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Featured: Gardening

For gardeners with a bit of unused space and a little ambition, keyhole gardens are ideal. They work like an organic recycling tank, using your food and garden waste as fuel to grow vegetables! Keyhole gardens are a mix between…

Gardening with Worms
Flowerpot Farming
Heirloom Vegetables


We asked two flourishing South African eco-communities some questions, and to share their advice for starting a successful and sustainable eco-community. Khula…
Urban Homesteading in Cape Town
Sustainable Poultry
Chicken Facts
Keeping Bees: my experience
Chickens in the City
Backyard Chickens?


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