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When describing an earthworm to someone who has never seen one, it sounds like you are describing a creature that is too good to be true and can’t possibly exist. They don’t have any ears, eyes, or a nose, but…

Heirloom Vegetables
Compost: cooking a meal for your garden
Natural Pest and Disease Control in your Vegetable Garden

Self-Sufficiency

Fresh Eggs
When people think of chickens, they picture tractors and ploughed land as far as the eye can see. Well, I’m here to…
Start your own eco-community
The Freeman Family’s Sustainable Journey
Urban Homesteading in Cape Town
Chickens in the City
Keeping Bees: my experience
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