Learn to make this simple, tasty trick to keep your pearly whites (and our oceans) clean!
Do you always kill your worms? Then try worm farming with our easy DIY worm tower!
This gluten-free buckwheat pancakes recipe is low in sugar and gluten but high in taste. It’s perfect for kids as well as the whole family.
Christmas might be the silly season but that doesn’t mean you have to celebrate overconsumption. Our Advent Calendar has 25 ways to have a kinder Christmas.
It’s a special time of year, the changing of the cold into the warm, so we think it’s worth celebrating with some special spring rituals! I think we only understood the true meaning of the Easter holiday being in the Northern Spring last year when our family had waited a whole winter for our newly… View more
We’ve been exploring the ideas of nature play and wild education in the last few issues of Pip, but in our latest issue we feature a fantastic article on Bush Schools by Niki Buchan, an educator and nature play advocate. We loved her piece so much we needed to know more, and put together this… View more
To celebrate the release of Pip Issue 8, with our feature on backyard goats, Pip editor Robyn Rosenfeldt chatted to Maria Cameron of Hibi Farm in Melbourne’s suburbs about their urban goat co-operative. The co-operative is featured in the latest issue, and in this podcast Maria goes in depth about the in’s and out’s, how’s… View more
We’re feeling pretty chirpy to help SA singer-songwriter Loren Kate launch her new single – an ode to her favourite hen, a bantam frizzle, called Cloudy Jane. This is a boppy little ditty featuring Loren Kate’s sweet voice, and we know we’re going to be humming it in the chook pen and the straw yard… View more
Herbal First Aid Kit by Stephanie Zetah from Wise Women Australia Have you ever sipped chamomile tea for a better night’s sleep or eaten lots of citrus in the winter for more Vitamin C? Using food and herbs to maintain health was once a common practice within our culture. One need not be a naturopath… View more
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
Autumn brings with it all sorts of bounty from the garden, but it also brings cold weather and the start of the sniffles season. Thank goodness for rosehips which are in abundance this time of year and packed with vitamin C! They can easily be made into all sorts of home remedies, but our favourite is this super… View more
Permaculture brings people together, and is all about finding relationships between different elements in a design… but what if it could help found some beautiful real-life human relationships? Permablitz Melbourne seem to think it can… we found out just how in this interview with Permablitz Melbourne Collective Member Adrian O’Hagan. Why did Permablitz Melbourne decide to… View more
Serial resolution maker and breaker, Maude Farrugia shows you how committing to permaculture New Year’s resolutions can help to create beautiful and sustainable habits.
With school holidays fast approaching, we’re sharing a sneak peak of this beautiful article from Lauren Carter from Spiral Garden that looks at introducing children to permaculture concepts.
With bee populations in decline worldwide, we should all learn how to support native bees’ health by improving our understanding of bee behaviour.
Australia’s blazing hot sun calls for some serious sun smarts. Commercial sunscreens can do the job but you may also like to give this DIY natural mineral sunscreen recipe a try.