore us aut didn’t care about ties but she knew exactly what she wanted, I dia lot of, “How about this?” Tehink [was patient SHE SAYS ‘He was very patient, but you have to be Tes are permanent. You can easily change tap, but you can't change tiles” Shopping for a toilet “We sat on alot of tots. 1 tll think loo is just aloo. Tenly wanted i to lock good SHE SAYS I wanted function. There {sa lotto consider, such a the lazing, and how easy i to clean, Buying fittings "We spent four hours in. showroom, lost interest SHE SAYS cared too much and didnt realise nad such strong ‘opinions about taps and tiles Any love lost? “There's nothing amusing aout renovating, We pu pressire fm ourselves, but thankfully we do SHE SAYS twas something we oul create together. But we have pt ehe kitchen on hold For DIY renavatars Kate and Chad, the end result was wortha ite pain along the way ‘Sometimes the constant planning of every detaltfelt more Uke needless procrastination SHE SAYS We'd have arguments when took too ong planning. He ‘was impatient to make it happen, | woul drive home from work, dreaming of knacking out SHE SAYS Ta worry there would be nothing af the house, js Chad there witha sledgehammer: vanity’ shape Just wanted tin SHESAYS "| wished that e'dhala more wit the deals, The vanity affects the look of he bathroom, ANY LOVE LosT? SHE SAYS The secretieto tet ‘each ather do what they do best He's a doer, ma planner: ‘Wien you see what you've achieve, its so rewarding, HINGING ON QUALITY, STYLE & DESIGN ° Meee teeter Re Rie eerie eee eet reer teeta team NIN LCZ in qualty and fnish for your home nr CRE RRA Re hae aT FRAME AND HANG A DOOR Get professional results the easy way with our tips and tricks for installing a new doorway hen doing renovation foradding an extension, itoften becomes necessary to replace a daoe and jamb ot install 4 nev one from scratch. amb kts are available from Porta ‘Mouldings (porta.com.au) fora ite 48 $26 fora primed pine set, and DIY Installation isa lot easier if you apply few clever tricks to speed up the jo. Tf the walls are out of phamb or the Aoors aren't eve, you will need to correct these problems frst or the {door won't open and shut propety. ‘Once the jamb is secured in Position, you may need to trim the door to size before cutting hoxsings forthe hinges and hanging the door. Usea dail with & holesaw and spade bit to bore the holes forthe lockset and latch, then finish by securing the achitraves. Bosch 16.4V Cordless Ori, $99 including 80 Abn Araan Handyman ae cat Pack the jamb Instead of standing the doorjamb in position while you insert wedges ‘behind the hinge se, secure shims In the door opening frst ‘Measure the width ofthe doorway ‘opening to calculate the thickness ‘of the shims you will ned, Usually the opening allows for «4 gap of about 10mm on exch sie of the doorjamh. Ifthe opening isextra Allow for flooring New flooring always looks best itfits neatly under the doarjamb, otherwise you'll have to cut around the intreate shapes of beth the stiles andthe arciteaves. ‘Save yoursel! time and trouble by cutting off the base of tne jamb betore the flooring i installed. Measure the thickness ofthe floor covering and calculate how longthe stiles wil need to be to clear it practical, use an offeut ol the setual tloring a spacer under each site as youinstal it ide, you can use smaller wedges boy temporarily securing offeus of 12mm plywood at each of the hinge locations, then adling wedges or shims to plumb the jamb. Position the shims atthe top and base hinge locations using a long spin level, ora straightecge with 8 shorter level, then add the centre shims ifa third hinge is needed, > ‘while the jamb is being secured. EAA SNe) Ets eens Doorway openings in stud walls that are out of plumb can make ‘oor instalation problematic. ‘song as the base of the wall isntockedinby flooring the ‘olution is simply tonudge the base plates on both sles ofthe ‘pening back to plums. ‘Youwillneedto cut the nats ‘securing the base plates using 4 reciprocating mor osellating tool, then move the walls into position usinga sledgehammer. Tr Once the walle are plumb, reattach the base plates tothe Jolst by skcew-screwing n place. (© CHECK FOR PLUMB andi ‘either side is more than about ‘Tmm out of plumb, adjust the wall before you install the door. #. Fe em (NUDGE THE WALL backto plumb using sledgehammer, Using ofeutsaf 90% 45mm timber toprotect the plasterboard, MandmannstowiPnic iets 81 Se pe Iya NO MEASURING REQUIRED Everything you need for installing locksets, latches, deadbolts and hinges. Dd INNINGS Bette House the hinges Internal doors ate usually fitted ‘with two loose-pin butt hinges and external doors with theee faxed-pin butt hinges To house the hinges, fist mark their postions on the edge of the door, sally 100mm from the top fn 150mm from the base, plus one in the centee for an external doo ‘Next postion an apen hinge at these marks, drawing a square line