Cover Crops: Living Mulch

One way to support good soil is to keep it covered using an organic mulch. We’re all familiar with mulches like straw or woodchip, but the benefit of growing a living mulch also needs to be considered.

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Woven Culture: Juanita Mulholland

If you love plants, you’ll know there’s always more to them than meets the eye. For Bardi artist Juanita Mulholland, coming to know native plants and their uses through weaving, sculpting and eco-dyeing, has helped her find herself, and reconnect with her heritage.

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Homemade Clothes: Freehand Top

You don’t need a pattern to make a new top, just a well-loved one you already own so you can replicate the best bits and know it’ll fit. And because the straight seams of this freehand design makes it easy to hand stitch, you don’t…

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Pip Noticeboard

In a bid to educate the next generation of environmentally conscious smartphone consumers, the 2022 MobileMuster Student Film Competition is underway with student’s being urged to submit a one-minute film based on this year’s theme of The Science of Recycling.

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Pip Mailbox: Brains Trust

The recent detection of varroa mite (Varroa destructor) at the Port of Newcastle in New South Wales poses enormous challenges not just to Australia’s commercial honey industry, but to the pollination vital for producing the food we grow and eat.

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Kids’ Patch

We love seeing what kids are growing with their families in their gardens, so snap and email us an image of what you’re harvesting at the moment. Send the photo to editorial@ pipmagazine.com.au – and you might even pick up a snazzy prize! This issue’s…

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Issue 25 Flipbook

Our new issue of Pip Magazine features a new cover design and lots of content to help you live a more earth – friendly life. In this issue you will learn how to grow fruit trees in small spaces, harvest wild food from your neighbourhood,…

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