Issue 122 -- December 2020/January 2021

Wild orange and vanilla lip balm by Harriet Birrell

Make your own: lip balm

December 2020

Why not go waste and chemical-free by making your own home and personal care products from scratch. Here’s a recipe to get you started from Natural Harry, aka Harriet Birrell. 

Southern Corroboree Frog

Frogs in your backyard

December 2020

Penny Woodward loves frogs and has had a large frog pond in her garden for 10 years. The sad part is they are under threat – but we can help. 

From garden to plate – borage, heartsease, calendula, nasturtiums, dill and cornflowers.

Growing edible flowers in your garden

December 2020

Edible flowers add a colourful spark and fresh flavour to dishes, are the basis of health-giving teas, and create delicious cordials and preserves, writes Karen Sutherland.