across each end of the hinge then marking the width and depth of the hinge housing requlted. TP Usea marking gauge to scribe the depth tine on the door Wwe Pare out the waste ‘Turn the chisel so the bevel side is facing up and hold the blade about 50mm from the end. Apply firm, even pressure withthe other hand to pare ‘out the waste, Fish by timing, hack the edges to the hinge outlines 01d houses often have sloping floors, but even newer houses can settle in unexpected ways ‘Afloar that’s not quite level, will make it dificult to get an even space between the top ofthe door and th jamb head. The solution isto calculate how {far outof level the floors then trim the high-side stile to compensate, "PTals is particularly important ithe doors being installed over existing flooring, and the jambs have oft tightly to the floor. - A. <1 Make fluted cuts UUsea hammer and 25mm chisel to-ut vertical lines Imm inside the hinge outline, With the chisel’ bevel facing down, hold the handle at 45" angle to make a series of lose ‘uted cuts at each hinge housing jecure the hinges heck that each hinge fits snusly, ‘hen dil pilot hoes towards the back fof the screw holes in the hinge so the serews wil pull the hinge tight Into the housing. Secure the hinges asing the supplied screws, > ‘ eS (© POSITION A SPIRIT LEVEL across the opening and pack under one side {orfind how much you need ta trim, SLVAONSY Faster housings I yu're na confident about your areingeiaus Ryobiproducte that make iting the hinges and tockst a breeze eyebi com. “he Dor hinge Instalation vt 25 fall standard oars and canmake square or roundes tebates between 7Sand 125mm st mark the setts clamp thejg onthe door and rst ot the “ou can alo ithe ockset Installation Kt, $0. Position the the supplied hoesaws to bore the Iockset and atch hoes Installation Kt stat cuts a pertectrebate forthe atch platen seconds wth just afew Bi non so fie S © CUTTHE STILE on the high side bby marking a cuttine then trimming the timber using 2 Japanese-style pull saw orsimitarfne-tooth tok. MandymanneteAPhi oie Securing a new door or eplacing an old one often involves slightly reducing the height of the door provide clearance ove carpet oF ‘other flooring surfaces. Teonly Sena or les needs 4 be trimmed, this can easly he done by positioning the door on a pair of sawhorse and shaving dawn the base witha power planer or belt sander Sometimes the doors 10mm to ‘move, in which ease the fastest st method to trim itis to the waste using.aelcular saw Always seal the base ofthe door ater trimming to length Set the blade depth Release the saw’s baseplate contr lever then position the door on a pair of savorses and place the saw on the doo adjusting the base plate until the blade teeth will cut about Smm deeper than the door thickness. ‘Screws are better for securing the hinge jamb tothe studs because nits can work loose, You can also replace a short hinge serew with ‘longer screw to reinforce the Dinge-side sitet necessary To avlé having to use timber filler to hide nator serew heads, simply rive the fastener through the hinge housing offsetting sit ‘won't ebstruct the hinge screws Use self-driling screws or drt pilot holes te make it easier to secure the jam tothe studs. Mark the cut line Apply masking tape around the base of the door, wrapping over the cut line to minimise any timber breakout then use a combination saquae set to the requiced depth omark the cut line on the tape, ‘Trim the edge Attach the rip fence and check is alignment by starting the saw and advancing it ust far enough to nick the edge. Adjust the fence if necessary then continue cutting. Remove the ‘ape, sand lightly and seal the eu an Locate screwsin the housing 2 they. behiddenhen the hinge iesecured, Evenif the door and jamb have been installed withthe utmost care, the house ean settle over time and problems can creep in FREE THE LEADING EDGE of ‘door that catches inthe jam justas it's aboutto close, by Planing the edge ofthe aten side stighty off square. Thiswill ensure thatthe edge that reaches th jamb first is lightly shorter than the edge that follows, enabling the door to swing freely into the jamb without eating ENSURE PROPER LATCHING ‘on adoor that iting the {ateh-sde stop and preventing the batt from engaging property. The stop plece ona jamb is ‘secured tothe main part, unless the jamb is acne-plece design where the stops formed by rebatinga singe piece of timber: the jamb has a separate ‘stop it can simply be tapped over with 2 hammer, or pred aff and reinstalled in better position, (Ona rebated jamb, trim the ‘edge ofthe stop using a router with straight cutting bit. Cut ‘away the ends, where the router won't reach, using a 25mm chisel. Round the edges with 150 grt abrasive paper before painting eee ee Ee possibilities, For over forty years we have built our reputation ee el ee ee eee ed eee rete eee eee cient With our smart, design-savvy range we invite you to