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 […]

Bay bitch: The Patch Job

November 18, 2016
With Christmas approaching most are beautifying their respective areas – I’m trying to get my fallen down wall repaired before the onslaught of my family. I am tossing up whether to have it repaired professionally […]

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 […]

Inner Best: Class Bunny

November 11, 2016
Community, learning and sharing are the central tenets of Class Bunny, an initiative set up by Pamela Woods that brings community-based learning to the Inner West by encouraging people to share their skills and passions […]

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 […]

Get Gardening

October 21, 2016
The Inner West is positively bursting with community gardens. You may have wandered through the local park and happened upon some well-maintained parsley. Then a bunch of fennel fronds caught your eye. After that, some […]

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 […]
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