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A sustainable season

Big or small, every positive action you take to help protect the environment can make a difference. This festive season, show the planet some love while also saving your hip pocket. Here are some tips to get started...

Weeding in a garden

Spring cleaning

For some people, the onset of warmer weather after winter can inspire a cleaning frenzy! If you’re doing a whip around your place, use these tips to help dispose of items sustainably.  Around the yard Lawn clippings...

potted colour

A spring colour splash

From petunias to poppies, each year, members of the City of Adelaide’s Public Realm crew plant around 75,000 potted colour seedlings across the city – caring for them from the time they arrive at the Council...

Beeswax wrap

Now THAT’S a wrap

Did you know the beeswax produced by a honey bee can be used to create an alternative to plastic wrap? Charmaine Thredgold from The Reskill Project shares a simple six step guide she’s put together with the help of...

Michael and Kenneth De Boo in the Whitmore Square Community Verge Garden

City gardens: small and shared

Since moving out of the suburbs three years ago, CBD residents Kenneth and Michael De Boo have been loving every minute of their city life and the chance to introduce more greenery to Adelaide’s south-west. Have you...

Blue banded bee

‘Bee’ creative in your own backyard

You may have noticed the buzz about bees lately, stemming from a growing concern about their disappearance from our backyards and gardens. Bees pollinate almost 80 per cent of our food and many of our native plants, so...

The Bunyip Trail

Tees and trails

With a build-up of warmer, longer days, spring is a great season to get the kids into the outdoors. From golf clinics to nature trails, we’ve rounded up some city-based walking activities to keep them active and...

Extract from 'Olivia Dances' | Artist, Deborah Baldassi

Adelaide Park Lands – naturally inspiring

Adelaide’s unique ‘city in a park’ design rewards locals and visitors alike with far more than an array of beautiful open spaces to explore year-round. Encircling the CBD and North Adelaide in a glorious green belt, the...

Rugs

Get energised for efficiency this winter

Whether you want to save a few dollars or help the environment, there are simple steps you can take at home to reduce your winter energy use. The City of Adelaide recently co-presented a Living Smart course for local...

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