create harmonious living environments that reflect your individuality eee aes eee ads ieee can ‘Open your world to the smart style of Gainsborough. Assemble the jamb Cut the jam head and stiles to length, making the sti Hang the door hinges to the door then tat 90° tothe jamb. Use a p arto lft the doce until the hinges with the and base hinges using ‘check for smooth opening and cli ‘hen dive the remaining sews iN Fit the lockset ‘the latch into the fatch hole the lateh plat fe, tensile the spindle through the latch. Attach the ‘ylinder assembly into postion, secu with the supplied sere Shim the hinge side Mark the hinge positions on the 3c pe king with shhims, Secure the sims with adhesive and brads behind the hinge positions Bore the lockset hole Use the supplied template to mark the postion ofthe lockset and latch thoes, Drill a Smm pilot hole-on the or face then use a mm holes to bore from one side until the twist bit exis. Finish horing the face hoe fom the other side to prevent breakout, | » 1 T Add the striker plate c and mark where the he stile, Position scommiadate the cure the striker plate Secure the jamb Attach the hinge sil to the stud nails through the hinge housing lunder the latch stile ntl the be level then positio or, wedging the lateh stile rance all round Drill the latch hole 3mm trie bi to ll 2 pil hole atthe marked latch positon inte the lockset hoe, Follow le bit to eel the On the edge ofthe door, ‘mack around the latch plate and chise Secure the trim a brad nailer, reinforcing the mites vith PVA adhesive and panel pins alls Luo Minimal Cost, Minimal Effort, Maximum Effect Pee eee er) Create a new look with Prestige’s new range of cabinet knobs and handles. — Fe BUNNINGS , Ae tale) © LANE 100% 38 2.5mm Satin [Chrome Architectural utt Hinges, about $20 paiftesture button ips on fed pinstorsecurity on external doors. 1 “Choose the right hinge ‘The tenath ofthe hinge that you choose {or hanging a doors determined by the Wid, thickness and height ofthe door: For the average 2040x 820mm 2 iternaldoor that i 220 35mm thick, 1,1 sso 5mm tong loose-pin but hinges {Fo FOr long nor-mortise hinges. 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Use dowels explanation about the mechanism ‘One arms permanenly tached or biscuits and PVA adhesive to secure the boards ta one another, then apn shims or wedges ta correct any bowing, tach clamp ses to exert force atthe endothe awit the ther isnot really necessary. an se towards or away from t To avoid overcompicting to sit the sie of the workplece same word for bth categories. movable arm locks aginst the al > *G-CLAMP “ie About as smple asa clampcan et thi comprises roughly oe J Eemiccutar tel rame with aaheavy-sauge threaded spindle that is wound rough one end, making it ‘Arrange the boards so the grain Postion pie etampsar sash clampson Mark up dowel holes or biscult sets look tke theater G when open, patternematchas muchas possible. alt level surface paling masking then apply PVAadhesive and ingert “he spindle has a deeshaped 1 you can postion he boards the tape protect them rom drips ot the fasteners radualy tighten the swivel shoe maunted at one end curve ofthe endrain faces upand adhesive. Positionlengts of timber clamps until adhesive ores aut then which moves towards or away from then down on alternating boards, toactasbufersbelween the jaws and use astee ruta check or ary the top arm ofthe as tis turned marking the algnment with chalk, the boards then align the marks, towing, tapping in shims W needed, > with atornmy bar atthe ether end 92 seh 231 Aubin Mandan ondymanet aussie 98 ONE -HANDED %*SPRING CLAMPS Similar to oversize bulldog clips, theseare about as simple as camps ‘get. They comprise apairot springloaded meta ar plastic handles that pivot to open the jes when squeezed together. They ae best for thin workpieces ‘suchas plywood or MOF and use spring tension to exert ore. CLAMPS epee nC et ent *BAR CLAMPS The ultimate all-rounder, bar clamps are fast and easy teuse, griptightly and usualy have large jaw faces with butters that wort damage the timber. Thay are operated by squeszing neat ae 2 fixed jaw atthe end A smaller trigger eaten canbe pressed to release the bar and lett side freely. “TIP Some models even feature an interlocking function that allows them tobe used as. temporary vee. %*USE CLAMPS AS SPREADERS Some clamps havea re rable jaw allowing them tobe used to apply outward pressure from the inside fan assembly or frame. Reverse clamps, also called spreaders, are perfect fr helding CLEVER CLAMPING epee reer ts cere ve etry ‘hing in position when the outside of a workpiece is irregularly shaped or inaccessible, They can also be sed for gentlyjacking apart timber frames to crack dowel jints when restoring ald furniture. een PROTECT THE WORKPIECE ‘Always position small feu of timaer,plywoed or MOF between ‘workpiece and the jaws ofa clamp. Buffers spread the camp's force over a wider