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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…

Compost: cooking a meal for your garden
Gardening with Worms
Flowerpot Farming


We asked two flourishing South African eco-communities some questions, and to share their advice for starting a successful and sustainable eco-community. Khula…
Sustainable Poultry
Chickens in the City
Chicken Facts
Frugal Parenting
Keeping Bees: my experience
Urban Homesteading in Cape Town


Home-Baked Bread

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

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