Sustainable living

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.

Graham Brookman and chickens

Permaculture for life

Tue, 12/11/2013 - 9:13am

With a feature on permaculture appearing in an upcoming edition of Organic Gardener, editor STEVE PAYNE reflects on how he first discovered the design concept.

Temperature rising

Tue, 12/11/2013 - 9:05am

A draft report from the CCA recommends Australia aim to cut its greenhouse gas emissions by up to 50 per cent by 2030.

Artists in bloom

Wed, 30/10/2013 - 11:07am

Gardens and plants are the subject of a new art exhibition, SIMON WEBSTER reports.

Snap to it

Wed, 23/10/2013 - 10:21pm

There are only days left to enter the International Garden Photographer of the Year competition, SIMON WEBSTER reports.

National Organic Week is NOW

Mon, 07/10/2013 - 11:18am

Events and competitions are taking place nationwide to celebrate National Organic Week, reports SIMON WEBSTER. 

Sustainable House Day

Fri, 06/09/2013 - 1:21pm

Here’s a chance to visit an eco-friendly home near you, SIMON WEBSTER reports.