area, which helps with the even distribution of adhesive, TIP Make asetof butters drilling holes inserapsof Smm plywood and suing in small neodymium magnets, valabe fom specialist suppers. fe *LOCKING CLAMPS Applying point forceina similar way tohandy clamps, there are closely related toocking pliers suchas Vise-Grips The tension and opening with is normaly adjusted by turning a knurled serew, then the mechanical strength ofthe steel frame lds the workpieces with considerable force once the handles are squeezed tegether inte the locked position, *HANDY CLAMPS Like a hyd f spring clamps and bar clamps, these are squeezed shut by hand and held bya ratchet Pressing the trigger releases the pressure. This type of tool usually has a wide pincer action anda small footprint, makingit useful for holding items with an irregular edge that may ‘obstruct other types of clams. *CLAMP CORNERS Tomake DIV braces, et the factory corners from 3 900 x 600 19mm plywood HandiPanel then use PVA adhesive and 30mm x09 serene to faminate them. Use F-clamps to hold the braces firmly in opposite corners of bookcase, cabinet, frame or similar ‘assombly for perfectly square jeints, *HELPING HANDS Larger building jobs canbe tought you don’t have anether person to give you hand from ime to time ‘Atew clamps andtimber ofeuts cansave the day. The keys to picture how the other person would hold things for you then emulate tat support using mechanical helpers *EXTEND PIPE CLAMPS 1 your pps clampsaren't quite long eneugh or ajob, just extend them. Remove the movable head, wind ‘threaded counting onto the end of the pipe andattacha secandlength af pipe then replace the head. TIP This won't work if youve cut the Pipe to size, uniess the fixed head can be clutched onto unthreaded pipe, > 98 % ce ee eee eres Perea eee %*CORNER CLAMP “Typical ight-duty corner clamps have a pai of spindle assemblies atrightangles to each and also feature arigh-angted frame to hold two mitred pieces af timber in precize alignment. ‘They typically have swivel shoes witha reasonably large surface area to avold damaging intricately shaped moulding, ae walla a generous span to accommodate wide pioces of timber aie eee ren tien atprecs *FOUR-WAY SPEED CLAMP Wy \e Anall-in-one solutionfor small picture frames, this comprises four threaded rods with L-shaped corner blocks that are tightened againat the frame with threaded collars ‘clever design features that the cllars are alten eross-diled, %*HEAVY-DUTY FRAMING CLAMP Heavy-duty framing clamps are avallablein both external versions ‘that worlgjust like light-duty corner ‘lamps, and aso with an internal type action that uses a single spindle to push arightangled Block against the matching ramet grin the timber ‘TIP Some types even feature a swivel head that allows them to clamp workpieces of eiferent thicknesses. INTERNAL ‘CORNER CLAMP allowing them to stide along the rods ata alight diagonal, and the tread nly engages with the rad when they pply pressure against theL-blocks. * WOODWORKING BENCH VICE ‘Awoodworking vce has wide, NlatJaw faces that ae normally pre-¢rilled so plywood or timber butferscan be secured, ining the metal witha surtace that wan't mark or damage the workpiece, Woodworking vices are recessed into a workbench so the fixed jaw finishes flush withthe side, allowing long piaces of imber tobe supported along the fll length ofthe bench your benehtop hasa skirt or {2 framework along the edge, simply install the vie behind it ¥ %*ENGINEER’S VICE Anenginser'svice doesn'thaveto_mountedon rotating base that allows them to swivel through 3409 0 they ean ‘rip the workpiece atthe optimat ange. "Ananviliseften machined int the ‘as the name suggests, hae sold construction and narrow, knurled jaws designed for back ofthe ice, orthe sleeve aver the sipping metal workpieces, Many-are spindle maybe flat fo the seme purpose, *BAND CLAMP ‘Another system that uses four Lblocks to apply pressure tothe entireframein one goisaband.clamp. This uses a aylonor steel band that can be slid through the lamp unit ‘he blocks fit round te frame. The band's then locked off and ‘spindle mechanism is used to apply tension tothe band, compressing ‘he mitred ints tighty together ‘Attaching an engineer's vce Ia simple matter of bolting it ont a benchtop, but woodworking vices should be secured so the fixed aw is flush with he edge ofthe bench, Choose fasteners tft the pre-diled holes the jaw faces and bat lugs. ae SETS Ay ce EEE PRINTS a Clampa leceaf timber intheviceand Cut plywood butters tofitthe aw aces Clamp the vce in postion and use acjusttuniltnetopofthejawsare andsecurewith screws, Use aligsawto a twist bittodril four clearance flushwiththe Benchtop. Measure from cuta recessin the edge ofthe Bench so holes through the benchtop and ‘theunderside ofthetenchtothe top thefixedawTinishes lush then check spacer. Usea spade bit tocreate afthebott logs and cut 3 200*100mm thatthe vice fits snugly and use afle or recesses forthe bolt heads then spacer ofthe same thickness, chisel tocnlarge therecess it needed, secure ith cupheod bolts. > ondymanet susie 97 BUYING ‘CRAMPS [classic design withan |-beam section for extra strength, this, sturdy workshop all-rounder features a throat depth of 75mm. inRecord 150mm 6-Clamp, at $20. rwin.comaw CLAMPS ‘This four-pack of 150mm Qulek Grip ‘clamps features easy one-handed ‘operation, soft, protective pads and clamping force of up to 7g, Irwin Quick rip Four Piece Mini Clamp set, $30. vices For precision work such as scale models or electronics, this inl vice with chrome plated handle clamps ‘onto the edge ofa table or bench —. 