The Kiwi Backyard Handbook

The Kiwi Backyard Handbook

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More than any other people in the world, Kiwis live their lives in the backyard. Whether it's a quarter acre or a tiny patch of lawn, or if you aspire to a burgeoning veggie garden and a few chooks or to relaxing by a palm-edged pool, a good spot for your barbecue is always a must. The Kiwi Backyard Handbook is an essential if you're planning a garden makeover. It contains more than 15 easy but impressive projects with step-by-step photographs to stir up your creativity, along with a wealth of good advice to get you started. From laying pavers to building a compost bin, growing fruit and vegetables to DIY sculpture projects, there's plenty of inspiration and practical instruction on how to make the most of your backyard. Justin Newcombe is a professional landscape gardener and a DIY guru, and will show you how to turn your backyard into your dream oasis.
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  • Paperback | 144 pages
  • Penguin Books (NZ)
  • Auckland, New Zealand
  • 0143566059
  • 9780143566052

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Justin Newcombe, aka Landscape Safari Man, is a professional landscape designer. His projects include everything from pools to schools, large-scale commercial projects as well as small residential makeovers. He produces beautiful, practical environments that have a strong focus on urban ecology. Besides his popular weekly column in the Herald, Justin's media roles have included being the presenter and designer for the popular Ground Force television series, the 'Garden Guru' for TV One's Breakfast, and he has written for New Zealand Gardener magazine as well as presenting the Saturday Garden Show on Radio Live.
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