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Members of the iCultivate community are able to use this facility to publish and communicate their ideas that are consistent with the purpose of the iCultivate website.

Sustainability is a goal of iCultivate. This category discusses ways of moving towards sustainable life-styles.

How to Propagate Plants in a Box

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How to Propagate Plants in a Box With the cooler months in the northern hemisphere approaching, our planting habits change - they need to change. Often this means that we retreat to a greenhouse or bring our gardening indoors. Often this also means that we leave our propagating until the warmer...
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Try Your Local Farmers Market

Try Your Local Farmers Market
Today I had such a good day that I wanted to share it with my gardening buddies. I spent most of the morning visiting several Farmers Markets around Brisbane. It had been a while since I had been to a Farmers Market and I am asking myself the question; why has...
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Recycle, Re-Purpose or Compost from the Kitchen

Recycle, Re-Purpose or Compost from the Kitchen
Are you looking for ways to reduce the amount of unusable waste that is generated by your household and in particular your kitchen? Some time ago, I became very concerned about the amount of day to day waste that was being generated by my activities in and around the kitchen. As...
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Self-Watering Planter Box - By Spurtopia

Self-Watering Planter Box - By Spurtopia
We invented a self-watering planter box for growing all kinds of vegetable. The box stores around 10 litres of water so no need watering for several days even weeks. More importantly, by up-cycling materials: styro-foam boxes from local fruit and vegie shops and a piece of plastic pipe from kerbside we...
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Recycle and Retask

Recycle and Retask
I was recently at Kunara Organic Cafe  (well worth a visit) and couldn't help but notice the set of shelves in the photograph. It reminded me of the significant amount of waste that we produce as a result of the lifestyles that many of us lead. It reminded me that while...
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