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All good potting media should meet the needs of plant roots for air, water, nutrients, and support. Some common ingredients allowed in organic potting media include: Soil. For many years, the trend in conventional growing has been toward soilless media….

Natural Pest and Disease Control in your Vegetable Garden
Flowerpot Farming
Gardening with Worms

Self-Sufficiency

Chicken
The amount of hormones, antibiotics and similar junk that has been fed, injected and sprayed onto the food that makes up the…
Keeping Bees: my experience
Chickens in the City
Urban Homesteading in Cape Town
Frugal Parenting
The Freeman Family’s Sustainable Journey
Chicken Facts

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…

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