Sustainable living

David Holmgren

Holmgren on tour

June 2014

Permaculture co-founder is taking his ‘Survive and Thrive’ tour on the road, SIMON WEBSTER reports.

intl permaculture day

Permaculture guru

April 2014

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

Organic 'Santa Rosa' plums.

Chemical warfare

April 2014

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


Earth Day 2014

April 2014

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

Agrarian Kitchen

Agrarian paradise

April 2014

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

Tahune Airwalk

Treetop wonder

April 2014

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

February 2014

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