outdoor

What Chris Hemsworth's new pad can teach you about design

A surprising lesson on how to connect your living spaces to your garden via Chris Hemsworth's new Malibu home

Garden lover's guide to backyard screening

Creating good-looking privacy in your backyard can be challenging. Here's Georgina Reid of The Planthutner's guide to selecting the right fencing and privacy screening for your backyard 
12 luxe to less plant stands

12 luxe to less plant stands

Ready to invest or only have a little loose change to spare? Here's a selection of plant stand for every budget 

How to prep your deck for the cooler months

Winter is coming! Here's how to protect your timber deck before the hash cooler months set in

Drying summer herbs for winter cooking

Although your basil bush is growing like wildfire now, winter is coming. Here's how to make the most of your herbs before they transform into lowly patches come winter

Humble Melbourne cottage given sharp makeover

This cottage renovation project by Melbourne studio fmd architects is a great example of how to transform a suburban home into a functional modern dwelling on an extremely tight budget

What it looks like when you build your home around your couryard

Internal courtyards have become a popular option for creating an outdoor area in a small space and welcoming sunlight into interior spaces all year round— however this circular deck is definitely unusual

Expert tips on zoning your garden

Defining your outdoor space into zones using fencing, plants or pavers and stepping stones provides will up your garden's style and make it more functional. Here's celebrity gardener Jason Hodges' tips on how to do it 

How to decorate a beach house in 2016

Not a shabby chic finish in sight for this luxe coastal home

How to maintain a timber deck

Follow these five easy steps to keep your deck in top shape year-round