Year of the chook

February 5, 2017
Chickens are a great addition to any backyard. Chickens have vibrant personalities and if you decide to house them, they will not only reward you with friendship, but provide up to six eggs per week […]

Your Say: the ideal garden

November 18, 2016
What would be your ideal garden? “A communal garden would be wonderful, something that is low-maintenance and also has a herb garden inside.” Mabel, Leichhardt “Anything that is environmentally minded and that uses as little […]

Tasty Plot Twists

November 18, 2016
Melissa Leong gets you started on your very own veggie patch. It may still be oscillating between balmy and brisk from my current seat in indecisive Melbourne, but thankfully Sydney is consistent enough to get […]

Roadtest: The lazy garden

November 11, 2016
We give you the run-down of greenery styles best suited to the backyard, balcony or verge of the inconstant gardener. From a modicum of enthusiasm things can grow. The local sanctuary Returning soil to the […]

At Home with Michael Zagoridis

September 30, 2016
Newtown farmer, Michael Zagoridis, is one of the faces behind the urban farm that’s sprung up at Camperdown Commons, formerly the greens of the Camperdown Bowling Club. Him and his partner Emma Bowen began Pocket […]

Roadtest: Microgardens

August 4, 2016
Even small spaces can be enlivened by a touch of greenery. On the back of the tiny house trend, Emma McConnell tests her green thumb on tiny, tiny gardens. Kokedama These miniature hanging gardens (pictured […]

Things we love – 286

July 7, 2016
The Nura Nanga Mai (country dreaming) Garden, located in the grounds of Glebe Public School provides a space for community groups to meet up and children to express themselves. While the garden has existed for […]

Things we love – 282

May 12, 2016
No matter how many times we rush by this impressive orchard on Leichhardt Street it never ceases to put a smile on our faces. A tiny balcony garden is the home of a beautiful array […]

Things we love – 244

October 13, 2014
This cherry-blossom-esque tree was spotted on a quiet street in the backstreets of Stanmore. Although it’s entertaining to pretend to be a Geisha under its delicate blossoms, it’s probably not of the Sakura variety native […]

What's on – 244

October 12, 2014
Get yourself to the Greek The 21st Greek Film Festival returns this October, bringing dozens of great films that demonstrate the many different walks of life in the Mediterranean…. The festival kicks off its 21st […]
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