Features

Snail

Snails & slugs no more

Monday, 16 January 2012

Slimy critters can become a difficult problem, nibbling away at your vegie or herb garden. Here’s how to avoid chemicals with some natural ways to get rid of them.

Recycle-revision

Recycle revision

Monday, 16 January 2012

Australians have proven to be great household recyclers since the council dropped the extra bin off at our homes, but often confusion can prevail on exactly what to recycle and what has to be trashed. Time to sort the trash.

Green-Way-Up

5 minutes with… Green Way Up

Tuesday, 10 January 2012

Four young Sydney boys are on a bio-diesel fuelled expedition from Tasmania to Norway. G had a chat with one of them just after they’d completed the Aussie leg of their trip.

Bali-travel

The brighter side of Bali

Tuesday, 10 January 2012

The notion of a Balinese sojourn is often met with the image of bogans, Bintangs, braids and bad sunburns. But it’s time to embrace a new side of Bali that is emerging from the hills.

Garden-Jan

5 summer garden jobs to do

Monday, 9 January 2012

Five quick jobs that are important to remember to do in the Aussie garden at the start of the year.

prefab

Absolutely prefabulous

Monday, 2 January 2012

Gone are the days of dreary, mass-produced prefabricated housing. Today's factory-built homes are modern, cost effective and environment-friendly.

mowers

Three of the best: push reel mowers

Monday, 2 January 2012

Push reel mowers have changed in 20 years, and they’re now very easy to push! Perfect if you only have a small lawn to maintain, there’s no need for petrol, plus they’re so quiet you can even hear the phone ring.

recycling-centres

We love... Recycling centres

Wednesday, 28 December 2011

Save some (non) trash from landfill and hit up some of these great recycling centres.

Thomas-King-Story

The Borneo journey

Monday, 19 December 2011

On a sponsored trip to Borneo, school student Thomas King experienced the natural beauty of Malaysia, as well as the tragic developments that are threatening the wildlife, indigenous people, and ultimately, the future for his own generation.

Nature-rights

Should nature have rights?

Tuesday, 13 December 2011

After decades in the legal wilderness, the concept of rights for nature has re-emerged stronger than ever. Is it finally time to give Mother Earth her day in court?

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