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I found this tutorial and it instantly appealed as it adhere to our ethos of mending things instead of throwing out/recycling and buying a replacement product. I've various friends who've...
Here's the second installment of a few tips on how to save water in your rental property, adapted from a Yarra Water leaflet, but picking out the highlights relating to renters... This time, the...
Green Planet has published an article today on the best edible plants for container gardens. What are your favourites or successes? I find mine depend on the amount of watering, the heat and whether...
Do you know how much water goes down the toilet everyday? Well, quite a bit... We've already bestowed the virtues of not needed to flush every time "If it's yellow let it mellow, if it...
Preserving is another good way to reduce food waste. It allows you to use up excess fruit and vegetables for consumption later and is especially good for things that are getting overripe. It's...
Find some crates, somewhere... Then simply stack them, with the large hole to left of the right so that no items fall through. If your items are too small and fall through the gaps in the crates then...
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...
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...
I'm definite in saying that broccoli is my favourite vegetable in the world-steamed, with butter, in a soup...all awesome! We're growing some at home and whilst it doesn't look quite like...
I've always been a bit reluctant to make my own bread. Every person I've ever met who bought a bread maker has told me with zealous zeal how awesome and easy they were to use, followed by a...