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Controlling pests organically means much more than simply changing the types of sprays and dusts you use. Organic gardeners aim to create a balanced system where pests are regulated naturally and where there is seldom the need to use even…

Heirloom Vegetables
Compost: cooking a meal for your garden
Flowerpot Farming

Self-Sufficiency

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
Keeping Bees: my experience
Sustainable Poultry
Backyard Chickens?
Chickens in the City
Frugal Parenting

Food

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…

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