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Featured: Gardening

You don’t need acres of land; you don’t even need a big garden to enjoy your very own homegrown, fresh garden produce. Your balcony, your stoep, or even a windowsill can all be turned into vegetable producing areas. There are…

Compost: cooking a meal for your garden
Build a Self-Composting Keyhole Garden
Do It Yourself: organic potting soil for your flowerpot farm


The Freeman Kids
Many times we have had people come over for a visit or a braai, and they gush with amazement at how we…
Start your own eco-community
Urban Homesteading in Cape Town
Backyard Chickens?
Sustainable Poultry
Keeping Bees: my experience
Frugal Parenting


Home-Baked Bread

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

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