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Pip Issue 6 is here!

It’s arrived! Pip Issue 6: our beautiful “Home” issue in gorgeous orange. With articles on tiny house living, natural building, rocket stoves, slow fashion, garden succession planning made easy and heaps more, we know you’re going to love this issue of Pip! This issue we delve into the heart of Melliodora, David Holmgren’s domestic-scale permaculture demonstration… View more

August Garden Guide

August Garden Guide nettles

Our August Garden Guides are here with all you need to know about what to do in your garden this time of year, depending on which climate zone you’re in.

Ten Ways to Love your Group, Family and Community

As permies, we love community, people care and working together, but working in a group can sometimes be fraught with challenges. Social Permaculture practitioner and teacher Robin Clayfield gives us her top ten tips for being part of a healthy and effective group! Being involved in a healthy, vibrant and effective group and playing a role… View more

What to do with shooting garlic

Shooting garlic

It’s that time of year again – the period when we find our garlic has all started to shoot, and we’re left with lots of green growth and not so much bulb. What to do? Well, lots of things! Here’s a few ideas for what to do with shooting garlic… Plant it- July is a bit… View more

Pip chats with Kathryn Scharf

Kathryn Scharf food hubs conference

Here at Pip mag we’re excited about the inaugural Community Food Hubs Conference in Bendigo next month. Pip spoke to keynote speaker Kathryn Scharf , a Canadian food sovereignty campaigner, about her work in the lead up to the big event. How did you end up where you are now, campaigning across the globe for fairer… View more

July Garden Guides

761 Riversdale Road, Camberwell, Victoria

Winter solstice has passed and our July Garden Guides are here with all you need to know about what to do in your garden this time of year, depending on which climate zone you’re in.

Australasian Permaculture Convergence

The Thirteenth Australasian Permaculture Convergence is coming soon to Perth, Western Australia, and Pip is heading over the Nullarbor to get in on the action! We got the goss from convener Ross Mars on all things APC13… When is the Australasian Permaculture Convergence (APC13) on? The APC runs from October 2-5, 2016 with tours, workshops and courses… View more

Buy it Once, love it forever!

Aussie Ho Mi

Here at Pip Magazine we’re pretty big fans of the new movement behind the “Buy it Once” concept: a whole consumption philosophy based around the permaculture principle “use & value renewable resources & services” (OK, it’s not being marketed as permaculture, but if we…

June Garden Guides

June garden guide

Hello winter! Our June Garden Guides are here, with all you need to know about what to do in your garden this time of year, depending on which climate zone you’re in. Cool Temperate June Garden Guides by Christina Giudici of FIMBY…

June Garden Guide

June garden guide

Hello winter! Our June Garden Guides are here, with all you need to know about what to do in your garden this time of year, depending on which climate zone you’re in.

Winter Salad Greens

Lettuce growing slow with the coming of the cold? Here are our top winter salad greens to boost up your dinner plate with extra-leafy goodness. Perennials, weeds, bits of plants meant for other purposes – there’s plenty of sources to get some…