DIY Garden Projects

Creative, simple and inspirational DIY garden projects to transform your backyard on a budget.

Chillies from Around the World

Grow a whole world of chilli flavour with these new chilli varieties from Oasis Horticulture. And I've got a cute way of growing them in pots with labels so you don't mix them all up! Happy Gardening Gardenette Melissa x

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Upcycled Succulent Project

I spotted this sad and lonely set of bedside drawers on the roadside ready for a hard rubbish collection....and immediately knew what I wanted to do with them. An upcycled succulent project - yes Succulents in Drawers! With a bit of prep work and a coat of paint to...

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How to grow plants in pots SUCCESSFULLY!

If you love growing a potted garden, then you'll need some of these tops tips for success when growing in pots. Let Chloe show you how to grow plants in pots SUCCESSFULLY! 1. Choose the right size pot for your plant. Not too big and not too small. A pot that is too...

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Our fav indoor hanging plants

Nothing creates the feeling of an indoor jungle quite like house plants with tarzan like vines cascading down from above. So when you’re decorating your house with greenery, don’t just introduce plants at ground level, spice things up a bit and create interest from...

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Create a succulent ball

I love a bit of garden art so I'm going to create a living succulent ball that can be a hanging feature in your garden. Here’s what you’ll need: 2 good sized hanging baskets A stylish selection of succulents Quality potting mix A piece of cardboard Cable ties A few...

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Grow your own mushrooms

Check out or buy these kits here Coffee lovers listen up! Our favourite drink also produces a TONNE of waste….in fact - in Melbourne CBD alone it’s estimated that nearly 5000 tonnes of ground coffee waste is thrown away every. single. week. But thanks to a couple of...

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Create a Zen Inspired Tea Garden

Life can get a little bit crazy sometimes and we love the idea that you can escape into the garden for a bit of me time. So here’s how to bring a touch of Zen to your little corner of the world. Running water has to be one of the most relaxing sounds and nothing...

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An indoor plant makeover

If a dull corner of your house is screaming out for a green, lush jungle look then keep watching. Chloe’s got some hot tips on how to give your indoors a plant makeover, with a bit of art-deco elegance. Using some established plants and some mail-order plants from...

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How to create a water garden in a pot

Melissa shows you how simple and quick it is to pop together an easy care water garden in a pot. Just grab a pot with no drainage holes, some loamy sand mix, some small pebbles and a mix of aquatic plants. Pop in a small pond pump to move the water around to create...

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