• EVERYTHING YOU NEED FOR A REAL SOUTH AFRICAN BRAAI

  • OUTDOOR DIY TIPS

  • RECYCLE YOUR ZIP COLA BOTTLE & CREATE A HERB GARDEN

  • Step 1: Remove labels from 2L Zip Cola Bottle.

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    Remove the label from your empty 2L Zip Cola bottle but keep the cap on tight.

    Step 2: Poke holes for Drainage.

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    Poke small holes in the one side of your bottle for drainage.

    Step 3: Make opening for your soil.

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    On the other side, in the middle of the bottle, cut a rectangle that your soil can go into.

    Step 4: Prepare your soil.

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    Lay your bottle vertically so the ‘window’ is facing upwards and fill it with a mix of potting soil and sand.

    Step 5: Plant your seedlings.

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    Plant and water your seedlings. Ensure the water goes into the soil and drains out the bottle’s holes.

    Step 6: Tie a string to hang your bottle.

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    Tie string around either side of the bottle and hang it wherever you want!

  • LIGHT UP YOUR GARDEN WITH LANTERNS MADE FROM OLD TINS

  • Step 1: Remove labels and glue from tin can.

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    Save an old tin can and remove its label with hot, soapy water.

    Step 2: Fill the can with water and Freeze.

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    Fill the can with water and freeze until the ice is solid.

    Step 3: Create holes in your tin.

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    Use a hammer and nail to create holes at the base of the tin as well as the sides. The ice will ensure it keeps its shape.

    Step 4: Let your tin dry.

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    Allow the ice to melt and your tin to dry.

    Step 5: Paint the tin.

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    Paint the tin your favourite colour.

    Step 6: Insert candles and light up.

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    Insert tea lights into your tin and enjoy!

  • MAKE A BRAAI TOOL SHELF HANGER WITH HOOKS

  • Step 1: Paint two pieces of wood.

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    Paint two rectangle pieces of wood of the same size. One is the backboard. The other is the shelf.

    Step 2: Attached slotted hangers to the background.

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    Attach slotted hangers to the back of the backboard.

    Step 3: Attach L bracket for the shelf.

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    Screw L-brackets into the front of the backboard to support the shelf.

    Step 4: Attach the self.

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    Attach the shelf to the backboard.

    Step 5: Fit metal hooks for your tools.

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    Screw the metal hooks from which your tools will hang into the backboard.

    Step 6: Hang your shelf on the wall.

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    Hang your shelf onto the wall using wall brackets. Now you’re ready for that Easter braai!

  • REPURPOSE OLD TYRES TO CREATE A STORAGE BIN

  • Step 1: What you’ll need.

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    You’ll need two tyres and two pieces of wood.

    Step 2: Cut 2 circles from your two pieces of wood.

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    Use a jigsaw to cut the wood into two circles one centimeter wider than the tyres’ diameter.

    Step 3: Drill 2 holes in the lid.

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    Drill two holes in one of the circles that will act as your bin’s lid.

    Step 4: Prime & paint wood and tires.

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    Prime and paint both your wood and tyres.

    Step 5: Connect Tires.

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    Place the tyres on top of each other and connect them with screws.

    Step 6: Connect base container.

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    Screw the solid wooden circle into the base of your tyres. Place the lid on top.