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Featured: Gardening

For gardeners with a bit of unused space and a little ambition, keyhole gardens are ideal. They work like an organic recycling tank, using your food and garden waste as fuel to grow vegetables! Keyhole gardens are a mix between…

Natural Pest and Disease Control in your Vegetable Garden
Flowerpot Farming
Do It Yourself: organic potting soil for your flowerpot farm


Frugal parenting
Kids need a lot less than we give them, and restoring old furniture and using good quality second-hand clothing and toys make…
Start your own eco-community
Backyard Chickens?
Urban Homesteading in Cape Town
Keeping Bees: my experience
The Freeman Family’s Sustainable Journey
Sustainable Poultry


Preserving Summer’s Bounty

If you want to become more self-sufficient in your kitchen, it makes sense to extend this self-reliance beyond the kitchen…

Kneading Dough
Home-Baked Bread
Dried Mushrooms
Drying Foods at Home
Using residual heat for cooking
Energy Efficiency in your Kitchen