Tips on Creating a Sustainable Spring Garden

How to grow a sustainable spring garden

Amanda Stewart and her husband Paul, are the proprietors of Barrow and Bench Mitre10, a delightful hardware store and garden centre, located in Adelaide’s inner Southern suburbs. Amanda has long had a connection to the land and the natural environment. Her childhood was spent on a broad acre farm in rural South Australia, where local…

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How to Make a Native Bee Hotel

We all know bees are vital to our survival, but did you know that there are over 1,600 species of Australian native bees, and estimates that there are at least another 350 undiscovered species? The biggest threats to native bees are land clearing, habitat fragmentation, fire management and pesticides. The commercial honey bees we tend…

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5 Ways To Care For Indoor Plants

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Whether you have recently discovered a passion for potted plants in your home, or like me, have always been a lover of the indoor plant, there are some simple tips that can help keep them healthy and alive. So many people tell me they struggle to keep potted plants happy! Often there are basic things…

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Nature Fest SA Micro Grants 2021

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Nature Festival returns to South Australia this September after boasting more than 180 events right around SA for its inaugural year in 2020. From our own back gardens to the majesty of the Flinders Ranges, nature is central to who we are as South Australians and that’s exactly what Nature Festival will celebrate.  If you haven’t heard of Nature…

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Heart Home Nature

Six years ago, I started a little blog called Recycled Interiors, documenting my personal love of all things vintage, upcycled, handmade, homemade and sustainable. It’s taken me in many directions and connected me to many wonderful people. Lots has happened! I completed my qualifications in design, my PhD in Psychology and started writing children’s and…

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Caring For Indoor Plants & Succulents

how to care for succulents with Fleurieu Gifts on the Recycled Interiors Podcast

Charlene Maney is the proud owner of the online gift store fleurieu gifts and Botanista – combining boutique teas, plants and flowers in a unique and beautiful shopping experience in Port Noarlunga, South Australia. Her career encompasses time as an accomplished linguist, educator and marketer. In March 2014 she left behind the corporate world, swapped…

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