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Janet Dunn added this to Illusions of Grandeur: Reflect Your Garden in a Magical Mirror4 May 2017

Boost lightA mirror can do wonders in a small garden. This one is simply propped against a wall under a canopy of bougainvillea, bringing light into the under-lit space without direct glare.Tip: Unsecured mirrors could be hazardous in windy conditions. Ensure they are properly fastened to a fence or wall.10 things to love about small gardens

Lara Watson added this to How to Squeeze in a Dining Space Anywhere18 April 2016

Choose garden furniture for indoors and outMake the most of all weather and invest in a lightweight table and chairs that you can move around the house, or keep outside if you’re short on space. Look for furniture that can be dismantled or folded down, so it can be stored in a loft or shed when not in use. TELL USHow have you found room for a dining area? Share your tips and photos in the Comments below.MOREBringing Back the Kitchen TableExpert Opinion: Has the Formal Dining Room Left the Building?8 Tricks to Make Your Small Kitchen Work Harder

Susan Redman added this to 5 Favourite Climbers for a Pergola3 July 2015

1. BougainvilleaPopular botanical variety: Bougainvillea glabraThis fast-growing vine is a beloved backyard beauty prized for its display of spectacular colour. Bougainvilleas are available in pinks, oranges, reds, creams and purples. The plant is a particularly popular choice because it requires very little care or cultivation. In fact, if you rarely prune, fertilise or water it once established, you should see a good show come summer. Plant it in a sunny, well-drained spot against a fence or supporting structure. It will grow well in tropical and temperate climates, especially in warmer winter areas, providing at least spring and summer-long brilliant colour, which will be all-year round in some areas. Did you know? A common misconception with Bougainvillea is that the colourful bracts at the end of a stem are flowers. The flower is actually the tiny yellow thing in the centre of this cluster.22 European garden styling tricks

Liz Durnan added this to Transform Your Table This Easter With a Terrific Tablecloth1 April 2015

Take it outsideWhen the season allows, a tablecloth is a simple way to lift an outdoor space. See more Easter tablescapes

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denbardon added this to Anne & Alan's garden ideas5 February 2021

Use mirrors from op shops for depth

Traci Costantino added this to Traci's Garden Sanctuary16 January 2021

Love the wall of nature and a bonus that it has color from flowers. I like the mirror too

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