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Getting Dirty with Landscaper Matthew Daly

Multi-award-winning Perth landscaper, Matthew Daly, shared no-nonsense DIY pointers at the Home Show. Matthew’s landscaping firm MJD Landscapes & Design has been around for over fifteen years and won scores of accolades. Trophy Cabinet ✉️ Invitation to International Melbourne Garden Show x 2 🥇Gold, Silver medal & Peoples choice Perth...

Don’t Sell Your Home Before Doing This First [GUIDE]

Research shows 'staging' your home increases sale price by 10%; property stylist Dean Davis tells us how.   If you are selling a $500,000 property, you could see an extra $50,000 in your back pocket simply by presenting (staging) it at its best. While the extra cash is always handy, staging...

Keeping up with the New Joneses

The New Joneses showcased their tiny home at the Home Show to champion their lifestyle ‘big life, little footprint'. The story begins with Tamara DiMattina, a powerful PR and communications magnate for fast-moving consumer goods (FMCG). Blunt and to the point, she said, "My job was to get people to...

Make Your Garden a Castle with Inge Jabara

Just off the back of her award-winning display at the Melbourne Garden Show, 'lady tradie' Inge Jabara shone some light at the Home Show. Inge is no stranger to getting her hands dirty. At five-years-old, just a little seedling, she would work beside her grandfather on the family garden. With...

The Secret Strife of Pets

62% of Australians have furry pals in the home, but how do we protect our newly renovated homes? Unconditional love - that's why we put up with hair, tracks of mud from outside and their various smells. Our furry friends are like children in so many ways - we take...

Reduce Your Carbon Footprint with Garden Trees

While Queensland faces a land clearing catastrophe, people across Australia are taking matters in their own hands by planting millions of trees in their back yards. The Ugly 👹 Anyone watching David Attenborough’s series, Our Planet, will know Australia is facing a land clearing catastrophe. So bad in fact, WWE...

5 NASA Plants to Keep Your Home Healthy

Have you ever felt unwell for no apparent reason? You may be suffering from sick building syndrome (SBS), the result of poor indoor air quality. The World Health Organisation reports 30% of buildings worldwide produce SBS. An alarming statistic made worse by the symptoms of headache; eye, nose and throat...

Real or Astro Grass?

It's an age-old argument of waging tribes, from the timeless classic of nature's grass vs high-tech poly synthetic astroturf. So, which is better? Join the Home Show Club and you'll be the very first to receive more stories like this, free tickets, special offers, inspiration and more! Brisbane      Melbourne   ...

5 Eco Inventions Transforming Our Gardens

Supermarkets rely on mass market farming which takes a considerable amount of carbon emissions to get your food from farm to fork. We look through some of the most innovative Australian made garden products featured at the Home Show. 5 Composta This nifty little device is an all-in-one composting worm...

Renovations to add value to your home

Renovating is a fast-track solution that can boost your property’s value by making cosmetic or structural changes to a property that add real and perceived value to your property. Here are some of the changes you can make to the different areas of your home to enhance its value. The...

Why use a landscape architect?

Almost everyone dreams about building their own home. With what seems like endless list of selections, layouts and cost variations building can be a long, daunting process. Whilst it may seem too early and perhaps unnecessary to think about landscaping, you can never start to consider and plan your outdoor...

Reducing your household waste

When creating a living space for ourselves and our families, it is also important to not overlook the impact our lifestyles have on the environment. With more focus than ever on conserving water and reducing electricity use, it is essential that we also commit to reducing household waste rather than...