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June 22, 2012, 11:22 am betterhomesgardens
We meet the family behind this rising star Andrew de Silva and Joh finds out about a new comeback he is planning.
Australia’s Got talent has uncovered a brand new star. Having being diagnosed with cancer and lacking in confidence due to a stutter, Andrew da Silva is fighting back and winning fans before a national audience. From his incredible first audition on AGT, he has won the hearts of the judge’s and also the nation. We meet the family behind this rising star and Joh finds out about a new comeback Andrew is planning.ROB - DIY – RECIPE BOOK STAND
This really is the perfect DIY project for any weekend. If you’ve got an odd piece of timber you can’t bear to throw away but you think it’s not big enough to build anything worthwhile… behold the recipe stand! With a few simple tools and a bit of patience you can be creating this fun, functional recipe stand this weekend.ROB - DIY – TYRE SEE SAW
Swing into action and knock up this bright, old- school see saw for the kids… A couple of used tyres and some timber and you’ll be the most popular person in your house this weekend.ED - FAST FOOD – PORK POT ROAST
Is it possible that the best recipe that you are going to learn all winter long is also the simplest? That’s what Ed cooking up this week! Pork Pot Roast. Two simple steps equal one delicious result. Pork sirloin has lots of marbling through the middle so it will roast up a treat – best bit - it’s a super cheap cut. Forget potatoes, serve it up with some creamy polenta and you’ll have the recipe for warming success.ED - FAST FOOD – VEGIE BURGER
Most of us are short on time when it comes to making dinner. Well fresh fish is one of the fastest meals ever to prepare. Karen’s pan seared cod with capsicum salad looks so good you could serve it to family or for a special occasion. The capsicum salad is something special, with a mix of sweet and sour flavours – infused by caramelised onions and capers and olives, served on top of the pan seared blue eye and you’ve got simple seafood with style.DR HARRY – AMAZING PETS – POPPY THE PIG
Poor nervous Ned. He is an 18-month old staffy who has anxiety; especially separation anxiety when his owners leave for work. This week Dr Harry has set up a secret camera to see how Ned copes when there’s no one at home and the results aren’t good. See how Dr Harry helps this family return to a happy calm household.GRAHAM – GARDENING - SCHONBRUNN PALACE
Fit for an emperor... Graham takes you on an exclusive tour of one of the greatest palatial gardens in all of Europe - Vienna’s stunning Schonbrunn Palace. Graham tours the great parterre, the privy garden, shows us the glorious rose garden, plus Emperor Franz Josef’s incredible palm house, which survived the bombs of world war two. These are palace grounds built to out shine Versailles, they just don’t make them like this anymore!JASON – GARDENING – GNOME SWEET GNOME
Jason is on a mission - to bring back the garden gnome! He’s headed to the Glenbrook Gnome Convention to check out the 1,000 plus gnomes of all shapes and sizes and their owners - it is Australia’s biggest gathering of garden gnomes. Enjoy this fun colourful show and can you guess which Better Homes Presenter looks just like a garden gnome?JASON – GARDENING – GNOME CHESS
Need to do some paving at your place? Why not lay your pavers in a checker board pattern? This not only creates interest in the garden it also doubles as a large game board for chess! And who better to be the chess pieces but your old garden gnomes!TARA – DECO – DESIGNER ART
You don’t have to spend big bucks to get art with big impact to decorate your walls. This week Tara has 3 great ideas – using silhouettes, textured finishes and unusual stamping - to get some “one of a kind” art on your walls and some money left over in your pocket!TARA – DECO – EGG-CEPTIONAL ART
You might love eggs for breakfast but you’re really going love what Tara creates with the empty eggs cartons. And we’re not just talking kids craft, although there are some fabulous caterpillars and chicks, but Tara will blow your away with the decorative frame she creates for the adults out of the humble egg carton.Our Sponsors
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