• How To Grow Great Garlic from Cloves

    How To Grow Great Garlic from Cloves

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    We love how easy garlic is to grow, and how deliciously rewarding the end result is! March, April, and May are the perfect months to plant cloves of most garlic varieties (including local Purple Striped Garlic) in Perth to yield mouth-watering full bulbs in Spring. It really is so rewarding to have each little clove you plant turn into a whole new, full bulb!...
  • Everything You Need To Know About Growing Potatoes

    Everything You Need To Know About Growing Potatoes

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    While store-bought potatoes are readily available all year round, nothing beats the flavour of the home grown version. Potatoes can be grown in most climates if you choose a suitable variety. They can be grown in the ground, in pots, or in bags, making them a great choice no matter how much growing room you have.  This potato growing video has lots of useful...
  • Perth Recycling Guide

    Perth Recycling Guide

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    We love encouraging our local community to be more environmentally responsible and hope that we can all enjoy doing the right thing with our waste! Eliminating excess waste all together is the priority, but we understand that in today’s world it’s extremely difficult to become 100% zero waste. Recycling can very quickly become a confusing and daunting thing when you start trying to figure...
  • Seven Tips for a Thriving Summer Worm Farm

    Seven Tips for a Thriving Summer Worm Farm

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    As we navigate the hot days of Summer we need to keep a good eye on our worm farm's environment and ensure our wonderful worms are happy in their worm farm. If your worms are climbing out of the bedding mix or congregating under the lid of your worm cafe, they are stressed and you need to take action or they will likely die when it...
  • 4 Easy Low-Waste Gift Wrapping Methods

    4 Easy Low-Waste Gift Wrapping Methods

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    Reduce waste, save money on wrapping materials and give unique, thoughtfully wrapped gifts simply by re-thinking the way we do gift wrapping. There are so many ways to start using recycled, compostable or reusable materials! Here our our top 4 methods for easy eco-friendly gift wrapping:   1. Furoshiki... or Fabric Gift Wrapping  Using the Japanese Furoshiki technique, you can wrap any shaped gift...
  • Have A Merry Zero Waste Christmas

    Have A Merry Zero Waste Christmas

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    How To Reduce Your Waste This Christmas Family, food and celebration is how most of us want to spend Christmas but too often that includes single use items, plastic utensils and decorations, and non-recyclable gift wrapping. It is possible, with just a little forethought, to embrace a low waste Christmas that is even more fun and beautiful than you might expect. By being mindful...
  • Makuru (June/July) Jobs in the Garden and What to Plant in Perth

    Makuru (June/July) Jobs in the Garden and What to Plant in Perth

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    The winter months of June and July, known as Makuru when following the indigenous calendar, is a busy time in the garden in Perth. In nature, the animals will start to pair up ahead of the breeding season. Wild flowers that will start to emerge include the blues and purples of the blueberry lily (Dianella revoluta) and the purple flags (Patersonia occidentalis).  Although Makuru is...
  • What You Can And Can't Recycle This Christmas

    What You Can And Can't Recycle This Christmas

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    Reusing and recycling materials this Christmas is a great way to try and reduce your waste that's heading to landfill. In this article, find out how to best dispose of your festive waste; including which types of wrapping paper can and can't be recycled. The first step is always to try and wrap your own gifts with eco-friendly wrapping (see some easy ideas here)...
  • The Best Way To Grow Mushrooms At Home

    The Best Way To Grow Mushrooms At Home

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    Growing mushrooms is a whole different ball game to growing fruits and veggies. It may seem a little daunting at first but growing your own mushrooms is so easy and satisfying!    The Easiest Way To Grow Mushrooms At Home We love that these Mushroom Grow Kits are so easy to use (you can grow mushrooms right on your kitchen bench!) and that they recycle waste coffee grounds collected from Australian cafes.  With a little added moisture,...
  • How To Make Yoghurt At Home

    How To Make Yoghurt At Home

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    Please enjoy this article from guest blogger Natalie Ong, a local Urban Revolutionary. Natalie has had great success with an op-shop yoghurt maker (which is awesome if you can find one)! This method can also be done using a Culturing Flask such as this one from Urban Revolution. Enjoy this article and let us know your experience in the comments!   This is an...
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