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Controlling pests organically means much more than simply changing the types of sprays and dusts you use. Organic gardeners aim to create a balanced system where pests are regulated naturally and where there is seldom the need to use even…

Build a Self-Composting Keyhole Garden
Heirloom Vegetables
Flowerpot Farming

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…
Urban Homesteading in Cape Town
The Freeman Family’s Sustainable Journey
Backyard Chickens?
Start your own eco-community
Chickens in the City
Sustainable Poultry

Food

Drying Foods at Home

Since antiquity, the art of dehydrating food has saved more than a few civilizations: to the ancient Greeks, Egyptians, and…

Preserving vegetables
Preserving Summer’s Bounty
Using residual heat for cooking
Energy Efficiency in your Kitchen
Kneading Dough
Home-Baked Bread