Category - Lifestyle

Plastic in everyday life – Let’s reduce the use!

So Much Plastic! We see it on our beaches, in our street gutters and storm drains, wedged in trees, behind bushes and even in the stomachs of dead animals, yet for some reason we still use massive amounts of single use plastic on a daily basis. Humanity has created over 8.3 billion tons of plastic …

VIDEO: What about a vertical garden in your home?

Bringing a beautiful big garden to a small space The Natura Pacific team were recently offered the very rewarding job of creating a beautiful vertical garden at the home of Lorraine and Patrick on the Gold Coast. After moving into a smaller home they found they missed their garden so much that they went searching …

Queensland joins fight against plastic bags

Have you heard the news about plastic bags? The Queensland Government has not long ago implemented changes to the types of plastic shopping bags that are allowed to be given to customers by retailers. And one thing is for sure – these changes will more than likely affect most of us if we are not …

Meditation and Mindfulness – Helping to deal with stress

Does life stress you out at times? Well you are certainly not alone! In fact nearly one in four Australians reported moderate to severe stress levels according to The Australian Psychological Society’s 2014 National Stress and Wellbeing in Australia Survey[1]. While we cannot eliminate every source of stress, thankfully we can increase our capacity to …

VIDEO: Inspiring Schools – A beautiful permaculture garden at a local school

So many schools, both big and small, undertake some wonderfully inspiring programs for their students and community. Here at Natura we love having the opportunity to share some of the things we are lucky enough to see while visiting these great inspiring schools on our travels. Take a look at the beautiful permaculture garden at …

VIDEO: Native stingless bees – How to make a hive seperator

Another great video about how to care for a native bee hive. This time Kieran and his young son Beau show you how to make a hive seperator, along with how to install it and how it will benefit your own native bee hive. To see our other videos about our wonderful native bees take a …

VIDEO: Back to basics – Getting children outside

Tracey is Natura Education’s early childhood specialist and she is just brimming with wonderful and simple ideas for getting our children outside in the fresh air and engaged in imaginative and active play. Take a look at this video where Tracey shares some great ideas! To find out more about what we do take a …

VIDEO: Some laughs with the Natura team from 2016!

Well 2016 was an awesome year for Natura Pacific! Our amazing team worked hard and we achieved so much. Even better… we had a lot of laughs along the way. Throughout 2016 the Natura team dedicated ourselves to producing the many videos that you may have seen on our Latest News feed. We wanted to …

VIDEO: Our beautiful green wall – look at it now!

It has been quite a while since we shared the progress of our green wall. It is growing so beautifully that we thought it was well past was time for an update! This timelapse video was a wonderful way to share just how much the plants have grown over the last 8 months or so, and …

VIDEO: Beauty in nature: How to make a mandala box

Sometimes the simplest of ideas using materials from nature can provide the best of fun, whilst at the same time unlocking a child’s in-built creativity. Even better, by providing children with objects directly from nature they can learn to appreciate and seek out the incredible diversity and beauty that can be found outside if they …

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