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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
Compost: cooking a meal for your garden
Flowerpot Farming

Self-Sufficiency

Bees on frame
A year before we moved to African Bliss, our farm in the Kouga mountains, I decided to do a course in bee-keeping. I…
Sustainable Poultry
Chicken Facts
Frugal Parenting
Urban Homesteading in Cape Town
The Freeman Family’s Sustainable Journey
Backyard Chickens?

Food

Drying Foods at Home

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

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