Organic homes

Indoor plant

Healthier air

Tue, 12/04/2016 - 2:42pm

Indoor plants make your air cleaner, says PENNY WOODWARD. Here, she explains how.

Josh’s House

Visit Josh’s House

Fri, 23/05/2014 - 1:28pm

Josh Byrne’s house in Fremantle is open for visitors, but you’d better be quick, SIMON WEBSTER reports.

Green walls and red roofs

Green roofs and walls

Thu, 03/04/2014 - 4:58pm

PENNY WOODWARD says the Living City display garden was a highlight of the Melbourne International Flower and Garden Show.

the Hemloft

Secret treehouse

Wed, 02/04/2014 - 11:28am

If you go down to the woods today you're in for a big surprise, writes JACQUELINE FORSTER.

Sustainable House Day

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

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

Ash Tree

Sustainable firewood

Thu, 18/07/2013 - 2:47pm

Heating with wood has a reputation for being unsustainable, but JUSTIN RUSSELL argues that with the right timber and a slow combustion heater, your fireplace can be carbon neutral.

The sustainable block

Sat, 27/04/2013 - 9:34pm

After 11 years in Sydney, Jerry Coleby-Williams and Jeff Poole decided to realise their passions for gardening and living sustainably.

Mown Lawn

Grass clipping fatigue

Fri, 15/02/2013 - 10:56am

After surviving a second deluge in two years, JUSTIN RUSSELL deals with overgrown lawns, and a flood of grass clippings.

Fridge-free life is cool

Fri, 04/05/2012 - 2:21pm

A Korean artist has pulled the plug on refrigeration, reports SIMON WEBSTER.

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