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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
Compost: cooking a meal for your garden
Gardening with Worms

Self-Sufficiency

Another Chicken
Yes, you can keep chickens in the city! Most municipalities allow you to keep up to three hens in your yard without…
Sustainable Poultry
The Freeman Family’s Sustainable Journey
Urban Homesteading in Cape Town
Chickens in the City
Backyard Chickens?
Start your own eco-community

Food

Preserving Summer’s Bounty

If you want to become more self-sufficient in your kitchen, it makes sense to extend this self-reliance beyond the kitchen…

Dried Mushrooms
Drying Foods at Home
Kneading Dough
Home-Baked Bread
Using residual heat for cooking
Energy Efficiency in your Kitchen