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Build your own bird feeder

CateLawrence
30/05/2011 - 13:20
Kate from Design Sponge has come up with this fantastic tutorial for a bird feeder, incorporating an old wooden bowl, plastic drink bottle and other bits and pieces. Placed in a suitable position,...
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ChrisChinchilla
28/05/2011 - 18:29
Developed in Australia, GreenSmart™ was born out of a growing need to combat the rising cost of living, ever tightening water restrictions and availability of healthy, fresh food. Manufactured...
CateLawrence
19/05/2011 - 11:14
I found these cheap gardening tips in the Simple Savings Newsletter for September. It provides lots of tips on living cheaply and sustainably rather than consumer driven. We have saved over $150...

Bokashi vs Worms

ChrisChinchilla
16/05/2011 - 11:36
We've talked many times in the past about composting with worms, the commercial options and the DIY options, previous articles can be found here. Frankly, worms are great but not suited to...
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Make your own Worm Farm

ChrisChinchilla
12/05/2011 - 10:15
This article had a little bit of guidance from a post found on Sustainability Victoria, which now seems to have disappeared off their website. It's a wok in progress project for us, so we make...
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ChrisChinchilla
29/04/2011 - 08:30
An intriguing product that allows for a flexible and efficient gardening method for renting gardening enthusiasts. It's a long lasting, movable window box complete with window box, valve, tubing...
ChrisChinchilla
29/04/2011 - 08:15
An intriguing product that allows for a flexible and efficient gardening method for renting gardening enthusiasts. It's a long lasting, movable plastic growing tray complete with nutrient tank,...

Gardening tales

ErinPadbury
23/03/2011 - 11:50
A garden! I have visions of peaches, fresh lemons, lobelia in shady corners. Our garden – we can sit outside and sip cider under our tree in summer, and swing in our hammock in the mid-morning...
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Community composting in Moreland

ChrisChinchilla
15/12/2010 - 23:12
With an intention of reducing greenhouse gas emissions through saving food waste buried in landfills, costs of transporting waste and by recycling nutrients into the soil, the area is a perfect...
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Carrie
13/12/2010 - 23:19
Why upcycle? Upcycling simply reduces the consumption of new raw materials when creating new products. Reducing the use of new raw materials can result in a reduction of energy usage, air pollution,...