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Brick walls ean have an oppressive effect, especially on a small block of land, so this airy sereen is the deal ‘compromise, Keeping the yard secluded without being an obstacle te cool breezes or sunshine Maul trom treated pin, e's 33600mm long and about 2100mm tallat the highest point. You can ‘easly adapt the length and height screen oman existing deck, The fur posts that support the structure ae rough-sawn HA treated pine, which can be concreted directly Ingo the ground. The remaining timber ‘components are all cut to length fom 3 rougher header treated pine A smooth finish on the cladding hides the rougher surface ofthe posts and also makes it easier t paint, ‘Cat the pickets and picket eap slong the gran trom 90 x 45mm treated pine using a tables oF iulae saw with a fence sted. Remember to sel all the eut surfaces of treated pine with preservative il-based paint ‘or treated pine sealing agent. To make finishing eas, prime and apply atleast one coat of finish after the timber is cut to length, ‘then apply the second coat once the structures complete Before starting the construction, ‘check with your local eouneil incase building approval is required. Dial 1100 oF visit 1100.¢om au to make underground ables or pipes cunning through the post, hole locations. a sloping site, keep the tails eve and ext the bases ofthe pickets so they are parallel with the groand, > Cyclone 200mm Post Hole Auger, about S79. the Clean al surfaces dust anddet tren paltal component prio eset aing ast priming lawcseen el Before aang theft cost altnaiand srw J headin an exterior SN» A fire ilar and snd ‘i 80 gr per. Traine ptt tie etre istlation ving srl rater sed ti bos ccowARDLY LEAF DuluxWeathershield Exterior Acryi, ‘om $47 for AL dulue com OUTDOOR ¥ ; i | ij i oma “ ' | iM ; (SE m 4 Cut the housings Dig the post holes Complete the framework Mark the top curve Camp the four horizontal calls Use a circular sane to make a series Lay the sraightes rail on the Position the front post cladding Secure temporary blocks tothe togetheraeross a pair of sawhorses of 35mm deep relief cuts between ground and adjust to precisely ‘overlapping the posts and pi posts and rails at the right eight then then use a square to mark the post che marked post setout lines. Using indicate the screen's postion. then secure with serews, Overlap the with a helper, bend the top capi housings, and the picket positions sharp 25mm chisel and hammer, Driven pegs to hold it in positon, front rails to mirtr the back rails a curve, Mark cut lines on the po at-bimm spacings. Trim both ends pate out the waste material then then mack the post hole locations tind secure with screws Usea circular TIP Temporarily secure the cap to ofthe rail to ensure theres 150mm smooth the base of each housing ig 600mm deep holes, 200mm sa to-cut Simm off the comer atthe blocks with screws to holdit ‘overhang past the outside posts ‘witha small block plane in diameter, at each location. 45° on both ends of the rails, while you mack the curve US GOLDEN WY arte © Vuh Aluminium screen Ityouwant mere privacy but dont have the time t build a screen from serateh, buy one that's readymade instead. Protector Aluminium Easy Screen comesina slatand-groove Concrete the posts ‘Add the back cladding Attach the pickets Trim the posts styleandis imate to assemble Replace the rll over the holes, Tosition the back post cladding Cur the picket cap to length “Transfer the marked tines to (protectoraiuminium.com.al hand agains the pegs. Add Kim against each post with 20mm of and secure tothe inside edges of the othe side of the pets then use ‘ade rom powdercoated fof gravel othe base ofeach hole for ovethangoon either sie, Secure with the post cladding with screws. sciteular saw and handsaw to cut the aluminium, iteames nthree drainage then postion the pestsin offset screws at 200mm centres, Position the pickets aecording to posts fom both sides. Centee the top styles, Pricesstart rom $216 for theirhowsings.Usea sprit evel to Clamp the back ails 300mm andthe setouton the rll, butting ‘ap on the posts and secure with £31220x 810mm pane. avilable plumb the posts, then brae them 400mm above ground level, then hem against the picket cap, then screws into the posts and cladding, ym Bunnings Special Orders. > and concrete into positon, secure with srews secure with screws to the rls then notch the coners on the top cap, OUTDOOR 106 SoS af Gi He Treated Pine Roush Sawn Cenireposts 3000. 