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Why green is gold

Summer in Adelaide is in full swing, with 2019 already bringing with it a few scorching hot days*. This is the season we most appreciate the trees and plentiful green spaces throughout the city, so it’s timely to look...

Trees and leaves

Tree talk

Down streets large and small and throughout the expansive Adelaide Park Lands which embrace the CBD and North Adelaide, the city is full of leafy treasures.

View of Gladys Elphick Park / Narnungga

The city park celebrating culture and cricket

One of the 30 parks within the expansive Adelaide Park Lands has been given a makeover, a meaningful new name honouring an inspiring Adelaide woman and, in 2020, will host a series of warm-up matches in the lead-up to...

Cyclist on River Torrens

City to sea

In Adelaide, getting from the city to a beach on a bicycle is a breeze.  Two routes to try are the tree-lined River Torrens Linear Park Trail or the busier Mike Turtur Bikeway. Discover a little more about each option...

Christmas craft

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...

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