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I love succulents. For many reasons: Drought Friendly Easy to propagate Great for pots Disease tolerant Suitable for indoors and outdoors Lots of varieties with amazing colours, shapes and textures...
What are the best options for having and bringing up a child as sustainably as possible? Having two of my close relatives expecting babies this year, I have been completely overwhelmed over the past...
Salihan Crafts shows readers some great ways to reuse a bath puff: creating a yarn sleeve & pot scrubber
When I was a kid, the big decision was whether you had beetroot in your salad sandwiches or hamburgers with the lot. I grew up in the country and can recall stopping at a roadhouse in the middle of...
I've decided to include local fruit in my spring recipes so stay tuned for some lovely fruit and vegetable recipes over spring. It doesn't look particularly spring like here in Melbourne,...
It's been a long time since we've been able to run through sprinklers, but here's some great tips for reducing water whilst still having a thriving garden: If you have grass in your...
This article had a little bit of guidance from a post found on Sustainability Victoria, which now seems to have disappeared off their website. It's a wok in progress project for us, so we make no...
Some time ago now I attended a meeting of the Food Gardeners Alliance, which was very interesting. One of the attendees then delivered a talk on keeping chickens in your back yard, something that...
Insulating hot water pipes is one of the simplest things a renter can do to make your home more energy efficient, especially in winter, where you could potentially reduce your boiler by 2 degrees....
I love making people gifts and I'm always keen to make my gifts homemade. I didn't have much time for crafting unfortunately so I decided to make some goodies from the kitchen. Reasons I like...