It's a common misconception that building a sustainable home costs more money, and that it's all about saving the environment.
Get access to useful resources and information on local sustainability
February's combination of heavy downpours, thunderstorms, heatwaves and dry periods can prove punishing for gardeners and plants. Grab the Micro Gardeners to do list for backyard maintenance and how to nip potential problems in the bud.
With temps on the rise, it's important to know the signs of heat stress in our four-legged friends and what to do when it hits.
A spider venom molecule being investigated by The University of Queensland has met critical benchmarks towards becoming a treatment for heart attack and stroke.
It's a bit warm is an understatement. Find out what's causing this latest heatwave across the nation.
Find out how everyday community members are doing their best to shape a better tomorrow.
The school holidays are over but there are more hot days on the cards, so how can you avoid making yourself or your kids sick when packing picnics or school lunches in the heat?
Switching to washing with cold water could save you money on heating costs, but did you know you could also reduce microplastics entering our oceans?
The Australian Government provides a range of primary producer tax benefits to help farmers protect agricultural land.
Would you like your building to be included in the Sunshine Coast Open House program? Expressions of interest are open for the 2024 program.
The Queensland summer has arrived in full force bringing with it heat stress and heat related illnesses. Learn how to recognise heat stress and how to beat the heat.
Our Sunshine Coast region is recognised by UNESCO as an international site of excellence, known as a biosphere.
With good planning, you can enjoy an abundant harvest without too much effort. Learn what to grown, when to plant and why looking after your VIPs could help solve edible garden problems.
One Step Off the Grid is a sister site to Australia’s leading renewable energy website, RenewEconomy.com.au. It is designed to provide information to consumers on new technologies, what other people are doing, and to help them through this maze of information.
In the market for an EV or interested in the expanding charging network, The Driven is a one stop shop for Australian EV news.
The Micro Gardener has all the info to help your garden grow. From what to plant month by month, to gardening tasks you may have forgotten, Anne Gibson has you covered.
Missed the OzHarvest Fight Food Waste sessions? Here are the top tips from OzHarvest food waste fighter Michele Lipner.
If you attended the recent small small space gardening session, you might be seeking some microgreen inspiration. Microgreens can bring salads, smoothies and main meals to life
Anne Gibson is The Micro Gardener (or perhaps we should just call her the Guru) 😀 Each month she'll share her top tips for making our gardens grow in this subtropical climate. Read on to find out what to plant this month and which garden tasks need your attention.
It’s official! The Sunshine Coast has officially been recognised internationally as a UNESCO Biosphere Reserve.
Whether you are new to the Sunshine Coast or have been here all your life, Community gardens are a great way to meet people, share or learn gardening skills, grow your own food, compost, prepare and enjoy foods and more.
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