Ecological grass / Guides

“The perfect lawn” comes with a very heavy environmental cost!
Landscaping

Which are the best bee-friendly & Eco-friendly alternatives to grass lawns in backyards?

...grass Alternatives for grass - ground covers! Choosing an alternative to grass as a backyard play area for kids is not reserved for ‘hardcore environmenta...

Climate change impact of diet
Lifestyle and environment

how your diet affects climate change

...grass-fed eggs and dairy Organic, humane and grass-fed eggs and dairy have a lower environmental impact than what comes out of large-scale production faciliti...

Permeable interlock pavers & paving stones
Permeable laneways and patios

Water-permeable landscaping surfaces

...grass grow, but not much. So aside from the ecological impacts that come with an impermeable world, you may need rubber boots to barbeque your dinner on an othe...

Natural backyard swimming pool design (NSP)
Natural swimming pools and ponds

Natural ponds and natural swimming pools

...ecological balance of the pool and play an important role in slowing the growth of algae. 3) Biological filters: As water passes through the fibrous root stru...

Urban farming
Landscaping

Landscaping, outdooring & urban farming

...ecological footprint extends beyond the walls of our home, this is why in the LEED rating system you will see references to 'drought resistant ' and 'native spe...

Commercial Living green roof on the Helen Schuler Nature centre
Roof coverings

Living green roofs: the secrets to success

...ecological footprint of the facility, and to demonstrate native plants as a viable alternative to conventional landscaping. The secret for a succesful green r...