Bees Bees Bees

February 17, 2017
Australia’s native stingless bee in the paradise of the urban garden. Bees are tiny, yet they play an enormous ecological role in the environment. They are, of course, pollinators of flowering plants, unwittingly transporting pollen […]

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 […]

Cats Gone Wild

September 23, 2016
Protecting Native Species from Your Pet Your furry, feline friend is a natural born killer. Anyone who has seen their cat in “hunting mode” can testify to the absolute skill in catching even the speediest […]

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 […]

Students take a stand for seabirds

May 26, 2016
Most seabirds have eaten or will eat plastic. This alarming research, from Chris Wilcox of the CSIRO, indicates seabirds are most likely to become extinct. Sharp plastics can puncture organs, some birds ingest bottle tops […]

The Inner West’s Hipster Bandicoots

March 18, 2016
Levi Parsons unearths the Inner West’s newest underground subculture. It’s adorable. The Office of Environment and Heritage has partnered with the University of Sydney and Transport for NSW to establish an awareness program for some […]

Pork Adobo with Native Pepperberry

January 28, 2016
Filipino adobo is one of my absolute favourite dishes. The meat is cooked gently in vinegar flavoured with soy, whole garlic cloves, bay leaves and peppercorns. Sometimes the pieces are then fried until the skin […]