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The easiest way to think about composting is to pretend you’re cooking a meal for your garden. Let’s pretend you’re making a stew. As with the real thing, for compost you need to prepare your raw ingredients, put them in…

Natural Pest and Disease Control in your Vegetable Garden
Flowerpot Farming
Build a Self-Composting Keyhole Garden


The Freeman Kids
Many times we have had people come over for a visit or a braai, and they gush with amazement at how we…
Backyard Chickens?
Start your own eco-community
Sustainable Poultry
Chicken Facts
Keeping Bees: my experience
Chickens in the City


Home-Baked Bread

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

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