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Better Homes and Gardens LIVE 2013

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by Justine Crowley (subscribe)
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Bring your home to life and have fun

Better Homes and Gardens LIVE is all about the home and the popular TV show goes live at Sydney Showgrounds from the 20th to the 22nd of September 2013. It does not matter what you aspire to in the home, whether you're a DIY renovator, foodie or gardener. The organisers promise an event filled with information for making the home a more enjoyable, comfortable and better place to live in, as the name implies. Meet some of the TV experts from the show, including Fast 'Food' Ed at some live demonstrations and workshops.

Highlights for this year's Better Homes and Gardens event includes, yet is not limited to the following:

1. Better Decorating and DIY:

Watch Rob Palmer work up some magic with some RYOBI power tools. Whether your home needs a full, cosmetic renovation, or a simple "lick of paint," together with some styling tips for the most prominent rooms in the home. A full timetable where Rob and Tara will be speaking, can be found on the events website.

2. Better Cooking:

Enjoy a variety of decadent and fresh food samples, as well as new recipe ideas and tips to save you time while cooking and preparing food in the home kitchen. Cooking demonstrations are free (as part of show entry) and are available on a first come, first served basis.

3. Craft Workshops

Regardless of what type of arts and crafts you're into, from knitting and crochet to scrapbooking, you're going to have a great time. Spotlight (the retailer) will be on hand to assist, as you get a chance to try out some new craft techniques. Learn how to make a drink caddy at certain sessions.

4. Better Gardening and Pets

In simple words: plants and pets paradise is found here. Dr Harry Cooper will be giving talks on selecting the right puppy for your home. Enjoy some free samples for your furry, four legged friends, as well as nutritional tips. Landscaping tips will be covered in the gardening component.

5. Sensational Shopping

Also a one stop pit stop with over 350 exhibitors. You have been warned, Better Homes and Gardens LIVE is an ideal home shoppers destination.

6. Make and Take Workshop

In a nutshell, where the Better Homes and Gardens magazine comes to life. Free talks on activities that include cupcake and necklace making.

7. Kids Zone

Last but not least, Better Homes and Gardens LIVE is a kid friendly event. A petting zoo is on hand, and the kids of Sydney in attendance will also receive a rare opportunity to learn how to grow their own veggie garden. Face painting will also be available.


Prices are stated per person for entry to this event.

Early Bird Online = $15
At the door = $20
Concession = $15
Kids = Free

Held on the 20th to the 22nd of September 2013, at the Sydney Showgrounds, Sydney Olympic Park from 10am to 5pm.
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Why? For all things relating to the home
When: From 10am to 5pm during event period
Phone: (02) 9331 7507
Where: Sydney Showgrounds, Sydney Olympic Park
Cost: Online in advance and for concessions - $15. At the door - $20. Kids come free.
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