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PUMP IT!

Grundfos SCALA1 brings intuitive water boosting to Australian homes through intelligent pump control. The all-in-one booster solution was designed to achieve convenience and customised control over your home water system, right from your smartphone. Ideal for garden irrigation or pressure boosting in one- and two-family houses and apartments, SCALA1 is an all-in-one unit, integrating pump, motor, diaphragm tank, pressure and flow sensor, dry-running protection, controller and nonreturn valve. Talk about an all-rounder! grundfos.com/au

#MEETTHECHICKFLUENCERS

Backyard chickens took the world by storm in 2020. And with many Aussies spending more time at home due to the pandemic, owning their very own flock seemed like the perfect solution to cure the lockdown blues. Naturally, as the demand for fluffy companions grew, so did the Instagrams. The world of chicken Instagrammers is a thriving community. When you search #backyardchickens on Instagram there are over 1.7 million posts, while #chickensofinstagram has accumulated over two million posts. Meet a few of our favourites from ChickenGuard, the creators of the world’s most innovative chicken door openers: Aussie influencers @herechookchook, @ilovechookens and @our.backyard.life. Not only do these accounts provide wholesome content of cute cluckers, they offer insightful and helpful advice for any chicken owners. chickenguard.com.au

ENJOY THE GOOD LIFE

Hannah Moloney’s new book The Good Life highlights all the things the author is passionate about: sustainability, permaculture and supporting people to create their own version of a good life, anytime and anywhere. You may recognise Hannah from ABC TV’s Gardening Australia, where she is a guest presenter, sharing her knowledge about permaculture. From growing your own food to composting, building a DIY water tank to car sharing, The Good Life delivers all the skills, self-reliance and confidence needed to engage meaningfully with your space, your food and your community. goodlifepermaculture.com.au

BBQ PRO

The new Traeger Pro 575 barbecue makes easy work of creating incredible-tasting wood-fired food. Perfect for those with a penchant for gadgets, the barbecue comes with all-terrain wheels and the new Pro Wi-fi pellet grill. This state-of-the-art technology helps you cook consistent meals packed with that smoky wood-fired flavour that would leave the most devout vegetarian salivating. traeger.com

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