Do I need to convince you that Tasmanian native plants not only look good, but many of them taste great as well? Well do not just take my word: Trust the Feisty Tasmanian! We took a little road trip not too long ago to Tasmania's northern coast to visit Murnong, the garden of Rees and Col Campbell in Wynyard. This is not just any suburban garden. It is chockful of edible native plants from Tasmania. Rees is also known as 'The Feisty Tasmanian' and she shares a passion for edi
What does an old tank and a recycled fence have to do with growing your own food? A lot! If you are interested in doing more with less and saving water that is. We spent the recent Recreation Day long weekend making several wicking beds for one of our favourite 'clients', Aunty Trish. Trish is renting her home but wanted to get more our of her garden. So we designed a plan featuring containerised plants that could be transported if and when Trish has to move out of that home.
Our Tree Aeonium was the highlight of our display at Tamar NRM's Sustainable Living Festival 2021 at the Windsor Park Community Precinct. Note the emphasise on the past tense. Read on to find out how it fared ... Getting to the event itself took a little planning. Looking back now, I would say we were a little optimistic thinking that we could fit all our plants into our smallish Nissan Pathfinder. We left the packing of our Tree Aeonium until last. Given this aeonium was the
We have been in a process of reinvigoration recently. Find out how we are seeking to sustain our business and our planet too. Developing ourselves professionally Firstly, Ludovic has been quietly working behind the scenes to have his building design skills recognised here in Australia. He successfully completed the Diploma of Building Design and is now a Registered Building Designer in Tasmania. Well done Ludovic! To continue his professional development, Ludovic recently joi
With tomorrow being Valentine's Day. I have been thinking about how special days like this have perhaps been taken over by consumerism. While I do not think there is anything wrong with giving gifts to that special person in your life, I really would like to encourage people to think carefully when choosing a token of affection. Rather than add to the planet's increasing plastic pollution problem, why not buy your Valentine a plant? There are many indoor plants that have beau
Following on from their successful Energy Expo last year, Tamar Natural Resource Management (NRM) has decided to give this year's event a broader sustainable living theme. And guess who they have appointed to deliver it?! :) We are thrilled to be working with Tamar NRM to plan, deliver and evaluate its expanded Sustainable Living Expo. Tamar NRM's small but dynamic team work on a range of environmental, agricultural and urban programs in the Tamar Region, all issues that we h