Storing vegetables in the fridge in plastic doesn’t always keep them fresh. Check out our great guide to help you reduce your use of plastic and get to know your vegetables a little better.
Storing fruit in the fridge in plastic doesn’t always keep it fresh. Check out this great guide for storing your fruit and reducing your use of plastic.
Our 12-month city planting guide shows you the planting months for various vegetables and fruits in your city’s climate for a vibrant, fresh and healthy garden.
Download the new 4th edition (now also including strata information and the 17 Things™). You don’t have to own your property to reduce your environmental impact, save money or increase your comfort at home.
Stay cool, keep comfortable and save money with our hot tips: keep the hot air out and the cool air in, cool by moving the air in and through the house, and keep your body cool.
Far north Australia has a tropical climate that consists of three main seasons. Each of the dry, wet and build-up seasons are unique with opportunities to reduce running costs and live comfortably.
Our easy reference, state by state guide to organic home delivery suppliers all over Australia will help you save time so when you’re busy, you can still eat well.
Here’s our easy reference Liveability Poster Guide to Prefab and Modular Homes, which lists Australian prefab companies. Find out about the different approaches to prefabrication, and varying advantages and applicability for different projects.
Includes gluten free and additive free items. Wholefood chef and author Holly Davis guides us through the pantry basics which can be used with wholefood recipes and your own creations.
No matter how rich the soil or how abundant the water supply, the health and vigour of you plants depends on the amount of energy they receive from the sun.
You don’t need a lot of space to grow your own food. We give you the best veggies and herbs to grow and essential tips for a happy balcony or pot plant garden.
This video shows you how to check for draughts in your home using incense sticks. Our Liveability How-To series of videos gives you simple tips to live more sustainably in your home.
Cohousing offers greater accessibility to the benefits of intentional community living to a broad population, notably the home-buying middle-class and senior citizens (boomers) who want to live in a more community-orientated neighbourhood.
Storing bikes in your garage or home can be problematic especially if you have more than one. Jason has put together a simple Snapguide to show you a creative way to resolve this dilemma.
Our Liveability Bike Ambassador, Jason Young, takes you through the basics of changing the inner tube of your bikes tyres. It’s easy when you know how!
We’ve commissioned award winning designers Garbett.co to create an awesome poster series (this is No. 1) for you to download and frame for your home, office or share house.
The second in our Liveability Pledge Poster series by Garbett Design. Download and frame for your home, office or share house.
Check the ingredients in your cleaning and home products with the Environmental Working Group (EWG). Liveability and ecostore have put together a list of common nasty chemicals found in many home products.
Check out our Liveability Winter Checklist. Get ready early with a winter efficiency plan using our 10 top tips then get everyone in the house on board and take action to make it happen.
Kids love riding their bike around the neighbourhood. Follow these simple safety guidelines to make sure they have the right size bike, the right gear and that their bike has been correctly assembled.
Adding plants to your indoor areas can help contribute to a happier, healthier lifestyle. Research has shown that they can assist in purifying the indoor air of toxins including volatile organic compounds (VOCs).
Homemade macramé plant hangers in just 20 minutes! Express your personal style by using different materials such as hemp, cotton rope, twine and nylon or even try different thicknesses.
Kale has become a favourite in Australian organic gardens. It’s quite easy to grow and it’s a beautiful looking plant with diverse varieties. Find out how to grow, harvest and eat kale.
Jason Young demonstrates how to create a cleaning and maintenance routine for your bike, including helpful products and tools and how to use them to effectively.
Here’s a great new creative option for you to consider when wrapping gifts. Try using fabric; it’s a unique way to wrap that adds a personal touch to your gift and it’s called Wrapagami.
We have two recipes for throat lozenges to soothe a sore throat: one with lemon and honey (a winning combination) and the other made with elderflower and eucalyptus.
Kathryn Vincent has created a wonderful Liveability Event Guide to create a relaxed summer afternoon tea to share with friends.
There are myriad outdoor paving options, and environmental and financial costs can be high. Guest blogger Kate Smalley provides top tips to creating beautiful hard-wearing surfaces with timeless appeal.
Their sweet fruits, healthful qualities and capacity to grow in diverse climates make goji berries (vine and shrub varieties) a very exciting addition to Australian organic gardens. We have simple growing tips and information on the right species to buy and where to buy them.
Try this great idea for your next outdoor party: make your own personalised floating citronella candles. All you need is an old jar or a new one, oranges, rosemary, cinnamon bark and citronella oil.