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 25 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.