Pip Magazine provides simple, positive, practical solutions to living a more sustainable life. With articles on growing your own food, natural building,wholefoods, keeping bees, backyard chooks, fermenting, design, natural parenting and much more. Pip has profiles on people, projects, gardens, farms, houses and businesses. There are ‘how to’ guides, recipes, reviews, a directory and a kid’s section.
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Pip Permaculture Magazine
PIP PICKS THINGS WE LIKE
5 BUGS FOR BIOCONTROL
LETTERS TO THE EDITOR
CONNECTING TO COUNTRY
Lost and found
AMARANTH • Amaranth is a common and highly nutritious weed easily recognised by its beautiful but rather peculiar nodding seed heads.
FEBRUARY-MAY • Seasonal garden guides for Australian climates
SUBSCRIBE & WIN! • Excalibur five-tray dehydrator valued at $579 up for grabs!
Crop rotation KEEP IT MOVING
Givers and takers • COMMON EXAMPLES OF WHICH VEGETABLE FALLS UNDER WHICH FEEDING OR GIVING CATEGORY.
Working families • EACH PLANT FAMILY IS ROTATED AS A SINGLE GROUP, AND THERE ARE UP TO SIX GROUPS WHICH CAN BE ROTATED WITH THIS SYSTEM.
Regenerative agriculture ON HOME SOIL
Bringing it home • HOW TO ADOPT REGENERATIVE AGRICULTURE PRACTICES IN YOUR OWN BACKYARD
Dehydrating fruit CUT AND DRIED
Eating organically THE GREEN STANDARD
The where-you-can approach
Rental retrofits LEASE ON LIFE
Straw bale garden • HERE’S AN INEXPENSIVE GARDEN BED SYSTEM THAT CAN BE COMPOSTED OR USED AS MULCH WHEN IT’S TIME TO MOVE ON.
Ethical investment BANKING ON THE FUTURE
The real value
Where to start
Sleep hygiene REST ASSURED
Connecting communities ONCE AND FOR ALL
Pandemic positives SILVER LININGS
Follow the leaders
Easy peasy LEMON SQUEEZY
On the side KIMCHI
Good oils HOMEMADE SOAP
Basic cold-process soap
SHOW US YOUR GARDEN • Katherine, Northern Territory
MAKE YOUR OWN LIZARD LOUNGE • Lizards, skinks and geckos are garden guardians who eat slugs, snails and other insects that enjoy munching on your garden. Sadly, lizards’ homes are disappearing, but you can help!
READ & WATCH • The books and films inspiring you to make a difference
FAIR TRADERS • Pip partners with brands who align with its values of earth care, people care and fair share. Ethical companies producing goodquality products that don’t harm the planet, instead aiming to improve it.
PERMACULTURE ETHICS, PRINCIPLES & ACTIONS