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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…

Natural Pest and Disease Control in your Vegetable Garden
Do It Yourself: organic potting soil for your flowerpot farm
Heirloom Vegetables


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…
Sustainable Poultry
Chickens in the City
Urban Homesteading in Cape Town
Frugal Parenting
Start your own eco-community
The Freeman Family’s Sustainable Journey


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