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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….

Flowerpot Farming
Compost: cooking a meal for your garden
Heirloom Vegetables

Self-Sufficiency

Bees on frame
A year before we moved to African Bliss, our farm in the Kouga mountains, I decided to do a course in bee-keeping. I…
Start your own eco-community
Sustainable Poultry
The Freeman Family’s Sustainable Journey
Chicken Facts
Frugal Parenting
Chickens in the City

Food

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