October 2017

Published a story 16th Oct 2017 5:31 PM

JACK'S garden proves there's plenty we can do to avoid using chemicals when growing fruit and vegetables.

Healthy eating that won't break the budget

JACK'S garden proves there's plenty we can do to avoid using chemicals when growing fruit and vegetables.

Published a story 9th Oct 2017 3:16 PM

DIETITIAN debunks seven beliefs about the ageing process, including that your stomach shrinks as you age!

We're busting nutrition myths

DIETITIAN debunks seven beliefs about the ageing process, including that your stomach shrinks as you age!

Published a story 2nd Oct 2017 1:34 PM

WE ARE very pleased to announce the main winners of the Lismore Home Garden Education Club's annual competition.

Congratulations to all our local green thumbs

WE ARE very pleased to announce the main winners of the Lismore Home Garden Education Club's annual competition.

September 2017

Published a story 4th Sep 2017 5:50 PM

IF you're sick of caring for tricky house plants but want the great outdoor indoors then we may have the answer.

Instant, low-care greenery for your home

IF you're sick of caring for tricky house plants but want the great outdoor indoors then we may have the answer.

August 2017

Published a story 28th Aug 2017 7:01 PM

A NEW survey of Australian women of all ages has found more than 40% have been diagnosed with an anxiety disorder or depression.

Anxiety at all time high

A NEW survey of Australian women of all ages has found more than 40% have been diagnosed with an anxiety disorder or depression.

July 2017

Published a story 24th Jul 2017 5:36 PM

CONGRATULATIONS to Byron Shire Council, now on a path to zero chemical use in weed control.

Thumbs up to council for going chemical-free

CONGRATULATIONS to Byron Shire Council, now on a path to zero chemical use in weed control.

March 2017

Published a story 13th Mar 2017 4:26 PM

IT MAY be the scale of the garden that visitors find creates a certain calm.

High on a hill, an oasis of calm

IT MAY be the scale of the garden that visitors find creates a certain calm.

Published a story 7th Mar 2017 6:28 AM

IF YOUR roses are flowering in March, bring some of their scented gorgeousness inside and create a beautiful vase display.

Bring your garden indoors

IF YOUR roses are flowering in March, bring some of their scented gorgeousness inside and create a beautiful vase display.

February 2017

Published a story 13th Feb 2017 5:00 PM

Roma and Charleville Stock and Rural Crime Investigation Squads (SARCIS) made the arrests on the weekend, after an ongoing six month investigation. .

Two Balonne Shire men face goat fraud charges

Roma and Charleville Stock and Rural Crime Investigation Squads (SARCIS) made the arrests on the weekend, after an ongoing six month investigation. .

Published a story 13th Feb 2017 4:43 PM

JOANNE has spent the past 20 years imagining and creating her perfect garden.

Vision of beauty in her own backyard

JOANNE has spent the past 20 years imagining and creating her perfect garden.

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I am an editor with a broad range of interests including well-being, the environment, politics, lifestyle issues, social trends, sex and relationships and community. I am also a qualified counsellor and permaculturist, a dog lover and a yogi. I have written two books, Sex, Optimism and Surviving the 21st Century (Harper Collins) and Slow Sydney (Affirm Press). I love new ideas and people who think outside the box . I enjoy working in a close-knit community.