Month July 2021

Brains Trust


SEED SAVING Can I save the seeds from a pumpkin I purchased from the supermarket? It’s not a good idea, because cucurbits – think pumpkins, squash, cucumbers and zucchinis – cross-pollinate really easily. This means if your neighbour is growing…



I want to talk about special quality of my people, one I believe to be the most important, and our most unique gift. In our language, this special quality is called dadirri. It is inner, deep listening and quiet, still…

Pip Picks:
Things We Like

In Pip Picks: Things we like, we share some great ethical products that we love, such as the Burgon & Ball National Trust Pocket Knife, Build Your Own Bedding Bundle, the Big Green Monster Co plant food range and more..

Pip Noticeboard

Pip Magazine Noticeboard

Introducing 2021’s Pip Permie awards! Nominations are open for the 2021 Pip Permie Awards which recognise the individuals and organisations working tirelessly to create positive change. As Australia’s leading permaculture title, Pip will reward the businesses, people and projects who…


In the face of climate change and all that is currently challenging our world, planting and saving seeds to grow food is one of the most powerful actions we can take. An act of radical hope, it is taking control…

Issue 23 Flipbook

Pip Magazine Issue 23 cover
What you'll find in Issue 23 : Easy home soil tests to help create better soil Learn how to grow your own onions, garlic, leeks and chives Our guide to natural building techniques Get the most from your harvest with root-to-tip eating Make your own waste-free kitchen cloths low-alcohol drinks for better health Meet Indigenous cover artist Cheryl Davison An exploration of modern rituals to get your 2022 off to a positive start. Plus all our regular sections including foraging, garden guides, reducing waste, book reviews, kids patch and more.