18050 He Treated Pine Rougher Header Psteladding 2100 190.35, Herizontatrails 2400090045 Picks 1800x4345 Picket caps 886 43x45 Topcap 4200 190% 35 @ Privacy screen ‘measurements in mm wortzonTaLrai, oto" Duter posts, Dicket op cap, ickets| Staniess stool decking screws, mm x83 Galvanised bute serews, 10 x 1g Galvanised bugle screws, mmx tg Horizontal ris Topeap ‘Screen the deck you have an exposed deck that makes private szatherings fet like neighbourhood events, this screen can be easily adapted to solve the problem, Decks usually have a single perimeter jist ‘thatthe sane thickness asthe centre post, $0 In mast eases you can easly remove an existing nal, notch the decking and straddle the perimeter joist withthe pos lading, ‘race the perimeter joist with blocking to a least the second and third joist back to reinforce it Using ‘aachscrews to secure the end posts oan existing rail o house wall will also help to stabilise the screen Deck sizes vary widely, so to enclose an entire side youl need to work out the numberof posts and thei spacing, as well asthe best finished height for ‘the screen. Keep post spacing between 900 and 200mm if posible and make the height in ‘proportion to the overall spac, ‘4.2100 tall sere would Hook to high om smaller deck, so reduce ttto between 1500 and 800m to maintain complete ‘overwhelming the decking area, @ Deck-mounted screen ‘measurements in mm Ceenery pepe tie 20 21 Autain Mandyman Easy ceiling makeover I your bathroom or kitchen ceiling has condensation mould or flaking plaster, here's the perfect solution. Beautiful, white high gloss Panelseape PVC Ceiling Panels just slot together in a tight. flush, mould free, almost invisible join to make a continuous waterproof ceiling. Simply glue the lightweight panels straight over {your existing ceiling or timber frame. Your Panelscape ceiling will always [ook new. No painting, is ever required. 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EASY-BUILD RAISED BED Make wall construction a breeze by using interlocking concrete blocks ‘eine a backyard space and add than using regular bricks, as there is visual depth by constructing no need for mortar to bind the layers, raised planter bed in font of The blocks ae aiden a 100mm back fence or boundary wall Easy to footing of compacted roadhase with ‘maintain, eased beds are useful in 30mm thick dy bed of sand and gardens with poor soll or drainage. cement spread over i This planter was built using blocks are positioned on the lying, three courses of Versawall splitfaced bed toa set steingline for precise ccncrete locks and topped with alignment, just 5 bricklaying ‘matching capstones, from Adbet Corner blocs allow for peetecly ‘Masonry (adbrimasoney.com au) square angles and fish capping means Building with these interlocking the wall can double asa garden seat blocks i far simpler and quicker Cutblocks to fitas needed and mitre the corner of che capping using a wet bricks, available from equipment bre shops for about $110 a day: These hollow 400200 215mm of about 200mm wll add further blocks stack together for easy DIY support nd increase solidity. construction af retaining walls, ‘Seek council appraval ane garden steps and planter beds professional advice I you wish Versawallblocks canbe built te Build any higher than 800mm. toa maximum unreinfarced height i of 80mm, They are available in three colours and fit together ith tongue-and-groove ints ‘Asthowallis bul, lhe hallow careswith gravel recycled rant the be pots and give them a new home BS tee yh 7 “Ne et behind the wallwithgravaltaawidth "trem Bunnings Special Orders. inthe garden bed, backfilling with soil ehen watering in well. > 106 seh 21¢Atain Handyman Nondymanet aus coie 107 OUTDOOR Dig the trench Setup a stringline with timber pegs in each corner to lay ont the planter ed, then remove turf fom the area, Dig trench 300mm deep to alew for 100mm ofroadbase plus 30mm of sand and cement mix while also ‘ensuring the blocks ae half buried. Lay the first course Position the fist block ata comer con top ofthe screeds mix, using the ssringline asa guide. Continue laying ‘oes until the Hest cours is ished then il the hollow cores with gavel and baekfil behind the blocks to 4 ith ofa east 200m. Prepare the wall footing Spread 100mm of roadbase along, the hase ofthe trench using a square {compactor at least twiee or until the reaxdbase feels slid underfoot TIP Plate compactors can be hired fer abou $65 a day Build the planter (Continue laying blocks on top ofthe course below, locking the end ‘ofeach block into the end of the next. Start ata comer and maintain a brick bond patteen, filing the hollow cores ‘with gravel and backfilling behind euch course as it’ a, Pit down with a plate Screed the dry mix Prepare a dry mix of sx pars sand to.one pat cement then spread this over the roadbase. Spread the ‘mix 30mm deep and teve with ausereed. 