Garden

passive-design

Passive design 101

Maximise energy efficiency with the basic principles of passive design.
vines

Climbing the walls

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

Getting Tanked

Rainwater is an untapped resource, so beat the drought with this raintank
DIY-planters

DIY tin planters

Give new life to commonly recycled items; use tin cans as a planter boxes

How to...

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

Mulching has become standard practice in the modern garden.
steps-for-wreath

DIY herb wreath

Make your home smell like fresh herbs with truly seasonal holiday decor.
Communal Gardens

Communal fruit trees

Think outside the fence and consider planting in communal spaces.

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

packaging beans

Ask G: Can I compost packaging beans?

Some packaging beans are better than others. Some are created for eco-dis
algal bloom in China

Ask G: Phosphate debate

The question of whether phosphates are good in laundry detergents.
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.
bee-wrangler

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!