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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….

Natural Pest and Disease Control in your Vegetable Garden
Heirloom Vegetables
Gardening with Worms

Self-Sufficiency

Chicken
The amount of hormones, antibiotics and similar junk that has been fed, injected and sprayed onto the food that makes up the…
Backyard Chickens?
Start your own eco-community
Urban Homesteading in Cape Town
Frugal Parenting
Chickens in the City
The Freeman Family’s Sustainable Journey

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