Convert a neglected corner of your courtyard into a prep and wash up area. As long as you have a solid wall, a water supply and somewhere for the water to drain away, this DIY project is for you! Materials 2.2 kg Builders Pride dual crack filler 5 litres Builders Pride white undercoat 5 litres […]
This floating shelf is perfect for any wall. It can be used as a server, or to display a prized collection of plants. This is how you can make one. Materials Shutter board for mould, as follows: Base: 1000 x 500 x 022 mm Front: 1000 x 100 x 022 mm Sides: 520 x 100 […]
Materials 1 bag PPC Cement 2 bags building sand 2 bags river sand 2 m reinforcing wire (Brickforce) 64 fire bricks 24 cobbles Tools Bricklaying trowel Float Builders line Pencil Spirit level Rubber mallet Clever planning during a patio makeover left space for a fire pit – a great place for cooking and for bonfires. […]
A secluded spot, out of direct sunlight, is the perfect place for a garden bench. A well-placed bench invites you to sit and admire your garden and it also acts as a focal point. This concrete bench is made in three separate sections, a seat and two sturdy legs, by moulding the concrete in boxes […]
Branching Out – A Shelf Inspired by Trees: Inspired by French designer, Olivier Dolle, our DIY Top Team make a shelf for gardening books SHOPPING LIST: Pine battens in the following sizes: 2 x 800 x 145 x 35 mm 1 x 600 x 145 x 35 mm 2 x 400 x 145 x 35 […]
Make a bamboo water feature in six easy steps.
A front entrance should be the most welcoming part of a garden and ‘floating’ steps leading up to the front door certainly lend maximum appeal. Make sure the size of the steps is in scale with the size of the door – a double door requires wide rectangles that make a bold statement.
Growing tips Bougainvilleas are vigorous growers, so feed them frequently during the growing season.