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Cheesy Potato Puffs Recipe, Handyman magazine,
This week we posted a very popular article on, Growing Potatoes.   Potatoes are an extremely popular vegetable due to their low price, versatility and awesome taste. As one of the world’s most important food crops, the humble spud has made its way i...
Most popular handy hints, crates mounted in laundry, Handyman Magazine
A few months ago, we wrote a blog listing the most popular handy hints and tips according to our readers and Facebook friends. These simple life hacks are great because they solve problems everyone has using common household items. Here is a list of...
Hull a strawberry with a drinking straw
When preparing a strawberry for eating, you'll want to remove the leaves and the white part (called the hull or calyx) at the top of the berry.  The traditional way to hull a strawberry is with a small, sharp knife. However, this method can be a time...
Handyman Magazine, Garden, DIY, Flower Collage
There’s a new board on the Handyman Pinterest page called: Grow Beautiful Flowers. It features a collection of stunning blooms and tips on how to plant them.   While discussing this new board, we Handyman staffers got to talking about our own favouri...
Woman cleaning brick pavement, clean brick pavement, Handyman Magazine, DIY,
Have you seen our DIY YouTube tutorials? Every Wednesday we release a new DIY video that literally shows you how to get the job done. From simple and easy projects to handy home maintenance skills, these DIY videos will help you solve problems and i...
PVC PIPING STORAGE SOLUTIONS, HANDYMAN MAGAZINE, BLOG , DIY
Today we are celebrating PVC piping but not in the way you may think. PVC pipes are great for funnelling water about the place but they also have real value as a storage solution.   To show you just how handy PVC pipng can be, we have curated this li...
Tying two cords together
Sometimes it’s the simple tips that are the best ones. The tips that solve an everyday problem that everyone has are the ones that you’ll pass on to your friends and family to help them in daily life.   This tip for keeping extensions cords together...
Handyman Magazine,DIY, 7 Epic Backyard Cabins From Around the Web
  We love backyard cabins here at Handyman magazine. They are a great way to add extra living space without having to renovate the main house, they are cost effective and are just plain cool. We like cabins so much we started a board on Pinterest apt...
Crash test dummy with DIY power tools
When people tell me their holiday stories and their glowing reviews of the resorts and the exotic scenes they have witnessed, I find it very boring. It’s the equivalent of bringing out the slideshow to end a party. But, if they speak of their storie...
Handyman Magazine, DIY, Handy Hints
If you follow us on Facebook you will know that every day we post at least one handy hint. These hints range from DIY hacks to cleaning tips to storage solutions. Each day brings a new tip that will hopefully help make life around the home, garden...
Australian Handyman magazine's first cover
Today’s our first Flashback Friday. Having trawled through our archives right back to the very beginning, we found the very first Handyman cover and thought we’d share this fine piece of our history.   In June 2001 we burst into newsagents and hardwa...
Japanese Black Pine Bonsai in a Terracotta Pot
For those who aren’t familiar with the ancient Japanese art of bonsai, it is the practice of training miniature trees in specialised tray-like pots to resemble their natural form on a small scale. Bonsai literally means ‘tray tree’, and it is the...
A small herd of Boer goats
So there we were on our new hobby farm, with all the tall grass and gum tree saplings thriving on our 30-acre hill, worrying about potential bushfire. ‘Let’s get some goats,’ we heard ourselves say. They can keep the growth down and will be fun to ha...
Charlie Albone Silver-Gilt Chelsea Flower Show 2015
Charlie Albone in his entry 'The Time In Between' at the Chelsea Flower Show   Despite being the kiss of death when it comes to plants, I dream of creating a beautiful, lush garden that’s full of flowers, fruits and vegies. While it’s a bit of a...
If there's one thing we know at Handyman it's that everyone wants more storage. It doesn't matter whether we live in a huge house or a studio apartment, we can never get enough. So in the spirit of streamlining our spaces we recently posted a tip o...
A cat on a timber outdoor table
They say you should never work with children or animals and some days I can see why. But here at Handyman we love our pets. Between us we have a horse, an alpaca, goats, sheep, chickens, cats and dogs. Sheron, our advertising director, routinely...
Colourful pansy flowers
What's the fastest way to bring a bit of colour to the winter garden? Annuals!  And when it comes to cheap and cheerful you can't go past pansies. They bring beds and pots to life for little effort. You can pick up a packet of seeds for less than $...

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