Climbing the walls

Using nature to heat/cool your home is eco-friendly and attractive.

Seed to salad

Growing your own salad is easy

How to compost

Transform your kitchen scraps and garden waste into a natural fertiliser.

Conditional Vegies

Growing a water-wise garden is not so hard after all.

How to...

Communal Gardens

Communal fruit trees

Think outside the fence and consider planting in communal spaces.

The Balcony Scene

High rise and low fuss: Here's how to create an oasis on your balcony.

How to choose the best type of mulch for your garden.

Mulching has become standard practice in the modern garden.


Arnold Swarznegger

Are you living dangerously?

The world's best storytellers tell the most important story on Earth.
The Composting Canon

Small-scale composting

A solution for those with tiny spaces to compost their kitchen waste.
Dig Deeper

Digging deeper

Here it is – your complete seasonal guide for sustainable Aussie gardens!

Ask G


Ask G: Greywater-safe stain removers

What stain removers are greywater safe?
algal bloom in China

Ask G: Phosphate debate

The question of whether phosphates are good in laundry detergents.

Ask G: Are newspapers suitable to turn into mulch?

Old newspapers and junk mail can be recycled, but the garden can use them

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Lauren Singer

I haven't made any trash in 2 years

One blogger's commitment to zero waste sustainable living.

Bee Wrangling

Finding out how to start your own bee-hive in a very steep learning curve

Tips for your haven

Over the next month, we'll give the best advice in home, garden, & style!