Make your own vegetable bags

Monday, 25 March 2013

You've ditched the plastic shopping bags - now complete the plastic-free grocery shop with this set of reusable vegetable bags.


5 minutes with... Harvest Textiles

Monday, 25 March 2013

We chat to Emma Byrnes of Harvest Textiles, a place where you can not only buy beautiful soft furnishings for the home, you can learn how to make them yourself in one of their expert workshops.


How to: Make a zesty room spray

Tuesday, 5 March 2013

Repurpose a good spray or old perfume bottle with your own made-to-measure room scent.


DIY op shop kitchen

Monday, 18 February 2013

Make a modern set of those random wooden kitchen pieces that infiltrate every op-shop in town with this classic, and easy-to-do idea!

To DIY For – make by hand for a greener gift

Monday, 17 December 2012

This video from the ‘To DIY For’ series shows you how to create fine-looking gifts without the waste by swapping wrapping paper for fabric.


12 days of Christmas with a green twist

Tuesday, 11 December 2012

Christmas is a great time to celebrate, but it’s also the season when we spend the most money and generate the most waste. Janet Sparrow from Planet Ark explains how a few simple actions can make a big difference to the environment.

To DIY For - How to make a macramé pot holder

Monday, 10 December 2012

Why 'knot' make your own macramé hanging pot holder using rope? See this clip for a step-by-step guide.

To DIY For - How to make a Terrarium

Monday, 3 December 2012

Making your own gifts lets you cherry-pick sustainable materials and there’s something about handmade that sings thoughtfulness.


How to: Upcycle by enlarging arm holes

Monday, 3 September 2012

Here’s a great way to make baby clothes last longer, plus it also works on all tops and dresses for adults too.

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Solar Food Drier Workshop

June 30, 2012

Wish you could preserve your own fruit and veggies to make them last even longer? Then join carpenter and permaculture designer Gordon Williams in his workshop on how you can make your own solar food drier at home. It's the last of the series of Growing Local Urban Permaculture workshops so don't miss out!

Where: 6 Browns Avenue, Enmore, Sydney, NSW.
When: 10AM - 2PM, Saturday June 30, 2012.
Cost: $50 plus booking fee.
Email for more information or click here.

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