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Autumn n care Give grass alittle TLC before winter sf into see it thtough the cold months fora lush lawn next spring For ealthy tur year round, Apel isan important month in the len ‘age calendar, Now is the time to apply Fertiliser, zap weeds and patch bald spots. S= RAKE up auturnn eaves to prevent them from shading the le, SSDETHATCH the lawn by running a metal ake over the turf to remove ‘old grass and mulch buikt-up. S=MOW less often and rase the height ‘ofthe blades letting grass grow taller S AERATE the lain using & garden fork for small areas, or hire a lawn core for the day to doa large backyard, FEED grass witha slow-release fertiliser to boost growth before winter SS WATER grass in the early morning nd only ehen needed, to help stop the spread of fungal diseases, [SPRAY common weeds with «herbicide o remove by hand. S REPAIR bald patches in the lawn by laying new tur, sowing grass seed or usinga patch product. > eo eae Sb Pe Haneymannatau a cois 115 Tosave time and money when filling the garden with blooms In spring plan ahead for seasonal colour and sow seeds nov, Pansies and violas star flowering fromwintarandare deal for both be.) fe) a Pa Zz id containers and hanging baskets Cineraria cornflower, (bella and paper daisy are all good choices to graw trom seed in autumn. ay, hllyhocks: can reach two metres tall and look great mass-planted against a wall To grow, sow seeds in trays and keep the mix moist, Transplant into Promote maximum growth before things slow down in winter and encourage new-seas0n blooms, BOOST aquatic plants with Fora dramatic di APPLY fertiliser formulated specially for autumn lawns. soil improved with organic matter, Kalahari Recah witha fertiliser such asYates Thrive Flower + Fruit yates.com.aul Stake holyhocks fer support, water from the base to prevent rust disease and watch for snail, ings in seaweed “Take semripe cuttings fom shrubs such as bude, hydrangea, lavender and bos, witha heel of older wood atached, pot them up and leave to take root ~~ ey Fypne ie NATURAL BEAUTY® back vines and remave old wood Finest quality seedlings growth from hydrangeas TRIM smal-leafed topiary such Dem mee eS stem above of ark protruding from oa ai ene a aaa a meerenimeer. 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H you like to pu them in vases, Hine them out in generous rows to make cutting case, ‘Choose bulbs according tothe local climate, as diferent varieties have differen needs, Tn warm climate zones, hacdy bulls may not get the cold winter dormancy they need, so doa bit of research before you go shopping for bulbs and ask your loeal nursery bout the bes types fr your are, ‘You can buy bulbs from garden centres or online specialist supplies ‘A good way to find out what grows ‘wel in your garden i to buy a packet ‘of mixed bulbs and plant them al, Bulbs shoul fel heavy, not light ‘or died out, and fem when squeezed ‘gently. They should also be fee of hich, Sot spots and decay WORDS ARTEMIS GOUROS Plan a display Plant clusters forthe best show, iiving more pace ta species that ‘multiply lke grape hyacinths. ‘Mix them with low pereanias annuals or groundcovers, o help hide any yellowing leaves late on. To naturals, scatter champs in the lawn. Try bluebell, sas and resis, lor datfodils and nares in cool zones # Seasonal storage Tender, ummer-flowering bulbs areunsbltowihstond fest and inst be overwintered indoors Thess include ubeousbepeia, slat, carats and dation. Lit the bubs rom the sl then storethominegp cartons wring Ethene ofeach one nthe i Keep the carton ina cool and ey spt such asthe garage TP Eggcartoneaeideatouse for storage as they hve ventilation holes thathetprever retand migew. Drop handfuls of bal from waist Flght and plant them where thy fll using a slim trowel er bu plant. 1P So that bulbs absorb the nutrients they need to lower next year, let the foliage die down before mowing, > 19 To sow a spring bed dig planting hole Large encugh fora group of bulbs ‘or use a slim rowel to make anindvidual hole for each bulb, ara © POSITION THE BULBS with thelr pointy end upwards and at the correct depth forthe variety. planting in a etump, space bulbs atleast thet own width apart © COVER THE BULBS with soit, working carefully so you don't knock them over. Firm the surtace with the back ofa rake and mark the set so you dort dig up th bus by accent 120 ops rs oo et t it The right depth When planting bulbs, the general guidelines to measure = from tiptobese and dig hele wo or tree tines deeper. There are exception tothe rule, suchas Nppeastrums Use the chat below and for best ests plant a ite deoper nit sony sc andes deep in hey ey. 2cycamen Ea strlower = doh In the garden Daffodils and other