Garden

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Permaculture basics

Permaculture is messy, but the reward is great: an organic edible garden.
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Ask G: Phosphates

The question of whether phosphates are good in laundry detergents.
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Ask G: Packing beans

Some packaging beans are better than others. Some are created for eco-dis
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Ask G: White roofs

Should we paint our roofs white on top?

How to...

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

Mulching has become standard practice in the modern garden.
Plastic bottle planters

Make your own: plastic bottle planters

Don’t throw bottles in the recycling, turn them into these cute planters.
Tomatoes

How to grow great tomatoes

There's few things better than harvesting your own tomatoes from a vine.

Reviews

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

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Ask G: Fragrant fair trade flowers

Are florists able to offer fair trade bouquets, or other alternatives?
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Ask G: Are newspapers suitable to turn into mulch?

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

Ask G: Is honey environmentally sound?

Food writer Richard Cornish clarifies the eco-credentials of honey.

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Blogs

Lauren Singer

I haven't made any trash in 2 years

One blogger's commitment to zero waste sustainable living.
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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!