What do we need to do to make sure our gardens are responsive to the new climate?
The latest issue of ReNew: technology for a sustainable future is the Water Saving Special, exploring some of the approaches than can help homes and gardens thrive with efficient and effective use of water.
Gardening Australia’s Sophie Thomson gives tips on water-conscious gardening in a dry climate, permaculturist Dan Palmer explains the benefits of wicking beds, and inner-Melbourne resident Chris Walsh shows how he captures stormwater run-off with rain gardens and rainwater tanks.
ReNew looks at water efficiency in the home – surveying the gadgets, habits and tools than can help us make the most of our precious water. There’s also a mini-guide on waterless toilets.
That’s not all. Andrew Reddaway, the Alternative Technology Association’s (ATA) energy analyst, gives a thorough analysis of the sustainability issues around solar with battery storage, while Alicia Webb writes on the latest wind turbine technology and wind farms worldwide.
Plus, the magazine contains an Efficient Heating Buyers Guide on the latest in heat pump and hydronic heating. Just as we head into the colder months!