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Top 10 most popular garden makeovers

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A garden can be a relaxing oasis and a wonderful place to enjoy time with friends and family.


But if your backyard or front garden has been neglected for a while, it can be a little overwhelming and difficult to know where to start. Fortunately, our clever and creative Bunnings Workshop community can provide plenty of advice and inspiration when it comes to garden makeovers.


Here are the top 10 most popular garden projects on Workshop by pageviews: Sideway makeoverSideway makeover


1. Backyard transformation with deck by @LePallet 


Rylie's comprehensive backyard makeover included landscaping, decking, raised garden beds, screening, planting, and new turf. 


2. Sideway makeover by @shayden06 


Narrow areas down the side of a house can be tricky to work with, but this combination of decking and garden beds came up a treat. It created a practical and attractive area for relaxing and enjoying the outdoors.


3. Backyard makeover with new deck and planter boxes by @maknilsin 


With very limited space to work with and a modest budget, Mark transformed a stark and unappealing garden into a stylish and functional space perfect for outdoor entertaining. 


4. Front yard garden bed screening by @suequarford 


Sue opted for Port Wine Magnolias when choosing a screening option for for her front yard. Bluestone rounds to replace lawnBluestone rounds to replace lawn


5. Side yard transformation by @diy_hausdesigns 


Rufaro made the most of his side walkway by installing new planter boxes with seating, paving, edging, new planting and garden lighting.   


6. Drainage to fix a muddy lawn by @Ben 


Fixing a muddy, unusable lawn required the installation of agi pipe in new drainage channels and returfing work. 


7. Bluestone rounds to replace lawn by @Kate23 


Struggling to maintain a lawn without access to consistent sunlight, Kate used Bluestone rounds and Dichondra to make her backyard more attractive.


8. Backyard makeover by @Ben 


Ben's backyard was dark and unappealing, and grass had little chance to grow. Removing trees, landscaping, planting and laying new turf produced an amazing transformation. Backyard landscaping and deckingBackyard landscaping and decking


9. Garden makeover with new beds and planting by @Nikkaz 


Community member Nicole planted Lilly Pillies in garden beds along the fence line and installed new turf to refresh this backyard.


10. Backyard landscaping and decking by @Jimi 

Jimi cleared overgrown plants and added a new lawn while landscaping his backyard.


How to give your garden a makeover


Resident Bunnings Workshop horticulturalist Adam has shared a comprehensive guide How to plan a garden makeover to help ensure your garden makeover is a success. Once the planning is complete, Adam provides more expert advice to implement your plan in the guide How to give your garden a makeover. You can get more great advice from How to choose plants for your garden.


More inspiration for your garden Courtyard garden makeoverCourtyard garden makeover


Other popular garden projects shared by Workshop community members include courtyard garden makeover by @homeforeverhome, lawn renovation by @homeinmelbourne and garden bed, bamboo fence & garden arch by @jaiprak.

For more inspiration, check out the following collections of projects from community members: 







Last updated: December 2023


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