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If you live in the country or a small town, you almost certainly will notice something when you visit a big city: people don’t smile or greet you as you walk past.
If you live in a big city, chances are that you won’t even notice that it’s missing.
It’s something I notice, particularly Continue reading
Are you (or your friends or family) throwing away valuable stuff and at the same time increasing greenhouse gas emissions?
This happens every time you put your kitchen leftovers and garden ‘waste’ into the general rubbish bin. (Did you know that over half of Australia’s household garbage is made up of food and garden waste?)
From your home, the contents of your rubbish bin Continue reading
I know I have been posting quite a bit about gardening recently, but this is because autumn is a busy time in the garden.
The main reason for this is because you are doing the last of the warm-season gardening while preparing your garden for the coming cold.
Today’s post is about a longer-term project. Continue reading
I recently met a family that had just moved from a rural area interstate to my city.
They were prepared for changes of jobs and schools and all that entails.
They were prepared for the change from country to city. Continue reading
It’s under your feet. Soil. You may take it for granted. But did you know that, just like you and our wider planet, soil can be healthy or unhealthy? Continue reading