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When I was 18 I moved into a share house in Carlton, Victoria which was owned by Melbourne University. The mould problem was so bad that there were mushrooms growing in the living room carpet. (...
Use very ripe tomatoes for the best flavour. If you can afford to buy good quality vinegar, such as apple cider vinegar, do so. Otherwise you can just use cheap white vinegar but it will give your...
Today dear readers, is the 2nd day of spring! Woo! Stay tuned for recipes using spring vegetables. I hope you have enjoyed the recipes as much as I have :-) I've not tried watercress recipes...
This is a fantastic use of plastic containers and proof that you don't need a lot of space to have a functional balcony garden Drink cartons can be reused for nuturing seedlings (I'd be...
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....
Red Cabbage
I live in fear of residing in one of those rental properties that smell like boiled cabbage. I also hate storemade coleslaw. But I love the frilliness of cabbage: Click here for more arty cabbage...
Our veggie garden is overflowing with silverbeet! It's been a staple in all kinds of veggie dishes and also got me into making silverbeet and fetta pastries the other night. They were a hit for...
If the thought of greyish, mushy boiled turnip makes your stomach turn, then read again and see if you can gain a greater appreciation for the tastiness of the humble turnip. According to wikipedia...
Besides this site, there are very few resources out there on how to be a green renter. There are a million articles out there on how to be green and an environmentally friendly homeowner though. I...
Ever tried making your own baked beans?Like many, you may be fearful of certain side effects. Treehugger gives some solutions here. here's a yummy recipes I found recently. I'm going to give...