Home & Garden: In case you missed it

Home & Garden 02/09/2018

In case you missed it, here's a look back at the best bits from RadioLIVE's Home & Garden for September 2nd, 2018.

Bee Aware Month

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Steve Leslie is the bee expert who is doing all the free talks at Kings Plant Barn garden centres throughout September. He is the treasurer of the Auckland Beekeepers Club, and has several types of hives on his Sandringham property which he has been tending for years. The theme for the 2018 Bee Aware Month is on bee health and community outreach.

Negotiating the renovation minefield

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Shane Drury launched MDG (Macreadie Drury Group) after identifying a need for a new kind of high-end project management in New Zealand. His belief is that, to achieve a dream renovation in today’s complicated regulatory marketplace, a dream team is required.

So with that in mind he built his team, with builder Joel Macreadie for MDG Renovations, Architect Jann Hurley and interior designer, kitchens and bathrooms specialist Nicola Manning from NM Design.

The Digital home

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Turn lights on automatically as you enter a room or have full control of lighting and dimming from your smart device. Electronics are on when needed and turn off 
automatically to reduce energy usage and automatically adjust the heating when you leave home, Tony finds out more from Digihome's Rhys Dilks.

Pimp my Garage

Todd Crosby, co-owner of Pimp My Garage says the garage is the most versatile room in the house. Yet for many Kiwi families it is the room we invest in the least, how many of us can’t even fit our car in the garage.

Whether you use your garage for storage, play or work, our design, supply and installation service will ensure you spend more time doing the things you love and less time looking for what you need.

Listen to the full interviews above.

Home and Garden with Tony Murrell, 7am - 10am Saturday and Sunday mornings on RadioLIVE and streaming live to the rova app on Android and iPhone.

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