• 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...
  • 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)...
  • STORE UPDATES: December 2020 / January 2021 Opening Hours and Special Events

    STORE UPDATES: December 2020 / January 2021 Opening Hours and Special Events

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    Late-Night Shopping - Extended Opening Hours We'll be staying open for late-night shopping in the lead-up to Christmas! Shop in store until 8pm on the 11th, 18th, 21st, 22nd and 23rd December. Normal opening hours (10.30am-5.30pm) on Thursday 24th (Christmas Eve) Closed from 25th December 2020 to 17th January 2021   Holiday Closure and Store Renovations After our last trading day on the 24th...
  • Finalists - Belmont Business Awards 2020

    Finalists - Belmont Business Awards 2020

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    We are excited to announce that we have been recognised as a finalist in the sustainability category at the 27th Belmont and Western Australian Small Business Awards.
  • 10 Eco-Friendly Christmas Party Ideas

    10 Eco-Friendly Christmas Party Ideas

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    The season of goodwill is often the season of excess and consumerism, which has a detrimental impact on our earth. We've come up with ten top tips for a low waste Christmas party which is better for the earth.
  • 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...
  • Containers for Change arrives in WA

    Containers for Change arrives in WA

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    Containers for Change has finally arrived in Western Australia, driving fresh enthusiasm for recycling a range of bottles, cans and cartons which are eligible for a 10c refund. We investigate how the scheme works.
  • Soil Microbiology Advice at Urban Revolution with EarthWhile Australia

    Soil Microbiology Advice at Urban Revolution with EarthWhile Australia

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    Free Soil Microbiology Advice - Pop-up Microscope Stall on Saturday 10th October 10am-1pm. Having a knowledge of the microbiology in your soil directly relates to your ability to understand soil health and its ability to grow strong and healthy plants. Bring a soil sample to Ellen and Georgina from EarthWhile Australia for some free advice about your soil health.
  • Seasonal Recipe: Roasted Fennel With Garlic and Herbs

    Seasonal Recipe: Roasted Fennel With Garlic and Herbs

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    Preparation time: 8 minutes Cooking time: 30 minutesServes: 4 Enjoy this delicious and simple side-dish recipe! Ingredients 2 large bulbs of fennel 3 tablespoons olive oil 2 cloves garlic 3/4 teaspoon salt 1 teaspoon black pepper 1 teaspoon thyme [optional] 1/4 parmesan   Method Preheat oven to 200 degrees Celcius Remove stalks from the fennel bulbs. Cut each bulb in half lengthwise and then...
  • Plant Feature: Florence Fennel

    Plant Feature: Florence Fennel

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    Fennel is an easy, abundant plant to grow and Florence fennel is an extra special variety. Florence fennel is the bulb variety of fennel that can be eaten as a vegetable as compared to common varieties; wild, bronze or sweet that are grown for their leaves, pollen and seeds only. Not only can the Florence variety bulb, stems, leaves, pollen and seeds be eaten but this...
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