How To Pet-Proof Your Home

How To Pet-Proof Your Home

Whether you’re buying, renovating or building a new home, you’ll want to keep in mind your feline and canine companions. If your pet will be indoors with you some or all of the time, you’ll want to take steps to prolong the longevity and attractiveness of your...
The Best Time to Buy

The Best Time to Buy

When is the right time of year to buy a home? If you’ve pondered this question, chances are that you are serious about buying and getting your foot on the ladder. Research has shown that the seasons and the weather they bring have a definite impact on the housing...
Garden Therapy: 5 Herbs for a Happier, Healthier You

Garden Therapy: 5 Herbs for a Happier, Healthier You

Now is the season and these remarkable herbs can be planted almost anywhere in Australia. The therapeutic effects of gardening have been well documented; whether it be a simple distraction from the rigors of daily life, the satisfaction of seeing your work come to...
5 Surprising Hacks For Saving Power In Your Home

5 Surprising Hacks For Saving Power In Your Home

Every year Australian households could be saving hundreds of dollars on their power bills.  Here are a few simple tricks that Nectar recommends to try in your own home – some may surprise you! 1) Don’t overcharge your devices Rest easy whilst charging your...
Now you see it, Now you don’t! The house that disappears…

Now you see it, Now you don’t! The house that disappears…

Ingenious design blends a tiny home into its natural surroundings like never seen before. The aptly named Disappear Retreat, born of cutting edge design and the most environmentally sustainable practices in the industry, barely leaves a footprint in the landscape.  In...
Keep it local! Create a vibrant garden with native plants and birds

Keep it local! Create a vibrant garden with native plants and birds

With over 24,000 native plants and 800 native birds, the only issue to realising your own amazing Australian backyard is choosing which ones! Birds and plants share a symbiotic relationship that is mutually beneficial to one another.  Simply put, birds want the...