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Category Archives: environmental

Recycle

Recycling is a good way to help the environment and save you money and get some garage space back. The more things we can keep out of landfill the better. Remember, it’s not just you getting rid of stuff that someone else may treasure, but also exploring the recycling goods to use yourself. Make sure […]

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Make it a Planet Friendly Christmas

Christmas is often a time when a lot of things get wasted and discarded – unwanted presents, wrapping paper, leftovers, your peace of mind… the list goes on. Traditionally a time to think of family, perhaps this year extend this theme of family to our planet. Reducing waste by using recycled materials or giving non […]

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Sustainability

Everything that people do to survive has an impact on the environment. While for the most part we cannot change the world, we can help our little corner of it. We have seen the impacts of agriculture and industry, of city and suburban living and its often total destruction of the previous ecosystem. Your yard […]

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Beneficial Insects

Bees are not the only pollinators in the garden, there are many other insects that a gardener should encourage. A garden can be a haven and a refuge for insect life, a little oasis in suburbs that must feel like toxic deserts to many creatures. Beneficial insects perform many roles in the garden. Pollination by […]

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Early Summer in the Garden

The early days of Summer are welcomed with a frenzy of activity as everyone rushes out to enjoy the warm days. But it's not just people enjoying the end of Winter, many creatures in your garden are equally busy. Birds will mostly have finished nest building and be well on the way to raising their […]

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A relaxing garden

Is it time to make your garden work for you? Has the round of weeding, planting and pruning trapped you in a never ending spiral of garden tasks? A garden should be what you want it to be, a place to relax, somewhere to watch wildlife or insects, enjoy flowers, a place to entertain or showcase […]

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Preparing your garden for Summer

Wondering what to do with your plants purchased at our Native Plant Sale at Wilson Botanic Park? Firstly, thanks to all the visitors to our recent native plant sale at Wilson Botanic Park, Berwick. It was a successful day with lovely weather, and lots of people had trolley loads of plants. Congratulations to all raffle […]

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Worm Farms

Worm farms are a great way to recycle your kitchen scraps. The basic worm farm is a black plastic container on legs, with a tap in the bottom tray. They come with several slotted trays, which sit above the bottom tray. To set up, the bottom tray is for drainage, and a spare bucket should […]

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Native plants clean up

There has been a lot of research on using native plants to remove the contaminants from soil and groundwater, and also their use in erosion control on rehabilitation projects. Much of this research is done by mining companies, universities and environmental consultants. Part of mining today is the clean up and restoration of land. Depending […]

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