How to Design a Stylish Bathroom and Bake Banana Cake – This Week on BETTER HOMES AND GARDENS

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JOHANNA – BIG WRAP

It can take hundreds of years for plastic to break down, which means nearly every piece of plastic we’ve ever touched is still here on the planet in some form or another. But an Australian couple have come up with a solution: plastic that not only breaks down quickly, but is also compostable. As Joh tours the factory, she learns the history of this eco-friendly start-up, sees the manufacturing process and discovers how it goes from humble potato waste to cling film.

JULIET + ADAM – STYLE & FLOW BATHROOM: GETTING THE RIGHT

A bathroom isn’t just a place to take a shower, brush your teeth, and go to the toilet, it’s where every morning you are rejuvenated and inspired for the day. A bathroom where the door slams into the toilet is not going to look much younger. So, with Adam’s help, Juliet renovates a bathroom with a sleek modern twist and gets it ready for homeowners to start their day off right.

KAREN – BLACKBERRY BANANA SLAB CAKE

Is there anything better than a cake? How about an easy to make cake? Karen’s latest recipe is a large, flat slice of banana cake that is easily baked in a tray and cut into large finger pieces or larger squares. Served with yogurt or ice cream and an extra drizzle of maple syrup; It’s simple to put together and it’s super delicious.

FAST ED – BETTER BASICS: CHRISTMAS IN JULY FAMILY ROAST BEEF

Six months is far too long to wait for a smashing Christmas dinner. So share the difference and you can do it in the middle of the year too! Ed has a classic recipe that’s set to be easier than ever. Beef tenderloin, cranberry sauce, gravy, barbecue sauce, baked vegetables. You can not be wrong!

FAST ED – BEST BASES: 5, 4, 3, 2, 1 – COUNTDOWN TO THE CELEBRATION CAKE

We all celebrate special occasions. And what better way to celebrate than with a delicious chocolate cake? Three layers of cake, buttercream frosting, and white and dark chocolate shavings on top, it doesn’t get more indulgent than that. With Ed’s Celebration Cake, you’ll impress your friends and family and celebrate in style.

GRAHAM – THE EXTRAORDINARY EXOTIC GARDEN

Secluded from the outside world is a unique property filled with the most amazing collection of plants. Tonight, Graham visits an extraordinary exotic garden created by Clint, an avid plant collector who is, plain and simple, crazy about plants. He has made a career out of creating amazing tropical gardens, dry gardens, designer gardens and gardens you have only dreamed of. This euphoria has inspired travels around the world to find new materials and find the newest and coolest plant collectibles. Walk through the doors and the journey begins!

CHARLIE – LIGHT UP

At first, garden lighting may seem overwhelming, but by following a few do’s and don’ts, you can have your own bright light festival any day of the year! But with so many different options, where do you start? Charlie will unravel the cable…and the mystery of the dark art of garden lighting.

DR HARRY – MESS IN THE POULARIER

Dr. Harry pays a return visit to the Neville family’s hobby farm, where their hens don’t treat the chicken coop with the respect it deserves. They don’t roost or poop in the right places. Like us, for chooks it all comes down to comfort and safety. With a slight change in the configuration of the chicken coop, their problems will be solved.

Better Homes and Gardens (Episode 24) airs this Friday July 15 at 7 p.m. on Channel 7 and 7plus.

Abdul J. Gaspar