Monthly Archives: April 2016

20 April 2016 5:37am – Beehive Fences

What an AWESOME innovation! Beehive fences protect both farmers and elephants, aiding conservation efforts while also pollinating crops and providing another income for the farmer in the form of honey. What a brilliant win-win situation! Beehive Fences in Africa Save … Continue reading

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18 April 2016 3:19pm – Bee Die-offs

More news in the realm of bee die-offs. Scientists Discover What’s Killing The Bees And It’s Worse Than You Thought

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18 April 2016 12:21pm – Organic Gardening vs Permaculture

Like a lot of people practicing permaculture, I started off as ‘an organic gardener’, but then discovered permaculture. Once that happened, there was no going back! :D Difference Between Organic Gardening and Permaculture

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15 April 2016 5:51pm – Fashion Revolution Week

Next week is Fashion Revolution Week. Do you know who made your clothes, how much they’re paid and the conditions they live in?

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15 April 2016 8:05am – Food Waste

And there is absolutely nothing wrong with them taste-wise! Don’t be wasteful: a wrinkle in the skin isn’t going to hurt you, and if it has a blemish/bruise, just cut it off and use the rest. Previous generations have survived … Continue reading

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14 April 2016 4:22pm – Plants Mozzies Hate

8 plants that mozzies hate. These are also very easy to grow and most have flowers that the bees love too. Can’t lose! :) Must-Have Plants That Repel Mosquitoes

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14 April 2016 2:45pm – Cage-free vs Pasture-raised

A large part of ethical consumer choices is being aware of what the marketing descripters actually mean. As the speaker in that food marketing clip (I’ll see if I can find it again) said: the main weapon that marketers use … Continue reading

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13 April 2016 3:28pm – Vegies for Containers

Don’t have a garden? Don’t despair! These and most herbs can be easily grown in pots. Place them in a sunny spot near a door for easy harvesting and watering :) Growing Vegetables in Containers

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13 April 2016 3:23pm – Fast-Growing Vegies

Are you an impatient gardener? :P Try these: The 12 Fastest Vegetables to Grow in your Garden

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12 April 2016 12:11pm – Growing Tomatoes

As the saying goes, “Gardening is cheaper than therapy, and you get tomatoes.” So why not give them a go? And yes, here in sub-tropical Queensland, tomatoes can be grown all year-round. In fact, a lot of people claim that … Continue reading

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