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GARDEN DIY VIDEOS

bamboo hedge
Bamboo is one of the fastest growing plants on earth, making it perfect for creating an instant hedge to block out unsightly views. There's a lot to consider when planting a bamboo hedge, but the most important thing is to select clumping bamboo,...
Organic Aphid Spray
Aphids can be incredibly destructive pests in the garden, but with this DIY organic spray, you can deter them from attacking your plants. All you'll need to make this spray is: 2 tablespoons of chilli flakes 2 tablespoons of cayenne pepper...
If you want a spot to grow vegies or flowers, but don't want to create a bed or patch from scratch, go for an easy-to-build railed bed in a box. This video shows how to create a convenient place to grow vegetables, with an added frame for support...
herb garden
In this DIY video, we show you how to plant a bowl of herbs with the kids.   Keeping the kids entertained over the school holidays with creative ideas can be daunting.    Simple to make, we created this herb garden as a great way to begi...
worm farm
In this video, we’ll show you how to set up a worm farm so you can recycle kitchen scraps to make fertiliser for your garden. We're using the Tumbleweed Worm Cafe, which is easy to set up, simple to use and comes with everything you need to get st...
Seedlings
Click here to subscribe to Handyman Magazine on YouTube  In this DIY video, we show you how to identify and protect seedlings in your garden. Have you ever planted seeds or seedlings in your garden, only to find that they’re hidden by a mass of...
birds
There's no better way to get fresh fruit than straight from the tree in the backyard. Unfortunately, pesky birds such as cockatoos have the same idea, and love to steal fruit, damaging the tree in the process.   To protect fruit trees, you c...
Potted plants
Gardening in containers is a very rewarding way to get growing. It also has many advantages over planting in garden beds.   You have a lot more control over the growing conditions and you can place them in handier locations, such as close to the k...
vegetable garden
In this DIY video, we show you how to make a raised vegetable garden bed in your backyard using timber sleepers.   This no-dig garden is ideal for any backyard, and it's simple to build using timber sleepers.   Garden expert Adam Woodhams built an...
Raised vegetable garden
Raised vegetable gardens are ideal for any space, but are especially useful in sloping backyards where a level growing bed is needed, or in yards with poor soil.    They also save your back as you won't need to constantly bend over to work in...
Aquaponic Pond System
As plots get smaller and homes get greener we seem to be demanding more and more from our shrinking outdoor spaces.    At the same time there is growing awareness about sustainability and the advantages of growing your own food.    But how...
Clivias
Whether you grow them in beds or pots, clivias are among the most versatile, hardy and beautiful plants you can include in your landscape. Given the right position they’ll reward you with luxuriant foliage and blooms with a minimum of care. The...

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