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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…

Heirloom Vegetables
Do It Yourself: organic potting soil for your flowerpot farm
Compost: cooking a meal for your garden


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…
Chicken Facts
Sustainable Poultry
The Freeman Family’s Sustainable Journey
Chickens in the City
Urban Homesteading in Cape Town
Backyard Chickens?


Energy Efficiency in your Kitchen

I love the change of seasons – the different colours, clothes, and perhaps most of all, the shift in seasonal foods…

Dried Mushrooms
Drying Foods at Home
Preserving vegetables
Preserving Summer’s Bounty
Kneading Dough
Home-Baked Bread