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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...

One Culture Football

Kicking goals for friendship, fitness and fun

It’s often referred to as ‘the world game’, and in the case of One Culture Football, this is particularly apt. Offering an opportunity for young people of diverse cultures and backgrounds to make meaningful connections...

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...

Picnic in Elder Park

Park yourself for a perfect picnic

Friends, family, a delicious spread, a sprinkling of sunshine and a picturesque setting are all the ingredients you need for a picnic. Spring is the ideal time to enjoy a lazy alfresco lunch and with Adelaide surrounded...

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. These two...

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...

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...

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