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Inspiring new ideas for your home and garden
Discover all you need for your ideal home at Better Home and Gardens LIVE. Whether you're a renovator, foodie, DIY or craft lover, gardening or interiors addict, you won't want to miss Better Homes and Gardens LIVE, held at Melbourne Showgrounds from 3-5 May 2013. It's the only place to go for all the latest products, advice and tips for your home and garden.

Get inspired with live demonstrations and workshops from your favourite Better Homes and Gardens experts and shop for the latest gadgets and technology from more than 250 exhibitors at our one-stop home and garden product showcase.

Think of the show as Better Homes and Gardens magazine coming to life, with interactive chapters:

You will find four dedicated zones (food, home, craft and gardening & pets), packed with all the products, experiences and experts you need to bring you inspiration, ideas and solutions. Better Homes and Gardens LIVE has everything you need for your ideal home!

Food Zone

Find yourself in gourmet heaven in the Food Zone. Pick up time-saving tips, fabulous recipe ideas from Woolworths Select, and tempting samples from a range of stalls. With everything from ice-cream makers to slow cookers on display, there will be gadgets galore to try and buy.

Fast Ed and Karen Martini bring their unique cooking styles to the stage teaching you tempting recipes to impress your friends and family.

Home Zone

From a lick of paint to a full renovation, we have it covered in the Home Zone. Meet DIY heroes and interior design gurus, discover new products to get your projects off to a great start and join Rob Palmer on some essential DIY projects using RYOBI tools.
Enjoy the energy and imagination of Tara Dennis and Rob Palmer as they bring home-decorating and DIY ideas to life with a little help from RYOBI.

Gardening & Pet Zone

The stunning display of plants and flowers in the Gardening & Pet Zone will have your green fingers itching to explore. Find the perfect plant, solve pest problems and get training tips, samples and nutritional advice from your four-legged friend from SUPERCOAT experts.

Get expert pet advice from Dr Harry, brought to you by SUPERCOAT, and brush up on your gardening skills with tips from Graham Ross and Jason Hodges.

Craft Zone

Ideal for serious craft addicts and novices alike, the Craft Zone is full of colourful displays of paper, textiles and more. Try new techniques and equipment with expert guidance from the Spotlight team and choose from a dazzling palette of samples for your take-home masterpiece.

Join the Spotlight team and other craft experts to discover your hidden creative talents, try new techniques and make a piece to treasure.

Kids Zone

Little ones will love the petting zoo, getting hands-on with their favourite farmyard animals. Tweens will be entertained at the K-zone and Total Girl kid connections stand and kids of all sizes can burn off a bit of energy on the giant Springfree Trampolines!

Free LIVE stage shows!

Visit the stage timetable for the daily schedule of stage show timetables. Sessions are free but numbers are limited, so get in early to secure a seat.


They'll of course be an opportunity to do a little shopping for all the latest gadgetry, products, books, equipment and more. For a full list of exhibitors, see here.

Meet The Better Homes And Gardens Team!

Lastly, if you'd like to meet your favourite DIY celebrity, you'll have an opportunity to have your photograph taken, and take home an autograph of your favourite TV star. Signings take place on all three days, check out the daily timetable here.

Better Homes and Gardens LIVE's opening times are between 10am and 5pm, on Friday 3rd, Saturday 4th and Sunday 5th May 2013.

As a subscriber to Weekend Notes, Better Homes and Gardens LIVE have a special discount on Double Tickets for you to attend Better Homes and Gardens LIVE, (admits 2 adults), plus kids under 16 go free!

Purchase a double ticket (admits 2 adults) for just $25 that is saving of $15 off the door price!



This Weekend Notes Special Ticket offer expires on Thursday 2nd May 2013 at 12noon or until sold out. So get your ticket now as not to miss out! Unlimited double tickets per member.

This is the ultimate home and garden show in Melbourne - not to be missed.

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When: 10am - 5pm, 3rd - 5th May 2013
Phone: 61 (0)2 9331 7507
Where: Melbourne Showground, Epsom Road, Ascot Vale
Cost: $17 single ticket, $30 double ticket, $10 concession
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