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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…

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


Zoe and Chicken
A friend of ours who had a large property in Constantia had about 60 layers and was looking to downsize her chicken…
Keeping Bees: my experience
The Freeman Family’s Sustainable Journey
Chicken Facts
Backyard Chickens?
Start your own eco-community
Urban Homesteading in Cape Town


Home-Baked Bread

Since time immemorial, humans have made, eaten and celebrated bread, in its many forms and flavours. Convenient and filling in…

Preserving vegetables
Preserving Summer’s Bounty
Dried Mushrooms
Drying Foods at Home
Using residual heat for cooking
Energy Efficiency in your Kitchen