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Big Pest Control

Big animal control

Thursday, 25 September 2014

While tips and tricks abound for keeping insects away from your garden naturally, keeping the larger pests away from your vegie patch poses more difficult problems. Linda Cockburn investigates the best ways to keep out the larger pests, in particular those very sneaky and clever ones – possums and birds.

some of the frames made by the team at Mulbury on display in their Fitzroy store

Trendy homewares with minimal impact

Thursday, 25 September 2014

It can be tough to find affordable items that have minimal impact on the environment. We've found a creative family – Mulbury – who handcraft fun pieces that are recycled, reclaimed, reborn, and made for practical, sustainable homes.

James' tiny house built from recycled materials.

Tiny house, big impact

Thursday, 18 September 2014

The thought of living in a really tiny, movable house may be daunting to some, but it offers impressive eco-credentials and brings great simplicity to your life. Especially when they're made with reclaimed materials, like this one is.

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6 tips to green-up your dog

Thursday, 18 September 2014

How to fix the six main environmental disturbances affecting your dog’s skin, in the safest way.

Glen Lambert

Fix-it café

Wednesday, 17 September 2014

There’s a new hub for greenies who like to fix things – The Bower Reuse and Repair Café – and it’s an idea that’s spreading…

Coco-chia muffins with Baobab icing

Coco-chia muffins with Baobab icing

Thursday, 11 September 2014

A delicious muffin recipe using healthy wholefoods, including a unique new powder from the seeds of the Baobab tree.

Simon Black photography

Guide to a zero-carbon home

Thursday, 11 September 2014

Experts say there are no technological barriers to building homes that use only as much energy as they produce. Here’s your guide to converting your home to zero carbon.

Duuvy Jester

Building recycler

Wednesday, 10 September 2014

Giving up the inner-city grind, Duuvy Jester now builds houses out of waste.

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Heaven scent

Thursday, 4 September 2014

A truly angelic, all-natural, ethically-sourced fragrance is helping to support an inspirational charity in Africa.

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World wildlife hero

Thursday, 4 September 2014

Find out why without Dermot O'Gorman, the World Wildlife Fund wouldn't be the highly-successful NGO that it is today.

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