JPG Blogs

PLANT THE SEEDS

May 15, 2019

Create a fantastic DIY feature for your backyard or entertaining space with this clever vertical garden made from stackable wooden planters. What you’ll need 84mm x 19mm timber decking 32mm nails 10mm plastic packers Masking tape Paint or stain PVA exterior wood glue Sandpaper and staples Weed mat Step 1: Cut your timber to size:... Read More >

LUNCHBOX READY

May 14, 2019

Do you remember the old school lunches you used to have as a kid, with the classic Vegemite sandwich (without crusts, of course!) and the healthy apple you’d trade for your friends Roll-Up (it still counts as fruit)? Well, here’s a treat you can create a packed lunch with for adults and kids alike—cheese, basil... Read More >

AND THE WINNER IS…

May 7, 2019

Lake Macquarie is set to receive a brand-new cultural landmark with the Council’s latest architectural development—the Multi-Arts Space. Lake Macquarie City Council enlisted the help of the next generation to create a design for their new Multi-Arts Space. Third-year students from the School of Architecture and Built Environment at The University of Newcastle were tasked... Read More >

A WALK IN THE PARK

April 30, 2019

Local resident Monica Stahlhut gives us the inside scoop on the best walking trails at Watagan Park. Walk One – Wildlife enthusiasts Duration: 45 minutes Distance: 3.5km Difficulty: Easy I found this track by walking around the local streets and decided to mix it with some bush parts. Early in the morning or late afternoon... Read More >

HOME IS WHERE THE HEART IS

April 23, 2019

Whether you’re building or already settled in, there are endless tools at your fingertips that will make interior design, decorating and renovating that little bit easier. Get inspired and get planning with a handful of our favourites below. Pinterest Think of an online moodboard and you’ve got Pinterest. Search up your favourite interior styles, from... Read More >

EASTER GATHERINGS

April 16, 2019

Host your classic Aussie Easter picnic or barbecue at one of these beautiful spots close to you! Blackbutt Reserve Amenities: Public toilets, picnic tables, wood-fire barbecues Features: Animal shows and encounters, playground, walking trails Accessibility: Easy Pet friendly: No Blackbutt Reserve is perfect for nature-loving couples and families. There are animals galore, and opportunities to... Read More >

GETTING BACK TO NATURE

April 8, 2019

Karishma and Jayesh are ditching the fast-paced Melbourne lifestyle to enjoy a life in the outdoors at Watagan Park. Jayesh and Karishma are both originally from Mauritius. They made the move to Australia as university students, and now as Australian residents, they’re ready to settle down and enjoy an adventurous lifestyle at Watagan Park estate.... Read More >

TURN OVER A NEW LEAF

March 31, 2019

Discover how you can achieve your desired landscape this season with Watagan Park Landscaping’s tailored tips and advice. Private backyard haven There are a number of great plants you can use to create a secluded backyard at Watagan Park. All varieties of lilly pilly and callistemon would be perfect as they grow tall enough to... Read More >

YOUR TOWN CENTRE – WHAT WOULD YOU LOVE TO SEE?

March 29, 2019

Here at Watagan Park, we are always evolving and we are excited to now be in the planning stage of your future town centre. The vibrant mixed-use space will offer a hub for the community to socialise, meet up with friends and neighbours, and do some shopping. We are planning to integrate natural, open areas... Read More >

LOCAL DINING

February 19, 2019

Take some time out and enjoy a meal at one of the local spots! We’re about to be hit with the Christmas season, with days spent ducking and weaving the aisles amongst other chaotic shoppers, wrapping present upon present in reams of festive paper, and either trapping ourselves in the kitchen tackling a piled mess... Read More >