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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…

Compost: cooking a meal for your garden
Heirloom Vegetables
Do It Yourself: organic potting soil for your flowerpot farm

Self-Sufficiency

Chicken
The amount of hormones, antibiotics and similar junk that has been fed, injected and sprayed onto the food that makes up the…
Chickens in the City
Backyard Chickens?
Start your own eco-community
The Freeman Family’s Sustainable Journey
Chicken Facts
Frugal Parenting

Food

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
Dried Mushrooms
Drying Foods at Home
Kneading Dough
Home-Baked Bread