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Simple ways to save water in the hot summer months

As summer approaches, a question arises: how can we deal with impending water shortages? The earth’s resources are coming under increasing strain due to...
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9 easy ‘summer vibe’ hacks for your home

As the warm weather starts to thaw us out after a long Australian winter, it's time to invite a fresh summer feel into your...

Get back-to-basics with security this holiday season

With Christmas and New Year comes an influx of new (and often expensive) presents lying around often empty houses, creating a key opportunity for...

Hidden housemates: Don’t miss these 10 household spiders

There's no doubt that spiders are one of the most common household pests in Australia. While the majority of spiders can't harm you, there...

Pesticide-free gardening: Natural ways to fight off pests

Many gardeners have an aversion to chemicals. These gardeners may be devoted to pesticide-free growing, want to plant (and eat) edibles, or simply like...

From man-eaters to Pokémon: the weird world of cactus culture

Cacti are wonderfully weird and paradoxical plants. While their spines can make them appear menacing, they can also exhibit beautifully sculpted forms and produce the...

How to recycle old wine corks into cute mini planters

Have you amassed an extensive collection of wine corks? Instead of throwing them out, why not upcycle them into miniature planters to add some greenery...

50 ideas for container gardens

Bored with the pots you use for container gardening? This summer, refresh your landscape and boost your curb appeal with our fun ideas for...

Easy-to-grow indoor plants that thrive

Growing indoor plants can be beneficial to both body and mind. Normal plant processes include absorbing CO2 and releasing moisture into the air. Physically,...

Spring activities: 6 great activities you should be doing this spring

After a wet winter, you’d be hard pressed to find anyone who wasn’t looking forward to some aspect of the season we're mid-way through....

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