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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….

Flowerpot Farming
Gardening with Worms
Heirloom Vegetables


Frugal parenting
Kids need a lot less than we give them, and restoring old furniture and using good quality second-hand clothing and toys make…
Urban Homesteading in Cape Town
The Freeman Family’s Sustainable Journey
Start your own eco-community
Chicken Facts
Chickens in the City
Backyard Chickens?


Drying Foods at Home

Since antiquity, the art of dehydrating food has saved more than a few civilizations: to the ancient Greeks, Egyptians, and…

Using residual heat for cooking
Energy Efficiency in your Kitchen
Kneading Dough
Home-Baked Bread
Preserving vegetables
Preserving Summer’s Bounty