From Lawn To Habitat

When I Googled ‘how many acres of lawn in Australia?’, I found what seemed like hundreds of websites dedicated to lawn love: what kind of grass makes the best lawn; how to make your lawn drought tolerant / weed-free / spectacular; how to lay turf; and even, disturbingly, the glorious wonders of fake lawn. EverythingContinue reading “From Lawn To Habitat”

Grapevine Aircon

After my first, incredibly hot summer in a weatherboard house with no insulation, no air-conditioning, and not even very good ventilation, I knew I needed to do something very quickly to shade the western side of the house. Grapes were the obvious solution, providing shade in summer and letting light and warmth through in theContinue reading “Grapevine Aircon”