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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
Flowerpot Farming
Gardening with Worms


The amount of hormones, antibiotics and similar junk that has been fed, injected and sprayed onto the food that makes up the…
Keeping Bees: my experience
Chickens in the City
Urban Homesteading in Cape Town
Frugal Parenting
The Freeman Family’s Sustainable Journey
Chicken Facts


Energy Efficiency in your Kitchen

I love the change of seasons – the different colours, clothes, and perhaps most of all, the shift in seasonal foods…

Preserving vegetables
Preserving Summer’s Bounty
Kneading Dough
Home-Baked Bread
Dried Mushrooms
Drying Foods at Home