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April 12, 2012, 2:02 pm betterhomesgardens
It’s our ANZAC Day Special and to commemorate our servicemen both past and present, we’re passing on a big Better Homes thank you.
We’re visiting a WWII veteran who needs a new front yard, and a serving Navy Officer who being rescued by Ed as it is high time he cooked dinner for his wife. There’s Graham’s guide to growing your own Rosemary, how to spray paint, plus tips to giving one white kitchen a whole heap of colourful looks and Dr Harry explores the legend of Simpson and his devoted Donkey.JOH – KERRI-ANNE KENNERLEY
This week Joh has received a special invitation from one of Australia’s television legends: Kerri-Ann Kennerley. She is an icon of Australian television and this week Joh stops by to have a look around her stunning home, take a sneak peek inside her home dressing room and see how a train set is helping her prepare for her role on ‘Dancing with The Stars’!ED - FAREWELL DINNER PARTY RESCUE
After 18 years of marriage and after several years at sea in the Navy, it is high time that Macca cooked an anniversary dinner for his wife and family before they are deployed to the USA. But as he only specializes in toast, it is lucky for him that Ed is coming to the rescue. Ed’s devised a menu that will help Macca get his sea legs in the kitchen centred around some BBQ favourite’s, Ed is sharing some of this most delicious easy Barbie recipes like American inspired ribs and BBQ’ed prawns plus he’ll knock up some moreish ANZAC cookies.KAREN - EASY CARVE ROASTED ROSEMARY LAMB
To commemorate ANZAC Day Karen is cooking with classic rosemary; it goes so well with delicious Aussie Lamb. Create a rosemary stuffed rolled leg of lamb with will be so infused with flavour it’ll be irresistible – it’ll be a whole new take to your classic roast. Plus don’t miss Karen’s tricks to the perfect crispy roast potatoes and how to make restaurant style glazed carrots.GRAHAM – ROSEMARY PROFILE
This week Graham is profiling the herb that is synonymous with ANZAC Day: Rosemary. He’ll look at the different varieties and how to propagate them, plus the best conditions to plant them in to ensure success –so that you’ll be enjoying this popular herb for life.
Bluey Smith is just about 90 in the shade, but his problem is there is no shade and nowhere nice for this WWII digger to sit in his front yard while he chats with this neighbours. So Jason’s going to create a clever design that will not only give a very valued returned serviceman a special thank you gift but also show you a very clever way to disguise an unattractive brick wall.DR HARRY – DONKEYS
The legend of Simpson and his Donkey – the iconic duo who showed remarkable courage rescuing wounded soldiers at Gallipoli forged a long term bond between diggers and donkeys that still exist to this day. To mark ANZAC day Dr Harry’s visits a repatriation hospital where Donkey’s still visit patients bringing their own brand of companionship and devotion… a truly touching story.ROB - MODEL TITANIC
They said it would never sink but tragically their version of the Titanic did. This week to mark the centenary of the sinking of the Titanic Rob is going to build his version to scale a replica remote-control balsa wood version that’ll pop up to surface every time.GRAHAM - VEGIE GARDEN # 3
Graham is passionate about converting more Australians to growing their own veggies. This year we’ve been following the Campbell family and the growth of their veggie garden, proving that a family of six can harvest enough from their own backyard patch to live off. This week Graham will show us how to Rotate and replant – just what you need to do now to get a bumper crop for winter!TARA - FUNKY MODERN KITCHEN MAKEOVER
Tara takes you through the basics to getting your new kitchen design spot on so that there are elements that are classic and timeless but this week Tara has a twist. She’ll also walk you through where and how to splash out with colour and styling to achieve a range of different chic looks.Our Sponsors
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