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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…

Build a Self-Composting Keyhole Garden
Do It Yourself: organic potting soil for your flowerpot farm
Gardening with Worms


Fresh Eggs
When people think of chickens, they picture tractors and ploughed land as far as the eye can see. Well, I’m here to…
Urban Homesteading in Cape Town
The Freeman Family’s Sustainable Journey
Frugal Parenting
Keeping Bees: my experience
Chicken Facts
Sustainable Poultry


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…

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