bulbs that like to gota head start on spring, such as ealy crocuses jonguil and dvart iss, ate sown atthe stat of autumn, Tulipsand hyacinths need to go Drip irrigation isa good ies as ‘bulbs left to sit in moist will ot Water frequently during dry spells even after the Bowers have faded, 38 the growing cycle doesn’t end until the leaves turn yellow and die. in the ground in mid to late autumn, FEED at planting and fowering 4 Freesia For the best results, trea the spring time with bulb food. Apply liquid 5. Grape Hyacinth bloomers annual, using fresh bulbs fertiliser rogularty after Nowering 6: Dato each year. The exceptions ate the ddeep-panted ones, which can be left until the plants de down. DEADHEAD flowers when they fase Im order to conserve the energy ofthe bulbs forthe following year's display. Leave the follage to yellow and dry so the bulb is nourished for the next season Gently poll the leaves from the plant, but i they don't come away ‘easily i's too soon, 1 Hippeastrum Ea. Snow!lake otip 10.tiliam ln the ground fora few years SOW bulbs in beds or pots in an open sunny position in well-deained se {Use bulb potting mix in poss and Improve the soi in beds with compost Space the bulbs 100 to 200mm apart accotding to siz, or plant them in pots tn staggered layers 40mm apar, WATER when the shoots emerge then regularly asthe plants grow When in bloom, water from the bse to avoid damaging the blossoms, 1a Pye Cet A 63) Jota scented spring dip, you Te bestvactesorthat sweet In very warm zones, walt unt OW swee eas ant yopacswet pas un peasertavete heim type so. 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Choose a sunny postion with ‘well-drained soil, adding wellzotted ‘manure or compost before planting. They lke slightly alkaline soit with a pH level of 6 to 7.5 butt is too low, about 5, add dolomite WATER well during the growing season and keep an eye-on moisture levels in dry weather, using a soaker hose so flowering isnot restricted WATCH FOR fungal diseases, as they like water but not humidity and ane prone to powdery miles ‘SUPPORT plants with a teepee made ‘of thee bamboo canes, Plant theee ‘seeds atthe hase of each cane, using sot ies to attach the elinging tends (UT sweet peas as they Dower for vases, or snip them as they fade 10 promote further Rowering, but leave some to set seeds for next yea, Invery cold etimates, start seeds indoors. Sweet peas don't like being {ransplanted, s0 grow fom seed in tues and plant them autin spring, Roll newspaper sheets around tallet rats ta make 100mm tong tubes, secure with tape and slide oft ‘The newspaper wilt break down inthe sat ee ar i tc ae Re rei grertarren PACK THE TUBES upright ina seed tray. Use a funnel t fill with petting mix and sow two seedsin each tubeto 10mm deep. Stand the tray ‘water uni the tap ofthe mix is moist POSITION THE TRAY indoors oF ina greenhouse angkeep the sol, ‘moist, When the seedlings have four pairs of Leaves, pinch aut the tps 0 that strong sideshoots devetop. HEIRLOOM sweet pea variety BEARS filly white lowers splashed with maroon or claret FLOWER fragrance is rich q ee LD varety bred in the early 17008 BEARS pink and white bcoloured blooms ever many months FLOWER Fragrances strong MODERN grandifiora type BEARS large, silky, ruffed white looms with mauve edges FLOWER fragrance is rich ORIGINAL sweet pea from Italy BEARS two small purple and claret blossoms an each stem FLOWER fragrance Is intense DWARF variety bred for baskets and seas greundcover BEARS bicoloured pink blooms FLOWER fragrances delicate DESIGNER blend af sweet peas BEARS large blooms in pastol to deep shades of blue and valet FLOWER fragrances sweet rejuvenate your soll In beds with permanent plantings, loosen and aerate the soil with a garden fork. In empty beds, dig the soil to a spade's depth and incorporate lots of organic matter, such ‘as compost or aged manure. Check pH ‘and neutralize acidity by raking in some lime or dolomite _. Vegetables to plant now include Peas, Parsnips, Carrots, ‘Onions, Broccoli, Cabbage, Kale and Spinach. Con. nue making success- ive sowings of quick maturing vegetables such as Asian Greens (Bok Choi, Pak Choi, Mizuna), Lettuce, Radish, Silverbeet and Spring Onion. Many herbs also enjoy the cooler conditions so plant Parsley, Chives, Mint, Oregano and Thyme now. Make sure you plant some Sweet Peas before Anzac Day. Other Winter and ‘Spring flowering seeds to plant now include Alyssum, Calendula, Cosmos, Foxglove, Nemesia, Snapdragon, Poppies and Pansies. Lift and divide overgrown lumping perennials such as Salvia, Dianthus, Phlox, Rudbeckia, Catmint and _ ‘Anamone. Thisis 2 — ‘great way of creat- ing more plants and rejuven- ating those that are losing their vigour. Dig in compost of well rotted manure before replanting. Tohelp you plan your Autumn garden see our website for our new ‘Online Garden Planner and iPhone App! 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