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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

Self-Sufficiency

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?

Food

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