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Bamboo Succulent Centrepiece
Bamboo is used extensively in Asia, both for ornamental and construction purposes. The stems are straight and uniform, making them...
Small Balcony Garden
Greg Vale has always been a keen gardener, but several years ago he moved from a house into a unit....
If you’re tired of hedges that are boring and predictable, a tapestry hedge is a very attractive option. Tapestry hedges...
Stone Garden Edging
Fiona King wrote to Don to say that she was keen to fix the rotting timber sleepers around her garden...
Garden designer, Ted Whitley, faced a real challenge when he was asked to create a garden on top of a...
Small Deck Garden
Lynn and Greg Duffy wrote to Burke’s Backyard asking for help with their tiny apartment courtyard. The area was originally...
Don’s French Provincial Garden
Don Burke and his makeover team turned a storm-damaged backyard into a wonderful French-flavoured country-style hobby farm, complete with rustic...
Roses and Natives Together
After watching our program on the Melbourne International Flower and Garden Show, Jenny Morris fell in love with the new...
Jubilee Garden nestles at the foot of Mount Wellington in Hobart. On the day Burke’s Backyard visited, the garden was...
Rooftop Balcony Makeover
A Burke’s Backyard viewer emailed Don to ask if there were any plants suitable for an apartment balcony exposed to...
Bonsai in Japan
Don visited the Bonsai Village, Omiya, Saitama Prefecture, where many of the top Japanese bonsai artists live. He felt very...
Cloudehill is at Olinda in the Dandenongs, about an hour’s drive from Melbourne. Burke’s Backyard has made a point of...