We explore a productive vegie garden that once played host to family tennis tournaments. For Jaclyn Crupi and her partner Andrew Stewardson, transforming a disused tennis court into a productive vegie garden was about finding a design that balanced history,…
Want to introduce chooks into your permaculture system but not sure how to get started? We explore a number of options for a backyard chicken setup.
We know plants need water to grow, but understanding when and how much they need can seem like a mystery only “green thumbs” can solve. We show how you how to make your own wicking bed.
Strawbale? Hempcrete? Light earth? Rammed earth? Here are our top picks of natural building materials and a little run down on each.
Harness the power of your compost and build your very own compost shower. We show you how.
Wetlands are powerhouses of biodiversity, supporting endless lifeforms. We show you how (and why you should) build a wetland.
Confused about which rainwater tank is the best for your home? Follow our four simple tips to work out which one is right for you.
Learn how to harvest honey easily with this simple slow DIY honey harvester!
Along with being cheap and simple, earthbag construction produces a structure that is also tough, flexible and provides good thermal mass – enough reasons for us to give it a go!
Would you be brave enough to use a bucket loo?! Save precious water by setting up a composting toilet.
Daryl Taylor shares his ambitious journey of building an earthship after fires destroyed his original property in Victoria’s Kinglake.
The sky’s the limit for elements which make a garden interactive and engaging to the senses. We show you how to create an edible garden your kids will love.
Looking for a way to store your fresh and processed products? We show you how to build your own cool room.
Overwhelmed by the plastic pollution crisis? Here are five easy tips to take control of the plastic microfibres in your greywater and help save our seas.
Upcycling pallets is the hipster trend that has taken the world by storm. But here’s something really useful you can make with them: a pallet bike rack!