Mint is my hero because it ended my killing spree.July 5, 2012, 7:00 am
Having trouble letting go of that shabby jumper in your closet or throwing out old magazines and newspapers you don't read any more?July 5, 2012, 10:32 am
Urban farming is being taken to new heights in an abandoned Chicago pork processing plant where environmentalists hope to "get off the grid" by using the waste from one crop to feed and power another.July 5, 2012, 6:31 am
About 40 per cent of Australian dogs are overweight and a Melbourne scientist wants to know why.June 29, 2012, 10:26 am
Children will be pretending to be Mods on scooters and poking virtual monsters in the eye, according to one of the world's biggest toy shops.June 29, 2012, 8:44 am
Boots, shoes, toys and dead cats were just some of the objects concealed in early Australian buildings to ward off evil spirits, a historian says.June 25, 2012, 7:55 am
Heavy rain, continually wet soil, frost and even hail can make gardening in winter seem more like a chore than a hobby.June 21, 2012, 8:35 am
A chance to relax and escape the everyday demands of work and home is a real reward, but today's holidays bring an extra worry besides airline baggage fees: bedbugs.June 21, 2012, 6:35 am
A hot cup of cocoa and a roaring fireplace go a long way to warming us up during winter, but some of us need more than momentary relief from the cold outside.June 15, 2012, 9:30 am
Variegated foliage plants are a kaleidoscope for the garden.June 15, 2012, 7:00 am
I consider it a cruel hoax when succulents planted in weird containers adorn the pages of books and magazines.June 14, 2012, 6:59 am
On a plot lost among the expanse of tightly trimmed fairways and greens, weeks-old food is buried under a tarp and mulch and left to decompose.June 13, 2012, 10:35 am
Many DIY projects go off the rails because the person doing the project dives right into doing without planning.June 8, 2012, 11:01 am
If you want to create an outdoor space that revives and inspires you, here are three tips for turning your garden into an oasis.June 8, 2012, 10:21 am
A few dozen horsemen roam the hills and plains of central Italy as the last of the "butteri" cow herders proudly hold on to a tradition that has survived for 500 years.June 5, 2012, 12:36 pm
In her eight-and-a-half years as host of Better Homes and Gardens, Johanna Griggs admits she has seen almost every home imaginable.June 1, 2012, 3:40 am
Rangers will use commonsense in seizing domestic felines that have been deemed to have committed an offence under Western Australia's new cat laws, Local Government Minister John Castrilli says.May 25, 2012, 11:29 am
With winter just around the corner, if you are considering a rainwater tank now is the time to prepare to start reaping the benefits.May 21, 2012, 12:00 pm
With winter fast approaching, there's nothing more luxurious than retreating to a beautiful, relaxing and comfortable bedroom.May 21, 2012, 11:01 am
Ever wondered how to get that perfectly polished look that you see in bedding stores and magazines?May 21, 2012, 11:00 am
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