Organic homes

Homemade dishwashing powder from Natural Harry

Dishing up a natural solution

Wed, 05/05/2021 - 1:29pm

Here's a simple, natural recipe for dishwasher soap tablets to use in your dishwasher, from Natural Harry (aka Harriet Birrell).

Make your home an eco-friendly haven

Tue, 18/06/2019 - 4:28pm

Renovations large and small can make your home a more eco-efficient, healthier and happier place. SIMON WEBSTER finds out how. 

Green cleaning

Green cleaning

Thu, 21/03/2019 - 12:06pm

Jessamy Miller has been making her own green cleaning products for years. Here’s her tips to get you started in your own home.

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.