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In your GARDEN
Have a blazing start to winter. In each issue we give ideas, tips and planting advice for cooler, warmer, wetter and drier areas in each zone, so ask at your local nursery which zone best matches your conditions. ALL ZONES Ageratum, cineraria, cornfl
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Time To Tile
Apply a tile primer to the surface to be tiled. This will help the adhesive stick. Set out the position of the tiles so you don’t end up with narrow cuts in corners or around the windows. A ready-mixed adhesive takes the hassle out of getting the con
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Black Gold!
It’s dark, it’s crumbly, it smells so sweet and it’s really good for your garden. Start a compost heap now with tree prunings, lawn and hedge clippings, fallen leaves and the vegie scraps from your hearty, cool-weather casseroles. Then, in springsumm
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Pamper YOUR PETS
Instructions on page 174 Pets feel those winter chills just as much as their owners! So keep your little mates cosy and warm with a colourful crocheted bed, or ready for all kinds of weather in a knitted hoodie or striped cowl. In a range of sizes fr
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A Splash Of Style
For a bathroom that’s sophisticated and anything but sterile, juxtapose a healthy layering of marble elements and strong black-and-white pattern with a character-laden, rich, warm wood wall that almost manages to steal the show. Along with exquisite
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Forage by Lisa Mattock CUSHION KIT
Fans of slow stitching will be utterly delighted by this divine pansy wreath and hollyhock cushion kit. Prettily patterned Liberty prints are used for the flowers, and reclaimed textiles for the background and leaves, while simple embroidery and hand
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Before You Start
alt = alternate; approx = approximately; beg = begin/ning; ch = chain; cont = continue; dec = decrease/decreasing; dc = double crochet; foll/s = follows/following; inc = increase/increasing; incl = including/inclusive; K = knit; lp = loop/s; P = purl
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Better Stockists
Shopping details Adairs Otis Snow boucle cushion, $69.99. Inartisan Keta Jute Lounge two-seater, $1190. Project supplies ANL Forest Fines mulch, $9.50/60L. Western Gold pebbles, $9.50/20kg. Bunnings 400 x 400 x 40mm Zurich EuroStone Paver, $14.98. Ye
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Four Reasons To Get A Second Opinion
Being diagnosed with cancer or any serious medical condition is unnerving, to say the least, and you might be tempted to immediately do whatever your doctor recommends. But what if there are other treatment options? What if another doctor could give
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Bit On The Side
That path along the side of your home serves its purpose by taking you from A to B – perhaps from the kitchen to the fuse box or bins. There can be up to 40sqm of pavers and a bit of dirt on the side here, but not much else. Wasted space! So turn it
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Pleased As Punch
The best advice for using a punch needle is to hold it in the same way as you would a pencil. Before you launch into a complicated project, practise your punching techniques on smaller pieces that make for a strong display en masse! With monk’s cloth
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Hearty And Homemade
Preparation time 15 mins Cooking time 2¾ hours Makes 6 2 Tbsp extra virgin olive oil¼ cup plain flourSeasalt flakes, to season and sprinkle¼ tsp freshly ground black pepper, plus extra, to season1kg beef chuck steak, cut into4cm pieces2 large brown o
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Fast Ed’s Kitchen
SEEN ON BHG TV FRIDAYS 7.00 Recipe on page 32 Recipe on page 32 Join me as I show you how to give your meals and desserts a seasonal makeover on BHG TV, Fridays at 7pm on Channel 7. (Apologies, may be subject to change) Go to bhg.com.au for more food
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Moon Guide
You must plant all ABOVE-ground crops during the moon’s WAXING cycle. You must plant all BELOW-ground crops during the moon’s WANING cycle. Times are in Australian Eastern Standard Time, AEST. This applies to NSW, the ACT, Qld, Vic and Tas. For SA an
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Shades Of Autumn
there’s no need to lament the arrival of the cooler seasons, for there’s something special about being able to hunker down inside, cocooned in warmth, as the temperatures drop outside. This collection of ideas will help make your home feel snug, comf
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Everything’s Coming Up ROSES
SEEN ON BHG TV FRIDAYS 7.00 Old roses capture the essence of yesteryear and none more so than those at the colonial homestead of Noojee Lea at Canowindra in western NSW. Here, the old roses mostly flower only in early summer, but they put on a magnif
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Loungin’ Large
SEEN ON BHG TV FRIDAYS 7.00 Aliving room with good bones but tired decor is a prime candidate for a makeover. But you don’t need high ceilings and period detail to get the look of this inviting space. Youw can create it with paint work, a ‘fake’ fire
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Hello!
There’s just something so blissful about curling up under a blanket to cocoon. Mind you, winter isn’t just about sitting around, it’s also a call to action. For green thumbs, there are four key jobs to complete before your garden starts its hibernati
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Tool Talk
Getting the most out of your workshop tools isn’t just about how often you fire them up or the type of project you create. Knowing the right way to use them is also key, as it increases your confidence so you can tackle bigger and more complex jobs.
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Prepare For Winter
The shadows are getting longer as the sun sits lower in the sky, and the growing is slowing as your garden gets ready for its annual nap. But a few things need doing first to make sure its slumber is undisturbed, and it wakes up bright as a button co
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Better Health
Peanut bu. er fans can now munch away while optimising their gut health and reaping the benefits of Omega-3. It’s thanks to Mayver’s, an Aussie-owned natural spread company whose vegan products have no added dairy, gluten, oil, sugar or cholesterol.
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Better Gardening
Brighten up the winter months with a blaze of gorgeous claret-red Helleborus ‘Charmer’. It blooms for a couple of months and is relatively dry tolerant once established. Fertilise in late winter and spring with a slow-release fertiliser. More compact
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What A Dish
Don’t curb your gardening enthusiasm just because it’s cold out. Make one of these delightful dish gardens instead. By using big saucers or wide, shallow bowls, you can create miniature landscapes that will keep you fascinated all winter long. Trades
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Better Decorating
The world of interiors is hot for ferns. And if you’ve caught the fern fever too, bring it inside and give your living room a refresh with Sanderson’s Woodland Ferns in Indigo Light, $197 per roll. Visit wallpaperdirect.com/au. For a modern boho vibe
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Throw A Spa Party
Spending time at a spa is blissful, but who gets to do much of that these days? Luckily, you can create the same luxe experience at home. Picture this – you’re relaxing with a few of your favourite people, breathing in the aroma of beautiful essentia
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Your Stitch Guide
CHAIN STITCH (CH ST) SLIP STITCH (SL ST) DOUBLE CROCHET (DC) TURNING AND WORKING SHORT ROWS Turning part way through a row is used to make one side of the work longer than another. If the last stitch was knitted, take the yarn under the needle to the
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Trees For shelves
SEEN ON BHG TV FRIDAYS 7.00 Turn a bare corner of your living room into a stylish storage and display area by building a set of shelves using towering trees as inspiration. And what better way to decorate your tree shelves than with an outstanding ar
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Paper Your Drawers
SEEN ON BHG TV FRIDAYS 7.00 Timber furniture has a lot going for it – it’s solid, durable and suits a wide range of interior styles. But it can also be dull or dark, and if you have timber floors it can get a bit much. That’s where your DIY skills co
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Better Cooking
Ditch the delivery and DIY your pizza at home in a fraction of the time! The Smart Oven Pizzaiolo benchtop oven, $1249, by Breville lets you serve up delicious woodfirestyle pizza straight from your kitchen bench. Belissimo! Visit harveynorman.com.au
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