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Backyard Blitz
The projects, the people, the pizzazz

ACP Books
Distributed by Southern Publishers Group
$NZ24.95

THE Oz TV garden makeover show with ubiquitous landscaper Jamie Durie has screened here on Prime TV. So here's the book - "the projects, the people, the pizzazz" as the cover puts it.

There's some practical stuff if you're itching to do your own complete makeover (even down to a graph-paper blank to help you with your step-by-step planning). There are before-and-after shots of various projects to keep you inspired and some useful planting tips. Of course, unlike many publications, this one from "the neighbours" is generally more in tune with our climate and conditions. It has a strong emphasis on DYI practicality and safety and, at the price, is certainly worth a look if you're delving for ideas or inspiration.

Weekend Gardener, Issue 157, 2004, Page 23

Reproduced with permission from the former Weekend Gardener magazine. The views expressed here are not necessarily those of the RNZIH

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