How to: make a bug box

Monday, 13 August 2012

True garden lovers know that not all insects are bad, and in fact many bugs eat the plant killers. Here’s an easy way to build a snug home to attract beneficial insects to your garden.


Just add soap

Monday, 13 August 2012

A couple of innovative friends in the U.S are saving lives around the world by recycling leftover soap from hotels.


Home remedy

Wednesday, 8 August 2012

They’re our sanctuaries away from a polluted and hectic world, but what if your home is also an unhealthy haven? We look at the potential causes and fixes for a home that could be making you sick.


Natural vs synthetic doonas

Tuesday, 7 August 2012

Keeping warm during the cooler months can take its toll on the environment. Here we look at how you can snuggle up and sleep well, knowing you’re making the best choice.


Beyond the market

Tuesday, 7 August 2012

Behind the stalls of small town farmers' markets are communities taking an opportunity to meet and mingle.


How to: make your own hair treatments

Monday, 6 August 2012

Don’t spend money on chemical-laden treatments for your locks – there’s plenty of natural ways to help your hair shine, no matter what type of hair you have!


Garden guru

Monday, 6 August 2012

Don’t let the winter chill keep you out of your garden haven. Here’s five important garden jobs to do in August and September.


Give and take

Wednesday, 1 August 2012

In the green marketplace, renting and swapping is the new currency. Change the way you shop and get to know your neighbours with collaborative consumption.


'Tis the season for: Beetroot

Tuesday, 31 July 2012

Rich in fibre, vitamins and anthocyans, beetroot is the colourful vegetable antidote to winter. Here’s three great ways to cook them.


Cloud control

Tuesday, 31 July 2012

We can’t rely on the weather to be reliable, but are machines that can play God any more trustworthy? We investigate cloud seeding.

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