Sustainable living

bee on echinacea flower

A dying buzz

Wed, 22/10/2014 - 11:41am

Climate disruption and insecticides known as neonics are proving a deadly combination for bees, writes DR REESE HALTER.

intl permaculture day

Permaculture guru

Mon, 28/04/2014 - 10:30am

To celebrate Permaculture Day, JACQUELINE FORSTER revisits an interview with permie pioneer Rowe Morrow.

Organic 'Santa Rosa' plums.

Chemical warfare

Wed, 23/04/2014 - 12:55pm

Commercially grown plums are exposed to a chemical cocktail of pesticides and herbicides, writes TIM MARSHALL.


Earth Day 2014

Tue, 22/04/2014 - 2:19pm

Take a moment today to thank Mother Earth, writes JACQUELINE FORSTER.

Agrarian Kitchen

Agrarian paradise

Wed, 16/04/2014 - 8:52am

A veteran of hundreds of garden visits, JUSTIN RUSSELL finds fresh inspiration at Tasmania's Agrarian Kitchen.

Tahune Airwalk

Treetop wonder

Sat, 05/04/2014 - 11:30pm

JUSTIN RUSSELL gets a bird's eye view of Tasmania's southern forests at the Tahune Airwalk south of Hobart.

Rhubarb and mulch

Rhubarb power

Fri, 21/02/2014 - 3:04pm

Plant molecules may solve a puzzle for the renewable energy industry, SIMON WEBSTER reports.

Alpaca shearing

Learn farming skills

Fri, 17/01/2014 - 2:15pm

A series of workshops in Sydney aims to give permaculture students some hands-on rural know-how, SIMON WEBSTER reports.